John French is widely recognized as one of the premier hunter riders in the sport. John was also the 2nd alternate for the 2004 US Olympic Show Jumping Team and has represented the US on several Nations Cup teams throughout Europe as well as riding in the World Cup Finals in Las Vegas. With his move to Paso Robles, he is now solely focused on developing top horses.
John currently holds the title of World Champion Hunter Rider, a title he has won four times. In 2016, he was also the USHJA Hunter Derby Rider of the Year for the West Coast, and the CPHA Pre Green Incentive Rider of the Year. Having transitioned and relocated his Waldenbrook Farm from a full service show barn in the Bay Area to here at Templeton Farms, he plans to focus on buying and selling, training and competing a select group of horses at home and on the road. He is also available to coach a few select clients at shows and to give clinics by request
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