Cesar Parras Dressage Domination Continues on Florida Circuit
Wellington, FL Dr. Cesar Parras domination of the Prix
St. Georges and Intermediaire FEI classes continues on the Florida
Circuit. Dr. Parra and Horses Unlimiteds imported Hanoverian
stallion Pik L won the FEI high score award and took home two more
blue ribbons at the prestigious Palm Beach Dressage Derby.
previous weekend the duo swept the division at the US Freestyle
Championship Show in Miami and earned the FEI High Score Award with
a 73.75 in Intermediaire One, bringing their season total to ten
victories and two second place finishes in twelve starts. Pik
L is just incredible, Dr. Parra said. He just keeps
getting better and better at each show.
judges have agreed with Dr. Parras assessment of the Pik Bube
II son. After placing Dr. Parra and Pik L first in Intermediaire
One at the US Freestyle Championships show, German FEI O
judge Dr. Volker Moritz commented, The quality of the horse
and the gaits are absolutely excellent. It was a beautiful test.
I gave collective marks of 8, 7,8, 8.
competitive Florida Circuit is serving as the preparation for Dr.
Parras goal for 2003the Pan American Games. The native
Colombian hopes to repeat or improve upon his silver medal at the
1999 Games. Since his medal winning performance, Dr. Parra has continued
to hone his skills by studying in Germany with top international
trainers like Hans Rubens. Mastering dressage takes a lifetime,
said Dr. Parra. It is my passion. My love for my horses keeps
me striving to learn more and continue to improve.
Parra trains for his own Piaffe Performance training stable. He
and his family split their time between Florida, New Jersey and