- John Madden
Event in which you compete: Trainer for International Hunter/Jumpers
Hometown: Cazenovia, NY, USA
Number of years riding: Scared to ride. Training thirty years.
Career accomplishments to date:
- • Training students to compete in both the Barcelona and Seoul Olympics.
How you got started in your event: Started as a groom.
Favorite Ariat Product: My cowboy boots.
Proudest career moment: Beezie on the podium at the Olympics
You ride because: I train because I love horses.!
If you weren’t a professional trainer, you would be a: Crew Chief on a Formula I race car or a road manager for a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band.
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: Brother Sullivan and Dr. John Steele
Favorite place to travel: Cazenovia, NY
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: Scared to ride
Favorite way to unwind outside the barn: Messing around on the farm
Good luck charm: Beezie