Boyd Exell is an Australian professional carriage driving trainer. He is a multiple World Four-In-Hand Carriage Driving Champion.
Boyd has been involved in equestrian sport since he was 8 years old. At 16, he won the Australian pairs championship. Aged 21 he left Australia for Britain to improve his riding and especially his carriage driving talent.
Boyd, having been based in the UK for 20 years is now based in Valkenswaard, Netherlands.
In 2012 (Kentucky, USA) and 2014 (Normandy, France), he won Gold at the World Equestrian Games.
In 2015 he wrote history in Bordeaux by winning the FEI World Cup Driving championship for the sixth time.
Boyd was also awarded the prestigious FEI Best Athlete award in 2015.
Boyd won the CAIO in Aachen several times.
He is also a multiple winner of the International Athlete of the Year award having taken home the honours in 2010, 2013 2014, 2015, 2016.
He was inducted in the Equestrian Australia Hall of Fame in March 2017.
Mark Todd, född 1 mars 1956 i Nya Zeeland, är en fälttävlansryttare som har ridit flera mästerskap inklusive flera OS.
Born in Cambridge, New Zealand, he developed a deep and abiding passion for horses. He rode at pony club as a youngster and competed at local shows.
Todd considered becoming a jockey but quickly grew to 6 ft 2 in which forced him into show jumping instead. In reference to his riding skills, fellow New Zealand team member, Andrew Nicholson, is quoted as saying "Mark can ride anything – he could go cross-country on a dairy cow!”
Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, född 2 juni 1962 i Södra Sandby i dåvarande Malmöhus län, är en svensk ryttare bosatt i Itzehoe i Schleswig-Holstein i Tyskland. Han har vunnit två OS-medaljer och fyra EM-medaljer (varav ett guld) under karriären som tävlingsryttare.
Markus får underkänd: man måste göra sin hemläxa först!
Men Patrik gissade rätt, den kortväxta gubben som på något mystiskt vis lyckas med att inte se lika fånig ut som alla andra vuxna karlar i bakvänd baseballkeps är Frankie Dettori.
Lanfranco Dettori MBE, born 15 December 1970), better known as Frankie Dettori, is an Italian horse racing jockey based in the United Kingdom. Dettori has been British flat racing Champion Jockey three times and has ridden the winners of more than 500 Group races.This includes 20 winners of the English classics. His most celebrated achievement was riding all seven winners on British Champions' Day at Ascot Racecourse in 1996.
He is the son of the Sardinian jockey Gianfranco Dettori, who was a prolific winner in Italy. He was described by the late Lester Piggott as the best jockey currently riding.
Parker – Stable name Bart thanks to the Irish Draft’s cheeky character like The Simpson character, he’s known as a good jump horse. The City Greys have been established as football horses and when paired up with Pluto, Sgt Coates say they are quite the sight.
Penelope – Stable name Bella, the distinctive chesnut and white Clydesdale was a pet and came to the force through her owner in Whitby. She is the first ever mare to join the unit in its history, but the force hopes to bring on more in future.
The Horseman's Word, also known as the Society of Horsemen, is a fraternal secret society operating in Britain for those who work with horses. Established in north-eastern Scotland during the early nineteenth century, in ensuing decades it spread both to other parts of Scotland and into Eastern England. Although having largely declined by the mid-twentieth century, the society continues to exist in a diminished capacity within parts of Scotland.