Running her own farm while also competing internationally has taught dressage star Olivia LaGoy-Weltz how to handle the unexpected — and that’s more crucial than ever now.
Halfway through his career as a world champion show jumper, Michael Matz decided to try something new: thoroughbred racing.
In February 2020, the 34-year-old became the first U.S. rider to be ranked #1 in the world for para-dressage
The 88-year-old horsewoman ran Coppergate Farm with her husband for more than 40 years. Now, she stays connected by supporting the U.S. Equestrian Team.
After more than two decades, she’s still finding ways to keep the equine athletes she adores, happy, healthy and performing like champions.
With her new equine partner, the dressage champion is hoping to make it to her second Olympic Games.