USA Team for Odense Nations Cup Named to Kick Off European Campaign

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Katherine Bateson-Chandler on Alcazar. © 2016 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Katherine Bateson-Chandler on Alcazar. © 2016 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

April 14, 2016

The USA team to compete in the CDIO3* Nations Cup in Odense, Denmark was named Thursday to kick off the six-event European stage of the trans-Atlantic series.

The Dutta Corp. U.S. dressage team for Odense,  Denmark May 12-16 as announced by the U.S. Equestrian Federation will be:

Katherine Bateson-Chandler of Wellington, Florida and a.) and Alcazar, 11-year-old KWPN gelding owned by Jane Clark;

Susan Dutta also of Wellington  and  Currency DC, a 16-year-old Oldenburg gelding owned by Tim Dutta Inc.;

Jennifer Hoffmann based in Germany and her own XXXL Rubinio NRW, a 13-year-old Westfalen stallion, and

Beatrice Marienau of Oak Creek, Colorado and her own Stefano 8, a 17-year-old KWPN gelding.

Robert Dover will be the chef d’equipe.

The U.S. won the Wellington CDIO3* that was the first of seven Nations Cups in the first year as a FEI, International Equestrian federation, series after three years of testing.

After Odense, the schedule is: CDIO5* Compiègne, France May 19-22; CDIO5* Rotterdam, Netherlands June 22-26; CDIO5* Falsterbo, Sweden July 7-10; CDIO5* Aachen, Germany July 13-17, and CDIO3* Hickstead, England July 28-31.