Cindy Ishoy and Proton Dominate CDI*** Port Jervis

Cindy Ishoy and Proton dominated the Grand Prix division at the Westchester-Fairfield Festival of Dressage CDI*** held in Port Jervis, New York April 23-25, 2004.

The unconquerable duo began the show with a decisive win in the Grand Prix CDI*** class being awarded a score of 67.000% by the panel of judges. Ashley Holzer & Imperioso rode to a third place finish with 65.083% with Jacqueline M. Brooks following close behind in fourth position on Gran Gesto with a score of 64.667%. Additional Canadian entries in the class included Evi Strasser & Quantum Tyme (6th - 63.958%), Tom Dvorak & Kadans (10th - 60.833%) and Gillian Sutherland & Justin Tyme (11th - 60.208%).

Ishoy continued to show her dominance in Saturday's Grand Prix Freestyle class where she won on a score of 73.675% in the field of 9 rides. This time it was Brooks who took third place on Brinc Ltd. and Anne Welch's Gran Gesto with 71.075%. Strasser & Goodtyme Stable's Quantum Tyme can fourth with 70.500%. The class was rounded out by Canadians Tom Dvorak and Sheri Dumonceaux's Kadans (8th - 65.700%) and Gillian Sutherland on Karen Soupcoff's Justin Tyme (9th - 63.875%).

In Sunday's Grand Prix Special, it was Ashley Holzer and Imperioso who claimed victory, scoring 64.560%. Tom Dvorak competed in the Advanced division of the CDI*** with Sue Holden's Beaumarchais placing 4th in the Prix St. Georges with 66.917% and 9th in the Intermediare I with 63.333%. Dvorak was also riding Sue Platz's Westside Lady in both classes earning 7th in the Prix St. Georges (64.083%) and 7th in the Intermediaire I (65.250%). In Saturday's Intermediaire Freestyle, Westside Lady was awarded 69.083% for 4th.

In the FEI Young Horse Division, Evi Strasser and Goodtyme Stable's Foto Tyme made a clean sweep of the 5 Year Old Division winning the Qualifier class on a score of 79.000% and Saturday's Championship class with 82.000%.

The Westchester-Fairfield Festival of Dressage CDI*** was held at the beautiful facilities of New Hope Farms Equestrian Park situated in the scenic Delaware River Valley, Port Jervis, New York. This year's judging panel included Mr. Stephan Clarke (FEI "O" - GBR), Ms. Evi Eisenhardt (FEI "O" - GER), Mr. Wojciech Markowski (FEI "O" - POL), Dr. Volker Moritz ( FEI "O"- GER), Col. Axel Steiner (FEI "O" - USA), Ms. Maribel Quinzanos (FEI "I" - MEX) and Ms. Lois Yukins (FEI "I - USA).

Related Links
Horsesdaily Scoresource: 2004 CDI Port Jervis Scores
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Cindy Ishoy & Proton Finish Second in Grand Prix Freestyle at CDI Devon