Student Successes

MIRANDA BURRUANO

MIRANDA BURRUANO

Miranda began riding at Linden Ridge in 2013. In 2017, Miranda finished 2nd in the Jump Canada Medal Finals, riding Quixote. In 2018, she became winner of the Jump Canada Medal Finals, earning the title of National Champion.

Miranda is now enrolled as a student at the University of Guelph, and continues to ride at Linden Ridge as an amateur.

LIAM DUMONT WALKER

LIAM DUMONT WALKER

Liam has competed regularly in the Jump Canada Talent Squad and Grand Prix classes with Balloon JX. In 2014, he competed in the Canadian Show Jumping Championships at the Royal Winter Fair, finishing 15th in his debut appearance. In 2015, he qualified again and showed successfully at the Canadian Show Jumping Championships. Liam decided sell Balloon in 2018, but still rides at Linden Ridge as a hobby.
ASHLEE STEFFENS

ASHLEE STEFFENS


After Ashlee began riding at Linden Ridge, she qualified for the Jump Canada Medal Final in her very first year competing in the classes. She became one of the youngest winners ever, attaining the 2012 National Title at the age of 15.
SYDNEY VINCE

SYDNEY VINCE

Sydney is the youngest of the three Vince sisters. She won numerous championships on her first horse, Noce, throughout Florida, Quebec and Ontario before retiring him in 2011. She has also achieved success on two young horses she has developed in the Jr/Am 1.30m and 1.40m divisions – Oregon 30 and Echodancer van de Heffinck.

More recently, Sydney has competed with her horse Frieda, winning a number of classes & championships at shows throughout North America. In Spring 2019, Frieda was retired to become a broodmare.

JACQUELINE STEFFENS

JACQUELINE STEFFENS

Jacqueline was the Ontario Zone Champion Jr/Am 1.40m in multiple years. In 2010, she won the opening class at the Royal Winter Fair. In 2011, she repeated her Zone Championship achievements in addition to a Reserve Championship at the Royal Winter Fair. She also qualified and competed in the National Talent Squad Finals and represented the Ontario Junior Team at the North American Young Riders Championships.  Jacqueline went on to ride as a professional, working & riding for American Team Member Andy Kocher.
ELIZABETH BATES

ELIZABETH BATES

In 2010, Elizabeth qualified for and competed at the Royal Winter Fair in the high Junior/Amateur division, and represented Ontario in the Senior Division at the North American Young Riders Championships in Lexington, Kentucky, riding Marvelous 6.

In 2011, she competed at WEF, winning numerous Classics and Championships on her mount Gianina 9; made her FEI debut, placing 2nd in the World Cup Qualifier in Blainville, Quebec; and qualified for and competed in the Canadian Championships at the Royal Winter Fair.

MUFFIE GUTHRIE

MUFFIE GUTHRIE

Muffie won the 2010 Reserve Championship at the Royal Winter Fair, as well as the Amateur Owner Hunter Stake class. In 2013, she successfully competed in both the Second Year Open Working Hunters and the Amateur Owner Hunters at the Royal, and finished 2nd in the $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby Final. She then repeated that result at the Knightwood Hunter Derby Final in 2014. Muffie has also won a number of Amateur Owner Hunter Championships.

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