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Pony Club Alumni contest Rio!

The Pony Club Pizza – Traditionally when you think of Pony Club Alumni who go on to become Olympians you think of the sport of Eventing. While, that may still be true, many Dressage Olympians also have a history of beginning with Pony Club. The 2016 US Dressage Olympic Team has two athletes (Kasey Perry-Glass and Allison Brock), Chef d’Equipe (Robert Dover), a groom (Holly Gorman- sister of Kasey Perry-Glass) and Team Leader (Hallye Griffin) who all started their equestrian career with Pony Club. The following are some interesting insights from former members,Kasey Perry-Glass and Allison Brock as well a what they are most looking forward to at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read More…

USA’s Olympic Bronze Total Team Effort

Dressage-News.com – RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 14, 2016–The United States return to the Olympic dressage medals podium to collect a bronze for the first time since 2004 was the ultimate in team efforts by three rookies and one veteran of the world’s biggest stage.

The scores of the four American riders and horses were the highest ever for the United States over two days of Grand Prix and the medal-deciding Grand Prix Special in a remarkable display of different combinations delivering results when needed at critical times in case their team mates faltered. Read More…

U.S. Dressage Team Wins Bronze Medal at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

USEFNetwork.com – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The U.S. Dressage Team won the Bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Friday following the conclusion of the second half of team competition, the Grand Prix Special. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover, the team, comprised of, Allison Brock and Rosevelt, Laura Graves and Verdades, Kasey Perry-Glass and Dublet, and Steffen Peters and Legolas 92 won the Bronze medal on a final score of 76.667%. Read More…

ChronofHorse.com – Graves Scores An All-Time Best To Boost Team USA To Olympic Bronze : By halfway through the afternoon of today’s Grand Prix Special, the medals were all but decided—all but bronze that is. The dominant German team had a stranglehold on gold, and the British, anchored by superteam Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin, seemed a shoo-in for silver. But bronze was a tight race between the Netherlands and the team from the United States. Read More…

 

Kailua High Graduate Wins Bronze Medal for Dressage at Summer Olympic Games

HawaiiNewsNow.com– RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (HawaiiNewsNow) –

Allison Brock, a 1997 graduate of Kailua High School on Oahu, has won a bronze medal in dressage at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Representing Team USA, Brock and her teammates scored 76.667% to finish third behind runner-up Great Britain with 78.602% and gold medalist Germany with 81.936%. Read More…

Team USA Wins First Dressage Medal Since 2004

TeamUSA.org – RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. won the bronze medal in the team dressage competition on an average of 76.667%, behind Germany (81.936%) and Great Britain (78.602%). It marked the first U.S. Olympic medal in dressage since 2004.The U.S. was led by Laura Graves, who scored a 78.071% in the grand prix and an 80.644% in the grand prix special. Graves, along with Steffen Peters and Allison Brock, qualified for the final individual round – the grand prix freestyle – which will take place on Monday, Aug. 15.

 

USA’s Allison Brock and Great Britain’s Spencer Wilton tie Grand Prix morning session

NBCOlympics.com – Team USA’s Allison Brock and horse Rosevelt exhibit an extraordinary performance in Wednesday’s morning session of the Grand Prix round, landing the top spot tied with Great Britain’s Spencer Wilton with a score of 72.686%. Both riders are off to a tremendous start in their Olympic debuts imitate a graceful dance displaying balance, rhythm and subtleness in each movement. Read More…

Wellington resident a member of Team USA for Olympics

Palm Beach Post – Making it to the Olympics requires a rock-solid relationship with a horse. Part-time Wellington resident Allison Brock and her horse Rosevelt have formed an inseparable bond over the last seven years. (…)

Brock and “Rosie” were just chosen to join the United States Olympic Dressage Team. They will join four other competitors and their horses, along with an alternate horse and rider, in Brazil in a few weeks. Read More…

Allison Brock Making the Journey to the Olympic Games with Rosevelt

Dressage-news.com – When Allison Brock was caring for Flim Flam ridden by Sue Blinks at the World Games two years after team bronze at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 she never thought that one day she would be riding for the United States at the pinnacle of the sport. The journey of getting to represent her country at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was more important than the end result. (Read More)

Pro Groom Kerri’s Road to Rio – CDIO Rotterdam and Team Selections!

ProEquineGrooms.com – Kerri Coufal is a Pro Equine Groom currently working with Allison and Rosevelt on the road to Rio.

Another week, another horse show and a successful one for Ali and Rosie! Team USA took 9 horses to compete at Rotterdam. We had 4 horses in the 5* Nations Cup and finished 2nd overall! 5 horses, including Rosie, competed in the 3*. Read more…

For the rest of Kerri’s updates, check out Kerri’s Road to Rio!