Microsoft founder Bill Gates has bought a stud farm in the Kempische Retie for his daughter Jennifer (21). That reports Gazet van.
The eldest daughter of Gates is a jumping rider and participates in competitions all over Europe. The stud farm De Begijnhoeve becomes its base. The Microsoft boss bought a horse for his daughter four years ago in Vosselaar.
Jennifer, who still has a younger brother (19) and sister (16), is currently 324th on the world ranking jumping. In June she participated in a jumping in Bonheiden. Then was Jessica Springsteen (68th on the world ranking) of the party, daughter of living rock legend Bruce Springsteen. The two can be found more often.
If something is wrong with their expensive horses, they move to the rural Meldert (Lummen) in Limburg. The renowned horse doctor Tom Mariën has created a unique clinic with a rehabilitation center.
Another rich earth who is active in equestrian sport has cut her last bond with at the beginning of this year. Athina Onassis (33), as a granddaughter of the Greek shipowner Aristotle Onassis, once the richest woman in the world, sold her villa in Oud-Turnhout, which she bought with her Brazilian ex-husband in 2010.