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United States Equestrian Team Announces U.S. Team for Spruce Meadows

Gladstone, New Jersey—August 27, 2003—The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has announced the U.S. team that will compete at the Spruce Meadows CSIO, September 3-7, in Calgary, Canada.

The four riders named to ride are Margie Goldstein Engle of Wellington, FL on Hidden Creek’s Perin owned by Hidden Creek Farm; Laura Kraut of Oconomowoc, WI, on Anthem, owned by The Summit Syndicate; Beezie Madden of Cazenovia, NY, on Conquest II, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Patton; and Chris Kappler, of Pittstown, NJ, on Royal Kaliber, owned by Kappler and Kathy Kamine.

Engle, Kappler and Madden along with Lauren Hough of Wellington, FL, just won the team Gold Medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic. Individually, Kappler won the Silver Medal and Engle won Bronze!

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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