What you didn’t know about… Rembrandt DDH

  • 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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