Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Wednesday 3rd May - Sunday 7th May, 2017 #MMBHT

Sarah Bullimore

Great Britain
  • 91 - Reve Du Rouet
  • 15 - Valentino V


British rider Sarah Bullimore (42), a member of the BE World Class Squad, competed as an individual at last year’s European Championships at Blair Castle. She runs a purpose built equestrian facility in Keysoe, North Bedfordshire with her husband Brett.

In 2014 and 2015 she represented team GBR in the FEI Nations Cup series and with Badminton entry Reve Du Rouet was short-listed for the British squad for the 2014 WEG in France.

Sarah (nee Longshaw) rode her first four-star at Burghley in 1996 with Bally Cotton who she then rode on his record breaking 7th completion of Badminton in 1997 (the horse had previously completed six times with Andrew Harris) and her Badminton debut. Sarah is also a successful producer of young horses – she is regularly placed at the British Eventing Young Horse Championships and in the Burghley Young Event Horse Championships and has represented Great Britain four times at the Young Horse World Championships at Le Lion d’ Angers, in 2006 (Salerno) & 2009 (Valentino) 2011 & 2014.

Sarah trains with Andrew Fletcher and Matt Lanni alongside the World Class trainers.

Reve Du Rouet, owned by Sarah’s long-standing owners Chris and Sue Gillespie and Brett Bullimore, is a 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding. He is by the well-known jumping sire Balou du Rouet (a son of the great Baloubet du Rouet) out of Onassis Queen by Oscar De Revel who is by Jalisco B – another great jumping sire. He was bought from Holland as a three-year-old. Last year he was reserve for the European championships.

Valentino V, owned by Chris and Sue Gillespie and rider is a 14-year-old Dutch-bred gelding. He is by Perion (a son of Faust Z) out of Havila by Ditmar who is a son of the famous KWPN foundation stallion Amor. He was acquired as a five-year-old and has been placed at Luhmuhlen, Burghley & Pau four-star events.




Reve Du Rouet

Oldenburg, Germany, 2004
17.0hh, bay, gelding

Sire Balou Du Rouet

Dam Onassis Queen (Oscar Du Revel)

Breeder Hans Heinrich Kruse

Owner(s): Christopher & Sue Gillespie, Rugby, Warwicks.
Brett Bullimore, Keysoe, Beds.

Valentino V

KWPN, Netherlands, 2002
16.2hh, bay, gelding

Sire Perion

Dam Havila (Ditmar)

Breeder GEBR. Klein

Owner(s): Christopher & Sue Gillespie, Rugby, Warwicks.
& Rider

Notable Results

2016 – Barroca D’Alva CCI3* 3rd Lilly Corinne

2016 – Barroca D’Alva CIC3* Reve Du Rouet

2015 – Pau CCI4* 8th Valentino V, 18th Reve du Rouet, El Lilly Corinne

2015 – Waregem CICO3* 7th Valentino V, 26th Reve du Rouet

2015 – Blair Castle CH-EU-CCI3* 26th Lilly Corinne

2015 – Hartpury CIC3* 2nd Reve du Rouet

2015 – Strzegom CICO3* 3rd Valentino V

2015 – Houghton Hall CICO3* Conpierre 10th

2015 – Saumur CCI3* 22nd Lilly Corinne

2014 – Le Lions CH-M-YH-CCI2* 17th Conpierre

2014 – Boekelo CICO3* 18th Lily Corinne

2014 – Waregem CICO3* 4th Lily Corinne

2014 – Burghley CCI4* 19th Reve Du Rouet, 31st Valentino V

2014 – Hartpury CIC3* 5th Valentino V, 24th Reve Du Rouet

2014 – Gatcombe CCI4* 25th My Last One

2014 – Barbury Castle CIC3* 8th My Last One

2014 – Strzegom CICO3* 4th Valentino V

2014 – Bramham CIC3* 16th Valentino V

2014 – Lexington CCI4* 13th Reve Du Rouet

2014 – Pau CCI4* 9th Valentino V

2013 – Tattersalls CCi3* 7th Reve du Rouet

2012 – Burghley CCI4* 25th Valentino V

2012 – Luhmuhlen CCI4* 17th Valentino V


2015 – 29th Reve du Rouet

2014 – El Valentino V

2013 – 51st My Last One

2010 – 44th Salerno

1997 – 50th Ballycotton