With Badminton entry Reve du Rouet British rider Sarah Bullimore (43), who is based in Bedfordshire, completed Burghley 2016 and in 2015 completed Badminton.
With Lilly Corinne she competed as an individual at the 2015 European Championships at Blair Castle. She runs a purpose built equestrian facility in Keysoe, north Bedfordshire with her husband Brett.
In 2014 and 2015 she represented team GBR in the FEI Nations Cup series and with Badminton entry Reve Du Rouet was short-listed for the British squad for the 2014 WEG in France.
Sarah (nee Longshaw) rode her first four-star at Burghley in 1996 with Bally Cotton who she then rode on his record breaking 7th completion of Badminton in 1997 (the horse had previously completed six times with Andrew Harris) and her Badminton debut. Sarah is also a successful producer of young horses – she is regularly placed at the British Eventing Young Horse Championships and in the Burghley Young Event Horse Championships and has represented Great Britain four times at the Young Horse World Championships at Le Lion d’ Angers, in 2006 (Salerno) & 2009 (Valentino) 2011 & 2014.
Sarah enjoys breeding and is now competing the six-year-old gelding Corouet (also by Balou du Rouet), an embryo transfer from Lilly Corinne. Lilly Corinne has two other younger embryo transfer offspring; by Jaguar Mail and Royaldik.
Reve Du Rouet owned by Chris and Sue Gillespie and Brett Bullimore, is a 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding. He is by the well-known jumping sire Balou du Rouet (a son of the great Baloubet du Rouet) out of Onassis Queen by Oscar De Revel who is by Jalisco B – another great jumping sire. He was bought from Holland as a three-year-old. In 2015 he was reserve for the European championships.
Reve Du Rouet
17.0hh , bay , gelding
Sire Balou Du Rouet
Dam Onassis Queen (Oscar De Revel)
Breeder Hans-heinrich Kruse
Chris & Sue Gillespie, Rugby, Warwicks.,
Brett Bullimore, Keysoe, Beds.
16.2hh , bay , gelding
Dam Havila (Ditmar)
Breeder GEBR. Klein
Christopher & Sue Gillespie, Rugby, Warwicks.