Name: McLain Ward
Sport: Equestrian
Discipline(s): Show Jumping
Event(s): Individual, Team (with HH Azur)
Height: 5-9
Weight: 155
DOB: 10/17/1975
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, N.Y.
Hometown: Brewster, N.Y.
High School: Greenwich Country Day School (New York, N.Y.) ‘93
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); three-time Olympic medalist (2 golds, 1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (team); T-9th (individual) – with Azur
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, T-6th (team); T-29th (individual) – with Antares F
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (team); 6th (individual) – with Sapphire
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (team); 27th individual – with Sapphire
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – bronze (team); 5th (individual)
  • Years of participation: 2006 (Sapphire), 2010 (Sapphire), 2014 (Rothchild)
  • Medals: 2 (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Silver – 2006 (team)
  • Bronze – 2014 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (individual); bronze (team) – with Rothchild
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (team); 4th (individual) – with Nikita F
Personal: Son of Barney Ward and Kristine Lindsey...Has two brothers, Jay and Dylan...Married Lauren Ward on Oct. 10, 2008...Trains at Castle Hill Farm...Hobbies include playing golf and basketball.