Anky Van Grunsven

Anky Van Grunsven


Anky VAN GRUNSVEN is a Dutch athlete and competes in Reining.

Competing forNetherlands - NED
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Number of starts: 30
Number of wins: 8


Number of starts: 3
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Individual Rank 6
Team Rank
Discipline: Reining Born: 2003 Studbook: Sex: Male Last Ride: 2015
Discipline: Dressage Born: 1994 Studbook: HANN Sex: Gelding Last Ride: 2012
Discipline: Dressage Born: 1997 Studbook: KWPN Sex: Stallion Last Ride: 2010
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
14/08/2015 Aachen CH-EU-R CTIQ1 - Team competition / First individual qualifying competition Whizashiningwalla Bb 3
12/06/2015 Schijndel CRI3*-A CI1R - Individual one round Whizashiningwalla Bb 5
07/06/2014 Schijndel CRI3*-A CI2R - Individual two rounds Whizashiningwalla Bb 9
General Interest
Hero / Idol Bonfire, her first Olympic champion horse. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2012)
Injuries She broke her shoulder in 1997 and fractured her leg in early 2003. It took almost five months following the leg break before she was able to ride again and 10 months to fully recover. She had iron rods placed in her leg but needed a second operation before the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens due to complications. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2012;, 05 May 2004;, 02 Apr 2003)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She puts her left boot on first and wears a special belt, bracelet and watch. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Carpe diem." (Athlete, 12 Jul 2012)

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