Performances For U.S. Participants At The Stuttgart German
Wilcox continued her domination of German dressage competitions
by winning the Grand Prix Special in Stuttgart, Germany on Sunday,
November 24, aboard the 11-year-old Oldenburg stallion Relevant
(Rubinstein I x Havanna), with an impressive score of 77.84%.
Several weeks ago at CDI Oldenburg, Wilcox won the Grand Prix
Special, the Grand Prix, the Intermediaire I and the Prix St.
Wylde and his World Equestrian Games mount, Fein Cera (Landadel
x Cera, by Cor De La Bryere), an 11-year-old Holsteiner mare,
finished second in the Grand Prix, just a fraction slower than
winner and current leader of the FEI/Ghandini World Rankings,
Ludger Beerbaum (GER).
Chester Weber finished in 3rd place in the World Cup Driving class,
the first World Cup Driving competition of the 2002/2003 season.
The series of indoor driving events was established in 2001 and
includes 9 competitions combining marathon and cone driving obstacles.
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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.
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sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of
excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on
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