USA Team & Individuals Named for Rotterdam Nations Cup Event June 21-23

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June 1, 2018

US Equestrian on Friday named four rider and horse combinations for the team to compete in the CDIO5* Nations Cup and four individual pairs for the CDI3* at Rotterdam June 21-23, the first of three European events to select The Dutta Corp. American team for the World Equestrian Games in September.

The WEG short-listed combinations for the Nations Cup are:

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz, 34 years old of Haymarket, Virginia and Lonoir, 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding she owns with Mary Anne McPhail;

Adrienne Lyle, 33, of Ketchum, Idaho and Salvino, 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion owned by Betsy Juliano LLC.

Kasey Perry-Glass, 29, of Wellington, Florida and and Goerklintgaards Dublet, 15-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Diane Perry, and

Steffen Peters,  53, of San Diego, California and Rosamunde, 11-year-old Rhinelander mare owned by Four Winds Farm.

Combinations for the CDI3* are:

Shelly Francis, 59, of Loxahatchee, Florida and Danilo, 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Patricia Stempel;

Ashley Holzer, 54, of New York City and Havanna 145, 11-year-old Hanoverian mare owned by Diane Fellows.

Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper, 10-year-old KWPN gelding, owned by Four Winds Farm.

Adrienne Lyle and Horizon, 11-year-old Oldenburg mare owned by Betsy Juliano LLC, will also compete in the CDI3*.

Combinations to compete in the Under-25 CDI as part of Discover Dressage USEF/USDF Emerging Athlete Program are:

Kerrigan Gluch, 21, of Wellington and Bolero CXLVII, 14-year-old PRE stallion owned by Hampton Green Farm, and

Natalie Pai, 20, of Wellington and Unlimited, 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Melanie Pai.

Leudelange, Luxembourg CDI4* July 3-8, and CHIO Aachen, Germany Nations Cup CDIO5* and CDI4* are also official observation events.

Laura Graves and Verdades, ranked No. 2 in the world that was reserve champion at the World Cup Final in Paris in April is scheduled to go to Europe later this month.

The WEG is scheduled for Tryon, North Carolina Sept. 11-23.