PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

BY DATE

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2016

  • Leading Lady Rider The Ridge, Wellington Florida
  • Leading Overall Grand Prix Rider The Ridge, Wellington Florida
  • Chef d’ Equipe for Silver Medal Winning U25 Nation’s Cup Team
  • Presented with The Headwaters Horse Country Excellence Leadership for the Future award
  • Winner of 5 Grand Prix with Count Me In

2015

  • Appointed Jump Canada’s Young Rider Development Program Advisor
  • First place RAM Equestrian Grand Prix with Viggo, Caledon Equestrian Park
  • First and Second place in Wines of the World Modified Grand Prix with Viggo and Count Me In
  • Beth and Viggo chosen to be part of the Pan Am Torch Relay Team, Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park
  • Viggo and Beth winners of Open Welcome, Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, Michigan
  • First and Second place The Ridge Grand Prix with Viggo, International Polo Club,Wellington, Florida
  • Count Me In and Beth win 7/8 year old Class, Ottawa International
  • Kodaline and Beth win 7/8 year old Class, Anglestone Tournament, Rockwood, Ontario
  • Cadermie Third place Grand Prix two weeks in a row. Anglestone Tournament, Rockwood, Ontario

2014

  • Grand Prix Winner with Viggo
  • Winner of 7/8 year old Finals with Cadermie, Palgrave, Canada
  • Cadermie and Beth win 7/8 year old Finals, Saugerties, New York
  • Count Me In and Beth place Second in 7/8 year old Finals, Saugerties, New York

2013

  • Grand Prix Winner with Viggo, Anglestone Tournament, Rockwood, Ontario
  • Runner-Up Canadian Championships
  • Second place Big Ben Grand Prix, Royal Winter Fair, Toronto
  • Named Over all Leading Canadian Horse – Viggo, Royal Winter Fair, Toronto
  • Named Leading Canadian Rider, Royal Winter Fair, Toronto

2012

  • Named Assistant Chef d’Equipe for High Performance Committee, Jump Canada
  • Chef d’Equipe for second place Canadian Young Riders Nation’s Cup Team, Wellington, Florida
  • Leading Rider in 7 Year Old Young Horse Finals, Wellington, Florida

2011

  • Inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame as a member of the 1991 Pan Am Games Team
  • Leading Canadian Coach of the Year
  • Wins with Viggo in Grand Prix Competitions

2010

  • Team member winning Nation’s Cup Team, Wellington, Florida
  • Named to Canadian Team for Nation’s Cup in Barcelona, Spain
  • Member of fourth place Nation’s Cup Team, Spruce Meadows, Calgary
  • Short-listed World Equestrian Games, Lexington Kentucky

1992-2009

  • Grand Prix horse Monopoly inducted into Jump Canada Hall of Fame
  • Competed at Pan American, Olympic and World Equestrian Games
  • Double Silver Medal Pan Am Games, Bronze Medal Pan American Games
  • 3 time Canadian Show jumping Champion
  • Named World #1 Female Rider, Rolex World Rankings
  • Represented Canada in 29 Nation’s Cup Teams
  • Grand Prix Earnings of over $1.6 Million
  • Colour commentator for CBC Sports on many occasions with Scott Russell including 2008 Olympic Games

COACHING

  • Jump Canada’s Young Rider Development Program Advisor
  • Chef d’Equipe of winning Young Riders North American Team
  • Coached student to Individual and Team Gold medals at North American Young Riders (NAYR) competition
  • Coached student to Individual Silver and Bronze Individual and Team Medals NAYR
  • Coached several students to the Grand Prix level
  • 5 years on the NAYR Team Selection Committee
  • Twice named Equine Canada Coach of the Year
  • One of the most sought after clinicians in North America

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Beth Underhill
  • Canadian Equestrian Team Rider Representative on Jump Canada Board since 2007
  • Member of International Federation League (FEL) North American Group advising World Cup
  • Celebrity Athlete for Special Olympics events
  • Participated in numerous fund raising activities including CARD (Community Association of Riders with Disabilities), Children’s Wish Foundation, Guelph University, WWF, Sunnybrook Hospital

Beth is an integral part of the community, supporting several charities. Beth combines character, integrity and success and that is why she is frequently sought out as a spokesperson for sponsors, charities and the sport of show jumping. She is one of the most recognized and popular equestrians in Canada.

Beth devotes much of her time to developing young athletes from the pony division through to the Grand Prix level. She is much sought after to provide clinics and training to both novice riders and those who have developed to higher levels of competition. Beth was named as the Chef d’Equipe for the four young riders at the North American Championships.

Canadian Grand Prix riders have voted Beth to be their representative to the national governing body from 2008 to the present. She is able to articulate the issues at hand and develop the much needed relationships between the riders and the federation.

JUMP CANADA / EQUINE CANADA

Beth Underhill
  • Current Member of High Performance Show-Jumping Committee
  • Member of Board advising Young Horse Development Series in Canada
  • Athlete Development Committee
  • Newsletter Editorial Committee
  • Bursary Committee
  • Owners Committee
  • Rules Committee

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Beth has delivered presentation at:

  • Chamber of Commerce, Caledon
  • TD Bank Financial Group
  • Pan American Games Selection Bid Presentation
  • Rotary Club
  • Pony Clubs of Canada

MEDIA FEATURES

  • Intervet Pharmaceuticals
  • Network TV Commercials (Crown Royal, Greenhawk)
  • On Air Interviews – Fred Davis, Dini Petty, Pamela Wallin, Vicki Pringle, Terry Liebel, Mark Galloway, Humble Howard
  • CBC Colour Commentator for Major Events and Olympic Games with Scott Russell

Beth has been exposed to over 4 million spectators, well over 20 million TV viewers and has appeared in many media interviews. Beth has been featured on various TV specials, including “Women in Sport”, Animal Planet and an OLN special, called Horse Tales. She regularly does on screen interviews for major Canadian and American networks, including appearances with Pamela Wallin, Dini Petty and Valerie Pringle. She has been featured on a commercial for Crown Royal that was aired on all major networks and was part of an ad campaign for Tag Heuer. Beth Underhill Stables has over 10,000 people following her movements on Social Media, this does not including her innumerable You Tube and Twitter followers.

Beth has been an on air colour commentator for major broadcasters, including TSN, CBC and several US networks. Beth was the colour commentator along side Scott Russell for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Beth was recently featured on CBC’s Metro Morning.