USEF Names Horse/Rider Combinations for First Leg of Meydan FEI Nations Cup
RELEASE: April 21, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY – The following five horse/rider combinations have been named by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to the 2009 Show Jumping Tour One. These horse/rider combinations were selected based on their ranking on the April 3, 2009 USEF Computer List.
These horse/rider combinations will compete at CSIO5* La Baule, France, May 14-17; CSIO5* Rome, Italy, May 28-31; and the CSIO5* St. Gallen, Switzerland, June 4-7. These are the first three competitions of the prestigious Meydan FEI Nations Cup (formerly known as the Samsung Super League). They will be under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe George Morris.
Lauren Hough/31/Wellington, FL/Naomi 152/11/Holsteiner/M/Quail Run Partners
Richard Spooner/38/Agua Dulce, CA/Ace/11/Holsteiner/S/Richard Spooner
Laura Kraut/43/Middleburg, VA/Cedric/11/KWPN/G/Happy Hill Farm
Christine McCrea/30/East Windsor, CT/Promised Land/15/Holsteiner/G/Windsor Show Stables
Ashlee Bond/24/Hidden Hills, CA/Cadett 7/12/Holsteiner/G/Little Valley Farms
Alternates in this order:
Mandy Porter/42/Encinitas, CA/San Diego/10/Unknown/G/Danielle Korsh
Charlie Jayne/22/Elgin, IL/Urbanus/12/Belgian Warmblood/G/Alex Jayne
Peter Wylde/43/Wellington, FL/Campino/13/Holsteiner/G/Louisburg Farm & Peter Wylde
Georgina Bloomberg/25/New York, NY/Curius/14/Holsteiner/S/Gotham North
Please note that the following riders will represent the United States on the 2009 USEF Show Jumping Developing Rider Tour:
Katherine Bardis/21/Pebble Beach, CA/Mademoiselle/12/Holsteiner/M/C & S Partnership
Andrew Welles/21/Wellington, FL/Cypria 6/13/Holsteiner/M/Peter Welles
Laura Teodori/19/Scottsdale, AZ/Kasoar D’Uxelles/11/Selle Francais/G/L & M Ventures, LLC
Ali Wolff/19/New Albany, OH/Lanoo/16/KWPN/G/Ali Wolff
Sloane Coles/20/The Plains, VA/Lousiana/14/KWPN/M/Sloane Coles
The Meydan FEI Nations Cup features the top nations jumping at the most prestigious horse shows in Europe. For more information please see: www.fei.org.
To view the USEF Computer List please see: http://www.usef.org/documents/highPerformance/showJumping/USEFNatComputerRankingList.pdf.
For more information please contact Lizzy Chesson, Director of Show Jumping, High Performance Activities at email@example.com.