AHSA ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF DRESSAGE YOUNG HORSE FINALS


The American Horse Shows Association (AHSA) announced today the results of the three Dressage Young Horse Finals, which were recently held to select the U.S. five and six year-old dressage horses that will represent the United States at the World Breeding Championship in Verden, Germany, August 8-11, 2001. A minimum qualifying score of 65% was required to enter into these finals.

According to the AHSA selection criteria, the minimum score required to advance to the World Breeding Championship is 75%. Based on the results of the finals, one U.S. entry achieved the minimum score and is eligible to attend. The U.S. wild card option is yet to be determined.

Dressage at DG Bar - Fresno, California - May 10-12, 2001
5 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion Omar Jackie Ahl-Eckhaus Jackie Ahl-Eckhaus
71.667%
Reserve Champion Pik's Pride Jennifer Hoffman Jennifer
Hoffman 69.487%
6 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion Waterford Judi Miller Judi Miller 68.586%
Reserve Champion Feleciano Jan Ebeling New Horizons
Dressage 66.667%

Dressage at Lamplight - Wayne, Illinois - May 25-27, 2001
5 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion San Remo Yvonne Barteau Elite European Sport Horses
77.051%
Reserve Champion Don Giovanni Leanne Zolldan Julie Olson
68.077%
6 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion Rebecca H Terrie D. Foley Terrie D. Foley 64.040%

Capitol Dressage Classic - Raleigh, North Carolina - June 1-3, 2001
5 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion Wincenzo Romy Tota Romy Tota 73.21%
Reserve Champion Obadiah Karen Karkow Judith Donaldson
70.64%
6 Year Old Finals:
Placing Horse Rider Owner Score
Champion Wendelstern Dennis Callin Eleanor Eltoft 71.41%
Reserve Champion Neruda Michael Barisone Jane Suwalsky
67.88%

The American Horse Shows Association, 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 AHSA has over 70,000 members and recognizes more than 2,600 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.


www.ahsa.org


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Updated: October 2005.