Jessica Newberry Ransehousen (2001)
In recognition of her success in international dressage competition and her leadership of national equestrian organizations. She competed for the United States in three Olympic Games and at one Pan American Game, and won the USET National Dressage Championship twice. Ms. Ransehousen was the Chef d' Equipe for the US Dressage Team at three Olympic Games, two World Equestrian Games, and two Pan American Games. She served with distinction for many years as chairman of both the USET and AHSA Dressage Committees.
No stranger to international competition, and a FEI "I" judge herself, Jessica Ransehousen has represented the U.S. in three Olympic Games (1960, 1964, and 1988) as well as in the 1959 Pan American Games. She served as chef d'equipe for the U.S. dressage team at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympic Games, at the 1990 and 1994 World Equestrian Games, and at the 1991 and 1995 Pan American Games. Read more