USEF Announces Combinations for the 2016 FEI World Vaulting Championships for Seniors

 

Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following combinations to the 2016 FEI World Vaulting Championships for Seniors to be held in Le Mans, France, August 18-21, 2016. The U.S. will be represented in the Individual Female, Individual Male, Pas de Deux, and Squad Championships. Chef d’Equipe Craig Coburn and Assistant Chef d’Equipe Mary McCormick will guide the U.S. vaulting contingent.

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named to compete in the Individual Female Championship (in alphabetical order):

 

Michelle Guo (Palo Alto, Calif.) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Donatelli 11, a 2004 Bayerischer gelding, and be assisted by Lunger Julia Handel

 

Elizabeth Osborn (Menlo Park, Calif.) will vault on Voltigeklubben Thommysminde’s Ghost Alfarvad Z, a 2000 Zangersheide gelding, and be assisted by Lunger Lasse Kristensen

 

Emily Rose (Santa Cruz, Calif.) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Diva 506, a 2003 Oldenbug mare, and be assisted by Lunger Carolyn Bland

 

The following athlete has been named as the reserve for the Individual Female Championship:

 

Kimberly Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.)

 

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named to compete in the Individual Male Championship (in alphabetical order):

 

Colton Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) will vault on KCM Vaultinghorses’ Lord, a 2007 gelding of unknown breeding, and be assisted by Lunger Andrea Bicova

 

Kaleb Patterson (Stanwood, Wash.) will vault on Diva 506 and be assisted by Bland

 

Geoffrey Woolson (Tujunga, Calif.) will vault on RVC Gilching e.V. & Annabella Röhl’s Clay’s Power Boy, a 2005 Westphalian stallion, and be assisted by Lunger Julia Handel

 

The following athlete-and-horse combinations have been named to compete in the Pas de Deux Championship (in alphabetical order):

 

Carlee Heger (Fort Collins, Colo.) and Haley Smith (Parker, Colo.) will vault on Donatelli 11 and be assisted by Lunger Bettina Gross

 

Cassidy Palmer (Half Moon Bay, Calif.) and Kimberly Palmer will vault on Wolfgang Renz’s Leon 364, a 1998 Wurttemberger gelding, and be assisted by Lunger Wolfgang Renz

 

The following athletes have been named to compete in the Squad Championship (in alphabetical order):

 

Kalyn Geisler (Redwood City, Calif.)

Michelle Guo

Carlee Heger

Devon Maitozo (Calabasas, Calif.)

Mattea Petry (Portola Valley, Calif.)

Geoffrey Woolson

 

They will vault on RVC Gilching e.V.’s Amontillado 9 and be assisted by Lunger Bland

 

The following athletes have been named as reserves to the U.S. Vaulting Team to compete in the Squad Championship:

 

Emily Rose

Haley Smith

 

Find out more about the FEI World Vaulting Championships for Seniors.