Ten U.S. riders will head to Gothenburg, Sweden, April 23-27, for the Rolex FEI World Cup Final following the last World Cup Qualifiers in Tampa, Fla., and San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Kent Farrington led the East Coast League with 107 points after winning three of 12 East Coast Qualifiers. Seven of the qualified riders come from the East Coast League. Rich Fellers won two of 11 qualifiers offered in the West and topped that League with 95 points
The qualified East Coast riders include:
- Kent Farrington, 27, Chicago, Ill., with Up Chiqui, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Alex Boone, William Dobbs and Jim McNerney.
- McLain Ward, 32, Brewster, N.Y. with Phillipa, a 10-year-old warmblood mare owned by Sagamore Farm.
- Margie Engle, 50, Wellington, Fla., with Hidden Creek’s Quervo Gold, a 15-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Hidden Creek Farm.
- Lauren Hough, 30, Wellington, Fla., with Casadora, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare owend by Laura and Meredith Mateo.
- Brianne Goutal, 19, New York, N.Y., with Onira, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Cloverleaf Farm.
- Danielle Torano, 34, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., with Vancouver D’Auvray, a 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion owned by Sir Ruly Inc.
- Todd Minikus, 45, Loxahatchee, Fla., with Olinda, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare owned by Lawrence Houlihan.
The qualified West Coast riders include:
- Rich Fellers, 49, Wilsonville, Ore., with Flexible, a 12-year-old Irish Bred stallion owned by Harry and Mollie Chapman.
- Mandy Porter, 42, Encinitas, Calif., with Summer, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare owned by Wild Turkey Farm.
- Richard Spooner, 37, Aqua Dulce, Calif., with Cristallo, a 10-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Show Jumping Syndications.