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USA Equestrian
Beemer Receives High Score At Young Horse Dressage Championships

The Oldenburg gelding, BEEMER (Laudatio – All Day Long, by Aldatus) finished with an 8.62, the highest score of the day, to win the Five-Year-Old Championship at the 2003 USAE Young Horse Dressage National Championships, hosted by CDI***/Y Allentown and Dressage at Stone Tavern at the New Jersey Horse Park in Allentown, NJ, August 28 – 31. Beemer, bred in Germany, was ridden by owner Edward Borresen of New Hope, PA.

The Five-Year-Old Reserve Champion was the Dutch Warmblood gelding, REMY MARTIN (Dutch Warmblood: Inferno – Iris, by Rex Magna) with a score of 8.52. Bred in Holland, Remy Martin was ridden by owner Marisa Festerling of Newbury Park, CA, and was also the Champion Five-Year-Old at the USAE Western Selection Trial in May for the FEI World Breeding Championships.

The Six-Year-Old Division Champion was FABRICE-S (Fabriano – Woerina-S, by Woermann), a German-bred Hanoverian gelding, ridden by Jules Anderson to a winning score of 8.32 Owned by Billy and Holly Hains of Atlanta, GA, Fabrice-S was also the winner of the USAE Eastern Selection Trial in May for the FEI World Breeding Championships.

Reserve Champion in the Six-Year-Old Division, was the runner-up in the USAE Eastern Selection Trial, PERSIMMON ISF (Contango – Hidden Road, by Road at Sea), owned and bred in the United States by Iron Spring Farm, Inc. of Coatesville, PA. The bay Dutch Warmblood mare was ridden by Angela Sasso to a score of 7.84.

Judges for both the Five-Year-Old and Six-Year-Old divisions were Linda Zang (O-USA), Hanne Valentin (O-DEN), and Janet Brown (I-USA).

Complete results from the 2003 USAE Young Horse Dressage National Championships are available on the Federation website:

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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