Articles: Press Release
U.S. Gets Wild Card To Nations Cup
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(Formerly American Horse Shows Association)
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The United States Jumping Team was granted a wild card entry in the 2002
Samsung Nations Cup Final, to be held August 24, 2002 in Donaueschingen,
Germany. Frank Chapot will serve as Chef d' Equipe for the team.
Entries are as follows:
* Molly Ashe - Kroon Gravin (Grandville - Dalgravin, by
Ramiro) Dutch Warmblood mare owned by Sandra D. O'Donnell; Resolute (Julio
Mariner xx - Winata, by Manchester/Kommandeur) Dutch Warmblood gelding owned
by Rosewood Glen Ltd, LLC.
* Leslie Howard - Priobert de Kalvarie (Kimball - Dorothee de
Kalvarie, by Flugel Van La Roche) Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Higher
Ground Farm, Inc; Nick of Diamonds (Irco Mena - Shamsong, by Imperius)
11-year-old, Swedish Warmblood stallion owned by the S'Blieft Group; Paloma
(Pit I - Ramira, by Ramiroff) 11-year-old Westfalen owned by James B.
Pirtle, Ent., Inc; Youp 7-year-old, Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by the
* Beezie Madden - Judgement (Consul - Faletta, by Akteur)
11-year-old, NA/WPN stallion owned by Iron Springs Farm, Inc.; Conquest II
(Concorde / Ulft) 11-year-old, Dutch Warmblood stallion owned by Joseph D.
* Nicole Shahinian Simpson - El Campeon Cirka Z (Quidam De
Revel - Phedra Rateliere, by Belphegor IV) 12-year-old, Selle Francais
stallion owned by El Campeon Farms; El Campeon Petri (Lavall I De -
Zestermuende, by Silvester) Holsteiner owned by El Campeon Farms
* Peter Wylde - Fein Cera (Landadel x Cera) 11-year-old,
Holsteiner mare owned by the Fein Cera Group; Lapeti 11-year-old mare
(Landadel - Gretna Royal, by Grandissimo) owned by Sarah B. Willeman;
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