Farrington and Werth hold on to World No.1 rankings in Show Jumping and Dressage
Despite a leg injury which has kept him out of action since mid-February, American Kent Farrington has retained the World No.1 armband in the latest Longines Rankings of CSI5* international Show Jumpers. But the Chicago native’s rivals are hot on his heels, notably the Netherlands’ Harrie Smolders in second place. McLain Ward also holds steady as the third-ranked rider on the planet.
Farrington’s compatriot Ward, winner of the 2017 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final in Omaha with HH Azur, has retained his third place after several placings in Grand Prix and numerous intermediate classes in Wellington and Ocala, Florida since the start of the year. And broadly speaking, the top 50 has not changed much over the past month aside from the notable ascents of Israel’s Daniel Bluman, who has risen no less than nine spots to 38th, and Brazil’s Yuri Mansur, who makes a big jump from number 51 to 39.