Our 2016 Olympic Horses

Having kept up with the U.S.A. Equestrian Team Selections, I was surprised to find that not much is written about the horses who are going to Rio. So here are some basics about our “Team Equine”:

DRESSAGE

NAME:  RooseveltRoosevelt

BREED: Hanoverian

AGE: 14

SEX: Stallion

RIDER: Allison Brock

OWNER: Claudine & Fritz Kundrun


NAME: Verdades

BREED:  KWPN

AGE: 14

SEX: Stallion

RIDER: Laura Graves

OWNER: Graves


NAME: Dublet

BREED: Danish Warmblood

AGE: 13

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Kasey Perry-Glass

OWNER: Diane Perry


NAME: Legolas 92

BREED: Westphalian

AGE: 14

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Steffen Peters

OWNER: Four Winds Farm


NAME: Rosamund (DIRECT RESERVE)

BREED: Rheinlander

AGE:  9

SEX: Mare

RIDER: Steffen Peters

OWNER: Four Wind’s Farm


NAME: Doktor (TRAVELING RESERVE)

BREED: Oldenberg

AGE: 13

SEX:  Gelding

RIDER: Shelly Francis

OWNER:  Patricia Stempel



JUMPING

NAME: Barron

BREED: Belgian Warmblood

AGE: 12

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Lucy Davis

OWNER: Old Oak Farm


NAME: Voyeur

BREED: KWPN

AGE: 14

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Kent Farrington

OWNER: Amalaya Investment


NAME: Cortes ‘C’

BREED: Belgian Warmblood

AGE: 14

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Beezie Madden

OWNER: Abigail Wexner


NAME: HH AzurHH Azur Equestrian Life

BREED: Belgian Warmblood

AGE: 10

SEX: Mare

RIDER: McLain Ward

OWNER: Double H Farm and Francois Mathy



EVENTING

NAME: Fernhill Cubalawn

BREED: Holsteiner

AGE: 13

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Phillip Dutton

OWNER: Caroline Moran, Simon Roosevelt and Thomas Tierney


NAME: Mighty Nice (DIRECT RESERVE)

BREED: Irish Sport Horse

AGE: 12

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Phillip Dutton

OWNER: HND Group


NAME: Fernhill Fugitive (DIRECT RESERVE)

BREED: Irish Sport Horse

AGE: 11

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Phillip Dutton

OWNER:Ann Jones and Thomas Tierney


NAME: Veronica

BREED: KWPN

AGE: 14

SEX: Mare

RIDER: Lauren Kieffer

OWNER: Team Rebecca, LLC


NAME: Meadowbrook’s Scarlett (DIRECT RESERVE)

BREED: Thoroughbred Cross

AGE: 9

SEX: Mare

RIDER: Lauren Kieffer

OWNER: Marie Le Menestrel


NAME: Blackfoot MysteryBlackfoot Mystery Boydandsilvamartin

BREED: Thoroughbred

AGE: 12

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Boyd Martin

OWNER: Blackfoot Mystery Syndicate, LLC


NAME: Welcome Shadow (DIRECT RESERVE)

BREED: Thoroughbred Cross

AGE: 11

SEX: Mare

RIDER: Boyd Martin

OWNER: Gloria Callen


NAME: Loughan Glen

BREED: Irish Sport Horse

AGE: 13

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Clark Montgomery

OWNER: Holly and William Becker, Kathryn Kraft and Jessica Montgomery


NAME: Donner (TRAVELING RESERVE)

BREED: Thoroughbred

AGE: 13

SEX: Gelding

OWNER: Donner Syndicate, LLC


NAME: Super Sock’s BCF (RESERVE)

BREED: Irish Sport Horse

AGE: 10

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Matthew Brown

OWNER: Blossom Creek Foundation


NAME: Manoir de Carneville (RESERVE)

BREED: Selle Francais

AGE: 16

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Sinead Halpin

OWNER: Manoir de Carneville Syndicate, LLC


NAME: Simply Priceless (RESERVE)

BREED: Thoroughbred

AGE: 15

SEX: Gelding

RIDER: Elisa Wallace

OWNER: Simply Priceless Syndication, LLC



U.S. A. Horses By The Numbers:

SEX:  Stallions – 2      Mares – 4       Geldings – 16

BREED:  Thoroughbred/TB X – 5      Irish Sport Horse – 4       KWPN – 3

Belgian Warmblood – 3         Hanovarian – 1       Danish Warmblood – 1

Holsteiner – 1       Westphalian – 1       Rheinlander – 1        Oldenberg – 1

Selle Francais – 1



Photo credits:
Roosevelt – Eurodressage.com
HH Azur – Equestrian Life
Blackfoot Mystery – BoydandSilvaMartin.com

 

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