Athletes’ stories

Olivia Mini

I’m Just an Athlete

8 March 2020 ,

Today, we give the floor to a woman, an athlete, a rider, a passionate, relentless woman.   Our new ambassador, Olivia Minicucci, shares with us about achievement, ambition and the virtues of sport through a motivating article that perfectly reflects the enthusiasm, dynamism and joie de vivre of the young Canadian. — In middle school,…

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Mental training: acting right here, right now

8 June 2019 ,

It is a recurring theme on competition fields and in the world of sport in general: mental training is an integral part of sport. Horse Pilot decided to take a closer interest in it by asking Simon Casse (high-performance athlete, member of the French modern pentathlon Team) and Jean-Pascal Cabrera (sophrologist and mental trainer for…

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Nomados Project – Follow Harold and Danaë in their Adventure through Latino Amercias

11 January 2019 ,

Who are they? Both from Belguim, Danaé is 24. A graduate in biomediacal sciences and environmental management, she is involved in humanitarian and ecological causes throughout her studies. He is also a seasoned photographer as shown by his photo gallery, taken during his travels; Harold is 24 too, he has a degree in management engineering.…

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Paul Kennedy, a talented young rider

20 September 2018 ,

This month, focus on the young generation and meeting with Paul Kennedy, a young Irish ambassador who has everything a big rider has. HP : How and when did you start riding horses? PK : I have been riding for as long as I can remember. Its in the blood . My family are very…

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Dylan Laiken : when riding go with associations

17 August 2018

Passionate young rider and involved in several associations, Dylan Laiken is one of the top Children’s jumper rider in North America. Nowadays, she is a true inspiration for many young americans, let’s meet this ambitious and determined young lady. What is your story with Horse Pilot ? How did you know the brand ? I…

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Félicie Bertrand’s ascent

22 June 2018 ,

Thirteenth in the 3* Grand Prix of Lisbon where she was in the French team, still victorious in the 2* Grand Prix of Deauville last weekend: Félicie Bertrand lined up the performances. The French rider seems to seize every opportunity open to her! Meeting with a Pilot at the top of its shape.   HP:…

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Jérôme Guery : Success rhymes with safeness

24 May 2018

The Belgian rider, Jérôme Guery, has climbed step by step to the top of our sport. Beginning in the alleys of an equestrian centre up to the highest step of 5* podiums, the champion now leads an athletic career that would make dream more than one. Meet our airbag ambassador… HP : Tell us about…

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Clarance Gendron, a talent to follow

26 April 2018 ,

Clarance Gendron fell into equestrian at a very young age and can no longer imagine herself anywhere else but in the horse world. From club rider to professional, our Pilot is dedicated to her childhood dreams. Her place is on a saddle and she knows how to give herself the means to stay there.
With a scientific…

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Quentin Judge

Let’s meet our American Pilot : Quentin Judge

30 March 2018

New ambassadeur Horse Pilot, the american rider Quentin Judge gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about his career, his goals… live from Florida. “I fall off for my first competition!” HP : Tell us about your starts in horse riding ? Q.J : I grow in Chicago and I start riding…

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Grégory Cottard the passionate, exciting.

23 February 2018

Grégory Cottard started riding as an amateur rider, following in the footsteps of his uncle who owned an equestrian centre. The bitten then becomes an instructor, and then travels the tracks as a professional rider. The graal comes for him in 2013 when he is crowned champion of France with his mare of head (and…

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Ride-about in Patagonia – Episode II

6 February 2018

Morgane and Noé are going through a period of great doubts because of harsh weather conditions, but finally they get over it thanks to their mutual support and also thanks to some pretty amazing encounters on the road. So we wanted to know more about them… “Patagonians show an unusual kindness” Horses are their world…

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Cédric Angot, a name but also a first name.

26 January 2018

Regularly present on the most beautiful arenas, Cédric Angot is today an unmissable of French riding. Seventh in the Grand Prix of CSIO 5* La Baule and winner of the Nation Cup last year or second in the Grand Prix 4* Geesteren … Let’s meet a rider as audacious as friendly. 2018, championships year. Horse…

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Ride-about in Patagonia – A Pilot Story

5 January 2018

Last summer, we met two « free-lance » graphic designers from Paris…. Nothing really special so far, but if we tell you that Morgane and Noé are presently in the deepest of Patagonia with for sole companionship their horses and Parisian dog, that would raise your Pilot curiosity a little, wouldn’t it? How did they move from…

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Felicie Bertrand, from security to efficacy

8 December 2017

Recently second of a class at the Longines Masters of Paris but also ranked in the Grand Prix, Félicie Bertrand continues to inflate her hit list. It is during one of the most beautiful competition that we have met the rider. Security at the heart of discussions We all know, riding is a passion but…

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Maxime Livio: a successful Pilot!

13 October 2017

Winner of the famous Pau 4* CCI last year, crowned France Champion two months ago and world n°3 (30 Sept 2017), Maxime Livio is the best French enventer this season. An ideal moment to question him about his state of mind! A great Year beginning ! A simple but effective organization “I split my season…

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François Mathy Jr, our unmisssable red jacket !

8 September 2017

Since the beginning of the year, our “Pilot” François Mathy Jr is in full of ascent. Thirteen times in top 5 of 4 and 5 star shows including three victories at the highest level, his prize list grows for our greatest pride! Come Back on the past months and the ambitions of the rider. The…

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Who are we at Horse Pilot?

28 August 2017 ,

Eager to understand our athletes needs, we are first of all Pilots! And each of us has his own field of expertise. In Accounting, Marine has chosen driving. It has been an official sport at the World Horse Championships since their creation and has risen in the medias just under the 3 olympic riding events.…

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Meeting with Cian O’Connor : One irish cornerstone

2 August 2017

In particular bronze medal in individual at the Olympic Games of London in 2012, Cian O’ Connor is certainly one of the pillars of the Irish team. Regularly at the top of podiums, our Irish Horse Pilot gives us the keys of its last successes. An advice in particular for the young pilots? When we ask…

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