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Caracas , Venezuela

September 11, 1996

Caracas , Venezuela


Angel Karolyi

Hollow Creek Farm


Emanuel Andrade is one the hottest new talents in the sport of show jumping. Only 16 years of age, the young athlete has already amassed a string of high profile victories stretching from his native Venezuela all the way to North America.

Emanuel first attracted attention on the international stage by dominating the high-profile 2012 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida. At the end of the 12-week international show jumping tournament, Emanuel was selected from thousands of athletes as the Future Champions Leading Junior Jumper Rider. His record was simply indisputable, having won six Championship and 12 Reserve Championship titles. While 17 of those 18 titles were claimed in the Junior Jumper divisions, Emanuel also won the Six-Year-Old Young Jumper Horse Reserve Championship title during Week 11 riding Black Pearl, providing his talent extends to young horse development.

In 2013, Emanuel didn't simply duplicate his outstanding results, he exceeded them. Returning to Wellington for the winter season, Emanuel claimed 14 Championship titles and 10 Reserve Championship titles in the Junior Jumper divisions. He also won the $10,000 Low Junior Jumper Classic five times during the 12 weeks of competition to easily win the Low Junior Jumper Circuit Championship Award. In a feat never before accomplished by a teenager, Emanuel was named the Overall Jumper Rider for the 2013 Winter Equestrian Festival. Hollow Creek Farm was crowned the Overall Jumper Owner while its owner, Andrea King, was named the Leading Jumper Trainer.

Emanuel has also competed at such major tournaments throughout North America, including such prestigious stops as the Kentucky Horse Show, the Hampton Classic, and the Washington International Horse Show where he added even more victories and championship titles to his ever-growing record.

A student in his hometown of Caracas, Emanuel divides his time between competing in Venezuela and in the United States. He trains with Angel Karolyi, a member of the Venezuelan gold medal team at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, and renowned horsewoman Andrea King, at Hollow Creek Farms in Aiken, South Carolina.

Recognizing the importance of giving back, Emanuel is a strong supporter of the Step by Step Foundation, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of underprivileged children by creating and supporting health, nutrition, water, education and other programs that substantially impact the human rights and development of children.


Casanova Junior                  
1999 brown Oldenburg gelding by Carnando x Landadel

1999 bay Holsteiner mare by Cesano x Silvester
Owner:  Hollow Creek Farm

Natif des Roches                   
2001 chestnut selle francais gelding by Echogene Latour

Walter 61                             
2001 black Sachsen-Anhaltiner gelding by Werenfels x Donator
Owner:  Hollow Creek Farm

ZZ Top v/h Schaarbroek Z 
2001 bay Zangersheide gelding by Zandor Z x Latus I
Owner:  Hollow Creek Farm

La Fe Forli                            
2002 bay Silla Argentina gelding by Country Man x Le Fe Flamme
Owner:  Maria Andrade and Alejandro Andrade

Oxford Vieux Moulin          
2002 black selle francais gelding by Concorde x Gazelle’ Jac
Owner:  Alejandro Andrade and Yanocelis Colmenares

Tiny Tim                               
2002 dark brown Dutch Warmblood gelding by No Limit x Nimmerdor
Owner:  Hollow Creek Farm

Carboni 3
2003 bay Hannoverian gelding by Cheenook x Landclassic
Owner:  Hollow Creek Farm

Black Pearl                           
2006 black Argentinean Warmblood mare

Quebec Star                          
2005 grey Holsteiner gelding by Quite Capitol x Latus II

Fanaka A
2005 bay Belgian Warmblood mare by Chin Chin x Kannan

Emanuel Andrade

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