USEF Announces Riders For CHIO Aachen

Jul 6, 2017 - 4:40 PM
Laura Graves and Verdades will compete on the U.S. Nations Cup team at the CDIO Aachen. Photo by Lindsay Berreth.

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the athletes that will participate in the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen, July 14-23, in Aachen, Germany. CHIO Aachen will showcase The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team and Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team in FEI Nations Cup action, as well as two additional dressage athlete-and-horse combinations, two eventing athlete-and-horse combinations, four vaulters and one four-in-hand combined driver in individual competition.

The following athlete-horse combinations will comprise The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team for FEI Nations Cup CDIO***** Aachen led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover:

Laura Graves (Geneva, Fla.) with her own and Curt Maes’ Verdades, a 15-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Va.) with her own and Mary Anne McPhail’s Lonoir, a 13-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding

Adrienne Lyle (Ketchum, Idaho) with Salvino Partners, LLC’s Salvino, a 9-year-old Hanoverian stallion

Kasey Perry-Glass (Wellington, Fla.) with Diane Perry’s Goerklintgaards Dublet, a 14-year-old Warmblood gelding

The following dressage athlete-horse combinations will compete in the Aachen CDI****:

Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) with Patricia Stempel’s Danilo, a 13-year-old Hanoverian gelding

Arlene “Tuny” Page (Wellington, Fla.) with her own Woodstock, a 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding

The following athletes will make up the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team for FEI Nations Cup CSIO***** Aachen led by Chef D’Equipe Robert Ridland:

Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.)

Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.)

Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.)

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.)

McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.)

Nations Cup horses will be named at a later date

The following eventing athlete-horse combinations will compete as individuals in the Aachen CICO***:

Hannah Sue Burnett (The Plains, Va.) with Jacqueline Mars’ RF Demeter, a 15-year-old Oldenburg mare

Lauren Kieffer (Middleburg, Va.) with Team Rebecca LLC’s Veronica, a 15-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare

The following combined driving athlete will compete in the Aachen CAIO****:

Chester Weber (Ocala, Fla.)

The following vaulting athletes will compete in the Aachen CVIO****:

Daniel Janes (Stanwood, Wash.)

Elizabeth Osborn (Menlo Park, Calif.)

Kristian Roberts (Moss Beach, Calif.)

Emily Rose (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

For more information about the 2017 World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen and a schedule of events visit

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