Articles: Press Release
Four Riders Named to USEF Show Jumping Developing/Young Rider Tour
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2008
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY -- The USEF has named the following four horse/rider combinations to the 2008 Show Jumping Developing/Young Rider Tour based off their ranking on the April 25, 2008 USEF Computer List.
The following four horse/rider combinations will compete at the CSIO4* Poznan in Poland June 5-8, the CSI3* Aach in Germany June 12-15, and the CSIO4* Lipica in Slovakia June 26-29. They will be under the guidance of Chef d'Equipe Melanie Smith Taylor.
Michael Morrissey/22/Bradenton, FL/Crelido/12/Holsteiner/G/Eugene Mische
James Benedetto /43/ Kings Park, NY/Kannan S Gigi Z/10/Zangersheider Reitpferd/M/Equinimity LLC
Tracy Magness /36/Baltimore, MD/Tarco Van Ter Moude/12/Belgian Warmblood/G/John and Barbara Bartko
Alexa Lowe/31/Upperville, VA/Nadyleen/13/Dutch Warmblood/M/Windsor Farm Sales
Alternates in this order:
Jeanne Hobbs/21/Pinehurst, NC/Night and Day 8/15/Oldenburg/G/Jeanne Hobbs
Last year's Tour was very successful with the riders scoring a Nations Cup win in Hamina, Finland. Funding for the 2008 Tour has been made possible by a grant from the USET Foundation.
For more information please contact Lizzy Chesson, Director of Show Jumping, High Performance Activities at email@example.com.
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