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Knowing Gustavo Mirabal

Knowing Gustavo Mirabal

Gustavo Mirabal was born in Caracas, Venezuela on September 9, 1972. He studied law at the University Santa Maria (USM) where he graduated with the title of Lawyer in 1988. Gustavo chose this profession, following the example of his parents, which allowed him to open many doors. He worked in recognized institutions such as: British Insurance, C. A., Horizon Insurance, S.A. and the Construction Bank. Then he founded his own law firm that took the name of Mirabal & Asociados, S.C.

Passion for horses

On the other hand, Gustavo Mirabal  is an equestrian lover. This passion was born from very small because his father was a great passionate to horses and was the one who introduced him to this fascinating world. For Gustavo, the horse represents a friend with whom he enjoys a lot of time. Sharing joys, good and bad experiences. Apart from that it is an animal that never abandons it.

Horse: incredible animal

In this order of ideas, Mirabal in an interview stated that the horse is very loyal, that it always gives the best of itself. In turn, the equine knows perfectly who is its rider and who cares for it. Likewise, Gustavo believes that the horse is a perfect animal, with which you can have a harmonious relationship, forming a binomial to succeed in different competitions.

Obstacle Jumping: Gustavo Mirabal ‘s favorite discipline

Gustavo Mirabal  was inclined towards the equestrian discipline called Obstacle Jumping. Well, his father instilled the practice since he was nine years old. Do not forget that the jump is one of the most exciting equestrian modalities. Many experts consider it as the most modern specialty of equestrian sport, which has come to turn the classic sport of riding into a spectacle sport.

Gustavo Mirabal jumping obstacles
Gustavo Mirabal jumping obstacles

Historical background of the Equestrian Jump

There are no clear references to the origin of jumping as an equestrian sport. But already in the second half of the eighteenth century, horseback riding was an essential part of the sport of hunting.

According to experts, it is said that some documents show that the Grand Prix competitions were born in Paris in 1866. In 1900, during the Universal Exhibition of Paris (1900), it was included during the Olympic Games of 1900 the first international competition of equestrian jumps. With three individual events for riders, jumps contest, mixed high jump and mixed long jump.

World Championship of Equestrian Jumps

The World Championship of Equestrian Jumps is the maximum international competition of the discipline called equestrian jump. It has been carried out since 1953, under the organization of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI). It should not be forgotten that since 1990 it has been carried out within the framework of the World Equestrian Games.

Gustavo Mirabal and the equestrian jump are inseparable companions of life. The passion of Gustavo Mirabal are and will continue to be horses. We all hope to see him again in amateur competitions and returning to the equestrian business with a purpose … To train new champions.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Show_jumping

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salto_ecuestre

http://www.gustavomirabal.es/caballos/mirabal-y-el-caballo-de-simon-bolivar/

 

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