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Gustavo Mirabal in competition

The secrets of Gustavo Mirabal Castro

Gustavo Mirabal
Gustavo Mirabal

Everybody ask themselves ¿Who is Gustavo Mirabal Castro? Today we tell you about his life and experience

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is a lawyer and a passionate rider. Since his childhood has a close relationship with the horses

Gustavo Mirabal Castro, a dreamer

At 9 year old, Gustavo Mirabal Castro had visited some racecourses because his father, Gustavo Mirabal Bustillos, was “Instituto Nacional de Hipódromos” president (National Institute of Racecourses)

Gustavo Mirabal Castro’s father has a eigthies winner horse owner (horse named Tropigold) influenced his son to enter to the equestrian world

Time after, Gustavo Mirabal Castro grew up with a deep desire to become a jump rider and to have his own equestrian farm

From his mind to reality

Those child grew up and now Gustavo Mirabal Castro is a businessman, lawyer and amateur jump rider.

Also he was owner of  equestrian training center G&C farm. Dream fulfilled.

This equestrian center was a Paradise located in United States of America.G&C Farm had becomed to an international equestrian reference. G&C Farm was founded during the 2009 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington and the enterprise quickly established a respected reputation within the horse sport community as a dedicated supporter of rider development

After nearly a decade at the pinnacle of the show jumping industry, Venezuela’s Gustavo and María Carolina Mirabal have tipped their hats and retired their own G&C Farm in march of this year.

Lawyer Studies

Gustavo Mirabal Castro studied Law at the “Universidad Santa Maria” (USM) of Venezuela. He graduated with the title of Lawyer in the year 1988.

After Graduated, He worked in recognized institutions such as: “Britanica de Seguros, C.A.”, “Seguros Horizonte, C.A.” and  “Banco Construcción” in Caracas, his hometown

Later he founded his own law firm called Mirabal & Asociados, S.C. However, his true passion is riding.

Gustavo Mirabal and partners
Gustavo Mirabal, María Carolina Mirabal and partners

Riders trained at G & C Farm

Through its history, G & C Farm achieved a good reputation in the world of equestrian sports. This organization worked with the Colombian Mark Bluman, as well as the Brazilians Nelson, Rodrigo and Helio Pessoa.

This farm was also a champion in the exhibition races with the Venezuelans Luis Miguel Martínez, Gustavo Arroyo, Luis Fernando Larrazabal and Pablo Barrios.

Especially the support of G & C farm to Pablo Barrios, led him to the top 25 in the world ranking. For the year 2015, Gustavo Mirabal established a partnership with the Spanish Olympic athlete Sergio Álvarez Moya.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is an emblematic figure in the equestrian world, especially in the United States and Spain.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro and his wife María Carolina Chapellín de Mirabal have installed facilities with the best conditions for the practice and development of equestrian sport. Gustavo’s passion has led him to have the vision of developing great competitors in equestrian sports.

Gustavo Mirabal in competition
Gustavo Mirabal in competition

Sources consulted

http://www.worldofshowjumping.com/en/News/Gustavo-Mirabal-bids-a-grateful-farewell-to-G-C-Farm.html

https://www.equnews.com/miscellaneous/gustavo-mirabal-en-gc-farm-go-separate-ways/

https://oxersport.com/es/comienza-el-csi-con-las-victorias-de-gustavo-mirabal-y-alexandra-crown-en-el-trofeo-inaugural/

https://sidelinesnews.com/blogs/showworld/tag/gustavo-mirabal

https://www.fei.org/athlete/10064422/MIRABAL-Gustavo

https://www.globalchampionstour.com/profiles/riders/5665/gustavo-mirabal/gallery/

https://www.gustavomirabal.es/equitacion/el-hipismo-en-venezuela-tiene-nombres/ 

http://www.anecdotashipicas.net/Criollos/Tropigold.htm 

https://gustavomirabalcastro.online/2018/12/05/gustavo-mirabal-bids-a-grateful-farewell-to-gc-farm/