The USEF has announced the dressage squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio! The following athlete-and-horse combinations will comprise Team USA:
Allison Brock (Loxahatchee, Fla.) with Claudine and Fritz Kundrun’s Rosevelt, a 2002 Hanoverian stallion
Laura Graves (Geneva, Fla.) and her own Verdades, a 2002 KWPN gelding
Kasey Perry-Glass (Orangevale, Calif.) with Diane Perry’s Dublet, a 2003 Danish Warmblood gelding
Steffen Peters (San Diego, Calif.) with Four Winds Farm’s Legolas 92, a 2002 Westphalian gelding
Four Winds Farm’s Rosamunde, a 2007 Rheinlander mare
The following combination has been named as the traveling reserve: Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) with Patricia Stempel’s Doktor, a 2003 Oldenburg gelding
The Olympic dressage competition takes place Aug. 8-15.
Congratulations to Team USA — we’ll be cheering you on!