The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the nomination of the following athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Pan American Jumping Team and the traveling reserve for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the U.S. Team (in alphabetical order):
Alex Granato (Wellington, Florida) with Carlchen W, Paige Tredennick’s 11-year-old warmblood gelding
Eve Jobs (Los Altos Hills, California) with Venue d’Fees des Hazalles, her 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare
Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, New York) with Breitling LS, Abigail Wexner’s 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion; Coach, Wexner’s 11-year-old Holsteiner gelding; or Darry Lou, Wexner’s 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion
McLain Ward (Brewster, New York) with Contagious, Beechwood Stables LLC’s 10-year-old German Sport Horse gelding
The following athlete-and-horse combination has been named as the traveling reserve to the U.S. Team:
Lucy Deslauriers (New York City) with Hester, Lisa Deslauriers’s 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding
The 2019 U.S. Pan American Jumping Team is subject to approval by the U.S. Olympic Committee.
The jumping competition will take place Aug. 6-9 at the Equestrian Club Militar La Molina. The 18th edition of the Pan American Games will gather around 6,700 athletes, who will participate in 39 sports and 61 disciplines, of which 22 disciplines are qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The U.S. Jumping Team secured qualification for Tokyo as a result of winning team gold at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (North Carolina).