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Sport Dressage, Eventing
NOC Canada   
Born06 May 1977
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Temecula, CA, USA
General Interest
Injuries She sustained a concussion after falling off her horse during the cross-country phase of the eventing competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (, 30 Jul 2012)

In her junior years she was sent to hospital on three occasions after being thrown from her pony. (Rolex Kentucky, 07 Jun 2010)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? She grew up on a hobby farm and was around horses throughout her childhood.
General Interest
Awards and honours She won the Golden Chinchilla Award at the 2013 Eventing Nation Rider of the Year Awards. (, 25 Jul 2018)

She was named Equine Canada's 2010 Equestrian of the Year. (, 17 Feb 2011)

She was a torch bearer ahead of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (, 12 Feb 2010)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first sat on a horse at age three. She began eventing at age 16 when she got an ex-racehorse called Livingstone.
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
General Interest
Other information STABLES
She runs Hawley Bennett Eventing in Temecula, CA, United States of America. She trains and trades horses for competition, offers full livery and coaches riders. (Facebook profile, 28 Jun 2022; Facebook page, 20 Jun 2022;, 01 Jan 2020;, 29 Nov 2016)
Further Personal Information
Other names Hawley Bennett
Higher education Criminology - Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Canada
Languages English
Last Update
  29 Jun 2022
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Hawley Bennett Eventing: Temecula, CA, USA
General Interest
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She carries a Canadian beaver toy with her to every event, which was given to her in 2001 by Canadian rider Chelan Kozak. (, 19 Apr 2019)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) GIN & JUICE EL 13
2004 OG-C Athens (GRE) LIVINGSTONE 63 12
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG-C Lexington KY (USA) GIN & JUICE 17 2
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 Pan-Am Games-CCI2* Guadalajara (MEX) FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE 24 2
2003 Pan-Am Games-C3* Elkton MD (USA) LIVINGSTONE 15 2
World Cup Final
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2005 CIC-W Final Malmö (SWE) LIVINGSTONE 15  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA) GIN & JUICE 7  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) GIN & JUICE 16  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) GIN & JUICE 41  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) GIN & JUICE 50  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA) GIN & JUICE 9  
2008 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA) LIVINGSTONE 17  
2007 CCI4* Badminton (GBR) LIVINGSTONE 30  
2005 CCI4*-SC Lexington KY (USA) LIVINGSTONE 19  
2003 CCI4* Lexington KY (USA) LIVINGSTONE 28  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
06.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CIC2* Ramona CA (USA)   BODARK 7  
24.04.2014 to 27.04.2014 CCI4* Lexington KY (USA)   GIN & JUICE 16  
28.03.2014 to 30.03.2014 CIC3* Temecula CA (USA)   GIN & JUICE 3  
31.10.2013 to 03.11.2013 CCI1* Temecula CA (USA)   BODARK 26  
23.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA)   GIN & JUICE 16  
24.04.2013 to 28.04.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Lexington KY (USA)   GIN & JUICE 7  
27.03.2013 to 31.03.2013 CIC3* Temecula CA (USA)   GIN & JUICE 1  
27.03.2013 to 31.03.2013 CIC3* Temecula CA (USA)   FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE EL  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   GIN & JUICE   13
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal

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