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Victory in Estoril

July 12 2016

Victory in Estoril for Ben and Aristo Z

OLYMPIC GAMES 2016

July 05 2016

Ben Maher has been selected for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

Rotterdam - Team GB

July 04 2016

Even though the team result was not as they would have wanted, Ben and Tic Tac performed brilliantly in front of the Dutch…

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Biography

2016

  • Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
  • Victory Rolex Grand Prix, Wellington

2013

  • Individual Silver & Team Gold Medal European Championships, Herning
  • Ben becomes World Nr 1

2012

  • Team Gold Medal Olympic Games, London

2011

  • Team Bronze Medal European Championships, Madrid

2009

  • Member of Team GB, European Championships, Windsor

2008

  • Member of Team GB, Olympic Games, Beijing
  • Moves back to England
  • Moves to Switzerland to train with Beat Mändli

2004

  • Team Gold Medal Young Rider European Championships

1997

  • Team Gold Medal Pony European Championships

1993

  • Team Gold Medal Pony European Championships

Ben Maher (30.1.1983) is one of the worlds' top show jumping compedtors.

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As part of the victorious gold medal winning team at London 2012, Ben rode Tripple X II to win Britain's first Olympic show jumping gold medal for 60 years.

2013 has seen Ben win some of the worlds' most prestigious competitions around the globe, including the inaugural Longines Champions Tour Grand Prix in London and the Longines King George V at Hickstead. Success also came at the Ecco European Championships in Herning, Denmark where Team GB where Team Gold medalists and Ben won an individual silver medal.

He also represented Britain in at the 2008 Beijing, 2009 European Championships at Windsor and won team bronze medal at the 2011 European Championships in Madrid, Spain.

Ben began riding at the age of eight and aher finishing school, he trained with Liz Edgar before travelling to Switzerland to further his education with Beat Mandli.

He started making his mark on the international circuit in his early twenties and began building up a string of world Class horses.

By the age of 26 he had overtaken regular Bridsh team members to become ranked number one in the country and number five in the world, with consistent wins around the globe in some of the sports' most prestigious competitions. He is also one of just two riders to have won both the Hickstead Derby and Speed Derby in the same year.

With one of the strongest strings of horses he has ever had, Ben continues to produce the results that have made him a valuable part of the Team GBR both as an individual and a team participant.

Olympic Appearances: Beijing 2008 and London 2012

European Appearances: Windsor 2009, Madrid 2011 and Herning 2013

Senior Medals: Team Gold Medalist - London 2012, Team Gold Medalist and Individual Silver Medalist - Herning 2013, Team Bronze Medalists - Madrid 2011.

Junior Medals: Pony European team gold medalists - 1997 and 1993, Young Rider European Team Gold Medalist 2004

Horses

photo Tic Tac

Tic Tac

photo Diva II

Diva II

photo Sarena

Sarena

photo Aristo Z

Aristo Z

photo Boomerang

Boomerang

photo Cliff 67

Cliff 67

photo F One USA

F One USA

photo Untouched

Untouched

photo Diablo

Diablo

photo Sentimiento LS La Silla

Sentimiento LS La Silla

photo Cella

Cella

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Results

Year Rank City Competition Height Horse
2016
2016 1 Miami FL CSI5* GCT 145 ARISTO Z
1 Wellington FL CSI5* 145 SARENA
1 Beijing CSI2*-W 160 WARANTA
1 Rome CSIO5*-NC 160 TIC TAC
1 Cannes CSI5* GCT 150 ARISTO Z
2015
2015 1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 140 QUABBLE
2 London Olympia CSI5*-W 140-160 DIVA II
1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 170 BOOMERANG
2 Stockholm CSI4* 150 DIVA II
2 Stockholm CSI4* 140 BOOMERANG
2 Barcelona CSIO5*-NC Final 160 DIVA II
1 Brussels CSIYH1* incl. 8yo 135-140 DIABLO VII
1 Villach, Treffen CSI5* 145 CONTIGO 37
2 Chantilly CSI5* GCT 145 CHAVENTYNO
1 Paris CSI5* GCT 160 CELLA
2 Monaco CSI5* GCT 150-155 ARISTO Z
1 Rotterdam CSIO5*-NC EUD1 160 DIVA II
1 Cannes CSI5* GCT 150-155 ARISTO Z
1 St Tropez CSI5* 150 CONTIGO 37
1 Madrid CSI5* GCT 145 CONTIGO 37
1 Wellington FL CSI5*-W 160 DIVA II
2 Wellington FL CSI5*-W 140-160 DIVA II
2014
2014 2 London Olympia CSI5*-W 150 CLOUD NINE II
2 London Olympia CSI5* 155 DIVA II
1 London Olympia CSI5* 160 DIVA II
1 Guangzhou CSI3* 150 VAINQUEUR
1 Shanghai CSI2* 140-145 ECRETO B
1 Vilamoura CSI3* 150 DIVA II
2 Valkenswaard CSIYH1* 150-130 DIABLO VII
1 Valkenswaard CSI2* 145-150 DIVA II
2 Dublin CSIO5*-NC EUD1 140-160 CELLA
2 Dublin CSIO5*-NC EUD1 150 ARISTO Z
2 Dublin CSIO5*-NC EUD1 150-160 ARISTO Z
1 Paris CSI5* GCT 150 ARISTO Z
1 Monaco CSIO5*-NC EUD1 150 ARISTO Z
2 Hamburg CSI5* GCT 160 CELLA
1 Wellington FL CSI4* 150 DIVA II
1 Ocala FL CSI2*-W 140-160 ARISTO Z
1 Wellington FL CSI3* 160 URICO
1 Wellington FL CSI4*-W 145 ARISTO Z
2 Wellington FL CSIO4*-NC NAm 150 DIVA II
1 Wellington FL CSI5*-W 150 URICO
1 Wellington FL CSI5*-W 140-160 CELLA
1 Wellington FL CSI3* 160 CELLA
2013
2013 1 London Olympia CSI5* GCT 160 TRIPPLE X III
2 Geneva CSI5* 155 CELLA
1 Stuttgart CSI5* GCT 150 TRIPPLE X III
1 Verona CSI5*-W 145 ARISTO Z
1 Birmingham CSI3* 155 KAVANAGH IV
2 Beijing CSI2* 145 DOUBLE BENT
1 Wien CSI5* GCT 150-155 URICO
2 Calgary, Spruce Meadows CSIO5* 150 URICO
Individual Silver Medal Herning European Championships individual CELLA
Team Gold Metal Herning European Championships 160 CELLA
1 Dublin CSIO5*-NC EUD1 160 CELLA
1 Hickstead CSIO5*-NC EUD1 120 TRIPPLE X III
1 Hickstead CSIO5*-NC EUD1 150 ARISTO Z
1 Aachen CSIO5*-NC EUD1 155 CELLA
1 Cannes CSI5* GCT 150 ARISTO Z
2 London CSI5* GCT 150-160 TRIPPLE X III
1 London CSI5* GCT 160 CELLA
2 Arnhem CSI3* 145 ARISTO Z
1 La Baule CSIO5*-NC EUD1 150 ARISTO Z
2 Wellington FL CSI5* 160 CELLA
1 Wellington FL CSI3* 145 QUIET EASY 4
2 Wellington FL CSI3* 160 URICO
2 Wellington FL CSI5*-W 140-160 CELLA
1 Wellington FL CSI3*-W 150 CELLA
2 Wellington FL CSI2* 145 QUIET EASY 4
1 Wellington FL CSI2* 145 URICO
1 Wellington FL CSI2* 145 CELLA
1 Basel CSI5* 145 ARISTO Z
2012
2012 1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 155 ARISTO Z
1 London Olympia CSI5*-W NOCTAMBULE COURCELLE
1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 150 MILENA 8
1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 150 TRIPPLE X III
2 Paris CSI5* 150 ARISTO Z
1 Stuttgart CSI5*-W 150 ARISTO Z
2 Lyon CSI5*-W 150-160 ARISTO Z
1 Lyon CSI5*-W 145 VADELINE
Team Gold Metal London Olympic Games 160 TRIPPLE X III
2 Monaco CSI5* GCT 145-150 ARISTO Z
2 De Steeg CSI3* 150 SILVER EXCHANGE II
1 De Steeg CSI3* 160 SILVER EXCHANGE II
2 Wiesbaden CSI5* GCT 145 ARISTO Z
1 Oliva, Valencia CSI5* GCT 160 TRIPPLE X III
1 Wellington FL CSI3* 145 TACKERAY
2 Wellington FL CSI3* 145 QUIET EASY 4
2 Wellington FL CSI3* 150 QUIET EASY 4
1 Zurich CSI5*-W 135 MILENA 8
1 Basel, St. Jakobshalle CSI5* 155 TRIPPLE X III
2011
2011 1 London Olympia CSI5*-W 140-160 TRIPPLE X III
1 Paris CSI5* 155 TRIPPLE X III
2 Lyon CSI5*-W 150 TACKERAY
1 Helsinki CSI5*-W 140 OSCAR
2 Helsinki CSI5*-W 140 OSCAR
2 Helsinki CSI5*-W 140 OSCAR
2 Helsinki CSI5*-W 145 MILENA 8
1 Oslo CSI5*-W 140 MILENA 8
Team Bronze Medal Madrid European Championships 160 TRIPPLE X III
2 Rotterdam CSIO5*-TL NC 160 TRIPPLE X III
1 Valkenswaard CSI5* GCT 145 UNEX VOSKE
1 Valkenswaard CSI5* GCT 145 B F UTOPIA
2 Cascais, Estoril CSI5* GCT 145 UNEX VOSKE
1 St Gallen CSIO5*-TL NC 145 OSCAR
1 Linz-Ebelsberg CSIO4*-NC 160 TRIPPLE X III
2 Lummen CSIO4* 160 TRIPPLE X III
2 Wellington FL CSI5* 145 OSCAR
2 Wellington FL CSI2* 145 OSCAR
2 Zurich CSI5*-W 140-160 ROBIN HOOD W
2010
2010 2 Madrid CSI5* 150 OSCAR
1 Valkenswaard CSI5* GCT 150 OSCAR
2 Rome CSIO5*-TL NC 150-160 ROBIN HOOD W
1 's-Hertogenbosch CSI5*-W 150 WONDERBOY III
1 Abu Dhabi CSIO5*-NC 160 ROBIN HOOD W
1 Zurich CSI5*-W 155 WONDERBOY III
2009
2009 2 Lyon CSI5*-W 150-160 WONDERBOY III
1 Assen CSI3* 150 WONDERBOY III
2 Birmingham CSI3* 160 WONDERBOY III
2 Dublin CSIO5*-TL NC ROBIN HOOD W
2 Monte Carlo, Port Hercule CSI5* 145 WONDERBOY III
2 Wellington FL CSIO4*-NC 130 ROBIN HOOD W
1 Zurich CSI5*-W 150 WONDERBOY III
2008
2008 2 London Olympia CSI5*-W 160 ROBIN HOOD W
1 Geneva CSI5*-W 135 ORNIKE
1 Geneva CSI5*-W 120 ORNIKE
2 Toronto ON CSI4*-W 140 ORNIKE
2 Syracuse NY CSI4*-W 150 ROBIN HOOD W
1 Calgary, Spruce Meadows CSIO5*-NC 120 AKOSIE DU WONDERLAND

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Media

Ben Maher & Tripple X III

Ben Maher & Tripple X III

July 07 2015

CHIO Aachen 2014

CHIO Aachen 2014

December 09 2015

CHI Geneva 2015

CHI Geneva 2015

September 22 2015

Wellington 2014

Wellington 2014

August 14 2012

Team

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Daley Fisher

Head Groom

photo Fiona Haynes

Fiona Haynes

Personal assistant to Ben Maher

photo Emma Loevdahl

Emma Loevdahl

Groom

photo Cormac Kenny

Cormac Kenny

Groom

photo Stef Seabon

Stef Seabon

Groom

photo Sean Mills

Sean Mills

Driver

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Magali Dubois Vaucher

Sponsorship

Calendar

COMPETITIONS 2016

Knokke Hippique CSI 5*

29 June - 03 July Knokke Hippique CSI 5* Knokke (BEL)

GCT Estoril 5*

07 July - 09 July GCT Estoril 5* Cascais (POR)

Knokke Hippique 3*

13 July - 16 July Knokke Hippique 3* Knokke (BEL)

Royal Dublin Horse Show 5*

20 July - 23 July Royal Dublin Horse Show 5* Dublin (IRL)

Hickstead CSIO 5*

28 July - 30 July Hickstead CSIO 5* Hickstead (GBR)

Contact


for all enquiries please contact :
ben@benmaher.co.uk