The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named three horse-and-rider combinations to the U.S. Dressage Team for the 2014 Rotterdam CDIO*****, taking place during the CHIO Rotterdam in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 18-22. Additionally, the United States will be represented by one individual in the CDI-U25 competition.
The following combinations have been named to the U.S. Dressage Team for the Rotterdam CDIO5* (listed in alphabetical order):
Susie Dutta (Wellington, Fla.) will ride Tim Dutta Inc.'s Currency DC. Currency DC is a 14-year-old Oldenburg gelding.
Brian Hafner (Penngrove, Calif.) will ride his and Rebecca Hafner's Lombardo LHF. Lombardo LHF is a 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding.
Devon Kane (Wellington, Calif.) will ride Diamante Farms' Destiny. Destiny is an 11-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding.
Upon confirmation from the USEF Organizing Committee, the following rider will compete as an individual in the CDI-U25:
Mackinzie Pooley (Coto de Caza, Calif.) will ride Leslie Pooley's Partous. Partous is a 17-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding.
USEF Developing Coach Debbie McDonald will serve as chef d'equipe at the Rotterdam CDIO*****.
Update: As of May 29, Devon Kane has withdrawn Destiny for veterinary reasons. In her place, Catherine Haddad Staller will ride Mane Stream Hotmail. Mane Stream Hotmail is a 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding.