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USA Equestrian
USA Equestrian Announces Results Of The Dressage Young Horse Finals

The three USA Dressage Young Horse finals to select the U.S. Five and Six-Year Old dressage horses that will represent the United States at the FEI World Breeding Championships in Verden, Germany, August 1-4, 2002, were held recently. A minimum qualifying score of 6.5 was required to enter into these Finals.

According to the USA Equestrian selection criteria, the minimum score required to advance to the FEI World Breeding Championships is a 7.5. Based on the results of the finals, four Five-Year-Old horses and one Six-Year-Old horse achieved the minimum scores required. The number of horses that the U.S. can enter in the FEI World Breeding Championships is two in each age group.

Five-Year Olds:

Kavalier (TRA, Amatcho - Kandice, by Erzsand), ridden and owned by Jane Cleveland 8.375
Felix (HAN, Fabriano - Alexa, by Augustinus XX), ridden by Debbie McDonald and owned by Peggy Thomas 8.3
Rosabella (HAN, Rohdiamant/Westminster), ridden by Yvonne Barteau and owned by Rebecca Lynn Hopfne 7.875
Partous (KWPN, Juventus), ridden and owned by David Wightman 7.6

Six-Year Olds:

Wincenzo (HAN, Werther - Genie), ridden and owned by Romy Tota 7.5

The complete results are as follows:
Dressage at DG Bar, Hanford, CA
May 11, 2002

FEI Five-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
Felix Peggy Thomas Debbie McDonald 8.3
Partous David Wightman David Wightman 7.6
Donnegal Marta Kauffman Jaye Cherry 6.8
Marin A. Whit Watkins A. Whit Watkins 6.3
Tempel Rose Kristina Harrison-Naness Kristina Harrison-Naness 6.2
Groowi Davlyn Farms Nick Wagman 6.1
Paco Sylke Hillmer Sylke Hillmer 6

FEI Six-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
Omar Jackie Ahl-Eckhaus Kathleen Raine 7.2
Domino Donna Richardson Donna Richardson 6.3
Octango Barbi Breen-Gurley Barbi Breen-Gurley 6.1
Pik's Pride Jennifer Hoffman Jennifer Hoffman 6.1
Osiris Kathy Pavlich Kathy Pavlich 6

Dressage at Lamplight CDI***, Wayne, IL
May 26, 2002

FEI Five-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
Kavalier Jane Cleveland Jane Cleveland 8.375
Rosabella Rebecca Lynn Hopfne Yvonne Barteau 7.875
Favereux Joan Pecora Joan Pecora 7.375
Maserati Jacqueline Paxton Allida Allen 6.875
R-Tistik Adrienne Pot Adrienne Pot 6.75
Huronia Cheryl Holekamp Cheryl Holekamp 6.375
Donna Karan Heidi Basler Heidi Basler 6

FEI Six-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
Arabella Denise Arroyo Heather Blitz 7.25

Capital Dressage Classic, Raleigh, NC
June 2, 2002
FEI Five-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
President Felicitas Slovenkai Adam Lastowka 7.3
Devon Kelly McGinn Kelly McGinn 7.1
Welfenstein Rebecca Langwost Rebecca Langwost 7
Logan James F. Lewis Teresa Butta-Stanton 6.8
Pampero Abby Adelberg Abby Adelberg 6.625
Richmond Robin Brueckmann Robin Brueckmann 6.5
Darrien Laura Wharton Laura Wharton 6

FEI Six-Year-Old Final
Horse Owner Rider Score
Wincenzo Romy Tota Romy Tota 7.5
Freestyle DBNA, LLC James Koford 7.3
Oleander Alan & Barbara Friedman Adam Lastowka 7.2
Olympus Heidi Storm Graham Heidi Storm Graham 6.5
River Dance Joan Fontes James Koford 6.2


USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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