Leon Thijssen

Leon Thijssen

Longines Rankings
Competing forNetherlands - NED
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Number of starts: 1957
Number of wins: 58
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2005 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: AES Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2006 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
10/12/2017 Roosendaal CSI2* Accumulator 135-140 Fireball 2
10/12/2017 Roosendaal CSI1* Accumulator 130 Care For Love 3
10/12/2017 Roosendaal CSI2* Grand Prix Table A 145 Cristello 2 45
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Pan-American Rankings 105 1238
Longines Rankings 496 355
Combination in Jumping Captain Cooper 648 275
General Interest
Injuries He fractured his hand in May 2015. (phelpssports.com, 11 May 2015; worldofshowjumping.com, 09 May 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Someone who does not know how to deal with loss can never gain anything." (horsesinternational.com, 14 Mar 2013)
Famous relatives His daughter Sanne has represented the Netherlands in equestrian jumping. She finished 11th in the individual competition at the 2015 European Young Riders Championships in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. His other daughter Mel has also competed in the sport at an elite level. (dehoefslag.nl, 10 Dec 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 16 Sep 2015; horses.nl, 28 Jun 2015)
Other information STABLES
He owns Stal Thijssen in Baarlo, Netherlands, where he trains and trades horses. "You need to know what makes a good jumping horse in order to be successful at trading." (noellefloyd.com, 25 May 2017; horses.nl, 27 Mar 2016; horsesinternational.com, 14 Mar 2013)