Jim Day (* July 2, 1946 in Thornhill, Ontario), Canadian Olympic equestrian show jumping champion. Jim Day first joined the Canadian International Team in 1964. He took gold in individual the jumping at the 1967 Pan American Games. In 1968, he was a member of Canada’s gold medal winning team at the Olympics in Mexico [...]
This week it’s time for the traditional FEI World Cup event in Gothenburg, Sweden. The first Gothenburg Horse Show was held in 1977 and the first World Cup in 1979. Some riders from those early years are still hanging on, like Hugo Simon and the Whitakers. But by now most of them have retired. Quite [...]
Graziano Mancinelli (* February 18, 1937 in Milan, † October 8, 1992 in Brescia), Olympic champion in Munich 1972.
Congratulations to Pierre Durand on his 56th birthday!
Olympic and World Champion Pierre Durand (FRA) on his little wonder horse Jappeloup in the final round of the Olympics in Seoul 1988.
Anton Ebben from The Netherlands, a great horseman in international show jumping, has passed away. He died on February 4th, 80 years old. His brilliant career as an show jumper lasted from 1957 to 1986. Anton Ebben (* December 22, 1930, † February 4, 2011) from the Netherlands was a big name and a popular [...]
Caroline Bradley (* April 4 1946 in Buckinghamshire, England – † June 2 1983) was one of the world’s greatest lady riders. She made her debut in the British team already when she was 20 years in 1966. The following year she was second in the New York Grand Prix on Franco. In 1973 she [...]