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Mac Cone

Full name: Malcolm "Mac" Cone
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: August 23, 1952 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Southern Ways Stable
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Jay Hayes.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F TPP JP TP R1P R2P
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

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F TPP IPP R1P R2P JP TP
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
2008 Summer 55 Beijing Equestrianism Canada CAN Ole Jump-Off 2 4 DNS
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