Callan Solem - one of America’s leading Grand Prix show jumping riders

Callan Solem, one of America’s leading Grand Prix show jumping riders.

Callan was the top-placed American in the 2016 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final. A top US rider with an impressive history of international success.

 

From 1997 - 2010 Callan Solem was a professional rider for former Olympian Carol Thompson at Quiet Winter Farm. In 2010, with the creation of Callan Solem Show Stables, she relocated to Chester Springs, PA.

Callan has represented the United States Equestrian Team internationally on numerous occasions.

 

She has been an integral part of six Nations Cup teams, winning in Xalapa, Mexico in 2015 and securing the USA’s spot in the Nations Cup Final. In the same year she was also on the US team for Mannheim, Germany. She has represented the United States Equestrian Team internationally, achieving many top honors while competing in Europe, e.g. Rotterdam, Lummen, Falsterbo and Rome.

 

Callan was the leading Grand Prix rider at the Syracuse Invitational, the Ocala Winter Circuit and won the style of riding award at the Devon Horse Show and Live Oak International.

In addition, numerous top placings at prestigious events such as HITS Saugerties, Ocala and Culpeper, along with the Devon Horse Show and many others, have consolidated her position as one of the top show jumping riders in the USA.

 

One of her career highlights: She and VDL Wizard were the top-placed Americans at the 2016 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final in Gothenburg, Sweden, finishing seventh, and she was on the short list of top-10 riders considered for the 2016 Olympics.

 

 

Hanna Toering, Photo: Middleburg Photo
Hanna Toering, Photo: Middleburg Photo

Callan Solem’s test rider for the US Collection is Hanna Toering

Hanna is a 19 year old hunter/jumper rider from Waterford, Virginia and has been working for Callan since summer 2018. She comes from a of successful horse family based at Bent Hickory Farm. Hanna has already been highly successful in competitive sport, including, for example, a fourth place in the 1.45 m Grand Prix at the 2018 Lexington Spring Premiere and multiple wins in both high (1.40 m) and medium (1.30 m) Jr/AO classes.