American Team for 2018 CDIO Rotterdam Named

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 09:28
Adrienne Lyle and Salvino at the 2018 CDI 5* in Wellington :: Photo © Astrid Appels

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named the team that will represent the U.S.A. in the Nations' Cup at the 2018 CDIO Rotterdam on 21 - 23 June 2018.

Four combinations will also compete in the CDI3*. In addition, two combinations will compete for the U.S. in the CDI-U25 competition as part of their Discover Dressage USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program membership.

The Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI3* will serve as a designated observation event for determining the 2018 U.S. Dressage Team for the World Equestrian Games™ (WEG) Tryon 2018.  Additional observation events include Leudelange CDI4*, July 3-8, and CHIO Aachen Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4*, July 17-22.

The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compose the team for the CDIO Rotterdam:

  • Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Va.) and Lonoir, the 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding she owns with Mary Anne McPhail
  • Adrienne Lyle (Ketchum, Idaho) and Salvino, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion
  • Kasey Perry-Glass (Wellington, Fla.) and Goerklintgaards Dublet, Diane Perry’s 15-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding
  • Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Rosamunde, Four Winds Farm’s 11-year-old Rheinlander mare

The following WEG short-listed athletes and horses will compete in the CDI3*:

  • Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Danilo, Patricia Stempel’s 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding
  • Ashley Holzer (New York, N.Y) and Havanna 145, Diane Fellows’s 11-year-old Hanoverian mare
  • Peters and Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm’s 10-year-old KWPN gelding

Additionally, Lyle and Horizon, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Oldenburg mare, will also compete.

The following athletes and horses will compete in the CDI-U25:

  • Kerrigan Gluch (Wellington, Fla.) and Bolero CXLVII, Hampton Green Farm’s 14-year-old PRE stallion
  • Natalie Pai (Wellington, Fla.) and Unlimited, Melanie Pai’s 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

Photo © Astrid Appels

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