WEG: Darren Chiacchia -- U.S. Eventing

Darren Chiacchia represented the U.S. in the Three Day Event World Championship during the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG)in Jerez, Spain.
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Darren Chiacchia represented the U.S. in the Three Day Event World Championship during the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG)in Jerez, Spain.

Horse: R.G. Renegade - Bay Thoroughbred gelding (Selle Francais), 17.1 hands, 12 years old

Owner: Colleen Hofstetter

Home: Springville, NY

Born: September 18, 1965

Veteran rider Darren Chiacchia and Windfall added a win to their resume when the pair earned first place at Over The Walls Three-Day Event in Hardwick, MA, in 2001. Later that year, Chiacchia and Herz Prinz finished in second place at the Commonwealth International Three Day Event CCI* in The Plains, VA

Chiacchia and R.G. Renegade placed 15th in the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI**** in 1998 and then finished 7th in the USET Three-Star Spring Championship at Foxhall Farm in May 2000. R.G. Renegade was the USCTA Reserve Champion Horse of the Year in 1999.

Chiacchia has had consistent success over the years with top finishes at the United States' most prestigious events--the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Presented by Bayer, Fair Hill International and the MBNA Foxhall Cup.

Career Highlights

2002