Leon Thijssen

Leon Thijssen

Longines Rankings
Competing forNetherlands - NED
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Number of starts: 2008
Number of wins: 60
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2007 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
21/01/2018 Kronenberg CSI2* Grand Prix Table A 145 Diablo Z 35
21/01/2018 Kronenberg CSI1* Grand Prix Table A 130 For President 2
21/01/2018 Kronenberg CSI2* Table A 135 Felix 52
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Pan-American Rankings 105 1238
Longines Rankings 725 205
Combination in Jumping No Fear Vd Tichelrij Z 1233 155
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. (horses.nl, 12 Nov 2017; 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)