Short List for U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team Announced

McLain Ward and HH Azur have been named to the U.S Show Jumping Olympic Short List
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Wednesday 13 April - 16h17 | Meghan Blackburn

Short List for U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team Announced

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named 10 riders (with one horse, or in some cases multiple) to the Short List for the Show Jumping Team at this summer's Olympic Games in Rio.  

 - Short List for U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team Announced

Todd Minikus and Baloubet 41.
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These selected riders and horses are required to compete in events designated by the USEF, which take place May 12-June 26 in Europe.

The events are:
CSIO***** La Baule (FRA), May 12-15, 2016

  1. CSIO***** Rome (ITA), May 26-29, 2016
  2. CSIO5***** St. Gallen (SUI), June 2-5, 2016
  3. CSIO***** Rotterdam (NED), June 22-26, 2016 

The Short List

The Short List - Short List for U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team Announced

Reed Kessler and Cylana.
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The Short Listed riders and horses are:
 

Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Old Oak Farm's Barron, a 2004 Belgian Warmblood gelding
 
Margie Engle (Wellington, Fla.) and Elm Rock Partners, LLC's Royce, a 2004 Oldenburg stallion
 
Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) with Robin Parsky and his own Gazelle, a 2006 Belgian Warmblood mare, and Amalaya Investments' Voyeur, a 2002 KWPN gelding
 
Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.) and The Ohlala Group's Ohlala, a 2004 Swedish Warmblood mare
 
Reed Kessler (Lexington, Ky.) and Kessler Show Stables' Cylana, a 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare
 
Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) with Old Willow Farms, LLC's Deauville S, a 2006 Holsteiner gelding, and Zeremonie, a 2007 Holsteiner mare
 
Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) with Abigail Wexner's Breitling LS, a 2006 Dutch Warmblood stallion, Cortes 'C', a 2002 Belgian Warmblood gelding, Quister, a 2004 Selle Francais gelding, and Simon, a 1999 KWPN gelding
 
Todd Minikus (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Jack Snyder's Babalou 41, a 2005 Oldenburg mare
 
Callan Solem (Glennmore, Pa.) and Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC's VDL Wizard, a 2003 KWPN gelding
 
McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) with Double H Farm & Francois Mathy's HH Azur, a 2006 Belgian Warmblood mare, and Sagamore Farm's Rothchild, a 2001 Warmblood gelding

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