Articles: Press Release
US Show Jumpers Top in Spruce Meadows Nations Cup
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 7, 2008
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY - The US Show Jumpers continued their winning ways,
storming to victory in the prestigious BMO Nations Cup at the Spruce
Meadows Masters CSIO5* in Calgary, Canada. The American squad of Lauren
Hough, Todd Minikus, Richard Spooner and Rich Fellers finished on four
faults, leaving them clear of The Netherlands, Canada and Germany who
all finished on eight.
Minikus and Spooner jumped two clear rounds a piece to lead the US
charge, Fellers had one rail down in the first round but jumped an
immaculate clear in the second round. Hough had one rail down in the
first round and two down in the second with Quick Study.
For complete results, please see www.sprucemeadows.com
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of excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games, based on a
foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare
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