Birth year: 2014
Laura Kraut is a member of the U.S. show jumping team, a seasoned international competitor and an Olympic champion. Her successful international show jumping career gives her a wealth of knowledge and the ability to coach juniors and amateurs to the highest level of global competition. Laura utilizes her hands-on experience to identify and develop prospective show jumpers to their full potential.
Photo credit - Shannon Brinkman
Laura conducted an interview with World of Showjumping where she discusses Team USA's Olympic qualification.
You can read the full interview here: https://www.worldofshowjumping.com/WoSJ-Exclusive-interviews/Laura-Kraut-There-is-a-lesson-to-be-learned-Don-t-give-up.html
Photo Credit - Incanto Sports and Shannon Brinkman Photography
It has been a phenomenal day for Team USA in Santiago, taking Team Gold, and qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Laura and Dorado 212 helped the team to victory with an immaculate double clear in the team competition.
The pair who were riding alongside their teammates; Karl Cook & Caracole de La Roque, Kent Farrington & Landon and McLain Ward & Contagious helped the team to finish on a total of 12.37 penalties, ahead of 2nd placed Canada who also qualified for Paris 2024, finishing on a total of 17.62 penalties.
Bisquetta and Laura finished at the top of the leaderboard this weekend in Chantilly.
Out of a field of 50 combinations, Laura and Bisquetta were drawn 42nd to go.
Bisquetta showed her talent and class, by jumping clear and heading through to the jump off.
Crossing the line in a time of 41.26, Laura and Bisquetta took the win, ahead of second placed fellow USA Team member, Giavanna Rinaldi and Parrandero.