Best of JN: World Cup Rookie Profiles

Get the scoop on the World Cup Finals first-timers in the show jumping, courtesy of our sister site Jumper Nation!

Gregory Wathelet. PC: Michael Kramer/cc

It’s World Cup Finals Week! We’re thrilled to be profiling the new faces heading to Omaha this year, and we couldn’t be more excited for these riders taking their first crack at glory. We’ll be bringing you exclusive profiles on as many rookie pairs as possible – take a look at the riders we’ve profiled so far with links to their full profiles below!

World Cup Rookies: Olivier Robert Gives Up Business, Soccer, Best Horses to Reach World Cup

Name: Olivier Robert
Age: 40
Horse: Quenelle Du Py (13 yo Selle Francais/Anglo Arab, Mare)
World Cup Qualifying Division: Western European League

World Cup Rookies: Christopher Surbey Will Celebrate 30th Birthday at Omaha- Can He Pair that With a Win?

Name: Christopher Surbey
Age: 29
Horse: Chalacorada
Qualifying Division: North American Western Sub-League

World Cup Rookies: Success is a Family Affair for Christian Heineking

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Name: Christian Heineking
Age: 37
Horse: NKH Calango (13 yo Oldenburg gelding)
World Cup Qualifying Division: North American Eastern Sub-League (Extra)

World Cup Rookies: Gregory Wathelet and Recently Reunited Forlap Have Their Eyes on the Prize

Name: Gregory Wathelet
Age: 34
Horse: Forlap
World Cup Qualifying Division: Western European League

Check out all of Jumper Nation’s World Cup Coverage at the link below, and Go Jumping!

JN FEI World Cup Coverage

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