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USEF Represented In Four Disciplines At CHIO Aachen

The 2010 CHIO Aachen (Germany) has begun, with the U.S. Equestrian Federation being represented by four disciplines.

The Meydan FEI Nations Cup will highlight the show jumping competition on Thursday, July 15.  The U.S. team will consist of four riders, to be selected from an all-female squad of Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut, Candice King, Beezie Madden and Nicole Simpson. The team most recently won at CSIO Rotterdam (The Netherlands), finishing on a score of zero.

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The 2010 CHIO Aachen (Germany) has begun, with the U.S. Equestrian Federation being represented by four disciplines.

The Meydan FEI Nations Cup will highlight the show jumping competition on Thursday, July 15.  The U.S. team will consist of four riders, to be selected from an all-female squad of Lauren Hough, Laura Kraut, Candice King, Beezie Madden and Nicole Simpson. The team most recently won at CSIO Rotterdam (The Netherlands), finishing on a score of zero.

The Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen will be held Sunday, July 18. In 2007, Madden won the class aboard Authentic.

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Tina Konyot and Calecto V and Todd Flettrich and Otto will represent the dressage squad. Konyot won the Kentucky Cup Test Event CDI*** for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky., in April. Flettrich and Otto won the grand prix at the Gold Coast Opener CDI this year.

Tucker Johnson and Jimmy Fairclough, two of America’s strongest four-in-hand drivers, will represent the U.S. in the driving competition. Johnson was most recently second at the Royal Windsor Horse Show (Great Britain) and Fairclough was runner-up at the 2010 USEF National Driving Championships (Fla.) in March.

The vaulting competition began last weekend. American Megan Benjamin was third in the women’s individual championship.

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