Norman Dello Joio

An American Showjumping rider Norman Dello Joio, from New York has represented the USA at many major championships, In 1992 Norman Dello Joio competed at the Barcelona Olympics winning a Bronze medal riding Irish, Below you can watch a round from the Barcelona Olympics.
Norman Dello Joio and Aga KhanNorman Dello Joio
Norman Dello Joio & Glasgow Spruce Meadows - Norman Dello Joio and Glasgow had a long and successful jumping career with many victories, sired by the KWPN stallion Emilion, sadly Glasgow passed away on boxing day in 2019 at the age of 28 after a happy retirement. Below you can watch Norman Dello Joio and Glasgow competing at Spruce Meadows.
Norman Dello Joio

Norman Dello Joio

A longtime veteran of the United States Equestrian Team, Norman Dello Joio has contributed to many American victories in international competition since 1979.

Norman Dello Joio is best known for two major titles-he won the 1983 FEI World Cup Final in Vienna, Austria, aboard the French-bred stallion I Love You; and he earned the Individual Bronze Medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics riding the chestnut gelding Irish.

Nicknamed "Stormin` Norman" for his aggressive riding style, Norman Dello Joio was first named to the U.S. Olympic Team in 1980, but didn`t compete due to the U.S. boycott. He established an American Grand prix Association record when he rode Johnny`s Pocket to five wins in 1981.

In 1999, Norman Dello Joio made his mark with a talented new horse named Glasgow. The pair`s most impressive victory was in the $100,000 Cosequin USGPL Invitational in Culpeper, VA, when they topped a tough field of Grand Prix competitors.

In 2000, Glasgow continued to excel as he began the season on the Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival Circuit in Wellington, FL. He began with three victories in four starts in January and February, including the $50,000 Kilkenny-Redland International Cup. He capped the 2000 season by winning the $100,000 President`s Cup at the Washington International Horse Show in Washington, DC after placing second in the $553,2000 Du Maurier LTD. International Grand Prix in Calgary, Canada.

In 2001, Norman Dello Joio and Glasgow won the Refco King George V Gold Cup at the Royal International Horse Show in West Sussex, England and came in third in the Kerrygold Classic at CSIO Dublin in Dublin, Ireland.

In 2002, Norman Dello Joio had many impressive wins all on his mount Glasgow, including the Nortel Networks World Cup in Calgary Canada, the FEI Land Rover World Cup in Oslo, Norway and the $35,000 Nutrena Grand Prix of Palm Beach in Palm Beach, FL.

In 2003, Norman Dello Joio started the year off with a win in the $75,000 Zada Enterprises Masters Cup at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL.

Norman Dello Joio Horses

Allegro, Glasgow (sired by Emilion, 1991), I Love You (Alme x Nykio, 1980), Irish, Marengo, Norton de Rhuys, Peace Train, Quriel

Norman Dello Joio Competition Results

2 - Cosequin Wellington Open, CSI-W - Wellington, FL, 1.40 Against the clock - 24/02/2006 - Marengo
1 - Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament CSI-W - Syracuse, NY, Syracuse Corporate Team Challenge - 04/11/2005 - Quriel
11 - World Cup Final, World Cup Final - 24/04/2004 - Glasgow
03 - Royal International Horse Show - Hickstead, The Osborne Refrigerators Stakes - 25/07/2003 - Peace Train
1 - Oslo, World Cup Qualifier - 24/10/2002 - Glasgow
08 - Gerdau Porto Alegre (BRA), Preis des Weser Kurier 1.55 Two rounds - 04/10/2002 - Quriel
3 - Dublin, Kerrygold Classic - 09/08/2001 - Glasgow
1 - Royal International Horse Show - Hickstead, King George V Gold Cup - 29/07/2001 - Glasgow
2 - Spruce Meadows, Du Maurier Grand Prix - 10/09/2000 - Glasgow
02 - Rome, Nations Cup - 23/06/2000 - Glasgow
1 - Quebec, World Cup Qualifier - 03/07/1999 - Norton de Rhuys
05 - Olympics, Team - 29/07/1992 - Irish
03 - Olympics, Individual - 29/07/1992 - Irish
03 - Olympics, Individual - 22/05/1992 - Irish
1 - World Cup Final, World Cup - 3rd Leg - 24/04/1984 - I Love You
02 - World Cup Final, World Cup Final - 24/04/1984 - I Love You
1 - World Cup Final, World Cup - 3rd Leg - 24/04/1983 - I Love You
01 - World Cup Final, World Cup Final - 21/04/1983 - I Love You
03 - World Cup Final, World Cup Final - 24/04/1979 - Allegro
Norman Dello Joio Showjumper
Norman Dello Joio

Norman Dello Joio


Aniapollo (Onimo) was an international showjumping stallion competed by Norman Della Jo, Onimoborn in 1991 Aniapollo was registered with the BWP studbook, sired by the great Animo out of the mare Ufrieda who is a daughter of Le Faquin xx.


Olympic jumping horse competed by Norman Dello Joio
Norman Dello Joio - Irish