The United States Equestrian Federation has announced that one rider will represent the U.S.A with two horses at the 2019 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo, The Netherlands, on 1 - 4 August 2019.
Based on the scores achieved in the young horse classes in the U.S.A. this spring 2019, one rider qualified and agreed to make the trip across the Atlantic to Ermelo.
For U.S qualifications, the 5 and 6-year old horses must have earned a minimum score of 8.2 in at least two FEI Preliminary Tests and two FEI Final Tests. For a 7-year old, the horse must have earned the minimum scores of 75% for the Technical Component and 82% in the quality marking component in at least two FEI Preliminary Tests and two FEI Final Tests.
Only two combinations fully met the selection criteria and will represent the U.S.A. at the World Championships
- Emily Miles - Sole Mio, a 5-year old Rhinelander by Stanford x Donnerschwee, owned by Leslie Waterman - overall average 82.733
- Emily Miles - Daily Show, a 5-year old Hanoverian by Danciano x Stockholm, owned by Leslie Waterman - overall average 85.033
Photo © Andrea Evans
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