Benjamin Richard "Ben" Maher MBE is a British show jumper. He represented Britain at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 European Championships, Windsor, and 2012 London Olympics. He won the team jumping gold at the London Olympics with Team GB, their first team jumping gold medal for 60 years. He also won bronze at the 2011 Europeans Championships in Madrid, Spain. He has won many international Grand Prixs including the Olympia Grand Prix, Hickstead King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead, FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix at Wellington with various rides. He was recently named to be on the 2016 British Olympic Show Jumping Team with Tic Tac He began riding at the age of eight. He was educated at Saffron Walden County High School. After finishing school, he trained with Liz Edgar before travelling to Switzerland to further his education with Beat Mandli. He had success as a young rider, winning Team Gold with the British Young Riders Team at the European Championships in 2004.
|Full name:||Benjamin Richard Maher|
|Born:||January 30, 1983, Enfield, Greater London, England|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in|
About Ben Maher
Best known as an Olympic show jumper who won the team jumping gold at the 2012 London Olympics.
He first began riding horses at only eight years old.
He has won a number of team and individual medals at Grand Prix events and European Championship competitions.
He was born Benjamin Richard Maher in Enfield, England. He attended Saffron Walden County High School.
He competed at the 2012 London Olympics like swimmer Michael Phelps.
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- 2012 Olympics gold post boxes in the United Kingdom - To commemorate British gold medal winners at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, various post boxes in the home towns of the medal winners around the United Kingdom, plus one each on Sark and the Isle of Man, were repainted gold.
- British show jumping riders
- Olympic equestrians of Great Britain
- Equestrians at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Equestrians at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- English Olympic medallists
- Olympic medalists in equestrian
- Olympic gold medallists for Great Britain