James

Alliston

 

 

 

 

About James

James graduated with a degree in Geography from Oxford University in the UK in 2006. James trained under many elite riders in England such as Andrew Hoy and John Mastin. James established himself as a promising young rider in England before heading to the U.S. to work for Bruce Davidson Sr. Under Bruce’s guidance, James rode numerous horses through the advanced and three star levels. James was with Bruce for seven years before venturing out to the West Coast. On the West Coast, James built himself up as a trainer for both horses and riders. He has shown continuous success on many different horses at the three and four star levels. James has brought five young riders to the advanced level and now runs the largest competition barn in CA. He is a ICP Level 4 certified instructor and brings over 25 riders to the local shows and has a large program and pool of students both in the east bay area and Woodside/Peninsula areas.

Career Highlights

2017

  • 1st Place Fresno County Horse Park Intermediate (November 2017)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs CCI3* (November 2017)
  • 3rd Place Galway Downs CCI2* (November 2017)
  • 3rd Place Galway Downs CCI1* (November 2017)
  • 1st Place Woodside International CIC3* (October 2017)
  • 4th Place Woodside International CIC2* (October 2017)
  • 9th Place Woodside International CIC1* (October 2017)
  • 1st Place Twin Rivers Advanced (September 2017)
  • 1st Place Woodside Intermediate (August 2017)
  • 1st & 3rd Place Woodside Advanced (May 2017)
  • 2nd Place Woodside Intermediate (May 2017)
  • 1st Place Twin Rivers Advanced (April 2017)
  • 8th & 9th Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2017)
  • 2nd & 4th Place Galway Downs Intermediate (March 2017)
  • 4th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (March 2017)
  • 1st Place Twin Rivers Intermediate (March 2017)

2016

  • 3rd Place Galway Downs CCI3* (November 2016)
  • 1st and 3rd Place Galway Downs CCI2* (November 2016)
  • 2nd and 6th Place Woodside CIC2* (October 2016)
  • 4th Place, Woodside CIC3* (October 2016)
  • 2nd Place, Rebecca Farm CCI1* (July 2016)
  • 2nd Place, Rebecca Farm CCI2* (July 2016)
  • 4th Place, Rebecca Farm CCI3* (July 2016)
  • Completed, Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI4* (April 2016)
  • 1st Place, Twin Rivers Advanced (April 2016)
  • 2nd Place, Twin Rivers CCI1* (April 2016)

2015

  • 2nd & 3rd Place Woodside CIC3* (October 2015)
  • 2nd Place Rebecca Farm CCI3* (July 2015)
  • 1st Place Woodside Advanced (May 2015)
  • 15th Place Rolex Kentucky CCI4* (April 2015)
  • 1st Place Twin Rivers Advanced (April 2015)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2015)
  • 7th Place Galway Downs Intermediate (March 2015)
  • 4th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (February 2015)

2014

  • 2nd Place Woodside CIC3* (October 2014)
  • 2nd Place Rebecca Farm CIC3* (July 2014)
  • 6th Place Woodside Advanced (May 2014)
  • 22nd Place Rolex Kentucky CCI4* (April 2014)
  • 6th Place Twin Rivers CIC3* (April 2014)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs Advanced (March 2014)
  • 6th Place Twin Rivers Intermediate (February 2014)

2013

  • 8th Place Galway Downs CCI1* (October 2013)
  • 4th Place Woodside Intermediate (August 2013)
  • 2nd Place Woodside Advanced (May 2013)
  • 14th & 23rd Place Rolex Kentucky CCI4* (April 2013)
  • Qualified 3 Horses for Rolex Kentucky CCI4*
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Twin Rivers Advanced (April 2013)
  • 2nd & 4th Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2013)
  • 2nd & 9th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (March 2013)
  • 5th Place Twin Rivers Intermediate (March 2013)

2012

  • 1st, 2nd & 6th Place Galway Downs CCI3* (November 2012)
  • 10th Place Galway Downs CCI2* (November 2012)
  • 1st Place Woodside CIC2* (October 2012)
  • 1st Place Woodside CIC3* (October 2012)
  • 2nd & 3rd Place Twin Rivers (September 2012)
  • 1st Place Woodside Intermediate (August 2012)
  • 5th & 6th Place Rebecca Farm CIC3* (July 2012)
  • 9th & 10th Place Invale Farm Intermediate (June 2012)
  • 5th Place Woodside Advanced (May 2012)
  • 2nd & 5th Place Galway Downs Advanced (March 2012)
  • 2nd Place Galway Downs Intermediate (March 2012)
  • 1st & 2nd Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2012)
  • 5th, 7th & 8th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (March 2012)

2011

  • 1st & 7th Place Galway Downs CCI3* (November 2011)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs CIC3* (November 2011)
  • 2nd Place Galway Downs CCI2* (November 2011)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs CCI1* (November 2011)
  • 3rd Place Woodside Intermediate (October 2011)
  • 1st Place Woodside CIC3* (October 2011)
  • 2nd & 4th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (September 2011)
  • 14th & 17th Place Rolex Kentucky CCI4* (April 2011)
  • 1st Place Galway Downs Advanced (March 2011)
  • 3rd Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2011)
  • 2nd Place Twin Rivers Advanced (March 2011)

2010

  • 3rd & 7th Place Galway Downs CCI3* (November 2010)
  • 9th Place Jersey Fresh CCI3* (May 2010)
  • 8th Place Jersey Fresh CCI2* (May 2010)
  • 1st & 3rd Place Twin Rivers Advanced ( April 2010)
  • 6th & 12th Place Galway Downs CIC3* (March 2010)
  • 6th Place Twin Rivers Advanced (February 2010)
  • 2nd Place Twin Rivers Intermediate (February 2010)