Articles: Press Release
US Names Eventing Squad for 2007 Pan American Games
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2007
Lexington, KY - The USEF Executive Committee announced on June 11 that the following combinations have been named to the Eventing Squad which will represent the United States at the 2007 Pan American Games, July 13-29, 2007 to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Stephen Bradley/44/Leesburg, VA/From/G/Russian Thoroughbred/14/Charlotte Harris
Mara Dean/33/Round Hill, VA Nicki Henley/G/Irish Sport Horse/12/Willow Bend Farm, LLC
Phillip Dutton/43/West Grove, PA/Connaught/G/Irish Sport Horse/14/Bruce Duchossois
Gina Miles/33/Creston, CA/McKinlaigh/G/Irish Sport Horse13/Thomas Schulz and Laura Coats
Bonnie Mosser/44/Unionville, PA/Merloch/G/New Zealand Thoroughbred Cross/10/Bonnie Mosser
Karen O'Connor/48/The Plains, VA/Theodore O'Connor/G/Thoroughbred Cross/12/The Theodore O'Connor Syndicate
Before the First Horse Inspection, four of these combinations will be named to the team and the other two will represent the USA as individuals.
The following combinations have been named as alternates (in alphabetical order):
Kristin Bachman/34/The Plains, VA/Gryffindor/G/Thoroughbred/13/Kristin Bachman
Darren Chiacchia/42/Springville, NY/Better I Do It/Swedish Warmblood/14/Adrienne Iorio
Phillip Dutton/43/West Grove, PA/Truluck/G/Thoroughbred/10/Ann Jones and Shannon Stimson
Will Faudree/25/Southern Pines, NC/Antigua/G/Australian Thoroughbred/18/Will Faudree
Bonnie Mosser/44/Unionville, PA/Close The Deal/G/Dutch Warmblood/Thoroughbred Cross/13/Rebecca Polan
Karen O'Connor/48/The Plains, VA/Allstar/G/Thoroughbred/11/Rebecca Broussard
The horses and riders will train at Stonehall Farm in The Plains, VA beginning June 24 and enter quarantine in Ocala, FL on July 1. The six horses that will ship to Brazil will leave from Miami, Florida on July 11.
For more information please contact High Performance Communications Manager Joanie Morris at (859) 225-2052 or email@example.com
As the National Governing Body (NGB) of Equestrian Sport, the United
States Equestrian Federation(r), Inc. (USEF) is the regulatory body for
28 breeds and disciplines, including our country's international teams
competing in the disciplines of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing,
para-equestrian, reining, show jumping and vaulting. With over 87,000
members, it is the country's largest multi-breed organization and
annually license more than 2,800 competitions nationwide. The USEF
governs all aspects of competition, including education and licensing of
all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate shows.
Vision Statement: The vision of United States Equestrian Federation(r)
is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of
America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grassroots to the
Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the
welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best
national equestrian federation in the world.