Rouge De Ravel
Birth year: 2005
Ever since he sat on a pony, Guy has dedicated his life to Showjumping. Raised in Canterbury Kent with his parents Mick and Penny, who helped start Guys successful career on the national circuit and Internationally as a young rider. He spent time working at the Brendon Stud in Pyecombe before he moved to America to learn the ropes as an International show jumper with Margie Goldstein. He returned to Kent and married his wife Rebecca, whom he now has three children with, Maisy, George and Freddie, he spent 6 years living and working and competing in France with his family before returning to the UK and his new base in York, North Yorkshire. Guy has been in the top 10 British riders in the world for over 10 years and is known for being a speed demon. He has won many prestigious titles, his proudest moment was winning the Hickstead Derby, a dream he'd had since childhood. Guy is now known as not only a top showjumper but also for training some of Great Britains best up and coming riders. Guy also sources horses for riders all over Europe for all levels of the sport. He has extensive contacts in the Uk and Europe and has over 25 years of experience buying and selling horses. Guy is renown for his hard work and true horsemanship.
17 year old Maisy is already following in her fathers footsteps. Winner of European Junior Team Bronze medal 2023. She is currently competing at 2* and 3* shows. Maisy got the riding bug when she first competed at the prestigious Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead in the mini challenge at the age of 3. She spent 6 years of her childhood living in France, she is fluent in French. She competed with her local pony club in France and finished in 3rd place at the Generali Open de France. Maisy is now living back in the UK and is riding horses for Team Williams, she can often be seen on the national circuit or travelling to International competitions round Europe with her father. She has recently been selected for the Gold Development training programme with British Showjumping and is has competed for Great Britain on the Junior British Team.
Wow, a busy but successful week completed at Arena Uk for Team Williams.
All the horses on good form.
We kicked off the week with a 2nd place for Maisy and Mr Blue Sky in the U25 GP qualifier he then went on to finish 2nd in the six bar with Maisy.
Gold Rush won the Foxhunter and qualified both his finals the following day again with Maisy.
The highlight of the show came on Friday evenings gala night, with a huge crowd and an amazing atmosphere Maisy and Dalton claimed victory in the Puissance, the sole competitor to clear 2.05m.
On Saturday another good day for Maisy when our 4 year old Tuinman Van De Lentamel finished 6th in the 4 year old style and performance, we were super pleased with his performance, he’s competed in two 4 year old National style and performance competitions and been inside the top 6 in both.
Saturday night…. Major Grand Prix night, saw Ernie of Greenhill owned by Sport Horses Ulrich put in an outstanding performance to finish fourth with Guy.
Big thanks to Arena UK for hosting and organising this super week of showjumping.