American show jumping star Margie Goldstein Engle has added another victory to its portfolio. Engle made another impressive performance this month. The American rider has won the FEI $35,000 Amalaya Investments 1.45 M Welcome at Lexington International CSI 2.
Riding the 18-year-old Indigo, Engle took the victory home in just 38.92 seconds. The pair has beaten a field of 57 horses and riders, who have tried their best to tackle the challenging track.
Following Engle were American rider Jack Hardin Towel and Carlo, who took the second slot with two penalty-free rounds. Third place went to Dominican Republic’s Hector Florentino and Venus.
About the American show jumping equestrian Margie Goldstein-Engle
The 60-year-old Margie Goldstein-Engle is an American show jumping rider and a record holder of major equestrian events. She was the only ten-time winner of the prestigious American Grandprix Association’s Rider of the Year award. Additionally, Engle has already won 6 World Cups, 20 Nations Cups, and was also the winner of the American Horse Shows Association’s 1991 Equestrian of the Year award.
Engle also won a silver medal with the U.S. Jumping team and competed for the US Olympic team in 2000 Olympics Game in Sydney. She also won the individual bronze medal at the 2003 Pan American Games and a silver medal with the US team in the 2006 World Equestrian Games.
In addition to Olympics games, Engle also set a record in the equestrian world. The American equestrian set the record for the biggest career show-jumping earnings, earning more than $4 million.
Additionally, Engle was also an all-time career leader when it comes to Grand Prix wins. The American rider has more than 195 Grand Prix victories. She also set the record for the most Grand Prix wins in a single season.
Last year, Engle snatched victories at Langley’s Thunderbird Show Park. Riding the stallion Royce, the 60-year-old rider won the Nation’s Cup and Atco Nations Finale.