Bernardo Costa Cabral was born in Lisbon Portugal in 1975. At the age of 9 he started to ride, always with ambition to compete on show jumping. He was a medium rider, with some results on youth categories, but still at young age felt a special attraction for course designing, due much to the influence of the great course designer Bob Ellis, when he started to go and design in Portugal. Bernardo was 14.

Nowadays Bernardo builds in countries such as USA, Dubai, Great Britain, Belgium (2016), Poland, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Spain and Portugal. In 2015 he did over 32 shows as Main Course Designer, 21 of which were outside of Portugal.

For 2016 he has many challanges ahead, being main course designer at CSI 5* Thermal, several CSI Wcup, CSIO Lisbon (POR) and many CSI 4* and CSI 3*, as well as the FEI World Children Challenge, that consists on courses produced by Bernardo, being buildt all over the world, by local Federations.

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  • CSI W – 4* Toronto Big Ben GP, 2016

    13/11/2016

    Kent Farrington Conquers ‘Big Ben’ Challenge at 2016 Royal Horse Show November 12, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario Kent Farrington of the United States won the $75,000 GroupBy ‘Big Ben’ Challenge riding Creedance to close out the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show on Saturday, November 12, in Toronto, ON. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography 2016 Olympic champions […]

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  • CSI W – 4* Toronto 2016

    10/11/2016

    Darragh Kenny Brings Luck of the Irish to the Royal Horse Show November 10, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario Ireland’s Darrah Kenny and Charly Brown topped the $35,000 Brickenden Trophy at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show on Thursday, November 10, in Toronto, ON. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography Darragh Kenny, mounted on Charly Brown, is presented […]

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  • CSI W – 4* Toronto WCup 2016

    10/11/2016

    McLain Ward Scores Victory in Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto November 10, 2016 – Toronto, Ontario McLain Ward of the United States and HH Azur topped the $130,270 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto at the CSI4*-W Royal Horse Show on Wednesday, November 9, in Toronto, ON. Photo by Ben Radvanyi Photography McLain Ward […]

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