Donner Receives Grant to Compete at Badminton CCI4*

17426179 1310439559045015 5629758036407625405 nThe US Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the recipients of Land Rover/USEF eventing competition grants for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials CCI4*, Tattersalls International Horse Trials CCI3*, and Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL.

The following combinations have received grants for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials CCI4* taking place May 3-7 in Gloucestershire, England:

Hannah Sue Burnett (The Plains, Va.) with Jacqueline Mars’ Harbour Pilot, a 2003 Irish Sport Horse gelding

Lynn Symansky (Middleburg, Va.) with The Donner Syndicate’s Donner, a 2003 Thoroughbred gelding

The following combination has received a grant for the Tattersalls International Horse Trials CCI3* taking place May 31-June 4 in Ratoath, Co. Meath, Ireland:

Phillip Dutton (West Grove, Pa.) with Tom Tierney, Simon Roosevelt, Suzanne Lacy, Annie Jones and Caroline Moran’s Z, a 2008 Zangersheide gelding

The following combination has received a grant for the Luhmühlen CCI4* presented by DHL taking place June 15-18 in Salzhausen, Germany:

Lauren Kieffer (Middleburg, Va.) with Marie Le Menestrel’s Meadowbrook’s Scarlett, a 2007 Thoroughbred Cross mare

The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF sponsors and members.

Donner Finishes Sixth At Carolina International CIC3*

17620324 1313928445362793 8133615399068347046 oLynn Symansky and Donner, a 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding owned by the Donner Syndicate, had the second fastest cross-country time at the Carolina International CIC3*, crossing the finish with just 1.6 time penalties to finish in sixth place on 54.1 in preparation for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.



Donner Named as Traveling Alternate for U.S. Olympic Team

13920695 1089080381180935 1724550638728505193 nLynn and Donner have been named as traveling alternates for the U.S. Olympic Team and will travel to Rio with the rest of the members to be on stand by in case a last-minute substitution is needed. Lynn is very honored to be selected and grateful to the Donner Syndicate members for all of their support!

Lynn and Donner named on USEF Eventing High Performance Training List for 2017

16864871 1281941585228146 1909306147717257266 nLexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing High Performance Committee has approved the following athletes to the High Performance Spring Training Lists for 2017.

As the programs continue to evolve following the post Rio Olympic Games review, the USEF is working to develop more detailed criteria that allows athletes, owners, and trainers to better understand what is required to be named to these lists...

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