Wins National Championship Of Eventing
Mosser, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, was victorious in USA Equestrian's
2002 National Championship of Eventing, held April 18-21, 2002
at Foxhall Farm near Atlanta, Georgia.
entered Sunday's stadium jumping phase in third place, behind
five-time Olympic veteran Bruce Davidson, Sr. in second and Heidi
White of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania who held the top spot. Mosser,
riding her nine-year-old English Thoroughbred gelding, Jenga (Brigadier
Linden x Gledes Scallywag VII), left all rails in place as she
completed the stadium jumping phase penalty free to end with a
score of 51.20 penalties.
of Unionville, Pennsylvania had four penalties in the jumping
phase to end the day in third place with a score of 54.41 penalties.
Davidson was riding Welton Tangle (Welton Lovis x Spar Tangle)
an 11-year-old English Thoroughbred gelding owned by Amy Borun
DeWind, also of Unionville. White and her mount Northern Spy (All
Fair x Lavender Fair VII) a nine-year-old English Thoroughbred
gelding, received eight penalties to end with a score of 58.00
penalties to put her in seventh place. Amy Tryon and Woodstock
(Candy's Gold x unknown) an eight-year-old Thoroughbred gelding,
moved from fourth place to second after a penalty-free stadium
jumping round and a score of 52.01 penalties.
was Mosser's first three-day event win and her name will be the
third inscribed on the Guy V. Henry Trophy, joining that of Tiffani
Loudon, the 2000 winner, and Karen O'Connor who topped the field
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