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USEF Names Short List for 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Pan American Games

Lexington, KY – The USEF has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List/Nominated Entry for the 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team to represent the United States at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Name/Age/Hometown/Horse/Age/Breed/Sex/Owner (in alpha order):
Emily Beshear/34/Somerset, VA/Here’s to You/11/Thoroughbred/G/ Deep Purple Eventing
Hannah Sue Burnett/25/Ocala, FL/Harbour Pilot/8/Irish Sport Horse/G/ Jacqueline Mars
William Coleman III/28/Gordonsville, VA/Oboe O’Reilly/8/Irish Sport Horse/G/Tivoli Farms
Anna Collier/35/Vancouver, WA/Upper Crust D/10/KWPN/G/ Anna Collier
Bruce Davidson Jr./35/Ocala, FL/Absolute Liberty/8/Thoroughbred/M/Sharon Will
Jonathan Holling/34/Ocala, FL/ Downtown Harrison/7/Trakehner-Thoroughbred Cross/G/ Constance Holling
Boyd Martin/32/Cochranville, PA/Cold Harbor/11/Canadian Sport Horse/G/ Dana Diemer
Maxance McManamy/19/Templeton, CA/Project Runway/7/Trakehner/G/ Maxance McManamy
Michael Pollard/30/Dalton, GA/Schoensgreen Hanni/8/German Sport Horse/M/ Natalie Pollard
Kristin Schmolze/28/Califon, NJ/Ballylaffin Bracken/11/Irish Sport Horse/G/ Kristin, Janet, and William Schmolze
Alexandra Slusher/24/Auburn, CA/Last Call/12/Mecklenberg/M/ Christina Campbell
Tamra Smith/36/Murietta, CA/Mar de Amor/11/Selle Francais/G/ Leigh Mesher
Lynn Symansky/28/Middleburg, VA/Donner/8/Thoroughbred/G/ Lynn Symansky
Jolie Wentworth/30/Martinez, CA, /Good Knight/9/Canadian Sport Horse/ Tracy Bowman
Sharon White/37/Summit Point, WV/Rafferty’s Rules/13/AUS WB/ Adrienne Classen

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USEF Updates Eventing High Performance Lists

Lexington, KY – The USEF has updated the Eventing High Performance Training Lists based on spring performances so far in 2011. Riders will be invited to participate in training sessions with USEF Technical Advisor Capt. Mark Phillips at competitions throughout the summer and fall seasons in preparation for the 2011 Pan American Games and 2012 Olympic Games.

Name/Age/Hometown

The following riders have been named to the High Performance A List:

Phillip Dutton/47/West Grove, PA
Will Faudree/29/Hoffman, NC
Sinead Halpin/29/Oldwick, NJ
Boyd Martin/31/West Grove, PA

The following riders have been named to the High Performance B List:

Jennie Brannigan/23/West Grove, PA
Hannah Sue Burnett/24/Ocala, FL
Will Coleman/28/Gordonsville, VA
Buck Davidson/35/ Riegelsville, PA
Clark Montgomery/30/Fairburn, GA
Karen O’Connor/53/The Plains, VA
Doug Payne/29/Pottersville, NJ
Michael Pollard/30/Dalton, GA
Julian Stiller/27/Berkshire, UK

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This Week in International Disciplines – June 1, 2011

Dressage

Dressage preparations for the Pan American Games continued as Prix St Georges and Intermediaire I competition took place at CDIs across the country. Jan Ebeling swept the small tour at CDI Flintridge with Rosenzauber 8, scoring 70.263% in the Prix St Georges, 70.702% in the Intermediaire I and 70.292% in the Freestyle.

For complete results please visit www.cornerstonedressage.com/results/2011_7.pdf.

At the CDI Lexington, Lisa Wilcox and Pikko del Cerro HU dominated the Small Tour. They scored 71.008% in the Prix St. Georges and 76.624% in the Intermediaire I. Claire Darnell won the Intermediaire I Freestyle with a score 73.458%.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kentuckydressageassociation.org/.

In the small tour at CDI Allentown in New Jersey, Canadian Ashley Holzer took the top spot in the Prix St. Georges, but Cesar Parra, the 2010 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF National Intermediaire I Dressage Champion, was second on Grandioso with a score of 70.395%. Holzer continued her winning ways in the Intermediaire I, where Endel Ots took second with Toscano on a score of 69.430%. Parra then went on to win the Freestyle with a score of 72.417% Holzer also won the Grand Prix on her veteran Pop Art, local rider Lauren Sammis was second with Sagacious HF with a score of 67.851%. They repeated the one-two placings in the Grand Prix Freestyle.  Melissa Taylor was third behind Sammis in the Grand Prix but led the victory celebration in the Grand Prix Special with Schumacker Solyst on a score of 65.792%.

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Road to Pan American Games Runs through Raleigh’s Capital Dressage Classic

Raleigh, NC – Some of the dressage world’s best-known horse and rider teams will be wowing spectators at the 2011 CDI3*Y/J Capital Dressage Classic, June 3-5, 2011, at the Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh, NC.  Among just a few of the world class riders who will be competing are Michael Barisone , Jim Koford, Susan Dutta, Lars Peterson, Karen Lipp, Shannon Dueck, Caroline Roffman, Tami Batts, Chris Hickey, Arlene Page and Julio Cesar Mendoza-Loor.

Scores will be updated and available on the web within minutes of each ride throughout the competition to give enthusiasts around the world a virtual front row seat.  Along with the 2011 Pan American Games qualifying classes, the show is an official qualifying competition for the 2011 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF National Grand Prix Championship; Intermediaire I Championship; FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships; USEF “Brentina Cup” Championships; 2011 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Program; and the 2011 USEF National Developing Horse Dressage Championship (sponsored by the Dutta Corp & PSI).

The 2011 CDI3*Y/J Capital Dressage Classic, hosted by the NC Dressage and Combined Training Association, will be managed for the first time by Regina Antonioli of California. As the chairman of the USDF Competition committee, Antonioli believes Raleigh’s Capital Dressage Classic is an essential part of the high-performance competition calendar.

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USEF Announces Dates and Location for 2011 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced the dates and location for the 2011 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions which will also serve as the USEF Selection Trials for the US Dressage Team for the 2011 Pan American Games.

The competition will be held over four days, September 8-11, 2011, at the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ.

The best horse/rider combinations in the following divisions will vie for national dressage championships: Grand Prix, Intermediaire I, Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup,’ Young Rider and Junior. For the first time in 2011, a National Pony Dressage Championship will also be run.

The Intermediaire I National Championship will also serve as the USEF Selection Trial for the US Dressage Team for the 2011 Pan American Games.

The Pan American Games will run in Guadalajara, Mexico in October, the U.S. Dressage Team will be looking to repeat their Gold medal effort from 2007.

For more information about High Performance Dressage, please visit:
http://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alldressage/hpDressage.aspx.

Or contact Jenny Van Wieren, USEF Director of Dressage, High Performance at jvanwieren@usef.org.

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Eventing Mandatory Outing Information for 2011 Pan American Games

Lexington, KY – The USEF has announced that the Mandatory Outing for Eventing for the 2011 Pan American Games will be held at the Richland Park Horse Trials in Richland, Michigan, August 25-28, 2011.

The event will run a separate division for the USEF Short Listed riders.  Their division will include the FEI CCI2* dressage test and the Advanced Cross Country and Jumping tracks. The USEF will name a partial Short List for the Games after the Bromont CCI, which will be held June 9-12, 2011. The Event at Rebecca Farm (July 21-24) is the last selection trial designated in the Selection Procedures, after which the final and complete Short List will be named.

Short Listed horse/rider combinations must compete in the Mandatory Outing, unless excused for veterinary, medical or exceptional circumstances.

The Pan American Games will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico this fall and eventing will be run at the CCI2* level. The eventing competition will take place from October 20-23, 2011.

Richland Park features Horse Trials from Novice to Advanced, a CIC3* and a CIC2* as well Young Horse Divisions.

More information about Richland Park is available here: http://www.richlandpark.com/index.html.

More information about the 2011 Pan American Games is available here: http://www.guadalajara2011.org.mx/eng/01_inicio/index.asp.

USEF High Performance Eventing Information is available here: http://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alleventing/hpeventing.aspx, which includes a list of applicants for the Games.

USEF Announces Dates and Location for 2011 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced the dates and location for the 2011 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions which will also serve as the USEF Selection Trials for the US Dressage Team for the 2011 Pan American Games.

The competition will be held over four days, September 8-11, 2011, at the USET Foundation Headquarters in Gladstone, NJ.

The best horse/rider combinations in the following divisions will vie for national dressage championships: Grand Prix, Intermediaire I, Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup,’ Young Rider and Junior. For the first time in 2011, a National Pony Dressage Championship will also be run.

The Intermediaire I National Championship will also serve as the USEF Selection Trial for the US Dressage Team for the 2011 Pan American Games.

The Pan American Games will run in Guadalajara, Mexico in October, the U.S. Dressage Team will be looking to repeat their Gold medal effort from 2007.

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Selection Procedures for 2011 Pan American Games Are Now Available at USEF.org

Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation’s Selection Procedures for the 2011 Pan American Games have been approved by the United States Olympic Committee.

The selection procedures and application information is posted on the High Performance section of the specific discipline pages. Please see the following links for more information:

Dressage: http://usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alldressage/2011PanAmGames.aspx.
Please contact Jenny van Wieren at jvanwieren@usef.org with questions regarding dressage.

Eventing: http://usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alleventing/hpeventing.aspx.
Please contact Sara Ike at sara.ike@usef.org with questions regarding eventing.

Jumping: http://usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/alljumping/sjPanAmGames.aspx.
Please contact Lizzy Chesson at lchesson@usef.org with questions regarding jumping.

The 2011 Pan American Games will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico October 14-30, 2011. The official website can be found here: http://www.guadalajara2011.org.mx/eng/01_inicio/index.asp.