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2006 Saddle Seat World Cup World Cup Dates Changed; Fundraiser Planned



 

The US Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup has received official word that the dates for the 2006 International Saddle Seat World Cup competition have been changed.  The event has moved one week later and will now be held December 4 – 10, 2006. The prestigious international competition will be held at South Africa’s premier equestrian facility, the Parys Indoor Arena in Parys, South Africa.

 

The US will be taking on teams from Canada, Great Britain, Namibia and South Africa in an effort to match the double gold medal performances turned in by TEAM USA in the fall of 2004.

 

The members of the 2006 US Saddle Seat World Cup Teams are:

 

Three-Gaited

Jacqueline Beck (Aliso Viejo, CA)

Michelle Krentz (Hartford, WI)

Alexis Scott (Des Moines, IA)

Sarah Taylor (Davison, MI)

Deveau Zubrod (Versailles, KY and Westerville, OH)

Mandy Martin (Alternate) (Diamondhead, MS)

 

Five-Gaited

Ashley Alden (Deer Park, IL)

Jamie Bender (Springfield, NE)

Brooke Jacobs (Georgetown, KY)

Ali Judah (Louisville, KY)

Cristina Sloan (Hallsville, MO)

Rachael North (Alternate) (Goshen, KY)

 

The coaches and managers for the 2006 teams are:

 

Three-Gaited

Renee Biggins – Coach (Simpsonville, KY)

Chuck Herbert – Manager (Evansville, IN)

 

Five-Gaited

Lynda Freseth – Coach (Oconomowoc, WI)

Liz McBride-Jones – Manager (Raeford, NC)

 

The USWC will also be hosting a benefit dinner on Sunday evening, July 9th, at the beautiful Red Mile Clubhouse in Lexington, Kentucky.  The 2006 Gold Medal Celebration will feature a lavish buffet dinner, cash bar and great auction items.  Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available and individual seats may be purchased for $100 each.  For sponsorship or reservation information, contact Executive Secretary Christy O’Donnell (e-mail at WCEquitation@aol.com or telephone at 813-760-0465).

 

The mission of the US Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is to expand the presence of Saddle Seat Equitation on both national and international levels through team-based competition and promotion of the discipline by our athletes and officials.  The US Saddle Seat World Cup is a registered 501(c)(3) corporation.

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