Top Dressage Rider Courtney King

Dressage Rider Courtney King is based at Sunnyfield Farm in Bedford, New York.

In 2000 she was named to the USET Olympic Long List and in 2004 she was named to the USEF High Performance Developing Riders List.

The above video features Courtney King riding Harmony’s Mythilus in the Grand Prix Freestyle at the 2008 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions, where they scored 78.05%

Courtney King and Mythilus

Now known as Courtney King-Dye her dressage education includes six years as Assistant trainer to Lendon Gray.

In 2007 she supplemented that with a month in California training with U.S. Olympian Steffen Peters and two months in Germany training with U.S. dressage team coach Klaus Balkenhol.

Courtney King is a United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Gold Medalist and a USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level.

Courtney is a 2004 graduate of Columbia University in New York and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Literature.

She has been riding horses since she was nine years old.

At 15, she became a working student for two-time Olympian Lendon Gray and she competed in the 1998 North American Young Riders Championships.

In April 2007 Courtney King and Idocus represented the USA for the first time at the World Cup in Las Vegas.

The pair finished in 6th place competing against 30 of the best riders in the world.

Later in August they competed in the USEF National Grand Prix Championships, Gladstone, NJ finishing in second place.

In April 2008, Courtney King and Idocus qualified and competed in the World Cup in The Netherlands.

In August 2008, she represented the USA at the Olympic Games in Hong Kong on Harmony’s Mythilus


Dressage Rider Courtney King’s Dressage Achievements include …

Dressage Horse Mythilus ridden by Courtney King

Jan 28-30 2009 – Grandioso owned by Hampton Green Farm. 1st place in both the Prix St Georges and Intermediaire 1. ESP Wellington Dressage.

  • Grandioso:  FEI Prix St Georges – 66.474% 6th
  • Grandioso:  FEI I1 – 68.211% – 2nd
  • Grandioso:  FEI I1 Freestyle – 72.4% – 1st
  • Bogner:  FEI Prix St Georges – 71.158% – 2nd
  • Bogner:  FEI I1 – 67.737% 3rd place
  • Grandioso:  FEI Prix St Georges – 68.684% 1st
  • Grandioso:  FEI I1 – 68.947% 1st place
  • Bogner:  FEI Prix St Georges – 71.053% 1st
  • Bogner:  FEI I1 – 70.283% 1st
  • Idocus:  FEI Grand Prix – 69.042% 5th
  • Harmony’s Mythilus: FEI Grand Prix – 70.2% 4th
  • Idocus: FEI Grand Prix Special – 70.200% 4th
  • Harmony’s Mythilus: FEI Grand Prix Special – 73.160% 3rd
  • Idocus: FEI Grand Prix – 69.958% 7th
  • Harmony’s Mythilus: FEI Grand Prix – 75.208% 2nd
  • Idocus: FEI Freestyle, Grand Prix – 75.400% 5th
  • Harmony’s Mythilus: FEI Freestyle, Grand Prix – 78.050% 3rd