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U.S. Eventing Team Alternate Named to Team

White withdraws Northern Spy; O'Conner and Mandiba named to team

8-Aug-08

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Equestrian Heidi White has withdrawn Northern Spy from the U.S. Olympic Team in eventing for veterinary reasons. USEF named Karen O'Conner and her mount, Mandiba, to the team.

This will be O'Connor's fourth Olympic Games.

The following horse/rider combinations have been named to the 2008 US Olympic Team in Eventing:

Rider/Age/Hometown/Horse/Age/Breed/Sex/Owner (in alphabetical order):

Phillip Dutton/44/West Grove, PA/Connaught/15/Irish Sport Horse/G/Bruce Duchossois

Becky Holder/39/Mendota Heights, MN/Courageous Comet/12/Thoroughbred/G/Becky and Thomas Holder, Jr.

Gina Miles/34/Creston, CA/McKinlaigh/14/Irish Sport Horse/Gina Miles, Laura Coats and Thomas Schulz

Karen O'Connor/50/The Plains, VA/Mandiba/9/Irish Thoroughbred/G/Joan Goswell

Amy Tryon/38/Duvall, WA/Poggio II/16/Thoroughbred/G/Amy and Greg Tryon and Mark Hart

Replacements in alphabetical order:

Bruce Davidson, Jr./32/ Ocala, FL/BallyNoe Castle RM/8/Irish Thoroughbred/G/Carl and Cassandra Segal

Phillip Dutton/44/West Grove, PA/Woodburn/13/Thoroughbred/G/Acorn Hill Farm

Bonnie Mosser/45/Gordonsville, VA/Merloch/11/New Zealand Thoroughbred Cross/G/Bonnie Mosser and Margaret Egan

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