Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named four athlete-and-horse combinations for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup The Netherlands
and four combinations for the CDI3* at CHIO Rotterdam, June 21-23, 2018. In addition, two combinations will compete for the U.S. in the CDI-U25 competition as part of their Discover Dressage™ USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program membership.
The Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI3* will serve as a designated observation event for determining the 2018 The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018, which will take place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. Additional observation events include Leudelange CDI4*, July 3-8, and CHIO Aachen Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4*, July 17-22.
The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compose The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team in the Nations Cup (in alphabetical order):
Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Va.) and Lonoir, the 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding she owns with Mary Anne McPhail
Adrienne Lyle (Ketchum, Idaho) and Salvino, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion
Kasey Perry-Glass (Wellington, Fla.) and Goerklintgaards Dublet, Diane Perry’s 15-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding
Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Rosamunde, Four Winds Farm’s 11-year-old Rheinlander mare
The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compete in the CDI3* (in alphabetical order):
Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Danilo, Patricia Stempel’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding
Ashley Holzer (New York, N.Y) and Havanna 145, Diane Fellows’s 11-year-old Hanoverian mare
Peters and Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding
Additionally, Lyle and Horizon, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Oldenburg mare, will also compete.
The following athletes and horses will compete in the CDI-U25 (in alphabetical order):
Kerrigan Gluch (Wellington, Fla.) and Bolero CXLVII, Hampton Green Farm’s 14-year-old PRE stallion
Natalie Pai (Wellington, Fla.) and Unlimited, Melanie Pai’s 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding
The U.S. will also be represented at CHIO Rotterdam by the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup The Netherlands on Sunday, June 24.
The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.