2022 RRC Lexington Riders

Aaron Gryder

Aaron is a highly respected retired jockey with over 4,000 wins worldwide including the Dubai World Cup (2009) and the Breeders' Cup Marathon (2012). In addition to his decades long career as a professional athlete, Gryder has worked as an

Total Donation: $370

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Dr. Dionne Benson

Dr. Dionne Benson is the first to hold the title of Chief Veterinary Officer for 1/ST RACING. Dr. Benson is responsible for directing all veterinary safety and welfare practices and protocols, as well as equine research initiatives for the 1/ST

Total Donation: $655

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Erin Strader

Erin has been dedicated to the sport of Eventing for over 20 years. Her experience began to flourish while training with WEG Silver Medalist, Dorothy Crowell, where she earned a team silver medal at the Junior Olympics. This experience quickly

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Jamie Hernandez

As a fourth generation horsewoman from the Radosevich family I have had the opportunity to work under some great horseman. Growing up in Ohio on our family farm i showed 4-H as a kid and learned to gallop racehorses by

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Jocelyn Brooks

Jocelyn Brooks is Director of Sales for Airdrie Stud. Jocelyn works directly with Airdrie's breeders and clients in helping with all aspects of their mating plans as well as being a leading presence for the Brereton C. Jones consignments at

Total Donation: $600

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Jodie Vella-Gregory

A lifelong equestrian, Jodie Vella-Gregory began her career in eventing in her native Canada. After graduation from the University of Alberta she interned at KESMARC in Lexington, Kentucky, then worked as a clinician and surgeon technician for Dr. Scott Hopper

Total Donation: $1590

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Jordan Sigmon

Jordan is 21 years old originally from Charlotte, NC and have been in Lexington full time since 2018. She completed high school online while exploring various aspects of the thoroughbred industry including freelance photography for multiple outlets and working on

Total Donation: $250

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Kristin VanMeter

Kristin is a lifelong and accomplished equestrian. A native of Maryland, she grew up competing Hunter/Jumpers in Harford and Baltimore County. Upon graduating from Kennard Dale High School she embarked on a career in Thoroughbred racing, working at Bonita Farm

Total Donation: $1950

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Sergio de Sousa

Sergio was born In Sao Paulo/Brazil and moved to Kentucky in 1987. He was fortunate to meet and work for people that encouraged him to travel the world while working with horses. He settled back in Kentucky where he is

Total Donation: $120

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Tara Coombs

Tara is from Ruidoso , New Mexico. Tara has been doing jumpers all her life and grew up in the AQHA world. She started in the track with a Quarter horses and moved on to Thoroughbreds when she was in

Total Donation: $250

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