U.S. Equestrian is pleased to announce the combinations selected to represent the U.S. Jumping Team at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as part of Team USA in Tokyo, Japan. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland and Team Leader Lizzy Chesson. Competition will begin on August 3 and continue through August 7 at the Equestrian Park venue.
The following athlete-and-horse combinations will represent the United States at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and are listed in alphabetical order:
◆ Kent Farrington, of Wellington, Fla., with Gazelle, a 15-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare owned by Kent Farrington & Robin Cleary Parsky
◆ Laura Kraut, of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., with Baloutinue, an 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by St. Bride’s Farm
◆ Jessica Springsteen, of Los Angeles, Calif., with Don Juan van de Donkhoeve, a 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion owned by Stone Hill Farm
◆ McLain Ward, of Brewster, N.Y., with Contagious, a 12-year-old German Warmblood gelding owned by Beechwood Stables, LLC
All team nominations are subject to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee approval.
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