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At Premier Equine, we're proud to support leading equestrians from a range of equestrian disciplines, from Eventing and Showjumping through to Polo, Racing and Mounted Games.
Astier is a hugely talented event rider who represents France with an exciting string of horses. He has competed at a number of Pony, Junior and Young Rider Europeans before entering the world of seniors. So far in his career, he has won a bronze medal at the 2013 European championships and team gold and individual silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics, as well as many wins and placings at 5* events including Pau and Badminton.More about Astier
Paul Tapner, also known as 'Taperz' is a professional event rider who is an Australian eventing team member and previous winner of Badminton Horse Trials.
Paul is renowned as one of the very best cross-country riders in the world.
An extremely driven, hardworking, and likeable event rider, Paul was a regular face and consistent performer on both the UK and international eventing circuits.
Frank Ostholt, Olympic and world gold medalist. Awarded the Silberne Lorbeerblatt (Silver Laurel Leaf) in 2005 and 2008. He works for the German Olympic Equestrian Committee (DOKR) in Warendorf, Germany.
Nick Gauntlett is a top international event rider, competing at Badminton, Blenheim and Gatcombe to name a few. As well as riding internationally, Nick is also a British Eventing Accredited Coach and BHSI. He regularly holds training clinics at his facilities at Chescombe Farm in Chipping Sodbury. One of Nick's homebred stallions Party Trick finished runner up in his 1st BE Official Intermediate at Aston Le Walls. Party Trick finished on his dressage score of 30 jumping a double clear.
Sara Algotsson Ostholt
Sara Algotsson Ostholt, Olympic silver medalist and individually ranked 4th championship CH-M-YH-CCI1 in Le Lion d'Angers (FRA). In 2008, after leaving her job of 13 years, she moved from Sweden to Warendorf, Germany with three of the family horses and settled in with her then boyfriend Frank Ostholt, who later became her husband.
Nicolas Touzaint is a French professional horse rider specialising in three-day eventing. He was born into a family already known for its performance in equestrianism: his father, Jean-Yves Touzaint, was champion of France eventing in 1975 and 1976. On 4th May 2008, Nicolas became the first Frenchman to win at Badminton Horse Trials.
Aurora has dedicated herself to polo for 25 years, recently playing at the highest level (18 goal).
She previously attained a 5 goal ladies handicap and has played in England, Holland, France, Portugal, India, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay - so far! Aurora doesn't just compete in the sport, she is also the editor of Polo Quarterly and is a polo correspondent for Horse & Hound!
Felix Etzel has been based at the German federation since 2018 and represents the German army, where he is working closely together with Frank Ostholt.
He competed for Germany at a few Nations Cups and is competing up to 5*L.
Felix has recently been competing in Paris with three of his horses, where he achieved a 2nd and 3rd in the 3*-S. Recently Felix has just found out he has been selected to represent his country (Germany) at this years European Championships in Luhmuehlen, Germany with his horse Bandit.