USEF Announces Dressage Combinations to Represent the U.S. at CHIO Aachen
Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following four horse-and-rider combinations to the U.S. Dressage Team for the Aachen CDIO5* held during CHIO Aachen in Germany, June 26-30, 2013. Additionally, two Small Tour combinations have been named to represent the U.S. in CDI4* competition. In 2013, the United States will also be represented for the first time in CDI-U25 competition.
The following four combinations have been named to the U.S. Dressage Team for the Aachen CDIO5*(listed in Alphabetical Order):
Jan Ebeling (Moorpark, CA) on Ann Romney, Amy Ebeling, and Beth Meyers’ Rafalca
Rafalca is a 1997 Oldenburg mare
Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, FL) on Patricia Stempel’s Doktor
Doktor is a 2003 Oldenburg gelding
Tina Konyot (Palm City, FL) on her own Calecto V
Calecto V is a 1998 Danish Warmblood stallion
Steffen Peters (San Diego, CA) on Four Winds Farm’s Legolas 92
Legolas 92 is a 2002 Westphalian gelding
All four combinations have been awarded grants from the USEF for European competition, with funding for the grants made possible by the USET Foundation. Learn more about the grants here.
The following two combinations have been named to represent the United States in Small Tour competition in the Aachen CDI4*(listed in Alphabetical Order):
Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, FL) on Patricia Stempel’s Danilo
Danilo is a 2004 Hanoverian gelding
Caroline Roffman (Wellington, FL) on her own Her Highness O
Her Highness O is a 2003 Hanoverian mare
The following combination has been named to represent the United States in the Aachen CDI-U25:
Caroline Roffman (Wellington, FL) on Hyperion Farm, Inc’s Sagacious HF
Sagacious HF is a 1999 Royal Dutch Warmblood gelding
Roffman has been awarded a Dutta Corp. sponsored flight to compete and train in Europe. Learn more about the Dutta Corp. sponsored flight here.
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