Robert Smith Equestrian
Phone : +44 (0)777 5522014  Email: info@robertsmith.co.uk 
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ROBERT SMITH

PROFESSIONAL SHOWJUMPER

Robert combines his competitive show jumping with sourcing and selling quality horses, as well as training aspiring young riders who are serious about pursuing show jumping as a career. He is based in the UK and has clients from all over the world.

Born in June 1961, Robert is originally from Yorkshire but today is based in Warwickshire. His yard has on average between 20 to 25 horses with superb facilities for schooling and training. Robert is a sought-after trainer for aspiring show jumpers and Brook Furlong Farm is now regarded as one of the elite show jumping training centres in Great Britain.

In a show jumping career that has spanned three decades, Robert is a consistent performer and has won in the region of £5 million during this time including finishing fourth in Athens Olympic Games in 2004. He topped the BSJA’s show jumping rider ranking list for three consecutive years and has represented his country in Nations Cup teams on over 100 occasions. Robert won back-to-back British Open titles in 2005 and 2006, as well as having won numerous World Cup Qualifiers, Grands Prix and Puissance competitions around the world.

Robert was invited to appear as one of three judges for the BBC’s successful ‘Only Fools on Horses’ reality programme for Sport Relief.

Roberts expertise and knowledge of competitive showjumping sets him apart as a trainer and mentor.

ROBERT’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1st Grand Prix – BSJA Scope Festival (Ronaldo)
1st World Cup Qualifier – Goteburg (Kalusha)
1st Lisbon (Marius Claudius)
3rd: Estoril – 300,000 Euros Global Champions Tour (Ronaldo) 1st Estoril (Vangelis S)
1 st: Speed Champion, Royal Dublin Horse Show (Gerry Maguire)
1st: Nations Cup Winning Team Member, Royal Dublin Horse Show (Ronaldo)
1st: Nations Cup Winning Team Member, Rome (Ronaldo)
1st: Young Horse Champion, Valkenswaard (Talan)
2nd: Grand Prix, Valkenswaard (Ronaldo)
1st: Six Bar Final, Rome (Vangelis)
1st: Royal Windsor Horse Show (Vangelis)
1st: Speed GP, France (Marius Claudius)
1st British Open Show Jumping Champion, Sheffield (Kalusha)
1st Wellington Masters Grand Prix, Florida (Gerry Maguire)
1st Speed Stakes, Florida (Gerry Maguire)
1st Nations Cup (Team) Hickstead (Marius Claudius)
1st Grand Prix, Arena UK (Marius Claudius)
1st British Open Champion, Sheffield (Kalusha)
1st Sheffield Masters (Marius Claudius)
1st Eindhoven (Marius Claudius)
Leading Rider of the Show – Geneva
1st World Cup Qualifier, Olympia London (Kalusha)
1st Grand Prix, Olympia London (Kalusha)
Leading Rider of the Year: BSJA Ranking List
4th: Olympic Games, Athens (Individual Show Jumping) Mr Springfield
3rd: $1,000,000 Grand Prix, Spruce Meadows (Mr Springfield)
1st: Nations Cup, Hickstead (Mr Springfield)
1st: International Stakes, Hickstead (Marius Claudius)
1st: Gothenburg Cup, Sweden (Kalusha)
1st: Sires of the World Grand Prix, S’Hertogenbosch (Marius Claudius)
2nd: British Open Show Jumping Championships, Sheffield 2004 (Mr Springfield)
1st: Speed Stakes, British Open Show Jumping Championships (Marius Claudius)
1st: Goteburg Trophy (Kalusha)
Leading Rider: Belfast International Horse Show 2004
Leading Rider: Geneva 2004
1st: Prix du Leman, Geneva (Kalusha)
1st: Prix Tribune, Geneva (Marius Claudius)

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CLASS LEADING FACILITIES

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Our facilities at Brook Furlong Farm are second to none and just an hour from central London.

CLINICS & PACKAGES

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From group clinics to blocks of lessons, we can be flexible to accommodate your individual needs.

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LEASING

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Want to develop your riding? Consider  leasing one of our quality jumpers to boost your progress.