The greatest achievements and wins of Kent Farrington
KENT FARRINGTON CLAIMS LONGINES FEI AWARD FOR BEST JUMPING RIDER OF 2017
USA’s talented rider Kent Farrington set himself apart in some of the greatest show jumping competitions of 2017 and finished the year with a total of 3313 points in the Longines rankings ahead of Harrie Smolders (NED) with 2953 points and McLain Ward (USA) with 2903 points. The FEI celebrated Farrington’s impressive performances by presenting him the 2017 Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider Award.
MAJOR WINNER KENT FARRINGTON: “I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO WIN THIS GRAND PRIX FOR SO LONG”
The Rolex Grand Prix at the CHI Geneva 2017, regarded as the most esteemed indoor Grand Prix on the global equestrian circuit, was won by Rolex Testimonee and World Number One Kent Farrington aboard Gazelle.
Farrington’s First At The U.S. Open $216,000 Grand Prix, But Hurricane Victims Come Out On Top
As Creedance galloped into the ring to accept the blue ribbon announcer John Kyle revealed that Farrington had pledged his winnings to help the victims of the recent hurricanes. The $71,280 first-place check will be donated to Direct Relief, a top-ranked charity that works to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty and emergencies.
KENT FARRINGTON & U.S. SHOW JUMPING TEAM EARN SILVER AT RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES
The U.S. show jumping team didn’t just win team silver behind Team France at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, they did it one rider down. Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ withdrew from competition as the horse sustained a tendon injury in the initial team competition, leaving Kent Farrington and Voyeur, Lucy Davis and Barron, and McLain Ward and Azur to ride on Day 2 of team competition with no drop score.
FIFTH WIN IN NINE DAYS: KENT FARRINGTON AND VOYEUR WIN LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TOUR GRAND PRIX OF HAMBURG, PRESENTED BY H&M
It’s impossible not to smile in the midst of a friendly champagne fight. That was when Kent Farrington allowed himself the biggest grin of the day and a moment to celebrate in Hamburg, Germany. Standing there at the top of the podium at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Hamburg, he’d earned a smile and then some.
KENT FARRINGTON AND UCEKO WIN €200,000 LONGINES INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIX OF IRELAND AT DUBLIN HORSE SHOW
Kent Farrington and RCG Farm’s Uceko followed up on their second placed 2014 finish in the Longines International Grand Prix of Ireland to secure victory in the 2015 edition of the Discover Ireland Royal Dublin Horse Show’s final international competition.
FARRINGTON BECOMES THE FIRST AMERICAN TO CLAIM THE ROLEX IJRC TOP TEN FINAL
Rolex testimonee Kent Farrington was without question untouchable on Friday, December 11th, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland when he blew past the top riders in the world to bring home the United States’ first-ever Rolex International Jumping Riders Club Rolex Top Ten Final.
KENT FARRINGTON WINS BRONZE WITH TEAM USA AT ALLTECH WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES
The Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team won the Bronze medal at the FEI World Team Jumping Championship held as part of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano Stadium. The Team was composed of McLain Ward riding Rothchild, Kent Farrington riding Voyeur, Lucy Davis riding Barron, and Beezie Madden riding Cortes 'C'. The Netherlands won Team Gold while France won a Silver medal.
KENT FARRINGTON AND UCEKO WIN THE CUP OF THE CITY OF BARCELONA
The United States top world-ranked rider Kent Farrington has been proclaimed this night the winner of the Longines Cup of the City of Barcelona after setting himself apart from 37 other international combinations.
KENT FARRINGTON WINS PRESTIGIOUS ATCO POWER QUEEN ELIZABETH II CUP
On Saturday, July 5th, Kent Farrington rode to victory in the ATCO Power Queen Elizabeth II Cup, capturing his third Grand Prix in the past two Summer Series' at Spruce Meadows. Making the accomplishment even more remarkable was Farrington’s decision to ride Voyeur in Saturday’s Grand Prix instead of Uceko, the horse he had so much success with last season.
KENT FARRINGTON WINS $400,000 CN RELIABLITY GRAND PRIX FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
The biggest prize money purse on offer at the 'National' Tournament was in today's $400,000 CN Reliability Grand Prix, CSI-W 5*, and it was Kent Farrington (USA) who took home the winner's share for the second year in a row with Uceko.
KENT FARRINGTON CLAIMS THIRD US OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP CSIO5* VICTORY
What do you get when you gather the best riders at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival, ask them to tack up their best horses and ride in a major Grand Prix during Nations Cup Week? An amazing jump-off. In the end, it came down to the smallest of margins, with Kent Farrington taking the blue ribbon ahead of Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ by just 0.01 seconds.
KENT FARRINGTON WINS INAUGURAL STEPHEX MASTERS GRAND PRIX ABOARD WILLOW
As the last to go in a four-horse jump-off, Kent Farrington won the Stephex Masters Grand Prix aboard Willow (Guidam x Little Rock). It was a determined Farrington that went to work, after being second on the same horse in Friday's big class – losing out on a brand new Land Rover. This time around it was clear that the American rider wanted to make it to the top – and so he did.
KENT FARRINGTON AND MADISON WIN THE KL GRAND PRIX AT THE 2006 WORLD CUP FINALS IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
It was a vindicating story on April 29, 2006 for the USA team’s youngest representative at the 2006 FEI World Cup Jumping Final. Kent Farrington and the incredible mare Madison set an unbeatable pace and captured the win in the KL Grand Prix over five other combinations in the jump-off.
KENT FARRINGTON WINS THE HAMPTON CLASSIC GRAND PRIX SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
Bridgehampton, NY--September 4, 2013--Kent Farrington became the fifth rider in the 38-year history of the Hampton Classic to successfully defend his championship in the Classic's featured event, the $250,000 FTI Consulting Grand Prix and FEI World Cup™ Qualifier. Farrington topped the star-studded field on Zafira. He won the event in 2012 on Voyeur.
KENT FARRINGTON AND WILLOW WIN THE 2013 CREDIT SUISSE GRAND PRIX IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Friday the 13th proved lucky for U.S. rider Kent Farrington as he topped a hugely talented 18-horse jump-off to claim victory in the $225,013 Credit Suisse Grand Prix at the International CSI Geneva.
KENT FARRINGTON AND UCEKO WIN THE KING GEORGE V CUP IN HICKSTEAD, ENGLAND
It’s been a long time since anyone’s had taken the King’s Cup from British soil, but Kent Farrington brought it back to the U.S. after a spectacular victory in the Longines King George V Cup in 2011 at the Royal International Horse Show in Hickstead, England.