USEF Names Team for First Three CSIOs of 2011 Meydan FEI Nations Cup Series


Lexington, KY - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to represent the United States on the first USEF Tour of the Meydan FEI Nations Cup Series. These horse/rider combinations were selected based on the Friday, April 1, 2011 Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List.   

Tour #1
Name/Age/Hometown/Horse/Age/Breed/Sex/Owner
Margie Engle/53/Wellington, FL/Indigo/11/Dutch Warmblood/Gelding/Garber, Griese, Hidden Creek Farm & Gladewinds Farm
Rich Fellers/51/Wilsonville, OR/Flexible/15/Irish Sport Horse/Stallion/Mollie and Harry Chapman
Ashlee Bond/25/Hidden Hills, CA/Cadett 7/14/Holsteiner/Gelding/Hidden Valley Farms
Charlie Jayne/25/Elgin, IL/Athena/11/Belgian/Mare/The London Group
Christine McCrea/33/East Windsor, CT/Romantovich Take One/11/KWPN Dutch Warmblood/Candy Tribble

These riders will represent the U.S. at the following three CSIOs:

CSIO La Baule (FRA): May 11-15
CSIO Rome (ITA): May 25 -29
CSIO St. Gallen (SUI): June 1-5

The Meydan FEI Nations Cup Series is made up of eight events throughout the summer across Europe with eight nations fielding top jumping teams.   

More information about the series is available here: http://www.meydanfeinationscup.org/Pages/Default.aspx  

For more information about the U.S. jumping program, please contact Lizzy Chesson at lchesson@usef.org.   

Photo: Margie Engle and Indigo




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