Articles: Press Release
USET Announces CDIO Aachen Dressage Team
Contact: Marty Bauman, (508) 698-6810
Gladstone, NJ-June 12, 2003-The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has
named its four-member team plus one individual for CDIO Aachen. The
team includes Debbie McDonald of Hailey, ID, with Brentina, owned by
Peggy and Parry Thomas; Steffen Peters of Solana Beach, CA, on Grandeur,
owned by Lila Kommerstadt; Guenter Seidel of Del Mar, CA, on Nikolaus,
owned by Dick and Jane Brown; and Lisa Wilcox of Thousand Oaks, CA, with
Relevant, owned by Gundula Vorwerk and Dr. Claus Crone-Munzebrock.
The individual rider/horse combination will be George
Williams of Delaware, OH, and Rocher, owned by Charles & Joann Smith.
CDIO Aachen takes place June 17-22 in Aachen, Germany.
Klaus Balkenhol will serve as the team coach and chef d'equipe. Dr.
Midge Leitch will be the team veterinarian.
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, Pan American Games, and the World
Championships. To accomplish this, the USET seeks out and nurtures the
development of talented athletes - riders, drivers, vaulters, 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