Shelly Francis

Shelly Francis

FEI Dressage World Ranking

Shelly FRANCIS is an American athlete and competes in Dressage.

Competing forUnited States of America - USA
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Number of starts: 193
Number of wins: 19
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Individual Rank 35
Team Rank 4
Year Venue Horse Individual Rank Team Rank
2018   FEI World Cup™ Final Paris Danilo 12
Discipline: Dressage Born: 2004 Studbook: HANN Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Dressage Born: 2003 Studbook: OLDBG Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Dressage Born: 2006 Studbook: WESTF Sex: Gelding
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
21/07/2018 Aachen CDI4* GP FS - Grand Prix Freestyle to Music Danilo 1 79.305
18/07/2018 Aachen CDI4* GP - Grand Prix Danilo 15 69.717
23/06/2018 Rotterdam CDI3* GPS - Grand Prix Special Danilo 4 70.426
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
FEI Dressage World Ranking Danilo 37 1962
FEI Dressage World Ranking Doktor 73 1755
FEI Dressage World Ranking Rubinio 759 72
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto "It is all about nurturing willingness in a horse. If you build a relationship based on trust and fairness, a horse will give you its all." (, 29 Jul 2016)
Ambitions To compete at the 2018 World Equestrian Games [WEG] in Tryon, NC, United States of America. (, 13 Jan 2018)
Other information GERMAN INFLUENCE
She believes the grant she received to go to Germany to ride at the farm of dressage trainer Johann Hinnemann was vital in her career in the sport. "I quickly realised he trained the horses classical, like the book I read to tatters as a teenager. He taught me one of the biggest life lessons on when a horse is making a mistake or when he is deliberately not trying for you. That for me was life changing, it totally changed how I train my horses." (, 13 Mar 2013)

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