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picture of Daniel DEUSSER
Birth date 13/08/1981 - Country Germany

Daniel DEUSSER

Born in 1981, Daniel Deusser starts to ride as a child. He tries out many different sports and is even selected for the BMX regional championships.  But riding horses is the dream he will eventually decide to pursue. His parents have always been there to shine a positive light on his career and, even today, they continue to support him. Daniel begins his cavalier career at the age of 19 alongside several great people such as Siegfried Herrder and Franke Sloothaak. In 2002, he represents Germany for the first time at the Young Rider European Championships. It is the beginning of a long and fabulous career. A few years later, Daniel flies to the Netherlands, and in 2012 he joins Stephex...
picture of Lorenzo DE LUCA
Birth date 23/04/1987 - Country Italy

Lorenzo DE LUCA

Lorenzo de Luca was born and raised in Lecce, Italy. His family introduces him to riding at the age of nine. And he has never stopped riding since then. His passion for the sport is obvious, but in order to become a world-renowned rider and succeed at this level, Lorenzo had to make a lot of sacrifices. However, he does what it takes to get there. Today he is one of the best riders in the world. His childhood dream has come true. A fearsome competitor, he is famous for being extremely fast in the ring.  Since he arrived at Stephex Stables in 2013, Lorenzo has never stopped evolving and has won many Grand Prix events such as in Dublin in...
picture of Zoé CONTER
Birth date 02/11/1998 - Country Belgium

Zoé CONTER

Zoe is part of the Stephex Stables family, but she is also Stephan Conter’s eldest daughter. Having grown up in an environment entirely dedicated to horses, she wanted to follow the family tradition and so today she shows at international level.  In 2012, she competes for the first time for her country at the European Championships for Children and as a Junior in 2014, 2015 and 2016.  This is where she wins, in 2016, the team silver and the individual bronze medal with Zeta di Sabuci.   In 2017, in addition to her 2nd position in the team medal at the European Young Riders Championships, she makes her debut in the FEI World Cup. Her international career is on a good...
picture of Petronella ANDERSSON
Birth date 28/04/1991 - Country Sweden

Petronella ANDERSSON

Inspired by a mother who loved to ride, Petronella grew up among horses. A true horse enthusiast, she begins to ride at the age of 3.   Petronella has been a competitor at heart since her first Championship in Sweden at the age of 10. A few years later, she represents her country at the European Pony Championships and, as a Junior, she wins the team bronze medal and individual silver. In 2012, she wins her first CSI 2* Grand Prix.  In 2013, Petronella joins Stephex Stables because she wants to evolve as a rider and perform at the CSI 5* level. Today she continues to rise in the world rankings.   During her career, she has learned to never give up,...
picture of Emilie CONTER
Birth date 20/04/2000 - Country Belgium

Emilie CONTER

Emilie is Stephan Conter’s youngest daughter and also the youngest rider of Stephex Stables. She has been riding since she was a child. She first started to compete at pony shows, but she quickly entered horse events.  Today, Emilie competes successfully at 3*events. The youngest of the Conter sisters has proven to be a solid asset for the Belgian National Team. In 2014, she represents her country for the first time and wins the team silver medal at the European Championships. In 2016, she brings in a team gold medal from the same championships.  Since then, she has been competing internationally and with great success every weekend at CSI 2* and CSI 3* shows.  
picture of Michael HUGHES
Birth date 20/12/1995 - Country U.S.A.

Michael HUGHES

At an early age, Michael Hughes entered the horse world which he will go on to follow passionately and later become a professional rider. He started in the world of ponies, where his talent already stood out and after successfully transitioning to horses and starting to compete, he has proved his ability and willingness in the show ring. Born in the USA but in order to develop his riding knowledge to a further level, he moved to Europe in 2016 at the age of 19. In the past few years he not only gained a lot of experience but also achieved several outstanding results in many 2* and 3* international shows for instance Grand Prix victories in Bonheiden, Valencia or...
picture of Kendra Claricia BRINKOP
Birth date 18/11/1994 - Country Germany

Kendra Claricia BRINKOP

As a young German rider, Kendra Claricia Brinkop begins her career with one of the world's best riders, Marcus Ehning. Thanks to him, she is able to prove herself at the national level, and as a result, she quickly embraces a successful international career. In 2018 she triumphs and wins the CSI 4* in Frankfurt.   In March 2019, she joins Stephex Stables to continue to improve at the highest level. Kendra Claricia is a talented and dynamic rider who shows impressive speed on the course. She often participates in the 2*, 3* shows and in many championships.   
picture of Michael BAUGMARTNER
Birth date 30/08/1996 - Country Switzerland

Michael BAUGMARTNER

Michael Baumgartner started to ride in 2008. In 2011, he leaves to work alongside Swiss rider Niklaus Rutschi. This is where he gains his initial international-level experience. In 2013, he represents his country for the first time at a Junior level.   In order to continue to improve his skills, he also decides to move to Germany to train with Lars Nieberg. Since joining Stephex Stables in 2019, he was first assisting Lorenzo de Luca every day in the regular work of his horses. He now has his own horses, which he competes at national shows.

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