Brooke USA News & Events – Lexington, KY – Jan. 11, 2017 – For the second year in a row the opening week of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival will be sponsored by the AMCI Group to benefit Brooke USA. Due to the generosity of long-time supporters, Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Kundrun, equine welfare charity Brooke USA will headline the Lloyd Landkamer Memorial CDI-W and FEI Grand Prix Freestyle, presented by AMCI Group to benefit Brooke USA.
Brooke is determined to do whatever it takes to ensure that the right elements are in place for working horses, donkeys and mules to be healthy and happy now and in the long-term.
Brooke USA also focuses on creating awareness of the organization’s goals through its brand ambassadors and advocates. Some of whom include two-time Olympic gold medalist Charlotte Dujardin and Monty Roberts (both Brooke Global Ambassadors), polo superstar Nic Roldan, Olympic eventer Boyd Martin and Olympic dressage medalists Debbie McDonald, Allison Brock (who rides for the Kundruns), and Kasey Perry-Glass.
Dressage-news.com – WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016–Three American dressage team riders were among hundreds of Olympians greeted Thursday by President Barack Obama who noted diversity of the United States squad.
“One of the reasons our country’s so proud of this year’s Team USA is: 2016 belonged to America’s women Olympians. I mean, no question,” he said.
American women out-medaled the men 61-55 and out-golded them 27-18, in a Games that gave Team USA its biggest medal haul in a fully contested Olympiad.
Three of the four members of the bronze medal dressage team were women–Kasey Perry-Glass, Allison Brock and Laura Graves with Steffen Peters the fourth rider.
Dressage-news.com – Allison Brock was a member of the bronze medal wining U.S. Olympic dressage team at Rio. The 36-year-old upped and left home in Hawaii as a teenager and through sheer hard work, has reached the top of her sport. She might say she’s had a lot of luck and people helping her along the way, but Allison is one of those perfect examples of you make your own luck. Her focus, determination and downright obsession means perhaps she couldn’t help but succeed. I caught up with Allison in Rio the day before the final. (…)
Dressage-news.com – USA Olympic medalists from dressage, eventing and jumping celebrated at New York’s Central Park Horse Show Friday night. A sold-out stadium with lit up skyscrapers as a backdrop paid tribute to the Americans. The USA and Germany were the only two nations at Rio de Janeiro last month to earn medals in all three disciplines.
In dressage the entire team of Steffen Peters, Laura Graves, Allison Brock and Kasey Perry-Glass that won team bronze – the first dressage medal for America since the 2004 Olympics – plus leader Robert Dover appeared for the celebration.
Dressage-News.com – Laura Graves and Verdades have jumped to No. 4 in the world with Steffen Peters and Legolas in sixth place behind three German Olympic gold medal team combinations, the highest ranking ever for the American Grand Prix champion. The entire United States bronze medal team ranked in the top 30 in the world, surpassed only by Germany with its four team pairs in the top 15.
Kasey Perry-Glass on Dublet climbed to No. 20 from 23rd a month earlier and Allison Brock on Rosevelt to No. 29 from 37th, the highest placings for the other two rider and horse combinations that won the bronze at Rio de Janeiro for the first U.S. Olympic dressage medal since 2004.