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Hans Peter Minderhoud

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px Netherlands
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing Team dressage

Hans Peter Minderhoud (born October 7, 1973 in Westkapelle) is a Dutch dressage rider.[1]

Minderhoud won the VSN Cup in 2004 with his horse Gameboy and also succeeded in the Pavo Cup with Sandreo and Florencio.[2] At the 2004 World Championships for 5-year old horses he won the World title in Verden with Florencio.[2] In the 2004/05 Stallion Competition he won the L-Class with Sandreo and the Z-Class with Rhodium. He won his second World title at the 2005 World Championships for 6-year old horses with Florencio. Later that year he and Uptown won the Pavo Cup as well.[2]

In the 2005/06 Stallion Competition he retained his titles in the L and Z-Class, and also added the M-Class to his list. With Rubels he won the 2006 VHO Trophy. Besides that he succeeded in the Future Stallion Tournament with Florencio and the Pavo Cup with Ucelli T.[2] In the 2007 Future Stallion Tournament he retained his title with Ucelli T, but also managed to win the silver medal with EXQUIS Rubiloh in the same event.[2] He succeeded again at the Pavo Cup, this time with Vivaldi. At the 2007 European Championships in Turin he and his team mates became European Champion in the team competition.[2]

With Johnson he managed to win the KWPN Stallion Championship 2007/08 and he also managed to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[2] He qualified for the individual competition as well as the team event with his team mates Anky van Grunsven and Imke Bartels.[2] In personal life, Minderhoud has a relationship with teammate Edward Gal.[3]

External links


  1. Athlete biography: Hans Peter Minderhoud, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 12, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Hans Peter Minderhoud results, hanspeterminderhoud.nl, ret: Aug 12, 2008
  3. Minderhoud and Gal: Interview, eurodressage.com, ret: Aug 24, 2009


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