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Who is Gustavo Mirabal Castro ?

When it comes to talented Venezuelan people abroad, we mention the multifaceted man Gustavo Mirabal Castro.

Today there are many Venezuelans who are shining in various fields outside the borders of their native country.

In the case of Gustavo Mirabal Castro, he has excelled in his professional career, entrepreneurship and of course equestrian.

Its roots forged this path aimed at the world of riding. Since from a young age he established a genuine direct relationship with the horses.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro, a visionary man

Direct contact with the horses caused Gustavo Mirabal to develop great sensitivity and love towards these animals.

In part this influenced so that in his adult stage he was inclined to undertake in the equestrian world.

In this way when I was a little boy, with only 9 years old, I already frequented the racetracks. The activity was done in the company of his father Gustavo Mirabal Bustillos.

It should be noted that the father of this visionary and successful man today was president of the National Racecourse Institute.

Mirabal Bustillos as the owner of the eighties champion horse, Tropigold, exercised great control over his son in the equestrian world.

This somehow forged that desire in Gustavo Mirabal to become a great rider.

In addition, this influenced the venture that later crystallized in distant lands, thus achieving a prestigious farm.

This prominent Venezuelan for being a great visionary today is a great lawyer who is succeeding in other countries. On the other hand, he stands out as an entrepreneur and rider in the discipline of horse riding, jumping obstacles.

Without a doubt he has managed to leave the flag of Venezuela very high. In this sense, he has shone in the equestrian world as well as in entrepreneurship and the exercise of his profession as a lawyer.

On the other hand, his dream of creating the G&C Farm training center in 2009 crystallized.

This equestrian space is a paradise located in the United States. For this reason G&C Farm reached benchmark levels of hipism in the world.

It should be noted that this site is currently inactive.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro on horseback - Longines
Gustavo Mirabal Castro on horseback – Longines

Equestrian Disney World

For being a wonderful and authentic space from the architectural and functional point of view. This equestrian complex came to be called by many as the Disney World of equestrian dreams and passions.

The facilities that formed the farm had great comfort for both horses and equestrian athletes.

In relation to the physical characteristics of this center we have the following:

  • A jump court, a treadmill for eight horses, an individual treadmill, six paddocks.
  • It has laundry spaces, a hay deposit, a food and medicine room, a two bedroom apartment for the stables.
  • G&C Farm, as the farm was called, was built on a plot of 16,187.43 square meters.
  • It should be noted that he began his work in 2009 in the city of Wellington, Florida.
  • Today it is inactive. However, those who lived a beautiful equestrian experience there can express their positive comments about it.
  • This was one of the best areas in Florida for activities related to the field of riding.
Gustavo Mirabal and María Carolina Chapellín de Mirabal award Gustavo Arroyo award at G&C FARM
Gustavo Mirabal and María Carolina Chapellín de Mirabal award Gustavo Arroyo award at G&C FARM

G&C Farm and its successful riders promotions

Giving continuity to what is the farm of this successful Venezuelan, this has given great results. Now, as for the riders who have been prepared in these facilities.

During the active phase of G&C Farm I reach levels of excellence. Therefore he achieved great fame in the field of equestrian sports.

As if that were not enough, they worked hand in hand with important allies such as the Colombian Mark Bluman. Brazilians Nelson, Rodrigo and Helio Pessoa also participated. Without a doubt this gave this farm a high status and value.

G&C Farm stood out as champion in the exhibition races. This event was attended by Creoles Luis Miguel Martínez, Gustavo Arroyo, Luis Fernando Larrazábal and Pablo Barrios. This last rider, took him to the top 25 in the world ranking.

In 2015, Gustavo Mirabal Castro achieved an important alliance with the Spanish Olympic athlete Sergio Álvarez Moya.

All the success of the farm, as well as its allies and its pupils in the equestrian field gave great results. Indeed, they led him to this great Venezuelan to succeed in countries such as the United States and Spain.

All this Mirabal success has been achieved thanks to the unconditional support of his wife María Carolina Chapellín de Mirabal.

Together the Mirabal Chapellín husbands created this site taking into account the comfort and comfort of both athletes and horses

The discipline and perseverance of this Venezuelan athlete have led him to success. That is why he has had the vision of developing great riders in the category of obstacle jumping.

Gustavo Mirabal and partners
Gustavo Mirabal and partners

The Mirabal Chapellín family farm: G&C Farm

When people come together in strong ties they generally have goals and projects in common. In the case of Mirabal Chapellín husbands, they joined forces to achieve such long-awaited dreams.

With the perseverance and discipline of these Venezuelan entrepreneurs, they initially achieved the creation of G&C Farm.

It should be noted that both grew up rolled of horses and the sensitivity and love that this couple developed towards these noble animals was enormous.

Meanwhile, both agreed with this dream since childhood, without a doubt life was responsible for bringing them together to achieve these equestrian projects together.

G&C Farm was born thanks to the perseverance, perseverance, discipline and commitment that Gustavo Mirabal Castro and his wife María Carolina Chapellín put to this project.

However, there was no shortage of those who issued their negative opinions. But with intelligence they ignored and continued to overcome the obstacles.

Gustavo said it in an interview, that there were people from his country who invited him to renounce that yearning.

These are the first obstacles that expired, not hearing negative people. Thus they continued with their project to promote the equestrian world and leave Venezuela on top.

Many were surprised with the final results of the farm. As these facilities impress with their great beauty, comfort and quality.

From there emerges the motto that a journalist described this site as the Disney World of equestrian dreams and passions.

Training of riders and strategic alliances in the world of hipism

In a high-level venture in the equestrian world, a clear vision and objectives are required. To achieve this, high standards of excellence in the training of riders must be maintained.

It is also essential to establish strategic alliances that help drive this project.

Subsequently, to carry out everything raised, the protagonists are two successful Brazilian riders. These are Nelson and Rodrigo Pessoa who appeared at the G&C Farm facilities located in Florida – United States.

Both Nelson Pessoa and Rodrigo Pessoa accumulate many victories inside and outside the competitions. In fact they have the respect and admiration of many.

The Pessoa, Brazilian riders with great experience in the equestrian world, enjoy great popularity.

Therefore Gustavo Mirabal Castro made the decision that these brilliant men of the horse should exercise their role as coaches.

For this they carried out their work in the spaces of the Mirabal Chapellín husband’s farm.

The confidence that Creole has in these Brazilian coaches is enormous. In this way he hopes that these riding professionals will forge the best riders of these equestrian spaces.


Spanish rider Sergio Álvarez Moya as protagonist of the Obstacle Jump

Another of the great allies is the Spanish jumping rider, Sergio Álvarez Moya. This is a long-standing rider who joined the ranks of G&C Farm in order to train.

For this reason he traveled from Spain to Florida. There Sergio perfected his techniques in handling the horse.

These strategic alliances brought excellent results from the Spanish rider. This allowed him to win the Spanish championship with one of the horses trained in G&C Farm.

G&C Farm as a source of Inspiration for others

When a job is done with love and discipline, it brings excellent results and even inspires others to undertake …

In this same way, G&C Farm inspired the Spanish rider Sergio Álvarez Moya. Well, this man trained in Florida with the horses of G&C Farm.

From this wonderful experience Álvarez Moya undertakes a similar project in Spain.

The objective of this project focused on training horses for equestrian jumping. In addition to the training of athletes in this discipline of riding.

The aforementioned training center was founded near Madrid, the Spanish capital.

Álvarez Moya’s friendship and closeness with Mirabal are linked by that love to horses and the equestrian world.

These greats of the equestrian world have many aspects in common, since both are entrepreneurs of riding. In addition to riders and businessmen, therefore the gatherings of these friends are usually interesting.

In this way the search for excellence unites Gustavo Mirabal and Sergio Alvarez Moya to empower Spanish riders.

Sergio Álvarez Moya
Sergio Álvarez Moya

Gustavo Mirabal Castro as a lawyer

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is studying for a university degree in Law at the Santa María University (USM) in Venezuela. In fact, he graduated with the title of Lawyer in 1988.

In principle, he worked in prestigious institutions such as:

  • Británica de Seguros, C. A.
  • Seguros Horizonte S.A.
  • Construction Bank

All these exercised in Caracas, his hometown.

After forging that professional experience, they are directed to undertake and exercise their profession independently. In this regard, he created his own law firm called Mirabal & Asociados, S.C.

This multifaceted Venezuelan has had the ability to combine his profession with his hobbies that is horse riding.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is a lawyer by profession. He also exercises his profession through his law firm Mirabal & Asociados.

Mirabal & Associates.

In the trajectory developed through his firm, Gustavo Mirabal has attended to his client portfolio focused on commercial law.

That is why the services offered through its firm are the following:

  • Services linked to the commercial, commercial, tax,
  • Also everything related to intellectual property, foreign investments and exchange advice.
  • In addition, litigation, finance and capital markets.

We can see that the trajectory of this firm has been maintained over the years.

Gustavo Mirabal has expanded to other countries, to the point that he currently practices in the United Arab Emirates.

Mirabal & Asociados Law Firm
Mirabal & Asociados Law Firm

G&C Farm: A Miraba Chapellín husband’s paradise

At the G&C Farm facilities they had the privilege of raising the Venezuelan flag.

This beautiful equestrian training center defines it as the “Disney World of dreams and equestrian passions.” Being these words expressed by the journalist Ángela Oráa.

These beautiful facilities belonged to the husbands Gustavo Mirabal and María Carolina Chapellín de Mirabal.

This Training Center was born with the objective of classifying riders in all high level competitions.

In this sense, these competitions were the following: The World Cup finals, World Equestrian Games and Olympic Games. He also supported riders to classify the Pan American Games held recently in Lima, Peru.

Gustavo Mirabal’s Virko Minotais participated in this event

The world of horse riding: A family passion

Both Gustavo and Carolina shared with horses since childhood. For some reason fate joined Carolina Chapellin with Gustavo Mirabal. They have the privilege of sharing these aspects in common.

Gustavo and María Carolina have a beautiful family and these offspring are growing with that sensitivity and love towards animals. In short, horses have become a family passion.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro, is the one who takes the reins of the businesses of the house, counting on the valuable support of his wife. As they say over there behind a great man there is a great woman …

Regarding the organizational structure Gustavo Mirabal appears as president and vice president of Farm G&C Inc.

It should be noted that this center is currently no longer operational.

Like any organization, other people worked such as: Mónica Calabrese, who was director. In addition, Iveth Landa as secretary and Carlos Mirabal as treasurer.

Previously they appeared as presidents of this center: Pablos Barrios, María Fernanda Faría and Ramón F. Llaneza among others.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro - G & C Farm
Gustavo Mirabal Castro – G & C Farm

Gustavo Mirabal Bustillos the great patriarch

Mirabal Bustillos is Carlos’s grandfather and father Gustavo Mirabal Castro.

This is another passionate about the equestrian Gustavo Alfredo Mirabal Bustillo, former leader of Democratic Action.

Mirabal Bustillo is a former member of the National Congress – where he chaired the Control Committee of the Chamber of Deputies.

Also former Minister of Development (government of Jaime Lusinchi) and former governor of the state Miranda (1985).

As we can see Gustavo Mirabal Castro’s father had extensive experience in the political history of Venezuela.

In addition to Gustavo Mirabal Bustillos, you also have a great passion for horses that he inherited from his son.

Mirabal Castro a privileged man of hipism

Gustavo Mirabal and his wife learned a lot through the equestrian entrepreneurship they carried out. In that sense, it gave him the opportunity to directly appreciate how to take charge of an establishment of such magnitude.

The responsibility of managing a farm involves knowing the processes of acquiring quality specimens. As well as looking for the expert staff to maintain the levels of excellence raised.

The advantage of Mirabal Castro, a privileged man of hypism, is that his experience with horses helps him. Well, throughout his life he has been very close in this equestrian world. Indeed, the experience of the Venezuelan athlete makes him a recognized entrepreneur

No one can suspect Gustavo Mirabal Castro’s equestrian passion or poderopedia.

This horse-loving man had the opportunity to have a pony. Subsequently he leaned towards the discipline of riding the obstacle jump.

Horse riding, companies and laws, all hand in hand

His knowledge of riding and the skill taught by his legal profession resulted in an “intellectual fortune.”

For the sample a button: Well, with the management of G&C Farm, it manages to position its farm as one of the best.

On the other hand their horses were among the best in the world. In addition, the strategic alliance with the Spanish rider Sergio Álvarez Moya and the Brazilian horsemen Pessoa is an example of this.

For these actions and Venezuelan he earned respect in the equestrian world and the admiration of many people.

Mirabal Castro, a rider with a great career

This Venezuelan has excelled in the discipline of riding the obstacle jump. This is why he is recognized in the equestrian world, for reaping successes in this sport.

The extensive experience and good direction of the specimens has had its positive effects, as other athletes praise it.

In 2009, when he opened the doors of the equestrian center, he was consolidated in the equine world. In this way, respect and admiration on the part of the public grew.

2017 was a year of great achievements for this Venezuelan athlete and businessman. In addition, this year strengthens its alliance with the number 1 Spanish equestrian jump Sergio Álvarez Moya.

Husband of Carolina Chapellin and family
Husband of Carolina Chapellin and family

In the next update we will focus on his facet of Venezuelan rider and know a little more about G&C Farm. Hope you enjoy and follow us.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro, the last man left to be praised in the US

Gustavo Mirabal, is a successful Venezuelan who works as a lawyer. This man is the son of the prominent adeco and former governor of Caracas, Gustavo Mirabal Bustillos.

Mirabal amassed a great intellectual capacity thanks to his academic studies. As well as work as a manager with important business figures. This allowed him in the blink of an eye, to become a powerful and visionary equestrian athlete with interests in the United States and Spain.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is also the creator of the equestrian training center in Florida, G&C Farm.

Through this center he carried out operations to train high-level competitive horses. In addition to focusing on the training of athletes of high equestrian performance.

The Mirabal Chapellín husbands designed a work scheme that paid off very well since the horses under the G&C brand.

Several of them won very important competitions and even European cups.


The Disney World of riding and showjumping

The dream of most children and adults is to know the Disney World. Without a doubt it is a place that evokes many childhood memories

This space is cataloged as a place where fantasy and reality come together. But also excellence and warmth provide an unforgettable experience.

For the aforementioned it is a dream that the vast majority of children, because their desire to know the Disney World as well as the characters of their favorite series.

Similarly, the warmth and excellence of the G&C Farm facilities were notorious during the time it worked.

This center was attended by expert riders who assumed the role of coaches. The brilliant instructors were Brazilians Rodrigo and Nelson Pessoa.

Both the people who lived there and the visitors lived the experience of the Disney World Equestrian

The name of Mirabal Castro as well as that of his country, Venezuela, was high.

Professional growth begins to cause envy in other Venezuelans. While others were amazed because the Latino had succeeded.

All horses trained at G&C Farm came out with a winners formation. That is why in the different competitions where they participated they won important prizes.

The Spanish rider, number one in equestrian jumping, Sergio Álvarez Moya, is titled European champion with one of these specimens.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro and his wife Carolina
Gustavo Mirabal Castro and his wife Carolina

Venezuelan flag on top thanks to Gustavo Mirabal

The Venezuelan Caracas rider raised the flag above his head. This enthusiasm and excitement expressed with a big smile waving from the top of the pedestal.

A beautiful gesture of thanks and honor from Gustavo Mirabal to his homeland is considered a patriot and is a source of pride.

Gustavo Mirabal Castro is a man who has been dedicated since childhood to the equestrian world. In this sense the horses are the main engine of his life, his greatest sympathy and dream come true.

The positive effect of this man’s work and discipline has been known and admired in equestrian sport.

The main objective of this athlete was to raise the flag of his country. In addition, a Venezuelan generation on horseback is growing, the ideal being that they win important victories.

There are young people in Venezuela who love horse riding. In addition there are other experienced as Pablo Barrios and Gustavo Arroyo who are still there giving their best.

Every day and every night Creole riders strive to exalt Venezuela. For leaving your country high.

As far as there is a future in Venezuelan riding, there are riders who will surely give the country many joys and medals in the medium and long term.

The future shines for Gustavo Mirabal and for Venezuela

The equestrian world has been one of the hobbies of Venezuelan Gustavo Mirabal. He has also stood out in his role as businessman and lawyer, the latter exercising it in the United Arab Emirates.

Without a doubt, an example to follow for thousands of Venezuelans who want to get ahead and put the Venezuelan flag up.


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