Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Aachen CCIO4*-S during CHIO Aachen, July 19-20 in Aachen, Germany. Erik Duvander will serve as the chef d’equipe.
Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) and Z, an 11-year-old Zangersheide gelding owned by Thomas Tierney, Simon Roosevelt, Suzanne Lacy, Caroline Moran, and Ann Jones
Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) and Deniro Z, The Deniro Syndicate & Ocala Horse Properties’ 11-year-old KWPN gelding
Caroline Martin (Miami Beach, Fla.) and Islandwood Captain Jack, a 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by Caroline and Sherrie Martin
Originally selected to compete, Tamie Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) withdrew Wembley, Kevin Baumgardner’s 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, due to a minor veterinary concern. In the best interest of the team and Wembley, Smith will rest him in preparation for future events.
The FEI Eventing Nations Cup Aachen CCIO4*-S will take place during the 2019 World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen. The dressage and jumping phases will take place Friday, July 19, while the cross-country phase will close out the competition on Saturday, July 20.
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