Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Wednesday 1st May - Sunday 5th May, 2019 #MMBHT

Pietro Sandei

  • 41 - Mouse


It will be a first Badminton for Italian rider Pietro Sandei (25) who is based near Parma in Italy. Pietro is a member of the sports group of Italian Police and has represented the police since 2011.

Pietro was a member of Italian Pony, Junior and Young Rider teams competing at four European Championships. He was a winner of Pony team bronze (2007) and in 2011 rode Badminton entry Mouse at the 2011 Young Rider Europeans. In 2015 he represented Italy as an individual at the European Championships at Blair Castle.

Earlier this year Pietro won the CCI3* at Vairano with Rubis de Prere.

Pietro trains with James Connor and Jacopo Comelli and outside of eventing enjoys cycling and mixed martial arts.

Mouse owned by the rider, is an 18-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding. He is by Cavalier out of a mare by the thoroughbred Colourfield. He was acquired from Mark Todd in 2011. In 2016 the pair completed their first four-star at Luhmuhlen and also completed Pau four-star.




ISH, Ireland, 1999
17.0hh , bay brown , gelding

Sire Cavalier

Dam Glenside Lucy (Colourfield)

Owner(s): Rider

Notable Results

2017 – Vairano Vidigulfo CCI3* 1st Rubis de Prere

2016 – Ravenna CIC3* 4th Rubis de Prere

2016 – Pau CCI4* 28th Mouse, 31st Inistioge Ohio

2016 – Vairano, Milano CICO3* 3rd Rubis de Prere, 11th Inistioge Ohio

2016 – Strzegom CICO3* 5th Rubis de Prere

2016 – Luhmuhlen CCI4* 14th Mouse

2015 – Blair Castle CH-EU-CCI3* El Inistioge Ohio

2011 – Blair Castle CH-EU-YR2* 20th Mouse

2009 – Waregem CH-EU-J-C1* 13th Romario

2007 – Freudenberg CH-EU-P-C2* 8th Areo Flyer

2006 – Saumur CH-EU-P-C2* 33rd Aero Flyer