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About Emile Faurie

Name: Emile Faurie
Height: 6”
Trainers: Jean Bemelmans.
Role Models: Richard Branson and Herbert Rehbein.
Website: www.emile-faurie.co.uk
Foundation Website: www.emilefauriefoundation.org.uk

Best achievement to date:

Individual bronze medal at the European Championships. Team silver medal at the European Championships. Individual bronze medal at the European Championships. 4th place at the World Championships in Holland.

Life time ambition:

Olympic medal.
An Oscar.
Freedom!

Most memorable equestrian experience:

Winning Horse and Hound Equestrian Personality of the Year in 1993. Watching an 11 year old girl from the city having never seen a live animal, not even a cat or dog, sit on a horse and cry through excitement and joy. Competing Rascher Hopes at the Olympics.

In what year did your sponsorship with Albion start:

2000

How did your sponsorship with Albion come about?

Through a third party, I was recommended to contact Sherry Belton MD of Albion in regards to my saddle fitting.

Why did you choose to work with Albion?

Great believer in logic. “They make you sit technically correct”.

What is your favourite Albion product and why?

SLK, I can’t explain it’s just like wearing your most favourite pair of jeans.

When/Why did you first start riding?

When I was 15 years old, my parents brought me a riding lesson for birthday.

Best advice given:

To buy Heath Farm.

Likes:

Dogs, Macey and Tiff, Cristal champagne, grilled lobster, sitting in front of log fire with friends, the theatre, my friends and very fast cars!

Dislikes:

Dishonesty, lack of integrity, fish, synthetic materials, pretentious, slow cars, gloomy wet January days, semolina and horses being treated unfairly.

Preferred Kit:
 

SLK saddle


“SLK, I can’t explain it’s just like wearing your most favourite pair of jeans”