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USEF Names Riders For Rolex FEI Show Jumping World Cup Final

U.S. Equestrian Federation officials have listed the 10 U.S. show jumpers who will head to Leipzig, Germany, for the Rolex FEI World Cup Final on April 27-May 1.

After 29 World Cup qualifying events throughout the 2010-2011 season, the following riders have qualified in this order in their respective leagues:

East:

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U.S. Equestrian Federation officials have listed the 10 U.S. show jumpers who will head to Leipzig, Germany, for the Rolex FEI World Cup Final on April 27-May 1.

After 29 World Cup qualifying events throughout the 2010-2011 season, the following riders have qualified in this order in their respective leagues:

East:

  • Michelle Spadone, 27, Califon, N.J.
  • Margie Engle, 53, Wellington, Fla.
  • Beezie Madden, 47, Cazenovia, N.Y.
  • McLain Ward, 35, Brewster, N.Y.
  • Charlie Jayne, 25, Elgin, Ill.
  • Brianne Goutal, 22, New York, N.Y.
  • Kirsten Coe, 30, Johnston, S.C.

West:   

  • Rich Fellers, 51, Wilsonville, Ore.
  • Ashlee Bond, 25, Hidden Hills, Calif.
  • Richard Spooner, 40, Agua Dulce, Calif.

Horses will be declared on April 14, when the USEF will make its definite entry.

Complete World Cup information and standings are available on www.usef.org. 

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For the first time, the World Cup Final will also feature the EY Cup Finals. This competition gives some of the top jumping young riders in the world a chance to compete against their peers.

From the East Coast of North America, the following riders qualified through the Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Series at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Fla.:

  • Reed Kessler, 16, Armonk, N.Y.
  • Charlotte Jacobs,16, East Aurora, N.Y.
  • Caitlin Ziegler, 16, Mequon, Wis.
  • Katie Dinan, 17, New York, N.Y.

From the West Coast, the following riders qualified at HITS Thermal in California:

  • Cayla Richards, 17, Calabasas, Calif.
  • Audrey Coulter, 18, San Francisco, Calif.

These young riders have been invited, based on their standings, by the organizing committee.

Lucy Davis, 18, of Los Angeles, Calif., will also represent the United States in the CSI***.

The Chronicle will have reporters on the scene in Germany. Coverage on www.chronofhorse.com begins on Thursday, April 28.

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