See Where U.S. Dressage Combinations are Headed for European Competition


 

An exciting summer of European Dressage competition, with an unprecedented 13 American combinations will be competing at some of the most renowned shows throughout Europe, and they are ready to get it on. Following successful fundraising efforts and the continued generosity of the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members, grants by the USEF to compete and train in Europe made the program well underway possible. Members of the Dressage Pan American Games European CDI Observation Event Squad arrived at Gut Ising in Germany on April 30 having traveled well on the flight arranged by The Dutta Corp. As part of its sponsorship of USEF Dressage Programs, The Dutta Corp. covered a portion of the expenses for the trip. The squad will continue to train under the guidance of Chef d'Equipe Robert Dover in preparation for the first Observation Event at CDI3*/5* Munich, May 13-17. The following combinations have been awarded European Competition and Training Grants. See who, when and where they will be competing as the spring/summer season is underway.

  • Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) with Patricia Stempel's Doktor and Danilo
    Doktor is a 2003 Oldenburg gelding.
    Danilo is a 2004 Hanoverian gelding.
  • Catherine Haddad-Staller (Wellington, Fla.) with Rowan O'Riley's Mane Stream Hotmail
    Mane Stream Hotmail is a 2002 Oldenburg gelding.
  • Brian Hafner (Penngrove, Calif.) with his own and Rebecca Hafner's Lombardo LHF
    Lombardo LHF is a 1999 Hanoverian gelding.
  • Charlotte Jorst (Reno, Nev.) with Kastel Denmark's Kastel's Nintendo
    Kastel's Nintendo is a 2003 Dutch Warmblood stallion.
  • Devon Kane (Wellington, Fla.) with Diamante Farms' Destiny
    Destiny is a 2003 Danish Warmblood gelding.
  • Tuny Page (Wellington, Fla.) with her own Alina and Woodstock
    Alina is a 1998 Danish mare.
    Woodstock is a 2003 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
  • Kasey Perry (Orangevale, Calif.) with Diane Perry's Trostruplund's Scarlet
    Trostruplund's Scarlet is a 1999 Danish Warmblood mare.

European CDIOs
Promising American combinations are set to compete in four European Nations Cups over the summer.

  • CDIO5* Rotterdam and CDIO5* Hagen
    The following combinations will represent the U.S. at CDIO5* Rotterdam, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 18-21, and at CDIO5* Hagen, in Hagen, Germany, July 8-12 (in alphabetical order):
  • Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) with Patricia Stempel's Doktor
    Doktor is a 2003 Oldenburg gelding.
  • Charlotte Jorst (Reno, Nev.) with Kastel Denmark's Kastel's Nintendo
    Kastel's Nintendo is a 2003 Dutch Warmblood stallion.
  • Tuny Page (Wellington, Fla.) with her own Woodstock
    Woodstock is a 2003 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
  • *Kathleen Raine (Murrieta, Calif.) with Jennifer Mason, David Wightman, and her own Breanna
    Breanna is a 2001 Hanoverian mare.
    *Should Raine and Breanna be named to the U.S. Pan American Games Team or as alternates to the U.S. team, Katherine Bateson-Chandler (Wellington, Fla.) and Jane Clark's 2005 Dutch Warmblood gelding Alcazar would replace them on the Rotterdam and Hagen teams.

CDIO5* Falsterbo

The following combinations will represent the U.S. at CDIO5* Falsterbo, in Falsterbo, Sweden, July 9-12 (in alphabetical order):

  • Susie Dutta (Wellington, Fla.) and Tim Dutta Inc.'s Currency DC
    Currency DC is a 2000 Oldenburg gelding.
  • Catherine Haddad-Staller (Wellington, Fla.) with Rowan O'Riley's Mane Stream Hotmail
    Mane Stream Hotmail is a 2002 Oldenburg gelding.
    Brian Hafner (Penngrove, Calif.) with his own and Rebecca Hafner's Lombardo LHF
    Lombardo LHF is a 1999 Hanoverian gelding.
  • Devon Kane (Wellington, Fla.) with Diamante Farms' Destiny
    Destiny is a 2003 Danish Warmblood gelding.

CDIO3* Hickstead

The following combinations have been named to represent the U.S. at CDIO3* Hickstead, in Hickstead, England, July 15-19, additional combinations may be named pending approval by the USEF Dressage High Performance Committee (in alphabetical order):

  • Katherine Bateson-Chandler (Wellington, Fla.) with Jane Clark's Alcazar
    Alcazar is a 2005 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
  • Jennifer Hoffman (San Diego, Calif.) with her own XXXL Rubinio NRW or Farinelli
    XXXL Rubinio NRW is a 2003 Westphalian stallion. Farinelli is a 1999 Westphalian gelding.
  • *Kasey Perry (Orangevale, Calif.) with Diane Perry's Trostruplund's Scarlet
    Trostruplund's Scarlet is a 1999 Danish Warmblood mare.
    *Should Perry be named to the U.S. Pan American Games Team or as an alternate to the U.S. Team with Goerklintgaards Dublet she will not compete at CDIO3* Hickstead.

USEF Developing Dressage Program
Two participants of the USEF Developing Dressage Program, supported by the ongoing gift through the USET Foundation Trustee Akiko Yamazaki/Red Husky Foundation, have been awarded grants to train and compete in European U-25 competitions. Chase Hickock (Wellington, Fla.) with Hyperion Farm, Inc.'s 1999 Royal Dutch Warmblood gelding Sagacious HF and Genay Vaughn (Elk Grove, Calif.) with Starr Vaughn Equestrian, Inc's 2001 Hanoverian stallion Donarweiss GGF will compete at two European CDI-U25s in July.
 
USEF Dressage Young Rider European Tour

Based on the ranking and selection process for the USEF Dressage Young Rider European Tour, the following combinations have been named for the U.S. Team for CDIO-Y Hagen, in Hagen, Germany, June 16-21, 2015 (in ranked order):

  • Catherine Chamberlain (Murrieta, Calif.) with Kimberly Pribble's Avesto Van Weltevreden
    Avesto Van Weltevreden is a 2005 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
    *Chamberlain will also be an alternate on her own 2002 Dutch Warmblood gelding Verdicci.
  • Ayden Uhlir (Wellington, Fla.) with her own Sjapoer
    Sjapoer is a 1999 Dutch Warmblood gelding.
  • Barbara Davis (Wellington, Fla.) with Michael Davis' Feivel Mousekewitz
    Feivel Mousekewitz is a 2001 Hanoverian gelding.
  • Cassidy Gallman (Poway, Calif.) and her own 2000 Hanoverian gelding Grand Makana
    will serve as first alternates and Lindsey Brewin (San Ramon, Calif.) and her own 2002 Dutch Warmblood gelding Vaillant will serve as second alternates.

    Both Chamberlain and Uhlir have received grants to compete on the USEF Dressage Young Rider European Tour.

 
The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.




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