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Hunter Jumper Trainer

Contact Info:

Mailing Address: 
Hugh C. White
P.O. Box 781
Penngrove, CA. 94951
Barn: 707-782-0238
Cell: 707-328-2959
Personal Web Site:
Hugh's Photo Album


    Hugh's program of classical training methods and sound horsemanship continues to produce winning horse/rider combinations. Hugh has been training hunters and jumpers for over twenty five years. His students and horses compete at all venues -- from local shows to the AA circuit, from the short stirrup ring to the Grand Prix field. Hr has found, started and brought along countless young horses and introduced new riders into successful show careers. Hugh's stable currently competes at a mix of A and B shows in Northern California, as well as ventures to Arizona and Southern California. Hugh continues to show his client's horses in the hunter and jumper divisions. He excels in starting young horses over fences.




    Hugh is a fourth generation horseman. He grew up breaking and training horses and competing in hunter-jumper shows, combined training, dressage, and even some polo. He was fortunate to work, at a young age, with some of the outstanding horsemen of the US Army Equestrian Teams. He has a BA degree in English from the Virginia Military Institute. He began training professionally in 1975. Hugh has competed successfully in all hunter and jumper divisions, through Grand Prix He has worked, trained and shown in his native state, Texas, as well as Virginia and his present home, California.


  • Started J Rochford, 1984 A/O Hunter Horse of the Year, Didi Loeb, owner.
  • Found Maverick AHSA and PCHA Green Hunter Champion with Paul Bennet and Nancy Patton.
  • Started Phinesse, NORCAL and PCHA Green and A/O Hunter champion with Gry and Duncan McFarland., Nancy Dias, owner.
  • Trained Terela Belle, Champion Preliminary Jumper with Joe Fargis, Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Daniels, owners,
  • Trained Stormy's Night, Champion Preliminary and Amateur Jumper, Butch and Lori Stroupe, owners.
  • Trained, rode and owned Shadey Grove, Champion Preliminary Jumper at the Napa Valley Classic and the Menlo Circus Club.
  • Trained, owned and rode The Patriot, winner of the 1992 Napa Valley Classic.
  • Started Cowboy Bob, Champion Junior jumper with trainers, Scott and Kyle King.
  • Started Rocket J Squirrel, Champion Children's Jumper, Patty Ball, trainer, Michael Mastagne, owner.


    Some of Hugh's career highlights include top placings in Grand Prix in Texas, Colorado, Arizona and California.  He won the 1992 $10,000 Napa Valley Classic on The Patriot.  He coached the winner of the 1995 Almaden Medal Finals, and is students have won numerous hunter, equitation and jumper championships, and placed at the top of their divisions at the NORCAL year end awards.  Horses that Hugh has started have gone onto win numerous USAE, PCHA and local championships.

Horses For Sale

Hugh always has a selection of quality green and made horses for sale as well as the horses listed below.
Barn: 707-782-0238
Cell: 707-328-2959

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Hugh's Photo Album

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