USA Equestrian (formerly AHSA) announced today that U.S. riders scored notable successes at the international dressage show, Wiesbaden CDI, Germany, September 20-23, 2001. Lisa Wilcox, originally from Thousand Oaks, CA, and now based in Cappeln, Germany, riding the 10-year-old Oldenburg stallion Relevant (Rubinstein I-Havanna) scored an impressive 79.04% to win the Grand Prix Kur beating Germany into second and third place. Wilcox also came second riding the 11-year-old Oldenburg stallion Rohdiamant (Rubinstein I-Elektia V) in the Grand Prix Special on a score of 72.65% just 0.47% behind Germany's Olympic veteran, Monica Theodorescu (Renaissance Fleur).
Sydney Olympian, Guenter Seidel, from Del Mar, CA, riding the 12-year-old Westfalian gelding Nikolas (Weinberg-Elise), was fourth in the same class on a score of 70.65% and Arlene Page of Wellington, FL, aboard the nine-year-old Holsteiner mare Claire (Cassini-Umaica) finished in tenth place on 66.0%.
Wilcox also won the Grand Prix Kur Tour with a score of 73.76% riding Relevant, again beating German riders at the top of the leader board. The in-form Wilcox secured a second place in the Grand Prix with Rohdiamant on a score of 69.56% with Seidel finishing in third place on Nikolaus with 69.44%.