Wins 2003 BET/USAE National Junior Jumper Championship Zone
TwoTakes Team Title
Phillips, 14, of New York, NY, and her mount FLIGHT (Swedish Warmblood),
bested a field of 27 riders to win the 2003 BET/USAE Individual
National Junior Jumper Championship held October 9 - 11, at the
Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA.
and Flight finished ahead of 18-year-old Paige Johnson of The
Plains, VA, and her mount BEACH BUM (Dutch Warmblood). Katie Gardner,
18, of Westlake Village, CA, and CE CE CAPONE (Holsteiner: Campione
Calica, by Labrador) finished in third.
BET/USAE Prix de States Team Championship title was decided on
October 10, with Zone Two (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
taking the top spot in this USA Junior Olympic Equestrian
Event. The winning team, finishing with four faults, was made
up of Katrina Woods of Bronxville, NY, riding SUSDAL, Leigh Healey
of Lumberton, NJ, riding LAURIN (Belgian Warmblood), Kenzie Snyder
of Westchester, PA, riding AQUARIUS (Selle Francais: Grand Veneur
- Olga de la Lande, by St Brendan (GB) xx) and Addison Phillips
Zone 10 (California, Nevada) team made up of Katie Gardner riding
CE CE CAPONE, Tedra Bates of Carmel, CA, riding EUROPA EINS (Holsteiner:
Locato Nicol, by Farnese), Katy Brandes of San Juan Capistrano,
CA, riding ODESSA VAN DE SOMME (Belgian Warmblood: Voltaire
Wodiena), and Jordan Lubow of Bell Canyon, CA, riding EL CAMPEONS
JO JO (Belgian Warmblood: Jovial dAubry - Fifille de la
Quaire, by Osiris XX), finished in second place with eight faults.
Zone Five (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio) made up
of Alison Flury of Minooka, IL, riding MILOS II (Dutch Warmblood),
Haylie Jayne of Elgin, IL, riding KINDA BLUE (Dutch Warmblood:
Rex Magna xx Viola), Henry Pfeiffer of Temperance, MI,
riding ELTON (Belgian Warmblood: Elton - Palma Christi), and Charlie
Jayne of Elgin, IL, riding CHAMPION finished in third with 16
BET/USAE National Junior Jumper Championship is considered a USA
Junior Olympic Equestrian Event and, as such, the top three
teams received Gold, Silver and Bronze Junior Olympic Medals.
The name of the winning team is inscribed on the Frances Newbill
Rowe Memorial Trophy, named in honor of the top jumper trainer
of the 1960s and 1970s. Winning team riders were awarded
keeper trophies and both the team and individual winners received
Triple Crown Custom awards blankets and custom boots from Der-Dau.
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