Read on to learn more about the USA Eventing team that was chosen by US Equestrian for the 2018 World Equestrian Games held in Tyron, NC.
US Equestrian has announced five athlete-and-horse combinations for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018, which takes place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. Following the 2017-2018 Selection Trials period, the combinations for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad were recommended to the US Equestrian Board of Directors for consideration to be named to the Nominated Entry List.
The following combinations have been named to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad for the WEG (in alphabetical order):
- Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) and Z, the 10-year-old Zangersheide gelding owned by Thomas Tierney, Simon Roosevelt, Suzanne Lacy, Caroline Moran, and Ann Jones
- Lauren Kieffer (The Plains, Va.) and Vermiculus, Jacqueline Mars’s 11-year-old Anglo-Arabian gelding
- Marilyn Little (Frederick, Md.) and RF Scandalous, the 13-year-old Oldenburg mare owned by Jacqueline Mars, Michael Manders, and Phoebe Manders
- Boyd Martin (Cochranville, Pa.) and Tsetserleg, Christine Turner’s 11-year-old Trakehner gelding
- Lynn Symansky (Middleburg, Va.) and Donner, The Donner Syndicate, LLC’s 15-year-old Thoroughbred gelding
Additionally, the following eight combinations have been named to the reserve list to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Squad for the WEG (in alphabetical order):
- Will Coleman (Charlottesville, Va.) and OBOS O’Reilly, Four Star Eventing Group’s 15-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
- Will Coleman and Tight Lines, The Conair Syndicate’s 11-year-old French Thoroughbred gelding
- Phillip Dutton and I’m Sew Ready, Kristine and John Norton’s 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding
- Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) and Deniro Z, The Deniro Z Syndicate’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding
- Lauren Kieffer and Veronica, Team Rebecca, LLC’s 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare
- Kim Severson (Charlottesville, Va.) and Cooley Cross Border, The Cross Syndicate’s 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
- Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection, Mary Ann Ghadban’s 14-year-old Holsteiner mare
- Sharon White (Summit Point, W.Va.) and Cooley on Show, her 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
For more information about FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, visit Tryon2018.com.
Stay up to date on the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team by following USA Eventing on Facebook and US Equestrian on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use #USAEventing and #Tryon2018.
The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.
Read more coverage of 2018 WEG here.