Print the Biography/Short Page back
KOOREMANS Raf
Sport Eventing
NOC Netherlands   
GenderMale
Born08 Mar 1977
Human Interest
Last Update
  26 Sep 2019
Further Personal Information
Residence Turnhout, BEL
Occupation Athlete
Languages Dutch, English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He inherited his love for the sport from his father, who was also an equestrian rider.
Club / Team Stal Raf Kooremans: Turnhout, BEL
Name of coach Andrew Heffernan [national]
General Interest
Famous relatives His father Alfons Kooremans formerly competed in eventing. (cavalor.com, 23 Jan 2017)
Other information STABLES
He runs Stal Raf Kooremans in Turnhout, Belgium. He trains riders in dressage, jumping and eventing at the facility. (Facebook page, 04 Sep 2020; rafkooremans.com, 20 Aug 2018)

FROM BELGIUM TO THE NETHERLANDS
In 2009 he switched from representing Belgium to the Netherlands. He was eligible to compete for the Netherlands through his father. (rafkooremans.com, 05 Feb 2018)

Major Results
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 14  
2011 CH-EU-C3* Luhmühlen (GER) RF DEMETER 36 7
2009 CH-EU-C3* Fontainebleau (FRA) VADROUILLE EN SOLO 40 7
2005 CH-EU-C3* Blenheim (GBR) CAVALOR TELSTAR 35 6
1998 CH-EU-Y-C2* Waregem (BEL) HEIDEROOS 18  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) CAVALOR TELSTAR WD  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CCI1* Strzegom (POL)   WATERMILL COLINE 11  
26.06.2014 to 29.06.2014 CCI3* Strzegom (POL)   MC B VULCANO 12  
23.05.2014 to 24.05.2014 CIC2* Maarsbergen (NED)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 8  
23.05.2014 to 24.05.2014 CIC1* Maarsbergen (NED)   WATERMILL COLINE 15  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CIC1* Marbach (GER)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 6  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CIC3* Marbach (GER)   MC B VULCANO 36  
17.10.2013 to 20.10.2013 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 14  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Varsseveld (NED)   PUSH PLAY 4  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC1* Varsseveld (NED)   RINGWOOD DIAMOND IMP 15  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC1* Varsseveld (NED)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 23  
20.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Varsseveld (NED)   HENRI Z 34  
04.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CIC3* Breda (NED)   ARTIC FOX TOO 3  
04.09.2013 to 08.09.2013 CIC2* Breda (NED)   HENRI Z 6  
24.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Helvoirt (NED)   PUSH PLAY 1  
24.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC1* Helvoirt (NED)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 8  
24.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Helvoirt (NED)   ARTIC FOX TOO 8  
24.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC2* Helvoirt (NED)   HENRI Z 16  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CCI2* Verdalle (FRA)   PUSH PLAY 6  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CCI2* Verdalle (FRA)   HENRI Z 24  
20.06.2013 to 23.06.2013 CCI2* Verdalle (FRA)   ZAZOE WD  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CIC2* Renswoude (NED)   ZAZOE 4  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI1* Renswoude (NED)   CAVALOR CHAI CHAI 15  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI1* Renswoude (NED)   HENRI Z 16  
05.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI1* Renswoude (NED)   CLEAR WATER 37  
23.05.2013 to 26.05.2013 CICO3* Houghton Hall (GBR)   CAVALOR TELSTAR 25 6
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CIC1* Fontainebleau (FRA)   ZAZOE 5  
21.03.2013 to 24.03.2013 CICO3* Fontainebleau (FRA)   CAVALOR TELSTAR 39 4
03.07.2012 to 08.07.2012 CICO3*-NC Aachen (GER)   CAVALOR CHASE THE MOON   6
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






All biographies are provided for information purposes only - should you find any mistake, please contact – feibiographies@fei.org.