U.S. Team Eyes Top Result in Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines at CSIO5* Falsterbo, Draws Second in Order

RELEASE: July 10, 2014
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Communications Department

Lexington, Ky. - The U.S. sends a promising team into Friday’s Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines at the CSIO5* Falsterbo in Sweden. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe DiAnn Langer, Ashlee Bond-Clarke, Catherine Pasmore, Georgina Bloomberg, and Brianne Goutal will look to secure top results for the United States over a Christian Wiegand-designed track. The American contingent has drawn second in the order of eight teams.

Bond-Clarke (Hidden Hills, Calif.) will ride Little Valley Farms’ Chela LS
Chela LS is a 2004 La Silla mare.

Bond-Clarke and Chela LS have enjoyed a successful 2014 campaign both stateside and abroad. They kicked off the year with wins in Thermal in the HITS Desert Classic presented Zoetis and the AIG $1 Million Grand Prix. The pair then traveled to Lyon, France to represent the U.S. in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final in April. They have stayed in Europe collecting strong results at CSI3*s in Mannheim, Arnhem, and Geesteren.

Pasmore (Wellington, Fla.) will ride Pasmore Stables, LLC’s Bonanza Van Paemel
Bonzanza Van Paemel is a 2001 Belgian Warmblood gelding.

Pasmore already has a wealth of experience representing the U.S. in Nations Cup competition including being members of winning teams in Buenos Aires in 2012 and Bratislava in 2013. The 21-year-old and Bonzanza Van Paemel represented the U.S. in the CSIO3* Lisbon Nations Cup at the end of May and the following week eared a fourth-place finish in the Grand Prix at the CSI3* Wiesbaden.

Bloomberg (New York, N.Y.) will ride Gotham Enterprizes LLC’s Juvina
Juvina is a 2001 Warmblood mare.

Bloomberg heads into Friday’s Nation Cup on strong form after jumping multiple clear rounds a week ago at the CSI5* Paris including earning a fourth-place finish in the Longines Global Champions Tour of Paris Grand Prix with Juvina. Before heading to Europe the pair spent the winter jumping in Wellington, Fla., earning strong results at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival.

Goutal (New York, N.Y.) will ride Remarkable Farm LLC’s Nice de Prissey
Nice de Prissey is a 2001 Selle Francais stallion.

Goutal and Nice de Prissey have a history of top results and look to showcase the form that propelled them to wins at the 2013 American Gold Cup and May’s Old Salem Farm Grand Prix. In March, they were members of the U.S. team that finished third in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by G&C Farm at the CSIO4* Wellington. Two weeks ago, the pair jumped to an eighth-place finish in the feature Grand Prix at the CSIO5* Rotterdam.

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