Joseph Fargis

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Joseph Fargis
Joseph Fargis 1986 Paraguay stamp.jpg
Personal information
Born (1948-04-02) April 2, 1948 (age 70)
New York City, United States
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Equestrianism

Joseph Halpin Fargis IV (born April 2, 1948) is an American show jumping champion. In 1984 Fargis participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles where he won a gold medal in individual jumping with the American-bred Thoroughbred, bay, mare Touch of Class.[1] He participated on the American winning team in the Team Jumping in 1984, and again in 1988 in Seoul where he finished second while riding the Irish bred, liver chesnut, mare, Mill Pearl. He also won a gold medal in team jumping at the 1975 Pan American Games. He now lives and trains in Middleburg, Va and has been conducting various clinics and lessons. Fargis recently won the $5,000 welcome stake on July 19, 2012 at the Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic and the $30,000 Duke Children's Grand Prix on November 9, 2013.


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