The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team has won gold at FEI Nations Cup CSIO5* Dublin on Friday. The team consisted of Lauren Hough and Ohlala, The Ohlala Group’s 13-year-old Swedish Warmblood mare, Lillie Keenan and Super Sox, Chansonette Farm LLC’s 11-year old Hanoverian gelding, Laura Kraut and Confu, St. Bride’s Farms’ 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding, and Beezie Madden and Darry Lou, Abigail Wexner’s nine-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion.
The USA team was the only to produce a total of zero penalties in this Nations Cup Division I leg.
France followed as runner-up with a total of five points. Only Olivier Robert and his 13-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding, Eros (by Querlybet Hero) produced a double clear round. Both Kevin Staut (For Joy van ‘t Zorgvliet, by For Pleasure) and Marc Dilasser (Cliffton Belesbat, by Clinton) had one clear round.
The orange show jumping riders, the Dutch, placed third. For the Dutch Michael Greeve and his 14-year-old KWPN-mare, Whitney BB (by Nabab de Reve) produced a double clear round. Also Doron Kuipers and Charley (by Calido I) restored with a faultless second round. The Dutch collected a total of seven points.