Articles: Press Release
United States Wins CRIO Gladstone Nations Cup Presented by Cosequin
At Bayer/USET Festival of Champions Presented by State Line Tack
Marty Bauman or Courtney Boova, 908-234-1251 or email@example.com
Gladstone, NJ--June 22, 2002—The United States won the CRIO Gladstone
Nations Cup Presented by Cosequin at the Bayer/USET Festival of Champions
Presented by State Line Tack.
The USET squad of Tim McQuay on Okie Dun Did It, Craig Johnson on Sailing
Smart, Dell Hendricks on Dunnit In Hollywood and Shawn Flarida on Freckles
Top Prize combined for a team score of 1326.5 points to edge the team from
Canada at the USET Olympic Training Center in Gladstone, NJ. Canada, which
upset the USET squad in last year’s first-ever Reining Nations Cup, finished
this year with a score of 1309. Brazil finished third with a score of 1269,
Mexico was fourth with 1231.5 and Japan was fifth with 1194.
Scott Monroe of Sharon, CT sits in first place in the Advanced Singles Horse
competition after the dressage and marathon phases. The driving event is
the last of the selection trials being used to choose the team to represent
the United States at the World Singles Championship in Conty, France in
After two days of competition, Monroe has the lead with a
combined score of 103.9 penalties. Nancy Johnson follows in second place
with a combined score of 105.2, and Kimberly Stover sits in the third
position with a combined score of 109.2. The competition will conclude on
Sunday with the cones phase of the competition.
Two-time World Champion Valerie Kanavy rode Hott Property (sic)
to victory in the USET Endurance 75-Mile Championship Ride. She finished
with a ride time of 9 hours, 14 minutes and 31 seconds. Second place went
to Meg Sleeper, DVM, who rode Syrocco Blair to a time of 9:24:30.
Susan Dutta rode West Side Lady to first place in the
Intermediaire I to take the lead after two of three phases in the USET
Intermediaire Dressage Championship. Dutta scored 70.700% to move ahead of
Jan Ebeling and Liberte who won the opening Prix St. Georges on Thursday.
Ebeling received a score of 68.600% and now trails Dutta entering Sunday’s
In the National Disability Sports Alliance (NDSA) Individual
Championship, Barbara Grassmyer rode Bally Shannon to victory with a score
of 67.467%. Grassmyer will be seeking her second consecutive NDSA
Championship during Sunday’s culminating Freestyle ride.
For further information and results on the Bayer/ USET Festival
of Champions Presented by State Line Tack, please visit the USET web site at