Bernard Maurel-FRA, FEI O Judge

Director of the Institut du Cheval (Horse Institute) from 1995 to 1999- Present occupation : Employed by the Ministry of Agriculture as Director of the National Stud of LE PIN, since 2000.

Equitation: Riding since age of 9 years. First competition at the age of 16 years.

Performances in Dressage, Jumping and Eventing at national level from 1970 to 1984. Participation at numerous student's competitions in Europe. Holder of right for training race horses from 1981 to 1985 at POMPADOUR. Diploma for Coach of Equitation in 1972 and Instructor in 1976.

Has conducted riding clinics for FEI since 1986 in 12 different countries. Regular non professional training activities in France for dressage riders until Grand Prix level since 1989.

Breeder an owner of sport horses competing at the french championships for 5 or 6 years old in jumping, eventing or dressage since 1995.

Dressage Judge : National Judge in 1980.
International Candidate Judge in 1982.
International Judge in 1984.
Official international Judge in 1989.

Bernard MAUREL has judged numerous International Dressage competitions in Europe, South, Central and North America…

He has judged :

- The Haig then Samsung Competition (from 1984 to 1996).

- World Cup Final in 1989 – 1991 – 1995 – TD in 1999 – 2001.

- European Seniors Championships in 1991 – 1993 - TD in 1997 - 2003.

- Many European Ponies, Juniors and Young Riders Championships.

- Olympic Games in ATLANTA, 1996.