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Achleiten/AUT: Charity campaign with football World Champion Thomas Mueller
Tuesday 12. June 2018
Successful charity campaign on Saturday evening at the rider reception of the Sportunion Reitclub Schloss Achleiten. The record amount of 85,000 Euros was collected.

And with the energetic support of football World Champion Thomas Mueller, who supported his wife Lisa at the international four-star dressage show in Achleiten, before traveling to Russia on Tuesday with the German national team for the football World Championships. 

Every year within the CDI4* show in Achleiten, the Max-Theurer family and their guests dedicate they engagement to social project. The auction of semen of approved and tested international stallions from Stud Vorwerk (Cappeln, Germany), Paul Schockemoehle (Germany), Stud Sprehe (Germany), Dressage Grand Ducal (Luxembourg) and Stud Auheim (Carinthia) was this time held in favor of the project Debra Austria, which takes care of the support of "butterfly" children (see www.schmetterlingskinder.at/spenden), and the Austrian association "horses for our children" (see www.pferde-fuer-unsere-kinder.at).

Thomas Mueller is the ambassador of the German association "Horses for our children" and was very pleased about the fact that the Austrian Equestrian Sports Association itself founded such an initiative in the form of an association: "Children should be confronted with the topic of horses as early as possible. The wooden horse and the learning case offers the little ones a playful approach to the animals even at kindergarten age! "

The football World Champion himself signed together with many riders a wooden horse, which was also auctioned off, and is provided to the Integrative Equestrian Center St. Isidor near Linz.

Charly Preihs moderated the auction in his lovely style and actually his words not only opened the hearts, but also the purses of the guests of the equestrian evening at Castle Achleiten. So the Sportunion Reitclub Schloss Achleiten was very pleased about the donations. a record amount of 85,000 euros.


Show-chief Sissy Max-Theurer with Football World Champion Thomas Mueller, the ambassador of "Horses for our children" (Pferde für unsere Kinder). Photo: Rzepa