US Equestrian Announces U.S. Show Jumping Team for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA 2018
US Equestrian (USEF) has named the following athletes to the U.S. Show Jumping Team for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA CSIO5*, taking place at HITS Post Time Farm
in Ocala, FL. The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA is the finale to the Ocala Winter Festival running Tuesday, February 13-18.
Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, NY): Madden is a four-time Olympic medalist and has been a member of the US Nations Cup team for the past three years at HITS Ocala.
McLain Ward (Brewster, NY): Ward is a four-time Olympic medalist and as been a member of the US Nations Cup team for the past three years at HITS Ocala. He is also a three time winner of the HITS $1 Million Grand Prix.
Lauren Hough (Wellington, FL): Hough is a two-time Pan American Games medalist and competes annually in Nations Cup competitions throughout the world. She also was the Great American $1 Million Grand Prix winner in 2017.
Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, FL): Kraut is an Olympic medalist, who made her debut in Sydney in 2008, leading to a Team Gold. Kraut has proudly represented the U.S. at World Championships and in numerous Nations Cup competitions.
Devin Ryan (Long Valley, NJ): Ryan has won a number of prestigious Grand Prix, including the $216,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New YorkHe is currently ranked 8th in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping standings.