Location: The Plains, Va.
Farm: O’Connor Eventing Team
411: O’Connor is one of the top event riders to ever come out of the US. He and partner Custom Made were inducted into the USEA Hall of Fame in 2009. O’Connor retired from international competition in 2004, but is still actively involved in the equestrian community. He serves as president of the USEF and coach of the Canadian event team. O’Connor and wife Karen run a large eventing facility and together coach a large string of top riders and young horses.
USEF Equestrian of the Year 2000-2002
1st Fail Hill CCI*** 1993, 1995, 2001, 2002
1st Rolex CCI**** 2001
1st World Event Rider Rankings 2000
Individual Gold Sydney Olympic Games 2000