Biography:

Under the guidance of Brent and Laura Balisky in Langley, B.C., Tiffany Foster had the distinction of winning both the Running Fox CET Medal and the Jump Canada Medal at the 2001 Royal Horse Show in Toronto. In 2006, Foster began working for Olympic gold medallist Eric Lamaze. She exploded onto the international show jumping scene in 2011 and made her Canadian Equestrian Team debut aboard Southwind VDL in the $350,000 BMO Nations’ Cup at the Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament, helping Canada earn a second place finish. Foster has now represented Canada in numerous Nations’ Cup competitions worldwide including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Barcelona, Spain; and Aachen, Germany, as well as at the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France. In 2014, riding her newest mount Tripple X III, she helped Canada bring home the win in the $300,000 Nations’ Cup at the CSIO5* Spruce Meadows “Masters” tournament. In 2015, Foster and Tripple X III helped Canada win team jumping gold at the Pan Am Games in Toronto. In her second Olympic Games at Rio 2016, Foster and Tripple X III helped Canada to a fourth place finish in the team event, losing a jump-off to Germany for the bronze medal.

Getting to know…

Family: Parents Glen and Lynn Foster… Getting into the Sport: Ever since her parents bought her a rocking horse for her second Christmas, Foster’s life has included horses… Began taking riding lessons at age 8… Odds and Ends: Appeared in a television advertisement for a children’s toy when she was a young girl… Broke her back in 2008 while riding a young horse, and doctors feared she would never walk again, let alone ride…