Twenty-one U.S., eight Canadian and five British combinations will contest North America’s only FEI Nations Cup leg, Great Meadow, which will once again host an exciting weekend of competition July 7-9 in The Plains, Virginia. View the entry list here.
|Lisa Marie Fergusson||Honor Me||CAN|
|Holly Jacks-Smither||More Inspiration||CAN|
|Rachel McDonough||Irish Rythm||CAN|
|Selena O’Hanlon||Foxwood High||CAN|
|Jessica Phoenix||A Little Romance||CAN|
|Jessica Phoenix||Abbey GS||CAN|
|Waylon Roberts||Kelecyn Cognac||CAN|
|Justine Dutton||Jak My Style||GBR|
|Matthew Heath||One of a Kind||GBR|
|Ben Hobday||Mulrys Error||GBR|
|Nicky Roncoroni||Watts Burn||GBR|
|Emily Beshear||Silver Night Lady||USA|
|Jenny Caras||Fernhill Fortitude||USA|
|Holly Caravella||Never Outfoxed||USA|
|William Coleman||Tight Lines||USA|
|Bruce Davidson||Copper Beach||USA|
|Mara DePuy||Congo Brazzaville C||USA|
|Phillip Dutton||I’m Sew Ready||USA|
|Savannah Fulton||Captain Jack||USA|
|Lillian Heard||LCC Barnaby||USA|
|Alexandra Knowles||Sound Prospect||USA|
|Chelsea Kolman||Dauntless Courage||USA|
|Boyd Martin||Steady Eddie||USA|
|Kurt Martin||Anna Bella||USA|
|Michael Walton||Woodstock Wallaby||USA|
- Lisa Marie Fergusson (Vancouver, BC) and Honor Me, owned by the rider
- Selena O’Hanlon (Kingston, ON) and Foxwood High, owned by John and Judy Rumble
- Jessica Phoenix (Cannington, ON) and Pavarotti, owned by Don J. Good, or A Little Romance, owned by Donald Leschied
- Waylon Roberts (Port Perry, ON) and Kelecyn Cognac, owned by Anthony Connolly and L. Skye Levely
- Holly Jacks-Smither (Orangeville, ON) and More Inspiration, owned by the rider and Bruce Smither
We expect the U.S. to announce its team soon as well — we’ll update this post with that info as soon as we get it!
After three legs of the 2017 Nations Cup series, Britain currently holds first place in the overall standings with 270 points thanks to finishing second in each leg so far. Germany sits second on 200 points, with France in third on 100 points.
Team USA is tied for fourth place on 80 points with Ireland and Sweden after the team of Hannah Sue Burnett, Caroline Martin and Katherine Coleman finished third at Houghton Hall. Click here to view the series leaderboard.
The Nations Cup series next heads to Wiener Neustadt in Austria for the fourth leg June 30-July 2. The Nations Cup schedule for the rest of the season is:
CICO 3* Wiener Neustadt (AUT) 30 June – 2 July 2017
CICO 3* The Plains (USA) 8 – 9 July 2017
CICO 3* Aachen (GER) 19 – 23 July 2017
CICO 3* Le Haras du Pin (FRA) 10-13 August 2017
CICO 3* Waregem (BEL) 22 – 24 September 2017
CCIO 3* Boekelo (NED) 5 – 8 October 2017
The competition at Great Meadow begins Friday, July 7 with the first horse inspection at 10 a.m. EST and dressage starting at 5 p.m. EST. Dressage will resume Saturday, July 8 at 8 a.m. EST, with show jumping at 5 p.m. EST. Cross country starts at 9:30 a.m. EST Sunday, July 9.
Tickets for Great Meadow are available for sale at this link.