Katharina Winkelhues Of Germany Wins Preliminary Dressage
Competition At Pony Europeans - Necarne
German pony rider Katharina Winkelhues confirmed her pre championship
form when winning the preliminary dressage competition on the opening
day [Wednesday 23rd July 2003] of the Pony European Championships
in Necarne Castle, Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Dressman 16 she scored 74.89% to secure the top slot ahead of team
mate Patricia Hohn on Konrad 15 who slotted into second place on
a score of 73.41%.
rider Marrigje Van Baalen and Power and Paint placed 3rd on 71.48%
leading British rider is Lorna Edmonds lying in 6th place with Manitu
N on a score of 68.67%.
rider Audrey Hickey on Ronald David scored 58.81% to place 31st
just ahead of fellow team member Kathryn Moore and Chestons Promise
who scored 56.81% to place 32nd. Melanie Mackey and Cairnearl Blue
Falcon are lying in 35th place on a score of 53.85%.
[Thursday 24th July 2003] is a rest day in the dressage competition
at the pony europeans. The team competition takes place tomorrow
[Friday 25th July 2003] and the individual final will take place
in the walled garden on Saturday 26th July 2003.
yesterday [Wednesday 23rd July 2003]at the European Junior Dressage
Championships in Saumur Dutch rider Angela van der Berg riding Mix
won the preliminary class on a score of 70.22%. There are no Irish
riders competing in the junior championships this year
young riders team competition takes place today [Thursday 24th July
2003] and tomorrow [Friday 25th July 2003] in Saumur. The three
riders on the Irish young riders dressage team are Kate Dwyer (Montana
Bay), Christiana Manoras (Kanjo) and Laragh Hamilton (Claggan Roxy
EUROPEANS - DRESSAGE - PRELIMINARY COMPETITION - 23RD JULY 2003
CASTLE, NORTHERN IRELAND
1. Dressman 16 Katharina Winkelhues GER 74.89%
2. Konrad 15 Patricia Hohn GER 73.41%
3. Power and Paint Marrigje van Baalen NED 71.48%
OTHER SELECTED SCORES
6. Manitu N Lorna Edmonds GBR 68.67%
17 Carnegie Sinalco Amber De Savary GBR 65.19%
19 Bjurmen's Wytse Georgina Somerset GBR 65.04%
31. Ronald David Audrey Hickey IRL 58.81%
32. Cheston's Promise Kathryn Moore IRL 56.81%
35. Cairnearl Blue Falcon Melanie Mackey IRL 53.85%