US Equestrian Announces 2018 Fall Grants for Boekelo and Pau

Sharon White and Cooley On Show. Photo by Jenni Autry.

Hot off the presses! US Equestrian has announced the recipients of 2018 fall Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grants and USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars International Competition Grant, which are given through the United States Equestrian Team Foundation.

The following athletes received funding for Boekelo CCIO3* in the Netherlands on October 11-14, 2018:

  • Doug Payne (Aiken, S.C.) received a USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars International Competition Grant.
  • Will Faudree (Southern Pines, N.C.) received half of a Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grant.
  • Sharon White (Summit Point, W.Va.) received a USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars International Competition Grant .
  • Tamra Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) received a USET Foundation Jacqueline B. Mars International Competition Grant.

The following combinations received funding for the Pau CCI4* in France on Oct. 24-28, 2018:

  • Will Coleman (Charlottesville, Va.) and Tight Lines, The Conair Syndicate’s 11-year-old French Thoroughbred gelding, received a Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grant.
  • Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) and I’m Sew Ready, Kristine and John Norton’s 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding, received a Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grant.
  • Kim Severson (Charlottesville, Va.) and Cooley Cross Border, The Cross Syndicate’s 11-year-old Irish Sport Horse gelding, received half of a Land Rover/USEF Eventing Competition Grant.

Note that Sharon White and Cooley On Show, Will Coleman and Tight Lines, Phillip Dutton and I’m Sew Ready, and Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border are still listed on the U.S. reserve list for the FEI World Equestrian GamesVeronica, Team Rebecca, LLC’s 16-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare, has been withdrawn as a WEG reserve horse for Lauren Kieffer.

Funding for overseas events is only considered upon receipt of an application. Land Rover funding can be revoked at any time should a combination suffer a loss of current form and/or performance, or if veterinary concerns are found regarding a horse. Prior to departure, all horses will be evaluated for soundness by a USEF-approved veterinarian.

[US Equestrian Announces 2018 Fall Eventing Grant Recipients]

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