Full name: Malcolm "Mac" Cone
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: August 23, 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Southern Ways Stable
Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Jay Hayes.
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Mac Cone was a member of the silver medal winning jumping team (together with [Jill Henselwood], [Eric Lamaze], and [Ian Millar]), at the 2008 Olympic Games in China, where he rode [Ole], a 12-year-old Dutch gelding owned by Sara Houstoun and Larry Evoy. A two-time Olympian, Cone is the one of two riders to have ever competed as a member of both the Canadian Equestrian Team and the United States Equestrian Team.
A consistent performer on the international jumping scene for more than 30 years, Cone had a memorable equestrian career. In addition to his Olympic silver medal, other highlights include winning the 1996 Olympic Selection Trials at Spruce Meadows (Alberta, Canada) with Elute; becoming the highest-placed Canadian partnership at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the 2002 FEI World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain; silver medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, riding Melinda.
Cone started riding at age 10 and developed his skills under the guidance of renowned jumping coach and legendary horseman Bertalan de Nemethy. Recognized as well for his coaching abilities, Cone trained 1986 World Champion Gail Greenough. American-born, Cone married Canadian Brenley Carpenter in 1974 and moved to Canada in 1979. He operates Southern Ways Stables in Schomberg, Ontario where world champion riders are included as his clients.
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Mixed Jumping, Individual||Canada||CAN||52 QR|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Mixed Jumping, Team||Canada||CAN||16|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Mixed Jumping, Individual||Canada||CAN||AC QR|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Mixed Jumping, Team||Canada||CAN||2||Silver|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||Elute||Final Standings||52 QR|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||Elute||Qualifying Round||52||32.25|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||Elute||Qualifying Round||Round One||50T||8.25|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||Elute||Qualifying Round||Round Two||42T||12.00|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||Elute||Qualifying Round||Round Three||47T||12.00|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||Ole||Final Standings||AC QR|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||Ole||Qualifying Round||27T r2/3|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||Ole||Qualifying Round||Round One||1T||0||0||0|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||Ole||Qualifying Round||Round Two||34T||12||12||0|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Elute||Final Standings||16||24.00|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Elute||Round One||15||12.00|
|1996 Summer||43||Atlanta||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Elute||Round Two||16||12.00|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Ole||Final Standings||2||20||4||0||4|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Ole||Round One||4T||QU||16||12||12||0|
|2008 Summer||55||Beijing||Equestrianism||Canada||CAN||Ole||Round Two||1||4||0||0||0|