Juan Matute Guimon
Don Diego Ymas, Dhannie Ymas, Quantico Ymas, Tarpan Ymas
Young Juan Matute Guimon of Spain is quickly climbing to the top of the FEI Youth Dressage World Rankings. Coached by his father, three-time dressage Olympian Juan Matute Sr., Juan Jr. has flourished in Young Rider through Grand Prix competitions worldwide. Juan Jr. is a USDF Gold Medalist. His accolades include the Individual Gold medal in the Junior Freestyle at the 2015 European Dressage Championships in Vidauban, France, the Individual Silver medal in the Nations Cup Prix St. Georges in Wellington, Florida in 2014, and the Team Bronze medal as part of Spain’s Prix St. Georges team at the same Nations Cup. Also in 2014, Juan helped Team Spain to second place and took third place individually in the Under-25 Grand Prix at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany. In 2013, Juan earned fourth place as an Individual Junior Rider at the European Dressage Championships in Compiegne, France. Juan has been inducted into Becas Podium, a sponsorship program awarded to the top two young Spanish athletes of every Olympic sport.
Photo: Juan Matute Guimon and Dhannie Ymas (Photo courtesy of Maria Guimon)