Ben Asselin Riding in Riesenbeck
Based out of Ludger Beerbaum's training centre in Riesenbeck, Germany, Ben Asselin arrived with a string of six horses: the 10-year-old stallion Veyron, nine-year-old gelding Cool Feeling, 10-year-old mare Wahrhaftige CR, and three young horses – Clockwise (seven); Livestream 2 (six), and Lookout (eight). Horse Sport caught up with Asselin on his way to the Dortmund CSI4* to talk about his life in the heart of the European show circuit. "It actually came about in the summer series last year," he explained of his reason for the move. "Philipp [Weishaupt] came to Spruce – Ludger had sent him there to compete. (Weishaupt won the Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen last summer and is one of Beerbaum's riders.) I was kind of looking to do something in Europe and Philipp said 'why don't you come and base out of our stable and do a bit of training?' " Beerbaum's setup is central…
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