US Equestrian Press Release
US Equestrian has named five athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Reining Squad for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. Following the USEF Selection Trial, 10 athlete–and-horse combinations were recommended to the US Equestrian Board of Directors for consideration to be named to the Nominated Entry List, from which the following five horse-and-athlete combinations were selected for the U.S. Reining Squad, listed in alphabetical order:
- Casey Deary (Weatherford, Texas) will ride Heavy Duty Chex, a seven-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Hilldale Farm
- Dan Huss (Scottsdale, Ariz.) will ride Ms Dreamy, an eight-year-old Quarter Horse mare owned by Frederick R. Christen
- Jordan Larson (Valley View, Texas) will ride ARC Gunnabeabigstar, a seven-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by HDC Quarter Horses USA LLC
- Cade McCutcheon (Aubrey, Texas) will ride Custom Made Gun, a seven-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Tim and Colleen McQuay
- Tom McCutcheon (Aubrey, Texas) will ride The Wizster, an eight-year-old Quarter Horse gelding owned by Turnabout Farm, Inc.
The following are the reserve combinations, listed in alphabetical order:
- Emily Emerson (Elbert, Colo.) will ride Wind Er Up Wimp, a nine-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Susan Geiger
- Jeremy Gates (Bloomingburg, N.Y.) will ride Lil Dreamin Magnum, a seven-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Kathy Biesecker
- Gabe Hutchins (Joseph, Ore.) will ride FM Shine N Tag Chex, a seven-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Tamarack Ranch
- Cameron Meissner (Manhattan, Mont.) will ride Gold Flash Whiz, a 13-year-old Quarter Horse gelding owned by Ardyce Swain
- Matt Mills (Scottsdale, Ariz.) will ride Wimps Cool Breeze, an eight-year-old Quarter Horse stallion owned by Janice Dickson
For complete selection procedures for the U.S. Reining Squad for the 2018 WEG, click here.
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