Natalie Pai: Youngest US Dressage Festival Competitor

Natalie Pai and Unlimited (Photo: Emma Miller)

Natalie Pai and Unlimited (Photo: Emma Miller)

Finishing up at the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions this year, Natalie Pai on Fritz San Tino is the youngest person ever to qualify and then compete in the Intermediate 1 National Championships in its current iteration, according to USEF's records.

Going against Olympians and professionals, some who've been riding for decades, she came in 8th the first two days of the Championships, and ended up overall 10th with Fritz San Tino.

She also came to the festival with two horses that were entered in two divisions: Fritz San Tino and Unlimited entered in two different divisions. As mentioned above, Fritz San Tino competed in the small tour and she competed Unlimited in the U25 Brentina's Cup, in which she ended up overall Reserved Champion.




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