Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has named four athlete-and-horse combinations for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup Germany and four combinations for the CDI4* at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, July 17-22, 2018.
The Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4* 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. An additional observation event will take place at Leudelange CDI4*, July 3-8.
The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compose The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team in the Nations Cup (in alphabetical order):
Laura Graves (Geneva, Fla.) and Verdades, a 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding she owns with Curt Maes
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 CDI4* big tour (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
Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Va.) and Lonoir, the 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding she owns with Mary Anne McPhail
Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding
The U.S. will also be represented at CHIO Aachen by the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ CICO3* Aachen from July 19-21 and the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team in the FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ CSIO5* Aachen on Thursday, July 19.
Find out more about the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen.
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