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Werner MUFF

Werner MUFF is a Swiss athlete and competes in Jumping.

Name Werner MUFF
FEI ID 10003072
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25/02/1974
Competing for Switzerland - SUI
Registration Jumping 2019
Last update 04/10/2019
FEI Database



Jumping 70x70
General Interest
Nicknames Werni (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Hobbies Spending time with family. (werner-muff.com, 01 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career His family. (werner-muff.com, 01 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol British jumper John Whitaker. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2012)
Injuries He required an operation on his thigh muscle in November 2018. He returned to competition in April 2019. (Facebook page, 11 Apr 2019; horseweb.de, 16 Nov 2018; kavallo.ch, 14 Nov 2018) In June 2014 he injured his back while competing at a tournament in St. Gallen, Switzerland. (pferdonline.ch, 02 Jun 2014) In November 2012 he broke his foot in an accident while training and had to undergo surgery. He returned to competition the following month. (fei.org, 06 Dec 2012; worldofshowjumping.com, 23 Nov 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "You have to develop your skills and knowledge through the years. You have to understand what the horse wants to say." (tagesanzeiger.ch, 26 Jan 2018)
Famous relatives His cousin Theo Muff has represented Switzerland in equestrian jumping. He was part of the Swiss squad that won the team competition at the 2013 Nations Cup event in Linz, Austria. His niece Ariane is a Swiss equestrian who competed in jumping at the European junior championships in 2007 and 2008. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Oct 2019; reiterrevue.de, 08 Jan 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (landbote.ch, 12 Sep 2018)
Other information STABLES In 2004 he set up a stables in Seuzach, Switzerland. (werner-muff.com, 11 Nov 2018)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He comes from a farming family and began riding horses as a boy.
Why this sport? Jumping fascinated him from childhood and he began riding full-time after he finished his education.
International Debut
Year 1996
Competing for Switzerland
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Doris, son Louis Henry [2004]
Residence Seuzach, SUI
Occupation Athlete, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English, French, German