United Counties Showground. Carmarthen

15th to 20th July 2019

Switzerland Teams

Audrey Progin

Hi, I’m Audrey from Geneva, Switzerland. I’m 27 years old and have been doing mounted games for the last 12 years. I have also been representing Switzerland in Europeans individuals and world pairs but it’s my first world team championship. I’m really excited to be a part of this amazing competition with my favorite partner Léo. He’s such a wonderful pony and we have been competing together since 2009. Even if it was hard sometimes at the beginning, I cannot imagine another horse by my side now. I’m really proud of him and cannot wait to be there this summer!

Caroline Parmelin

I am 24 years old and I ride since I was five years old. My first ETC was in 2011 in Northern Ireland. I was in the Swiss team in 2015 in Kentucky for my first WTC. It will be my third WTC this year. I ride my pony Comet since 2016, she comes from Ireland and she is the best partner I could have asked for! She is a very sensitive pony but once she trusted me, we did a great job together so far. I cannot wait to be part of this amazing competition with her. I am looking forward to this awesome week!

Giuanna Caplazi

Hi my name is Giuanna and I am 18 years old. I have been doing games since 2011 and represented the Swiss team already several times at the European Championship. This will be my first time competing at a World Championship and I’m going to ride my pony Kiltomer.

Guy Schneider

My name is Guy Schneider. I am 30 years old. I am self-dependent and married to Susanne Schneider. I have two girls, they are 3 and 4 years old

Marino Kammermann

Hi my name is Marino Kammermann, 22 years old and I am doing Games since 2009. My first international Competition was back in 2013 in Wales. I was riding at Royal Welsh Show 2016, EIC17, WPC18, ETC18, WTC18, Horse of the Year 2019 and became NZ over 17 pairs Champion. I am Swiss Pair reserve Champion with Guy Schneider 2015/2018. Me and my incredible Spanish Pony Levante are doing Games together since 2011 and I did all my competitions in Europe with him. I am really looking forward to that awesome competition.

Lea Röthlisberger

I come from Switzerland. I have done mounted games for the past 7 years. I have a pony and her name is Sea patrick little cruise and she is from Ireland. This is my first time being a part of the national team and I’m very excited. I already competed on several international competitions. I can’t wait until this week in Wales starts. A big thank you to everyone who is supporting me every day. I wish everyone the best of luck.

Philippe Gargallo

Coach of the Swiss Teams: Philippe Gargallo

Switzerland Under 17's Team

Clara Dupont

Clara Dupont Hi, my name is Clara and I’m 16 years old. It is the 2nd time that I will take part in the World Championship. I’m very happy to visit Wales and discover a new place. I am riding my pony Jade for almost 2 years and I’m looking forward to doing this competition with Jade.

Carolane Bezard

I’m 16 years old and I live in Moudon near Lausanne. This is my second WTC but I have already represented Switzerland several times at the European Championships. I’ve been riding my pony Kenzo for 2 years. It’s a Welsh pony which is just amazing, he’s so connected to me ! So far, I‘ve been very lucky with him while I’m competing in 2 championships (Swiss/French). Over the last 12 months, I was the winner of the Swiss U17 teams and Open pairs championships and the runner-up of the national Open teams championship. I’ve also won the U17 Peter Dale Challenge (European clubs’ cup) and the last two U17 PMG international pairs organized in France.

Marina Rossier

Hi my name is Marina, I am 17 years old and live in Geneva, Switzerland. I compete in pony mounted games since the age of 7. I have represented Switzerland 8 times and invited to attend the WTC for the second time. I have been riding my horse Jumanji for two seasons and I cannot wait to participate in the Wales this summer and explore the event

Renato Kammermann

I am 16 years old. Poniente my gorgeous pony is 14 years old and a Hispano Arab. I have started competing in 2013. My first experiences at Europeans was Individual in 2017 and in Team 2018. World Pairs 2018 in Denmark. I am Swiss Champion Pairs U14 in 2015 and Team U17 in 2018. In 2019 I’am happy to represent Switzerland at European Individual Championship, World Championship in Team and Pairs.

Audry Schmidt

My name is Audrey. I’m 15 years old. I live in Geneva. I competed at Europeans Team Championships in 2015-2016-2017 and 2018. I like mounted games.

Leandra Wolf

I’m 15 years old. I’ve been riding Mounted Games for about 6 years now. With my pony Cricri I compete at the Swiss Championships and at international competitions. I really love this sport because you can get to know so many new people and it never gets boring. I’m supporting the Swiss U17 Team as the 6th rider this year.

Sarah Forster

Assistant Coach of the Swiss Teams. Hy my name is Sarah Forster. I am 36 years old and I am training Riders since 20 years and Games riders since 11 years. I ride myself for 25 years and Games since 2011 in Switzerland and in France with my French Friends. This is the second year that I am able to be the assistant Coach for Switzerland. I am really looking forward to this week in Wales.