USEF Sets Mandatory Outings for U.S. WEG Driving Team

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is hosting two mandatory outings for the four-in-hand driving competitors who will be on the U.S. team at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
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The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is hosting two mandatory outings for the four-in-hand driving competitors who will be on the U.S. team at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

August 24, 2010 -- The first mandatory outing will be held near Southern Pines, N.C., August 28-31 at the Carolina Horse Park. The following drivers will be participating: Bill Long, Cindy O'Reilly, Gary Stover and Casey Zubek.

The second mandatory outing will be held September 1-3 at Cedar Lane Farm in Oldwick, N.J. The following drivers will be attending this outing: James Fairclough, Tucker Johnson, Josh Rector, David Saunders and Chester Weber.

U.S. coaches Peter Tischer and Michael Freund will be preparing drivers at both outings and international judge Johan Lange will also be on hand to lend his expertise.

Mike McLennan was given a waiver to not attend either outing but Tischer will be visiting McLennan's Texas base to ensure his preparation is on target. Both sessions are open to the public.

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games take place September 25-October 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.