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Tim Price and VITALI

Tim Price and VITALI

VITALI (Results)

Gender: Gelding
Foaled: 2010
Height: 16.2
Sire of Dam: HERALDIK XX
Owner(s): Joe and Alex Giannamore
Blood: 56%

Tim Price

FEI World Number One in Autumn 2022.

Tim Price is a world-class event rider who has represented New Zealand at the Olympics, World Equestrian Games, and numerous other international competitions. He is currently ranked number one in the world by the FEI.

Price was born in Oxford, New Zealand, in 1979. He grew up on a farm and began riding horses at a young age. He showed promise as a showjumper, but eventually switched to eventing.

Price made his international debut in 2002. He competed at his first five-star event in 2003 and finished ninth. He has since gone on to win numerous five-star events, including Burghley (2018), Luhmuhlen (2019), and Pau (2021).

Price has also represented New Zealand at the Olympics twice. He was a member of the team that finished fourth at the 2016 Rio Games and fifth at the 2021 Tokyo Games. He also competed at the 2018 World Equestrian Games, finishing eighth individually.

Price is known for his consistent performances and his ability to ride difficult horses. He is also a master of the cross-country course, often finishing with clear rounds.

In addition to his competitive success, Price is also a successful businessman. He runs a horse training yard in Wiltshire, England, with his wife, Jonelle Price, who is also an elite event rider.

Price is a role model for young event riders around the world. He is proof that hard work and dedication can lead to success at the highest level.

Here are some additional details about Tim Price's career:

  • He has won over 100 international events, including 10 five-star events.
  • He has been named New Zealand Eventer of the Year three times (2017, 2018, and 2021).
  • He is a member of the Order of New Zealand, the country's highest civilian honor.
  • He is a passionate advocate for horse welfare and is a strong supporter of the New Zealand equestrian community.

Tim Price is a true champion of eventing. He is a talented rider, a successful businessman, and a dedicated advocate for the sport.

Notable Results for VITALI


Burghley CCI-L 5* - 4th


Burghley CCI5*-L - 3rd
Festival of British Eventing CCI4*-S - 1st
Luhmuhlen CCI5*-L - 10th


Olympic Games Tokyo CCI4*-L - 24th
Strzegom CCI-4*-L - 1st


Tim Price and VITALI
Tim Price and VITALI during the cross country phase, Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincolnshire, 3 September 2022
Tim Price and VITALI during the vets inspection (trot up), Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincolnshire, 31 August 2022
Tim Price and VITALI during the showjumping phase, Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincolnshire, 4 September 2022
Tim Price and VITALI during the showjumping phase, Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincolnshire, 4 September 2022
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