Tani Zeidler: Inspired by the Love of Horses

tani zeidler with maya and illusion by victoria mcfadyen webApril 1, 2020 - Tani Zeidler was 14 years old when she first discovered a farmer's Quarter Horses living behind the lake cabin where her family spent its summers. Soon after, she began to frequently visit her four-legged neighbours. Before long, spending time with the horses had progressed to riding, and, by the end of that summer, she was jumping over hay bales in the farmer's field.

Those horses sparked an ongoing, lifelong love affair with animals, a love that has led Zeidler from representing the Canadian Show Jumping Team to launching her own highly successful breeding and training operation, Zeidler Farm, in Calgary, Alberta. 


Read more in the Spring 2020 issue of Canadian Horse Journal here

Sophie Simpson Sweeps the $5,000 CWD 1.35m Welcome Classic on Opening Day of Temecula Valley National Horse Show

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April 16, 2019 - "Tuesday saw the first day of competition in the Audi Grand Prix Arena at Galway Downs, kicking off the Temecula Valley National Horse Show (TVNHS) WCHR Premier Week. The highlight jumper class of the day was the $5,000 CWD 1.35m Welcome Classic featuring 40 competitive horse-and-rider combinations that were vying to establish a name for themselves early in the competition week. In the end, it was Sophie Simpson that sped to the win with Zeidler Farm’s Lady Margaret ZF in a time of 34.52 seconds." 


Read more about Sophie Simpson's win with Lady Margaret ZF on PhelpsSports.com here! 

The Next Generation: Julia Tops

Julia Tops and India Blue ZF by 1ClicPhoto 19MET2 035662 NC 2April 11, 2019 - "Show jumping is in 21-year-old Julia Tops’ blood. As the daughter of Canadian Show Jumping Team veteran Tani Zeidler and Dutch Olympic team gold medalist and founder of the Longines Global Champions Tour, Jan Tops, it’s only natural that the young rider has inherited her parents’ love of riding and competing." 

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