Gladstone, NJ - February 24, 2015 - CSIO Wellington, Nations Cup Night is just a few days away, and the United States is calling on all fans to show their support. On Friday, February 27, the United States Equestrian Team Foundation and the United States Equestrian Federation will be hosting a TEAM USA Nations Cup Pep Rally Reception. The event will be held just prior to the Nations Cup, running from 6-7pm in the "USA" section of the Special Events Pavilion at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Cocktails and an All-American Picnic Dinner will be served.
"Nations Cup night is the perfect occasion for all those that love Show Jumping," expressed USET Foundation Executive Director Bonnie Jenkins. "We will have a great team of talented riders and horses led by the new U.S. Show Jumping Chef d' Equipe, Robert Ridland. The USET Foundation is proud to be part of this special night in partnership with the USEF and hope that everyone will come out and cheer 'Team USA' on to victory."
During the Pep Rally Reception, guests, team horse owners and supporters will enjoy cocktails and an All American Picnic Dinner as well as the camaraderie of friends and fellow supporters. Seating for the USA Cheering Section will also be available on the night of the Nations Cup on a first come, first serve basis starting at 6pm in the USA section of the Special Events Pavilion.
The reception festivities will also include the awarding of the TEAM USA Poster Contest winners, and the introduction of the United States Children's, Junior and Young Rider Nations Cup teams who will compete on Saturday, February 28.