Brian Shook

Hunterpointe's Rider Brian Shook is dedicated to the development and training of horses.  Brian trained under Olympic Gold Medalist Chris Kappler during his junior and amateur riding years.  These years were spent learning and developing the skills to become a professional horseman.  As a junior rider, Brian qualified for the AHSA ( now USA Equestrian Medal) Medal Finals 2 years in a row, placing in the top 15 riders in the country, as well as qualifing for and competing in the ASPCA Maclay Finals and the USET Equitation Finals East placing 4th in Stadium Jumping and 6th on the Flat.
In 1993, Brian went on to become a succussful Grand Prix showjumping competitor. Riding and placing in Grand Prix competitions throughout the Midwest, East Coast and Southern Circuits.  Other than Grand Prix competition, Brian develops horses from green broke 3 year olds, to all levels of hunters and jumpers.
Other than Chris Kappler, Brian has worked with and learned from many top professionals including Lisa Jacquin, Candice King, Margie Hough and Jeff Cook.

Career Highlights

1st: $5,000 St. Louis Welcome Stake-COURAGE 68
2nd: $25,000 Maffitt Lake Spring Grand Prix-COURAGE 68
3rd: $25,000 St. Louis Winter Finals Grand Prix - COURAGE 68
5th: $25,000 Country Heir Welcome Prix -COURAGE 68
6th: $30,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City- COURAGE 68
CHAMPION 1.30 meter Jumper Division HSBB - BATMAN VDL

1st: $30,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City - COURAGE 68
1st: $10,000 Traverse City Welcome Prix - COURAGE 68
3rd: $25,000 Maffitt Lake Spring Grand Prix- COURAGE 68

1st: $40,000 Country Heir Grand Prix - COURAGE 68
2nd: $25,000 Brownland Spring Grand Prix - RENO
1st:  $15,000 St. Louis Grand Prix - RENO
2nd: $15,000 St. Louis Grand Prix - RENO

1st: $15,000 St. Louis Grand Prix - COURAGE 68
1st: $5000 St. Louis Welcome Stake - COURAGE 68
2nd: $15,000 Country Heir Welcome Prix - COURAGE 68
2nd: NAL Open Speed HSBTB - RENO
3rd: $25,000 Brownland Spring Grand Prix - COURAGE 68

3rd: $55,000 FEI Kentucky Spring Grand Prix - COURAGE 68

1st: $25,000 Grand Traverse Bay Grand Prix - COURAGE 68