Kent Farrington on Horsemanship, Horse Care, and Equine Welfare
Olympic team silver medalist Kent Farrington, a member of the U.S. show jumping team, received the new Longines Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World’s Best Jumping Rider award last month in Paris, France.
Farrington took over the number one slot in the Longines World Rankings in May 2017 and remained at the top of the elite list for the rest of the year. He finished the year with 3,313 points, earning him his honorable title during the inaugural ceremony of the FEI World Cup Finals 2018 held in Paris’s Hôtel de Ville.
During the event The Horse conducted an exclusive interview with Farrington, in which he discussed what kind of horsemanship goes into being the world’s top rider, how recognizing your horse’s individuality is key, and
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