Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

USEF Names Pan American Games Dressage Team Short List



The U.S. Equestrian Federation has announced the athlete-and-horse combinations that have been named to the short list for the U.S. Dressage Team for the 2023 Santiago Pan American Games. The dressage portion of equestrian competition will run Oct. 22-23 and 25 in Santiago, Chile.

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named to the U.S. Dressage Team List for the Pan American Games and are listed in alphabetical order:

Susie Dutta (Wellington, Florida) and Don Design DC, a 13-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Susie and Tim Dutta

Codi Harrison (Wellington, Florida) and Katholt’s Bossco, her 16-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding

Charlotte Jorst (Reno, Nevada) and Zhaplin Langholt, a 10-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Kastel Denmark

Kevin Kohmann (Wellington, Florida) and Duenensee, a 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Diamante Farms

Anna Marek (Dunnellon, Florida) and Fire Fly, a 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Janet Simile


Christian Simonson (Ventura, California) and Son Of A Lady, a 12-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Christina Morgan and Clifton Simonson

Christian Simonson and Zeaball Diawind, an 11-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Christina Morgan

Sarah Tubman (Wellington, Florida) and First Apple, a 13-year-old Dutch Warmblood stallion owned by Summit Farm

Jennifer Williams (Olympia, Washington) and Joppe K, a 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Joppe Partners LLC

As USEF Dressage High Performance Pathway Advisor, George Williams will serve as the U.S. team chef d’equipe in Santiago. USEF will announce the details of the search for a long-term technical advisor and chef d’equipe in early August following feedback from key stakeholders and high-performance athletes.

All combinations on the short list will create an agreed-upon competition plan with the chef d’equipe, in consultation with the selectors. Plans must include either the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions (Illinois) or an FEI dressage event between July 10 and Sept. 10. Detailed selection procedures for the Pan American Games can be found here. The team is anticipated to be announced in mid-September.

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