US Equestrian has announced the combinations that will compete on the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ USA at the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan® and the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO3* Aachen. The FEI Eventing Nations Cup USA takes place Friday, July 6, through Sunday, July 8, at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va., and FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO3* Aachen takes place Thursday, July 19, through Saturday, July 21, at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen in Germany.
Both teams will compete under the direction of U.S. Eventing Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander.
Upon the review of applications submitted, the following horse-and-athlete combinations have been selected for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup USA (listed in alphabetical order):
Buck Davidson (Ocala, Fla.) with Park Trader, Carl and Cassandra Segal’s 16-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) with Sportsfield Candy, Kevin Keane’s 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Sydney Elliott (Bossier City, La.) with Cisko A, Carol Stephens’s 12-year-old Westphalian gelding
Caroline Martin (Miami Beach, Fla.) with Spring Easy, the 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding she owns with Sherrie Martin
The following horse-and-athlete combinations will serve as the reserve combinations (listed in alphabetical order):
Kristen Bond (Shamong, N.J.) with Enough Already, Liz Bond’s 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding
Lillian Heard (Cochranville, Pa.) with LCC Barnaby, her 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Lauren Kieffer (The Plains, Va.) with Paramount Importance, Jacqueline Mars’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding
Upon the review of applications submitted, the following horse-and-athlete combinations have been selected for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CICO3* Aachen (listed in alphabetical order):
Will Coleman (Charlottesville, Va.) with OBOS O’Reilly, Four Star Eventing Group’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Buck Davidson with Carlevo, Carlevo LLC’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding
Lauren Kieffer with Landmark’s Monte Carlo, Jacqueline Mars’s 12-year-old Irish Thoroughbred cross gelding
Kim Severson (Charlottesville, Va.) with Cooley Cross Border, The Cross Syndicate’s 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Caroline Martin and Spring Easy will serve as the reserve combination.
Find out more about the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International presented by Adequan and CHIO Aachen.
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