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USET Names Short List for 2003 Pan American Eventing Championship

Gladstone, NJ—June 12, 2003—The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has announced its Short List of horses and riders for the 2003 Pan American Eventing Championship that will be held in Fair Hill, MD, October 22 – 26. The Championship will be held in conjunction with the Fair Hill International CCI***.

Those named to the Short List are:

Rider Horse

Stephen Bradley From & Brandenburg’s Joshua
Nathalie Bouckaert West Farthing
Darren Chiacchia Windfall 2
William Coleman III Fox-In-Flight
Robert Costello Dalliance
Buck Davidson Otto & Mystic Mike
Will Faudree Antigua
Gina Miles McKinlaigh
David O’Connor Courting Danger
Karen O’Connor Upstage & Joker’s Wild
Kim Severson Winsome Adante & Royal Venture
Jan Thompson Shared Dreams
Amy Tryon Poggio II & Woodstock
Heidi White Northern Spy
John Williams Carrick& Sloopy

Those named as Alternates to the Short List are:

Rider Horse

Corrine Ashton Dobbin
Darren Chiacchia Power Ty
Bruce Davidson Little Tricky
Jessica Heidemann French Twist
Holly Hepp Lester Piggott
Jonathan Holling Lion King II
Ashley MacVaugh All’s Fair
Wendy Olson-Lewis Hyperlite
Linda Pozarycki Holy Gallant
Leslie Leigh Smith High Cotton
Lynn Symansky No It Tissant
Jil Walton Truly Triton
Linden Wiesman Esker Riada

All of the horse/rider combinations on the Short List will be required to demonstrate their continued preparation, soundness, and ability by competing at a Mandatory Short List Outing that will take place on September 26 - 28 in Southern Pines, NC, after which the Pan Am Squad will be named. The Squad will be named in two parts, an A squad (7 horse/rider combinations) and a B squad (8 horse/rider combinations). The four horse-and-rider combinations that will represent the U.S. in the team competition, and the first three individuals who will join the four team members in the individual competition, will be selected from the A squad. The B squad will comprise the additional individuals the U.S. is permitted to enter in the competition as the host country.

There will be mandatory training sessions for the Short List in Southern Pines from Sept. 22-25 (prior to the Mandatory Outing) and for the Pan Am squad in Virginia from October 13 – 18.

The United States Equestrian Team is a non-profit organization that selects, trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest possible standard to represent our country in major international competition, including the Olympic Games and the World Championships. To accomplish this, the USET seeks out and nurtures the development of talented athletes - riders, drivers and horses - and provides the support and guidance they need to help them attain their fullest potential. For more information on the USET, please call (908) 234-1251, or visit USET ONLINE at


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