The Oldenburg gelding, Beemer (Laudatio – All Day Long, by Aldatus) finished with an 8.62, the highest score of the day, to win the Five-Year-Old Championship at the 2003 USAE Young Horse Dressage National Championships, hosted by CDI***/Y Allentown and Dressage at Stone Tavern at the New Jersey Horse Park in Allentown, NJ, August 28 – 31. Beemer, bred in Germany, was ridden by owner Edward Borresen of New Hope, PA.
The Five-Year-Old Reserve Champion was the Dutch Warmblood gelding, Remy Martin (Dutch Warmblood: Inferno – Iris, by Rex Magna) with a score of 8.52. Bred in Holland, Remy Martin was ridden by owner Marisa Festerling of Newbury Park, CA, and was also the Champion Five-Year-Old at the USAE Western Selection Trial in May for the FEI World Breeding Championships.
The Six-Year-Old Division Champion was Fabrice-S (Fabriano – Woerina-S, by Woermann), a German-bred Hanoverian gelding, ridden by Jules Anderson to a winning score of 8.32 Owned by Billy and Holly Hains of Atlanta, GA, Fabrice-S was also the winner of the USAE Eastern Selection Trial in May for the FEI World Breeding Championships.
Reserve Champion in the Six-Year-Old Division, was the runner-up in the USAE Eastern Selection Trial, Persimmon ISF (Contango – Hidden Road, by Road at Sea), owned and bred in the United States by Iron Spring Farm, Inc. of Coatesville, PA. The bay Dutch Warmblood mare was ridden by Angela Sasso to a score of 7.84.
Judges for both the Five-Year-Old and Six-Year-Old divisions were Linda Zang (O-USA), Hanne Valentin (O-DEN), and Janet Brown (I-USA).
Complete results from the 2003 USAE Young Horse Dressage National Championships are available on the: