U.S. Teams for the 2016 North American Junior/Young Riders Championships Announced

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 15:39
American Dressage News

The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) announced  the riders selected to represent the United States in the 2016 North American Junior and Young Rider Dressage Championships at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO.

championships will be held July 26-31, 2016. A total of 48 juniors and young riders, from across the country, will compete.

The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for juniors and young riders, age 14-21. Young equestrians vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and eventing, the Para-Olympic discipline of para-dressage, and the FEI World Equestrian Games disciplines of reining and endurance.

“The NAJYRC is the culmination of a lot of hard work for our Juniors and Young Riders across the country. As a team competition, it fosters sportsmanship at the highest level for these young people within our sport. I'm very proud of all of the volunteers, parents, and riders who have put this together, and I'm looking forward to seeing them there!” said Roberta Williams, chair of the USDF FEI Jr/YR Committee.
The following riders and horses will represent the United States:

USDF Region 1 Juniors

  • Kayla Kadlubek and Freewill
  • Allison Nemeth and Dafoe.

USDF Region 1 Young Riders

  • Nicholas Hansen and Ritter Benno
  • Elizabeth Bortuzzo and Macao
  • Mallory Chambers and Urithmic
  • Lian Wolfe and Zimba

USDF Region 2 Juniors

  • Callie Jones and Don Philippo
  • Meredith Talley and Romeo
  • Sophia Schults and Sandro
  • Jacquelynn Mackie and Weltrubin

USDF Region 2 Young Riders

  • Rebekah Mingari and Elzarma TF
  • Kayla Barteau and Raymond
  • Keegan O’Brien and Foley
  • Hunter Chancellor and Amigo For Ever

USDF Region 3 Juniors

  • Marline Syribeys and Hollywood
  • Juliet Hess and Diano
  • Emily Hewitt and What’s Up de la Ferme Rose
  • Helena Milazzo and Baccus

USDF Region 3 Young Riders

  • Rachel Robinson and Indira
  • Rebecca Roman and Ultimo
  • Meghan Miller and Remington.

USDF Region 4 Juniors

  • Jenna Upchurch and Greystoke
  • Cara Fragomeni and Aragon
  • Madison Peer and Stella Luna
  • Bianca Schmidt and Octavian’s O’Neill

USDF Region 4 Young Riders

  • Codi Harrison and Katholt’s Bossco

USDF Region 5 Juniors

  • Jackson Gillespie and Westpoint CB
  • Gaylen Davis and Mojito RH
  • Katherine Scotford and Dean Martin
  • Paige Smith and Welkin.

USDF Region 5 Young Riders

  • Lexy Donaldson and Power Play.

USDF Region 6 Juniors:

  • Cameron Wyman and Thys

USDF Region 6 Young Riders

  • Stevie Gaudreau and RI Maverick
  • Sarah Lane and Dutch Treat
  • Piper Newman and Whatsup

USDF Region 7 Juniors

  • Christian Simonson and Herzkonig
  • Ben Ebeling and Descartes
  • Nila Venkat and Skyler Ace
  • Annie Ray and Calvin Klein

USDF Region 7 Young Riders

  • Katharine Cassidy and Welt Erbe

USDF Region 9 Juniors

  • Madison Lacy and Cipriani
  • Abigail Fleischli and Laguna
  • Madeleine Ramon and Lowenherz
  • Kyra Shine and Alaric

USDF Region 9 Young Riders

  • Allison Cyprus and Madoc Gareth
  • Eden Wyker and Welmingh
  • Anna Campbell and Liebling
  • Allison Hopkins and Rusty

Photo © Astrid Appels

Related Links
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