Chronicle

2018 // World Equestrian Games in Tryon/USA

Sporting Highlight of the year: the World Equestrian Games in Tryon/USA.

The equestrian teams equipped by PIKEUR are extremely successful: In the dressage, the German team wins the gold medal and Isabell Werth takes the individual title.  In jumping, the German team secures the bronze medal and Simone Blum wins individual gold. Ingrid Klimke achieves the individual bronze medal in eventing. Finally, the German Para-Dressage team wins the bronze medal not only once but even four times: the individual bronze medals were achieved by Regine Mispelkamp (Grade V), Elke Philipp (Grade I) and Dr. Angelika Trabert (Grade III). On top, the German team secures the team bronze medal.

2017 // THE YEAR OF BIRTHDAYS AND EXPANSION OF THE DOKR PARTNERSHIP

Celebrating a combined age of 100: 60 years of PIKEUR and 40 years of ESKADRON.

Expansion of engagement as official outfitter of the German Equestrian Olympic Committee (DOKR): in addition to providing equipment to showjumping riders and drivers, PIKEUR will also be the official outfitter for the dressage, event and para-equestrian disciplines for the Nations' Cup competitions and championships. As a consequence, PIKEUR has now become the FN's main sponsor.

2016 // OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO DE JANEIRO

PIKEUR is the official outfitter of the German, Brazilian and Dutch showjumping teams with for the sporting highlight of the year - the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

Contracts with team silver medallists Ludger Beerbaum and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Reitmeister Hubertus Schmidt are extended.

European Young Riders' Dressage Champion Jil-Marielle Becks also signs a contract to represent the PIKEUR and ESKADRON brands. 

2015 // 25 YEARS OF THE PIKEUR & BRINKMANN GROUP 

PIKEUR celebrates 25-years of affiliation with the Brinkmann Group. PIKEUR becomes a premium partner of Riesenbeck International.

The European Championships in Aachen are the sporting highlight of the year. German showjumping riders, wearing outfits by PIKEUR, win the team silver medal.

2014 // WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES IN CAEN

PIKEUR/ESKADRON equips the national teams of the German, Dutch and Brazilian showjumping riders, French dressage riders and German drivers at the World Equestrian Games in Caen, Normandy.

2014 // MARCO KUTSCHER AND EVA BITTER FOR PIKEUR/ESKADRON

PIKEUR signs a contract of collaboration with Marco Kutscher and his partner Eva Bitter, six-time German Showjumping Champion, when they set up their own yard.

2013 // EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HERNING /DENMARK

The German showjumping team wins team silver at the European Championships in Denmark - wearing outfits by PIKEUR.

2012 // OLYMPIC GAMES IN LONDON AND KATRIN ECKERMANN FOR PIKEUR/ESKADRON

At the start of the year PIKEUR signs a contract of collaboration with Katrin Eckermann - the 2011 shooting star in showjumping and second-place winner in the Riders Tour.

At the London Olympics PIKEUR provides the entire German showjumping team, incl. the grooms, with high-quality competition clothing. PIKEUR also plays a decisive role in equipping the officials.

2011 // EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN MADRID

PIKEUR is delighted about the European team showjumping champions. Germany wins team gold in Madrid, of course wearing red riding jackets by PIKEUR.

The year 2010 // PIKEUR is official outfitter of the show jumping team

PIKEUR is official outfitter of the show jumping team at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky/USA

The year 2010 // Anna Maria Jakobs for PIKEUR / ESKADRON

Since January 2010 the successful young show jumping rider who, already at this stage in her young career, can look back at participation in Nations' Cup events, becomes new ambassador of the PIKEUR / ESKADRON brands. PIKEUR is quite sure that with her talent, strong will and horse potential, all equestrian sports enthusiasts will continue to have great enjoyment with Anna Maria Jakobs and her top horse Lausejunge.

The year 2009

PIKEUR extends its contract as Olympic outfitter with the DOKR for the disciplines of driving and show jumping. The company has now been outfitter of the cadre continuously since 1972.

The year 2008 // Olympic Games

PIKEUR is the official outfitter of the German show jumping team at the Olympic Games in Hong Kong.

The year 2007 // This year the company celebrates its 50-year jubilee

A year with a number of special highlights culminates in a jubilee festival with 750 invited guests from business, sport and politics. 
At the same time further capacity expansion is carried out at the Werther location in order to cope with the increased raw materials requirement and the higher shipping volumes.

The year 2006 // PIKEUR is the Official Outfitter at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen

For decades the equestrian fashions manufacturer PIKEUR has been the reliable outfitter-partner of numerous equestrian sports teams at top international competitive events including European and World Championships as well as the Olympic Games.
On the occasion of the World Equestrian Games in Aachen the world’s leading brand was confronted by a completely new challenge:
For the greatest event in the history of German equestrianism, the entire German national team is provided with competition clothing by PIKEUR. Furthermore, via the parent company - the Brinkmann Group headquartered in Herford – all German riders and officials of all seven disciplines are equipped with formal dress for their public appearances, which had been specifically designed for this purpose. This fashionable collection comprises suits, blouses and scarves for the ladies; jackets, trousers, shirts and ties for the men.
Furthermore all members of the championship cadre from seniors to young riders, juniors to the pony-cadre are provided with the official formal clothing to the end of 2008.
As a global player in the field of equestrian sports, PIKEUR hopes to stand on the winner’s rostrum together with Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Ludger Beerbaum and Marco Kutscher as well as the complete German team.
PIKEUR Charity – Germany Flag supports therapeutic riding
Outfitter PIKEUR flies its flag
At the World Equestrian Games in Aachen the riding wear manufacturer PIKEUR demonstrates commitment to a good cause: The company sells German flags at the event. For every flag sold, one euro is donated to Therapeutic Riding in Bethel. The flags are offered at the joint stand of City Reitsport Huvers (Borken) and Reitsport Kronen (Nettetal) for a price of two euros. Marco Kutscher (incumbent Double European Champion in Show Jumping) and Klaus Brinkmann (Managing Director of PIKEUR) support the campaign and fly the flag.