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USA Equestrian
USA Equestrian Announces Results Of USA Young Horse Dressage National Championships

The 2002 USA Young Horse Dressage National Championships were held Sunday, September 29, during Dressage at Devon in Devon, Pennsylvania. Invitations
to compete in these Championships were based on qualifying scores earned during the 2002 Young Horse Finals in May and June. In the five-year-old division, "Rosabella", owned by Rebecca Hopfner, was ridden to victory by Kim Barteau with a final score of 7.84. "Oleander", owned by Alan & Barbara Friedman and ridden by Adam Lastowka, won the six-year-old division with a final score of 8.24. Final results are as follows:

Five-Year-Old National Championship Class:

Horse Rider Owner Final Score
1. "Rosabella" Kim Barteau Rebecca Hopfner 7.84 (Hanoverian, Rohdiamant - Westminster)
2. "Favereux" Joan Pecora Joan Pecora 7.68 (Rhinelander, Fidermark - Fiona)
3. "Devon" Kelly McGinn Kelly McGinn 7.42 (Oldenberg, Don Gregory - Valerie)
4. "Welfenstein" Rebecca Langwost Rebecca Langwost 7.14 (Hanoverian, Wolkenstein ll - Lou Lou)
5. "R-tistik" Adrienne Pot Adrienne Pot 7.10 (Oldenberg, Ramires - Regentin)
6. "Pampero" Abby Adelberg Abby Adelberg 6.82 (Dutch Warmblood, Olympic Ferro - H. Belle Pluchette)

Six-Year-Old National Championship Class:

Horse Rider Owner Final Score
1. "Oleander" Adam Lastowka Alan & Barbara Friedman 8.24 (Dutch Warmblood, Jazz - Farah)
2. "Freestyle" Jim Koford DBNA, LLC 7.40 (Westphalian, Florestan l - Paloma)
3. "Wincenzo" Romy Tota Romy Tota 7.00 (Hanoverian, Werther - Genie)
4. "Olympus" Heide Storm Graham Heide Storm Graham 6.86 (Dutch Warmblood, Clavecimbel - Valentia)

USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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