WEG: Peter Wylde, U.S. Jumping

2002 World Equestrian Games team member bio: Peter Wylde, U.S. Show Jumping Team.
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2002 World Equestrian Games team member bio: Peter Wylde, U.S. Show Jumping Team.

Horse: FEIN CERA - 12 year-old, bay, mare, 1990, Holsteiner

Owner: The Fein Cera Group

Home: Maastricht, The Netherlands

Born: July 30, 1965

A native of Medfield, MA, Peter Wylde worked his way up in the junior rider ranks, earning the United States' highest junior honor when he won the Rolex-Maclay National Equitation Championship at the National Horse Show in Madison Square Garden in 1982. He has several grand prix wins to his credit, including a win in the President's Cup at the Washington International Horse Show in October 1996.

Wylde represented the U.S. Equestrian Team (USET) at the 1997 and 1999 World Cup Finals in Gothenburg, Sweden. In 1997, he also won a grand prix during the Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida, a feat he repeated in 1998 when he won the $50,000 FedEx Gold Coast Grand Prix on Macanudo Very Well St. George. In all, Wylde had three grand prix wins in 1998 and he placed second in the Cosequin I Love New York Grand Prix at Lake Placid, a USET World Equestrian Games Selection Trial.

In 1999, Wylde was Co-Champion of the $100,000 Rolex/USET Show Jumping Championship at the Bayer/USET Festival of Champions just before earning team and individual Silver medals at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. He won the Van Vlanderen Grand Prix in Belgium in December, 2000. In 2001, he tied for sixth place in the World Cup Final in Gothenburg, Sweden.

He earned a place on the USET squad for the 2002 Show Jumping World Championships at the World Equestrian Games by placing second in the selection trial standings on Fein Cera.

Career Highlights

2002