An amateur rider from Antwerp in Belgium, Joris (54) describes himself as a railway stationmaster. With Badminton entry Lully des Aulnes he was a member of the Belgian team for the 2016 Olympic Games (24th) – their sixth consecutive major championship together. Joris last competed at Badminton in 2013.
Joris is a long-standing member of the Belgian team. With the Thoroughbred Bold Action Joris represented Belgium at the 2007 and ’09 European Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games and completed his first Badminton. In 2011 with Lully des Aulnes he was member of the team for the European Championships in Luhmuhlen, in 2012 they competed at the London Olympic Games, in 2013 the European Championships in Malmo and in 2014 were members of the Belgian team for the WEG and in 2015 the team for the European championships at Blair Castle.
He trains with Belgian international show jumper Harrie Smolders
Joris enjoys mountain biking
Lully Des Aulnes owned by Holtrust Speerstra and Joris De Brabander and rider, is a 18-year-old Selle Francais gelding. He is by the international showjumper Doris Des Halles out of the threequarter-bred mare Shadika by Ightshade. Joris has ridden Lully since 2009.
Lully Des Aulnes
17.2hh , bay , gelding
Sire Doris Des Halles
Dam Shadika (Ightshade)
Breeder Andree Pienne
Holtrust-Speerstra, Oud Turnhout, Belgium
Owen Vanspringel, Retie, Belgium