The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named eight horse-and-athlete combinations to the short list for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (France) U.S. Dressage Team. Mandatory Outings will be held for short-listed combinations at CDI**** Fritzens in Austria, July 4-7, and CDIO***** Aachen in Germany, July 15-20. The following eight horse-and-athlete combinations have been named to the short list (in ranked order): Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) and Four Winds Farm's Legolas 92. Legolas 92 is a 12-year-old Westphalian gelding. Laura Graves (Geneva, Fla.) and her own Verdades. Verdades is a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding. Jan Ebeling (Moorpark, Calif.) and Beth Meyer, Ann Romney and Amy Ebeling's Rafalca. Rafalca is a 17-year-old Oldenburg mare. Adrienne Lyle (Ketchum, Idaho) and Peggy Thomas' Wizard. Wizard is a 15-year-old Oldenburg gelding. Tina Konyot (Palm City, Fla.) and her own Calecto V. Calecto V is a 16-year-old Danish Warmblood stallion. Caroline Roffman (Wellington, Fla.) and her own Her Highness O. Her Highness O is an 11-year-old Hanoverian mare. Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Patricia Stempel's Doktor. Doktor is an 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding. Lisa Wilcox (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Betty Wells' Denzello. Denzello is an 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding. Visit the USEF website to see the selection procedures for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games U.S. Dressage Team. Check out the Chronicle's coverage of the selection trials.
June 16, 2014