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Gerhard Politz

A Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI)-level competitor and trainer, Gerhard Politz, who immigrated to the United States from Stuttgart, Germany, in 1987, is a German Reitlehrer FN, a British Horse Society Instructor and a USDF gold medalist.

In Germany, he studied with masters such as Egon von Neindorff and Willi Schultheis as well as Gen. Kurt Albrecht, former head of the Spanish Riding School. In 1992, Politz joined the editorial board for the USDF instructor’s manual.