The U.S. Eventing Association and U.S. Equestrian Federation have announced the riders selected for the Eventing 18/Advancing Athletes program. A total of 10 riders have been chosen from around the country to participate in the new initiative designed to build a foundation of future athletes destined for high performance teams.
The riders are:
Brynn Littlehale—Saratoga, Calif.
David Pawlak—Boyce, Va.
Patience (Viola) O’Neal—Spokane, Wash.
Adrian Jones—Schamong, N.J.
Rowdie Adams—Greenville, Texas
Madison Temkin—Sonoma, Calif.
Mia Farley—San Clemente, Calif.
Jamie Doolittle—Reddick, Fla.
Caroline Martin—Miami Beach, Fla.
Savannah Fulton—Finksburg, Md.
Riders were selected based on their talent, competitiveness, commitment, potential, willingness to learn, quality of application and recommendation. U.S. Team Coach David O’Connor will oversee the program and teach the first training session, which will be held in late November.