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US Equestrian Names U.S. Vaulting Team for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Aug 31, 2018, 11:48 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has named the following combinations to the FEI World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018 U.S. Vaulting Team. The U.S. will be represented in the Individual Female, Individual Male, Pas de Deux, and Squad Championships.

The following horse-and-athlete combinations have been named to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Individual Female Championship (in alphabetical order):

Tessa Divita (Portola Valley, Calif.) and Pino del Rio, Julie and Edward Divita’s 14-year-old Westphalian gelding
Mary McCormick (Cañon City, Colo.) and Paris, her 14-year-old Percheron mare
Elizabeth Osborn (Menlo Park, Calif.) and Atterupgaards Sting, James and Linda Bibbler’s 16-year-old Oldenburg gelding

The following athlete has been named as the reserve to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team for the Individual Female Championship:

Emily Rose (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

The following horse-and-athlete combinations have been named to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Individual Male Championship (in alphabetical order):

Daniel Janes (Moss Beach, Calif.) and Duke Wilhem, Sydney Frankel’s 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding
Colton Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and Zygo, Jill and Kimberly Palmer’s 14-year-old KWPN gelding
Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) and Sir Charles, Sydney Frankel’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding

The following athlete has been named as the reserve to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team for the Individual Male Championship:

Geoffrey Woolson (Tujunga, Calif.)

The following horse-and-athlete combinations have been named to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Pas de Deux Championship (in alphabetical order):

Daniel Janes and Haley Smith (Parker, Colo.) with Palatine, Sydney Frankel’s 20-year-old Westphalian gelding
Kathryn Keville (Cotati, Calif.) and Florence Rubinger (Santa Rosa, Calif.) with Revlon, Kathryn and Sean Keville’s 20-year-old Warmblood gelding

The following athletes have been named to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Squad Championship (in alphabetical order):

Pacific Coast Vaulters with Diva 506, the Pacific Coast Vaulting Club’s 15-year-old Oldenburg mare

Daniel Janes
Audrey Kiernan (San Mateo, Calif.)
Margaret Long (Seattle, Wash.)
Kristian Roberts
Emily Rose
Haley Smith

The following athletes have been named as the reserves to the WEG U.S. Vaulting Team for the Squad Championship (in alphabetical order):

Gabe Aniello (Lake Oswego, Ore.)
Cameron Brown (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

For complete selection procedures for the 2018 WEG, click here.

Stay up to date on the U.S. Vaulting Team by following USA Vaulting on Facebook and US Equestrian on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use #USAVaulting and #Tryon2018.

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