Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2024

Guess Who?

Can you identify these riders, short-listed for the 2008 Olympic show jumping team, from their junior days? (To view answers, click here)











Photo 1 - This rider still has the winning hand she was dealt in the junior hunter ring, although the fences she tackles now are much larger.











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Can you identify these riders, short-listed for the 2008 Olympic show jumping team, from their junior days? (To view answers, click here)

Photo 1 – This rider still has the winning hand she was dealt in the junior hunter ring, although the fences she tackles now are much larger.

Photo 2 – This rider has “haunted” the show rings from New Jersey to California and many places in between on her way to accolades in the hunter and grand prix ranks.

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Photo 3A – He’s faced many obstacles in his career, but none quite compare to this canine calamity in Vermont in 1989…

Photo 3B – …Even with the Jack Russell terrier still in hot pursuit, he cleared the fence on a second attempt.

Photo 4 – Her “brazen” domination in the hunter and jumper divisions has spanned four decades on both coasts, and her star performances continue on as does her love of the sport.

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Photo 5 – This rider—who once, somehow, fit on small ponies—would like to strike gold in Hong Kong this year.

Photo 6 – Her choice of attire may have evolved over the decades, but this rider’s polished position has always been in style.

Photo 7 – Don’t let his comical, longhaired appearance fool you, this rider has always been seriously focused on winning.

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