Olympic Test Event Participants Announced


The following horse-rider combinations have been named to compete at the Test Event for the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong:


    Amy Tryon/Duvall, WA/Coal Creek/Gelding/7/Thoroughbred/Kathryn Sullivan and Amy Tryon

    Kim Severson/Keene, VA/Tipperary Liadhnan/Gelding/10/Irish Sport Horse/Elizabeth Wachmeister

    1st Alternate – Amy Tryon/Duvall, WA/Leyland/Gelding/7/Thoroughbred/Elisabeth Nicholson

    2nd Alternate – Kim Severson/Keene, VA/Tsunami/Mare/8/Thoroughbred/Plain Dealing Farm

    3rd Alternate – Bonnie Mosser/Unionville, PA/Merloch/Gelding/10/Thoroughbred Cross/Bonnie Mosser

    4th Alternate – Bonnie Mosser/ Unionville, PA/Close the Deal/Gelding/13/Dutch WB-Thoroughbred Cross/Rebecca Polan

    5th Alternate – Bonnie Mosser/Unionville, PA/Jenga/Gelding/14/English Thoroughbred/Bonnie Mosser

    6th Alternate – Cindy Rawson/Somerset, Great Britain/Halavadream/Gelding/13/English Thoroughbred/Cindy Rawson

The Test Event will be held as a CCI** August 10-13, 2007 at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the site for the 2008 Olympic Games Equestrian events.  The purpose of the Test Event is to analyze the facilities and logistical arrangements, such as the shipping of the horses, in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games.


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