Tucker Johnson of Oldwick, NJ, was named USET Athlete of the Month for July for his win at CAI Riesenbeck June29 - July 2 in Germany.
Johnson and his team owned by Mr. and Mrs. James L. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Duke, defeated a field of 36 international drivers.
Johnson, who was the only U.S. driver competing at Riesenbeck, took the lead during the dressage phase with a score of 36.64 penalties. After finishing seventh in the marathon phase with a score of 76.52, he secured his victory
with a 5.00 penalty score in the cones phase. His final score of 120.16 was more than two points ahead of Sweden's Tomas Eriksson who finished second with a score of 122.70. Belgium's Gert Schrijvers finished third with a score of 125.68.
Johnson was ranked third in the world in 1999 on the FEI Four-In-Hand list, and was recently named by the USET (along with James Fairclough and Bill Long) to represent the United States at the FEI World Four-In-Hand Championship in Wolfsburg, Germany, August 24-27. In 1998, he was fifth at
the World Four-In-Hand Championship in Rome. He is also the reigning USET Four-In-Hand Champion, having won the Championship in 1998 and 1999.
10/8/1999 Tucker Johnson Ranked Third on FEI World Four-In-Hand Driving List
8/31/1998 Tucker Johnson USET Athlete of the Month, August 1998