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4 months ago
Boyd Exell

An early start to the Spring season, we competed at Exloo with Robert Wilkinsons young team of chestnut horses, it was fantastic they wanted to work with us and performed superbly on the marathon, with some things to improve on, but the overall result was excellent – Exloo was a good opener to the outdoor season, with great facilities and good obstacles, we thoroughly enjoyed competing there. It is always nice when the horses want to work for you, and they offer you their best when they are happy in their job.

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An early start to the Spring season, we competed at Exloo with Robert Wilkinsons young team of chestnut horses, it was fantastic they wanted to work with us and performed superbly on the marathon, with some things to improve on, but the overall result was excellent – Exloo was a good opener to the outdoor season, with great facilities and good obstacles, we thoroughly enjoyed competing there. It is always nice when the horses want to work for you, and they offer you their best when they are happy in their job. 

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what a well matched team! well done and good luck with them always .

15 out of 16 white stockings, that is awesome😍😍

They remind me of your fabulous 2008 medal winning team 😜

Great grounds one of my favourite. Congratulations Team Excell

Beautiful team.

Love this team.

Looking fantastic and giving so much!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ†

Great start with a new team! Well done!

Beautiful team!😍

Classy horses🌟🌟

Congratulations.

Wat jammer gemist ,woon vlakbij 20 minuten verderop.

They look terrific

Well done

En nu in het nederlands

gorgous team!

Stuart Ritchie, Allan Hamilton, Tristan Harrold

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5 months ago
Boyd Exell

Our sincerest sympathies to the family of Bertus van Tergouw.

It was a pleasure to know and value high quality horses with Bertus. He didn’t speak English and I didn’t speak Dutch but our common denominator was the love for horses and the thrill to appreciate them . He will be remembered.---- BERTUS VAN TERGOUW -----
11 augustus 1936 - 26 februari 2024

Bewonderingswaardig was zijn levenskracht

Bertus van Tergouw, grondlegger van Equestrian Centre Riant, de internationale menwedstrijd in Beekbergen en zo veel meer, is in de nacht van zondag op maandag op 87-jarige leeftijd overleden. Een groot gemis – nu al – voor ons als familie, vrienden en de mensport.

Bertus zal eind van deze week naar zijn laatste rustplaats gebracht worden. Iedereen die hem gekend heeft, willen wij hierbij uitnodigen om naar Beekbergen te komen om hem een laatste groet te brengen, maar vooral ook om herinneringen uit te wisselen over deze grootste paardenman.

Afscheid nemen kan op de volgende momenten op Equestrian Centre Riant:
- Vrijdag 1 maart tussen 18.00 en 20.00 uur
- Zaterdag 2 maart om 13.00 uur is een afscheidsbijeenkomst in de binnenmanege van Riant. Bertus zal daarna per koets in kleine familiekring begeleid worden naar het crematorium. Aansluitend is een informeel samenzijn tot 18.00 uur in de binnenmanege.

Marja, Mieke, Pedro, Jim, Melvin, Sharon, Micky, Benjamin en Morris

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---- BERTUS VAN TERGOUW ----
11 August 1936 - 26 February 2024

His vitality was admirable

Bertus van Tergouw, founder of Equestrian Centre Riant, the international driving competition in Beekbergen and so much more, passed away in the night from Sunday to Monday at the age of 87. A great loss – already – for us as family, friends and the driving sport.

Bertus will be taken to his final resting place at the end of this week. We would like to invite everyone who knew him to come to Beekbergen to pay his last respects, but especially to exchange memories about this greatest horseman.

You can say goodbye at the following times at Equestrian Centre Riant:
- Friday 1 March between 18:00 and 20:00 h.
- Saturday, March 2 at 13:00 h. is a farewell meeting in the indoor riding school of Riant. Bertus will then be escorted by carriage in a small family circle to the crematorium. This will be followed by an informal get-together until 18:00 h. in the indoor riding school.

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Our sincerest sympathies to the family of Bertus van Tergouw. 

It was a pleasure to know and value high quality horses with Bertus. He didn’t speak English and I didn’t speak Dutch but our common denominator was the love for horses and the thrill to appreciate them . He will be remembered.

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RIP Bertus🩷

5 months ago
Boyd Exell

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So lucky to have him there his knowledge is extraordinary!

Thank you so much for the wonderful learning experience!

I’d be content with seeing you drive at an event! Image a master class from the master! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Such a busy man

Some very lucky people. Lessons from the master.

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5 months ago
Boyd Exell

Equestrian Queensland (EQ) with Driving Queensland (DrQ) and the Australian Carriage Driving Society (ACDS) hosted a Queensland Driving Clinic with the Number #1 World Champion Boyd Exell from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 January 2024 at RM'S Equestrian Centre in Hodgson Vale near Toowoomba!

A fabulous opportunity to learn from the mega world champion, his attention to detail being second to none!

Most sessions started with perfecting all the fitting of equipment and carriages until every horse was moving forward comfortably and correctly.

With a focus on foundations, rhythm and straightness were key to improving all combinations.

Boyd was so passionate and very hands on, helping to demonstrate the feel and response he was looking for. This was fantastic to watch and just as awesome opportunity for fence sitters as well! It was amazing watching such precision and accuracy. Everything Boyd was explaining and working on improving was easily transferable across to other disciplines. One big one... Fail to prepare, prepare to fail!

To read more, CLICK HERE πŸ”— www.qld.equestrian.org.au/news/2024-boyd-exell-queensland-clinic-wrap

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5 months ago
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great shot!

Great photo

Onwards and upwards

Amazing shot!

Great photo

Great pic.

Super Foto

Great shot.

Fabulous pic πŸ‘

Far out, your horses are amazing

Stunning photo!

Now that’s a bridge

I remember Boyd driving over that bridge with a broken leg!

He's kidding right ? We're going down there.!!! 😁

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5 months ago
Boyd Exell

Congratulations Bram Team Chardon for the tight competition, I am proud of our team performance, thrilled with our horses performance and very proud of our respectable second place. As ever we are driven to keep striving forward, a special thankyou to our supporters and our sponsors. Now we turn our attention to the outdoor season.

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Gratuluji vše účastníkΕ―m za jejich práci

Well done spectacular as always

Amazing to watch and a close final. Good luck for the outdoor season

Your a champion πŸ† to us and an inspiration to us all. That pesky cone! So close...... Fantastic entertainment and yes looking forward to following outdoor season πŸ˜„ well done all again magnificent πŸ’•

You are both so amazing, wonderful to watch.

Pure magic Both teams amazing suburb driving team work ponies are spectacular Outstanding

Congratulations guys great effort.

Fantastic performance and still the fastest team in the world πŸ΄πŸ΄πŸ΄πŸ΄πŸ‘πŸ»

Go team Excell

Incredible, thanks for sharing.

Great sportsmanship! Wonderful to see there are still classy competitors out there! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

It was a fabulous drive off. Congratulations on a wonderful, ever so close, final πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

You are still the best that ever was Boyd. Everyone can have a slip up and that's what it takes to beat you. Congrats to Bram.

So close, that is great footage side by side.

A true Champion in every sense of the word Boyd.

Wow how fantastic seeing two spectacular drivers and teams at the same time. As always Go Team Exell. Aussie Aussie Aussie.

Awesome!!!!!!

Les chevaux prennent du plaisir

Trop bien cette vidéo,Bravo les champions !!

Thank you so much for posting on your page when all the events were so we could watch. There is no doubt to the grit and determination you have. I’m thinking you had to know you had that early penalty in the drive off. Yet you are so driven you darn near pulled it off and won. You exemplify what a true competitor and champion should be.

Win, lose or draw, still a champion.

Magnifique spectacle !!!

Immer noch Champion  🐴🐴🐴🐴

From a spectator's view its been a great season to watch. Grateful to fei tv that have the opportunity to follow from NZ. Well done, my non horsey family watches with me now, they are now hooked... Boyd you are now my dads favourite driver ....

Love watching the driving. So much I don’t understand about it, but addicted now. Hoping you might be at Aachen 2025?

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5 months ago
Boyd Exell

Jupiter living his best life

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I’m a champion… but hey! I’m a horse first! Loving life!

Feels so good!

Love to see this🧑🧑

Love these moments ❀️ πŸ’•

Happy boy

Well deserved after a thrilling indoor season! You were spectacular 😍

Good boy 🐴 ❀️

That is a very very well cared for horse!!

Well deserved. Beautiful horse.

I have a thing where no matter how busy or in a rush I am - if a horse is rolling I'm going to stop and watch πŸ™‚ Usually because it is a joyful thing... but also just in case its collicking!

So magnificent!

How old is Jupiter? He sure looks fantastic and happy. 😊

He said I earned that dad lol πŸ˜† happy ponies lol 🐎 they did a fantastic job, you all did. Just unlucky. πŸ˜” Next time πŸ‘

I feel good, nah nah nah nah

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He gets extra points for rolling over completely...twice!!!

Ps...looks like you keep the team together in a paddock...guessing thats good for herding instinct and general togetherness/spacial ease? am guessing πŸ™‚

Nem tudja, hogy mit követett el, hogy igy bebugyolálták!

In Texas the old timers say if a horse can roll over it's worth $100. Jupiter rolled over twice, so he's worth at least $200 by old timer standards!

That itch you just have to scratch?!

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6 months ago
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We hebben genoten,mooie strijd tussen jullie! Gefeliciteerd!🍾πŸ₯‚

One little slip up, that's all it takes! Boyd is still the best of the best!

Awesome driving from a team effort

What a pleasure to have these two drivers pitting their talents off against each other. Keeps the sport fun and exciting . Well done horses ,grooms, drivers and the minions 😁

Still our greatest !!!!

It’s been a fantastic season and yesterday’s competition went right to wire. Thanks so much for giving us such enjoyment over the Winter. We were there in London which was fabulous. Looking forward now to the outdoor season. We will be at Royal Windsor cheering you on.

What a battle, what a drive. Great sport!!!! Congrats with silver medal.

It was a thrilling competition and fantastic entertainment. A question from amateur in Australia here - did I notice one of Boyd's horses (a wheeler) with some sort of rubber mouth covering? I am wondering if he was a bit inclined to nipping the leader in front!

Boyd is amazing always!! Love cheering on his team of horses. It was so close and everyone gave it all. Nice to let someone else win once in a while lol. Looking forward to next season.

So unlucky to take the cone out, fantastic competition and all have it their all. Outstanding and well done to all xx

Watched from S Africa. Was so exciting. Such a small difference in points! Well done to the Boyd Exell team!

a thrilling final, congratulations everyone

We were there - it was brilliant to watch, the horses were fabulous and great driving (but what a waste of champagne - ha ha!).

Amazing

Tea

Go Boyd, a standard of driving and expertise measured in millimetres and hundredths of seconds. How amazing you and the team are.

Mad Max ,Jupiter ,, Barney ,Emma and and Hugh worked so hard for you. Pure excellence from the Exell team. Just that one ball that fell. Well you did us Aussies proud πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

Boyd is still our champion, no matter what…

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