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About Andy Kocher

A third-generation horseman, Andy Kocher has used his riding talent, business savvy, and sheer will to climb the ranks to the highest levels of the sport of show jumping. 

A respected rider and horse dealer, Kocher has represented the United States at both the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final and Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final. He also captured the win in the prestigious CSI5* Queen Elizabeth II Cup in 2019 at Spruce Meadows; won the 2017 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Del Mar; and was part of the winning team in the 2020 FEI Nations Cup CSIO4* at the Winter Equestrian Festival.

Kocher's career has taken him around the globe, and he has been ranked as high as 75 on the revered Longines World Rankings. His always positive attitude and competitive spirit have made him a fan favorite in the industry, while he is respected globally for his equine sales business, one of the largest in the world. He also takes on a few select students each year.

Kocher is as proud of his horse sales as he is of his riding accomplishments, and he continues to increase his involvement in in breeding, along with young horse development and sales. He sells horses of all levels, ages, and prices, from embryos, broodmares and foals to competition horses. With leases and trades also available, his large scale operation can fulfill any need.

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ACHIEVED NO. RANKING, WORLD CUP NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE - WEST COAST 

2

2X RECIPIENT, USHJA DASH FOR CASH AWARD FOR MOST PRIZE MONEY IN $25K GRAND PRIXS

5

ACHIEVED TOP 5 RANKING, U.S. EQUESTRIAN SHOW JUMPING RANKINGS

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HIGHEST LONGINES WORLD RANKING, AMONG THE TOP 70 RIDERS GLOBALLY

750

 MORE THAN 750 HORSES SOLD WORLDWIDE
Competition Highlights
  • Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Finals with Team USA

  • Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Finalist

  • Leading Open Jumper Rider: Devon Horse Show

  • Champion, 2019 CSI5* Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows

  • Part of the winning team in the 2020 FEI Nations Cup CSIO4* at the
    Winter Equestrian Festival

  • 1st- Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Del Mar CSI4*-W

  • 1st- Grand Prix of Salzburg CSI4*

  • 1st- Tryon Power & Speed Stake CSI5*

  • 1st- Bruins Tour Final CSIO5*

  • 1st- Devon Welcome Stake CSI4*

  • 1st- Devon International Speed Stake CSI4*

  • 1st- Idle Dice Open Jumper Stake CSI4*

  • 1st- WIHS International Jumper Speed CSI4*

  • 1st- Ariat Grand Prix at Tryon CSI3* 

  • 1st- Suncast Grand Prix at Tryon CSI3*

  • 1st- Split Rock Welcome Class CSI3*-W

  • 1st- Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3*

  • 1st- Kentucky Welcome Speed CSI3*

  • 1st- Rabobank Prize at Drachten CSI3*

  • 1st- Suncast Welcome Stake at Tryon CSI3*

  • 1st- Grand Prix of Williamsburg CSI2*

  • 1st- Ocala Grand Prix CSI2*

  • 1st- Traverse City Welcome Stake CSI2*

  • 1st- Volvo Cup CSI4*-W 

  • 1st- Lexington International Welcome CSI2*​

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