Founder – President & Rider
Sevil Sabancı was born in 1973, in Istanbul. She was the vice president in Turkish Equestrian Federation in 2005-2007. She has been contributing to the training of young riders and development of equestrian activities in Turkey with the S International Equestrian Center she founded in 2005. National rider Sevil Sabancı currently competes at national and international competitions.
Head Coach
As a competitor he excelled at the highest level, winning 10 Grand Prix, representing his country on 50 Nations Cup teams and winning over 100 individual classes. He participated at two Olympic Games and finished 4th and 7th at the World Championships in 1982 and 1986, respectively. He is the recipient of the FEI special recognition for outstanding services to equestrian sports award for his leadership and drive in the development of the Coach Education System. Long recognized as one of the most progressive and forward thinking coaches currently operating in show jumping, S International Equestrian center is delighted to be able to avail of Gerry’s expertise and knowledge for our team members and clientele.
Sports Director
Born in 1982, in Istanbul, H. Bilun Biber graduated from Italian High School in Istanbul. She received her B.S degree from the Faculty of Animal and Poultry Sciences in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She joined S International Equestrian Centre in 2006. She is in charge of sports events and equine related issues.
Richard GROM
Rider and Coach
SIEC Team rider and coach Richard Grom was born in the south of Germany in 1964. He has been working with horses all his life. He has trained and competed for top instructors such as Gilbert Böckmann and Paul Schockemöhle. Richard has represented Germany at Senior Nations Cup level and he specializes in the training and production of young horses. Currently, Richard is riding the young horses of the SIEC Stable in Germany including SIEC Captain Future Z and SIEC Clicquot.
Rider and Trainer
Ivaylo was born in 1967 in Bulgaria. He has been working at SIEC as a rider and a trainer since 2005. He has worked with Sevil Sabanci for 6 years.He won many dressage and showjumping competitions in which he participated in his homeland Bulgaria.
Can was born in 1993, in Istanbul. He began horse riding when he was 10 and he is a part of the SIEC Team since 2012. Riding Caro Ass he finished first in the Turkey Horse Jumping Competition in 2014 and with SIEC Aristo he won the Istanbul Horse Jumping Championship in 2013.