In 2008, Kraut and Cedric qualified for the 2008 US Olympic Team, where they contributed to the U.S. Show Jumping Team Gold Medal. Cedric continues to prove himself a superior equine athlete in show rings around the world, capturing four prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) Grand Prix and finished third place for the 2013 GCT. Laura believes he is one of the "best athletes in the world".

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Andretti S

One of Kraut’s most competitive mounts; Andretti S was unveiled in 2014 during the Winter Equestrian Festival. He was purchased through the Stars and Stripes syndicate of which Cherry Knoll is a shareholder. He continues to shine in the show jumping ring at home and abroad. Kraut is preparing the gelding to one-day fill Olympic Champion Cedric’s shoes as her top international competitor.

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This flashy up-and-coming young horse is an equine athlete that Kraut believes has outstanding potential. Constable recently placed second in the Chantilly CSI5*, showing his ability to clear rounds with ease. Constable is slowly developing into a highly competitive jumper.

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