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U.S. Endurance Team Announced for 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

USEF Press Release



The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named five horse-and-athlete combinations to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team. Additionally, four horse-and-athlete combinations have been named as alternates.



The following horse-and-athlete combinations have been named to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team (in alphabetical order):

Ellen Olson (La Motte, Iowa) and Farzad Faryadi’s Hot Desert Knight
Hot Desert Knight is a 2000 Arabian gelding.


Heather Reynolds (left)

Heather Reynolds (Dunnellon, Fla.) and her own Chanses
Chanses is a 2005 Arabian gelding.

Jeremy Reynolds (Dunnellon, Fla.) and his own RR Gold Dust Rising
RR Gold Dust Rising is a 2006 Arabian gelding.

Kelsey Russell (Williston, Fla.) and Valerie Kanavy’s My Wild Irish Gold
My Wild Irish Gold is a 2003 Anglo Arab mare.


Dr. Margaret Sleeper (right)

Dr. Margaret Sleeper (Frenchtown, N.J.) and her own Syrocco Reveille
Syrocco Reveille is a 2000 Arabian mare.

The following horse-and-athlete combinations have been named as alternates to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team (in ranked order):

Jeremy Olson (La Motte, Iowa) and Amy Wallace-Whelan’s Wallace Hill Shade
Wallace Hill Shade is a 2002 Half-Arabian gelding.

Valerie Kanavy (Fort Valley, Va.) with her own Just Gold
Just Gold is a 2005 Arabian gelding.

Lisanne Dorion (Williston, Fla.) with her own SH Sur Trad
SH Sur Trad is a 2004 Arabian gelding.

Melody Blittersdorf (Jeffersonville, Vt.) with her own Synthetic
Synthetic is a 2000 Arabian gelding.

View the Selection Procedures for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Endurance Team at USEF.org.

Keep up with all the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 news at HorseChannel.com/Normandy2014.

Liked this article? Here’s more on endurance riding
Endurance Riders Compete for a Spot on the U.S. Team
Getting Ready for the Games: Endurance
Video: Introduction to Endurance

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