Great Meadow Entry List Goes Live, Canadian Team Announced

Lisa Marie Fergusson and Honor Me. Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.

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.

NAME Horse Name Nationality
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 Pavarotti 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
James Sommervillie Talent GBR
Woods Baughman Montesquieu USA
Emily Beshear Silver Night Lady USA
Jennifer Brannigan Cambalda USA
Jan Byyny Inmidair USA
Jenny Caras Fernhill Fortitude USA
Holly Caravella Never Outfoxed USA
William Coleman Tight Lines USA
Hallie Coon Celien 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
Hillary Moses Zanadoo USA
Doug Payne Vandiver USA
Lynn Symansky Donner USA
Michael Walton Woodstock Wallaby USA

Great Britain announced last week which horses and riders will cross the pond to compete, and Canada followed suit in naming its team today.

  • 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

Reserve:

  • 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.

Great Meadow: Website, Schedule, Tickets

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