Bruce Mandeville

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Science Building 144C

Associate Professor
Department of Equine Science

Bruce Mandeville currently teaches Equine Business, Law, Contemporary Issues, Conformation and some hands-on classes. In addition to equestrian sport, he was also a competitive skier, twice British Columbia slalom champion as a teenager.  He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce and law degree from the University of British Columbia in addition to some language degrees from the Université, Paris-Sorbonne in Paris, France.  Following his graduation he worked as assistant to President for the data retrieval company, Quick Law.  He was involved in the management of the head office employees and shareholder meetings.  At the end of the 1980s he began a full-time riding career, which spanned 17 years.  Bruce competed internationally in the sport of 3-Day Eventing at 2 Olympics, 2 World Championships and 2 Pan-American Games (in addition to Badminton, England).  During his riding career he bought and sold horses; taught equitation at clinics throughout Canada and the USA; and managed equestrian facilities.   He began teaching at Otterbein University in 2005.


  • University of British Columbia, Canada, with degrees in law and commerce

Affiliations & Awards

  • Competed in two Olympic Games, two World Championships, and two Pan-American Games as a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team
  • 2004 and 2000 Olympics, competed in the Three-Day Event, a triathlon for horses which combines cross-country, dressage and stadium jumping
  • Represented Canada internationally since 1994, and has had extensive dressage training producing dressage horses up to the Prix St. George level. Bruce is a National Coaching Certification Program of Canada (NCCP) Level 3 eventing coach and has coached students in the North American Young Riders Championship (NAYRC) to a gold and bronze medal