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Kimberly Severson

Medal record
Kimberly Severson
Kimberly Severson
Olympic Games
Silver Athens 2004 Individual Three-Day
Bronze Athens 2004 Team Three-Day

Kimberly ("Kim") Severson (born August 22, 1973 in Tucson, Arizona) is a highly successful international equestrian. She took several years of dressage lessons before training in eventing, and began with a background in Pony Club. One of her first upper level event horses was Jerry McGerry, whom she took intermediate.

Her most well known mount is the English Thoroughbred gelding Winsome Adante (aka “Dan”) owned by Linda Wachtmeister and Plain Dealing Farm. The pair won the Rolex Kentucky Three Day three times, an unmatched feat. Dan was retired in a ceremony at Rolex in 2008.[1]

She currently lives in Keene, Virginia.


  • 1999 Rolex Kentucky CCI*** First Place with Over the Limit
  • USEA’s Lady Rider of the Year 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005
  • 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain Team Gold with Winsome Adante
  • 2002 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** First Place with Winsome Adante
  • 2004 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** First Place (full format with steeplechase) with Winsome Adante
  • 2004 Athens Olympics Individual Silver Medal and Team Bronze with Winsome Adante
  • 2005 Rolex Kentucky CCI**** First Place with Winsome Adante
  • 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games 17th Individually with Winsome Adante - Team finished 4th
  • 2007 The Fork CICW-*** First Place with Winsome Adante
  • 2007 Badminton CCI**** Third Place with Winsome Adante


  1. [1], Horse & Hound website. 2007-11-12. Accessed 2008-06-09.


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