The United States are looking on form to pick up a team showjumping medal on home soil at the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.

Their team includes some extremely talented combinations, but don’t expect them to have it all their own way, as, in addition to the British squad, the Swiss, Germans and Dutch will all be fighting for a place on the podium.

United States team

  • McLain Ward and Sapphire
  • Laura Kraut and Cedric
  • Lauren Hough and Quick Study
  • Mario Deslauriers and Urico

The reserve is Candice King and Skara Glen’s Davos.

German team

  • Marcus Ehning and Plot Blue
  • Marco Kutscher and Cash
  • Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Checkmate
  • Carsten-Otto Nagel and Corradina

Janne-Friederike Meyer is the reserve with Cellagon Lambrasco.

Dutch team

  • Marc Houtzager and HBC Tamino or Opium VS
  • Harrie Smolders and Exquis Walnut de Muze
  • Eric van der Vleuten and VDL Groep Utascha SFN
  • Jur Vrieling and VDL Bubalu

The reserve is Leopold van Asten and VDL Groep Santana B.

Swiss team

  • Steve Guerdat and Trésor
  • Pius Schwizer and Carlina
  • Daniel Etter and Peu à Peu
  • Niklaus Schurtenberger and Cantus

The reserve is Jane Richard and Zekina Z.