Michael Hughes
USA

Michael Hughes

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Longines Rankings
177th
Age24
Competing forUnited States of America - USA
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Statistics

Jumping

Number of starts: 1143
Number of wins: 43
Only the results from 01 January 2010 included
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: OS Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2008 Studbook: HOLST Sex: Gelding
Discipline: Jumping Born: 2009 Studbook: ZANG Sex: Stallion
Date Show Event Competition Obs. Height Horse Position Score
14/04/2019 Opglabbeek CSI2* Grand Prix Table A 145 Big Star Jr Kz 36
14/04/2019 Opglabbeek CSIYH1* Table A 120 Ladycastle DIego 4
14/04/2019 Opglabbeek CSIYH1* Table A 135 La Boheme D'amour 46
Ranking/Standing Horse Rank Points
Longines Rankings 177 1023
FEI Jumping U25 Ranking 17 1023
Pan-American Rankings 176 1023
Biography
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
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FEI World Championships
Gold medal - First Place
Silver medal - Second place
Bronze medal - Third place
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