|Birthplace: Rumson, New Jersey|
|Birthdate: December 7, 1948|
|Hometown: Aiken, South Carolina|
|Occupation: Full-time Trainer|
Andrea King of Aiken, South Carolina, has trained some of the top horses in the sport of show jumping. Her current roster of riders includes business partner and grand prix competitor, Angel Karolyi, and up-and-coming Venezuelan show jumping sensation, Emanuel Andrade. In 2013, her business, Hollow Creek Farm, was recognized as the Leading Jumper Owner at the prestigious FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida, with King being named the Leading Jumper Trainer. Student Andrade also earned recognition for his outstanding season, earning the title of Leading Jumper Rider.
In addition to her current success with Karolyi and Andrade, King has previously trained a number of the sport’s superstars, including well-known American show jumping athlete and United States Equestrian Team member, Aaron Vale. Vale has won more than 170 grand prix during his illustrious career and holds the records for the most grand prix wins in one year, most money won in a year, and producing the most double clear rounds in a year.
King takes pride in helping students achieve grand prix success. She routinely assists riders in reaching their competitive goals, coaching many through the ranks from their start in the junior divisions to the upper echelon of the sport. Her effective training techniques and personal approach make her an ideal trainer for anyone seeking success.