Will Simpson – Wellington, Florida
Will Simpson made his mark on the sport early in his career by setting an outdoor high-jump record of 7 feet, 9 inches on Jolly Good in 1985 in Cincinnati.
In 2002, he won the West Coast League with a score of 91 — third highest total in the league’s history — out of a maximum 100. He won the Del Mar International Grand Prix four straight years, captured the 2006 CANA Cup, the 2007 Ariat Grand Prix and has represented the United States five times in World Cup Finals.
In 2008, along with winning numerous Grand Prix’s, Simpson again made the history books by winning the Olympic Show Jumping Team Gold Medal riding Carlsson vom Dach.
Will, along with his wife Nicole Shahinian-Simpson operate Simpson Show Jumping in Wellington, FL and Westlake Village, CA. In 2010 they were featured in the television series: “A Rider’s Story” by Equestrian Life.