NAJYRC Begins Today With Dressage Team Competition - Order of Go
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
FEI NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2012 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North (NAJYRC) features 261 young athletes that will compete in five disciplines from. The NAJYRC is held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. This year, young equestrians have come from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, and Guatemala to vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage, eventing and the FEI World Equestrian Games disciplines of reining and endurance. The Dressage Competition features 80 Young Riders and Junior Young Riders from across the nation Today, medals will be awarded to the junior and young rider dressage teams, with the winning team honored with their national anthem. On Friday, the individual tests are held, and riders return on Saturday for their freestyle tests. Both days' competition will award medals to the top three finishers.