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North Vancouver, British Columbia

July 24, 1984

North Vancouver, British Columbia

Full-time Athlete

Eric Lamaze

Torrey Pines Stable


Since the age of one, when her parents bought her a rocking horse for Christmas, Tiffany Foster’s life has included horses. She began taking lessons when she was eight years old at the North Shore Equestrian Centre in her hometown of North Vancouver, BC.

Tiffany eventually moved to Thunderbird Show Stables in Langley, BC, to train with Brent and Laura Balisky. She transitioned to working for them, riding, teaching and managing their Thunderbird Stables until she was 21. Under their guidance, Tiffany had the distinction of winning both the Running Fox CET Medal and the Jump Canada Medal at the 2001 Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.

In 2006, Tiffany began working for Eric Lamaze, who would go on to become Olympic Champion in 2008. Tiffany’s first major career victory came at the 2011 Spruce Meadows ‘North American’ tournament in Calgary, AB, when she won the $80,000 TD Cup riding Victor. The same year, she made her Canadian Show Jumping Team debut with Southwind VDL in the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup at the 2011 Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament, helping Canada earn a second place finish. She hasn’t missed an appearance in the annual BMO Nations’ Cup since!

Now a veteran of the Canadian Show Jumping Team, Tiffany represented Canada at the 2012 London Olympic Games riding Victor and at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, riding Verdi III. On home soil in her Pan American Games debut, Tiffany was a member of Canada’s gold medal team riding Tripple X III. At the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Tiffany and Tripple X III were members of the Canadian Team that placed fourth following an exciting jump-off for the bronze medal against Germany.

In addition to her enviable string of grand prix mounts, Tiffany also successfully campaigns several exciting young prospects owned by Andy and Carlene Ziegler’s Artisan Farms including Chesney and Cadalora P.


Tripple X III
2002 dark bay Anglo European stallion by Namelus R x Cantango
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC and Torrey Pines Stable

2002 bay Dutch Warmblood gelding by Elmshorn x Grandeur
Owner: Torrey Pines Stable and Artisan Farms LLC

2006 dark bay Dutch Warmblood gelding by Contender II x Quick Star
Owner:  Artisan Farms LLC and Torrey Pines Stable

Cadalora P
2007 bay Dutch Warmblood gelding by Namelus R x Furore
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC

2008 black Belgian Sport Horse mare by Taran de la Pomme x Darco
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC

2009 bay Holsteiner stallion by Cristo x Linaro
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC

2010 bay Dutch Warmblood gelding by VDL Groep Zagreb x C-Indoctro
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC

For Candy Z
2010 chestnut Zangersheide mare by For Pleasure x Querlybet Hero
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC

2011 chestnut Hannoverian mare by Valentino x Lordanos
Owner: Artisan Farms LLC


Tiffany Foster

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