Farrington Finishes with Silver and Ward Secures Bronze to Conclude Santiago 2023 Pan American Games

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Nov 3, 2023, 8:44 PM EST

Santiago, Chile – The U.S. Jumping Team finished all three individual combinations in the top five to conclude equestrian competition at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games, with Kent Farrington and Landon earning silver individually, McLain Ward and Contagious taking bronze, and Laura Kraut and Dorado 212 finishing just off the podium in fourth. The U.S. Jumping Team also secured their Olympic qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games while taking team gold on Wednesday....

U.S. Jumping Team Claims Gold and Punches Ticket to Paris 2024 Olympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Nov 1, 2023, 9:49 PM EST

Santiago, Chile – The U.S. Jumping Team completed its mission today at Santiago 2023, earning their long-awaited qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and securing team gold with a final team total of 12.37. Canada finished with team silver on 17.62, and Brazil in third on 20.32. The final round of individual competition will begin at 11:00 a.m. GMT-3/10:00 a.m. ET on Friday, November 3, with two final rounds determining individual medals to close out equestrian competition for...

All Focus on Tomorrow’s Team Competition for U.S. Jumping Team in Santiago 2023

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Oct 31, 2023, 6:52 PM EST

Santiago, Chile – The U.S. Jumping Team has sights set on tomorrow’s team competition following the first class of the week for team combinations today. The team currently sits in fifth place overall on team total of 12.37, with both McLain Ward and Laura Kraut inside the top-ten individually. The team will need to finish in the top three previously non-qualified teams at the conclusion of tomorrow’s two rounds to secure their berth to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The...

The Pan American Games is a major sporting event in the Americas featuring summer sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions.  One being equestrian sport; which includes the disciplines of Dressage, Eventing and Show Jumping.  The competition is held among athletes from nations of the Americas, every four years in the year before the Summer Olympic Games.  The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) is the governing body of the Pan American Games movement, whose structure and actions are defined by the Olympic Charter.


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When U.S. dressage athlete Anna Marek returned from the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile, she came home with valuable experience, a strengthened partnership with her horse Fire Fly, and some hardware— team gold and individual bronze . Anne Gribbons, Fire Fly, Anna Marek, and Kerri Short at the 2023 Pan American Games in Chile. ©Matt Turer/US Equestrian “This was my first major championship experience,” said Marek. “I’ve been on two Nations Cup teams,...

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