American Bankers Insurance Company/United States Dressage Federation Presents the Region One Dressage Champions


Lincoln, Nebraska (September 5, 2001) - The top East Coast equestrians gathered in Raleigh, North Carolina, on August 31-Sept 2 to ride for individual honors in the American Bankers Insurance Company/United States Dressage Federation Region One Championship, recognized by USA Equestrian. Managed by Sandi Leggett, the championship featured riders from Training Level through Grand Prix, including Freestyle and featured open, adult amateur and junior/young rider divisions.

The American Bankers Insurance Company, the title sponsor of the Regional Championships, presented an all-weather jacket donated by Mountain Horse with an embroidered ABIC/USDF Regional Championship logo, a quarter sheet from Saratoga Horseworks, and a tri-colored neck sash from Hodges Badge Company. Champions received $199 and Reserve Champions received $139 in prize money. Rosettes were presented to eighth place.

The American Bankers Insurance Company began its sponsorship of the regional championships in 1993. The championship program seeks to promote and recognize the pursuit of excellence in dressage by providing a showcase venue for riders within each of the USDF's nine regions.

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Results
American Bankers Insurance Company/United States Dressage Federation
Region One Championships
For the eastern states of DE, MD, NC, NJ, PA, VA and DC
Raleigh, NC
August 31-September 2, 2001
Manager: Sandi Leggett, Secretary: Kay Shaw Whitlock

Judges: M. Barnett, J. Brown, M. Ludwig, G. Rockwell, J. Weatherwax, M. McPhail, L. Yukins

Training Level Open Championship
CH: DONAUWALTZER, a 5-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Wurttemberg gelding, sired by Duntroon, owned by Patricia Geraghty (VA); ridden by Debbie Rodriguez (VA) 73.200%.

RS: CAROLINE, a 7-year-old, 15.2-hand, bay mare, owned by Patricia Sutton (NC); ridden by Steve Watkins (NC) 72.600%

3. Devon, Kelly McGinn (MD) owner/rider, 70.200%
4. Portobello, Kim Schmidt (VA) owner/rider, 70.000%
5. Milagro, Kat Trueblood (MD) owner/rider, 70.000%
6. Call Me Walter, Karen Farcas (MD) owner; Rebecca Roach (VA) rider, 67.800%
7. Siena, Monica Farabee (NC) owner; Steve Watkins (NC) rider, 67.400%
8. Obbligato, Susy Floyd (MD) owner/rider, 66.800%

Training Level Adult Amateur Championship
CH: PABLO, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Hessen gelding, sired by Prolog, owned and ridden by Arthemise Baldwin (FL) 69.200%

RS: PAELA, a 4-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Dutch mare, sired by Uift, owned and ridden by Diana Rucci (NJ) 68.600%

3. Fharaoh, Linda Wisniewski (NJ) owner/rider, 67.200%
4. Houston, Leslie Lytton (NC) owner/rider, 66.000%
5. Dempsey, Serina Tart (NC) owner/rider, 65.200%
6. Tia-Maria, Sally Calabro (VA) owner/rider, 64.000%
7. Oh Henry, Kristen Pagelson (VA) and Laureen Megan (VA) owners; Kristen Pagelson (VA) rider, 63.000%
8. Shenandoah, Lynne Beheler (PA) owner/rider, 62.800%

Training Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: SECRET GOLD MINE, a 13-year-old, 15.1-hand, palomino Quarter Horse, sired by Golden High Tone, owned and ridden by Jennifer Hicks (NC) 67.600%

RS: WESTWARD, an 8-year-old, 17-hand, chestnut Oldenburg gelding, sired by Westcoast, owned and ridden by Marguerite Skoggard (NC) 65.800%

3. Shammer Jake, Courtney Yeager (OH) owner/rider, 64.400%
4. Jackpot, Erin Laurent (NJ) owner/rider, 64.000%
5. Waverly's Eagle, Brittany Bonnette (NJ) owner/rider, 61.000%
6(tie). Darwin's Theory, Courtney Johnson-Amritt (PA) owner/rider, 60.000%
6(tie). Double Dose, Domenique Carson (MD) owner/rider, 60.000%
8. MAF Silver Miracle, Janet Summers (VA) owner; Danielle Rowland (VA) rider, 59.400%

First Level Open Championship
CH: ORLANDO, a 5-year-old, 16.2-hand, black Dutch gelding, sired by Karandasj, owned and ridden by Vanessa Swartz (MD) 66.617%

RS: RIVER DANCE, a 5-year old, 17-hand, brown Hanoverian gelding, ridden by James Koford (NC) and owned by Joan Fontes (NC) 66.029%

3. Integrity, Heather Mason (NJ) owner/rider, 66.029%
4. Shenandoah, Yolanda Williamson (VA) owner; James Koford (NC) rider, 64.706%
5. Danuta, Rebecca Bryan (MD) owner; Todd Bryan (MD) rider, 63.676%
6(tie). Omijn, Sara Schmitt (NJ) owner/rider, 63.382%
6(tie). Ghee Whiz, Suzanne Carton (OH) owner; Nancy Lewis Stanton (OH) rider, 63.382%
8. Spatterdash, B J Zamora (NC) owner; Elaine Hayes (NC) rider, 62.794%

First Level Adult Amateur Championship
CH: PABLO, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Hessen gelding, sired by Prolog, owned and ridden by Arthemise Baldwin (FL) 66.176%

RS: MARCOLA, a 5-year-old, 16.3-hand, bay Trakehner gelding, sired by Graditz, bred, owned and ridden by Diane Isenhour (NC) 64.853%.

3. Fanale, Susan Springsteen (PA) owner/rider, 64.412%
4. My Maxwell, Lisa Gorsuch (NC) owner/rider, 63.823%
5. Windsor, Janet Sarn (NC) owner/rider, 62.206%
6. Sebastian, Kelly Schock (OH) owner/rider, 62.206%
7. Lanciano, Judy Downer (NJ) owner/rider, 62.059%
8. Captivation, Sheri Hood (NC) owner/rider, 62.058%

First Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: KUDRA, a 9-year-old, 15.3-hand, bay Dutch mare, sired by Rampal, owned and ridden by Katelyn Ortepio (NJ) 64.853%

RS: MELODICAL, 10-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut, Trakehner mare, sired by Eligius, owned and ridden by Lauren McNabb (NC) 62.353%

3. Shammer Jake, Courtney Yeager (OH) owner/rider, 61.764%
4. Codys Tardy Bar, Kellyn, Beverly and Charles McLamb (NC) owners; Kellyn McLamb (NC) rider, 61.618%
5. Jackpot, Erin Laurent (NJ) owner/rider, 60.441%
6. Giorgio, James Kepler (VA) owner; Samantha Kepler (VA) rider, 60.441%
7. HBA Charizma, Lanie Resnick (NY) and Kimberly Arabians (NY) owners; Kimberly Resnick (NY) rider, 56.618%

Second Level Open Championship

CH: MUCH ADO, 7-year-old, 17.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Quattro, bred by Mevr HC Jongboer, owned and ridden by Carol Lavell, 72.558%

RS: INTEGRITY, 5-year-old, 16.2-hand, gray Dutch x Hanoverian mare, Incognito, sire; Flugzauber, dam's sire; bred, owned and ridden by Heather Mason (NJ) 69.418%

3. Donnerluck, Heather Carrion (VA) owner/rider, 68.837%
4. Wenzel Lad, Kelley Corrigan (MD) owner/rider, 68.256%
5. King D'Azur, Janice Mumford (VA) owner; James Koford (NC) rider, 67.558%
6. Farewell, Helena Klukofsky (FL) owner; Linda M. Smith (FL) rider, 66.628%
7. Wellington of L A, Los Alamos Dressage Center (NJ) and Gail Hoff-Carmona (NJ) owners; Lisa Basselini (NJ) rider, 64.534%
8. Manahawk, Evelyn Susol (MD) owner/rider, 63.488%

Second Level Adult Amateur Championship

CH: WINDSOR, a 10-year-old, 17-hand, chestnut Hanoverian gelding, sired by Wanderer, owned and ridden by Janet Sarn (NC) 64.884%

RS: JASPER JOHNS, a 12-year-old, 16-hand, bay Oldenburg x Thoroughbred gelding, sired by Dederick (Hanoverian) owned and ridden by Tricia Gregory (NC) 63.488%.

3. Madison, Diana Rucci (NJ) owner/rider, 61.046%
4. Darlington, Catherine Midyette (NC) owner; Mary Cunningham (NC) rider, 58.837%
5. Sky's The Limit, June Brody (PA) owner/rider, 57.790%
6. Silver Gaylen, Eileen S. Keipper (NC) owner/rider, 56.511%
7. Dancing Girl, Lexy Wentz (VA) owner/rider, 56.279%
8. Cloud, Sara Jane Lubrano (PA) owner/rider, 56.046%

Second Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: LANCER, an 8-year-old, 16.3-hand bay Dutch gelding, sired by Edelman, owned and ridden by Eliza Sydnor (NC), 63.604%

Third Level Open Championship
CH: MUCH ADO, a 7-year-old, 17.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Quattro, bred by Mevr HC Jongboer, owned and ridden by Carol Lavell, (VT), 69.714%.

RS: FAREWELL, an 8-year-old, bay Westfalen gelding, sired by Florestan (Rhineland), bred by Friedrich Feldhaus, owned by Helen Klukofsky (FL), ridden by Linda M. Smith (FL), 69.571%.

3. Nimbus, Heather Mason (NJ) owner/rider, 65.428%
4. May West, Anne Aloi (VA) owner; James Koford (NC) rider, 62.429%
5. Walencia, Carol Bauer (VA) owner/rider, 60.429%
6. Lothario, Kelli Flanagan (OH) owner/rider, 60.143%
7. Wellington of L A, Los Alamos Dressage Center (NJ) and Gail Hoff-Carmona (NJ) owners; Lisa Basselini (NJ) rider, 59.714%
8. Mistletoe, Donna Kelly (NC) owner/rider, 55.000%

Third Level Adult Amateur Championship
CH: WILLFUL WANDERER, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Hanoverian gelding, sired by Wertherson, owned and ridden by Peta Jean Wyllie (VA), 63.571%.
RS: CHARLESTON, a 12-year-old, Swedish Warmblood, sired by Cavalotti, owned and ridden by Susan Skinner (NJ), 61.714%.

3. Remington, Cynthia Harton (SC) owner/rider, 58.857%
4. Helium, Anne S. Moss (PA) owner/rider, 56.143%

Fourth Level Open Championship

CH: WALDAI, 8-year-old, 15.3-hand, chestnut Hanoverian gelding, sired by Walt Disney, owned by Rebecca Bryan, ridden by Todd Bryan (MD), 66.071%.

RS: NIMBUS, 6-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Dutch stallion, sired by Ulft, bred by Anna Inman, owned and ridden by Heather Mason (NJ), 63.095%
3. Titanium, Pamela Sullivan (WV) owner; Nancy Lewis Stanton (OH) rider, 62.857%
4. L A Baltic Sunrise, Los Alamos Dressage Center (NJ) Christina Hewitt (FL)
and Gail Hoff-Carmona (NJ) owners; Gail Hoff Carmona (NJ) rider, 62.619%
5. Kostolan, Kathy Rowse (VA) owner/rider, 60.357%
6. Severn, Stacy Barnett (NJ) owner/rider, 59.404%
7. L.A. Baltic Sundance, Suzin R. Daly (NC) owner/rider, 53.095%

Fourth Level Adult Amateur Championship
CH: KAVALJER, a 17-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Concorde, owned and ridden by Ashley Fornell (PA), 66.428%.

RS: IKE, an 11-year-old, 16.1-hand chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Zep, owned and ridden by Melissa Taylor Yee (PA), 61.667%

3. Legato, Susie Granville (MD) owner/rider, 58.214%
4. HeatWave, June Brody (PA) owner/rider, 56.785%

Fourth Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: VIALLI, 13-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Swedish gelding, sired by Vivaldi, owned and ridden by Lauren Jump (NC), 53.452%

Prix St. Georges Open Championship
CH: KIPLING, a 9-year-old, 16.1-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Amethist, owned by John Shoemaker (PA), ridden by Dorie Addy-Crow (PA), 66.250%.

RS: WESTCOTT, a 9-year-old, 16.3-hand, bay Oldenburg gelding, sired by West Coast, bred by Judy Arnold, owned by Ann Doss (NC), bred by Brooke Doss (NC), 63.333%

3. Crimson Cavalier, Dorothy Chappell (NC) owner, Jessie Steiner (NJ) rider, 62.250%
4. Waldai, Rebecca Bryan (MD) owner, Todd Bryan (MD) rider, 62.083%
5. Storytime, Mary Elizabeth Blackwell (NJ) owner/rider, 61.333%
6. Phoenix, Larry Buseck (PA) owner; Nancy Lewis Stanton (OH) rider, 61.000%
7. Severn, Stacy Barnett (NJ) owner/rider, 58.083%
8. Sebastian, Joann Sweeney (NJ) owner; Jane Landau (NJ) rider, 57.417%
Prix St. Georges Adult Amateur Championship

CH: KAVALJER, a 17-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Concorde, owned and ridden by Ashley Fornell (PA), 66.417%.

RS: IKE, an 11-year-old, 16.1-hand chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Zep, owned and ridden by Melissa Taylor Yee (PA), 61.417%

3. Kerido, Ashley Fornell (PA) owner/rider, 59.000%
4. Inspiration, Susan Zilke (VA) owner/rider, 57.750%
5. Astron McEnroe, Sarah Duclos (PA) owner/rider, 57.667%
6. Charmeur, Suzanne Thomas (NC) owner/rider, 57.333%

Prix St. Georges Junior/Young Rider Championship

CH: BLACK TIE, 10-year-old, 16-hand, black Dutch mare, sired by Art Deco, owned and ridden by Mary Haskins-Gray (NC) 63.167%

RS: VIALLI, 13-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Swedish gelding, sired by Vivaldi, owned and ridden by Lauren Jump (NC) 56.750%

3. Gotta Love Me, Amanda Chambers (VA) owner/rider, 56.417%

Intermediate I Open Championship
CH: WESTCOTT, a 9-year-old, 16.3-hand, bay Oldenburg gelding, sired by West Coast, bred by Judy Arnold, owned by Ann Doss (NC), ridden by Brooke Doss (NC), 63.833%

RS: CRIMSON CAVALIER, a 14-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Swedish gelding, sired by Pontus, owned by Dorothy Chappell (NC), ridden by Jessie Steiner (NJ), 62.000%.

3. Hirsch Jager, Brooke Doss (NC) owner/rider, 61.917%
4. Maestro, Margaret Wyllie (VA) owner; Peta Jean Wyllie (VA) rider, 60.667%
5. Fusilier, Susan De Flora (NY) owner; Sara Schmitt (NJ) rider, 60.583%
6. Dantzer, Leigh Swanson (NC) owner/rider, 60.167%
7. Bergamo, Beth Barritt (MD) owner/rider, 59.833
8. Phoenix, Larry Buseck (PA) owner; Nancy Lewis Stanton (OH) rider, 59.333%

Intermediate I Adult Amateur Championship
CH: DUX, a 15-year-old, 16.2-hand, gray Danish gelding, sired by Diamond, owned and ridden by Judy Downer (NJ), 64.333%

RS: DUKER'S DESIREE', an 18-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Hanoverian mare, sired by Duker (Thoroughbred) owned and ridden by Barbara Nicks (SC), 55.750%

Intermediate I Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: GOTTA LOVE ME, a 12-year-old, 15-hand, bay Quarter Horse x Thoroughbred gelding, owned and ridden by Amanda Chambers (VA), 57.417%.

Grand Prix Open Championship
CH: KIRBY, a 9-year-old, 16.3-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Amethist , bred by J. Rodermond, owned by A.J. Stapleton (OH), ridden by Belinda Nairn-Wertman (PA), 66.933%.

RS: MAIN EVENT MANGALAM, a 10-year-old, 16.2-hand gray Swedish gelding, sired by Amiral, owned and ridden by Kay Meredith (NC), 64.467%.

3. F.C. Fantasy, Heather Mason (NJ) owner/rider, 60.400%
4. Cidor, Melissa Taylor-Yee (PA) owner/rider, 56.733%
5. Duell Anastasia, Anne Rawle (PA) owner; Eleanor Rawle (PA) rider, 55.733%

First Level Freestyle Championship
CH: INTEGRITY, 5-year-old, 16.2-hand, gray Dutch x Hanoverian mare, Incognito, sire; Flugzauber, dam's sire; bred, owned and ridden by Heather Mason (NJ), 71.708%

Second Level Freestyle Championship
CH: INTEGRITY, 5-year-old, 16.2-hand, gray Dutch x Hanoverian mare, Incognito, sire; Flugzauber, dam's sire; bred, owned and ridden by Heather Mason (NJ), 72.500%

RS: MANAHAWK, a 7-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Dutch stallion, sired by Roemer, bred, owned and ridden by Evelyn Susol (MD), 67.125%.

Fourth Level Freestyle Championship
CH: NIMBUS, 6-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Dutch stallion, sired by Ulft, bred by Anna Inman, owned and ridden by Heather Mason (NJ), 67.542%

RS: VIALLI, 13-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Swedish gelding, sired by Vivaldi, owned and ridden by Lauren Jump (NC), 60.625%

Intermediate Freestyle Championship

CH: FUSILIER, a 19-year-old, 16.3-hand, bay Holsteiner gelding, sired by Fasolt, owned by Susan De Flora (NY), ridden by Sara Schmitt (NJ), 58.703%. Grand Prix Freestyle Championship
CH: MAIN EVENT MANGALAM, a 10-year-old, 16.2-hand gray Swedish gelding, sired by Amiral, owned and ridden by Kay Meredith (NC), 65.50%.




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