Karl Cook

Karl Cook

Longines Rankings
Competing forUnited States of America - USA
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Number of starts: 403
Number of wins: 13
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Horse Tembla
Individual Rank RET
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2007 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Stallion
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2004 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Mare
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
27/05/2018 Lexington KY CSI2* Grand Prix Table A 145 Caillou 24 16
27/05/2018 Lexington KY CSI2* Grand Prix Table A 145 Tembla 28
25/05/2018 Lexington KY CSI2* Table A 145 Tembla 5
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Pan-American Rankings 324 425
Longines Rankings 412 453
FEI Jumping World Cup™ Standings 10 31
General Interest
Hobbies Photography, carpentry. (eonline.com, 29 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly." [Thomas Paine] (Facebook profile, 31 Jul 2016)
Famous relatives His father Scott Cook founded tax software company Intuit. His mother Signe Ostby is a businessperson and co-founded the Center for Brand and Product Management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business. His mother Signe and sister Laurie have both ridden competitively. His partner Kaley Cuoco is an actress. (bustle.com, 01 Dec 2017; etonline.com, 07 Mar 2017; eonline.com, 29 Mar 2016)
Other information FAMILY BUSINESS
His family owns Pomponio Ranch in San Gregorio, CA, United States of America, which is run by his mother. They have several stallions and breed and train horses for jumping. (pomponioranchstallions.com, 20 Sep 2017; usatoday.com, 01 Dec 2017)

He considered quitting the sport after some poor performances in early 2012, but realised he could not imagine life without horses. He decided to leave long-time coaches Butch and Lu Thomas, and shipped his three horses to Normandy, France, so he could work with French trainer Eric Navet. He spent six months away from competition to get back to basics, changing his seat and hand positions. (equidia.fr, 16 Mar 2015; chronofhorse.com, 03 Dec 2012)