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Erik Duvander
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Erik Duvander

Erik Duvander joined US Equestrian in October 2017 with over 30 years of strategic planning and program development at the high-performance level. He transitioned from a competitive rider into a coaching role after representing Sweden at the World Championship and Olympic level. Since his transition, Duvander has coached teams and individual athletes to World Championship and Olympic medals. He has worked with the Japanese, Swedish, and New Zealand Equestrian Teams, including leading the New Zealand team to a fourth-place finish at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and a team bronze medal at the 2010 Alltech WEG. He is married to his wife Stephanie, and they have three children.
Phillip Dutton
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Phillip Dutton

Phillip Dutton is a six-time Olympian (2016, 2012, 2008, 2004, 2000, and 1996), including Rio de Janeiro 2016 individual bronze medalist, Sydney 2000 team gold medalist (for Australia), and Atlanta 1996 team gold medalist (for Australia) and a six-time WEG competitor (2014, 2010, 2006, 2002, 1998, and 1994). He is a two-time Pan American Games competitor (2015 and 2007), including Toronto 2015 team gold medalist and Rio de Janeiro 2007 team gold and individual silver medalist, as well as a five-time Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Champion (2017, 2015, 2010, 2008, and 2007). Additionally, he was the 2007 USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion.
Lauren Kieffer
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Lauren Kieffer

Lauren Kieffer is a Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympian and a Toronto 2015 Pan American Games team gold medalist. She is also a two-time Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Champion (2016 and 2014). Lauren Kieffer began riding at the age of six and competed in her first horse trials at the age of 12. As a high school graduation present, Kieffer participated in a week-long eventing summer camp with Olympians David and Karen O’Connor, which led to a six-year working student position. Her talent and work ethic helped reach the top levels of the sport and represent her country in international championships.
Marilyn Little
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Marilyn Little

Marilyn Little is the 2018 Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Champion and a Toronto 2015 Pan American Games team and individual gold medalist. She is also the 2016 USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion. Marilyn Little grew up riding on her family’s Raylyn Farms and began competing at the age of six. She found success in the hunter/jumper discipline, competing in her first grand prix at the age of 16. While Little still competes in the jumper ring, she took up eventing in 2010 and finished her first CCI4* event in 2012.
Boyd Martin
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Boyd Martin

Boyd Martin is a two-time Olympian (2016 and 2012), two-time Alltech WEG competitor (2014 and 2010), and a Toronto 2015 Pan American Games team gold medalist. He is also a two-time USEF CCI3* Eventing National Champion (2011 and 2009). Boyd Martin, the son of Winter Olympic athletes Toy (Dorgan) Martin and the late Ross Martin, began riding at a young age in his native Australia. He found much success before moving to the U.S. in 2007 to further his career as an eventing professional, serving as the assistant trainer to Olympian Phillip Dutton for two years before starting his own business. Martin has dual citizenship for Australia and the U.S., and he began riding for the U.S. in 2009.
Lynn Symansky
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Lynn Symansky

Lynn Symansky was a Normandy 2014 Alltech WEG competitor and Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games team gold medalist.Lynn Symansky began riding at the age of three and competing at the age of five. She grew up as a member of the United States Pony Clubs and earned her A certification. Symansky was competing at the Advance level by the age of 18, and has continued at the top levels of eventing.