CHRISTIAN SIMONSON - USA
US FEI YOUNG RIDER & NAYC GOLD AND SILVER MEDALIST
Christian Simonson has competed in the North American Youth Championships as a Junior and Young rider for three consecutive years.
Christian is also an emerging athlete rider on behalf of the Discover dressage program through USEF.
Christian won one gold and two silver medals at NAYC 2017, 2018, and 2019. Christian has also been awarded the Mary E. Seddon perpetual trophy twice for the best classical Dressage seat and hands.
Christian also engages in activities outside of the equestrian world. Working with his mother at the Pawworks animal shelter helping adopt dogs and cats. Christian also assists the Andrea Grace Soter-Simonson foundation, a non-profit cancer organization helping local cancer survivors by providing financial assistance and family support in the Ventura country area.
Academically speaking Christian has been on the Dean ‘s list every year at Oaks Christian college preparatory high school in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Christian is also currently working on his private pilot’s license having already passed his solo flight for his student license certification last summer. Lastly, Christian is a PADI certified open water scuba diver.