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USA Equestrian
Dressage Committee Selects Competitors For 2002 USA Junior Dressage Team Championship Presented by Cosequin®

The USA Equestrian Dressage Committee has selected the competitors for the 2002 USA Junior Dressage Team Championship to be held August 15 - 18, 2002 and hosted by Dressage at Devonwood in Portland, Oregon. This event, now in its 6th year and proudly sponsored by Cosequin®, showcases some of the most talented young dressage riders in the country today. This event has again been designated as a USA Junior Olympic - Equestrian event. After a record 49 Applications of Intent were received, 37 riders were able to fulfill the selection criteria during the year-long qualifying period. The top five scores for each horse/rider combination were averaged to determine the final placings. The top twelve riders and two alternates are listed below:

Rank Rider Horse
City, State Final Average
1 Amanda Bobbett Blizzard, SWB (Aladin - Zorbine) West Richland, WA 70.964
2 Kelly Pestana Elite, SWB (Bernstein - Memory) Livermore, CA 70.892
3 Kayce Redmond Lupin, DWB (Lobster - Piana) Loganville, GA 70.729
4 Laura Eckart Mozart, HOL (Manchester/Kommandeur - Waltzing)Eagle, WI 70.498
5 Adrienne Lyle Miguel, SWB (Mowgli) Medina, WA 69.734
6 Maris Burns Gigolo, KWPN (Beethoven - Saturday Deelite) Seattle, WA 68.686
7 Alli Agee Valentino, RUS Mammoth, CA 68.630
8 Nicole Allegretti Leo, KWPN (Gabor - Heline) Pleasanton, CA 68.313
9 Amanda Garrett Great Experience, HAN (Grundstein II - Pik Dame) College Station, TX 67.788
10 Lauren Smith Jaxon, KWPN (G Ramiro Z - Elous) Scottsdale, AZ 67.501
11 Lauren Carse Garrido, (Grandioso - Aranka) Los Altos Hills, CA 67.491
12 Anya Bershad Inzinga, KWPN (Mytens xx - Sutilda) Santa Fe, NM 67.292

1st Alt. Suzanne La Porte Wittus, DWB (Weltloewe - Fleur) Wellington, FL 66.634
2nd Alt. Laura Remedi Resolute, HOL (Ratibor - Waldfee) Darien, IL 66.376

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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