Posts tagged as: Rich Fellers

U.S. Jumpers Set for Sweden

Flexible looks very careful as he clears a vertical jump with Rich Fellers.

Eleven of the United States’ best show jumping riders are heading to Gothenburg, Sweden in hopes of being named the 2013 Rolex/FEI World Cup Final champion. Included in the U.S. contingent is reigning champion Rich Fellers. In addition to Fellers, riding under the supervision of the newly installed U.S. show jumping team chef d’equipe Robert […]

Wistful FEI Win for Bond

Ashlee Bond and Wistful clear a jump.

Course designer Florencio Hernandez of Mexico said before the start of the $54,500 HITS Grand Prix CSI-W 2* that ideally there would be one clear round, and he got his wish with a single textbook turn by Ashlee Bond and Wistful. Bond was one among 24 riders to tour the track with rails intact and […]

Guerdat Gets Individual Gold

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Steve Guerdat of Switzerland and Nino de Buissonnet won the Individual Olympic Gold Medal for show jumping today in London, delivering two clear rounds over a very exacting course. Gerco Schroder of the Netherlands took Silver riding Landor S, and Ireland’s Cian O’Connor got Bronze, for his ride on Blue Lloyd 12. At the end […]

Team USA Assesses Its Rounds

McLain Ward and his great grey hores, Antares F

The top eight teams from Sunday’s jumping will contest three coveted medal slots today. The U.S. barely squeeked by, riding in on a two-way tie for seventh. A stellar performance combined with the frontrunners spilling an abundance of rails could see the USA atop the podium, though admittedly, it’s a longshot. But hey, Germany and […]

Saudi Team Leads Olympic Jumping

A grey horse leaps over a Liverpool

A strong performance by Saudi Arabia and a resurgent team USA were the big news out of day two of Olympic Show Jumping, the highlight of which was a second clear round from Rich Fellers and Flexible. Saturday’s contest was the first of three rounds with scores that will count toward team medals. After round […]

Dutch Rock While U.S. Rolls Day 1 of Olympic Jumping

Rich Fellers and Flexible sail over an oxer.

The Netherlands  led the pack in the first day of Olympic show jumping  Aug. 4 and will be a force to contend with as the group moves on to team competition Aug. 5-6. Germany, the U.K. and Switzerland also did very well. The U.S. got off to a strong start with clean rounds by McLain […]

Jumpers Trotted Out at Olympics

Rich Fellers and Flexible make a dashing duo at the veterinary jog.

Ninety show jumping horses from 26 countries got their first glimpse of the main arena for the Olympic Games in Greenwich Park when they were presented before the Ground Jury at the jog on Aug. 2. The The U.S. Team looked sharp under the care of veterinarian Dr. Tim Ober, farrier Dr. Todd Meister, physiotherapist […]

US Riders Reign at Spruce

Flexible looks very careful as he clears a vertical jump with Rich Fellers.

U.S. riders Rich Fellers, Richard Spooner and Reed Kessler rocked day one of the Spruce Meadows North American, winning three big classes at the event, which kicked off July 4 and runs through July 8 in Calgary. On July 5  it was countryman McLain Ward and Rothchild that won the $35,000 1.60m PwC Cup, while […]

USEF Jumps to Olympics

You can see the whites of their eyeballs, showing grace under pressure: Rich Fellers and Flexible

Today’s USEF ranked list for the U.S. Olympic reveals who got their tickets punched for London 2012:  Rich Fellers, Beezie Madden, Reed Kessler, McLain Ward and Charlie Jayne are poised to ship out as the U.S. Show Jumping Team. Sitting at No.’s 4 Ward and Antares F have  Jayne and Chill RZ breathing down their […]

Fellers and Flexible Olympic-Bound

Rich Fellers and Flexible clear a jump at Spruce Meadows.

Rich Fellers and Flexible aced their fourth and last Olympic observation event of 2012, winning in the $200,000 CN Grand Prix CSI-W at Spruce Meadows in Calgary on Saturday, June 16. The pair topped a field of 36 including 11 U.S. Olympic long list contenders. Kent Farrington and Uceko placed second, Reed Kessler and Mika […]

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