Rick has helped produce such riders as Greg Best, Silver medalist at the Seoul. Olypimic Rider, Rusty Holzer. Christian Currey, Represented US in the Berlin World Cup Finals. Susannne Bond, who won the North American Championship Amateur/Owner Jumper rider, WPB during WEF.

He has also coached many other riders & horse & pony Champions as shows such as, Upperville - Culpeper, Lake Placid- WEF - Devon - Washington International - Penn. National

Rick Eckhardt

Instructor & Trainer

1965-Joined U.S.E.T. 3-day team at Gladstone, NJ.

1966-Competed in 1966 Burghley, England-World 3-day Championship

1967-Competed in 1967 PanAmerican Games in Winnipeg, Canada on USET

1968-finished 2nd in leading 3-day riders standing in U.S.--turned professional.

1971-Received my AHSA Judges license-

1972-1981-moved to Southampton, NY-Ran-Topping Riding club

1979-Received "R" judges license

19'79-2003 judged many of themajor horse shows in the US-From Lake Placid

NY to Flintridge, in Pasadena, Calif., including-Middleburg Classic-Middleburg

National-Warrenton Horse Show-Culpepper Horse Show-Ox Ridge Horse

Show, Darien Conn.-Fairfield Horse show-Chagrin Valley Horse Show

Chagrin Valley, Ohio-Lexington National Horse Show, Lexington,

Ky.-National Pony Finals, at Lexington Horse Park-Regional Maclay

Finals in Atlanta, Georgia-as well as at least 8 of the WEF shows in

Florida-Ocala-Tampa-PalmBeach Masters

1988-91.Ran the Show Barn at PBP&CC

Continued to judge on "A"circuit until 2013.

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