Lexington, KY – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announces the following changes to the 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team Short List for the Pan American Games:
Alexandra Slusher with Last Call and William Coleman III with Obos O’Reilly have withdrawn from consideration for the 2011 Pan American Games.
The first ranked substitute Shannon Lilley with Ballingowan Pizzaz and second ranked substitute, Alexandra Slusher with Pierre have been added on the Short List.
In addition, Boyd Martin and Cold Harbor have been granted permission by the USEF Eventing Selectors to be excused from competing at the Mandatory Outing at Richland Park August 25-28, 2011, for logistical reasons. Martin will be preparing to represent the U.S. on the 2011 Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials to be held September 1-4, 2011, in the U.K., and will be unavailable to compete at Richland Park.
The complete Short List as of August 15:
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
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
Shannon Lilley/32/Gilroy, CA/Ballingowan Pizzaz/9/Irish Sport Horse/G/ The Lilley Group
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/Pierre/10/Hanoverian/G/ Sandy 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
Ranked Substitutes as of Aug. 15, 2011:
1. Kevin Keane/56/Kennett Square, PA/Fernhill Flutter/9/Irish Sport Horse/G/ Kevin Keane
2. Jennifer Taxay Kelly/47/Agua Dulce, CA/Taboo/7/Thoroughbred/M/ Jennifer Taxay Kelly
3. Matt Flynn/27/Potomac, MD/Breakthrough/7/Irish Sport Horse/G/ Dr. and Mrs. A Patrick Flynn