USA Team Named for CDIO5* Nations Cup & Individuals for CDI3* at Final Olympic Selection Event inRotterdam June 22-26

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Kasey Perry-Glass on Dublet celebrating at Compiègne, France. © 2016 Lily Forado for dressage-news.com
Kasey Perry-Glass on Dublet celebrating at Compiègne, France. © 2016 Lily Forado for dressage-news.com

June 6, 2016

The United States Dutta Corp. team was named Monday for the CDIO5* Nations Cup and individuals for the CDI3* in the last of the Olympic selection events at Rotterdam June 22-26.

The four riders and horses named by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to the Nations Cup team are:

Shelly Francis, 57, of Loxahatchee, Florida and Doktor, 13-year-old Oldenbur gelding (Diamond Hit x Renoir I) owned by Patricia Stempel. World Ranking: 50

Laura Graves, 28 years old of Plymouth, Florida and Verdades, her 14-year-old KWPN gelding (Florett AS x Goya). WR 13

Kasey Perry Glass, 28 years old of Wellington, Florida and Dublet, 13-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding (Diamond Hit x Olympic Ferro) owned by Diane Perry. WR: 24

Steffen Peters and Legolas, 14-year-old Westfalen gelding (Laomedon x Florestan II) owned by Four Winds Farm. WR: 7

Named to compete in the CDI3*:

Allison Brock, 36, of Wellington, Florida and Rosevelt, 14-year-old Hanoverian stallion (Rotspon x Lauries Crusador XX) owned by Claudine and Fritz Kundrun. WR: 34

Shelly Francis and Danilo, 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding (De Niro x Andiamo) owned by Patricia Stempel. WR: 66

Steffen Peters, 51, of San Diego, California and Rosamunde, nine-year-old Rhinelander mare (Rock Forever x Fidermark) owned by Four Winds Farm. WR: 17

Günter Seidel, 55,  of Cardiff, California and Zero Gravity, 12-year-old KWPN gelding (Royal Hit x Contango) owned by James and Charlotte Mashburn. WR: 51

Arlene Page, 59, of Wellington, Florida and Woodstock, her 13-year-old KWPN gelding (Havel x Contango). WR: 49

 

Rotterdam is the final of three designated observation events to decide the Olympic team. Previous events were the CDIO5*/CDI3* at  Compiègne, France May 19-22, where the United States won the Nations Cup,  and the CDI4* at Roosendaal, Netherlands June 1-5.