Four USET Riders Receive FEI World Cup Silver Medal
NJMay 21, 2002Four United States Equestrian Team (USET)
show jumping ridersDebbie Stephens, Chris Kappler, Robert
Ridland and Will Simpsonwere presented with the FEI World
Cup Silver Medal at the 2002 FEI World Cup Final in Leipzig, Germany
on Saturday, May 4, 2002.
prestigious award is given to riders who have competed in 100
World Cup show jumping competitions. World Cup Director Max E.
Ammann presented the medals.
Since the inception of the World Cup Series in 1979, 55 riders
have been honored with the World Cup Silver Medal. Previous USET
riders to receive the award include Leslie Howard, Mark Leone,
Hap Hansen, Katie Prudent, Margie Goldstein, Barney Ward, Peter
Leone, Tim Grubb, Donald Cheska, Michael Matz, Susie Hutchison,
Eric Hasbrouck, Anne Kursinski, Joe Fargis, Norman Dello Joio
and Beezie Madden.
The United States
Equestrian Team is a non-profit organization that selects, trains,
equips and finances equestrians of the highest possible standard
to represent our country in major international competition, including
the Olympic Games and the World Championships. To accomplish this,
the USET seeks out and nurtures the development of talented athletes
- riders, drivers and horses - and provides the support and guidance
they need to help them attain their fullest potential. For more
information on the USET, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit
USET ONLINE at www.uset.org