Today the USEF named the U.S. Nations Cup team for the Houghton International Horse Trials CICO3*, taking place May 26-29 in Norfolk, England.
The following athlete-and-horse combinations will compose the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team (in alphabetical order):
Katherine Coleman (Wiltshire, England) with her own Longwood, a 2002 Irish Sport Horse gelding
Tiana Coudray (Hungerford, England) with Jatial, Inc’s Sambuca F, a 2006 Westphalian mare
Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (East Sussex, England) with Deborah Halliday’s Fernhill by Night, a 2003 Irish Sport Horse gelding
Ann Taylor will serve as the Chef d’Equipe.
Houghton is the third event on the 2016 Nations Cup calendar, with France and Ireland tied for the lead after Fountainebleau (March 24-27) and Ballindenisk (April 22-24). This weekend will be the U.S.’s first Nations Cup entry of the year.
Remaining Nations Cup competitions:
Strzegom CICO3* (POL), June 23-26
The Plains CICO3* (USA), July 8-10
Aachen CICO3* (GER), July 24-27
Vairano CICO3* (ITA), Sept. 15-18
Waregem CICO3* (BEL), Sept. 23-25
Boekelo CCIO3* (NED), Oct. 6-9
For more information on the FEI Nations Cup series, click here.