American Short List for 2003 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Wed, 07/23/2003 - 00:00
2003 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Three USAE Selection Trials for the 2003 FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Dressage were conducted in May and June in Cincinnati, OH, Raleigh, NC, and Pasadena, CA.

Horses which competed in the Finals class of these Selection Trials in their respective age division, and earned a score of 7.5 or better, are qualified for the Young Horse Short List for the World Breeding Championships.

American combinations selected for the short list are:

5-year olds

  • Rachmaninoff - Hanoverian gelding by Rubinstein out of Gloriette
    Rider: Joseph C. Sandven / Owner: Joseph C. Sandven
  • Remy Martin - Dutch warmblood gelding by Inferno out of Iris
    Rider: Marissa Festerling / Owner: Marissa Festerling
  • Red Romance DC - Oldenburg mare by Rubinstein out of Perglanz
    Rider: Susan Dutta / Owner: Tim Dutta
  • Rykaard - Dutch warmblood gelding by Kimberley out of Milonia
    Rider: Ashley Fornell / Owner: Ashley Fornell
  • Raison d’Etre - American warmblood gelding by Regulus out of Little Doozie
    Rider: Elly Schobel / Owner: Elly Schobel
  • Donna Novella - Hanoverian mare by De Niro out of Walessa
    Rider: Meike Moeller / Owner: Melissa Mulchahey

6-year olds

  • Partous - Dutch warmblood gelding by Juventus
    Rider: David Wightman / Owner: David Wightman
  • Kavalier - Trakehner gelding by Amatcho out of Kandice 
    Rider: Jane Cleveland / Owner: Jane Cleveland
  • Fabrice-S - Hanoverian gelding by Fabriano
    Rider: Jules Anderson / Owner: Holly Hains
  • Persimmon ISF - Dutch warmblood mare by Contango out of Hidden Road
    Rider: Angela Sasso / Owner: Iron Spring Farm

The FEI World Breeding Championships will be held August 7 – 10, in Verden, Germany. The United States will be allowed two (2) representatives in each age division (Five- and Six-Year-Old). For more information, please contact Jennifer Keeler, Sport Manager – Dressage, at (859) 258-2472 or via email at

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