Roosendaal, Netherlands – May 24, 2016 – Four U.S. athletes will compete a total of five horses at the upcoming CDI4* in Roosendaal, Netherlands, June 1-5. The show is the second European observation event giving athletes a chance to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olympic team.
The first observation event at Compiègne, France, took place over the weekend. Kasey Perry-Glass on Goerklintgaards Dublet, Laura Graves on Verdades, Allison Brock on Rosevelt and Shelly Francis on Doktor earned top honors in the Nations Cup, which was cut short due to rain. In the CDI3*, Tuny Page on Woodstock finished 10th in the Grand Prix and third in the Grand Prix Special, while Francis on Danilo was 21st in the Grand Prix and 14th in the Special.
Competing at the Roosendaal CDI4* will be:
Laura Graves (Geneva, Florida) and her own Verdades, a 14-year-old KWPN gelding
Arlene “Tuny” Page (Wellington, Florida) and her own Woodstock, a 13-year-old KWPN gelding
Steffen Peters (San Diego, California) with Four Winds Farm’s Legolas 92, a 14-year-old Westphalian gelding, and Rosamunde, a 9-year-old Rheinlander mare
Guenter Seidel (Cardiff, California) with James and Charlotte Mashburn’s Zero Gravity, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding