Former Canadian Show Jumping Team horse Mill Creek Raphael died on December 27, 2015, at the age of 25.
Phil Henning of Mill Creek Stables in Cambridge, Canada owned the champion horse.Mill Creek Raphael was a Hanoverian gelding (Raphael x Gluecksstern) born in Germany in 1990.
Eric Lamaze and Mill Creek Raphael formed an unbelievable partnership, with major GP wins all over Canada. In 2000, the combination won the Canadian Show Jumping Championship title at Spruce Meadows in Calgary and were selected for the Canadian Show Jumping Team for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
In 2002, Mill Creek Raphael took part in the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain, where Canada placed tenth overall.
2003 saw Lamaze and Mill Creek Raphael win the Canadian Show Jumping Championship title for the second year running
List of Major wins for Mill Creek Raphael
$75,000 Kilkenny International, CSI-A Kilkenny International, FL
$25,000 Challenge Cup, CSI-A Kilkenny Internationale, FL
Open Jumper Champion, CSIO Royal Horse Show, Toronto, ON
$30,000 Invesco Championship, CSIO Royal, Toronto, ON
$25,000 Canada Cup Speed, Tournament of Champions, ON
$100,000 Nevele Grande Grand Prix, HITS Catskila
$30,000 World Cup Qualifier, Caledon Equestrian Festival, ON
$75,000 Zada Enterprises Masters Cup, Wellington Masters, FL
$25,000 Mayor’s Challenge Cup, Mayor’s Florida Classic, FL (2000)
$35,000 Pan Canadian Cup, Spruce Meadows N. American, AB (2000)
Canadian National Show Jumping Championships (2000)
4th Olympic Selection Trial, Halton Valley, Milton, ON (2000)
$30,000 Big Ben Challenge, CSIO Royal Winter Fair, Toronto, ON (2000)
Olympic Selection Trial, Palgrave, ON
th Olympic Selection Trial, Halton Valley, Milton, ON
Olympic Selection Trial, Halton Valley, Milton, ON
$25,000 Grand Prix, Halton Valley Mid-Summer Classic, ON
$30,000 Big Ben Challenge, CSIO Royal Winter Fair, Toronto, ON