Andrew Hoy

Andrew Hoy and Rutherglen at Burghley Horse Trials 2014 ANdrew Hoy & RutherglenAustralian event rider Andrew Hoy has been a prominent face on the competition circuit for a number of years.

He has been based in Britain for most of his eventing career and has won four Olympic medals.

Andrew won Burghley Horse Trials for the first time in 1978 riding Davey. He went on to win the same event in 2004 riding Moonfleet.

He also won the German three-star event at Luhmuhlen in 2002 again riding Moonfleet.

He has had much success at Badminton Horse Trials too, notching seven top 10 placings between 1996 and the present day. His best result was winning the Gloucestershire event in 2006 riding Moonfleet.

He has ridden at seven Olympic Games in 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2012.

He won team gold in the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics (including individaul silver in 2000).

Andrew also won the Kentucky four-star event riding Master Monarch in 2006 which helped set him up to nearly win the coveted Rolex Grand Slam of eventing that year, only to come second in the final leg at Burghley.

Andrew currently has a strong team of three- and four-star horses based at his yard in Rutland.