13 May USA Combinations Awarded European Training & Competition Grants
May 13, 2015
USA Combinations Awarded European Training & Competition Grants
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, May 8, 2015–Thirteen U.S. horse and rider combinations have been awarded grants to train and compete in Europe in addition to the Big and Small Tour squads already in Europe seeking selection to the Pan American Games team. U.S. teams will compete at Nations Cups in Rotterdam June 18-21; Hagen, Germany July 8-12; Falsterbo, Sweden July 9-12 and Hickstead, England July 15-19.
The following combinations have been awarded European Competition and Training Grants (in alphabetical order):
The combinations with KWPN horses receiving grants are:
Charlotte Jorst of Reno, NV, with Kastel Denmark’s Kastel’s Nintendo (Negro x Rodieni R by Monaco), a 2003 stallion.
Tuny Page of Wellington, FL, with her own Woodstock (Havel x Mirania by Contango), a 2003 KWPN gelding.
Katherine Bateson-Chandler of Wellington, FL, with Jane Clark’s Alcazar (Contango x Polina by Ferro), a 2005 gelding.
USEF Developing Dressage Program
Two participants of the USEF Developing Dressage Program, supported by the ongoing gift through the USET Foundation Trustee Akiko Yamazaki/Red Husky Foundation, have also been awarded grants to train and compete in the European U-25 competitions. One of those is Chase Hickock of Wellington with Hyperion Farm, Inc.’s Sagacious HF (Welt Hit II x Judith by Cocktail), a 1999 KWPN gelding.
USEF Dressage Young Rider European Tour
The U.S. team was also named for the Young Rider Nations Cup in Hagen, Germany, June 16-21. The team:
Catherine Chamberlain of Murrieta, CA, with Kimberly Pribble’s Avesto van Weltevreden (Gribaldi x Tevesta by Krack C), a 2005 gelding. Catherine will also be an alternate on her own 2002 gelding, Verdicci (Krack C x Nadine’s Monday by Jackson).
Ayden Uhlir of Wellington, FL, with Sjapoer (Contango x Jenia by Wolfgang), a 1999 gelding; and
Lindsey Brewin of San Ramon, CA, will be a second alternate with her own with Vaillant (Romario x Jamori by Amulet), a 2002 gelding.