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


Lincoln, Nebraska (October 17, 2001) - The top equestrians from the Northwestern states gathered in Auburn, Washington on September 28-30, to ride for individual honors in the American Bankers Insurance Company/United States Dressage Federation Region Six Championship, recognized by USA Equestrian. 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.

Results
American Bankers Insurance Company/United States Dressage Federation
Region Six Championships
For the Northwestern states of AK, ID, W.Mt, OR, WA
September 28-30, 2001
Emerald Downs Racetrack, Auburn, Washington

Manager: Lothar Pinkers

Judges: Elizabeth Madlener, Lois Yukins, Kem Melton Barbosa, Marilyn Heath, Ulrich Schmitz, Jayne Ayers, Sue Madden-Mandas, Carole Hoffman

Training Level Open Championship
CH: DINERO, a 4-year-old, 16.1 hand, bay Hanoverian gelding, sired by Davignon, owned and and ridden by Lisa Copeland (WA), 70.80%

RS: NICE TOUCH, a 6-year-old, 16.3 hand, chestnut Dutch mare, sired by Grunstein, owned and ridden by Kari McClain (WA), 70.40%

3. Wellspoken, Kay Ellen Olson (WA) owner, Emma Dye (WA) rider, 69.80%
4. Origami, Heather O'Keefe (WA) and Lynn Baiter (WA) owners, Heather O'Keefe (WA) rider, 68.60%
5. Mariposa, Marsha Park (WA) owner, Lauren Lotterman (WA) rider, 68.20%
6. Osiris, Judy Lewis (WA) owner, Mike Osinski (WA) rider, 66.00%
7. Black Ice, Anita Scott (MT) owner, Jeanne Gaudreau (MT) rider, 66.00%
8. Carmen, Catherine Van Miert (WA) owner, Kimberly Roe (WA) rider, 65.00%

Training Level Adult/Amateur Championship
CH: DAHLIANI, an 11-year-old, 16.2 hand, bay Hanoverian mare, sired by Darling, owned and ridden by Margaret (Maggie) Nicolino (WA), 68.60%.

RS: TZARINA, a 12-year-old, 16.2 hand, bay Oldenburg x Thoroughbred mare, sired by Tallison, owned by Jennifer Trom (OR), ridden by Jaime Taft (WA), 66.200%

3. P.B. & J., Holly Graff (MT), owner/rider, 63.80%
4. Makoa, Cheryl Keefe (WA), owner/rider, 63.40%
5. Sophia Maria, Cathy Eaton (OR), owner/rider, 62.80%
6. Jonkers Johan, Stephanie Leahey (WA), owner/rider, 62.40%
7. Top-flight Gunsmoke (Buddy), Nancy Berrington (WA) owner/rider, 62.40%
8. Alvaro, Kathleen Doyle (WA) owner/rider, 61.20%

Training Level Junior/Young Championship
CH: BROADSTONE STAR, a 7-year-old, 15.3 hand, bay mare, sired by Broadstone West Country, owned and ridden by Courtney Briones (WA), 69.00%

RS: WALESKA, a 5-year-old, 16 hand, bay Hanoverian cross mare, owned by Rosanna Akland (MT), ridden by Jamie Rosetti (MT), 66.60%

3. My Jazzy Lady, Jennifer Root (WA), owner/rider, 66.20%
4. Nairobi, Roxanne Trunnel (WA), owner/rider, 66.20%
5. N.A.S.H., Jule Lile (OR) owner, Josh Davies (OR) rider, 65.80%
6. Orisis, Taryn Yates (MT), owner/rider, 65.00%
7. Espionage, Noah Rattner (OR), owner/rider, 63.800%
8. Something Special, Elizabeth Wilson (WA), owner/rider, 61.60%

First Level Open Championship
CH: NIMBUS, a 6-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Cobochon, owned and ridden by Gwen Blake (WA), 75.147%
RS: NAKAI, a 6-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Dutch x Thoroughbred gelding, sired by Fairplay, owned by Pamela Kay Bodenroeder (OR), ridden by Rosanna Caswell (OR) 67.206%

3. Napoleon, Heather O'Keefe (WA), owner/rider, 67.059%
4. Kona, Roxanne Chew (WA) owner, Molly Martin, (WA) rider, 63.235%
5. Jakarta, Michael Osinski (WA) owner/rider, 63.088%
6. Herman, Pamela Zylstra (WA) owner, Lisa Hendrick (WA) rider, 62.059%
7. Dominick, Sheila Verdon (WA) owner, Jessica Wisdom (WA) rider, 60.735%
8. Shabina, Deborah Hawkins (OR) owner, Tracey Moneta (OR) rider, 60.441%

First Level Adult/Amateur Championship
CH: TZARINA, a 12-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Oldenburg x Thoroughbred mare, sired by Tallison, owned by Jennifer Trom (OR), ridden by Jaime Taft (WA), 64.412%

RS: DAHLIANI, an 11-year-old, 16.2 hand, bay Hanoverian mare, sired by Darling, owned and ridden by Margaret (Maggie) Nicolino (WA), 64.118%.

3. Caruso, Shannon Thomas (WA) owner/rider, 63.824%
4. Garibaldini, Jayne Arnold (WA) owner/rider, 61.324%
5. Robin, Susan Merian-Tresch (WA) owner/rider, 60.441%
6. P.B. & J., Holly Graff (MT), owner/rider, 59.853%
7. Instigator, Laura Labelle-Lubich (OR) owner/rider, 5
9.59%
8. Wayfarer, Katy Miller (MT) owner/rider, 59.265%

First Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: LESTER, an 8-year-old, 16.2 hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Wolfgang, owned and ridden by Abigail Turner (OR), 69.706%

RS: JOUST, a 10-year-old, 15.3-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Argus, bred by Julie Tharp, owned and ridden by Olivia Chapeski (MT), 67.647%

3. N.A.S.H., Jule Lile (OR) owner, Josh Davies (OR) rider, 65.588%
4. HS Wistar, Summervale Farm (WA) owner, Jennifer Schrader (WA) rider, 65.294
5. Broadstone Star, Courtney Briones (WA) owner/rider, 65.294%
6. Exquerida Extranjera, Amanda Bobbett (WA) owner/rider, 64.118%
7. Orisis, Taryn Yates (MT) owner/rider, 62.647%
8. Something Special, Elizabeth Wilson (WA), owner/rider, 60.147%

Second Level Open Championship
CH: NIMBUS, a 6-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Cobochon, owned and ridden by Gwen Blake (WA), 67.209%

RS: Feike "O", an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, black Friesian stallion, sired by Feitse, owned by Annette Coester (UT), ridden by Deborah Duricka (UT), 63.488%

3. More Lux, Cherie Vetsch (WA), owner/rider, 61.395%
4. Passado, Robert Chapeski (MT), owner/rider, 60.814%
Second Level Adult/Amateur Championship
CH: MESTER, a 14-year-old, 16.3-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Gaylord, owned and ridden by Monica South (WA), 66.512%

RS: MARIMBA, a 7-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Havanna, owned and ridden by Maxine Reid (WA), 64.535%

3. Donnerfritz, Martha Caldwell (OR), owner/rider, 63.023%
4. Duc, Melanie Caviness (WA), owner/rider, 62.791%
5. First Fandango, Halli Rowley (WA), owner/rider, 60.465%
6. Sox, Mary Jo Kapust (WA), owner/rider, 60.116%
7. Senora Escandalosa, Israel Rodriguez, Jr. (WA), owner/rider, 56.279%
8. Interpol, Shelly Nelson (OR), owner/rider, 55.581%

Second Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: LESTER, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Wolfgang, owned and ridden by Abigail Turner (OR), 62.558%
RS: PICTURESQUE, a 14-year-old, 16.2-hand, chestnut Hanoverian gelding, owned by Brooke Irving (WA), ridden by Kelly Irving (WA), 60.930%

3. Joust, Olivia Chapeski (MT), owner/rider, 60.698%
4. Zoltan, Erin Katona (WA), owner/rider, 56.512%
5. Exquerida Extranjera, Amanda Bobbett (WA) owner/rider, 55.116%
6. Crema Batida, Lindsay Dalby (MT) owner/rider, 53.372%

Third Level Open Championship
CH: LOLBROEK, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Casanova, owned and ridden by Gwen Blake (WA), 69.00%

RS: PASSADO, an 8-year-old, 16-hand, chestnut Hanoverian gelding, sired by Pik Solo, owned and ridden by Robert Chapeski (MT), 63.571%

3. Simon, Judi Knapp (OR) owner, Lea McFarland-Bushnell (OR) rider, 63.00%
4. Talon, Jessica Wisdom (WA) owner/rider, 60.571%
5. More Lux, Cherie Vetsch (WA), owner/rider, 59.143%
6. Wycliff, Michael Osinski (WA), owner/rider, 58.857%
7. Lablaboo, Kathy Everman (OR), owner/rider, 55.714%
8. Wishes and Dreams, Jessica Lyman (WA) and LDF Farms, LLC (WA) owners, Lisa M. Dussome (WA), rider, 53.714%

Third Level Adult/Amateur Championship
CH: MONTSERRAT, an 11-year-old, 16.1-hand, chestnut Oldenburg x Thoroughbred gelding, sired by Erlkoenig, owned and ridden by Rachel Tudor (WA), 64.143%

RS: MESTER, a 14-year-old, 16.3-hand, chestnut Dutch gelding, sired by Gaylord, owned and ridden by Monica South (WA), 64.143%

3. Jolie, Lynda Cushman (WA) owner/rider, 60.286%
4. Marimba, Maxine Reid (WA) owner/rider, 58.714%
5. Cielo, Jean Nokes (WA), owner/rider, 56.143%
6. Ciro, Robin Carnes (WA), owner/rider, 56.00%
7. Wadala, Catherine Norris (WA), owner/rider, 52.143%
8. Commander Drou, Pamela Morrill (WA), owner/rider, 51.857%

Third Level Junior/Young Rider Championship
CH: INTREPID, an 11-year-old, 16.1-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Rossini, owned by Lyn Anderson (WA), ridden by Lindsey Anderson (WA), 65.714%

RS: PK HOLLADAY TUCKER, a 9-year-old, 15.2-hand, chestnut Morgan gelding, sired by Townshend RKV, owned by Nicole Urban (WA), ridden by Emily Schnoor (WA), 63.143%

3. Neuman, Jennifer Schrader (WA), owner/rider, 63.00%
4. Blizzard, Amanda Bobbett (WA), owner/rider, 60.857%
5. Cadence, Laurie McLaughlin (WA) owner, Taryn McLaughlin (WA) rider, 56.857%
6. Zoltan, Erin Katona (WA), owner/rider, 55.571%
7. Gitano Bolero, Laura Hudson (WA) owner/rider, 54.857%
8. Resolution, Shaina Greene (OR) owner/rider, 52.714%

Fourth Level Open Championship
CH: LOLBROEK, an 8-year-old, 16.2-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Casanova, owned and ridden by Gwen Blake (WA), 68.452%

Fourth Level Adult/Amateur Championship
CH: AINSLEY'S GOODFELLOW, a 13-year-old, 16-hand, bay Dutch gelding, sired by Vindicator, owned and ridden by Doris Hasson (WA), 65.00%




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