World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSI5* Tryon
USA

CSI5*-W/CSI2* Oslo
Norway

CSI4*/ 3*/ 2* St. Tropez
France

CSI4*-W El Jadida
Morocco

CSI3* Coapexpan
Mexico

CSI3* Vilamoura
Portugal

CSI3* Harrisburg
USA

CSI3* Oliva
Spain

CSI3*-W Del Mar
USA

CSI3* Herning
Denmark

CSI3* Zwolle
The Netherlands

CSI2* Dunkerque
France

CSI2* Lier
Belgium

CSI2* Michalowice
Poland

CSI2* Chevenez
Switzerland

In memory of Vigo d'Arsouilles (1998-2019)

Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Thank you

At the end of July, Vigo d’Arsouilles sadly passed away at the age of 21. 

With Belgium’s Philippe Le Jeune in the saddle, Vigo d’Arsouilles became World Champion in Kentucky in 2010. Vigo d’Arsouilles also won team bronze at the same championships, as well as representing Belgium at the Europeans in 2009 and 2011 and further at the Olympic Games in London in 2012 - his last international appearance. In 2009, the pair was 4th in the prestigious Grand Prix of Aachen and during their career they jumped several double clear Nations Cup rounds for Belgium at venues such as Dublin, La Baule and Rome. 

Vigo d’Arsouilles also proved himself as a breeding stallion and has sired many international Grand Prix horses such as Ian Millar’s Dixson, Penelope Leprevost’s Vagabond de la Pomme, Edwina Tops-Alexander’s Ego van Orti, Alberto Zorzi’s Fair Light van't Heike, Darragh Kenny’s Go Easy de Muze, Shane Breen’s Golden Hawk as well as Cian O’Connor’s Irenice Hortan to mention a few.

Here we look back at some of the many magic moments in Vigo d’Arsouilles' fantastic career, remembering him as the champion he was. 

All photos © Jenny Abrahamsson for World of Showjumping.

Related news

This photo has been added to your cart !

Your shopping cart »
This website is using cookies for statistics, site optimization and retargeting purposes. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. Read more here.