Andras Szieberth

14439 47th Rd. Wellborn, FL 32094

(386) 965-4621

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Education:

  • 1994-1997 Doctoral student, Agronomy, Iowa State University
  • 1990-1994 MS Agricultural Chemistry, Pannon University, Hungary
  • 1988-1990 BS Agriculture, Pannon University, Hungary
  • 1994-1996 Graduate Research Assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • 1991 Graduate Research Assistant, ETH University, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1990 Graduate Research Assistant, Bayer Agriculture Research Facility, Leverkusen, Germany
  • 1989-1990 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Pannon University, Hungary

Military Service:

  • 1987-1988 Hungarian National Army

Experience:

  • 1998-present Owner/Head Trainer Prairie Pines Sporthorses, Wellborn, FL
  • 1993-1998 Owner/Head Trainer Prairie Pines Sporthorses, Ames, IA
  • 1993-1994 Adjunct Instructor, Equestrian Studies, Iowa State University
  • 1992 Equestrian Team Trainer, Pannon University, Hungary
  • 1991 Freelance Rider/Trainer, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1990 Rider, Reiterhof Gut Blee, Monheim, Germany
  • 1988-1990 Student Hungarian Riding Academy, Pannon University

Certificates:

  • American Riding Instructors’ Association (ARIA)
  • Level 3 (Advanced) certification, dressage and show jumping

Accomplishments:

  • Trained stallions Lasting Impression, Lansing and Lotus T from young horses to Grand Prix/Mini Prix levels in show jumping and regular working level in hunter division
  • Bred, trained and gained full approval for four stallions with Belgian, Holsteiner and Rhinelander Associations.
  • Bred numerous premium foals and performance tested premium mares for the American Holsteiner Horse Association.
  • Bred, trained and showed numerous USDF DSHB winners
  • Professional handler at sport horse breeding shows and at inspections for all major breed associations
  • Prepared stallions for 100-day stallion test
  • Competed with Holsteiner stallion Connecticut to win breed classes at Dressage at Devon
  • Hosted annual Belgian Warmblood approvals at Prairie Pines Farm for past eight years
  • Served on American Holsteiner Horse Association Board of Directors and Breeding Committee
  • Conduted nationwide clinics in show jumping and dressage
  • Conducted joint clinics with Olympic silver medalist Greg Best
  • Guest speaker at major horse expositions including Equintana USA
  • Successful A-circuit jumper competitor in the United States from 1.0-1.5 meters, hunter competitor from pre-green to regular working hunters, dressage from training level to Intermediare
  • Successful jumper competitor in Europe from 1.0-1.6 meters, dressage from L to S levels
  • International level swimmer, pentathlete and fencer
  • Professional fencing instructor
  • Collegiate national champion in 100 meter breaststroke in Hungary
  • Hungarian military champion in 100 meter breaststroke

Awards:

  • Presidential Scholarship, 1989-91
  • National All-Academic Collegiate Athlete, Hungary 1990-91
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, Iowa State University, 1993-94

Mentors:

  • Frank Gombolay, Olympic and World Cup show jumping coach
  • Hans Senn, International dressage and show jumping master
  • Greg Best, Olympic silver medalist in show jumping
  • Sigfried Winkler, German dressage master
  • J.P. Giacomini, French classical dressage master
  • Herwig Radnetter, trainer, Spanish Riding School in Vienna

References:

  • Dr. Katherine Kenning (Student): 843-450-3372
  • Dr. Anne Moore (Owner, Kent Hill Farm): 303-324-6614
  • Christie Gold (Student): 813-625-5070
  • Frank Gombolay (International Show Jumping coach): 352-598-9543
  • Polly Benson (Dressage Trainer; Owner, Firefly Farms): 612-803-8470
  • Dr. Patricia Foley (USDA Veterinarian; former student/business partner): 515-597-3294