US Equestrian Names U.S. Endurance Squad for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

Meet the horses and riders who will represent the U.S. in endurance competition at the 2018 WEG.

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US Equestrian Press Release

U.S. Endurance team for the 2018 WEG

US Equestrian has announced four athlete-and-horse combinations for the U.S. Endurance Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018, which takes place Sept. 11-23 in Mill Spring, N.C. Following the 2016-2018 selection period, the US Equestrian Board of Directors approved the following combinations for the U.S. Endurance Squad to be named to the FEI Nominated Entry List.

The following combinations have been named to the U.S. Endurance Squad for the WEG (in alphabetical order):

  • Danielle Crouse (Lexington, Ohio) and AM Mysterious Mopsa, Wendy MacCoubrey’s 11-year-old Arabian mare
  • Gwen Hall (Woodland Park, Colo.) and SizeDoesntMatter, her 12-year-old Arabian gelding
  • Kelsey Russell (Williston, Fla.) and Fireman Gold, Wendy MacCoubrey and Valerie Kanavy’s eight-year-old Arabian gelding
  • Rae Shumate-Tysor (Cumming, Ga.) and DM Michaelangelo, her nine-year-old Arabian gelding
  • Erin Champion (Clinton, Tenn.) and Kongtiki, her own 15-year-old Arabian stallion, will serve as the traveling reserve combination.

Additionally, the following three combinations have been named to the reserve list for the U.S. Endurance Squad for the WEG (in alphabetical order):

  • Cameron Holzer (Houston, Texas) and Kong, her nine-year-old Shagya Sporthorse gelding
  • Erin Lemmons-Innes (Hico, Texas) and Tuscarora John, her 12-year-old Arabian gelding
  • Cheryl Van Deusen (New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) and Hoover the Mover, her 14-year-old Arabian gelding

For more information about the WEG U.S. Endurance selection process, view the U.S. Endurance team selection procedures.

For more information about FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, visit Tryon2018.com.

Stay up to date on the U.S. Endurance Team by following USA Endurance on Facebook and US Equestrian on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Use #USAEndurance and #Tryon2018.

The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.

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