Bert de Nemethys First Core U.S. Show Jumping Team 1957-1960


From 1957 to 1960 Bert de Nemethy’s first core U.S. Show Jumping Team consisted of Bill Steinkraus, George Morris, Frank Chapot & Hugh Wiley. During this period, Gordon Wright, one of the founding fathers of modern riding and the forward seat, documented on film these legendary riders and their incredible horses. Take a look back at this amazing original footage (over 50 years old) as our team competes in New York, Chicago, Dublin and Aachen. put together this video for the Show Jumping Hall of Fame where it plays in their museum in Kentucky. This is a condensed version of a full length feature that will be coming to this site soon.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 17 seconds


Gordon Wright - click for more information

Bertalan de Nemethy - click for more information

William Steinkraus - click for more information

George Morris - click here for his bio and other video topics

Frank Chapot

Hugh Wiley

“Riviera Wonder”

“Ksar d’Esprit”

“Night Owl”


“Tally Ho”


“Master William”


In November of 2019, George H Morris was deemed by Safe Sport to be Permanently prohibited from participating in any activities and competitions that USEF licenses, endorses, or sponsors due to allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. George Morris has no financial interests in the educational material he has presented or participated in on and we leave it up to the subscriber to view or not view his contributions.

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