Friday, May. 31, 2024

BRONZE! Behind The Scenes Of World Games Show Jumping

You know they won bronze—now get a closer look at the people behind the scenes of the U.S. show jumping team!


U.S. riders were busy fighting for the Alltech FEI World Games team bronze medal today, but there are heroes back at the barns too! Alex Warriner, barn manager for U.S. show jumper Kent Farrington, and Janus Marquis, equine physiotherapist, have agreed to take Chronicle readers behind the scenes at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games with a photo tour each day. Check out what it’s like back at the barns!

Clark Shipley has worked for John and Beezie Madden for decades! You can read more about him in an article the Chronicle ran about this shy but mighty man. He’s posing with Cortes ‘C’ and Rothchild before the awards ceremony. Photo by Alex Warriner

McLain Ward’s right-hand man, Lee McKeever,
waits for the awards ceremony with Rothchild.
Photo by Alex Warriner
Groom Denise Moriarty gets Voyeur ready to jump.
Photo by Janus Marquis

The barn area at the Caen, France showgrounds. Photo by Janus Marquis

Lucy Davis polishing her boots.
Photo by Janus Marquis


Lucy Davis’s groom, Tasha Houghton,
canoodling with Barron. Photo by Janus Marquis

“Our fearless leaders! What a great job they do! Couldn’t do it without them!” Alex Warriner says of
Lizzy Chesson and Robert Ridland. 
Photos by Alex Warriner

Want to know more about Alex? Check out this profile of her that the Chronicle did in 2008! Want to know more about Janus? Take a look at the in-depth profile of her in theWorld Games Preview Aug. 18 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse!

Want to read all about the action in the ring? Check out the Chronicle’s coverage of the U.S. team’s bronze team medal!

Stay tuned to the Chronicle’s World Games hub for all the news from Normandy!




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