CLINIC APPROVED BY: UNITED STATES HUNTER JUMPER ASSOCIATION
Robert Gage has won many titles during his impressive career,having competed in the United
States and Europe. Rob, one of four standout riders , along with Susie Hutchinson, Hap Hansen
and Robert Ridland, all came up with the Legendary coach Jimmy Williams. They all have made
a historic mark on international Show Jumping.
In his enviable career, Rob Gage was named AGA Rider of the year in back to back years, four
time West Coast Rider of the year, and a three time World Cup team member.
In consecutive years, Rob was the winner of the Prestigious “Rolex Crown of Excellence,“
which is awarded to the Grand Prix rider with the most wins in the country. Known as a speed
demon in the Grand Prix ring, Rob would gallop at warp speed to the most daunting of
obstacles and nail the perfect distance. He has piloted such notable horses as Largo, Furst Z
Although he may be best known for his riding career, and his featured role playing himself in
the 1985 film “Lighting the White Stallion,” with Mickey Rooney, Rob Gage has gained equally
as much fame as a coach. His students have won over 25 different Equitation Medal Finals,
including two USET Finals championships. He has also sent students to Young Riders
Championships from 4 different zones – returning as individual medalists. His students thrive
on his intensity. His competitive fire is contagious.
Rob inherently ignites their confidence and love of the sport. He has traveled far and wide,
giving clinics throughout the continental U.S., New Zealand, South Korea, Alaska, Hawaii,
Costa Rica, Venezuela and Mexico. He has coached other well known Grand Prix riders on their
way to highly successful Career’s, like Pablos Barrios of Venezuela. Rob is an “R” rated USEF
Judge, judging at top horse shows around the United States. He is also a well known course
designer, a challenge he particularly enjoys.