Heather Reynolds began riding at age 11 as a junior, getting her start in endurance. Since then, she has earned over 18,000 endurance miles to her name, including numerous top wins. Based in Dunnellon, Fla., she operates Reynolds Racing, a training, coaching, and consulting business, out of her home alongside her husband and fellow endurance competitor, Jeremy Reynolds.
In 1999, Reynolds was awarded the Haggin Cup, having the best conditioned horse after the completion of the Tevis Cup, an award she would receive again after winning the prestigious race in 2003 aboard Master Motion.
Competing in the 2001 Pan American Endurance Championship, Reynolds won the Gold medal as well as the Best Conditioned Award aboard Crystals Charm. Two years later, she rode Aleclipse to a Pan American Endurance Championship Individual Silver medal.
In the past 10 years, Reynolds has earned numerous CEI3* wins along with many top finishes. She was a member of the U.S. team at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as well as a team rider for the 2012 World Endurance Championship in the UK, helping the U.S. to a fourth-place team finish.
In 2013, Reynolds started the year with a win in the Broxton Bridge Fundraiser CEI1* on RR Kings Gold. At the Shine and Shine Only CEI1*, she and RR Surprise Moment were second. The pair then came in third in the Almanor Hustle CEI2*. Reynolds ended the year with a win aboard Chanses in the New Mexico Desert Classic CEI3*.
2014 has been a good year for Reynolds, beginning with a win in the Broxton Bridge Fundraiser CEI3* aboard Chanses. She continued her winning ways at the Biltmore Challenge, taking top honors in the CEI2* with Stirgess and in the CEI1* with RR Opening Act. She added a second Tevis Cup win to her resume this summer aboard French Open.