Jul 07, 2017

All Horses Accepted After Great Meadow International CICO3* First Horse Inspection

By Jessica Duffy - USEA Staff
Jennie Brannigan and Cambalda for the United States. USEA/Leslie Mintz Photo.

All 32 horse-and-rider combinations were accepted this morning at the 2017 Great Meadow International, Presented by Adequan® first horse inspection, including the four pairs representing the United States in the FEI Nations Cup™ this weekend.

Teams from the United States, Canada, and Great Britain will compete this weekend in the only leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ held on North American soil.

The final team for the United States will include Jennie Brannigan and Nina Gardner’s Cambalda (Balda Beau x Cathy’s Lady), a 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, Phillip Dutton and Kristine and John Norton’s I’m Sew Ready (Lupicor x Jarda), a 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, Boyd Martin and Gretchen and George Wintersteen, Pierre Colin, and Denise Lahey’s Steady Eddie (Jetball x Tudnela), a 14-year-old Australian Thoroughbred gelding, and Lynn Symansky and The Donner Syndicate, LLC’s Donner (Gorky Park x Smart Jane), a 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. Buck Davidson withdrew Sherrie Martin and Carl Segal’s Copper Beach this morning before the first horse inspection.

Dressage will begin this evening at 5:00 p.m. and continue tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m., show jumping will take place tomorrow evening at 5:00 p.m., and riders will tackle Mike Etherington-Smith’s cross-country course on Sunday beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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