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ABOUT: George H. Morris is an American trainer and judge of horses and riders in the hunter/jumper disciplines, and is considered a "founding father" of Hunt Seat Equitation.
Morris has represented the United States in many international competitions as both a rider and coach. In 1959 his team won the gold medal in the Pan American Games, and he won a team silver medal at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Morris rode on eight winning Nations Cup teams between 1958 and 1960. Morris' students have medaled in the 1984, 1992, 1996, and 2004 Olympic Games. Morris has acted as chef d'equipe for numerous winning teams, including the 2005 champions of the Samsung Super League.
He coached United States teams to individual and team Silver metals at the 2006 Fédération Équestre Internationale, FEI, World Equestrian Games. In 2008 he coached the team that won the Team Gold Medal at the Olympic Games in Hong Kong as well as the team member who won the Individual Bronze Medal. Morris also serves on the USEF National Jumper Committee and Planning Committee, and he is the president of the United States Show Jumping Hall of Fame.
Morris also writes a very popular column in the monthly equestrian magazine Practical Horseman, entitled "Jumping Clinic," in which he critiques the jumping positions of photos which have been submitted by readers.
CLINICS: June 24/25/26, 2017 - Hants County Exhibition Park - Windsor, Nova Scotia
October 7/8/9, 2016 - Caledon Equestrian Park - Caledon, Ontario, Canada
October 9/10/11, 2015 - Wesley Clover Park - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada