Ian Millar

Biography

Equestrian / Sport équestre
Year Inducted: 1990
Date of Birth: January 6th, 1947
Born in: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Member of national equestrian team since 1970. Nine Olympic, six Pan-Am Games appearances and won Grand Prix, team gold 1979 Fleishman World Cup titles in 1983-84, Cheltenham Gold Cup 1986, Tournament of Champions GP national equestrian awards 1984. Aboard Big Ben, scored record three faultless rounds 1989 and won unprecedented second straight Volvo World Cup to earn recognition as world’s best show jumper.

He is a member of the Order of Canada.

He was inducted Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1996 along with his horse ‘Big Ben’.