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USA Equestrian
O'Connor Reigns Supreme At Over The Walls

David O'Connor, 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist, riding the Jacqueline Mars owned Giltedge (Glen Bar - Kitty), beat out Kim Vinoski and Winsome Adante (Saunter - Jus With Genoa, by Bohemond xx) in a closely contested race, to win the Jack Le Goff Trophy for the USA Advanced-Level Horse Trial Championship, held at the Over the Walls Horse Trials in Hardwick, Massachusetts, August 2-4, 2002.

Championship results (through 10th place) follow:
* Champion - David O'Connor with Giltedge (Glen Bar - Kitty) 16-year-old, Irish Sport Horse gelding
* Second place - Kim Vinoski with Winsome Adante (Saunter - Jus With Genoa, by Bohemond xx) English Thoroughbred gelding
* Third place - Darren Chiacchia with Windfall
* Fourth place - Karen O'Connor with Regal Scot (King Delamere - Highland Belle, by Vice Regal) 13-year-old, Thoroughbred gelding
* Fifth place - Heidi White with Northern Spy (All Fair x Lavender Fair VII) 9-year-old Thoroughbred cross gelding
* Sixth place - Will Faudree with Antigua (Match Winner - Great Mistake, by Dorset) 13-year-old, Australian Thoroughbred gelding
* Seventh place - Robert Costello with Dalliance
* Eighth place - Adrienne Iorio-Borden with Show of Heart (It's Freezing - Lovely Duckling, by Quack) 12-year-old, Thoroughbred gelding
* Ninth place - Beale Morris with Eastern Shore (Fair Skies - Lowlights, by Believe the Queen) 10-year-old, Thoroughbred gelding
* Tenth place - John Williams with Carrick (Cozy's Commander x War Issue, by Northern Mystic) 10-year-old, Canadian Sport Horse

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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