Location: The Plains, Va.
Farm: O’Connor Event Team
411: Karen began competing internationally in 1979, when she was just 21 years old. In 1993 she married fellow equestrian, David O’Connor, and the two went on to create an eventing dynasty, once even standing on the Olympic podium together. Karen is a top international rider, and the top female event rider in the US.
USEF Equestrian of the Year 2007
William C. Steinkraus Trophy 2007
1st Fair Hill CCI*** 1989, 2003
1st Rolex CCI**** 1999
Team Silver Atlanta Olympic Games 1996