Articles: Press Release
USET Announces Show Jumping Team For CSIO Toronto
Marty Bauman, (508) 698-6810, email@example.com
Joanna Smith, (908) 234-1251, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gladstone, New Jersey -October 3, 2001- The United States Equestrian Team
(USET) has announced the squad of show jumping riders that will compete at
CSIO Toronto, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Canada,
November 5- 10.
Named to the USET team are 2000 Sydney Olympic teammates Margie
Goldstein-Engle of West Palm Beach, FL on Hidden Creek's Perin, owned by
Hidden Creek Farm, and Laura Kraut of Oconomowoc, WI on Anthem, owned by
Summit Syndicates; along with Beezie Patton Madden of Cazenovia, NY riding
Judgement, owned by Iron Springs Farm, and McLain Ward of Brewster NY,
riding Viktor, owned by Full Cry Farm.
All four of these riders were also selected to compete as the team at CSIO
Washington at the Washington International Horse Show, October 23-28.
Todd Minikus of Loxahatchee, FL riding his own horse, Oh Star, is the first
alternate for Toronto while Kimberly Frey of Upperville, VA riding Conawara,
owned by Overlook Farm, is second alternate.
Frank Chapot will serve at Chef d'Equipe.
Engle and Madden recently competed on the USET's highly successful CSIO
Spruce Meadows' team in Calgary, Canada, September 5 -9, where they placed
second in the Nations Cup behind Ireland.
Riders for CSIO Washington were selected according to Selection Procedures
for CSIO/CSI competitions with riders being chosen according to their
ranking on the September 28th USET Computer List.
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.