Torrential rains force reschedule of WEG USA Endurance Team Trials in South Carolina
April 20, 2014, Ehrhardt, South Carolina ~ From the USEF Communications Department
After tremendous rainfall caused the postponement of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Endurance Team Selection Trial, the race will take place Sunday April 20th at the Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C. in a revised format. Fourteen Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games applicants and an additional three proxy riders will ride three loops equaling 70.4km to determine the top 17 positions.
On Monday, April 21, all horse will complete a post-event veterinary inspection and the Long List will be named within 10 days following the inspections.
On Sunday, riders will set out in two groups. Group 1 will set-out at 9am ET and will be followed 15 minutes later by Group 2 at 9:15am.
The following 10 combinations will compose Group 1:
Melody Blittersdorf (Jeffersonville, VT) and her own Synthetic
Lisanne Dorion (Williston, FL) and her own SH Sur Trad
Kelsey Russell (Williston, FL) and Valerie Kanavy’s My Wild Irish Gold
Wendy MacCoubrey (Quebec, Canada) as proxy rider for Valerie Kanavy and Valerie Kanavy’s Raven About Gold
Jeremy Olson (La Motte, IA) and Amy Wallace-Whelan’s Wallace Hill Shade
Gene Limlaw (Springfield, VT) as proxy rider for Dr. Margaret Sleeper and Dr. Margaret Sleeper’s Syrocco Cadence
Dr. Nicki Meuten (Zebulon, NC) and her own Not Tonight
Willemina DeBoer (Hico, TX) and her own Frisia Shaheen
Martha Rattner (Paris, KY) and Indepen (owned by James Hay)
Heather Reynolds (Dunnellon, Fla.) and her own Chanses
The following seven combinations will compose Group 2:
Barbara Hershberger (Stuart, FL) and her own Kenlyn Irishman
Cody Boysen (Sidney, IA) and Roxi Welling and his own Viktory Banner
Valerie Kanavy (Fort Valley, VA) and her own Just Gold
Ellen Olson (La Motte, IA) and Farzad Faryadi’s Hot Desert Knight
Jeremy Reynolds (Dunnellon, FL) and his own RR Gold Dust Rising
Dr. Margaret Sleeper (Frenchtown, NJ) and her own Syrocco Reveille
Kyle Gibbon (Kingsland, GA) as a proxy rider for Amy Wallace-Whelan and Dr. Nicki Meuten’s FYF Dutch