Our Team

Stephanie Tropia  –  Location: Germany and part Houston, TX

Stephanie Tropia – Location: Germany and part Houston, TX

Stephanie, founder, owner and trainer of Clear Round Show Jumpers, has spent her life riding—beginning at the age of six in her native Germany. A natural competitor, Stephanie has shown to great success in Europe and the United States—with showjumping wins in the Grand Prix ring, Prix St. George wins in dressage and top Ribbons in hunter derbies. Combining her success in the show ring with her training credentials and contacts in Europe, she founded Clear Round Show Jumpers and began importing, selling and training top sport horses. Her work ethic, honesty and love of horses have produced many great horse and rider combinations that are competing successfully today.

Paolo Tropia  –  Location: Germany

Paolo Tropia – Location: Germany

Paolo, owner and trainer at Clear Round Show Jumpers, began his career at age 13 with Swiss International Grand Prix rider, Beat Roethlisberger. Over the years, Paolo has worked and trained with some of the world’s leading riders—including a position with Paul Schockemoehle’s horse trading business, which bred more than 300 horses annually and sold between 600 and 700 horses per year. Paolo has successfully competed at the Grand Prix level both nationally and internationally, and enjoys working with horses and riders in all levels of training.

Adrianne Gamboa  –  Location: Houston, TX

Adrianne Gamboa – Location: Houston, TX

Adrianne, trainer and operations manager at Clear Round Show Jumpers, has ridden and competed in several disciplines throughout her riding career. She began riding at an early age in her hometown of Wichita Falls, Texas. She successfully competed in western divisions before making the switch to the hunter/ jumper circuit at the age of 12. Adrianne won many championship titles on her Quarter Horse in the AQHA Shows. As a young adult she started training with Stephanie and Paolo Tropia to further her knowledge and riding skills and now competes through the grand prix level and educates young warmbloods so they can reach their fullest potential. She has brought many students to win championships at the hunter/ jumper shows. Adrianne operated a boarding and training facility in Wichita Falls for 10 years - producing many successful, well matched horse and rider combinations. She is passionate about helping each rider achieve their personal goals. 


 

Our Passion:

Our relationship with our horses is based on trust which is achieved by delivering clear and consistent signals. We emphasize solid basics for both horse and rider in a professional, relaxed environment. Additionally, we are constantly mindful that our horses require the proper environment and care for both physical and mental health. The health and happiness of our horses is of the utmost importance to us at Clear Round Show Jumpers. Every horse is afforded fairness in training and is handled at all times with good horsemanship.