Articles: Press Release
Hough Starts USET Spruce Meadows Tour Winning The $25,000 Promark
Marty Bauman, (508) 698-6810, firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanna Smith, (908) 234-1251, email@example.com
Gladstone, New Jersey-September 6, 2001-2000 Sydney Olympic Show Jumping
team member, Lauren Hough of Ocala, FL, started the United States Equestrian
Team (USET)'s CSIO Spruce Meadows' tour in Calgary, Canada, September 5 -9,
winning the $25,000 Promark Cup.
Hough, riding Windy City, owned by Peppercorn Ltd., was clear with the
fastest time of 56.71 seconds, beating 2000 Olympic German Team Gold
Medalist Ludger Beerbaum, who finished in a time of 56.91 seconds. Veteran
USET rider, Rich Fellers of Wilsonville, OR was third with Amos, owned by
Harry and Mollie Chapman.
Earlier in the day, Fellers won the $8,500 Gienow Jumper Welcome class with
a clear round on Andy, owned by Harry and Mollie Chapman.
Along with Hough, the USET's CSIO Spruce Meadows team include Hough's 2000
Olympic teammate Margie Goldstein-Engle of West Palm Beach FL, and team
alternate Todd Minikus of Loxahatchee, FL, along with Beezie Patton Madden
of Cazenovia, NY. George Morris is Chef d'Equipe.
Engle competes on her Olympic mount Hidden Creek's Perin, owned by Hidden
Creek Farm. Minikus, who recently won a string of Grand Prix that included
the $175,000 Cargill Grand Prix of the United States and the $100,000
Rolex/USET Show Jumping Championship, will compete with his horse Oh Star.
Madden returns to Spruce Meadows with Judgement, owned by Iron Spring Farm,
whom she rode to a second place finish at Spruce Meadows in the ATCO Power
Queen Elizabeth II Cup in July.
For daily results, please visit www.uset.org under the discipline of show
jumping and results.
The United States Equestrian Team is a 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.