What's New in Equestrian - June 24

June 24, 2010, 3:35 p.m. (ET)
Lauren Hough, riding Quick Study, and Laura Kraut, riding Cedric, led the U.S. team to a first-place finish in the fourth leg of the Meydan FEI Nations Cup in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The victory boosted the U.S. into third place in the Nations Cup points standings, behind France and Great Britain, entering the fifth leg of the competition to be held July 9 in Falsterbo, Sweden. The U.S. team featured a rare combination of four female riders: Hough, Kraut, Candice King and Nicole Simpson. 
Just ahead: Adequan/USEF National Reining Youth Championship, June 24-26, Oklahoma City, Okla.; USEF SelectionTrials/National Championships for Para-Equestrian Dressage Team, June 24-27, Wayne, Ill.; FEI Nations Cup, July 9, Falsterbo, Sweden.