Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum predicts in the Chronicle's World Games Preview issue that the battle for team gold will come down to Germany and the United States. Check in here to find out if she's right!
Five days of competition, nine rounds of jumping, and in the end the individual championship at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games came down the smallest of margins.
If you’re looking at the scores from today’s jumping at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, you’ll see Beezie Madden finished second. But starting tomorrow, it’s a whole new game. The top four come back, the scores are wiped, and they all trade horses to fight for individual show jumping medals. How do you prepare for something like that?
The show jumping for today is half over here at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, with 29 riders having just finished their first course on this final individual qualifying day.
U.S. rider Beezie Madden leads the way on Day 4 of show jumping—she'll be last of 29 in the ring.
Marlon Módolo Zanotelli knows he’s one of the luckiest riders out there. The 26-year-old Brazilian got the ride on Clouwni, his partner at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, thanks to a bout of unexpected patriotism, and he’s taking full advantage of the opportunity, sitting 11th after three days of competition.
You know they won bronze—now get a closer look at the people behind the scenes of the U.S. show jumping team!
With one less rail, it would've been gold. But with a single time penalty, there would've been no medal at all.
World No. 1 Scott Brash withdraws from individual competition at the World Games to save Hello Sanctos for another day.
Watch the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team get their game face on for the day's great result. They're sitting in second place, and this is what it looked like behind the scenes. Groom Alex Warriner and team equine physiotherapist Janus Marquis share their snaps.
“It was pressure, but it was fun pressure,” said Beezie Madden.
Yesterday Doda de Miranda hit bottom, literally.
McLain Ward started the U.S. day off right by posting a clear round with Rothchild.
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