The winning Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team at CSIO5* Mannheim (Karl-Heinz Frieler)
Mannheim, Germany – The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team was victorious today in the 100th Nations Cup of Germany, held at the Mannheim CSIO5* in Mannheim, Germany. The contest was exciting from start to finish as the talented all-female team of Laura Kraut, Beezie Madden, Kirsten Coe, and Lucy Davis were able to stave off the best efforts of Belgium and Germany, which received Silver and Bronze medals, respectively.
Calgary, AB, Canada – July 4, 2015 – The stars aligned for McLain Ward (USA) and HH Azur to earn a major victory in Saturday’s $400,000 ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows. There are not many major competitions left in the world that Ward has not won, but he will now have his name etched in history in one of the sport’s most prestigious events aboard a rising young star. Read more
The brand new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League was launched in Miami (USA) today by three of the biggest names in the sport – Beezie Madden, the most decorated US female equestrian athlete of all time and currently the only woman in the top 10 of the Longines world rider rankings, American Gold Cup winner and FEI Solidarity Ambassador Jessica Springsteen, and Hannah Selleck, team and individual gold medallist at young rider level and one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars. Read more
Las Vegas, N.V. – The 2015 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final concluded this afternoon with United States jumping elevating its status on the world stage, placing five athletes in the top 20, including three in the top 10. Twenty-nine starters came into the Thomas & Mack Center Arena in Las Vegas, N.V. for Round I with 20 moving forward to Round II, taking on two challenging tracks set by course designer Anthony D’Ambrosio. On a day when clear rounds were at a premium, the U.S. contingent proved its mettle.
Blackburn Architects, P.C., will join Animal Planet, Ariat, Fairfield Equine Associates and the Split Rock Jumping Tour as team sponsors of the first Best Performance Team Invitational on Friday evening, February 20, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida.