The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the selected athlete-and-horse combinations for the Aachen CDIO5*, hosted as part of the prestigious CHIO Aachen from Sept. 10-19 in Aachen, Germany.
Competition will begin on Friday, Sept. 17, with the Grand Prix and continue through Sunday, Sept. 19, concluding with the Grand Prix freestyle.
The following combinations for The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team are listed in alphabetical order and will be led by Chef d’Equipe Debbie McDonald.
Anna Buffini (San Diego) and her own FRH Davinia La Douce, a 14-year-old Hanoverian mare
Ben Ebeling (Moorpark, California) and Illuster van de Kampert, a 13-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Sasha Cutter for Nuvolari Holdings & Amy Ebeling
Charlotte Jorst (Reno, Nevada) and Kastel’s Nintendo, an 18-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion owned by Kastel Denmark
Jennifer Schrader-Williams (Olympia, Washington) and Millione, an 18-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Millione Partners LLC
The World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, is back for the first time since 2019, following the cancellation of the competition last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The CHIO will showcase dressage, driving, eventing, show jumping and vaulting competition.