Eventing Competition and Training Grants Awarded for 2009 Autumn Season

Lexington, KY − The USEF Eventing High Performance Committee (EHPC) is pleased to award the following horse/rider combinations Competition and Training Grants for the fall of 2009:

Grants for A List riders:

Burghley CCI4*, GBR:

Name/Age/Hometown/Horse/Age/Breed/Sex/Owner

  • Corinne Ashton/46/Princeton, MA/Dobbin/15/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Corinne Ashton
  • Jan Byyny/41/Purcellville, VA/Waterfront/14/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Richard Byyny
  • Buck Davidson/32/Ocala, FL/BallyNoe Castle/9/Irish Thoroughbred/Gelding/Carl & Cassandra Segal
  • Phillip Dutton/45/West Grove, PA/TruLuck/12/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Shannon Stimson and Ann Jones
  • Becky Holder/39/Mendota Heights, MN/Courageous Comet/13/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Tom Holder
  • Karen O’Connor/50/The Plains, VA/Mandiba/10/Irish Sport Horse/Gelding/Joan Goswell
  • Missy Ransehousen/39/Unionville, PA/Critical Decision/13/Oldenburg/Gelding/Jessica Ransehousen
  • Allison Springer/34/Marshall, VA/Arthur/10/Irish Sport Horse/Gelding/Allison Springer
  • Amy Tryon/38/Duvall, WA/Leyland/9/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Elisabeth Nicholson
  • Jennifer Wooten/30/Ramona, CA/The Good Witch/13/Irish Sport Horse/Mare/Daisy Tognazzini

Pau CCI4*, FRA:

  • Gina Miles/35/Atascadero, CA/McKinlaigh/15/Irish Sport Horse/Gelding/Thomas Schulz

1st Alternate:

  • Allison Springer/34/Marshall, VA/Destination Known/11/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Allison Springer

The following rider/horse combinations will receive training grants:

  • Jan Byyny/41/Purcellville, VA/Waterfront/14/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Richard Byyny
  • Stephen Bradley/47/Leesburg, VA/Brandenburg’s Joshua/14/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Southern Edition Farm
  • Will Coleman/25/Gordonsville, VA/Twizzel/13/Westfalen/Gelding/Tivoli Farm
  • Buck Davidson/32/Ocala, FL/My Boy Bobby/13/Irish Sport Horse/Gelding/Carl & Cassandra Segal
  • Phillip Dutton/45/West Grove, PA/TruLuck/12/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Shannon Stimson and Ann Jones
  • Phillip Dutton/45/West Grove, PA/Woodburn/13/NZ Thoroughbred/Gelding/Acorn Hill Farm
  • Becky Holder/39/Mendota Heights, MN/Courageous Comet/13/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Tom Holder
  • Gina Miles/35/Atascadero, CA/McKinlaigh/15/Irish Sport Horse/Gelding/Thomas Schulz
  • Amy Tryon/38/Duvall, WA/Leyland/9/Thoroughbred/Gelding/Elisabeth Nicholson

Horses will be evaluated by a member of the vet panel after the Event at Rebecca Farm and after the gallop at High Acre on July 31 in order to ensure each horse’s current fitness and soundness.  In addition, combinations must also maintain their current form in competition, as well as fitness and soundness, in order to receive their grants.




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