Christine Traurig and Etienne, a ten year old Westfalian gelding by Ehrentusch out of Andora, dominated The USET Dressage Festival of Champions winning the Millers/USET Intermediaire Championship.
Her joy in riding him was evident as her smile got bigger and bigger throughout the final test."He is the horse of my life" Christine exclaimed. Owned by Robert and Colleen Haas, their daughter Elise was the 1996 North American Young Rider Silver Medal Individual Jumper rider. "This was a great start in the dressage world" Robert said, as they were presented with the Millers/USET Championship blanket.