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U.S. Dressage Team Announced for 2006 WEG

Debbie McDonald, Leslie Morse, Steffen Peters and Guenter Seidel will represent the United States at the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games.
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August 9, 2006 -- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced today the four horse-and-rider combinations that will compete in Aachen, Germany, in the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Four ranked alternates were also named. The WEG will take place August 20-September 3, with dressage being held August 22-26. (Visit EquiSearch.com for daily coverage.)

The 2006 WEG U.S. dressage team is as follows:

  • Debbie McDonald of Hailey, Idaho, riding Brentina, a 15-year-old Hanoverian mare, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Parry Thomas
  • Leslie Morse of Beverly Hills, Calif., riding Tip Top 962, a 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood stallion, owned by Leslie Morse
  • Steffen Peters of San Diego, Calif., riding Floriano, a 16-year-old Westphalian gelding, owned by Stephen Browning and Laurelyn Browning
  • Guenter Seidel of Cardiff, Calif., riding Aragon, a 14-year-old Bavarian Warmblood gelding, owned by Richard and Jane Brown

The four alternates in ranked order are as follows:

  • 1st Alternate - Catherine Haddad based in Vecta, Germany, riding Maximus JSS, a 12-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding, owned by the Janet Schneider Trust
  • 2nd Alternate - Arlene "Tuny" Page of Wellington, Fla., riding Wild One, a 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding, owned by Arlene Page
  • 3rd Alternate - Heather Blitz of Palm City, Fla., riding Arabella, a 10-year-old Danish Warmblood mare, owned by Denise Arroyo
  • 4th Alternate - Suzanne Dansby-Phelps of Atlanta, Ga., riding Cooper, a 14-year-old Holsteiner gelding, owned by Suzanne Dansby-Phelps