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Patrick Ruppe



"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." W.Ward

Riding History

 Patrick has spent over 25 years riding in the equine sport industry, teaching and competing with top national and international Riders.


  Austria; trained at Reitverein Wiesenhof, under two-time Olympian Boris Boor, a Silver medalist in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. Boris has also won numerous jumping events including the FEI Nations Cup and the Casino Grand Prix and under Rüdiger Wassibauer current Chef d´Equipe of the Polish national team for the FEI Nations cup 2010 and WEG games 2010.
 New York: trained at Tatra Farms, under Pavel Blaho; Former Chef d'Equipe for the Argentine show jumping team, former director of riding at the Kent School, .Pavel has trained such well known riders such as Norman Dello Joio (World Champion and Olympian) , Gery O’Mera, Fredrico and David Garza (MX Olympians and Pan –Am Games), Pablo and Jose Caballos (Pan-Am Games-VZ), Jeannie Depuch (Pan-Am Games ’92 Cuba), Carlos Dodera (WEG ’99) , and Isreal Lopez (Pan-Am and Central Am Games).Also trained with Patricia Towie 3-time winner of the Saratoga Cup Grand Prix and trainer of many top young jumper champions like Blue Danube, Magnum, and Picture Perfect.
 California & Illinois; trained at Mitchell stables under Dennis Mitchell winner of multiple Grand Prix's, and trainer of numerous national and international riders. Trained with Mary Moricoli a nationally ranked Amateur Grand Prix Rider winner of numerous events including the Hampton classic jumper derby and Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Year-End Championship.


Austria; trained at Reitverein Wiesenhof, under two-time Olympian and former Chef d´Equipe Rüdiger Wassibauer, Competing in Montréal and München. During his career Rüdiger competed at the Grand Prix level throughout Europe.
New York;  trained at Tatra Farms, under  Patricia Garthwaite. Trainer and compeditor at the F.E.I. level. Competing throughout the east coast.   
North Carolina; trained at Providence Equestrian Center, Head Dressage Rider: Laurie Griffith; Laurie F.E.I. Trainer  focusing on classical Dressage principles.  

Patrick has trained and competed horses in Jumpers, Dressage and Combined training through many levels, as well as school Dressage through FEI levels. In addition he has trained many riders for Regional and National competitions. Patrick specialize in Dressage and Jumping, providing a structured system of riding and training for both horse and rider.

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 Independent Instructor  20+ years experience.


Competition History:

Competed Jumpers, Dressage and Combined Training throughout New England circuit, Florida, So. California, Arizona, Northern Illinois and the Carolinas.


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