Dressage Committee Selects Competitors For 2002 USA Junior Dressage Team Championships Presented by Cosequin

The USA Equestrian Dressage Committee has selected the competitors for the 2002 USA Junior Dressage Team Championship to be held August 15 - 18, 2002 and hosted by Dressage at Devonwood in Portland, Oregon. This event, now in its 6th year and proudly sponsored by Cosequin®, showcases some of the most talented young dressage riders in the country today. This event has again been designated as a USA Junior Olympic - Equestrian event. After a record 49 Applications of Intent were received, 37 riders were able to fulfill the selection criteria during the year-long qualifying period. The top five scores for each horse/rider combination were averaged to determine the final placings. The top twelve riders and two alternates are listed below:

Rank Rider Horse City, State Final Average

  • 1 Amanda Bobbett Blizzard, SWB (Aladin - Zorbine) West Richland, WA 70.964
  • 2 Kelly Pestana Elite, SWB (Bernstein - Memory) Livermore, CA 70.892
  • 3 Kayce Redmond Lupin, DWB (Lobster - Piana) Loganville, GA 70.729
  • 4 Laura Eckart Mozart, HOL (Manchester/Kommandeur - Waltzing)Eagle, WI 70.498
  • 5 Adrienne Lyle Miguel, SWB (Mowgli) Medina, WA 69.734
  • 6 Maris Burns Gigolo, KWPN (Beethoven - Saturday Deelite) Seattle, WA 68.686
  • 7 Alli Agee Valentino, RUS Mammoth, CA 68.630
  • 8 Nicole Allegretti Leo, KWPN (Gabor - Heline) Pleasanton, CA 68.313
  • 9 Amanda Garrett Great Experience, HAN (Grundstein II - Pik Dame) College Station, TX 67.788
  • 10 Lauren Smith Jaxon, KWPN (G Ramiro Z - Elous) Scottsdale, AZ 67.501
  • 11 Lauren Carse Garrido, (Grandioso - Aranka) Los Altos Hills, CA 67.491
  • 12 Anya Bershad Inzinga, KWPN (Mytens xx - Sutilda) Santa Fe, NM 67.292

    1st Alt. Suzanne La Porte Wittus, DWB (Weltloewe - Fleur) Wellington, FL 66.634
    2nd Alt. Laura Remedi Resolute, HOL (Ratibor - Waldfee) Darien, IL 66.376

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