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USA Equestrian
U.S. Gets Wild Card To Nations Cup

The United States Jumping Team was granted a wild card entry in the 2002 Samsung Nations Cup Final, to be held August 24, 2002 in Donaueschingen, Germany. Frank Chapot will serve as Chef d' Equipe for the team.

Entries are as follows:
* Molly Ashe - Kroon Gravin (Grandville - Dalgravin, by Ramiro) Dutch Warmblood mare owned by Sandra D. O'Donnell; Resolute (Julio Mariner xx - Winata, by Manchester/Kommandeur) Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Rosewood Glen Ltd, LLC.

* Leslie Howard - Priobert de Kalvarie (Kimball - Dorothee de Kalvarie, by Flugel Van La Roche) Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Higher Ground Farm, Inc; Nick of Diamonds (Irco Mena - Shamsong, by Imperius) 11-year-old, Swedish Warmblood stallion owned by the S'Blieft Group; Paloma (Pit I - Ramira, by Ramiroff) 11-year-old Westfalen owned by James B. Pirtle, Ent., Inc; Youp 7-year-old, Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by the S'Blieft Group

* Beezie Madden - Judgement (Consul - Faletta, by Akteur) 11-year-old, NA/WPN stallion owned by Iron Springs Farm, Inc.; Conquest II (Concorde / Ulft) 11-year-old, Dutch Warmblood stallion owned by Joseph D. Patton, Jr

* Nicole Shahinian Simpson - El Campeon Cirka Z (Quidam De Revel - Phedra Rateliere, by Belphegor IV) 12-year-old, Selle Francais stallion owned by El Campeon Farms; El Campeon Petri (Lavall I De - Zestermuende, by Silvester) Holsteiner owned by El Campeon Farms

* Peter Wylde - Fein Cera (Landadel x Cera) 11-year-old, Holsteiner mare owned by the Fein Cera Group; Lapeti 11-year-old mare (Landadel - Gretna Royal, by Grandissimo) owned by Sarah B. Willeman; Crescendo

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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