The following horse-and-rider Eventing combinations have been awarded Land Rover Grants to compete on the U.S. Nations Cup team at the Boekelo CCIO3* in The Netherlands, October 11-14, 2012.
The United States will be represented by the following four riders (listed in Alphabetical Order):
Jennie Brannigan (West Grove, PA) on Nina Gardner’s Cambalda – 10-year-old Thoroughbred cross gelding
Phillip Dutton (West Grove, PA) on Tom Tierney’s Atlas – 8-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
Jon Holling (Ocala, FL) on Constance Ann Holling’s Downtown Harrison – 8-year-old Trakehner/Thoroughbred gelding
Clark Montgomery (Kennett Square, PA) on Holly Becker and Kathryn Kraft’s Loughan Glen – 9-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding
The following two combinations have been named as alternates:
Buck Davidson (Ocala, FL) on Sherrie Martin’s The Apprentice – 8-year-old Oldenburg gelding
Will Faudree (Hoffman, NC) on Jennifer Mosing’s Pawlow – 13-year-old Irish Thoroughbred gelding
Each Nations Cup team member will receive a $15,000 Land Rover Grant to help offset expenses directly related to the event. Captain Mark Phillips will serve as Chef d’Equipe and in-coming Technical Adviser for the U.S. eventing team, David O’Connor, will serve as coach at the Boekelo CCIO3*. It is anticipated, that prior to departure a brief training camp is tentatively scheduled for the week of October 5th.