WEG 2002: John Williams - U.S. Eventing Team

World Equestrian Games (WEG) rider bio: John Williams, U.S. Three Day Event Team
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World Equestrian Games (WEG) rider bio: John Williams, U.S. Three Day Event Team

Horse:Carrick, Chestnut Thoroughbred cross gelding (USA), 17.0 h, 10 years old

Owner: John Williams

Home:Middleburg, VA

Born:April 4, 1965

John Williams is both an internationally experienced eventer and a recognized AHSA "R" Combined Training course designer. Williams was a member of the 1991 U.S. Equestrian Team at the Pan American Three Day Event Championship in Chatsworth, GA. At 23, he was just one year out of college when he won the intermediate CCI National Championship at Radnor in 1988.

Having trained with Jimmy Wofford, Jack LeGoff and Karen and David O'Connor, he has been repeatedly named among the top ten USCTA Rider of the Year rankings, including 4th in 1995. Williams has also designed and built a number of facilities including the 1995 Pan Am Games Selection Trial, Sharpton Stables, FL; the 1999 Pan Am Games Selection Trial, Great Meadows, VA; the Loudoun Hunt, VA, Preliminary-Intermediate HT.

Williams had two impressive finishes in April 2002. He rode Sloopy to a sixth-place finish in the USET Three Star Spring Championship at the MBNA Foxhall Cup CCI*** and then rode Carrick to a second-place finish at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bayer CCI****.

Career Highlights

2002