Born in 1965 in Eure, father of 3 children, Patrice Delaveau is installed in Normandy, in the small town of Le Pin between Lisieux and Pont-L’Evêque. After having made his debut at the age of 6 and obtained his Second Degree (Galop 7) at the age of 11, he successively won the French Cadet Championship in 1979, the French Junior Championship in 1980 and 1981 and the French Championship. Young Riders in 1985. He also won the individual gold medal and the team silver medal at the European Young Riders Championships in 1985.
At age 21, he became the youngest French rider to win a major championship by winning the team bronze medal at the 1986 World Championships. Etendard du Nord, Iéna A and Laeken HN are the horses that marked the beginning of his career, but he has mounted many horses at the highest level whose names have remained famous, such as Jumpy des Fontaines, Jaguar Mail, Haxelle Dampierre, Vicomte du Mesnil, Envoyé Spécial or Orient de Frebourg …
Vice World Champion by team in 2010
Vice World Champion by team in 2014
Individual Vice World Champion in 2014
Patrice Delaveau is Vice World Team Champion at the 2010 Lexington World Equestrian Games (Katchina Mail). In 2014, he is Vice World Team Champion and individual at the World Equestrian Games in Caen (Orient Express* HDC).