U.S Show Jumping Team Claims Bronze Medal at Longines Jumping FEI Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Ocala

by US Equestrian Communications Department/Jump Media LLC | Feb 18, 2018, 9:41 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The U.S. Show Jumping Team jumped to a bronze medal finish in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup TM USA CSIO5* Ocala on Sunday, February 18 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla. With Canada taking home the gold, and Brazil finishing on silver, the team of Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.), Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.), and McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) were presented with a bronze and also put the U.S. team into a strong second place position...

U.S. Show Jumping Team Begins 2018 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Season at CSIO5* Ocala

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Feb 16, 2018, 3:19 PM EST

Ocala, Fla. – The U.S. Show Jumping Team returns to action this week, taking on six countries in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* on Sunday, February 18 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla. U.S. Show Jumping Chef d’ Equipe Robert Ridland will lead the team of Lauren Hough and Ohlala, Laura Kraut and Confu, Beezie Madden and Darry Lou, and McLain Ward and HH Callas as they compete for a strong start in the North American standings. The U.S. Show Jumping Team will...

The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Takes Silver at FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona

by Julian McPeak, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 30, 2017, 9:02 PM EST

Barcelona, Spain - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team finished strong on Saturday evening at the FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona, claiming second over Belgium. After technical issues with one of the stadium lights that caused nearly a two-hour delay in competition start time, the U.S. team of Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward proved their experience and fortitude, finishing on a mere four faults. The U.S. team took home third in 2016, only to...

The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Claims Silver at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 30, 2017, 12:11 PM EST

Barcelona, Spain - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team of Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward claim the silver medal at the Longines FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the U.S. team finished on four faults. More information to follow. The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Advances to Final Competition at Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final CSIO5* Barcelona

by Julian McPeak, US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 28, 2017, 3:47 PM EST

Barcelona, Spain - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team rode determined in Thursday’s preliminary round to advance to the Final Competition against the top eight teams on Saturday, September 30. Lauren Hough and McLain Ward both delivered clear rounds, allowing the U.S. team to finish on a mere four faults. Drawing eighth in the order, U.S. team Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland selected Hough (Wellington, Fla.) and Ohlala as the leadoff Lauren Hough and Ohlala (Photo by: Libby Law...

Barcelona Beckons as the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Readies for Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 27, 2017, 5:43 PM EST

Barcelona, Spain – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team heads to the Longines FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final at CSIO5* Barcelona with the reigning Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals Champion and boasting eight podium appearances out of 10 Nations Cup competitions, four of them gold medal performances. The U.S. team is ready to compete in Barcelona, September 28-30. Under the experienced guidance of Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, team members Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut,...

2018 Dates Announced for the USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Sep 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the 12th annual USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session which will take place at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival venue in Wellington, Fla., January 5-7, 2018. The training session is designed to identify and develop the next generation of top U.S. Equestrian Team talent through instruction from experts in a variety of aspects of horsemastership. Past participants include members of recent U.S. teams, including...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Qualifies for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final following CSIO4* Langley

by USEF Communications Department | Jun 3, 2016, 11:05 PM EST

Langley, B.C. – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping team wrapped up the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ North America, Central America and Caribbean Nations Cup qualifying competitions at CSIO4* Langley, British Columbia Friday. The team of Karl Cook, Richard Fellers, Christine McCrea, and Jonathan McCrea finished in fourth place on a total of 17 faults. The U.S. has now secured a spot in September’s Furusiyaa FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona, Spain. Mexico...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Ties for Second Place at CSIO5* St. Gallen

by Kathleen Landwehr | Jun 3, 2016, 3:30 PM EST

Lauren Hough and Ohlala (CSIO St. Gallen/Katja Stuppia) St. Gallen, Switzerland – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team tied for the Silver medal with France, Germany, and Sweden in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™, presented by Longines at CSIO5* St. Gallen on Friday. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the team of Lucy Davis, Margie Engle, Lauren Hough, and Todd Minikus rode against stiff competition in Switzerland to finish on 12 faults. This marks the...

News Flash: Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Ties for Second in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ at CSIO5* St. Gallen

by USEF Communications Department | Jun 3, 2016, 11:42 AM EST

St. Gallen, Switzerland - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team has tied for the Silver medal at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™, presented by Longines at CSIO5* St. Gallen. The team consists of Lucy Davis and Barron, Margie Engle and Royce, Lauren Hough and Ohlala, and Todd Minikus and Babalou 41. The U.S. tied for second place with France, Germany, and Sweden. This event served as the third of four observation events as part of the selection process for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show...