LOS ANGELES SEPT 29 > OCT 2, 2016 Long Beach Convention Center
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  • 05/10/1980
  • Biography
  • Best results
Harrie Smolders is an up and coming rider who had two loves: horses and football. Shortly after finishing school Harrie went to work for former European Champion Johan Heins where he learnt the skill of training young and talented horses. One of those horses was Authentic which was sold to American rider Beezie Madden and was her Olympic gold winning mount in 2004 and 2008. These last few years, Harrie came back on the front of the scene with his three fantastic horses: Regina Z, Don Vhp Z and Emerald.

* Individual bronze medallist at the Young Riders European Championship of Gijon 2001 (Liverpool) 
* Individual silver medallist at the Young Horses World Championship of Lanaken 2010 (Emerald, 6 years)  
* Winner of the CSI3* Grand Prix of Lummen 2010 (Walnut de Muze)
* 2nd at the LGCT Grand Prix of Vienna 2013 (Jackson Hole)
* 2nd at the Grand Prix of Lummen 2015 (Emerald)
* Winner of the LGCT Grand Prix of Shangaï 2015 (Regina Z)
* 6th at the Grand Prix of St Gallen 2015 (Emerald)
* 4th at the LandRover Grand Prix of Bordeaux 2016 (Emerald)
* 2nd at the LGCT Grand Prix of Hamburg 2016 (Don Vph Z)
* 3rd at the Grand Prix of Rotterdam 2016 (Emerald)
* Winner the Grand Prix of Rome 2016 (Emerald)