18-yr-old Reed Kessler & Cylana scored double clears to lead USA to victory in the 2013 US Nations Cup (Wellington, FL).
The USA fielded a mix of top veterans and young stars for their Nations Cup at home, securing victory and hopes of sealing early qualification for the Finals later this year.
The riders and owners see a huge opportunity with this new Nations Cup format … there was huge camaraderie and a great feeling this was important and we’re going to make this work.―US Coach Robert Ridlnd
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“… treasured summer rite for those deliriously in love with horses to indulge their obsession alongside approximately 30,000 (mostly teenage, mostly female) kindred spirits: “horse girls,” as they are sometimes called.