Archie Cox

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Archie Cox Biography

Hunters • Equitation • Jumpers

President: Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association

Sits on the Board of Directors:

• United States Hunter Jumper Association
• Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association
• Washington International Horse Show
• Pierce College Equine Advisory Board

Archie Cox Biography


Devon Horse Show 2007
Pennsylvania National Horse Show 2007, 2008
Washington International Horse Show 2004, 2007, 2008
Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament 2004
Del Mar National Horse Show
Menlo Charity Horse Show


In 2011 Archie was named Horseman of the Year by the California Professional Horseman’s Association

He was a founding board member of the United States Hunter Jumper Association

Archie served on the United States Equestrian Federation board of Directors from 2007-2009

On an interesting note in 1977 Archie’s grandmother Mrs. Phyllis Cox was on the ASHA (now USEF) board of directors

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Archie’s Video Topics:

10 week

Hunters Past and Present

A fun and interactive webinar with vintage and current video presentations and discussion of the great hunters of the past, present, and how the sport has evolved. An all-star cast of riders, trainers, and large R judges join Julie and Bernie with entertaining anecdotes and answers to attendee’s questions. Your panelists for this event are renowned horsemen John French, Peter Pletcher, Archie Cox, and Ronnie Beard.

Running Time: 1 hour 28 minutes

10 week

Exercises to Enhance the Rider’s Balance

Archie Cox joins us again and this time he shares some exercises aimed to get a rider balanced in the tack and moving as one with the horse. His rider demonstrates how the exercises help to develop heel depth and encourage independence of the arms.

Running time: 12 mintues and 12 seconds

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10 week

Doing it Right With Archie Cox

As a trainer, Archie Cox insists that his pupils have classic basics and continually challenges them to “do it right.” One of his students in particular, husband Jorge Hidalgo Duran, is a perfect example of this. Check out this outstanding thumbnail picture of Jorge at HITS Coachella Desert Circuit 2019 who has been riding just over a year. In this topic Archie demonstrates how deviating from the proper principles of riding adversely affects the horse’s performance.

Running time: 9 minutes and 1 second

10 week

A Flat Ride with Archie Cox

On course, all the adjustments made to your track and your pace has to happen seamlessly, almost invisibly. The best place to rehearse these subtle skills you need over fences is on the flat. Join top trainer Archie Cox as he gives his rider a flat school using exercises to enhance the horse’s responsiveness and rideability.

Running Time: 13 mintues and 8 seconds

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10 week

Preparing the Junior-Amateur Horse

Join Archie Cox and his rider, Shelby Wakeman, as they school a horse for optimum rideability and performance for his junior rider in preparation for an upcoming show.

Running Time: 17 minutes and 54 seconds

10 week

Ground Lines

As the trainer of champions at the most prestigious horse shows in the country, Archie Cox has a talent for instilling confidence in his students and horses as well as achieving superior performance. In this topic Archie produces the horse’s best jump possible by modifying ground lines to enhance his bascule over the fence.

Running Time: 19 minutes and 45 seconds