Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Wednesday 2nd May - Sunday 6th May, 2018 #MMBHT

Paul Sims

Great Britain
  • 70 - Glengarnock


show jumped to grand prix and represented England before turning to eventing. He runs a yard with his fiancée, event rider Hannah Bate. The couple has a 14 month old son Billy.

In 2014 with Calador, Paul was a member of the winning British Nations Cup team that competed in Montelibretti and made his Badminton debut with Glengarnock. He was the best ‘first time’ rider at both Badminton and Burghley (2014).

Paul trains with Duncan Smith and Ian Woodhead

Outside of eventing he plays five-aside league football and is a keen poker player.

 Glengarnock, owned by Joe Chambers, is a 15-year-old British-bred KWPN registered gelding. Bred by Edith Rutherford in Llandeilo he is by the Dutch jumping sire Ahorn out of Ilona by Bernstein. He was bought as a four-year-old from JRP Equestrian and has been ridden the grades by Paul. Glengarnock is produced by Duncan Smith and John Marsden. The owner is a former competitor and long standing supporter of the sport. The pair has achieved three Badminton and three Burghley completions.




KWPN, United Kingdom, 2002
16.3hh , bay , gelding

Sire Ahorn

Dam Ilona (Bernstein)

Breeder Edith Rutherford

Owner(s): Joe Chambers, London

Notable Results


2016 – Burghley CCI4* 26th Glengarnock

2016 – Burgham CIC3* 15th Glengarnock

2016 – Barbury Castle CIC3* 43rd Glengarnock

2015 – Burghley 25th Glengarnock

2015 – Hartpury CIC3* 45th Glengarnock

2015 – Burgham CIC3* 2nd Glengarnock

2015 – Barbury Castle CIC3* 33rd Glengarnock

2014 – Burghley CCI4* 24th Glengarnock

2014 – Blair Castle CIC3* 6th Calador, 23rd Glengarnock

2014 – Barbury Castle CIC3* 11th Calador

2013 – Montelibretti CICO3* 4th Calador

2013 – Blair Castle CIC3* 11th Glengarnock

2013 – Hartpury CIC3* 17th Glengarnock, 38th Calador

2013 – Bramham CCI3* 4th Calador, 14th Glengarnock

2013 – Chatsworth CIC3* 10th Glengarnock, 27th Calador

2011 – Bramham CCIU253* 3rd Zhong Rong Beijing

2010 – Festival of BE, Intermediate Championship 2nd Zhong Rong Beijing

2008 – Blair Castle CCI1* 1st Regal Rascal II


2016 – 41st Glengarnock

2015 – 49th Glengarnock

2014 – 28th Glengarnock