Laura Kraut

Laura Kraut

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1992 – Alternate at the Barcelona Olympic Games; 10th at the FEI World Cup Finals
2000 – Team 6th place at the Sydney Olympic Games
2001 – 1st in the Samsung Nations Cup
2003 – 5th in the FEI World Cup Finals; 4th in the Pan American Games Selection Trial
2005 – Team 1st place in the Samsung Super League Team; 40th at the FEI World Cup Finals
2006 – Team Silver in the World Equestrian Games; 16th at the FEI World Cup Finals
– Team Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympic Games
2010 – Competed at the Aachen World Equestrian Games

Notable Horses

Simba Run, Anthem, Miss Independent, Cedric, Zeremonie



USA Olympic Show Jumper

Laura Kraut is an Olympic show jumper and regular member on the U.S. Equestrian Team in international competition. She began riding as a child alongside her sister, Mary Elizabeth, who currently manages Laura’s business and assists her in coaching.

Over the course of her career, Laura has seen significant international success in the show jumping ring with more than 100 grand prix wins to her name.

Laura has represented the U.S. in international competition, including at the 2008 Olympic Games, where she won an gold medal in Beijing.

She was also a member of the silver medal winning team at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen.

Laura has been on numerous Nations Cup teams and competed at the World Cup Finals several times.