Nine Teams Entered for Nations Cup at FTI Winter Equestrian Festival

2008 Nations Cup medal winners
Canada, USA and Mexico, on the victory stand at the 2008 FEI Nations Cup. © 2008 Ken Braddick

Nine teams have entered for the FEI Nations Cup presented by CN at the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival Friday night, Feb. 27.

The countries to have entered teams for the only Nations Cup competition in the United States are:

Argentina, Canada, Colombia, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Mexico, Venezuela and the USA. Other nations to be represented by individual riders include Australia, Brazil, Germany, Iran and Russia.

The members of each team will be determined later this week.

The USA won the Nations Cup in 2008 with Canada silver and Mexico bronze. The USA and Canada went on to win the gold and silver medals, respectively, at the Beijing Olympics.

The two-round Nations Cup in the centerpiece International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center begins at 7 p.m.

The event creates an outpouring of passion among fans supporting their teams.

Special sections have been allocated for large groups of fans, especially Canada, Ireland and Mexico.

Reservations can be made at /redirect.php? or by calling 561.793.5867.


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