By Britney Grover Portraits by Melissa Fuller Tanner Korotkin owes his life as a successful junior jumper turned young professional grand prix rider to his parents in more ways than one. Yes, they supported his endeavors as so many great parents do. Sure, they also happen to be Alan and Kirsty Korotkin, well-known Wellington trainers,
Name: Blythe Novick City/State: New Canaan, Connecticut Occupation: Student How long have you been part of the horse world? 10 years What part do you play in the horse world? I compete nationally in show jumping and regionally in ice hockey. I love that I can experience two completely different worlds. While they may appear
Friday, July 17 2020 by Ruby Tevis
By Britney Grover Portraits by Shawna Simmons Jennifer “Jenn” Gates has a lot to be excited about. She’s engaged to the man of her dreams, she’s balancing her passion for riding with her studies at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and she recently acquired grand prix superstar Darry Lou from Beezie
Sunday, May 10 2020 by Ruby Tevis
By Britney Grover Portraits by Shawna Simmons In the show jumping world alone, Georgina Bloomberg’s list of accomplishments is impressive — and nowhere near completed. She’s both the owner of and rider on the Global Champions League team New York Empire, has a slew of top placings in grand prix and has been instrumental in U.S.
By Tafra Donberger. Portraits by Lori Ovanessian - Show jumper Karl Cook isn’t one to expound on his talents as an equestrian. To discover who the introspective and thoughtful horseman is as an equestrian, Instagram would be a good place to start.
By Britney Grover with Marianne Taylor Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek Robin Cleary Parsky was only 6 years old when she had a clear vision of what she wanted to do with her life: own horses that represented the U.S.A. in international competition. Her course was set after she saw a screening of Walt Disney’s
By Britney Grover Portraits by Kristie Nichols There are a few unusual things about Allison Kroff and her path to being a professional equestrian: She entered her first grand prix when she was just 15 years old, even though she didn’t ride, travel or show with a trainer — but that didn’t stop her from
Adrienne Sternlicht’s Star-Lit Path to Self-Confidence and Success: Beating Mental Blocks to Claim the Team World Championship
Tuesday, April 09 2019 by Editor
By Britney Grover Adrienne Sternlicht knows it takes more than wishing on a star to be successful. She knows it takes hard work, dedication, strength, talent, top trainers and the right horse. Mounted on her “horse-of-a-lifetime,” Cristalline, and trained by top competitors like Linda Langmeier, Laura Kraut, Nick Skelton and currently McLain Ward, Adrienne has
By Britney Grover Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek What does it take to get from pony kid to Olympic gold — wishing on a star? Unlimited wealth? The most expensive horses? Despite appearances, it’s far from a magic formula, can’t be bought and while it does take some special horses, it’s often a diamond in
Connor Husain: Enjoying the Best of Both Worlds – Switching from Eventing to Show Jumping Changes the Course of Hot Horseman’s Life
Tuesday, December 11 2018 by Editor
By Britney Grover Portraits by Shawna Simmons By the time he was 19 years old, Connor Husain was becoming well known as a rising star in eventing. He took the top spot at the 2012 North American Young Rider Championships — his first CCI2* — and became a professional quickly climbing through the levels. Giving