Grand Prix Freestyle Championship/U.S. League Final To Be
Held This Weekend
riders and horses from around the U.S. and Canada are gathered
in Miami, Florida for the 2002-2003 U.S. Grand Prix Freestyle
Championship/U.S. League Final, presented by USA Equestrian. This
event is being held in conjunction with the Miami Dade Winter
Dressage CDI*** at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center in Miami,
FL, with competition taking place February 21st - 23rd.
Michael Barisone, Loxahatchee, FL, riding Safir (Danish Warmblood:
Diamond x Hexa), owned by Susan Thomas of Wayzata, MN
Sue Blinks, Wellington, FL, riding Flim Flam (Hanoverian; Wilhelm
Tell I - Cilia, by Cavalier), owned by Fritz Kundrun, West Palm
Susan Dutta, Wellington, FL, riding Gumshoes-DC (Dutch Warmblood:
Bez - Suzan) owned by Tim Dutta, Inc. of Wellington, FL
Pam Goodrich, Loxahatchee, FL, riding Melville (Danish Warmblood:
May Sherif - Lady Optical) owned by Pam Goodrich
Nancy Polosker, Wellington, FL, riding Hilcodion (Dutch Warmblood:
Chronos - Cindina) owned by Nancy Polosker
· Cheri Reiber, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, riding G Tudor
(Dutch Warmblood: Tudor/Onyx - Colleen L xx, by Sand Pebbles)
owned by Cheri Reiber, bred by B.&B. Raine, CA
Guenter Seidel, Del Mar, CA, riding Nikolaus 7 (Westphalian: Weinberg
x Elise) owned by Richard and Jane Brown
· George Williams, Delaware, OH, riding Rocher (Westphalian:
Rolls Royce x Fraenzi) owned by Charles and Joanne Smith
these horse and rider combinations, two may become eligible to
represent the United States in the 2003 World Cup Finals, to be
held in Göteborg, Sweden, March 27 - 30.
more information regarding the U.S. Grand Prix Freestyle Championship/U.S.
League Final, including schedule, directions, and ticket information,
please visit http://www.orlandodressage.com/mialeagueinfo.htm.
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.