Great Britain Leads FEI World Rankings, Martin & Symansky Top 10 for USA

Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.

The newest FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings have been released, and Great Britain now holds four of the top five slots on the list. Oliver Townend (GBR) still leads the way as World No. 1 with 554 points. Gemma Tattersall (GBR) is now ranked second with 462 points, followed by Ros Canter (GBR) in third with 420 points.

Tim Price (NZL) slipped one spot in the rankings to fourth with 416 points, while Sarah Bullimore (GBR) moved up to fifth with 413 points. Michael Jung (GER), who became World No. 1 in May 2015 and held the title up until last month, now sits sixth with 406 points.

Boyd Martin and Long Island T at Jersey Fresh. Photo by Jenni Autry.

Izzy Taylor (GBR), who is coming off a big win in the Tattersalls CCI3* at the weekend, sits seventh on 369 points. Boyd Martin (USA) has jumped back into the top 10 thanks to sweeping three classes at Jersey Fresh and now sits eighth with 361 points as the highest placed American rider.

Lynn Symansky (USA) has jumped into the top 10 for the first time in her career thanks to strong results this spring with Donner, RF Cool Play and Under Suspection. She is currently ranked 10th with 353 points. Congrats to Lynn and her team for achieving this milestone!

Lynn Symansky and Donner. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.

Looking to other American riders, Lauren Kieffer is tied for 11th with Mark Todd (NZL) on 337 points. Will Coleman sits 13th with 333 points. Buck Davidson is ranked 20th with 307 points to give the U.S. five riders in the top 20.

Selena O’Hanlon is tied for the 97th spot with 173 points as the highest ranked Canadian rider.

Click here to view the current FEI Eventing World Athlete Rankings. Go Eventing.