22 August, 2014, LEXINGTON, Kentucky ~ The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, France, commence tomorrow, Saturday, 23 August. National Federations from 74 nations will participate, making it a record-breaking edition of the Games in terms of global participation.
Alltech, headquartered in Kentucky and the title sponsor of the event, offers its best wishes to the U.S. equestrian team participating at the Games. Athletes representing the US at the seventh world championships include:
Andrea Fappani, Reining, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Shawn Flarida, Reining, Springfield, Ohio
Troy Heikes, Reining, Scottsdale, Ariz. (alternate)
Jordan Larson, Reining, Whitesboro, Texas
Mandy McCutcheon, Reining, Aubrey, Texas
Tom McCutcheon, Reining, Aubrey, Texas (altermate)
Laura Graves, Dressage, Geneva, Fla.
Tina Konyot, Dressage, Palm City, Fla.
Adrienne Lyle, Dressage, Ketchum, Idaho
Steffen Peters, Dressage, San Diego, Calif.
Lucy Davis, Jumping, Los Angeles, Calif.
Kent Farrington, Jumping, Wellington, Fla.
Beezie Madden, Jumping, Cazenovia, N.Y.
McLain Ward, Jumping, Brewster, N.Y.
Charlie Jayne, Jumping, Elgin, Ill. (Traveling Reserve)
Allison Stroud , Driving, West Grove, Pa., and the team of Anesco 4, Mozès, Olando, Ulco, and Zenno
Chester Weber, Driving, Ocala, Fla., and the team of Boris W, Boy W, Para, Splash, and Uniek
Misdee Wrigley Miller, Driving, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., and the team of Agussto’s Armoei, Beau, Carlos 663, Clemens 49, and Saco
Sydney Collier, Para-Equestrian, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Rebecca Hart, Para-Equestrian, Unionville, Pa.
Angela Peavy, Para-Equestrian, Avon, Conn.
Susan Treabess, Para-Equestrian, Winters, Calif.
Roxanne Trunnell, Para-Equestrian, Rowlett, Texas
Ellen Olson, Endurance, La Motte, Iowa
Heather Reynolds, Endurance, Dunnellon, Fla.
Jeremy Reynolds, Endurance, Dunnellon, Fla.
Kelsey Russell, Endurance, Williston, Fla.
Dr. Margaret Sleeper, Endurance, Frenchtown, N.J. (alternate on her second horse)
Jeremy Olson, Endurance, La Motte, Iowa
Valerie Kanavy, Endurance, Fort Valley, Va.
Lisanne Dorion, Endurance, Williston, Fla.
Melody Blittersdorf , Endurance, Jeffersonville, Vt.
Dr. Nicki Meuten, Endurance, Zebulon, NC
Martha Rattner, Endurance, Paris, Ky (alternate)
Willemina DeBoer, Endurance, Hico, Tx (alternate)
Buck Davidson, Eventing, Ocala, Fl
Phillip Dutton, Eventing, West Grove, Pa
Sinead Halpin, Eventing, Oldwick, NJ
Boyd Martin, Eventing, Cochranville Pa (alternate on his second horse)
Kim Severson, Eventing, Charlottesville, Va
Lynn Symansky, Eventing, Middleburg, Va
Woodside Vaulters, Vaulting – Squad, Woodside, Calif.
Tessa Divita (Emerald Hills, Calif.)
Audrey Kiernan (San Mateo, Calif.)
Siddartha Kreaden (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Kristen Kuhn (San Mateo, Calif.)
Rachel Polati (Emerald Hills, Calif.)
Miki Yang (Los Altos Hills, Calif.)
Alicen Divita, Vaulting – Squad and Individual, Redwood, Calif. (Traveling Reserve)
Mary Garrett, Vaulting – Individual and Pas de Deux, Mountain View, Calif.
Elizabeth Ioannou, Vaulting – Individual, Saratoga, Calif.
Mary McCormick, Vaulting – Individual, Woodside, Calif.
Gabe Aniello, Vaulting – Individual, Austin, Texas
Kristian Roberts, Vaulting – Individual and Pas de Deux, Moss Beach, Calif.
Patrick Stevens, Vaulting – Individual, Martinez, Calif.
Kimberly Palmer, Vaulting – Pas de Deux, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Cassidy Palmer, Vaulting– Pas de Deux, Half Moon Bay, Calif.
“Alltech wishes the U.S. team the very best of luck at this year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech.
The Games will be broadcast online on FEI TV and on television on Universal Sports (see hyperlink for schedule) and NBCSN (highlights show on Sept. 21).
Photo Caption: Shawn Flarida (USA) and RC Fancy Step at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. ©Dirk Caremans