Friday, May. 24, 2024

USEF Names Short List For Olympic Show Jumping Team

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12-June 26.

The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (in alphabetical order):

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The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12-June 26.

The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (in alphabetical order):

Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Old Oak Farm’s Barron, a 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding

Margie Engle (Wellington, Fla.) and Elm Rock Partners LLC’s Royce, a 12-year-old Oldenburg stallion

Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) with Robin Parsky and his own Gazelle, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare, and Amalaya Investments’ Voyeur, a 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.) and The Ohlala Group’s Ohlala, a 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood mare

Reed Kessler (Lexington, Ky.) and Kessler Show Stable’s Cylana, a 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare

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Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) with Old Willow Farms LLC’s Deauville S, a 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding, and Zeremonie, a 2007 Holsteiner mare

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) with Abigail Wexner’s Breitling LS, a 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion, Cortes ‘C’, a 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding, Quister, a 12-year-old Selle Francais gelding, and Simon, a 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

Todd Minikus (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Jack Snyder’s Babalou 41, an 11-year-old Oldenburg mare

Callan Solem (Glennmore, Pa.) and Horseshoe Trail Farm LLC’s VDL Wizard, a 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

McLain Ward (Brewester, N.Y.) with Double H Farm and Francois Mathy’s HH Azur, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare, and Sagamore Farm’s Rothchild, a 15-year-old warmblood gelding

Further information regarding the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team selection process can be found on USEF.org. All nominations to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team are subject to approval by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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