Peter Wylde earned the United States’ highest junior honor when he won the Rolex-Maclay National Equitation Championship at the National Horse Show in Madison Square Garden at the age of 17.
Since then, he has won some of the most prestigious titles in the world of show jumping including the President’s Cup at the Washington International Horse Show, the $100,000 Rolex/USET Show Jumping Championship at the Bayer/USET Festival of Champions, the $50,000 FedEx Gold Coast Grand Prix, and a grand prix at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian.
During the 1990’s he was chosen to represent the United States in World Cup competition and at the Pan American Games, where he won both team and individual silver medals in 1999. That year he was named the United States Olympic Committee’s Male Equestrian of the Year.
In 2002, Wylde and Fein Cera represented the United States at the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain, where they won the individual bronze medal and Fein Cera earned the coveted “Best Horse” honor. In 2004 the pair was again chosen to represent the United States at the Olympic Games in Athens, where they won the team gold.
His classic style has earned Wylde Leading Rider titles from some of the world’s finest horse shows, including the Washington International Horse Show, the CSI-W Geneva in 2003, and the CSN Manheim in 2008. He has won the Style of Riding Award at the CHIO Aachen, Germany, the CSI Vienna, Austria; the American Gold Cup; and three times at the Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton, New York.
Wylde is the Head Clinician and Vice President of the United States Hunter Jumper Associations’s Emerging Athletes Program, which seeks to identify and cultivate equestrian talent and reward horsemanship skills to aspiring young professionals.
Together with his partner Eduard Mullenders, Wylde runs Mullenders & Wylde Horses LLC, a Millbrook, NY-based training operation for top level horses and riders with a concentration on providing the highest level of care and training for the horse.