Coby, Marlies, Marrigje van Baalen
Mother and daughter duo Coby and Marlies van Baalen, both Olympic dressage competitors, are highly talented trainers who provide training from beginner through Grand Prix level at their dressage stable Van Baalen in Brakel, The Netherlands. Coby helped The Netherlands to Team Silver at the 2000 Olympic Games and finished sixth individually at the 2002 World Equestrian Games amongst many other international successes. Coby’s daughter Marlies earned individual and team gold at the European Junior Riders Championships in 1998 and went on to finish fourth with the Dutch team at the 2004 Olympic Games. She has competed in the World Cup Finals four times.