Unbridled Passion: Show Jumping's Greatest Horses and Riders, written by Jeff Papows, is a thrilling look at the Olympic sport of show jumping and its superstar horse and rider pairings, including McLain Ward and Sapphire, Ian Millar and Big Ben, Beezie Madden and Authentic, and many more. Utilizing his own experience as an amateur show jumper, Papows brings together personal interviews with the biggest stars, owners, support staff, and caregivers, to give readers an inside look at the personalities behind show jumping. With a foreword by Olympic team coach George Morris, each chapter features a different internationally celebrated horse and rider and their intimate stories of success, struggle, and sacrifice. Utilizing over 60 vibrant color photographs throughout the book, Papows brilliantly captures the essence of the finest moments in the sport’s recent history.
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About the Author
Jeff Papows began his riding career late in life as an amateur owner, jumper, and rider, and has experienced success over the years with his equine partners Roxett 7, Tenacious, and Glorydays. Roxett is now retired and still resides with Jeff. They are inseparable. Jeff has a great love and respect for the sport of show jumping and its athletes, both human and equine. Through his travels and his long tenure as the chairman of The Fidelity Investments Jumper Classic of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, Jeff has become one of the sport's great ambassadors. Jeff is an accomplished author having published two successful books: Glitch: The Hidden Impact of Faulty Software, and Enterprise.com: Market Leadership in the Information Age. He has spent the last twenty-five years in the software industry as an accomplished executive holding senior industry positions.