Jump to: navigation, search

Emmanuel de Blommaert

Olympic medal record

Men's Equestrian
Bronze 1912 Stockholm Individual jumping

Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye (October 15, 1875 – April 12, 1944) was a Belgian horse rider who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Blicquy, Leuze-en-Hainaut and died in Mazy, Gembloux.

In 1912 he and his horse Clomore won the bronze medal in the individual jumping competition. As a member of the Belgian team they also finished sixth in the team jumping event. In the individual dressage competition they finished 21st. In the individual eventing contest they were disqualified in the cross country ride and the Belgian team was unplaced in the team eventing competition, when none of their riders were able to finish.

Eight years later he and his horse Grizzly finished eleventh in the individual dressage event.

External links


Premier Equine Classifieds


Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...

The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...

That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...