GERMANY coach Kim Raisner has been disqualified from the lads’s trendy pentathlon after PUNCHING a horse.
Raisner, 48, a retired trendy pentathlete, was left fuming with horse Saint Boy after it refused to leap for athlete Annika Schleu within the girls’s occasion.
Annika Schleu was lowered to tears after Saint Boy refused to obey her instructions
Saint Boy pulls up brief simply earlier than a hurdle within the showjumping spherical of the fashionable pentathlon
Raisner has been booted out of the OlympicsCredit: Getty
And in response to Reuters, the German took out her frustration on the horse by hitting it with a fist above its again leg.
She reportedly instructed Schleu to “actually hit” the horse when it refused to leap.
Germany’s Olympic group chief Alfons Hoermann confirmed Raisner has been withdrawn from Saturday’s occasions.
He mentioned: “We had been all in settlement that the coach won’t be on the competitors on Saturday.
“We additionally contemplate that an pressing overview of the incident is important, particularly by way of animal safety, and that the nationwide and worldwide federations draw their conclusions.”
Schleu, 31, had been main the standings within the Girls’s trendy pentathlon previous to the showjumping.
However after randomly choosing Saint Boy – her first assembly with the horse – issues began to go downhill.
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Saint Boy did not co-operate after hitting the fifth hurdle
Schleu’s Olympic dream was destroyed by Saint Boy’s antics
Saint Boy bucked and misbehaved throughout the warmup and after Schleu struggled to get him into the sector, the horse fully gave up after colliding with the fifth hurdle.
Britain’s Kate French received gold in occasion with a complete rating of 1385.
Schleu was in tears throughout the showjumping occasion after Saint Boy let her down, and ultimately completed thirty first total.
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