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USET Announces Change To Show Jumping Squad For World Equestrian Games

Gladstone, NJ—August 29, 2002—The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has announced that Molly Ashe of Wellington, FL and Kroon Gravin, owned by Sandra O’Donnell, have withdrawn from the World Equestrian Games show jumping squad for veterinary reasons.

Beezie Madden of Cazenovia, NY, on Judgement, owned by Iron Spring Farm, who had been the team alternate, replaces Ashe and Kroon Gravin on the team. Madden will join teammates Peter Wylde of Dover Plains, NY on Fein Cera, owned by The Fein Cera Group; Leslie Howard of Westport, CT on Priobert de Kalvarie, owned by Higher Ground Farms, Inc.; and Nicole Shahinian-Simpson of Westlake Village, CA on El Campeon’s Cirka Z, owned by El Campeon Farms.

Laura Kraut of Oconomowoc, WI and Anthem, owned by Summit Syndicate, will now be the team alternate.

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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