U.S. Dressage Team to Conduct Pre-Games Training for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at Stud de Begijnhoeve
RELEASE: April 21, 2014
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Communications Department
- The U.S. Dressage Team is pleased to announce that in the lead up to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, pre-Games training will be conducted at Rob van Puijenroek’s Stud Farm de Begijnhoeve in Belgium. Following the Selection Trial for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Dressage Team Short List, which will be held in conjunction with the 2014 U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions presented by The Dutta Corp, horse-and-rider combinations will travel to Europe and train out of the facility until the horses move to the Games venue in Normandy, France on August 21.
The Stud Farm de Begijnhoeve has 29 luxurious stalls and eight paddocks. Additionally, the facility is a prime training location with both indoor and outdoor 20x60m riding arenas, a lunging paddock, and an indoor walker.
"The American squad is extremely grateful to Rob Van Puijenbroek for allowing us to use his gorgeous, state-of-the-art farm as our official European-base this summer. The fabulous stabling, beautiful indoor and outdoor arenas, and perfect footing will surely be an enormous benefit to our horses and riders during this crucial time between shows and before leaving for Normandy,” said U.S. Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover. “It simply could not be a better situation and I can only say ‘thank you again’ to Rob for his generosity!"
To learn more about the Stud Farm de Begijnhoeve visit; http://www.begijnhoeve.com/en/home/
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