Full name: Walter Franz Georg Feyerabend
Born: December 3, 1891 in Shosseynoye, Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: April 17, 1962 in Bethel, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
German three-day-eventer Walter Feyerabend withdraw with his horse [Alpenrose] after a bad fall in the cross country section at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Despite only two of their three riders completing the course, Germany was the highest scoring of the non-finishers. Feyerabend could have suffered serious injury after Alpenrose hit an obstacle, throwing the rider highly out of the saddle. The mare suffered severe bruising which forced the pair to withdraw from the final jumping section.
Feyerabend was an army captain at the time of the Olympics. He actively participated in World War I and II. During World War II and was awarded the Iron Cross class I and II. He eventually was promoted to Lieutenant-General as a member of the Air Force.
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