Top 12 Qualifiers Announced For 2005 USEF Junior Dressage Team Championship


The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the top twelve qualified horse/rider combinations for the 2005 USEF Junior Dressage Team Championship, sponsored by Collecting Gaits Farm, the Dutta Corporation, and Performance Sales International and scheduled to take place September 27 – October 2, 2005, and hosted by Dressage at Devon & CDI 3*/Y in Devon, Pennsylvania. This event, now in its ninth year, will showcase some of the most talented young dressage riders in the country today.

This Championship continues to be made possible through the support of sponsors Collecting Gaits Farm, the Dutta Corporation, and Performance Sales International. After applications of intent were received from around the country, the top five scores submitted for each horse/rider combination were averaged to determine the final placings. The top twelve horse/rider combinations have been selected and placed on teams to compete for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals. They are:

Team Freedom:
Caroline Roffman – “Bulgari 5” (Wellington, FL)
Eloise Aud – “Crocodile Dundee” (Littleton, CO)
Jordan Meadows – “Lerro” (Auburn, IL)
Kelly Gormley – “Irioso” (Grand Rapids, MI)

Team Independence:
Ana DiGironimo – “Cadanz” (Turnersville, NJ)
Arianne Weiss – “Du-Fox Paw” (Wellington, FL)
Jami Edwards – “Nero” (Monroe, NC)
Jennifer Dainer – “Troll” (Pleasanton, CA)

Team Liberty:
Amanda Stearns – “Nice Catch” (Royal Palm Beach, FL)
Noel Williams – “Pik-L” (Delaware, OH)
Reena Idnani – “Levant” (Phoenix, AZ)
Ryan Michelle Eskridge – “Rubin” (Charlotte, NC)

The qualifying period for the 2006 Championship (to be held in Pebble Beach, CA) is now open and new Selection Procedures are now available. More information regarding the USEF Junior Dressage Team Championship is available on the USEF website

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