Hometown: Napa, Calif. Birthday: 9/10/1968 Sport/Disciplines: Dressage Olympic Years: 2020
Originally from Krefeld, Germany, Sabine Schut-Kery came to the United States in 1998 to build her career as a professional dressage trainer, first in Texas and later in California. With Alice Womble’s Hanoverian stallion, Sanceo, Schut-Kery represented the U.S. in international competition for the first time in 2015 at the Pan American Games in Toronto and brought home a team gold medal. In 2018, she was part of the winning FEI Nations Cup USA team in Wellington, Fla.
Schut-Kery has brought Sanceo up from the start of his career as a young horse to the highest levels of the sport. In 2021, the pair won the FEI Grand Prix Special at Adequan Global Dressage Festival 6, the FEI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special CDI5* at AGDF 7, and the FEI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special CDI3* at AGDF 10. Schut-Kery and Sanceo earned personal best scores of 78.978% in the FEI Grand Prix and 78.298% in the FEI Grand Prix Special at the U.S. Dressage Mandatory Observation Event.