Andrew Bourns



Currently based in Wellington Florida, Andrew is producing horses to the Highest level in show jumping. These horse include Roundthorn Madios, Gowran Girl, Gatsby etc.

Andrew has a busy schedule which sees him spend the summer season at shows such as Hits-on-the-Hudson at Saugerties, home to the Pfizer $1 million Grand Prix and the International fixture in Bromont, Canada. The winter season is spent in Florida for the Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Centre.


Andrew lined out as a member of the Irish side that took Team Bronze at the 1998 Pony European Jumping Championships. The following year his experience shone through when the Irish Team improved on this result, taking home the Silver Medal from the 1999 Pony European Championships

Andrew continued to represent Ireland at both the Junior European Championships and the Young Rider European Championships. At the same time the Irishman was building a reputation as a rider that could produce young horses from their earliest beginnings up to the top national level.

Again flying the flag for Ireland, Andrew traveled on two occasions to the World Breeding Championships in Lanaken, Belgium as well as notching up numerous wins on the National Grand Prix Circuit. In 2003 Andrew made his first trip to America. Awarded a bursary for his efforts at the 2002 Dublin Horse Show, Andrew found himself based with Missy Clarke for two weeks. The experience encouraged him to return in 2007 for a winter season in Florida before making the decision to relocate permanently.