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Chris Kappler

Chris Kappler

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Full name: Chris Kappler
Nationality: 22x20px United States
Discipline: Show jumping
Born: 9, 1967 (1967-02-09) (age 49)
St. Charles, IL, U.S.
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
159 lb (Template:Convert/kg stlb)

Chris Kappler (born February 9, 1967) is an American equestrian who competes in the sport of show jumping He is an Olympic gold and silver medalist. Kappler was the rider of Royal Kaliber (until his euthanasia in 2004). Kappler is a resident of Pittstown, New Jersey.[1]

At the 2004 Olympic Games, Kappler won a silver medal in Individual Jumping and won the gold medal as part of the United States team in Team jumping. Chris Kappler won the Budweiser Invitational in Tampa on his horse VDL Oranta a 13-year-old Dutch-bred mare, in 2009.


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