Kurt Hasse was born as the second son of General Ernst Hasse. Like his brothers, he also was a cavalry officer. In the years 1930-1936 he was a member of the Cavalry School Hannover. At the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, he won the gold medal in show jumping Torah in singles and with the team. When shooting in the final he was the Romanian First Lieutenant Rank on Delfis distance, his only rival for the gold medal, by more than 13 seconds.
Kurt Hasse comes from a well-known equestrian family. His older brother Ernst was also a successful show jumper, who won the German Jumping Derby 1931 among others.
His younger brother Werner was a successful amateur rider. For an unknown number of rides he won 195 victories in the saddle and is therefore in the list of immortals German amateur rider.