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March 14, 2013 U.S. and Equine Canada Para-Dressage Riders Prepare for Adequan Global Dressage Festival WEF Classic CPEDI3*

U.S. and Equine Canada Para-Dressage Riders Prepare for Adequan Global Dressage Festival WEF Classic CPEDI3*

 Written by: Lindsay McCall

Photos by: Lindsay McCall

Download the PDF HERE: http://www.uspea.org/pdf/March142013AdequanGlobal.pdf

Wellington, FL -March 14, 2013- Para-Equestrian Dressage riders from both the United States and Canada presented their horses for the FEI Jog at the 2013 Adequan Global Dressage Festival WEF Dressage Classic presented by Today’s Equestrian and Fellows . The blue skies and palm trees set the perfect backdrop for opening day of the CPEDI3* in Wellington, Florida. Over three days (March 15, 16, and 17th) Para-Dressage riders will bring forward their best test executions in Grade Ia, Ib, II, III, and IV. The ground jury includes Carlos Lopes (POR), Bo Ahman (SWE), and Hanneke Gerritsen(NED). The Adequan Global Dressage Festival CPEDI3* will be the first opportunity of the 2013 season for Para-Equestrian Dressage riders to begin the qualifying process for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

 

U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Chef d’Equipe: Hope Hand

Team Coach: Missy Ransehousen

 

Schedule:

 

March 15, 2013-Team Test Grade Ia, Ib, II, III, IV

 

March 16, 2013-Individual Test Ia, Ib, II, III, IV

 

March 17, 2013-Freestyle Championship Tests Grade Ia, Ib, II, III, IV

FEI Para Team Grade IV

 

11:00:00 AM                  586, Win, Frederick, USA, Evita

11:08:00 AM                  584, Jordan, Mary R., USA, P Sparrow Socks

11:16:00 AM                  580, Poole, Lynne, CAN, Vasco E

11:25 AM BREAK———————-

12:30:00 PM                  585, Lawson, Madison, CAN, Mcguire

12:38:00 PM                  58, Jordan, Mary R., USA, Sebastian

12:46:00 PM                  579, Poole, Lynne, CAN, Frisbee

 

FEI Para Grade III Team

12:56:00 PM                  578, Brimmer, Eleanor, USA, Carino H

1:04 PM BREAK———————-

 

FEI Para Team Grade 1A

1:45:00 PM                  577, Andrews, Robyn, CAN, Fancianna

1:53:00 PM                  575, Schloss, Jody, CAN, Inspector Rebus

 

FEI Para Equestrian Team 1B

2:01:00 PM                  582, Oakleaf, Laurietta, USA, Niekele fan Busenitz

2:09:00 PM                  587, Gowanlock, Ashley, CAN, Ferdonia 2

2:17:00 PM                  581, Collier, Sydney, USA, Wentworth

 

FEI Para Team Grade II

2:25:00 PM                  588, Barwick, Lauren, CAN, Off To Paris

Roz Kinstler and Carino H Owned by Ellie Brimmer by Lindsay McCall
Roz Kinstler and Carino H Owned by Ellie Brimmer(USA) Photo(c) Lindsay McCall
Sydney Collier horse Wentworth and Molly Maloney Photo(c)LindsayMcCall
Sydney Collier’s (USA) horse Wentworth and Molly Maloney jogging while Sydney’s trainer Wes Dunham take a snapshot (far right) Photo(c)LindsayMcCall

 

For questions about the 2013-2014 Para-Equestrian Dressage season please contact the USEF High Performance Director of the Para-Equestrian Discipline Laureen K. Johnson at (908) 326 – 1155 or e-mail lkjohnson@usef.org

 

For more questions about Para-Equestrian Dressage please contact Hope Hand at Hope@uspea.org or (610) 356-6481.

 

2013 Adequan Global Dressage Festival Show Managers:

 

Manager/Entry Secretary: Lloyd Landkamer phone: 612-290-8523 Fax: 866-832-8610 Secretary: Angela Goodwin-Volpert / Peggy Warren

 

Co-Secretary: Becky Johnston

 

Co- Manager/Secretary: John Hoppman 612-799-6381

 

E-mail: DressageFestival@aol.com

 

Website: GlobalDressageFestival.com

 

Ground Jury: Carlos Lopes (POR/4*), Bo Ahman (SWE/4*), and Hanneke Gerritsen(NED)

 

Please check out the new FEI Tests Here (LINK)

 

http://www.fei.org/disciplines/officials-organisers/organisers/para-equestrian-dressage/dressage-tests

 

ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES 2014 Qualification Criteria

 

Qualification Period:

 

Start: January 1, 2013

 

End: XXXX 2014 (TBD)

 

Qualifying Events:

 

Any CPEDI3* or CPEDI4* event during the qualification period in addition to the Paralympics Games 2012 London

 

Qualification Score:

 

All athlete/horse combinations must have attained (as a combination) a minimum 60% score attributed by the Ground Jury in a Team test or Individual Championship test one time.

 

Judges:

 

Minimum of 3 FEI PE5* or 4* judges of different nationalities

 

 

Mary Jordan Sebastian and Missy Ransehousen Photo(c) Lindsay McCall
Mary Jordan’s(USA) horse Sebastian and Missy Ransehousen Photo(c) Lindsay McCall
Lauren Barwick looks on as her horse Off To Paris completes the FEI Jog Photo(c) Lindsay McCall
Paralympian Lauren Barwick (CAN) looks on as her horse Off To Paris completes the FEI Jog Photo(c) Lindsay McCall

 

About the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (Excerpt From http://www.globaldressagefestival.com)

 

The Adequan Global Dressage Festival (Adequan GDF) was created as one of the finest show grounds in the world with a calendar of events and prize money in its first year that places it in the top tier of competitions.

 

Five CDIs staged by a single organization are more than at any other show grounds in the world. Prize money of more than $275,000 that is the richest single circuit except for the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany, what is to horse sports what Wimbledon is to tennis.

The show grounds consists of four arenas that are equal in quality to those at the 2012 and 2008 Olympic Games, several hundred stadium seats around the main ring and the first 200 of what will be 300 permanent horse stalls and a raised courtyard at the center of the show grounds providing a panoramic view of the entire facility. One of the world’s largest covered arenas at 360 by 210 feet (110 x 64 meters), and a VIP club overlooking the main competition arena.

 

Dressage has replaced the billiard-table smooth grass polo fields that were the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club stadium where Prince Charles played to kick start Wellington as THE winter lifestyle destination for the world.

 

The dressage grounds adjoin a beautiful grass jumping derby field all part of the sprawling Palm Beach International Equestrian Center that attracts thousands of horses from about three dozen countries for jumper and hunter competitions in an calendar that has expanded from a few weeks in winter to shows from Fall through Spring, centered around the Winter Equestrian Festival and its $6 million in prize money.

 

To learn more about the Global Dressage Festival please visit: http://www.globaldressagefestival.com

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