Schridde won the German show jumping championship in 1960.
Schridde was a show jumper at the 1964 Summer Olympics for the United Team of Germany. He won a gold medal in the team event and a silver medal in the individual event. In 1965, he won the European Show Jumping Championships in Aachen riding Dozent. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the team event, riding for West Germany. He qualified for West Germany for the 1972 Summer Olympics, but withdrew, and founded a private school for parachutists in Meißendorf.
He was appointed German federal show jumping trainer in 1980, and held the post until his death from an aircraft crash in 1985.
|Olympic medal record|
|1964 Tokyo||Individual jumping|
|1964 Tokyo||Team jumping|
|Representing West Germany|
|1968 Mexico City||Team Competition|
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