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Bertram ALLEN

Bertram ALLEN is an Irish athlete and competes in Jumping.

Name Bertram ALLEN
FEI ID 10041806
Gender Male
Date of Birth 01/08/1995
Competing for Ireland - IRL
Registration Jumping 2016
Last update 07/01/2016
FEI Database


Jumping 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He always rode horses when he was young. He later moved to Germany for a few months, but once he settled there he decided to stay permanently to develop his jumping skills.
Name of coach Robert Splaine [national]; Marcus Ehning, GER
International Debut
Year 2013
Competing for Ireland
Tournament Nations Cup
Location Linz
Further Personal Information
Residence Hünxe, GER
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, German
General Interest
Most influential person in career Irish equestrians Con Power and Billy Twomey. (redmills.ie, 04 Sep 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Keep everything simple and do not complicate things." (horsesinternational.com, 20 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours In 2014 he was named the Irish Field Senior Showjumper of the Year and Irish Field Star of the Year. In the same year he was named Young Sport Star of the Year by the Irish Independent newspaper, and voted International Rider of the Year at the Irish Showjumper's Club Awards in Naas, Ireland. (horseandhound.co.uk, 11 Feb 2015, 23 Dec 2014; noellefloyd.com, 14 Dec 2014)
Other information BLOOD DISQUALIFICATION He was disqualified from the 2015 Olympia Grand Prix in London, England, after his horse Quiet Easy was found to have blood on his flank in a post competition inspection. An appeal lodged on his behalf was subsequently unsuccessful. Allen had recorded the fastest time at the event. "I am utterly devastated, just speechless. I have a fantastic relationship with all of my horses and their welfare is paramount. My foot must have slipped against Quiet Easy's side as I was riding against the clock. He is a sensitive horse and it was just a tiny nick." (horseandhound.co.uk, 22 Dec 2015) YOUNGEST He was the youngest rider to compete in the showjumping competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games [WEG] in Normandy, France. (horseandhound.co.uk, 02 Sep 2014)