Wellington Fla. – Feb. 16, 2023 – US Equestrian has named the 4 athletes representing the USA in the upcoming CDIO3* Nations Cup, taking place at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Florida February 22 – 26, 2023. Along with the 3* team, we also were introduced to the two CDIO-U25 teams representing the States next weekend. This will be the first outing for our Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team in 2023.
Six countries are entered to compete in next week’s competition. It will be the first of seven Nations Cup events, yet the only to be hosted in America.
Listed in alphabetical order, the following combinations have been selected to represent The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team, led by Debbie McDonald as Technical Advisor and George Williams as Chef d’Equipe.
- Susie Dutta (Wellington, Fla.) and Don Design DC, 2010 Hanoverian gelding owned by Susie and Tim Dutta
- Charlotte Jorst (Reno, Nev.) and Zhaplin Langholt, 2013 Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Kastel Denmark
- Anna Marek (Dunnellon, Fla.) and Duvel, 2008 Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Cynthia Davila
- Christian Simonson (Ventura, Calif.) and Son of a Lady, 2011 Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Christina Morgan and Clifton Simonson
Listed in alphabetical order, the following combinations have been selected to represent the U.S. Dressage U25 Stars & Stripes team, led by Charlotte Bredahl as Chef d’Equipe.
- Benjamin Ebeling (Wellington, Fla.) and Status Royal OLD, 2010 Oldenburg gelding owned by Ann Romney
- Quinn Iverson (Wellington, Fla.) and Beckham 19, 2009 Hanoverian gelding owned by Bille Davidson
- Callie O’Connell (Wilmington, Mass.) and Eaton H, 2009 KWPN gelding owned by Ruling Cortes LLC
Listed in alphabetical order, the following combinations have been selected to represent the U.S. Dressage U25 Star-Spangled Team, led by Allison Brock as Chef d’Equipe.
- Emma Asher (Greenwood Village, Colo.) and Elegance N, 2009 Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Seely Equestrian Ventures
- Kylie Dickinson (Wellington, Fla.) and Ibanero Van De Vogelzang, 2008 Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Arlene Page
- Erin Nichols (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and Elian Royale, 2009 Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Premiere Sport Horses
As stated on the United States Equestrian Federation website, “The FEI Dressage Nations Cup USA will begin on Thursday, February 23, with the FEI Prix St. Georges and FEI Grand Prix, as well as the FEI Intermediate II for the CDIO-U25 team competition. Team competition for the CDIO3* will conclude following the FEI Intermediate I and FEI Grand Prix Special on Friday, February 24, while the FEI Grand Prix 16-25 will be an individual competition for the CDIO-U25. Individual winners will be crowned following the FEI Intermediate I Freestyle, FEI Grand Prix Freestyle, and the FEI Grand Prix 16-25 Freestyle on Sunday, February 26.”