Israel Joins Canada, Denmark, USA to Compete in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup, First Time in Eight Years of Series

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Eyal Zlatin on Bonzanjo.

WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 3, 2020–Israel will compete in the Adequan Global Dressage CDIO3* Nations Cup for the first time in the series launched eight years ago. Canada, Denmark and the United States also have teams for the event Mar. 11-15.

Japan, which has had several combinations competing at Global in the past two months, had not entered a team as of Tuesday afternoon.

Teams announced for the CDIO3* Nations Cup:

CANADA
Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu & All In
Lindsay Kellock & Sebastien
Naima Moreira-Laliberté & Statesman
Megan Lane & Zodiac MW

DENMARK
Rikke Poulsen & Furstentanz
Agnete Kirk Thinggaard & Blue Hors Zatchmo
Signe Kirk Thinggaard & Her Highness O
Carina Nevermann Torup & Quinto

ISRAEL
Micah Deligdish & Destiny
Sahar Daniel Hirosh & Whitman
Eyal Zlatin & Skjoldsgaard Damzey-VO

UNITED STATES
Katherine Bateson-Chandler & Alcazar
Adrienne Lyle & Harmony’s Duval
Anna Marek & Dee Clair
Steffen Peters & Suppenkasper

Yvonne Losos De Muñiz of the Dominican Republic will ride Aquamarijn and Carlos Salguaro Ocana riding for Spain but based in Texas on Vangens Star-Light will compete as individuals.

For Israel, Eyal Zlatin is flying from Germany where he is based to ride a horse loaned by Helgstrand Dressage to join American-based riders Micah Deligdish on Destiny and Sahar Daniel Hirosh on Whitman to form a three-member team.

Anna Marek of Williston, Florida will be competing on her first U.S. senior team, riding Dee Clair, a 12-year-old American-bred mare.

This year of the Olympics scheduled for July has led to an abbreviated lineup from most previous seasons with Compiègne, France May 14-17, Aachen, Germany June 2-7, Rotterdam June 18-21 and Falsterbo, Sweden July 9-12.