Land Rover Continues Commitment to 2012 Land Rover US Eventing Team with Spring Training Grants

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Posted by USEF Communications Department

Lexington, KY- Land Rover and the USEF awarded the Land Rover US Eventing Team High Performance-listed riders a total of $33,500 in spring training grants for 2012. Sixteen athlete/horse combinations based across the country (and in Europe) received grants to offset training costs throughout the early part of 2012. 
Several of these combinations have or will be spending time in Wellington, FL, honing their dressage and jumping skills with some of the best trainers in those disciplines. They are preparing for the spring season and ultimately vying for selection for the 2012 Olympic Games.

The following riders received grants (in alphabetical order):

Name (hometown) and Owner, Horse
Hannah Sue Burnett (The Plains, VA) and Jacqueline Mars' Harbour Pilot
Jan Byyny (Purceville, VA) and her own and Richard and Jo Byyny's Inmidair                   
Will Coleman (Charlottesville, VA) and Jim Wildasin's Twizzel     
Tiana Coudray (Ojai, CA) and Jaital Inc.'s Ringwood Magister     
Buck Davidson (Ocala, FL) and Sharon Will's Absolute Liberty, Carl and Cassandra Segal's BallyNoe Castle RM and Sherrie Martin's The Apprentice                             
Phillip Dutton (West Grove, PA) and Team Rebecca LLC's Ben, Bruce Duchossios' Mighty Nice,  Nina and Tim Gardner's William Penn
Will Faudree (Hoffman, NC) and Jennifer Mosing's Pawlow       
Sinead Halpin (Oldwick, NJ) and Carriag, LLC's Manior De Carneville                        
Becky Holder (Palmetto, GA) and Melissa and Phil Town and Tom Holder's Can't Fire Me                            
Shannon Lilley (Gilroy, CA) and The Lilley Group's Ballingowan Pizazz                     
Marilyn Little-Meredith (Frederick, MD) and Raylyn Farm's RF Rovano Rex
Boyd Martin (Cochranville, PA) and The Neville Bardos Syndicate's Neville Bardos, The Otis Barbotiere Syndocate's Otis Barbotiere and his own and Faye Woolfe's Ying Yang Yo                              
Clark Montgomery (Fairburn, GA) and Holly Becker, Kathryn Kraft and Jessica Montgomery's Loughan Glen
Karen O'Connor (The Plains, VA) and the Mr Medicott Syndicate's Mr Medicott
Julian Stiller (Thatcham, Berkshire) and her own and Jules Delvecchio's Chapel Amble
Jolie Wentworth (Martinez, CA) and Tracy Bowman's Good Knight

The list of training sessions and Selection Trials is available here:  http://www.usefnetwork.com/news/8002/2012/1/23/2012_land_rover_us_eventing_team.aspx