Leslie Morse and Kingston Win USET Dressage Intermediaire I Championship

Gladstone, New Jersey-June 18, 2001-Leslie Morse of Malibu, CA riding Kingston, owned by Paragon Farms, won the USET Dressage Intermediaire I Championship with the score of 71.314% at the Bayer/USET Festival of Champions presented by State Line Tack, June 15-17, 2001.

Morse started off the weekend winning the Prix St. Georges on Friday with a score of 71.150%. She tied for second in the Intermediaire I with 70.550% and placed second again on Sunday in the Freestyle with a score of 73.222% After winning the Championship Morse praised Kingston for his effort and ability at the Festival. She plans to train with Kingston this winter in Europe and hopes to make it to the 2004 Olympics.

Following Morse in the standings were two time Olympic Medalist Guenter Seidel of Del Mar, CA onboard Aragon, owned by Dick and Jane Brown, and Arlene Full Page of Wellington, FL on her own horse, Claire.

Final Results Intermediare I Championship

1. Leslie Morse of Malibu, CA
Horse: Kingston (KWPN Stallion by Voltaire out of Gesinette/Burggraaf)
Owner:Paragon Farms
PSG: 21.345 Int I: 35.325 Int I Freestyle: 14.644 71.314

2. Guenter Seidel of Del Mar, CA
Horse: Aragon (Bavarian Gelding by Sabina La)
Owner: Dick & Jane Brown
PSG: 20.31 Int I: 35.7 Int I Freestyle: 14.588 70.598

3. Arlene Page of Wellington, FL
Horse: Claire (KWPN by Cassini out of Umaica by Appleking xx)
Owner: Arlene Page
PSG: 20.52 Int I: 35.275 Int I Freestyle: 14.644 70.439

4. Tina Konyot of Thornwood, FL
Horse: West Side Lady (Hannoverian mare, by Westberry x Lombard),
Owner:Tim & Susan Dutta
PSG: 20.145 Int I: 33.2 Int I Freestyle: 13.81 67.155

5. Leslie Webb of Milford, OH
Horse: Cassiano
Owner: Leslie Malone
PSG: 20.145 Int I: 33.1 Int I Freestyle: 13.288 66.533

6. Karen Lipp of Alpharetta, GA
Horse: Douwe (KWPN by Damino out of Eronette)
Owner: Laurie Bell
PSG: 20.145 Int I: 32.4 Int I Freestyle: 13.277 65.822

7. Tracy Roenick of Paradise Valley, AZ
Horse: Kashmir
Owner: Tracy Roenick
PSG: 19.77 Int I: 32.925 Int I Freestyle: 12.822 65.517

8. Susanne Dansby-Phelps
Horse: Goubergh's Kasper
Owner: Susanne Dansby-Phelps
PSG: 19.305 Int I: 32.625 Int I Freestyle: 13.498 65.428

9. Yvonne Barteau of Gilbert, IL
Chimon (SWB by Amiral out of Chiribin by Cecil)
Owner: Elite European Sport Horses
PSG: 19.74 Int I: 32.375 Int I Freestyle: 12.754 64.869

10. Louise Labrucherie of Santa Rosa, CA
Horse: Picone (Hannoverian by Prince Orac out of Wodena)
Owner: Louise Labrucherie

11. Steinberg Jeremy
Horse: Hallmark
Owner: Steinberg Jeremy
PSG: 19.29 Int I: 31.775 Int I Freestyle: 12.988 64.053

Scratch: Betsy Steiner of Charlottesville, VA
Horse: Hilltop’s Giotto (KWPN by Joost out of Wanda by Mykel)
Owner: Giotto Partnership
PSG: 20.205 Int I 33.3 Int I Freestyle: Scratch

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