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MARTINSEN Emilie
Sport Jumping
NOC Denmark   
GenderFemale
Born16 Feb 1984 in Copenhagen, DEN
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Last Update
  21 Apr 2016
Further Personal Information
Residence London, ENG
Occupation Business Owner
Languages Danish, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began riding as a child but did not consider a professional career until age 16.
Why this sport? Her parents bought her a pony when she was a girl so she could join them when they went hunting. She did not enjoy that too much, but took up showjumping instead.
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Denmark
General Interest
Hobbies Karaoke. (globalchampionstour.com, 16 Aug 2014)
Most influential person in career German equestrian Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum. (noellefloyd.com, 23 Oct 2012)
Hero / Idol German equestrian Meredith Michaels Beerbaum. (globalchampionstour.com, 16 Aug 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Hard work pays off." (noellefloyd.com, 23 Oct 2012)
Famous relatives Her father Niels Martinsen is the founder of IC Companys, a Danish fashion empire that sells 11 different brands of clothing in over 40 countries around the world. (globalchampionstour.com, 16 Aug 2014; iccompanys.com, 24 May 2011)
Other information RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive showjumping in February 2015 to focus on business interests. "It has been 15 amazing years with horses and I have learned so much about life. I am very happy and excited to go do other things now." (noellefloyd.com, 12 Feb 2015)

FASHION EMPIRE
Her father is the founder of IC Companys, a Danish fashion empire that sells 11 different brands of clothing in over 40 countries around the world. In November 2010 she became a 90% stakeholder in Friheden Invest A/S, the major shareholder of IC Companys [her father retained 10%]. This meant she became a billionaire at age 26, although she decided not to participate actively in running the business and instead concentrate fully on her riding. In November 2012 she ranked as the 10th richest woman in Denmark with an estimated 1.5 billion USD to her name. (metroxpress.dk, 25 Nov 2012; ekstrabladet.dk, 23 Nov 2010; bt.dk, 22 Nov 2010)

INTERIOR DECORATION
Her father has a hobby farm in Hosterkob, Denmark, which dates from the 1700s. Martinsen was in charge of restoring it from an interior design perspective. (fpn.dk, 12 Jul 2009)

Major Results
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CH-EU Madrid (ESP) BOGEGARDENS APOLLO 50 12
World Cup Final
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 CSI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) CARISMA 29  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
24.07.2014 to 27.07.2014 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 1  
24.07.2014 to 27.07.2014 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 5  
24.07.2014 to 27.07.2014 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A CALYPSO 34  
24.07.2014 to 27.07.2014 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 37  
24.07.2014 to 27.07.2014 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A CALYPSO 42  
02.07.2014 to 07.07.2014 CSI5* Calgary, Spruce Meadows AB (CAN) Table A CALYPSO 5  
02.07.2014 to 07.07.2014 CSI5* Calgary, Spruce Meadows AB (CAN) Table A CALYPSO 15  
02.07.2014 to 07.07.2014 CSI5* Calgary, Spruce Meadows AB (CAN) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 22  
02.07.2014 to 07.07.2014 CSI5* Calgary, Spruce Meadows AB (CAN) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 43  
25.03.2014 to 30.03.2014 CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 33  
25.03.2014 to 30.03.2014 CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 53  
25.03.2014 to 30.03.2014 CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO RET  
18.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 32  
18.03.2014 to 23.03.2014 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS EL  
11.03.2014 to 16.03.2014 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 14  
11.03.2014 to 16.03.2014 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 27  
11.03.2014 to 16.03.2014 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO RET  
25.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 13  
25.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 22  
25.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A QUABBLE 22  
25.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A QUABBLE 28  
25.02.2014 to 02.03.2014 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 72  
18.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 38  
18.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 49  
18.02.2014 to 23.02.2014 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 53  
05.02.2014 to 09.02.2014 CSI5*-W Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 21  
05.02.2014 to 09.02.2014 CSI5*-W Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO 77  
21.01.2014 to 26.01.2014 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CABALLERO 80 WD  
21.01.2014 to 26.01.2014 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CALYPSO WD  
19.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CSI5* Wien (AUT) Two Phases CABALLERO 80 31  
19.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CSI5* Wien (AUT) Table A CABALLERO 80 33  
19.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CSI5* Wien (AUT) Two Rounds CABALLERO 80 RET  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CSI5* Lausanne (SUI) Two Phases CABALLERO 80 6  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CSI5* Lausanne (SUI) Table A CABALLERO 80 36  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CSI5* Lausanne (SUI) Grand Prix Two Rounds CABALLERO 80 EL  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Two Phases QUABBLE 7  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Two Phases BOOMERANG 15  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Two Phases BOOMERANG 16  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Table A BOOMERANG 18  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Table A QUABBLE 45  
05.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CSI3* Zandhoven (BEL) Table A QUABBLE 65  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Two Phases QUABBLE 6  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CARISMA 9  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI5* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 9  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A QUABBLE 15  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A QUABBLE 37  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI5* Valkenswaard (NED) Grand Prix Two Rounds CABALLERO 80 38  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI5* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CABALLERO 80 43  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSIYH1* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A BOOMERANG 46  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSIYH1* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A BOOMERANG EL  
16.08.2013 to 18.08.2013 CSI5* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS EL  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CARISMA 7  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A QUABBLE 9  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Grand Prix Table A CABALLERO 80 11  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CARISMA 13  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A QUABBLE 16  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSIYH1* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A BOOMERANG 19  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CARISMA 22  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSIYH1* Valkenswaard (NED) Two Phases BOOMERANG 26  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A QUABBLE 28  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSIYH1* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A BOOMERANG 29  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CABALLERO 80 31  
09.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CSI2* Valkenswaard (NED) Table A CABALLERO 80 35  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Prix des FERMES DE MARIE CABALLERO 80 10  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSIYH1* Megeve (FRA) Prix BOAN IMMOBILIER BOOMERANG 16  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSIYH1* Megeve (FRA) GRAND PRIX BOAN IMMOBILIER BOOMERANG 21  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSIYH1* Megeve (FRA) Prix BOAN IMMOBILIER BOOMERANG 24  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Prix FERRARI GAUDUEL CABALLERO 80 37  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Prix DIGEST SCIENCE QUABBLE 39  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Prix VICOMTE A QUABBLE 51  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Pris du DOMAINE DU MONT D'ARBOIS CABALLERO 80 EL  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CSI3* Megeve (FRA) Prix FER A CHEVAL QUABBLE EL  
19.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A CABALLERO 80 17  
19.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 19  
19.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 23  
19.07.2013 to 21.07.2013 CSI5* Chantilly (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 41  
04.07.2013 to 06.07.2013 CSI5* Cascais, Estoril (POR) Table A CABALLERO 11  
04.07.2013 to 06.07.2013 CSI5* Cascais, Estoril (POR) Two Phases PACOME DES PLAINS 20  
04.07.2013 to 06.07.2013 CSI5* Cascais, Estoril (POR) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 35  
04.07.2013 to 06.07.2013 CSI5* Cascais, Estoril (POR) Grand Prix Two Rounds CABALLERO RET  
27.06.2013 to 29.06.2013 CSI5* Monte Carlo, Port Hercule (MON) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 26  
27.06.2013 to 29.06.2013 CSI5* Monte Carlo, Port Hercule (MON) Table A CARISMA 34  
27.06.2013 to 29.06.2013 CSI5* Monte Carlo, Port Hercule (MON) Two Phases CARISMA 48  
27.06.2013 to 29.06.2013 CSI5* Monte Carlo, Port Hercule (MON) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS EL  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 43 - Prix SHF Futur Elite 7 ans BARRICHELLO 1  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 45 - Grand Prix Mars and Co SHF BOOMERANG 16  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 16 - Prix Les Premices CABALLERO 80 16  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 17 - Grand Prix Alvalle CABALLERO 80 23  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 10 - Prix des Juges BOGEGARDENS APOLLO 28  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 14 - Prix du CSEM BOGEGARDENS APOLLO 28  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 19 - Prix Optima BOGEGARDENS APOLLO 28  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 44 - Prix Dollar de la Pierre BOOMERANG 29  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 10 - Prix des Juges CABALLERO 80 32  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 16 - Prix Les Premices QUABBLE 32  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 44 - Prix Dollar de la Pierre BARRICHELLO 50  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 43 - Prix SHF Futur Elite 7 ans BOOMERANG 51  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSIYH1* Fontainebleau (FRA) 45 - Grand Prix Mars and Co SHF BARRICHELLO 51  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 19 - Prix Optima QUABBLE 75  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CSI2* Fontainebleau (FRA) 12 - Prix Catherine de Buyl Insurance SA QUABBLE RET  
13.06.2013 to 15.06.2013 CSI5* Cannes (FRA) Two Phases PACOME DES PLAINS 18  
13.06.2013 to 15.06.2013 CSI5* Cannes (FRA) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 30  
13.06.2013 to 15.06.2013 CSI5* Cannes (FRA) Table A CARISMA 32  
13.06.2013 to 15.06.2013 CSI5* Cannes (FRA) Table A CARISMA 49  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 18  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Table A PACOME DES PLAINS 21  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Two Phases PACOME DES PLAINS 30  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Table A CARISMA 42  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Table A CARISMA 43  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CSI5* London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (GBR) Table A CARISMA 45  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A QUABBLE 8  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A QUABBLE 10  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A BOOMERANG 11  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A BOOMERANG 26  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A QUABBLE 27  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSIO4*-NC EUD2 Lummen (BEL) Table A CARISMA 37  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSIO4*-NC EUD2 Lummen (BEL) Table A CARISMA 49  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSIO4*-NC EUD2 Lummen (BEL) Table A CARISMA 61  
01.05.2013 to 05.05.2013 CSI2* Lummen (BEL) Table A BOOMERANG EL  
25.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CSI3* Maubeuge (FRA) Table A CARISMA 18  
25.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CSI3* Maubeuge (FRA) Grand Prix Table A CARISMA 36  
25.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CSI3* Maubeuge (FRA) Table A CARISMA EL  
26.03.2013 to 31.03.2013 CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 9  
26.03.2013 to 31.03.2013 CSI5* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 27  
19.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 25  
19.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CSI4* Wellington FL (USA) Grand Prix Table A CARISMA 27  
12.03.2013 to 17.03.2013 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Grand Prix Table A CARISMA 23  
12.03.2013 to 17.03.2013 CSI3* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 29  
05.03.2013 to 10.03.2013 CSI5*-W Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 43  
26.02.2013 to 03.03.2013 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 12  
26.02.2013 to 03.03.2013 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA WD  
26.02.2013 to 03.03.2013 CSIO4*-NC NAm Wellington FL (USA) Grand Prix Table A CARISMA WD  
13.02.2013 to 17.02.2013 CSI3*-W Wellington FL (USA) World Cup Table A CARISMA 37  
13.02.2013 to 17.02.2013 CSI3*-W Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 56  
29.01.2013 to 03.02.2013 CSI2* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 62  
22.01.2013 to 27.01.2013 CSI2* Wellington FL (USA) Grand Prix Table A CARISMA 33  
22.01.2013 to 27.01.2013 CSI2* Wellington FL (USA) Table A CARISMA 51  
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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