Benjamin Aillaud
FRA

Benjamin Aillaud

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Age42
Competing forFrance - FRA
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Statistics

Driving

Number of starts: 47
Number of wins: 3
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Year2014
Individual Rank 17
Team Rank 7
Discipline: Driving Born: 2008 Studbook: Sex: Mare
Discipline: Driving Born: 2008 Studbook: Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Driving Born: 2009 Studbook: Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
09/05/2018 Windsor CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ Beene Van De Dubelsile 9
09/05/2018 Windsor CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ Douwe Fan't Oosterzand 9
09/05/2018 Windsor CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ CAIO4*-H4 WCupQ Jim 78 9
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Driving World Cup™ Standings 10 7
FEI Driving World Cup™ Qualification Standings 13 12
Top Driver Award Standings - Four-in-Hand 11 12
Biography
General Interest
Nicknames L'Artiste [The Artist] (equidia.fr, 04 Sep 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Horse riding is the best way to educate a man. The relationship between the horse and the riders is the centre of my work. If you understand your horse, if you trust him, you can build a strong relationship." (dailymotion.com, 07 May 2013)
Other information CAREER
He worked as a coach in Luxembourg between 1997 and 2003. He then set up a training centre called 'Les Elfes Blancs' in the Tarn-et-Garonne region of France. In 2009 he was offered the opportunity to work as the director of the horse show 'Cavalia' in North America, and went on to direct a second show called 'Odysseo', which was set up in 2011. He returned to France in 2012 and began preparing a new team of four horses ahead of the 2014 World Equestrian Games [WEG] in Normandy, France. He also set up the Benjamin Aillaud International Horse Academy and developed an e-learning training concept through DVDs available on his website. (benjamin-aillaud.com, 15 Aug 2014; festivalequestria.com, 17 Apr 2014).
From July 2016 he competes with the Arabo Friesian horses of Haras de Pourcaud.

Medals description

Olympic Games
Gold medal - First place Gold medal - First place
Silver medal - Second place Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked Ranked
FEI World Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked