Anne Kursinski is a five time Olympian with two team silver medals. In 1991, the U.S. Olympic Committee voted her Female Equestrian Athlete of the Year. She won individual and team gold medals in the Caracus, Venezuela Pan-American Games. In 1988 and 1992 Anne was named AHSA Horsewoman of the Year and 1995 she was Equestrian of the Year. In 2017 she was inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame.

Anne has won nearly every major equestrian competition there is to win. Some of her major wins include the Grand Prix of Aachen, the American Invitational, the American Gold Cup, the Hampton Classic, the Grand Prix of Rome and the Gran Premio Pulsar in Monterrey, Mexico. She has ridden on 47 U.S. Nations’ Cups teams, and she has competed in 10 World Cup Finals.  Anne has been a member of 3 U.S. World Equestrian Games Teams.

Anne’s passion for the show ring and sport remains strong. Along with competing and winning with her horse Caspar’s Lasino, Anne has been very involved as a selector for U.S. Show Jumping teams.  She was a selector for the 2014 WEG bronze medal winning U.S. team in Normandy, France and the Rio Olympics’ Silver Medal Winning U.S. team. Anne was also a commentator for the 2016 $130,000 Longines FEI World Cup President’s Cup Grand Prix.

Working out of her Market Street facility in Frenchtown, N.J., Kursinski uses her great talents as a trainer and clinician to help riders achieve their goals. Anne has worked with many top riders such as Hunter Holloway, Victoria Birdsall, Katie Cox and Eventer, Matt Brown. Kursinski has been enjoying teaching clinics all over the country as well as her regular clients and students. Watching them learn and be successful is very gratifying for her. She also enjoys assisting students and professionals that ship in for lessons and meet her at the shows.

In 2015, Anne launched an online instructional site, Riding & Jumping Mentor. "The online teaching site allows me to help people who I may have not have had the opportunity to assist", said Kursinski. Location, finances and confidence are factors that can limit many amateur riders.

For more information go to www.RidingandJumpingMentor.com.

  • Member of forty-seven United States Nations Cup Teams
  • Member of five United States Show Jumping Olympic Teams
  • Member of three World Equestrian Games Teams
  • Competed in ten World Cup Finals
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Equestrian Federation
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation
  • Member of the USHJA Executive Committee
  • Inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame in 2017
  • Selector for the Rio Olympics in 2016
  • Selector for the Rio Olympics in 2016
  • In 2015, Anne launched her online teaching website, Riding and Jumping Mentor
  • In 2014 Anne was a selector for the WEG bronze medal winning U.S. team in Normandy, France
  • In 2012, Anne released the second edition of her book, Anne Kursinski’s Riding and Jumping Clinic
  • In 2012 Anne served as USEF chef d’equipe at the CSIOYJ in Belgium
  • USHJA Emerging Athletes Program clinician
  • In 2011, Kursinski was voted America’s Favorite Show Jumping Equestrian
  • 2008 Olympic Games - Hong Kong Team USA Alternate
  • 1998 -First American and first woman to win (Eros) $450,000 Pulsar Crown Grand Prix, Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1996 Olympic Games - Atlanta Team USA Silver Medal (aboard Eros)
  • 1995 AHSA/Hertz Equestrian of the Year
  • 1992 Olympic Games Barcelona - Team USA 5th Place
  • 1992 AHSA Horsewoman of the Year
  • 1991 USOC (US Olympic Committee) Female Equestrian Athlete of the Year
  • 1st CHIO Grand Prix of Aachen, Germany—second woman and third American to win (Starman)
  • 1991 Ranked #1 Female and #1 American - L'Annee Hippique World Show Jumping Rating
  • Team member, 1990 World Equestrian Games, Stockholm, Sweden Team 4th
  • 1988 Olympic Games Seoul - Team USA Silver Medal, 4th place individual
  • Honored - 1988 AHSA Horsewoman of the Year
  • 1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles
  • 1983 Pan American Games Caracus - Team USA Gold Medal, Individual Gold Medal
  • 1st Grand Prix of Rome - Italy in 1983 (1st American to win this event)