Meet Michael

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Michael has become known as an accomplished show jump and event rider, training horses and riders of all levels out of his top-notch facility in Unionville, PA. His broad range of knowledge and superior horsemanship work together to create an excellent program for anyone wanting to further their riding education, amateur and professional alike. Eventing professionals have benefitted from his focused show jump training and consistently return for tune-ups prior to big events. Michael also travels to many of the elite events on the East coast, both as a rider and as a coach.

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Recent Highlights:

  • CCI3*L: Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event riding Brave New World (2019)
  • CIC2*: Plantation Field International riding Brave New World (2018)
  • CIC2*: Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials riding Brave New World (2018)
  • CIC3*: Ocala Jockey Club Three-Day International Horse Trials riding Woodstock Wallaby (2017)

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Other Notable Achievements:

  • Multiple wins at the Grand Prix level of show jumping.
  • Represented the US Equestrian Team in Nation’s Cup show jumping competition.
  • Named American Grand Prix Association’s (AGA) Rookie of the Year in 2003.
  • Competed Internationally in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Belgium and Holland.
  • Qualified multiple riders for major fall indoor shows in hunters, jumpers & equitation.
  • Trained horses and riders from short stirrup through Grand Prix show jumping.
  • Trained horses from beginner novice to CCI 3* level in eventing.
  • Coached through the CCI5* level of show jumping for eventers.