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

Ben Asselin
From 2010 junior of the year, to 2014 double clear in the BMO Nations’ Cup – Ben Asselin is a passionate horseman on the rise in the international sport of show jumping.  Born and rai....
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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
Kent Farrington began riding at the age of eight after he saw a picture of his mother on a horse and wanted to try it himself. He then started taking weekly lessons at a carriage barn in downtown Chic....
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Tiffany Foster
Since the age of one, when her parents bought her a rocking horse for Christmas, Tiffany Foster’s life has included horses. She began taking lessons when she was eight years old at the North Sho....
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