USEF Names Horses for CSIO5* Dublin, Top U.S. Jumpers Set to Earn Winning Results
RELEASE: August 6, 2013
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Helen Murray
- The United States heads into the CSIO5* Dublin on top form after claiming second place honors in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup of Great Britain presented by Longines last week at CSIO5* Hickstead. Four members of the Hickstead squad head to the premiere Irish competition; Beezie Madden, McLain Ward, Reed Kessler and Katie Dinan will look to secure another set of top finishes for the U.S. They will be joined by Kent Farrington who was the Chef d’Equipe of the winning U.S. team at CSIO3* Bratislava. Robert Ridland will serve as the Chef d’ Equipe this week at CSIO5* Dublin.
Beezie Madden and Cortes 'C' (Shawn McMillen Photography)
Madden (Cazenovia, NY) was one of only six riders to jump a double clear effort in Hickstead’s Nations Cup and will look to replicate that feat this weekend. The reigning Rolex/FEI World Cup has helped the U.S. earn victory in the $75,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by G&C Farm at CSIO Wellington as well as to second place finishes in Rotterdam and Hickstead.
At CSIO5* Dublin, Madden will ride Abigail Wexner’s Cortes ‘C’, Coral Reef Ranch’s Coral Reef Via Volo, as well as Wexner’s Amadora and Breitling LS.
Cortes 'C' is a 2002 Belgian Warmblood gelding.
Coral Reef Via Volo is a 1998 Belgian Warmblood mare.
Amadora is a 2003 KWPN mare.
Breitling LS is 2006 Dutch Warmblood stallion.
Ward (Brewster, NY) was the winner of the Dublin Grand Prix in 2010 and will look to add his name to the
Mclain Ward and Rothchild (Randi Muster)
rophy for a second time this week. A two-time Team Olympic Gold medalist, he will set his sights on earning top finishes throughout the week for the U.S. in Dublin.
At CSIO5* Dublin, Ward will ride Grant Road Partners LLC’s Super Trooper De Ness, Sagamore Farms’ Rothchild, and Procedure Inc’s Cadence.
Super Trooper De Ness is a 2002 Belgian Sport Horse stallion.
Rothchild is a 2001 Warmblood gelding.
Cadence is a 2001 Swedish Warmblood gelding.
At just 19-years-old, Kessler (Lexington, KY) is already making a profound effect in the the sport of jumping. Last summer she made her Olympic debut in London and has continued to secure top results in Europe and the U.S. including finishing 10th in her first Rolex/FEI World Cup Final.
Reed Kessler and Cylana (Sportfot)
At CSIO5* Dublin, Kessler will ride her own Cylana, Ligist and Kessler Show Stables’ Soraya De L’Obstination.
Cylana is a 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare.
Ligist is a 2000 Swedish Warmblood gelding.
Soraya De L’Obstination is 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare.
Dinan (Wellington, FL), the 2011 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Younger Rider Championships presented by Gotham North Gold medalist, heads into CSIO5* Dublin on strong form. In June, she helped the U.S. to a second place finish in Spruce Meadow’s Nations Cup competition jumping double clear and being honored as the Furusiyya Rider of the Day.
Katie Dinan & Nougat du Vallet (Sportfot)
At CSIO5* Dublin, Dinan will ride Grant Road Partners LLC’s Nougat Du Vallet, Glory Days and Couletto K James.
Nougat Du Vallet is a 2001 Selle Francais gelding.
Glory Days is a 2001 Swedish Warmblood gelding.
Couletto K James is 1996 Hanoverian gelding.
Farrington (Wellington, FL) was a member of the winning U.S. team in the $75,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by G&C Farm in March at CSIO Wellington. The 2013 Pan American Games Team Gold medalist will look to display the form that helped him win the $150,000 CSIO 4* Grand Prix presented by Wellington Equestrian Realty this week in Dublin.
At CSIO5* Dublin, Farrington will ride R.C.G. Farms’ Uceko, and Robin Parsky’s Blue Angel.
Kent Farrington and Uceko (Sportfot)
Uceko is a 2001 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
Blue Angel is 2002 Anglo European mare.
To learn more about the CSIO5* Dublin visit; http://www.dublinhorseshow.com/
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