Eric Lamaze is a very famous horse rider, he was born on the 17th of April , 1968 and he's Canadian. He participed many times the olympic games, with different horses such as Hickstead. He won the olympic games with this horse in 2008. Before, he was doing some junior competitions and was really good at horse riding. His horse Hickstead had the title of best CSO horse in the world, he became a prestigious stallion around the world. On november the 6th, 2011, he suddenly died in the middle of a prestigious competition in front thousands of people (video).