U.S. Team Announced for FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors

U.S. vaulters heading to the FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors (Photo: Jerry Yang)
U.S. vaulters heading to the FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors (Photo: Jerry Yang)

Lexington, KY. - The top junior vaulters from across the United States are prepared to compete against 18 countries at the FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors, August 5-10, 2015, in Ermelo, The Netherlands. The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named three individual females and one alternate, three individual males, two pas de deux, one squad of six vaulters plus one alternate, and ten horses. The following athletes will represent the U.S. (in alphabetical order):

Individual Female:
Tessa Divita (Portola Valley, Calif.)
Michelle Guo (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Siddartha Kreaden (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Reserve, Carlee Heger (Fort Collins, Colo.)

Individual Male:
Luke Overton (Stanwood, Wash.)
Colton Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.)
Kaleb Patterson (Stanwood, Wash.)

Pas de Deux:
Janie Salisbury (Atherton, Calif.) and Sarah Dunn (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Michelle Guo (Palo Alto, Calif.) and Bodhi Hall (San Jose, Calif.)

Squad:
Woodside Vaulters
Tessa Divita (Portola Valley, Calif.)
Sarah Dunn (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Audrey Kiernan (San Mateo, Calif.)
Siddartha Kreaden (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Rachel Polati (Emerald Hills, Calif.)
Miki Yang (Los Altos Hills, Calif.)
Reserve, Janie Salisbury (Atherton, Calif.)

The following horses have been named to the Definite Entry (in alphabetical order):
Amontillado 9, a 2008 Holsteiner gelding owned by RVC Gilching e.V.
Bram, a 2001 KWPN gelding owned by RVC Gilching e.V. and Phillip Langmann
Diva 506, a 2003 Oldenbug mare owned by RVC Gilching e.V.
Donatelli 11, a 2004 Bayerischer gelding owned by RVC Gilching e.V.
Ghost Alfarvad Z, a 2000 Zangersheide gelding owned by Voltigeklubben Thommysminde
Jarl, a 1998 Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Lasse Kristensen and Emma Seely
Kalle 76, a 2003 Oldenburg gelding owned by RVC Gilching e.V.
Klintholms Ramstein, a 2004 Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Julie Fog-Møller
Pino del Rio, a 2004 Westphalian gelding owned by Julie Divita
Zygo, a 2004 KWPN gelding owned by Jill and Kevin Palmer

Find out more about the FEI World Vaulting Championships for Juniors.




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