Para-Dressage Makes NAJYRC Debut with Team Competition

Sunday, July 19, 2015
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Sydney Collier and Wentworth (Photo: SusanJStickle.com)
Sydney Collier and Wentworth (Photo: SusanJStickle.com)

Team USA led the team competition of the North American Young Rider Para-Dressage Championship on Thursday in the Stonelea Ring at the Kentucky Horse Park. This year, para-dressage makes its debut at the NAJYRC and has already proven to be a tough competition, with team USA and Canada going head-to-head for the top spot.

Sydney Collier on Wentworth impressed the judges, receiving a score of 67.650% in the FEI Grade 1b Team Test. Canadian rider Cambry Kaylor placed second on Markgard Donnewind, earning a score of 62.650 percent. At the end of the day Team USA is atop the leaderboard with a total score of 196.320. Team Canada is close behind with a total score of 191.527.

The Para-Dressage Team results are listed below:
Team USA:
Kate Shoemaker (Eagle, Idaho) on Pacifec - Grade III - 66.020%
Cambry Kaylor (Lehi, Utah) on Markgard Donnewind - Grade 1b - 62.650%
Sydney Collier (Ann Arbor, Mich.) on Wentworth - Grade 1b - 67.650%

Team Canada:
Nel Godin-Keating (Dartmouth, N.S.) on Mr. Itchy - Grade 1a - 63.315%
Sarah Cummings (Cranbrook, B.C.) on West Bay - Grade II - 61.39%
Madison Lawson (North Bay, Ont.) on Lawrence - Grade IV - 66.815%

For full results or to learn more about the Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North, please visit www.youngriders.org.

USEF Network presented by SmartPak will live stream the entirety of Saturday's events from the Rolex Stadium and Stonelea Ring during NAJYRC. Visit www.usefnetwork.com to tune in and to find out more.