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US Equestrian Names Platinum Performance U.S. Teams for 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders

by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jun 23, 2017, 10:20 AM EST

Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian has named a group of up-and-coming athletes to the U.S. teams for 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders, August 9-12, in Givrins, Switzerland. Platinum Performance will serve as the title sponsor for the junior and young rider teams at the inaugural championships.

The following athlete-and-horse combinations will represent the U.S. (in alphabetical order):


Platinum Performance U.S. Junior Team

Sam Flarida (Springfield, Ohio) with Katsy Leeman’s Footwork Revolution, a 2010 Quarter Horse stallion

Emma Lane (Gates, N.C.) with Bundy Lane’s Gunner Gump, a 2008 Quarter Horse gelding

Emilia Reutimann (Sherrills Ford, N.C.) with Lisa Reutimann’s Black Hails Gold, a 2010 Quarter Horse gelding

Alternate – Bo Van Duys (Westcliffe, Colo.) with her own and Holly Van Duys’s Wimpy’s Lucky Girl, a 2009 Quarter Horse mare


Platinum Performance U.S. Young Rider Team

Gabriella Kammerer (Mt Sterling, Ky.) with her own Gunners Star, a 2009 Paint gelding

Dani Latimer (Marietta, Okla.) with Angelucci Quarter Horses' Fancy Sailor Oak, a 2006 Quarter Horse

Cade McCutcheon (Aubrey, Texas) and Tim and Colleen McQuay’s Yellow Jersey, a 2004 Quarter Horse stallion

Jack Medows (Cuba, Mo.) with his own Wimpys Show Stopper, a 2006 Quarter Horse gelding

Alternate – Aubrey Galbraith (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) with Nadine Galbraith’s Cortez Conquistador, a 2008 Quarter Horse gelding

Find out more about the 2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders.

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


Jack Medows at the 2017 National Reining Breeders Classic (©Alden Corrigan Media)

USA Reining 2016 Champions Announced

The USA Reining 2016 Champions have been announced and members of the USA Reining Board of Directors were quick to congratulate the new champions who attained their titles through year-long competition at USA Reining events.

For the second year in a row, Shane Brown of Elbert, Colorado is the USA Open Champion Reiner. Shane, was a member of Team USA at the 201 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships August 11-13, at the CS Ranch in Givrins, Switzerland riding Susan Geiger's 2009 AQHA stallion Wind Er Up Wimp. Shane has been a National Reining Horse Association Futurity Intermediate Finalist, multiple AQHA World Show qualifier and finalist, an APHA World Show Champion. He has served as Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association President and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Reining Horse Association and Chairman of its Professional’s Committee. ~ more ~





               Shane Brown

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September 6, 2016
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