Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian has announced the combinations that will compete on the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Ireland at the Millstreet International Horse Trials, August 22 through 26. The Millstreet CICO3* will serve as the second Olympic format trial event for the new, eventing Olympic competition format. The U.S. team will compete under the guidance 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 Ireland (listed in alphabetical order):
Buck Davidson (Ocala, Fla.) with Carlevo, Carlevo LLC’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding
Hallie Coon (Ocala, Fla.), a 2018 USET Foundation Karen Stives Endowment Fund Grant recipient, with Celien, Hallie and Helen Coon’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare
Liz Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) with Deniro Z, the The Deniro Syndicate’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding or Fernhill By Night, Deborah Halliday’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Find out more about the Millstreet CICO3* International Horse Trials.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Central time, join Eric Dierks for a live stream interview with David O'Connor. David was an alternate for the 1988 Summer Olympics, and riding Wilton Fair, was part of the U.S. team at the 1990 World Equestrian Games, where he placed 35th individually and the team finished fourth.
Billy Jackson was introduced to horses at a young age through his local 4-H program. “One of my mom's close friends was a large animal vet and she really encouraged me to stay with it,” Jackson said. As an adult, he is a Marketing Project Manager, and when he’s not at work, he’s a lower level eventer based at Poplar Place Farm.
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It is with great disappointment and regret, which we know will be shared by many, that we announce the cancellation of the 2021 Badminton Horse Trials which was due to be held “behind closed doors” between May 5 and May 9. This cancellation also includes the BE90 and BE100 Championships (May 4 and 5).