July 24, 2013 -- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has updated the entry for the Hickstead CDIO3*. Due to veterinary reasons, Caroline Roffman has withdrawn Hyperion Farm, Inc's Sagacious HF. The combination were to compete as individuals and serve as alternates for the U.S. Dressage Team at the competition held August 1-4, 2013.
The following four combinations have been named to the U.S. Dressage Team for the Hickstead CDIO3* (listed in Alphabetical Order):
Shelly Francis (Loxahatchee, Fla.) on Patricia Stempel's Doktor
Doktor is a 2003 Oldenburg gelding
Arlene "Tuny" Page (Wellington, Fla.) on her own Alina
Alina is a 1998 Danish Warmblood mare
Kathleen Raine (Murrieta, Calif.) on Jennifer Mason, Kathleen Raine, and David Wightman's Breanna
Breanna is a 2000 Hanoverian mare
Guenter Seidel (Cardiff, Calif.) on Coral Reef Ranch's Coral Reef Wylea
Coral Reef Wylea is a 2000 Westphalian mare
The following combination will compete as an individual and serve as an alternate for the team at the Hickstead CDIO3*:
David Blake (Encinitas, Calif.) on Melanie Pai's Ikaros
Ikaros is a 2000 Danish Warmblood gelding
The CDIO3* Hickstead August 1-4, 2013 will be held in a new format; in that the Nations Cup Team event will take place during the Grand Prix Freestyle Competition instead of the Grand Prix.
To learn more about the Hickstead CDIO3* visit; http://www.dressageathickstead.com/
Follow the 2013 U.S. Dressage Team here.