Friday, July 03, 2015

USA Squad Named for the 2015 FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors

Following the conclusion of the USEF Selection Trials for the U.S. Endurance Young Rider Team, the USEF has named the athlete/horse combinations to the Squad for the 2015 World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors.

The following combinations have been named (in alphabetical order):

Katie Baldino (Marietta, GA) with Mary Kathryn Clark's Questafir
Questafir is a 2004 Arabian Gelding

Mallory Capps (Cumming, GA) with Lori Shifflett's Mi Kalypso and Magical Mikada
Mi Kalypso is a 2005 Half-Arabian Gelding
Magical Mikada is 2003 Arabian Gelding

Mary Kathryn Clark (Eatonton, GA) and her own Kalilas Legacy
Kalilas Legacy is a 2006 Arabian Gelding

McCamey Kimbler (Aberdeen, SD) with Justin Nelzen's Faheem Star O Jaaz
Faheem Star O Jaaz is a 2006 Arabian Mare

Christina Kimery (Bixby, OK) with Ellen Olson's Sand Dancer and Kathryn Downs' Bey Gibby
Sand Dancer is a 2006 Arabian Mare
Bey Gibby is a 2001 Arabian Gelding

Maria Muzzio (Clifton, VA) with Natalie Muzzio's Laconic
Laconic is a 2002 Arabian Gelding

Kesley Russell (Williston, FL) with Valerie Kanavy's Colin For Gold and Just Gold
Colin For Gold is a 2006 Arabian Gelding
Just Gold is a 2005 Arabian Gelding

In order to remain in consideration for the U.S. Endurance Young Rider Team, the athlete/horse combinations are required to demonstrate continued preparation, soundness, and ability. Following the completion of any additional assessments, twelve athlete/horse combinations may be named to the FEI Nominated Entries for the Event.

The 2015 FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors is to be held October 23-25, 2015 in Santo Domingo, Chile.

Kristen E. Brett | Director, Dressage Programs & Endurance
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