The Area II Young Riders Program will be hosts for the Eventing Youth Team Challenge to be held in conjunction with Plantation Field International event, Sept. 20-24, 2023, Unionville, PA. Expected are Young Rider teams from throughout the east coast and Canada to compete in three FEI levels, from 1* to 3.

TEAMS - 2023 Eventing Youth Team Challenge - Plantation Field International – Sept. 21-24

CCI1-S: Canada/NE Team, Kate Servais/Cathedro, Elizabeth Brousseau/Nico, Kimberley Begin/Ultimate Legacy and Victory Cents; West Team, Scarlett Peinado/Shadow Inspector, Lizzie Hoff/HSH Best Kept Secret, Eva Taylor/Irish Rose; Area II Blue Team, Berkley Gardner/Aristocrat, Paige Ramsey/Fashionable Man, Rylie Nelson/Galloway Sunrise; Area II Red Team, Gianna Fernandez/Excel Star Vero Amore, Jenna Levesque/Born Ready, and Lillian Kager/Game On.

CCI2-S: Canada/NE Team, Madison Haney/Chesterland’s Sweet Charlotte, Audrey Littlefield/Mr. Pumpkin, Lucine Claudel/Tsantania ; A238 Team, Noah Stanlaske/DHI Showman, Chloe Paddack/Hawthornstud Fortunate Love, Maddie Hale/Fernhill Hotshot; Area 2 White Team, Carlin Keefe/Point Nemo, Paige Ramsey/MTF Cooley Classic, Noah Stanlaske/ Chesterland, Anna Fitzhugh/Shirsheen Deal Me In

CCI-3-S: Canada A17 Team, Kimberley Begin/Ballinagore Rock Quality, Lea Adams-Blackmore/Frostbite, Madison Temkin/MVP Madbum; Area 2 Blue Team, Meg Pellegrini/Cooley Wish Upon A Star, Benjamin Noonan/Street Fighter, Braden Speck/BSF Liam, Peyton Klein/Pleasant Humphrey; Area 7 Team, Lizzie Hoff/HSH Limited Edition, Olivia Miller/Cooley Starstruck, Lizzie Hoff/Cooley On Show; Area 8 Team, Maddie Hale/Cinzano 87, Alexandra Baugh/Hubert des 3 Arbres and MHS Fernhill Finale

Prize Sponsors to date for the Team Challenge include: COAT DEFENSEFARMVET, The Engraver,  Big Dee's Tack & Vet Supply, Maryland Saddlery, and the Wawa Foundation. We also welcome STANDLEE FORAGE as well as ANIMAL COMFORT GROUP to our prize supporters! 

Area II will host a hospitality tent in the stable area, for young riders competing and participating in educational opportunities to include course walks and the USEA Mentorship program. Supporters include Freely Forward Bodywork!  which will also be giving a free bodywork seminar to all Young Riders Thursday afternoon.

The USEA Mentorship program, sponsored by the Delaware Valley Combined Training Association, is also being coordinated on the grounds with Plantation Field International officials; any Young Rider who is a  member of their area program.. Area II selected Young Riders for the Mentorship Program are Jenavieve French, Macie Brock and Alden Wyatt. Congratulations!

Check back for more information, and also be sure to go to the Area II Youth Council Instagram at #areaiiyouthcouncil

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