Articles: Press Release
United States Equestrian Team Announces the 2000 Olympic Games Eventing Team and Individuals to Compete at the Sydney Games
Marty Bauman (508)698-6810, firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanna Morgan Smith (908)234-1251, email@example.com
Gladstone, NJ-September 11, 2000-The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has
announced the four team members and three individuals to compete in Sydney
Australia for the 2000 Olympic Games Three Day Event . The USET selected its
team of four for the team competition plus three individuals and a reserve
horse/rider after the arrival of the squad at the Sydney International
Equestrian Center on September 11th.
The final team of four horse/rider combinations that will compete for the
U.S. is (in alphabetical order);
|Nina Fout of Middleburg, VA||3 Magic Beans||Nina Fout|
|David O'Connor of The Plains, VA||Giltedge||Jacqueline B. Mars|
|Karen O'Connor of The Plains, VA||Prince Panache||Jacqueline B. Mars|
|Linden Wiesman of Columbia, TN||Anderoo||Barbara and James Wiesman|
Riders selected to participate in the individual competition are (in
|Julie Black of Newnan, GA||Hyde Park Corner||Jim & Janet Richards|
|Robert Costello of Southern Pines, NC||Chevalier||Deirdre Pirie|
|David O'Connor of The Plains, VA||Custom Made||Xandarius LLC|
The reserve horse/rider is Rebecca Douglas of Lansing, KS with Highland
Hogan, owned by Faye C. and David Woolf.
The first horse inspection is September 15th.
The United States Equestrian Team is the non-profit organization that
selects, trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest possible
standard to represent our country in major international competition,
including the Olympic Games and the World Championships. To accomplish this
the USET seeks out and nurtures the development of talented athletes -
riders, drivers and horses - and provides the support and guidance they need
to help them attain their fullest potential. For more information on the
USET, please call (908)234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at www.uset.org.