Nickname: Mopsie Owner: Akiko Yamazaki & Four Winds Farm Groom: Eddie Garcia Gender: Gelding Breed: KWPN Disciplines: Dressage Sire: Spielberg Dam: Upanoeska Foal Date: 3/26/2008
Suppenkasper began his partnership with Steffen Peters in 2017. The following year, they tallied numerous CDI3* and CDI-W wins on the West Coast circuit before heading to Europe for the summer. Peters and Suppenkasper were third in the CDI3* FEI Grand Prix at CHIO Rotterdam, won the CDI4* FEI Grand Prix and FEI Grand Prix Special at CDI Leudelange, and collected two top-five finishes in the CDI4* FEI Grand Prix and FEI Grand Prix Special at CHIO Aachen. The pair closed out the year by taking home the team silver medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon.
In 2019, Peters and Suppenkasper began the year with multiple CDI3* and CDI-W wins on the West Coast circuit. Another summer in Europe resulted in two second-place finishes in the CDI4* FEI Grand Prix and FEI Grand Prix Special at CDI Leudelange and the team bronze medal in the FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ Germany at CHIO Aachen.
Peters and Suppenkasper were undefeated in 2020 at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) in Wellington, Fla., and Desert Dressage in Thermal, Calif. The highlight of the year was by the team and individual gold medals at the FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA.
The pair kicked off 2021 in winning fashion, claiming top honors in the CDI4* FEI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special at the AGDF 3 and the CDI5* FEI Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle at AGDF 7. Peters and Suppenkasper collected personal best scores of 77.696% in the FEI Grand Prix 79.532% in the FEI Grand Prix Special at the U.S. Dressage Mandatory Observation Event.