U.S. Dressage Team for 2008 Olympic Games Selected

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 00:00
2008 Olympic Games

The United States Equestrian Federation announced the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team at the 2008 U.S. Dressage Championships - The Festival of Champions - in San Juan Capistrona, CA, U.S.A on June 29, 2008.

The U.S. will be represented in Hong Kong by:

  • Steffen Peters 
    on the 10-year Dutch warmblood gelding Ravel (by Contango x Democraat)
    owned by Akiko Yamazaki
  • Debbie McDonald
    on the 17-year old Hanoverian mare Brentina (by Brentano II x Lungau)
    owned by Perry and Peggy Thomas
  • Courtney King-Dye
    on the 14-year old Dutch warmblood gelding Harmony's Mythilus (by Ferro x Purioso)
    owned by Harmony Amateur Sport Horses

These three riders were the top three ranked riders at the 2008 Festival of Championships which took place over two weekends of competition in the Oaks Blenheim Equestrian Park in California.

Photo copyrighted: Mary Phelps/Phelpsphotos.com

Full Coverage of the 2008 Festival of Champions at Dressagedaily.com

Related Link: Steffen Peters Perfect at 2008 U.S. Dressage Championship

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