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U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team Announced

The USEF has named the U.S. Olympic Team in Show Jumping for 2008 Games.


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The USEF announced their recommended horse and rider pairs

Pending the approval of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has recommended the following horse/rider combinations for the US Olympic Team in Show Jumping for the 2008 Olympic Games to be held in Hong Kong, China Aug. 15-21, 2008.


Beezie Madden/45/Cazenovia, N.Y./Authentic/13/ KWPN/G/Abigail Wexner

McLain Ward/33/Brewster, N.Y./Sapphire/13/McLain Ward, Tom Grossman and Blue Chip Bloodstock

Will Simpson/49/Thousand Oaks, Calif./El Campeon's Carlsson vom Dach/12/Holsteiner/ El Campeon Farm

Laura Kraut/43/Wellington, Fla./Cedric /10/KWPN/G/Happy Hill Farm and Peter Wetherill

First Replacement (will travel with the team to Hong Kong):

Anne Kursinski/49/Frenchtown, N.J./Champ 163/ 9/Holsteiner/S/ Legacy Stables

Additional Replacements in ranking order:

Charlie Jayne/22/Elgin, Ill./Urbanus/11/Belgian Warmblood/G/Alex Jayne

Nicole Shahinian-Simpson/33/Thousand Oaks, Calif./SRF Dragonfly/11/Belgian Warmblood/M/Silver Raven Farm and Katie Polk

Anne Kursinski/49/ Frenchtown, N.J./Roxana 112/14/Hessen/M/Scott Hakim

Kate Levy/27/Wellington, Fla./Vent du Nord/10/Belgian Warmblood/G/Kate Levy LLC and Nadine Levy

Georgina Bloomberg/25/New York, N.Y./Curius/13/Holsteiner/S/Gotham North Enterprizes, LLC

Cara Raether/29/North Palm Beach, Fla./Ublesco/11/Belgian Warmblood/S/Treelawny Farm

Beezie Madden/45/Cazenovia, N.Y./Judgement/17/Royal Dutch Warmblood/S/Iron Spring Farm

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Dorothy    Lynchburg, OH

8/12/2008 6:37:13 AM

I would like to watch these events. What day/channel could I find them on?

Ann    TP, IL

7/8/2008 9:11:18 PM

I cnat wiat to see the equstrian competitions in the olympics I love beezy Madden!

Nicole    Holly, MI

7/8/2008 7:43:22 PM

AWESOME TEAM!!! I'm so glad these horse/rider combinations are going. Good luck this summer, I'll be rooting for you guys! :-) :-)

s    s, IL

7/8/2008 6:37:14 PM

Thanks so much for letting us know who's going. Bad photo though.

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