From youngster to international Grand Prix horse: Balou du Reventon

Balou du Reventon (Cornet Obolensky x Continue) is a fascinating combination of beauty and undeniable talent. With Ireland’s Darragh Kenny in the saddle, the now 14-year-old stallion has showcased incredible consistency at the very highest level of the sport. Last year alone, Balou was Kenny’s partner at the FEI Longines European Championships in Rotterdam, a part of Ireland’s winning squad at the FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona, won the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Chantilly and the Rolex Grand Prix of Knokke as well as placing second in the Prague Super Grand Prix – all after having started 2019 with a second place finish in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Shanghai.

World of Showjumping spoke to Darragh Kenny as well as Balou’s former riders Jorge Matte Capdevila and Liubov Kochetova to learn more about this stunning stallion’s journey to the top.

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