Meet the U.S. Vaulting Team for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy

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USEF Press Release

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following combinations to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team. The U.S. will be represented in the Individual Female, Individual Male, Pas de Deux, and Squad Championships.


Watch Mary McCormick compete at the selection trial.

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

  • Mary Garrett (Mountain View, Calif.) will vault on Sydney Frankel’s Palatine.
    Palatine is a 1998 Westphalian gelding.
  • Elizabeth Ioannou (Saratoga, Calif.) will vault on Lasse Kristensen and Emma Seely’s Jarl.
    Jarl is a 1998 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
  • Mary McCormick (Woodside, Calif.) will vault on Sydney Frankel’s Palatine.
    Palatine is a 1998 Westphalian gelding.

The following horse-and-athlete combination has been named as the reserve to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team for the Individual Female Championship:

  • Alicen Divita (Redwood, Calif.) and Julie Divita’s Pino del Rio
    Pino del Rio is a 2004 Westphalian gelding.

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

  • Gabe Aniello (Austin, Texas) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Ferdinand 194.
    Ferdinand 194 is a 2000 Hanoverian gelding.
  • Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Diva 506.
    Diva 506 is a 2003 Oldenburg mare.
  • Patrick Stevens (Martinez, Calif.) will vault on Julie Divita and Woodside Vaulters’ Stanford.
    Stanford is a 1998 Hanoverian gelding.

The following horse-and-pair combinations have been named to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Pas de Deux Championship (in alphabetical order):

  • Kimberly Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and Cassidy Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) will vault on Wolfgand Renz and Maren Illig’s Leon 364.
    Leon 364 is a 1998 Wurttemberger gelding.
  • Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.) and Mary Garrett (Mountain View, Calif.) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Diva 506.
    Diva 506 is a 2003 Oldenburg mare.

The following athletes have been named to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Squad Championship (in alpabetical order):

  • Woodside Vaulters
    Tessa Divita (Emerald Hills, Calif.)
    Audrey Kiernan (San Mateo, Calif.)
    Siddartha Kreaden (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
    Kristen Kuhn (San Mateo, Calif.)
    Rachel Polati (Emerald Hills, Calif.)
    Miki Yang (Los Altos Hills, Calif.)

Watch the Woodside Vaulters compete at FACE the Coast in 2012.

The following athlete has been named as reserve to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Squad Championship:

  • Alicen Divita (Redwood, Calif.)

The following horse has been named to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team for the Squad Championship:

  • Julie Divita and Woodside Vaulters’ Stanford
    Stanford is a 1998 Hanoverian gelding.

The following horse has been named as the reserve to the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Vaulting Team for the Squad Championship:

  • Julie Newell and Gill Barham’s Go for Gold
    Go for Gold is a 1993 mare of unknown breeding.

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

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

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