The 2000 U.S. Eventing Team – (l to r) Linden Weisman, David O’Connor, Karen O’Connor, and Nina Fout
The 2000 U.S. Dressage Team – (l to r) Sue Blinks, Guenter Seidel, Robert Dover, and Christine Traurig with Chef d’Equipe Jessica Ransehousen
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Sydney 2000 At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, the U.S. Dressage Team won the Bronze medal with Sue Blinks and Flim Flam, Robert Dover and Rainier, Guenter Seidel and Foltaire, and Christine Traurig and Etienne. The U.S. Eventing Team of Nina Fout and 3 Magic Beans, David O’Connor and Giltedge, Karen O’Connor and Prince Panache, and Linden Wiesman and Anderoo also earned a Team Bronze medal. David O’Connor and Custom Made won the Individual Eventing Gold medal.
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Athens 2004 The 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, were also a successful showing for the U.S. Equestrian Team, as all three teams ended up on the podium. The U.S. Dressage Team of Robert Dover and FBW Kennedy, Debbie McDonald and Brentina, Guenter Seidel and Aragon, and Lisa Wilcox and Relevant 5 won the Bronze medal. Darren Chiacchia and Windfall II, Julie Richards and Jacob Two Two, Kimberly Severson and Winsome Adante, Amy Tryon and Poggio II, and John Williams and Carrick made up the U.S. Eventing Team, which won the Bronze medal. Severson and Winsome Adante also took home the usef.org
PHOTOS: CHARLIE MANN (SYDNEY), USET FOUNDATION (ATHENS)
The 2004 U.S. Jumping Team (l to r) Chris Kappler, Peter Wylde, Beezie Madden, and McLain Ward