US Athletes To Compete at Aachen and HorsesDaily Is on The Scene

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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CHIO Aachen competition continues through Sunday, July 21, with the dressage, driving, eventing, and jumping competitions. The Dutta U.S. Dressage Team, the U.S. Driving Team, the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, and the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team will compete in FEI Nations Cup competition. The following is the U.S. roster and competition background.


The following athlete-horse combinations will comprise The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Dressage Nations Cup™ Germany led by Chef d’Equipe Debbie McDonald:

Katherine Bateson-Chandler (Wellington, Fla.) and Alcazar, Jane Clark’s 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding 

Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Danilo, Patricia Stempel’s 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding

Adrienne Lyle (Wellington, Fla.) and Salvino, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 12-year-old Hanoverian stallion

Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm and Akiko Yamazaki’s 11-year-old KWPN gelding

The FEI Dressage Nations Cup Germany will consist of the Grand Prix CDIO5* on Thursday, July 18, and the Grand Prix Special CDIO5* on Saturday, July 20. The Grand Prix Freestyle CDIO5* will take place on Sunday, July 21, for individual honors.

The following U.S. dressage athlete-horse combination will compete in the Aachen CDI4*:

Adrienne Lyle and Harmony’s Duval, Duval Partners LLC’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding


The following athletes and their team of horses will compete in the FEI Driving Nations Cup Aachen CAIO4* led by Chef d’Equipe Marcie Quist:

Chester Weber (Ocala, Fla.) competing with his team of horses: Amadeus, a 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding; Boris W, a 13-year-old KWPN gelding; First Edition, a 10-year-old KWPN gelding; Gouveneur, an eight-year-old KWPN gelding; and Reno, a 10-year-old gelding of unknown breeding

Misdee Wrigley-Miller (Lakewood Ranch, Fla.) competing with her team of horses: Alonso, a 10-year-old KWPN gelding; Bravour 54, a 13-year-old KWPN gelding; and Daan 8, an 11-year-old KNHS gelding. She will also compete with Zindgraaf, Exell Holding BV’s 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, and Flash 279, Georg von Stein’s 12-year-old gelding of unknown breeding

The FEI Driving Nations Cup Aachen CAIO4* will begin Thursday, July 18, with driven dressage followed by the marathon phase on Saturday. The competition will conclude on Sunday, July 21, with the cones phase.


The following athlete-horse combinations will comprise the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the FEI Eventing Nations Cup™ Aachen CCIO4*-S led by Chef d’Equipe Erik Duvander:

Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) and Z, an 11-year-old Zangersheide gelding owned by Thomas Tierney, Simon Roosevelt, Suzanne Lacy, Caroline Moran, and Ann Jones

Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (Ocala, Fla.) and Deniro Z, The Deniro Syndicate & Ocala Horse Properties’ 11-year-old KWPN gelding

Caroline Martin (Miami Beach, Fla.) and Islandwood Captain Jack, a 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by Caroline and Sherrie Martin

Originally selected to compete, Tamie Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) withdrew Wembley, Kevin Baumgardner’s 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, due to a minor veterinary concern. In the best interest of the team and Wembley, Smith will rest him in preparation for future events. The FEI Eventing Nations Cup Aachen CCIO4*-S will take place July 19 and 20. The dressage and jumping phases will take place Friday, July 19, while the cross-country phase will close out the competition on Saturday, July 20.


The following athletes will comprise the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team for FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Aachen CSIO5* led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland:

Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.)

Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.)

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.)

Nicole Shahinian-Simpson (Wellington, Fla.)

McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.)