American Dressage Team Selected for 2006 World Equestrian Games

Thursday, August 10, 2006

The United States Equestrian Federation® (USEF) announced the four horse-and-rider combinations that will compete in Aachen, Germany, in the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Four ranked alternates were also named. The WEG will take place August 20-September 3, with dressage being held August 22-26. The 2006 WEG U.S. dressage team (listed in alphabetical order) is as follows:
  • Debbie McDonald of Hailey, ID, riding Brentina, a 15-year-old Hanoverian mare, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Parry Thomas;
  • Leslie Morse of Beverly Hills, CA, riding Tip Top 962, a 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood stallion, owned by Leslie Morse;
  • Steffen Peters of San Diego, CA, riding Floriano, a 16-year-old Westphalian gelding, owned by Stephen Browning and Laurelyn Browning;
  • Guenter Seidel of Cardiff, CA, riding Aragon, a 14-year-old Bavarian Warmblood gelding, owned by Richard and Jane Brown

The four alternates in ranked order are as follows:

  • 1st Alternate - Catherine Haddad based in Vecta, Germany, riding Maximus JSS, a 12-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding, owned by the Janet Schneider Trust;
  • 2nd Alternate - Arlene “Tuny” Page of Wellington, FL, riding Wild One, a 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding, owned by Arlene Page;
  • 3rd Alternate - Heather Blitz of Palm City, FL, riding Arabella, a 10-year-old Danish Warmblood mare, owned by Denise Arroyo;
  • 4th Alternate - Suzanne Dansby-Phelps of Atlanta, GA, riding Cooper, a 14-year-old Holsteiner gelding, owned by Suzanne Dansby-Phelps

Horsesdaily Coverage of the 2006 World Equestrian Games