What you didn’t know about… Rembrandt DDH

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Young dressage rider Maisie Scruton tells H&H about her team pony known as ‘Mini Totilas’.

Fact file

Stable Name: Remy

Age: 11

Height: 14.1hh

Breed: Welsh part-bred & Weser-Ems German riding pony

Sire: Renoir

Dam: Prinzess

Owners: Isobel & Ian Scruton

Rider: Maisie Scruton

Best result with Maisie: sixth in the 2011 pony Europeans team test in Poland, with a record-breaking British score

Five things you didn’t know…

1 His uncanny resemblance to the dressage megastar has earned him the nickname “Mini Totilas.

2 He limbers up for exercise like a true athlete, stretching like a cat before his saddle is put on.

3 He was a three-times Pavo Cup winner [a competition for young horses and ponies], at four, five and six years old.

4 With Dutch pony rider Maria van den Dungen, he gained international recognition – the pair took team silver at the 2009 pony Europeans and team gold in 2010.

5 He eats for England. His snack of choice is fruit,especially bananas and pears.

To read the full interview with Maisie Scruton about Rembrandt DDH see 13 September issue of H&H

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Originally published on horseandhound.co.uk