Neil Badcock dominated the Jump Canada Talent Squad Final at the 2014 Royal Horse Show, winning both classes over the two-day competition with Jessie Bonisteel’s seven-year-old Holsteiner gelding, Corrido. Badcock, 44, owns, manages and trains out of Standalone Farms in King City, ON, and has learned from the best in the sport on his way to the grand prix ring. How were you introduced to horses? I began riding at age eight when my mother signed me up for riding lessons at the Equerry Stables on Finch Avenue. I don’t come from a horsey family, but I always had an affinity for animals. Horses were a step up from the family cat! After a summer of riding camp, I signed up for regular lessons that fall, and subsequently joined the Finch branch of the Canadian Pony Club. I eventually moved to other barns, but always stayed very involved with Pony…
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