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Endorsed & Worn By: Victoria Colvin

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Victoria Colvin.

Victoria is an accomplished equestrian athlete since she began riding and showing ponies at a young age and has continued to dominate in both the hunter and jumper rings as a professional.

Tori won many prestigious awards over her junior years including USEF Pony Finals champion, 2012 and 2014 George Morris Equitation Championships, 2014 ASPCA Maclay Finals, 2014 Hunterdon Cup, 2015 Talent Search Finals, and the 2015 WIHS Equitation Championships.

Arguably, Tori shines the most in her unbelievable performances in the hunters. Tori has won numerous $50,000 International Hunter derbies and was won the $100,00 WCHR Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular an outstanding six times! She is also the only rider to have won the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship three times on three different mounts in back-to-back years.

Tori Is also a fabulous competitor in the show jumping sphere making her grand prix appearance at age 13 and having countless wins since in U25 classes across the country.

Endorsed & Worn By: Ashlee Bond

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Ashlee Bond.

Olympian Ashlee Bond started competing when she was six years old. At age 16, she competed in her first Grand Prix and was named "Grand Prix Rookie Rider" by USEF and the Pacific Coast Horse Association. Since then, she has won multiple national and international Grand Prix’s at the 4* and 5* level. She is one of the top riders in our sport being ranked in the top 50 riders in the world. Ashlee Resides in Wellington Florida but competes around the United States and Worldwide. Ashlee is preparing for her second Olympics representing Israel thrilled to have her as a part of the Kunkle Glove team !

Endorsed & Worn by: Stacia Klein Madden

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Stacia Klein Madden.

Stacia Klein Madden stands out as one of the most successful and dedicated trainers of young, developing show jumping talent in the United States. She was a top junior rider from Indiana, winning the 1987 ASPCA Maclay Finals and placed in both the AHSA Medal Finals and the USET Finals Talent Search - East. After turning professional in 1988 she started training out of Beacon Hill Show Stables Colts Neck New  Jersey,

Endorsed & Worn By: Jimmy Torano

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Jimmy Torano.

Jimmy Torano operates the hugely successful JET Show Stable based in Wellington, Florida and Mohrsville, Pennsylvania. JET Show Stable offers premier training, showing and sales services. Jimmy frequently visits Europe, and is one of the nation’s top importers of up and coming young show jumpers, equitation and hunter prospects. Many of today’s hunter champions, equitation champions and ribbon winning jumpers at all levels were originally imported by Jimmy.

Jimmy is a Big “R” judge who has judged many major classes including the 2006 Pessoa USEF Medal Finals, 2007 USET Talent Search Finals, 2008 Pony Medal Finals and the 2008 ASPCA Maclay Finals. Jimmy is also an active committee member, serving on several committees of the Zone 4 USHJA.

Endorsed & Worn By: Phillip Dutton

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Phillip Dutton.

Seven-time Olympian and three-time Olympic medalist, Phillip Dutton was born in 1963 in Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia, where he grew up with horses on his family’s sheep and wheat farm. Phillip moved to the United States in 1991 to train in a more internationally competitive environment and to prepare for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, where he rode on Australia’s gold medal eventing team. In total, Phillip represented Australia in three Olympics and four World Championships after his move to the U.S.  Phillip became an American citizen in 2006 and changed his competitive nationality so that he would be eligible to represent his adoptive home, the United States..  Very active on the U.S. eventing circuit, Phillip won the USEA Leading Rider of the Year title in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012.  Phillip’s most recent Olympic appearance came aboard Z at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games where the U.S. team finished in sixth place.

Phillip and his wife, Evie, own, manage, and train out of True Prospect Farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania, and at their Buck Ridge Farm in Loxahatchee, Florida.

Endorsed & Worn By: Nick Haness
We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Nick Haness.

Nick Haness is a hunter/jumper professional based in California. Nick grew up riding in Orange County California and Nick is the owner of Hunterbrook Farms which was established in 2009, and is now located in Temecula, California. Nick has been a successful hunter and jumper rider throughout his junior and professional career. He specializes in importing quality horses from Europe, and developing them into famous national show hunter champions. Having been champion from coast to coast including the most prestigious horse shows such as Devon, Harrisburg, Washington, and Capital Challenge – Nick was recently reserve champion at the 2019 USHJA International Hunter Derby Championships.. Nick was also named the recipient of the Emerson Burr Award, which led him to be named the United States Equestrian Federation’s 2019 Equestrian of the Year.

Endorsed & Worn By: Sam Schaefer

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Sam Schaefer.

Samantha Schaefer was a triple threat as a junior rider as a prominent winner in the hunters, jumpers, and equitation. She won the WIHS Equitation Classic in 2009 and Talent Search finals in 2011. Schaefer rode as an amateur-owner before going professional in 2017. Since, Sam has been a competitive contender in, and winning many, USHJA Hunter Derby Classes.

Schaefer runs her family barn Ridge Farm based in Westminster Maryland and Ocala Florida.

Endorsed & Worn By: Dominic Gibbs

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Dominic Gibbs.

Dominic Gibbs became the first Colorado native to win the ASPCA Maclay National Championship in 2020. He excels nationally  in all three rings Hunter, Jumper and Equitation.

His accomplishments  as a Junior are almost too long to list. He Rides out of Beacon Hill Stables and  in December of

2021 He turned Professional.  He is also the Founder - Colorado Hunter Jumper Assoc. WEF Jr. Equitation Grant. 

Endorsed & Worn By: Doug Payne

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Doug Payne.

Doug Payne elite American equestrian.  Was selected to compete for the United States Olympic Team in the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo
Payne was part of the American gold medal-winning eventing team at the 2019 Pan American Championships as well as finishing fourth in the individual competition in Lima, Peru.
Doug has a mechanical engineering degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Payne and his wife, Jessica, have two children, a son named Hudson and a daughter named Abby and live in Rougemont, North Carolina and Aiken, South Carolina. Payne is a top international eventing rider, a Grand Prix show jumper, author, trainer, and recreational pilot.

Endorsed & Worn By: Andrew Bournes

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Andrew Bournes.

Andrew Bourns was born and raised in Galway, Ireland where he began riding at just three years old. In the pony jumpers, Andrew represented Ireland for the first time earning the Bronze Medal at the European Pony Championships. The following year, he helped Team Ireland bring home the Silver Medal. Moving on to horses, he represented his home country at both the European Junior Jumping Championships and the European Young Rider Jumping Championships. Andrew excelled in the sport of show jumping both in Ireland and Europe and began building a reputation as a rider who could produce young horses up to Grand Prix level. Today, Andrew continues to represent his home country of Ireland at the top international level of competition with Bourns Sport Horses.

Endorsed & Worn By: Alberto Michan

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Olympic and Grand Prix Jumper Alberto Michan.

Endorsed & Worn By: Peter Pletcher

We are proud to have our Kunkle Equestrian gloves worn and endorsed by Peter Pletcher.

Peter Pletcher is the king of the hunter ring. Owner of PJP Farm in Magnolia, Texas, Peter is one of the most successful hunter riders in the country having ridden and trained many of the country's top horses and has received most of the industry's top honors. He has represented the United States on multiple occasions at the World Champion Hunter Rider Team Challenge as well as International World Cup competitions. As talented as Peter is as a rider, he is equally as gifted as a trainer and National Coach.

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