The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named four athlete-and-horse combinations to The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, which will take place September 11-23, in Mill Spring, North Carolina.
After competing in designated observation events throughout the summer, the following athlete-and-horse combinations have been selected to represent U.S. dressage at the WEG under the leadership of Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover (in alphabetical order):
Laura Graves (Geneva, Florida) and Verdades, her and Curt Maes’ 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding
Adrienne Lyle (Ketchum, Idaho) and Salvino, Betsy Juliano LLC’s 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion
Kasey Perry-Glass (Wellington, Florida) and Goerklintgaards Dublet, Diane Perry’s 15-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding
Steffen Peters (San Diego, California) and Rosamunde, Four Winds Farm’s 11-year-old Rheinlander mare
Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Virginia) and Lonoir, her and Mary Anne McPhail’s 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding, will serve as the alternate combination.
Suppenkasper, Four Winds Farm’s 10-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding will serve as an alternate horse for Peters.
Information regarding The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team’s selection procedures for the 2018 WEG can be found here.
The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team will compete beginning September 12 and 13, with the Grand Prix team competition and individual qualifier. On September 14, teams will contest the Grand Prix Special, and the Grand Prix Freestyle on September 16.