Reis Wins Pan American Endurance Championship
U.S. Riders Sweep Individual Medals and Win Two of Three
NEW JERSEYSeptember 15, 2003Cia Reis of Pennsdale,
PA, won the individual Gold Medal at 2003 Pan American Endurance
Championship at Trout Lake, WA. A member of the USA East squad,
Reis rode Catch A Wave to the Gold and also the Championships
Best Condition Award.
team Gold Medal was won by the USA Pacific North squad of Sharon
Westergard on MCM Phantazem "Taz", Pat Murray on CR
Flash Gordon, Michele Roush on PR Tallymark, and former World
Champion Cassandra Schuler on ELD Triton.
member of the U.S. Equestrian Team (USET) squad that competed
in last years World Equestrian Games in Jerez de la Frontera,
Spain, Reis won the Gold Medal with a ride time of 9:14.13. Heather
Reynolds of USA Pacific South, the defending Pan Am Gold Medalist,
won the Silver Medal with a time of 9:37:40 on Aleclipse. Vicki
Crance of USA East, won the Bronze Medal on RA Jestic Diamond
team Silver went to USA Mountain and the Bronze went to Canada
West. Full results of the 2003 Pan American Endurance Championships
are available on line at www.endurance.net/2003pac.
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