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USA Equestrian
Dressage Committee Selects Competitors and Chef d'Equipe for 2002 FEI Dressage Championships of the Americas

The USA Equestrian Dressage Committee has selected the competitors for the 2002 FEI Dressage Championships of the Americas to be held July 18-21, 2002
in Blainville, Quebec, Canada. These riders and horses will represent the United States in Junior, Young Rider, Small Tour, and Grand Prix divisions, competing as three (3) teams for the Juniors and Grand Prix, and two (2) teams plus one (1) individual competitor for the Young Riders and Small Tour. In addition, the Dressage Committee has recommended Lois Yukins to act as Chef d'Equipe for the competition. These selections are pending final approval at the July 9, 2002 meeting of the USA Equestrian Board of Directors. Those selected are listed below:

Rider Horse City, State
Team 1: Laura Eckart Mozart Eagle, WI
Alli Agee Valentino Mammoth, CA

Team 2: Kelly Pestana Elite Livermore, CA
Amanda Garrett Great Experience College Station, TX

Team 3: Mary Claire Massey Scrabble Arlington, TN
Lauren Smith Jaxon Scottsdale, AZ

Alternate: Jocelyn Wiese Chopin Bedford, NY


Rider Horse City, State
Team 1: Martin Kuhn Romulus New Berlin, IL
Lindsay Koffler Alfredo Lexington, KY

Team 2: Jacqueline Paxton Sangmelima Batavia, OH
Jessica Rizzi Ballywhim Ardan Mor Bedford, NY

Individual: Alison End May Star South Freeport, ME


Rider Horse City, State
Team 1: Nancy Later Manster Carmel, NY
Susan Dutta West Side Lady DC Thornwood, NY

Team 2: Reese Koffler Joery Lexington, KY
Kathy Priest Kasper Versailles, KY

Individual: Susan Jaccoma Harmony's Coolio Arundel, ME


Rider Horse City, State
Team 1: Susan Dutta Gum Shoes DC Thornwood, NY
Pamela Goodrich Melville Boscawen, NH

Team 2: Cherri Rieber G Tudor Toronto, CAN
Lynda Cameron Orion Wellington, FL

Team 3: Tami Crawford Dakota College Grove, TN
Leonie "Button" Baker Masterpiece Thousand Oaks, CA

Alternate: Susan Jaccoma Jellowa Arundel, ME

USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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