Hope Glynn has been a leading hunter trainer and rider in the united states the past 20 years. She is in the top 10 of the country for leading derby riders for money won in the United States. Hope won the Horseman of the Year Award from the CPHA, The Arthur Hawkins award of Excellence in Hunters, the Lorraine Lorimer Award Recipient for Leading Professional Rider for the PCHA, and she has been the leading Southwest Derby rider for the last 4 of 5 years. Hope was inducted into the Equus Hall of Fame for Sonoma County in 2013. Hope rode Woodstock to the win in the inaugural $30,000 West Coast Hunter and won it the following year as well on King’s Peak. She finished second on Kings Peak in the $500,000 HITS Hunter Prix finals in Saugerties, NY and she was third on Woodstock in the $100,000 USHJA derby finals in Lexington, KY. In 2016 she was second again in the $500,000 with Sabrina Hellman’s Lake of Stars. She has won USHJA International Derbies on SVS Caramunde Z, Carson, Kings Peak, Lake Of Stars, Corriendo Tau, Full Circle, Lake Of Stars, Roccoco and Woodstock. She has trained and ridden numerous horses and ponies to USEF Horse of the Year Awards. In 2017 Hope won the $50,000 USHJA International Derby at Desert Circuit Wk 8.
As well as her success as a rider Hope has trained junior and amateur hunter riders to championships across the country including Devon, Coachella, Upperville, Capital Challenge and the entire California Circuit. In the equitation ring SVS riders won the North American Equitation Championships, PCHA Adult Medal Finals, Foxfield Finals, Pickwick Medal Finals, Norcal Medal Finals, and trained the only rider from the West Coast to finish in the top 20 of the USEF Jr.Medal finals in 2015. She has been featured on the cover of Horse & Style Magazine, The Competitive Equestrian, Instride, Horses, as well as had feature articles in Practical Horseman, Chronicle of the Horse, Equestrian Connection, Riding Magazine, Ijump Sports, Horse Sport International, Sidelines and In Stride. Hope also enjoys being a mother and trainer to her daughter Avery who competes on both ponies and horses. Hope is a licensed R judge and sits on the USHJA Hunter Working group and is vice chair of the WCHR Working group.