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USET Names Eventing Team and Individuals For World Equestrian Games

Gladstone, NJ—September 9, 2002—The United States Equestrian Team (USET) has announced the horse-and-rider combinations that will compete as the Eventing Team and as individuals for the United States at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Jerez, Spain, September 11-22.

Named to the Team are:

David O'Connor The Plains, VA Giltedge Jacqueline B. Mars, Christa Badger, Jonathan Ireland
Kimberly Severson-Vinoski Scottsville, VA Royal Venture or Linda E. A. Wachtmeister, Plain Dealing Farm, Inc.

Winsome Adante

Linda E. A. Wachtmeister, Plain Dealing Farm, Inc.
Amy Tryon Redmond, WA My Beau or Leigh Mesher
    Poggio II Amy Tryon
John Williams Middleburg, VA Carrick John Williams

Named to compete as individuals are:


Darren Chiacchia Springville, NY RG Renegade Colleen Hofstetter
Gina Miles Creston, CA McKinlaigh Thomas Schulz

The decision regarding which horses Vinoski and Tryon will ride will be made following the inspection of the cross country course and the first horse inspection.

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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