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Isabell Werth Announces Don Johnson's Retirement

Isabell Werth is riding the 17-year old Hanoverian gelding Don Johnson in his last year in international competition sport. Werth announced her retirement plans for the horse at the CDI Mannheim last weekend.

Don Johnson is by Don Frederico out of Werona (by Warkant) and bred by UIrike Meyer. He is owned by Werth's long-time sponsor Madeleine Winter-Schulze.

The bay gelding was first competed as a youngster in the riding horse tests by Matthias Klatt in 2005. He made his show debut under Werth at a local show in Hunxe at L-level in April 2008 and moved to small tour level in 2009.

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