Lexington, Ky. – June 1, 2018 – US Equestrian has named four athlete-and-horse combinations for the FEI Dressage Nations Cup The Netherlands and four combinations for the CDI3* at CHIO Rotterdam, June 21-23, 2018. In addition, two combinations will compete for the U.S. in the CDI-U25 competition as part of their Discover Dressage™ USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program membership.
The Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI3* 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. Additional observation events include Leudelange CDI4*, July 3-8, and CHIO Aachen Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4*, July 17-22.
The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compose The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team in the Nations Cup (in alphabetical order):
Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Va.) and Lonoir, the 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding she owns with Mary Anne McPhail
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 CDI3* (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’ 11-year-old Hanoverian mare
Peters and Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding
Additionally, Lyle and Horizon, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Oldenburg mare, will also compete.
The following athletes and horses will compete in the CDI-U25 (in alphabetical order):
Kerrigan Gluch (Wellington, Fla.) and Bolero CXLVII, Hampton Green Farm’s 14-year-old PRE stallion
Natalie Pai (Wellington, Fla.) and Unlimited, Melanie Pai’s 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding
The U.S. will also be represented at CHIO Rotterdam by the NetJets® U.S. Show Jumping Team in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup The Netherlands on Sunday, June 24.