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Saddle Seat World Cup Demos at WEG



The US Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is in the final stages of planning for the very exciting 2010 International Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup competition, to be held October 6-8 in conjunction with the Kentucky Fall Classic Horse Show at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. This year’s event will be the largest Saddle Seat World Cup event in history as Team USA will be taking on three- and five-gaited teams from Canada, Germany, Great Britain and South Africa.

In addition to the competition, the Saddle Seat World Cup will present demonstrations on the final two days of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The demonstrations are set for Saturday, October 9th at 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 10th at 11 a.m. Both demonstrations will be held in the Equine Village Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Admission to the demonstrations is free with General Admission to the WEG. The Saddle Seat demonstrations will be shown via delayed webcast at www.richfieldvideo.com. The demonstration program will highlight equestrian athletes from all five nations competing in the International Saddle Seat World Cup and will feature 60 participants and 12 horses. Both three- and five-gaited equitation will be showcased. Horses will include American Saddlebreds as well as a Morgan, Arabian, National Show Horse and Friesian. The featured horses include:

Kirby +- (National Show Horse): Donated by Martha Murdock; Ridden by Kira Gueldner (GER)

CT Dom Perignon (Arabian): Donated by Duane Esser/Esser Valley Arabians; Ridden by Hanlo Smith (RSA)

Jacop v/d V (Friesian): Donated by Marilyn Macfarlane/Walnut Way Farm; Ridden by Gertrud Hendriks (GBR)

Stoneledge Chancellor (Morgan): Donated by Robert Petersen/Glynrae Stables; Ridden by Margaret Biggs (CAN)

Oh Gee Whiz (American Saddlebred): Donated by Eric/Jamie Weisbach; Ridden by Brooke Jacobs (USA Alumna)

Titleist Symbol (American Saddlebred): Donated by Stephens College; Ridden by Alexis Munez (USA)

Tango Till Dawn (American Saddlebred): Donated by Sally Winquist; Ridden by Jessica Moctezuma (USA)

Coco Mojo (American Saddlebred): Donated by Melissa/Nick Maupin; Ridden by Nick Maupin (USA)

Soli deo Glori (American Saddlebred): Donated by Fish Creek Stables LLC; Ridden by Brittany McGinnis (USA)

Blackboard (American Saddlebred): Donated by Marjorie V. Phelps; Ridden by Abby Mutrux (USA)

Divine Asset (American Saddlebred): Donated by Jacqueline Beck/Williams Family Trust; Ridden by Jacqueline Beck (USA)

Cats Don’t Dance (American Saddlebred): Donated by Stephens College; Ridden by Ali Judah (USA)

For more information about the demonstrations, Team USA, and the international Saddle Seat World Cup event – including sponsorships and contributions – please contact Executive Secretary Christy O’Donnell (e-mail at WCEquitation@aol.com or telephone at 813-760-0465).

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