In honor of the FEI World Cup kicking off this week in Paris, France, we’re rewinding to last year to relive the thrill of McLain Ward’s victory with HH Azur!

McLain WARD (USA) rides HH AZUR in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final II , Omaha USA, March 31 2017

Photo Cara Grimshaw/FEI

One year ago, the eyes of the show jumping world were focused on Omaha, Nebraska, host of the 2017 FEI World Cup in show jumping and dressage. Germany’s Isabel Werth won the dressage handily, breaking into the 90% range and besting USA’s Laura Graves by a full five points.

In the…