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USA Equestrian
F.A.C.E.Wins Top Honors At Vaulting Championship

Free Artists Creative Equestrians (F.A.C.E.) landed the top prize in the 2002 USA/AVA National Vaulting Championships held August 14-17, 2002 at the Robertson Park Equestrian Center in Livermore, California. Thirty-three of the nation's best vaulting teams met to vie for a number of awards. Results
are as follows.

A Team Overall
1st 7.990 FACE from Agoura, CA
2nd 7.916 Mt. Eden Sun from Los Gatos, CA
3rd 7.769 Coast Line from Santa Cruz, CA

Open Pas de Deux Overall
1st Jesse Cooper / Greta Shryock, Falconwood 6.421
2nd Sean Keville / Shannon Hoke, Tambourine 5.771

Individual Women's Gold Overall
1st Pamela Geisler, Diamond Bar 8.458
2nd Jill Main, Woodside 8.206
3rd Julie Keville, Tambourine 7.990

Individual Men's Gold Overall
1st Devon Maitozo, FACE 8.585
2nd Erik Martonovich, Golden Gate 8.490
3rd Kenny Geisler, Diamond Bar 8.399

Individual Women's Silver Overall
1st Mary McCormick, Silver Star 7.268
2nd Katie Richie, Coast Line 7.171
3rd Florence Rubinger, Tambourine 7.113

Individual Men's Silver Overall
1st Steven Bertling, Pinto Ranch 7.230
2nd Sean Keville, Tambourine 6.551
3rd Jeremie Montgomery, Redwing 6.423

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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