The U.S. Equestrian Federation on Thursday announced the selection of Mimi Gochman (New York City) as the U.S. representative for the 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games. The FEI Youth Equestrian Games will be held during the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival, June 23-July 3 in Aachen, Germany.
Athletes from 30 nations will compete on borrowed horses in team and individual competitions. Gochman will compete on the North American Team featuring athletes from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. DiAnn Langer, U.S. Jumping Youth Advisor, will serve as chef d’equipe for the North American Team.
Gochman has competed successfully at the FEI North American Youth Championships, winning individual gold in the junior category in 2019 and individual gold in the young rider category in 2021. She was also a member of the U.S. Young Rider Team at the FEI Youth Nations Cup Final in 2021. She was the most recent recipient of the Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy awarded by the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation.
The 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games will begin with the continental team competition, to be held June 29 and 30 over two rounds and will take place over two days with courses set at 1.30 meters. The competition will conclude with the individual final July 2.
For more information on the 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games, visit www.inside.fei.org/fei/disc/jumping/main-events/yeg-2022.
Original article: The Chronicle of the Horse (chronofhorse.com)