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Stephanie Tropia, founder, owner and trainer at Clear Round Show Jumpers has spent her life riding beginning at the age of six in her native Germany.  A natural competitor, Stephanie has successfully shown 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 top ribbons in international and national Hunter Derbies. Her work ethic, honesty and love of horses have produced many great horse and rider combinations that are competing successfully today.

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Paolo Tropia, 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 renowned horse international horse business, that breeds more than 300 horses annually and sells 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 at all levels of training.

He especially enjoys bringing young horses along.

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