Lexington, KY - The following horse-and-rider combinations have been named by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to represent the U.S. at CSIO5* Barcelona in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final in Barcelona, Spain, September 26-29, 2013.
The following combinations will represent the U.S. in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona at the CSIO5* Barcelona:
Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, NY) will ride Abigail Wexner's Cortes 'C' and Simon
Cortes 'C' is a 2002 Belgian Warmblood gelding
Simon is a 1999 Dutch Warmblood gelding
Reed Kessler (Lexington, KY) on her own Cylana
Cylana is a 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare
McLain Ward (Brewster, NY) will ride Sagamore Farms' Rothchild
Rothchild is 2001 Warmblood gelding
Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, FL) on Cherry Knoll Farm, Inc.'s Cedric
Cedric is a 1998 Holsteiner gelding
Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, CA) will ride Old Oak Farm's Barron
Barron is a 2004 Belgian Warmblood gelding
Robert Ridland will serve as Chef d'Equipe for the U.S. team at the CSIO5* Barcelona.
The Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final is an inaugural event where the best 19 Teams in the world will compete. The U.S. qualified by winning the North American League.
To learn more about the CSIO5* Barcelona visit; http://www.csiobarcelona.com/esp/index.asp
To learn more about the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Series visit; http://fei.org/fei/events/fei-nations-cup-series/furusiyya