The Athletes of Spruce Meadows

From across the globe the best riders come to Spruce Meadows knowing that to compete here, is to ride amid the champions. The personal stories that led each of these athletes to our competition rings are unique, but what they share is a commitment to the athleticism, on the part of both horse and rider, that makes our sport remarkable.

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Who to Watch


Beezie Madden
Beezie Madden is one of the most successful riders to come out of the United States. She took home both team gold and individual bronze medals from the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. Beezie won bo....
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Daniel Bluman
Daniel was born in March 15, 1990 in Medellin, Colombia. His father, Samuel, is an entrepreneur, and his mother, Orly, a psychologist and social worker. They set a standard of high education and hones....
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Eric Lamaze
Eric Lamaze is no stranger to success in show jumping. Lamaze is currently ranked number one all-time-money winner at Spruce Meadows, the first to ever surpass three million dollars in earnings. He, a....
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Ian Millar
Ian Millar is one of the most successful competitors in the history of Canadian Show Jumping. The Beijing Games were Millar's tenth consecutive Olympics (including alternate Olympics in Rotterdam - 19....
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Kent Farrington
2008 marked Kent’s first trip to the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’. Kent began riding at the age of 8 in Chicago where as he notes all they had were carriage horses. He became interested....
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McLain Ward
McLain Ward born in Brewster, New York is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion. Ward began riding before he could walk. His father, Barney, was also an accomplished rider, winning....
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Rich Fellers
For over 30 seasons Rich Fellers has been a fixture at Spruce Meadows. A fan favourite, the Wilsonville, Oregon native has quietly put together a Spruce Meadows resume that few can rival.  Beginn....
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