American Chester Weber and Four-In-Hand Team Capture First Place in Driven Dressage at Aachen CHIO
Friday, July 15, 2011
At the World Equestrian Festival CHIO in Aachen, Germany American Chester Weber and his four-in-hand team won the second dressage test in driving, after his second place finish in the first test to World Champion Australian Boyd Excel. Weber handled the reins of Jane Clark's team - Para, Senate, Splash, and Uniek - in the dressage test, which was a rating competition for team classification. Weber competed as an individual for the United States, and he was given scores of 193, 203, 194, 196, and 193 from the judges. He and his team received a total score of 34.69 for victory and the Prize of Martello Immobilienmanagement GmbH & Co. KG. "It was spectacular," said Ed Young, U.S. Driving Chef d'Equipe. "He drove a wonderful test. It really was flawless, and it went beautifully."