Furst Dream, Valor, Møllegårdens Fashion, King’s Pleasure and Jane get off to a winning start at the 2022 US Young and Developing Horse Championship
2022 National Dressage Championships
Classes for horses in development for the 2022 United States Dressage Championships began Thursday and Friday, August 25-26, 2022. The first round serves as a warm-up round to familiarize the horses with the arena and the judges, and the finals will be tested. It will be the decisive factor for medals.
Four-year-old Furst Dream, five-year-old Valor, six-year-old Møllegårdens Fashion, seven-year-old King’s Pleasure and developing Grand Prix horse Jane got off to a winning start.
4 year old: Adrienne Lyle and Furst Dream
The Four-Year-Old Championship opened with 13 combinations riding the USEF Four-Year-Old Horse Test.
Adrian Lyle and Furst Dream There was an excellent test to win the class with a score of 9.5. The 2018 Hanover stallion from Lyle (Wellington, FL) and Betsy Giuliano, LLC was 9.5 in trot, 8.5 in stride, 9.6 in canter and obedient. Scored a 10 for both and general impression. It’s been a special summer for Lyle and owner Betsy and Giuliano, who own this promising stallion and also own Lyle’s mount, Salvino, at the 2022 World Championships.
“Today I was very proud of him,” Lyle said. “It’s a big venue and there’s a lot going on for a 4-year-old. We have been together, he has a great brain that I really like in addition to his talent, he has a beautiful gait but a very good brain especially for a stallion. “
The Fürst Dream was sourced in Germany two years ago. “I got him about a year and a half ago. I’ve always ridden young horses, that’s what I like, I’ve always tried to bring young horses and produce my own, but there have never been many real young horse competitions. I’ve never done it before and this was really fun.” I wanted to know more about them and they’ve grown a lot here in America. The quality of these horses here has really improved now. , is really exciting to watch.
Alice Tarjan (Oldwick, NJ) and ice princessHer 2018 Oldenburg filly finished second with a score of 8.94.
Michael Bragdell (Korora, Maryland) and Sir RealLeslie Waterman’s 2018 Oldenburg stallion was third with a score of 8.40.
5 year olds: Adrienne Lyle and Valor
The 14-year-old started the 5-year-old championship in preliminary tests.
Adrian Lyle Throw in another good vehicle to win the class courage with a score of 9.26. His 2017 Westphalia gelding (by Vitalis x Furstenball) of Lyle (Wellington, Fla.) and Kylie Lowry scores 8.5 for trot and gait, 10 for canter, 9.5 for obedience and 9.8 for general impression won.
“He was absolutely phenomenal today,” Lyle said. “Honestly, I don’t think I could have asked him to do better than what he did. He’s a lot of fun in the ring. So you can just sit there and get him out of the way.
Lindsey Holleger (Middletown, NY) and MW FurstenshalmannJennifer Banover’s 2017 Oldenburg stallion (by Firstenball x Lord Donnerhall) was second with a score of 8.96.
Rebecca Rigdon (Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif.) and MSJ for VipsLauren Fischer’s 2017 Oldenburg Gelding (by Foundation x Vivaldi) finished third with a score of 8.68.
6 year old: Mølllegårdens fashion
14 pairs in the 6-year-old preliminary exam.
Cesar Parra and Møllegårdens fashionhis and Marcela Parra’s 2016 Florenz x L’Espoir Danish Warmblood gelding impressed the judges with winning the FEI 6-year-old preliminary exam. After finishing in 2018, Møllegårdens Fashion has shown improvement in the irons at Parla (Whitehouse Station, NJ) over the past year with a score of 8.42.
“He’s very strong, but I think he’s a horse built for the Grand Prix,” said Parra of ‘Fasi’. “He’s got great hind legs. He’s got great contacts, he’s very honest, he’s very powerful.”
Rebecca Rigdon (Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif.) and Lionel VELauren Fisher’s 2016 KWPN Gelding by Negro x Tenerife was second with a score of 8.24.
Alice Tarjan (Oldwick, NJ) and jengangerThe 2016 Danish Warmblood mare by Grand Galaxy Win x Don Schufro was third with a score of 7.94.
7 Year Olds: Ots and King’s Pleasure
At the Markel/USEF Young Horse 7-Year-Old Dressage National Championship, 15 combinations rode the first of two tests.
with Ender Otts King’s Pleasure As the first step towards acquiring the first champion, he won the preliminary exam. His 2015 KWPN sire (by Dark Pleasure x Johnson) of Ots (Wellington, Fla.) and Heidi Humphries earned his score of 7.85.
“It was really good. I just wanted to show everyone what a great mover he is, with more gas in the ring than in the warm-up and a little savings,” Otts said. , really loyal to your horse.It’s a stallion so he’s a puppy.You can have a 5 year old lead the lead but he fights for you in a very nice way in the ring.”
Ots applauded the owner for supporting him. She is such a wonderful owner. [division] last year. I really wanted to, but I was like, ‘You know, I’m not really ready yet. Trust me, just give me a little time. It was a dream. Honestly, everything I asked her to do for the horse, she did.”
Amanda Perkowski (Wellington, FL) and sonata midfielder, Next Level Performance Center’s 2015 Hanover Stallion (Sir Donner Hall x Don Principe) was second with 7.58 points. The mare is the full sister of Serenade MF, who is leading the US Grand Prix Championship at the same venue this week.
Olivia LaGoy-Weltz (Haymarket, Virginia) and fade to blackMary Anne McPhail’s 2015 Hanover Stallion by Fantastic x St. Moritz finished third with 7.51 points.
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Breeding Grand Prix Horses: Alice Tarjan and Jane
In the developing Grand Prix Horse Championship, nine combinations competed in the first of two tests.
Alice Tarjan and Jane Won the competent class in the Intermediate II exam. Tarjan (Oldwick, NJ) and her 2014 KWPN filly (by Desperado x Metal) performed solidly, scoring 71.813%.
“I’m really happy with this horse,” Tarjan said. “There’s a 2 and a 1. It may not have been very good, but it was kind of a miracle given the warm-up stuff. She’s really green. She’s eight.”
“Interestingly, they say there are horses that are good candidates for the young horse program and others that are not,” said Alice of Jane, who was purchased when she was three years old. She didn’t make many appearances until this year because she didn’t think it was her best route: she’s 8 doing her I-2. It’s her first away show she’s done. I showed her a little bit down in Florida, she took on the challenge of a future star and her goal is to develop this year’s Grand Prix.
Claire Darnell (Mount Vernon, WA) and Harold S.her 2012 KWPN gelding by Vivaldi x Fidermark was second with a score of 70.980%.
Marcus Orlob (Annandale, NJ) and Spirit of JoyJanet Pinard’s 2014 Westphalia Gelding by Sir Calypso x Sandro Bedo was third with a score of 69.166%.
Text USEF press release, edited by Eurodressage – photo © Sue Stickle and US Equestrian
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