Aug 29, 2023

USEF Announces Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for FEI Eventing Nations Cup Netherlands CCIO4*-NC-L

The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the four combinations selected to represent the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Netherlands CCIO4*-NC-L hosted in Enschede, the Netherlands, at the Military Boekelo-Enschede from October 5-8, 2023. The U.S. combinations will be led by Chef d’Equipe Leslie Law.

The following combinations have been named to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • James Alliston (San Ramon, California) and Karma, a 9-year-old Oldenburg mare owned by Alliston Equestrian and Ric Plummer
  • Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pennsylvania) and Denim, an 8-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Caroline Moran, Ann Lapides, Neil Sites, and Ann Jones
  • Cassie Sanger (Wilmington, Delaware) and Fernhill Zoro, her own 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
  • Jennie Saville (West Grove, Pennsylvania) and Connory, an 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Nina Gardner, Timothy Gardner, and Jennie Saville

The following combinations have been named as team alternates and are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Jenny Caras (Buckhead, Georgia) and Trendy Fernhill, a 12-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by Elyse Eisenberg
  • Cosby Green (Lexington, Kentucky) and Jos UFO de Quidam, a 15-year-old Argentine Silla gelding owned by Heather Morris
  • Andrew McConnon (Vass, North Carolina) and Wakita 54, his own 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare
  • Madison Temkin (Lexington, Kentucky) and MVP Madbum, a 10-year-old Thoroughbred mare owned by Madison Temkin, Beth Brown, and Brian Brown

Competition Information

The competition will begin with the dressage phase on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6. The cross-country phase will take place on Saturday, October 7, over the course designed by Adrian Ditcham (GBR). The final jumping phase will conclude competition on Sunday, October 8, over the course built by Kris van Gelder (NED).

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