Scott Brash

U.K. Show Jumper; 2015 Rolex Grand Slam Winner & 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist

Country: United Kingdom
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horse: Hello Sanctos

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Winning the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping with Hello Sanctos in 2015

Favorite Walsh Product: "My favorite Walsh product would probably be the Shipping Halter for traveling with the horses. They look so comfortable for them!" http://walshproducts.com/Shipping-Halter.html
Why it's my favorite: "I love Walsh products because of its great quality and a lot is thought out for the comfort of the horse which I like and there is a fantastic range of products!!"

Fun Facts:

  • Youngest ever to win the Longines Global Champion Series in 2013, and again in 2014
  • Held the World No. 1 spot for 16 straight months
  • First rider ever to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping claiming a $1 million bonus check
  • Won team Gold in first Olympic appearance in London 2012

 

Laura Kraut

U.S Show Jumper; 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist

Country: USA
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horses: Cedric and Andretti S

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Winning Gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Favorite Walsh Product: "It's really hard to choose a favorite as I use a lot of the products on a daily basis but the Draw Reins with Rope are outstanding!" http://walshproducts.com/Leather-Draw-Reins-with-Rope.html
Why it's my favorite: "Walsh's dedication to innovation does not sacrifice the quality and craftsmanship that goes into the products they make. They are long lasting and outstanding!"

Fun Facts:

  • She appeared on the TV Show "A Rider's Story"
  • She has been representing the USA in international competitions for over 2 decades
  • She began riding with her sister when they were young, and they still work together. Mary-Elizabeth is her show and barn manager

 

Nick Skelton

U.K. Show Jumper; 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist

Country: England
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horse: Big Star 

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Winning Gold at the 2012 London Olympics

Favorite Walsh Product: Synthetic Sheepskin Girth http://walshproducts.com/Synthetic-Sheepskin-Girth.html
Why it's my favorite: "I like all the Walsh products especially the sheepskin girths because they are soft on the horse and great to wash; just throw them in the washing machine!"

Fun Facts:

  • Nick holds the British High Jumping Record at 7’7”
  • He has competed in 6 Olympic Games
  • He once retired in 2000 after a serious injury, but returned to the ring in 2002
  • He has an autobiography "Only Falls and Horses" 
  • His son Dan Skelton is a successful race horse trainer in England!

 

Kent Farrington

U.S Show Jumper; 2011 Pan American Gold Medal Winner

Country: Wellington, FL
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horses: Voyeur and Uceko

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Winning the Gold at the Pan American Games in 2011 and 2015

Favorite Walsh Product: The Walsh British Halter http://walshproducts.com/British-Halter.html
Why it's my favorite: "They are a classic that I have always had and they look great as well as last for a very long time!"

Fun Facts:

  • He started riding carriage horses in downtown Chicago
  • Spent his jounior years re-training ex-racehorses and catch riding at shows
  • Earned over $1 million in prize money in first 3 years as a professional
  • Most memorable moment: 2004 Grand Prox victory in Saugerties, where he realized he had acheived his dream of being a professional rider

 

Lorenzo de Luca

Italian Show Jumper

Country: Italy
Sport: Show Jumping
Rider at Stephex Stables

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Victory in the Nations Cup at Arezzo

Favorite Walsh Product: Training Surcingle http://walshproducts.com/PCN-Training-Surcingle-with-Pad.html
Why it's my favorite: "The quality of their equipment is top of the line. The training equipment lasts a long time and still looks nice."

 

Tiffany Foster

Canadian Show Jumper

Country: Canada
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horses: Victor and Verdi III

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Selected to compete on the 2012 London Olympic Team for Canada

Favorite Walsh Product: British Halter http://walshproducts.com/British-Halter.html
Why it's my favorite: "I use one on every horse I have and they are excellent quality and last forever… sometimes the halter outlasts the nameplates! My favorite thing about Walsh products is definitely the quality craftsmanship and the longevity of the products."

 

Darragh Kenny

Irish Show Jumper

Country: Ireland
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horse: San Soucis Z and Imothep

Biggest Career Accomplishment: Jumping at the 2010 World Cup Finals

Favorite Walsh Product: CLeather Covered Curb Chain http://walshproducts.com/Leather-Covered-Curb-Chain.html
Why it's my favorite: "I think they are the best on the market strong, durable, and look great!"

 

Sergio Alvarez Moya

Spanish Show Jumper

Country: Spain
Sport: Show Jumping
Top Horses: Carlo 273 and Action Breaker (recently retired)

Biggest Career Accomplishment: 3rd in the GP at Aachen in 2010 with Action Breaker.

Favorite Walsh Product: Synthetic Sheepskin Girths and the Sport Boots  http://walshproducts.com/Synthetic-Sheepskin-Girth.html  http://walshproducts.com/equestrian/horse-leg-protection.html
Why it's my favorite: "The products are so easy to use and so nice for the horses!"