USEF to Host U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Gala

Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce that it will host the U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Gala on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Spindletop Hall in Lexington, KY. The event will showcase the Saddle Seat World Cup effort with proceeds supporting the 2012 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Team.

This special evening includes an introduction of the 2012 U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Teammembers followed by the announcement of the U.S. Saddle Seat Team Captains.

Three-Gaited Section:
Brooke Boyer/15/ Johnston, IA
Brooke Jacobs/31/ Georgetown, KY
Alexandra Lawson/18/ North Salem, IN
Abigail Mutrux/16/ Saint Louis, MO
Emily Chapman/17/ Tucson, AZ
Kristen Smith/18/Smithfield, KY

Coaches:  Cindy Mugnier and Kristen Cater

Five-Gaited Section:
Hunter Chancellor/16/ Evansville, IN
Angela Darrow/20/ Hartland, WI
Drew Taylor Hewitt/16/ Advance, NC
Ali Judah/22/ Louisville, KY
Nick Maupin/18/ Sussex, WI
Rachel Rafolski/20/ Brunswick, GA (alternate)

Coaches:  Brent Jacobs and Sandy Currier

The historic Spindletop Hall provides a lovely backdrop for cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction. Silent Auction items can be viewed one week prior to the event by visiting the USA Saddle Seat page on 

The cost per person is $75, advanced purchase is necessary as seating is limited. If you are interested in attending the gala or providing support for the Team, please contact Alexandra Harper at 859-225-6951.

This program is generously supported by the USA Equestrian Trust, the United Professional Horsemen's Association, 6D Ranch, The American Patriot Group, Equisure, Cape Cod Equestrian Center, Shelby Horse Supply,and individual donors. Product has also been provided by Farnam, Platinum Performance, and Mod Jods, the Official Supplier of Jods for the U.S. Saddle Seat Team.

For more information on the U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup, visit the Saddle Seat World Cup web page online at: