Caroline started her riding career in Dallas Texas under local hunter jumper trainers at the age of seven years old, as a teen, Caroline competed routinely in all five equitation medal finals year after year along with junior hunter finals. She won many year end awards and horse of the year as well as winning several local hunter derbys. After having success selling hunters Caroline later moved full time to Wellington Florida where she trained under the industry's most predominate hunter jumper trainers, such as Mclain Ward, George Morris, Katie Prudent, Michelle Grubb and Ivan Rakowsky. Caroline lived in Kentucky and Middleburg in the summers to be close to some of the best compititions and competitors that the country has to offer on the east coast. Showing at venues such as The Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton, The American Gold cup in New York, Old Salem also New York, The Bluegrass Festival in Kentucky, Capitol Challenge in Maryland, Chagrin Horse Show in Ohio, Tryon Equestrian Center in North Carolina,The Aiken Horse Show in South Carolina,GLEF in Traverse City Michigan, as well as international success at Spruce Meadows in Calgary Canada. Caroline meet the love of her life while living in Wellington and settled down with Nico her Husband in Littleton Colorado where she can be closer to her family and centralized in the middle of the country with the options to show north south east or west !
Nico grew up in South Africa where he learned to ride from his mother who is a horse trainer on her farm. He won many championships and had tons of success competing and selling horses.He then moved to Germany riding horses for Yann florijn where he competed and had much international success. Later he followed his dream and moved to Florida woking for Jill Sabre in Ocala. Nico moved down to Wellington and worked for Ben Meredith and Caroline Roffman where he competed several horses with them at the Wellington Equestrian Festival and in Tryon. Nico met Caroline while working in Florida and Nico begun training Caroline. They then moved to Colorado and opened VDM Sport Horses in October 15th 2021.