• Katherine Dinan
  • Competing for: United States
  • Age: 27

Katherine started riding when she was 4 years old when her mum, who also rides, brought her to the barn. The most memorable moment of Katie’s career is winning her first international Grand Prix aboard Nougat du Vallet at the Winter Equestrian Festival.  

Katie’s career successes include Grand Prix victories in the Winter Equestrian Festival, National Horse Show, Old Salem Farm, and HITS Thermal. She has placed in the 2013 and 2014 World Cup Finals aboard Nougat du Vallet.  She has also ridden on multiple Senior Nations Cup teams representing the USA. Katie studies Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University, USA.

Fast Facts
2014 Team Gold in the Nations Cup Aga Khan Cup 

4th 2014 London GCT Grand Prix

2014 Awarded USET Foundation’s Lionel Guerrand-Hermes Trophy

2013 Spruce Meadows Furusiyya Rider of the Day award winner after jumping a double clear in the Nations Cup for Team USA

2012 Winner of the Maxine Beard Show Jumping Rider Award

2011 North American Young Rider Championship Individual Gold Medal and Team Bronze aboard Vancouver