World champion Mieke van Tergouw often gives driving clinics and training sessions, in both the Netherlands and abroad.
Mieke is an excellent instructor and is willing, with the Riant Team, to share her knowledge of driving with you.
Mieke van Tergouw
Mieke van Tergouw is the owner of Riant Equestrian Centre. Mieke has many Dutch Championships titles, formerly with her four-in-hand ponies and later with the pair of horses. She won the World Championship with her pair in 1995 in Poznan, Poland.
Mieke is involved in trading, training, and management on a daily basis! In addition, she manages a team of enthusiastic employees from both the stable and the restaurant of Restaurant Foyer Riant.
“I am often abroad because a large part of our customers come from there. We sell horses, but we also think it is important to continue to guide the horses! On the other hand, I love working at our beautiful accommodation with the team and the horses ”
Claudio Fumagalli trainer and driver of Riant Equestrian Centre. Claudio has been working at Riant since 2003 and he is a master in training and training driving horses! In addition, Claudio regularly prepares young pairs for the International Driving Sport.
“Working with talented young horses is my passion, I also enjoy working in the versatile accommodation that Riant offers”
Mirjam Heidema has been working at Riant since 1991. Mirjam is Mieke’s regular groom and she is responsible for the daily care of the horses. In addition, Mirjam is the linchpin of the commercial and pension stable and manages a team of passionate employees.
“I enjoy taking care of the horses in our stable every day, it is nice to see that the management that we carry around the horses, sports and training is paying off”
Aranka has been working at Riant since 2008. She takes care of the daily affairs of the pension and the training stable. It is very important that the horses are being well-cared every day, and that they are being carefully taken care of. Together with Mirjam, Aranka is in charge of the stable.
Ionel ensures that the Riant sites are in a perfect state. In addition, he takes care of the animals and the lodgings at the Hunting Hut. Because many horses have to be brought in and out of the pasture every day, he is also happy to lend a hand! He does not say no for small technical jobs either!
Matteo, also an Italian, takes care of the technical part of the websites and Facebook. He also takes care of the designs for the various companies.