Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team to Compete at CSIO5* St. Gallen, CSIO4* Langley

by USEF Communications Department | Jun 2, 2016, 3:20 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – Members of the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team will compete in two pivotal Nations Cup competitions tomorrow. Four athletes on the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team will go up against seven teams at CSIO5* St. Gallen, Switzerland. The competition is a designated observation event as part of the selection process for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. Elsewhere, four athletes will look to clinch a spot for the United States in the 2016...

Ward Claims Loro Piana Grand Prix at CSIO5* Rome

by USEF Communications Department | May 29, 2016, 2:05 PM EST

McLain Ward and HH Azur won the Loro Piana Grand Prix (Stefano Secchi) Rome, Italy – McLain Ward and HH Azur outcompeted a field of 50 combinations, and went double-clear, to win the Loro Piana Grand Prix at CSIO5* Rome on Sunday. Only 13 combinations advanced to the jump-off, which included Americans Laura Kraut and Kent Farrington. Seven combinations, including Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) with Old Willow Farms, LLC’s Zeremonie, posted a clear first round over Uilano...

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

by USEF Communications Department | May 27, 2016, 3:00 PM EST

Kent Farrington and Voyeur (Stefano Secchi) Rome, Italy – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team tied for the Silver medal with France in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines at CSIO5* Rome in Italy on Friday. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the team of Kent Farrington, Laura Kraut, Callan Solem, and McLain Ward battled through a tough competition to finish on 12 faults. This marks the second Silver-medal performance for the U.S. in two weeks, having placed...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Heads to CSIO5* Rome

by USEF Communications Department | May 26, 2016, 3:02 PM EST

Rome, Italy – Members of the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team will compete this week in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines at CSIO5* Rome in Italy. The competition is a designated observation event that will help determine the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team will include Kent Farrington, Laura Kraut, Callan Solem, and McLain Ward. The U.S. has drawn second in the...

USEF Names Athletes for Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Teams at CSIO5* Rome, St. Gallen, and Rotterdam

by USEF Communications Department | May 18, 2016, 10:20 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that the following athletes have been named to the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Teams competing in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping events at CSIO5* Rome, May 25-29, CSIO5* St. Gallen, June 1-5, and CSIO5* Rotterdam, June 22-26. These competitions are designated observation events as part of the selection process for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. Robert Ridland will serve as the Chef...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Finishes Second in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CSIO5* La Baule

by USEF Communications Department | May 13, 2016, 1:50 PM EST

Lucy Davis and Barron (Eric Knoll) La Baule, France - The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team took the Silver medal in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CSIO5* La Baule in France on Friday. Led by Chef d'Equipe Robert Ridland, the team of Lucy Davis, Margie Engle, Lauren Hough, and Todd Minikus put in solid rounds to finish on four faults. This performance sets an excellent tone for the summer as the event served as the first of four observation events for members of the Short List for the...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Heads to CSIO5* La Baule

by USEF Communications Department | May 12, 2016, 3:46 PM EST

La Baule, France – Members of the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team will compete this week in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CSIO5* La Baule in France. The competition is a designated observation event as part of the selection process for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team will include Lucy Davis, Margie Engle, Lauren Hough, and Todd Minikus. The U.S. has drawn fifth in the...

Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team Gives Valiant Effort for Second Place Tie at CSIO4* Coapexpan

by Dana Rossmeier | Apr 29, 2016, 6:47 PM EST

Richard Spooner and Big Red went double-clear (photo by Anwar Esquivel). Xalapa, Veracruz – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team consisting of Christine McCrea, Jonathan McCrea, Richard Spooner, and Ali Wolff nearly forced Mexico and Canada into a three-way jump-off at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CSIO4* Coapexpan today. However, Mexico’s Jose Antonio Chedraui Eguia went double-clear to secure the victory for Mexico, resulting in a two-way tie for second between the U.S. and...

USEF Names Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team for CSIO4* Coapexpan

by USEF Communications Department | Apr 20, 2016, 9:31 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations who will represent the United States on the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competition at CSIO4* Coapexpan, in Coapexpan, Mexico, April 28 through May 1, 2016. The following athletes and horses will represent the United States (listed alphabetically): Christine McCrea (East Windsor, Conn.) with Candy Tribble and Windsor Show Stables’...

USEF Names Short List for the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team

by USEF Communications Department | Apr 13, 2016, 4:34 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12 – June 26, 2016. The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team (in alphabetical order): Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Old Oak Farm’s Barron, a...