Dressage Riders & Horses Announced for USA Young Rider European Tour & Compiègne Nations Cup

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April 26, 2022

Three Young Rider combinations and three senior riders and horses were named by the U.S. Federation Tuesday for European competitions.

Young Riders to compete as a team sponsored by Discover Dressage at the Future Champions Nations Cup in Hagen, Germany June 14-19 are:

–Erin Nichols, 18, of Yorba Linda, California and Handsome Rob AR, a 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Diane Nichols;

–Mackenzie Peer, 20, of Leawood, Kansas and Ansgar, her own 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, and

–Christian Simonson, 19, of Ventura, California and Zeaball Diawind, a 10-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Christina Morgan.

The riders may also opt to compete as individuals at Internationaux de Dressage of Compiègne, France May 19-22.

Combinations selected for the Dutta Corp. team at the CDIO5* Nations Cup at Compiègne are:

–Susie Dutta of Wellington, Florida and Don Design DC, a 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Susie and J. Tim Dutta;

–Ben Ebeling of Moorpark, California and Indeed, 14-year-old Danish Warmblood mare owned by Vantage Equestrian Group II, LLC, and

–Jan Ebeling of Moorpark and Bellena, a 12-year-old Hanoverian mare owned by Ann Romney.

George Williams, the U.S. Youth Coach who was also appointed last December as High Performance & Pathway Development Advisor.