Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes

Longines Rankings
Competing forUnited States of America - USA
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Number of starts: 593
Number of wins: 20
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2011 Studbook: SF Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2010 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Mare
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2005 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Stallion
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
08/12/2017 Opglabbeek CSIYH1* Table A 115-125 Cornados 17
08/12/2017 Opglabbeek CSIYH1* Table A 115-125 Zeppelin Du Sud Z 37
07/12/2017 Opglabbeek CSIYH1* Two Phases 115-125 Zeppelin Du Sud Z 44
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Pan-American Rankings 794 130
Longines Rankings 340 555
Combination in Jumping Cornetto 36 2804 45
General Interest
Nicknames Mike, Mikey (Facebook profile, 20 Nov 2014; horsesdaily.com, 30 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours He was presented with the 2015 Maxine Beard Show Jumping Rider Award by the US Equestrian Team [USET] Foundation. The selection was based on his competitive record and potential to represent the United States in international competition. (nj.com, 30 Mar 2015)

He was the overall winner of the US Equestrian Federation [USEF] Show Jumping Talent Award for 2013. (USEF, 07 Oct, 2013)
Famous relatives His father Eamonn and his mother Kathy have both worked as professional horse trainers. (nj.com, 30 Mar 2015)
Other information BELGIAN MOVE
In 2016 he moved to Bocholt, Belgium to work at Enda Carroll's Ashford Farm. "Living in Belgium [is] a lot of fun. I have a lot of really nice horses, a lot of eight-year-olds, and one or two older horses to show." He had previously spent time working for Dietmar Gugler in Germany, and for Missy Clark in the United States of America. (nfstyle.com, 26 Jun 2017; worldofshowjumping.com, 25 Jun 2017)

Medals description

Olympic Games
Gold medal - First place Gold medal - First place
Silver medal - Second place Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place Bronze medal - Third place
Ranked Ranked
FEI World Equestrian Games™
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place