Singer Wins Record Sixth USET Pairs Championship
Gladstone, NJOctober 15, 2002Lisa Singer of Chadds
Ford, PA won the United States Equestrian Team (USET) Pairs Driving
Championship for the fourth consecutive year and record sixth
time overall. The Championship was held during the Gladstone Driving
Event, October 11-13, at the USET Headquarters and Olympic Training
Center in Gladstone, NJ.
her victory, Singer surpassed the previous record of five Championship
titles, which she shared with Larry Poulin. Singer, the only woman
driver ever to win the USET Pairs Championship, won in 1994, 1997,
and every year from 1999 through this latest triumph in 2002.
She finished this years competition with a score of 118.88
penalties, posting a score of 37.07 in the dressage phase, 77.81
in the marathon, and 4.00 penalties in the cones phase. Singers
horses are owned by her sponsor Mimi Thorington of Fallowfield,
Hayes of East Windsor, CT, finished in second place behind Singer,
with an overall score of 190.57 penalties.
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that selects, trains, equips and finances equestrians of the highest
possible standard to represent our country in major international
competition, including the Olympic Games and the World Championships.
To accomplish this, the USET seeks out and nurtures the development
of talented athletes - riders, drivers and horses - and provides
the support and guidance they need to help them attain their fullest
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