Michael has earned multiple top-3 finishes at the highly acclaimed Spruce Meadows Tournaments in Calgary Canada as well as winning numerous Welcome Stakes and Open Jumper Classics in his young career. In 2018, Michael won six jumper classes up to 1.40m at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida and was 2nd in the $100,000 InIt2WinIt Speed Series Finals at the International Omaha Horse Show.
-3rd Place $50,000 Buckeye Nutrition Grand Prix
World Equestrian Center
-3rd Place $50,000 Boehringer Ingelheim Grand
Prix at HITS Balmoral
- 7th Place Finish in the FEI 2* with a $50,000
Columbus International Grand Prix at Split Rock Jumping Tour
-1st Place $25,000 Brownland Summer Grand Prix
-3rd Place $30,000 Welcome Stake at Great Lakes
-7th Place $50,000 Meijer Grand Prix at Great
Lakes Equestrian Festival
-3rd Place 25,000 World Equestrian Center Fall
-4th in $25,000 Grand Prix at Equifest
-2nd Place Open Welcome Equifest 3
-1st in 1.30 and 2nd in 1.40 at WEF
-Top 3 in $15,000 Jumper Classics at Maffitt Lake
Before starting in the jumpers, Michael won many junior hunter championships and equitation classes in the Midwest and south. He won multiple Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Jumper Classics before moving into the Grand Prix ring, where he successfully rode to approximately 40 top 3 Grand Prix finishes.
Michael also coaches his students to top finishes in the hunters, jumpers and equitation. See their accomplishments here.