Claas Romeike

Wednesday 7th - 11th May 2025

Claas Romeike

  • 47 - Cato 60


It will be a first Badminton for German rider Claas Hermann Romeike (24) one of the youngest riders this year. With Badminton entry Cato 60, Claas contested his first four-star at Luhmuhlen in 2015. The pair was sixth at Pau (2015) and last year completed Luhmuhlen four-star (18th).

Class, based in Nubbel, in the far north of Germany, is a son of 2008 Olympic team and individual gold medallist (and dentist) Hinrich Romeike who was sixth at Badminton in 2007.

Claas is the youngest of three children and did not take up riding until the age of 13 as he was more interested in football. Cato 60 is his first horse to take him further than CIC2*.

In 2014 Claas was a member of German Nations Cup team, and was appointed to the German B squad. He also competes in international showjumping.

Claas is a studying agriculture at the university in Kiel, close to his home, and trains with his father. Outside of horses he enjoys football.

Cato 60 owned by Hinrich and Susanne Romeike is a 13-year-old Holsteiner gelding. He is by the famous jumping sire Contendro out of a mare by the leading event sire Heraldik. He was acquired as a four-year-old from his breeder




Cato 60

HOLST, Germany, 2004
17.0hh , bay brown , gelding

Sire Contendro I

Dam Melanocarpa (Heraldik XX)

Breeder Zg Schmidt

Owner(s): Hinrich Romeike, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
Susanne Romeike, Schleswig Holstein, Germany

Notable Results

2016 – Vairano CCI3* 7th Cato 60

2016 – Strzegom CIC3* 5th Cato 60

2016 – Luhmuhlen CCI4* 18th Cato 60

2016 – Marbacj CIC3* 7th Cato 60

2016 – Belton CIC3* 22nd Cato 60

2015 – Pau CCI4* 6th Cato 60

2015 – Luhmuhlen CCI4* 19th Cato 60

2014 – Blair Castle – CCI3* 21st Cato 60

2014 – Malmo CICO3* 6th Cato 60