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Defender U.S. Eventing Team

 

US Equestrian Announces Horse Change for U.S. Olympic Eventing Team Prior to Competition Start at Paris 2024

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jul 24, 2024, 5:00 AM EST

Versailles, France – U.S. Eventing Team Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello has confirmed U.S. Olympic Eventing Team athlete Will Coleman will now compete direct reserve selection, Diabolo , a 2012 Holsteiner gelding (Diarado x Aljano 2) owned by the Diabolo Group and cared for by Hailey Burlock & Erin Jarboe . Diabolo will replace Coleman’s initially selected mount, Off The Record. Diabolo will now join the three-member team with Coleman , alongside Boyd Martin and Fedarman B ,...

US Equestrian Announces Updates to 2024 Eventing Elite and Pre-Elite Program Lists

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jul 11, 2024, 3:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce updates to the 2024 Eventing Elite and Pre-Elite Program Lists. The programs are part of the U.S. Eventing Pathway, which is focused on developing combinations to deliver sustainable success in team competition at the championship level. Learn more about the Eventing Pathway Programs here. The following combinations have been added to the Elite Program list for 2024. Liz Halliday (Lexington, Ky.) and Miks Master C , a 2012 Swedish Warmblood...

Defender U.S. Eventing Team Stamps Mark on 2024 SAP-Cup CCIO4*-S with Second-Place Finish

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jul 7, 2024, 5:17 AM EST

Aachen, Germany – The Defender U.S. Eventing Team moved up nearly five places on the leaderboard in the SAP-Cup throughout the three phases to ultimately clinch a well-deserved second place finish. The team completed on a final combined score of 123.7, behind Great Britian, who secured first on a 112.8. Ireland finished in third with a final score on 138. This is the second year in a row the team has secured a second-place finish at CHIO Aachen in the CCIO4*-S. Overall, I’m really...

Defender U.S. Eventing Team Sits in Third Overnight Looking to Final Cross-Country Phase

by | Jul 6, 2024, 5:16 AM EST

Aachen, Germany – The Defender U.S. Eventing Team holds third place overnight as they look towards the final phase of cross-country in the SAP Cup CCIO4*-S at CHIO Aachen. The team, led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello, produced solid scores keeping them within reach of the top five after the dressage phase, with the team then producing four consecutive clear rounds in the Main Stadium for their jumping phase later in the day. They currently sit on 102.1 combined team penalties...

US Equestrian Announces Updates to Defender U.S. Eventing Team for CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jun 28, 2024, 9:00 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the updated athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team at the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S in Aachen, Germany, held from July 1-7, 2024. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello and Team Leader Gemma Stobbs. The following combinations have been selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team and are listed in alphabetical order. James Alliston (San Ramon, Calif.) and Karma , a 2014...

Equestrian Center in Temecula Proposed as New Venue for LA28 Equestrian Events

by Fédération Equestre Internationale & US Equestrian Communications Departments | Jun 27, 2024, 9:00 AM EST

Lausanne, Switzerland - The Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles 2028 (LA28) has announced plans to move equestrian and para equestrian competitions to an existing purpose-built facility in Temecula, Southern California, emphasizing sustainability, legacy, and fiscal responsibility in their decision. The relocation of equestrian and para equestrian events, which were previously assigned to the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area, will achieve significant cost...

US Equestrian Announces Defender U.S. Eventing Team for CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jun 4, 2024, 9:37 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the following athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team at the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S in Aachen, Germany, held from July 1-7, 2024. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello and Team Leader Gemma Stobbs. The following combinations have been selected to represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team and are listed in alphabetical order. James Alliston (San Ramon, Calif.) and Karma , a 2014...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Olympic Eventing Team Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympic Games

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | Jun 3, 2024, 6:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games hosted from July 26 – August 11, 2024. Eventing competition will be the first equestrian discipline on the overall Paris 2024 sporting schedule and held at the equestrian grounds of Versailles, beginning on Saturday, July 27, and concluding on Monday, July 29. The U.S. Olympic Eventing Team will be led by Chef...

Defender U.S. Eventing Team Finishes in Second Place at FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland CCIO4*-NC-S

by Leslie Potter/US Equestrian | Jun 2, 2024, 5:00 PM EST

Millstreet, Ireland – The Defender U.S. Eventing Team concluded a successful outing at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CCIO4*-NC-S – Ireland on Sunday, securing a team second-place finish at the event held at the Millstreet International Horse Trials. Millstreet is part of the European Development Tour , which is intended to give up-and-coming combinations experience competing overseas in a team environment. ©Libby Law Photography All U.S. combinations finished in the top half of...

U.S. Equestrian Announces Defender U.S. Eventing Team for 2024 FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland CCIO4*-NC-S

by US Equestrian Communications Dept. | May 28, 2024, 1:00 PM EST

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations who will represent the Defender U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland CCIO4*-NC-S at the Millstreet International Horse Trials in County Cork, Ireland, May 29-June 2. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law. The following combinations have been named to the Defender U.S. Eventing Team and are listed in alphabetical order. Jenny Caras (Buckhead, Ga.) and...