Nations Cup Overview

The U.S. has a long history of success in Nations Cup competitions, which are two round jumping competitions for teams of athletes representing varying countries. The U.S. competes in the Longines League of Nations. The LLN involves qualifying competitions for participating countries and culminates with the Longines League of Nations Final each fall. In addition to qualifying events, the U.S. may participate in other Nations Cup competitions. 


2024 Opportunities

Apply through your Athlete Dashboard


CSIO5*-LLN Abu Dhabi (UAE) | February 8 - February 11, 2024 | LLN Final Qualifier

CSIO4* Wellington (USA) | February 27 - March 3, 2024

CSIO5*-LLN Ocala (USA) | March 19 - March 23, 2024 | LLN Final Qualifier

CSIO3* Kronenberg (NED) | May 15 - May 19, 2024

CSIO5*-LLN St. Gallen (SUI) | May 30 - June 2, 2024 | LLN Final Qualifier Short List Observation Event

CSIO5* La Baule (FRA) | June 5 - June 9, 2024 | Short List Observation Event

CSIO3* Roeser (LUX) | June 5 - June 9, 2024

CSIO5*-LLN Rotterdam (NED) | June 20 - June 23, 2024 | LLN Final Qualifier Short List Observation Event

CSIO5* Aachen (GER) | July 2 - July 7, 2024 | Short List Observation Event

CSIO5* Falsterbo (SWE) | July 11 - July 14, 2024

CSIO5* Dublin (IRL) | August 14 - August 18, 2024

CSIO5* Spruce Meadows 'Masters' | Spetember 4 - September 8, 2024 | pending invitation


Additional Nations Cups are under consideration.


Longines League of Nations Final

CSIO5*-LLN Barcelona (ESP)
October 3 - 6, 2024 
(pending qualification)


Team versus Individual Applications

To be considered for Team selection, an athlete must complete the Team Application for the Event through the Online Applications section of the Athlete Dashboard, per the Application Instructions in the Additional Resources section below.

In order to compete as an Individual at a CSIO event, an athlete must submit the FEI Entry through their Athlete Dashboard.  Directions for submitting the FEI Entry are available from US Equestrian Athlete Services.  Note that submitting an FEI Entry does not guarantee invitation to an Event.


2024 FEI Nations Cup Results

  • CSIO5* LLN Abu Dhabi (UAE) | Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland | 6th Place
    • Alise Oken & Gelvera (Hi Hopes Farm LLC)
    • Callie Schott & Garant (Southern Arches LLC)
    • Hannah Selleck & Cloud 39 (Descanso Farm)
    • Aaron Vale & Carissimo 25 (Debbie Smith)
  • CSIO4* Wellington (USA) | Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland | 3rd Place
    • Karl Cook & Caracole De La Roque (Signe Ostby)
    • Laura Kraut & Bisquetta (Cherry Knoll Farm)
    • Zayna Rizvi & Exquise Du Pachis (Optimus Agro nv)
    • McLain Ward & Ilex (Bonne Chance Farm, Gilberto Sayao Da Silva, McLain Ward)
  • CSIO5* LLN Ocala (USA) | Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland | 3rd Place
    • Kent Farrington & Landon (Haity McNerney)
    • Laura Kraut & Baloutinue (St. Bride's Farm)
    • Aaron Vale & Carissimo 25 (Debbie Smith)
    • McLain Ward & Callas (Beechwood Stables LLC)


Additional Resources

Application Instructions for U.S. CSIO Teams

Step-by-step instructions for completing the online application for a U.S. CSIO Team. These instructions are ONLY for athletes seeking selection to a Team. In order to compete as an Individual at a CSIO event, an athlete must complete the Athlete Services Application.

Selection Procedures U.S. CSIO Teams

Updated January 1, 2019