A history of success
John Madden Sales has cultivated numerous top horses including Authentic, Judgement ISF, Play On, Northern Magic, Cloud Nine, Mademoiselle, Danny Boy, Desilvio, Coral Reef Via Volo and Conquest II to name a few.
Former and current students include: Darlene Sandlin, Schuyler Riley, Un Jin Moon, Hyun Jin Moon, Katherine Birdsall Heller, Sara Segal, Charlie Jacobs, Isabella Salles and Cara Raether.
Beezie Madden is the current FEI Rolex World Cup Finals Champion, having won the title aboard Abigail Wexner’s Simon. She is also the individual Bronze medalist and a member of the Gold medal U.S. team from the 2008 Olympic Games were she rode Authentic also owned by Wexner. In 2006 she won both team and individual silver medals at the World Equestrian Games aboard the nearly flawless Authentic. She and Authentic were also a part of the Gold Medal team at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, and the 2003 gold medal Pan American Games team. She was also on the 2011 gold medal Pan American Games Team with Coral Reef Via Volo, where they also finished with a silver individual medal. She returned for a third Olympic appearance at the 2012 London Olympics on Coral Reef Via Volo owned by Coral Reef Stables.
Beezie has 14 wins in Nations Cup competition and 8 World Cup Qualifier wins. In 2005, she won the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational in Tampa aboard Authentic and repeated the feat in 2007. Other notable finishes include the Million Dollar CN International at Spruce Meadows in Canada aboard Judgement in 2005, a feat that she nearly duplicated in 2006 finishing third on DeSilvio. She is also a three-time winner of the prestigious Spruce Meadows Atco Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup, winning twice on Authentic and again in 2012 on Simon. Madden was a contributor to the 2005 first place finish in the Samsung Super League and as well as to the 2006 second place US finish. In July of 2007, Madden added winning the world renowned Grand Prix of Aachen to her list of notable achievements. Coral Reef Via Volo and Madden won an impressive 7 grand prix classes in 2010. Madden currently is the 2nd on the all time prize money winnings standings at Spruce Meadows.
Madden is only the 5th woman ever to win the Rolex FEI World Cup Finals and the only three time winner of the prestigious Sporthorse Cup of Syracuse. Madden was the 2nd person to be named the USEF Equestrian of the Year for 3 times, most recently for her 2013 season.
Originally from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area and born November, 20, 1963, Madden received her first pony as a Christmas gift at age four. She began competing at the Grand Prix level in 1985. Horses have been a family affair for Beezie; her parents, Joe and Kathy Patton, owned a horse farm in Wisconsin, and Beezie and her husband John operate a farm in Cazenovia, New York, John Madden Sales, Inc.