USEF Names Definite Entries for FEI World Endurance Championship 2008
RELEASE: September 17, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY - The World Endurance Championship Definite Entries and Alternates were named after the final Training Session in Williston, Florida on September 13. All 12 nominated entries participated under the guidance of Chef d’ Equipe and three-time World Champion Becky Grand Hart. The Veterinary Panel examined the horses and the Endurance Selectors observed the horse/rider combinations as they completed a 38 mile course.
The following horse/rider combinations were selected to represent the US at the FEI World Endurance Championship 2008 to be held November 6-9 in Terengganu, Malaysia:
Katharine Brunjes/55/Bethel, ME/Theatric/10/Arabian/G/Katharine Brunjes
John Crandell III/46/Star Tannery, VA/HH Saba Shams/9/Arabian/G/Ann Crandall
Cheryl Dell/48/Springville, CA/Reason To Believe/10/Arabian/G/Cheryl Dell
Valerie Kanavy/62/Fort Valley, VA/Flash Flame/10/Arabian/M/Valerie Kanavy
Margaret Sleeper/39/Frenchtown, NJ/Syrocco Reveille/8/Arabian/M/Margaret Sleeper
Jan Worthington/68/Scales Mound, IL/Golden Lightning/8/Arabian/G/Jan Worthington
Alternates in ranked order:
Lisa Green/39/Star Tannery, VA/LR Amana Tabi/8/Arabian/M/Lisa Green
Heather Reynolds/31/Doswell, VA/Cal Flaming Emit/11/Arabian/M/Heather Reynolds
Margaret Sleeper/39/Frenchtown, NJ/Shyrocco Troilus/15/Half Arabian/G/Margaret Sleeper
The Team will remain in Florida until shipping to Malaysia next month.
For information regarding selection, please contact USEF Director of Endurance, Vonita Bowers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For media requests, please contact USEF High Performance Communications Manager Joanie Morris at email@example.com.