Marilyn Little is one of the few riders to have represented the US Equestrian Team in two disciplines – Show Jumping and Eventing - and secured both Individual and Team Gold Medals for Team USA at the 2015 Pan American Games.
After beginning her International career in Show Jumping at age 16 in 1997, she debuted on the US Team at the age of 18 and has to date has amassed over 50 Grand Prix and International victories, including the 5* Mercedes Benz Derby of Spruce Meadows (CAN), the 5* North American Championship, 5* Horseware Grand Prix of Tryon, and Leading Rider Awards in Dublin (IRE) and Madison Square Garden.
In 2010 Marilyn tried her hand at Three Day Eventing, and by 2012 was listed for the Olympic Team. After setting a world record for consecutive International competitions won, Marilyn was named to the 2015 Pan American Eventing Team with her partner RF Scandalous where they earned both Individual and Team Gold Medals. After major career victories continued at the US Fall Eventing Championships at Fair Hill and the US National Eventing Championship at the 5* Kentucky 3 Day Event, Marilyn and Scanalous were named to the 2018 World Championship Team. By 2020 Marilyn had secured more than 25 International Eventing victories across 10 countries, posted the historical best dressage score at the Land Rover Kentucky 3-Day Event, and represented the US at four of the world’s six 5*-level competitions: Burghley (GBR), Lexington (USA), Pau (FRA), and Luhmuhlen (GER).