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US Equestrian Announces U.S. Endurance Team for FEI Endurance World Championship for Young Riders & Juniors

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jul 11, 2019, 10:23 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the U.S. Endurance Team for the FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors on September 18 in Pisa, Italy. Mark Dial will serve as chef d’equipe.

Kate Baldino (Marietta, Ga.) riding Traction, Melody Blittersdorf’s nine-year-old Arabian gelding

Kate Bishop (Raleigh, N.C.) riding LR April Breeze, Lisa Green’s 12-year-old Arabian mare

Kimberly Loutzenheiser (LaGrange, Ga.) riding DM Michaelangelo, Rae Shumate-Tysor’s 10-year-old Arabian gelding

Maria Muzzio (Clifton, Va.) riding Landroval, Natalie Muzzio’s nine-year-old Arabian gelding

Alex Shampoe (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Dude Free Gold, Valerie Kanavy’s 11-year-old Arabian gelding

Competition Information

The 2019 FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors CH-M-YJ-E 120km is a prestigious 120-kilometer competition held at the San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy, during the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle event. The CH-M-YJ-E 120km will award both team and individual honors.

View more information about the FEI Endurance World Championships for Young Riders & Juniors.

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