USEF Names U.S. Olympic Team in Show Jumping for 2008 Olympic Games
RELEASE: July 7, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Joanie Morris
Laura Kraut and Cedric Head to Hong Kong (KennethKraus/PhelpsSports.com)
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY - Pending the approval of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), the USEF has recommended the following horse/rider combinations for the US Olympic Team in show jumping for the 2008 Olympic Games, to be held in Hong Kong, China, August 15-21, 2008.
Beezie Madden/45/Cazenovia, NY/Authentic/13/KWPN/Gelding/Abigail Wexner
McLain Ward/33/Brewster, NY/Sapphire/13/Belgian Warmblood/Mare/McLain Ward, Tom Grossman and Blue Chip Bloodstock
Will Simpson/49/Thousand Oaks, CA/El Campeon's Carlsson vom Dach/12/Holsteiner/Gelding/El Campeon Farm
Laura Kraut/43/Wellington, FL/Cedric /10/KWPN/Gelding/Happy Hill Farm and Peter Wetherill
First Replacement (will travel with the team to Hong Kong):
Anne Kursinski/49/Frenchtown, NJ/Champ 163/ 9/Holsteiner/S/ Legacy Stables
Additional Replacements in ranking order:
Charlie Jayne/22/Elgin,IL/Urbanus/11/Belgian Warmblood/G/Alex Jayne
Nicole Shahinian-Simpson/33/Thousand Oaks, CA/SRF Dragonfly/11/Belgian Warmblood/M/Silver Raven Farm and Katie Polk
Anne Kursinski/49/ Frenchtown, NJ/Roxana 112/14/Hessen/M/Scott Hakim
Kate Levy/27/Wellington/Vent du Nord/10/Belgian Warmblood/G/Kate Levy LLC and Nadine Levy
Georgina Bloomberg/25/New York, NY/Curius/13/Holsteiner/S/Gotham North Enterprizes, LLC
Cara Raether/29/North Palm Beach, FL/Ublesco/11/Belgian Warmblood/S/Treelawny Farm
Beezie Madden/45/Cazenovia, NY/Judgement/17/Royal Dutch Warmblood/S/Iron Spring Farm
For more information about selection, please contact Lizzy Chesson, High Performance Show Jumping Activities at email@example.com.
For media inquiries, please contact Joanie Morris, High Performance Communications Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.