Stats: age 31, Lewisville, Texas.
Slate River: dk. b. g., 17.1 hands, 13 years, U.S.-bred Oldenburg (Riverman—Etoile, Bonjour), owned by The Team Express Syndicate.
In 2009, after winning the Poplar Place September CIC*** (Ga.), this pair was 11th at the Fair Hill CCI*** (Md.). Last year, they were seventh in a division of advanced at Rocking Horse Winter II (Fla.). This spring, they were 15th in a division of advanced at Poplar Place March.