Name: Steffen Peters
Sport: Equestrian
Discipline(s): Dressage
Event(s): Individual, Team (with Legolas 92)
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
DOB: 9/18/1964
Birthplace: Wesel
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Voerte (Voerte, Germany) ‘85
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (1996, 2008, 2012, 2016); two-time Olympic medalist (2 bronzes)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, bronze (team); 12th (individual) – with Legolas 92
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 6th (team); 17th (individual) – with Ravel
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 4th (individual) – with Ravel
  • Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, bronze (team); 15th (individual) – with Udon
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – 4th (team), 10th (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2006 (Floriano), 2010 (Ravel), 2014 (Legolas 92)
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronzes)
  • Bronze – 2006 (team), 2010 (individual)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (individual, team) – with Legolas 92
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (individual, team) – with Weltino’s Magic
Personal: Son of Hans and Doris Peters...Has one sister, Anke...Married Shannon Peters on Sept. 18, 2004...Trains at Arroyo Del Mar...Served two years in the German Army...Hobbies include skiing and wakeboarding.