USA Dressage Team Short List for Tokyo Olympic Games Announced by USEF

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April 28, 2021

The American dressage team short list for the Tokyo Olympic Games was announced by the U.S. Equestrian Federation Wednesday. They will compete in a mandatory observation event in Wellington, Florida June 8-12 to decide on the team of three combinations and a reserve.

The short list comprising 12 riders and 15 horses–three riders have two horses–is:

Adrienne Lyle of Wellington, Florida and Salvino, 14-year-old Hanoverian stallion owned by Betsy Juliano LLC, and
Harmony’s Duval, 13-year-old American-bred Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Duval Partners LLC;

Steffen Peters of San Diego, California and Suppenkasper, 13-year-old KWPN gelding owned by Four Winds Farm and Akiko Yamazaki;

Sabine Schut-Kery of Napa, California and Sanceo, 15-year-old Hanoverian stallion owned by Alice Womble;

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz of Haymarket, Virginia and Rassing’s Lonoir, 17-year Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Olivia and Mary Anne McPhail;

Nick Wagman of San Diego, California and Don John, 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Beverly Gepfer, and
Ferano, 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Elizabeth Keadle;

Benjamin Ebeling of Moorpark, California and Illuster Van De Kampert, 13-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Sasha Cutter for Nuvolari Holdings and Amy Roberts Ebeling;

Jennifer Schrader-Williams of Olympia, Washington and Millione, 18-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Millione Partners, LLC;

Charlotte Jorst of Reno, Nevada and Kastel’s Nintendo, 18-year-old KWPN stallion owned by Kastel Denmark;

–Susan Dutta of Wellington, Florida and  Don Design DC, 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding, and
Figeac DC, 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding, both owned by Tim and Susan Dutta;

Katherine Bateson-Chandler of Wellington and Alcazar, 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Jane Clark;

Jessica Howington of Wellington and Cavalia, 14-year-old KWPN mare owned by Jessica, and

Alice Tarjan of Oldwick, New Jersey and Candescent, 11-year-old 2010 Hanoverian mare owned by Alice.

Final team selection will be announced by June 21.

Additional information including live streaming, spectator attendance and VIP availability for the observation event will be announced in the next few weeks.