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USEF Announces U.S. Team for 2005 Samsung Super League

by Sarah Lane | Apr 5, 2005, 4:27 AM

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation has announced the team for the 2005 Samsung Super League competitions for “Tour #1,” La Baule, France (May 5-8); Rome, Italy (May 26-29); and CSIO St. Gallen, Switzerland (June 2-5). The team members listed in order of their ranking on the March 25th, 2005 USEF International Computer List, with first ranked horse also listed, are as follows:

Rider, Residence, Horse, Breeding

1. Laura Kraut (1st), Oconomoc, WI, Miss Independent (9th), Dutch Warmblood mare, (Kingston – Unknown)

2. Beezie Madden (3rd), Cazenovia, NY, Authentic* (8th), Dutch Warmblood gelding, (Guidam – Gerlinda)

3. Anne Kursinski (5th), Frenchtown, NJ, Roxana 112 (2nd), Hessen mare, (Rodgau – Loret)

4. Schuyler Riley (6th), Wellington, FL, Ilian (14th), KWPN Dutch Warmblood gelding, (Zuidhorn – Amara)

5. Georgina Bloomberg (9th), New York, NY, Riviera (13th), German bred gelding

Alternates in this order:
6. Christine Tribble (12th), Wellington, FL, Vegas (22nd), Dutch Warmblood stallion, (Voltaire – Dulisina)

7. Margie Engle (13th), Lake Worth, FL, Hidden Creek’s Alibi (32nd) Holsteiner, gelding, (Aurelio – Beluga)

8. Todd Minikus (16th), Loxahatchee, FL, Flier (15th) Warmblood gelding, (Suicouf de Revel – Neibka)

*Beezie Madden may also ride Conquest (23rd) or Judgement (94th) if Authentic is unavailable.

“We’re looking forward to going to La Baule, Rome, and St. Gallen with a great team which combines strong Olympic and international experience with fresh up-and-coming talent,” says Sally Ike, Director of Show Jumping at the USEF.

Leading the U.S. team as Chef d’Equipe will be one of the world’s most respected trainers and coaches, former international show jumping star George Morris.
~~~For more information, please contact Sarah Lane, Public Relations Manager at (859) 225-6974 or via e-mail at [email protected]. USEF press releases are available on our web site – www.usef.org.