US Equestrian has announced the horse-and-athlete combinations selected to compete at the 2020 Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge – West Coast held at Galway Downs in Temecula, California, from Oct. 29-Nov. 1. The format of the Adequan USEF Futures Team Challenge provides an opportunity for eventing athletes to gain valuable team competition experience in an unofficial team scenario on home soil at the CCI3* and CCI4* levels.
The teams will be coached by Erik Duvander, U.S. Performance Director for Eventing, and Leslie Law, USEF Eventing Development and Emerging Coach, both serving as Chef d’Equipe for their respective teams.
Erik Duvander’s Team
Team Captain: Liz Halliday-Sharp (Lexington, Kentucky) and Cooley Quicksilver, a 9-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding owned by The Monster Partnership.
Emilee Libby (Temecula, California) and her own and Linda Libby’s Jakobi, an 11-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding.
Sophie Click (Snoqualmie, Washington) and Quidproquo, her own and Amy Click’s 9-year-old Holsteiner gelding.
Leslie Law’s Team
Team Captain: Tamie Smith (Murrieta, California) and Passepartout, an 11-year-old German Sport Horse gelding owned by Kaylawna Smith-Cook.
Rebecca Brown (Seagoville, Texas) and Dassett Choice, an 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Team Junior Syndicate.
Charlotte Babbitt (South Lake Tahoe, California) and her own 2 A.M., an 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding.