McLain Ward

Team USA Reigns Supreme in Furusiyya Nations Cup at Ocala

Team USA won today’s second leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2016 series on home ground at Ocala, Florida (USA), but had to rely on anchor rider, Beezie Madden, to clinch it with a last-to-go effort with Breitling LS. On a day of very mixed fortunes, and with many inexperienced horses and riders […]

McLain Ward Wins $75,000 Big Ben Challenge

McLain Ward of the United States scored yet another victory in the $75,000 Big Ben Challenge, presented by Hudson’s Bay Company, on Saturday night, November 14, to close out international show jumping competition at the Royal Horse Show®, held as part of The 93rd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON. A total of […]

McLain Ward Captures $132,000 Longines FEI World Cup Toronto

McLain Ward of the United States scored his third consecutive victory in the $132,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Toronto on Wednesday, November 11, at the Royal Horse Show®, held as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in downtown Toronto, ON. Ward of Brewster, NY, topped a two-horse jump-off to claim victory in the […]

McLain Ward and Rothchild Repeat Victory in $210,000 CP Grand Prix

For the second year in a row, USA’s McLain Ward and Rothchild emerged victorious in the $210,000 CP Grand Prix during the ‘Continental’ Tournament at Spruce Meadows. It all came down to the wire in the tournament’s final event on Sunday, as Ward and Rothchild went last in an 11-horse jump-off to win by nine […]

Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts Takes the $75,000 GroupBy Big Ben Challenge

The initial track of 16 jumping efforts set at 1.60m by course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil, was set with a tight time allowed of 79 seconds. The first two riders in the ring (Canada’s Ian Millar and Quentin Judge for the United States) both jumped clean, but for one single time fault. Fortunately American […]

Sapphire Passes Away

American rider McLain Ward’s talented two-time Olympic gold medal partner, Sapphire, has died. Ward posted this notice on his Facebook page today: “With a very heavy heart I have to share that Sara has passed away this morning due to complications from colic. Our entire Castle Hill family and every person she has touched has […]