Hometown: Vass, N.C. Sport/Disciplines: Eventing
Andrew McConnon is a lifelong equestrian who has competed as a professional since 2011. His early successes at the FEI level included third-place finishes in the CCI2*-S at Chattahoochee Hills with Fernhill Tic Tac in 2013 and with Ziggy in 2014. In 2016 and 2017, McConnon relocated overseas to work for William Fox-Pitt in Great Britain, where he had the opportunity to compete and completed the CCI2*-L at Houghton Hall with Andarilho.
McConnon has had recent success with D’luxe Steel, winning the YEH-5 divisions at Full Gallop Farm and Five Points Horse Trials in 2019 before going on to win the Virginia Horse Trials CCI1 in 2020. In September of 2020, McConnon was named to the Adequan® USEF Futures Team Challenge with Ferrie’s Cello.