Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez Biography
Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez is born in Sevilla (Spain) on 9 September 1988. During his childhood, he learned, in the farm of his grandfather, all the basics of horsemanship and Classical Spanish riding.
At 18 , Severo entered La Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda where he studied during 3 years and started riding Dressage. At the time, as a young rider, he participated in the European Championships with one of the horses of the school.
After his graduation, Severo moved to Germany to work and train with Jan Nivelle. Later, in the Netherlands, he started working with Anne & Gertjan van Olst where he obtained acclaimed successes not only with their young stallions but also some of the more educated horses. More recently, Severo moved to Helgstrand Dressage in Denmark.
In the recent years, Severo, not even 30 years old yet, have been competing consistently in Europe a group of horses at different levels , achieving many outstanding results :
With his gelding Lorenzo, Severo achieved a 5th place in the final classification of the 2016 Rio Olympics. His program with music, on Bon Jovi “It’s my life”, remained one of the highlights of the Freestyle test and was strongly acclaimed by judges and audience.