USA! USA! USA!
The 2016 United States Olympic Dressage Team has been officially named! The United States Equestrian Federation made the announcement earlier this afternoon.
In alphabetical order, the following horse and rider pairs will represent the United States in Rio:
Allison Brock of Loxahatchee, Florida, with Claudine and Fritz Kundrun’s Rosevelt, a 2002 Hanoverian stallion
Laura Graves of Geneva, Florida and her own Verdades, a 2002 KWPN gelding
Kasey Perry-Glass of Orangevale, California, with Diane Perry’s Dublet, a 2003 Danish Warmblood gelding
Steffen Peters of San Diego, California, with Four Winds Farm’s Legolas 92, a 2002 Westphalian gelding
The direct reserve will be Four Winds Farm’s Rosamunde, a 2007 Rheinlander mare.
Named as the traveling reserve is Shelly Francis of Loxahatchee, Florida with Patricia Stempel’s Doktor, a 2003 Oldenburg gelding.
We’ll continue to bring you updates from the road to Rio right here on Horse Nation! For specific Olympic eventing coverage, please visit our sister site Eventing Nation. For showjumping-specific coverage, we’ll refer you to our sister site Jumper Nation.
Go Team USA, and go riding!