The U.S. Equestrian Federation will be well represented at the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final, April 17-21, as 12 U.S. show jumpers will head to Lyon, France.
As the reigning FEI World Cup Jumping Final champion, Beezie Madden is pre-qualified to defend her title in Lyon.
Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) will ride Abigail Wexner’s Simon. Simon is a 15-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding.
After 24 North American World Cup Qualifying Events throughout the 2013-2014 season, the following riders have qualified in this order in their respective leagues:
North America East Coast League:
Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) will ride Amalaya Investments’ Willow and Voyeur. Willow is an 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding. Voyeur is a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding.
McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) will ride Sagamore Farms’ Rothchild and Double H Farm’s HH Carlos Z. Rothchild is a 13-year-old Warmblood gelding. HH Carlos Z is a 12-year-old Zangersheide gelding.
Katie Dinan (Wellington, Fla.) will ride Grant Road Partners LLC’s Nougat du Vallet. Nougat du Vallet is a 13-year-old Selle Français gelding.
Brianne Goutal (New York, N.Y.) will ride Remarkable Farms LP’s Nice de Prissey and Zernike K. Nice de Prissey is a 13-year-old Selle Français stallion. Zernike K is a 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding.
Leslie Burr-Howard (Darian, Conn.) will ride Jane Clark’s Tic-Tac. Tic-Tac is an 11-year-old Belgian Sport Horse stallion.
Charlie Jayne (Elgin, Ill.) will ride Alex Jayne and Maura Thatcher’s Chill R Z. Chill R Z is an 11-year-old Zangersheide stallion.
Charlie Jacobs will ride CMJ Sporthorse LLC’s Flaming Star. Flaming Star is a 15-year-old Irish gelding.
North America West Coast League:
Saer Coulter (San Francisco, Calif.) will ride Copernicus Stables, LLC’s Springtime and Carmena Z. Springtime is a 15-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding. Carmena Z is a 14-year-old Zangersheide stallion.
Ashlee Bond Clarke (Hidden Hills, Calif.) will ride Little Valley Farms’ Chela LS and Klatte Zuchtoff & Little Valley Farms’ Agrostar. Chela LS is a 10-year-old La Silla mare. Agrostar is a 10-year-old Oldenburg stallion.
Jenni Martin-McAllister (Sun Valley, Calif.) will ride Granville Equine’s Casseur de Prix. Casseur de Prix is a 15-year-old Holsteiner gelding.
Additionally, Lucy Davis has qualified as an extra athlete out of the Western European League.
Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.) will ride Old Oak Farm’s Barron. Barron is a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding.