Ben Maher, 29, is one of the world's top show jumping competitors winning a team Gold at the 2012 London Olympics. He won team Bronze at the 2011 European Championships in Madrid and recorded his first World Cup Qualifier later that year at London Olympia. Ben represented Britain in both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2009 European Championships
Ben began riding at the age of eight and, after finishing school, he trained with Liz Edgar before travelling to Switzerland to further his education with Beat Mandli. He started making his mark on the international circuit in his early twenties and began building up a string of world-class horses.
By the age of 26, he had overtaken regular British team members to become ranked number one in the country and number five in the World, with consistent wins around the globe in some of the sport's most prestigious competitions. He is also one of just two riders to have won both the Hickstead Derby and Speed Derby in the same year