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Partner Riders

A man and horse this is more than a sports story. Watch them, listen to them Our partner riders don’t only talk about performances, they also tell extraordinary stories. Take a look at what’s all the rage in the equestrian world.

Rodrigo Pessoa: "I noticed Status right away"

A multiple medal-winner at the Olympics, at the World Equestrian Games, and a World Cup finalist, the Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa expresses his respect and admiration for Status, his new partner.

Simon Delestre: "Qlassic is a true winner. It is a great pleasure to share in his sporting career"

"Qlassic and I are not so different", admits 2016 world champion Simon Delestre in his stables in Lorraine. Well, when two top athletes meet…

Astier Nicolas: "It is a true privilege to be able to ride a Ferrari like Ronaldo"

Astier Nicolas had only to walk with Ronaldo to know he was dealing with a remarkable horse.
  • Alexandra Paillot: "Aphrodite needs a guide, and that’s every rider’s role"

    After competing for seven years in France and in Florida, the young Frenchwoman, here in her stables in Chamant (France), has learned how to calm her mare and make her feel at ease.

  • Pedro Veniss & Quabri: "This horse means a lot to our family"

    The winners of the Geneva and Versailles Grand Prix, Brazilian rider Pedro Veniss and his horse Quabri conquer all obstacles.

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl: "Unee is a good friend to me"

The young German dressage horsewoman has been riding Unee BB for many years: "We both like to be efficient while having fun." A nice definition of competition.

Romain Duguet & Quorida de Treho

The Switzerland-based show-jumping rider has been collaborating with Hermès for ages. When his mare, Quorida, is nervous, he whispers sweet nothings in her ear.

Ben Asselin: "Makavoy is my best friend and he’s my teammate"

The son of an Olympic rider and grandson of the creators of the legendary Spruce Meadows competition, Ben Asselin is one of the most promising riders of the new generation.
  • Pilar Lucrecia Cordon & Nuage

    Appreciated for her fair play, the Spanish rider tells us about the bond she had with her horse during Hermès’ last show-jumping competition.

  • Daniel Bluman: "Apardi is a magnificent creature, like a mythological horse"

    A Hermès partner rider since 2003, the young Colombian Daniel Bluman is experienced enough to know he’s dealing with an outstanding stallion.

Coco Bongo & Dan Neilson

The Englishman Dan Neilson was not destined to become a rider. Listening to him talk about his horse in his Sussex stables, one understands that, to Dan and his horse, excellence is just perseverance.