Timothy Grubb

Timothy John " Tim " Grubb (* May 30, 1954 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, † May 11, 2010 in Illinois ) was a British show jumper.


Grubb began his riding career in sports in a Pony Club and later worked for 18 months as a jockey in steeplechase races before he devoted himself to the show jumping.

He took during his sporting career as a show jumper at two Summer Olympic Games in part.

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won in equestrian competitions on his horse " Linky " with Michael Whitaker, John Whitaker and Steven Smith in the team after the USA the silver medal in show jumping and so had its biggest sporting success.

Most recently he participated in Barcelona at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Then went Grubb, who was married to the American show jumper Michele McEvoy since 1978, in the U.S. and took the U.S. citizenship. There he continued his ride generic career and won, among other American Grand Prix Association Championship and with " Denizen " In 1993 the title of AGA Horse of the Year. In 1994 he participated with the U.S. team at the World Equestrian Games in The Hague. In addition, he has won several Grand Prix in the U.S. as the American Invitational, the Devon Horse Show and the Hampton Classic Horse Show.

After his playing career, he worked as a horse dealer in California. From the divorced marriage with Michele McEvoy his son Christopher and his daughter Dottie Grubb emerged, the 2000 FEI World Children's Jumper Championship won.

Timothy Grubb died on 11 May 2010 from sudden heart failure.