Team USA Leads CDIO3* Nations Cup After Day One

Wellington, Fla. – March 28, 2018 – Immediately after the U25 Nations Cup awards ceremony, the senior riders kicked off the CDIO3* competition starting with the small tour division consisting of the FEI Prix St. Georges test and ending with the FEI Grand Prix test for the big tour. Four nations battled it out to start the team competition out strong with Team USA ending the night in the lead for the team medals.

Adrienne Lyle and Salvino
Adrienne Lyle and Salvino

The senior teams are made up of three to four riders, with the top three scores counting for the total. The teams are made up of either all small tour riders, all big tour riders or a mix of both. Riders who ride in the big tour are given a bonus 1.5 percent added to their score.

Team USA earned a total score of 226.891 to put them in first place after the first day of competition. Ashley Holzer aboard Havanna 145 kicked off the competition for Team USA. Holzer and the 11-year-old Hanoverian mare (Hochadel – Riviera, Rodgau) owned by Diane Fellows, earned a score of 69.043 percent totaling 70.544 with the 1.5 percent bonus. Team USA’s second rider was Olivia LaGoy-Weltz riding Lonoir, her 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding (De Noir – Lorani, Loran) to a score of 72.804 percent for a final score of 74.304. Third in the ring for the United States was Sabine Schut-Kery aboard Alice Womble’s 12-year-old Hanoverian stallion (San Remo – Rivera, Ramiro’s Son II), Sanceo. Schut-Kery and the stallion earned a score of 73.109 percent for a total of 74.609. Adrienne Lyle served as the United State’s anchor, aboard Salvino. Lyle and Betsy Juliano’s 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion (Sandro Hit – Dynastie, Donnerhall) earned a score of 76.478 percent for a final score of 77.978.

Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo
Sabine Schut-Kery and Sanceo

Second place on after the first day of competition went to the Canadian team with a total score of 212.738. Canada’s team featured four big tour riders, allowing them a drop score as well as a 1.5 percent bonus for all of their rides. First in the ring for Canada was Jill Irving aboard Degas 12, a 16-year-old Hanoverian gelding (De Niro – Rosana M, Regazonni) owned by Irving. The pair earned a score of 69.043 percent, which totalled to 70.543 with the bonus. Canada’s second rider was Diane Creech with Chrevis Christo, a 10-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding (Lavallo – Chrevi’s La Vi, Natador) owned by Louise Leatherdale and Leatherdale Farms. Creech and the gelding earned a score of 68.565 percent, which became 70.065 with the bonus. Next in for Canada was Megan Lane aboard her 17-year-old KWPN mare (Contango – P.Riviera, Riverman) Caravella. Lane and the mare earned a score of 69.391 percent which came to a total of 70.891. Brittany Fraser, Canada’s anchor rider earned a score of 69.804 percent aboard All In, a 13-year-old KWPN gelding (Tango – Leontine, Damiro). Fraser’s total score came to 71.304 with the added bonus.

Brittany Fraser and All In
Brittany Fraser and All In

Finishing in third place for day one was Team Australia with a total score of 200.293. Australia’s first rider, Kelly Layne, competed in the small tour FEI Prix St. Georges aboard Furst Amante, a 12-year-old Rhinelander gelding (Furst Piccolo – High Society, Hitchock) owned by Layne. The pair earned a score of 69.353 percent. The second rider in for Team Australia was Nicholas Fyffe with Louise Cote’s Hitchcock, a 14-year-old Hanoverian gelding (His Highness – Diana, Don Primero). Fyffe and the chestnut gelding also competed in the Prix St. Georges and earned a score of 66.353 percent. The final rider for Australia was Kim Gentry aboard Leonardo, an 11-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding (Landtinus – Rambala, Rambo) owned by Gentry. As the lone big tour rider for Australia, Gentry earned a score of 63.087 percent. With the 1.5 percent bonus, Gentry was awarded a score of 64.587 to put towards Australia’s total.

Nicholas Fyffe and Hitchcock
Nicholas Fyffe and Hitchcock

The senior team competition will continue tomorrow with the FEI Intermediate I and FEI Grand Prix Special. The total scores from each day will be added together to determine the final team standings after the second day of competition.

CDIO 3* Team Results After Day One

United States:

Adrienne Lyle / Salvino / (76.478 + 1.5%) 77.978

Sabine Schut-Kery / Sanceo / (73.109 + 1.5%) 74.609

Olivia LaGoy-Weltz / Lonoir / (72.804 + 1.5%) 74.304

Ashley Holzer / Havanna 145 / (69.044 + 1.5%) 70.544

Total Score: 226.891

Canada:

Brittany Fraser / All In / (69.804 + 1.5%) 71.304

Megan Lane / Caravella / (69.391 + 1.5%) 70.891

Jill Irving / Degas 12 / (69.043 + 1.5%)  70.543

Diane Creech / Chrevis Christo / (68.565 + 1.5%) 70.065

Total Score: 212.738

Australia:

Kim Gentry / Leonardo / (63.087 + 1.5%) 64.587

Kelly Layne / Furst Amante / 69.353

Nicholas Fyffe / Hitchcock / 66.353

Total Score: 200.293

Spain:

Pablo Gomez Molina / Furst Fiorano Ymas / 69.912

Natalia Bacariza Danguillecourt / Rhianna Ymas / 65.353

Marta Renilla / Rhustler / 60.647

Total Score: 195.912

Columbia (Individual):

Marco Bernal / Germany / 66.059

Raul Corchuelo / Senorita 43 / 65.794

CDIO 3* Grand Prix Results

Place / Rider / Country / Horse / Total Score
1. Adrienne Lyle / USA / Salvino / 76.478
2. Sabine Schut-Kery / USA / Sanceo / 73.109
3. Olivia LaGoy-Weltz / USA / Lonoir / 72.804
4. Brittany Fraser / CAN / All In / 69.804
5. Megan Lane / CAN / Caravella / 69.391
6. Ashley Holzer / USA / Havanna 145 / 69.044
7. Jill Irving / CAN / Degas 12 / 69.043
8. Diane Creech / CAN / Chrevis Christo / 68.565
9.Kim Gentry / AUS / Leonardo / 63.087

CDIO 3* Prix St. Georges Results

Place / Rider / Country / Horse / Total Score
1. Pablo Gomez Molina / ESP / Furst Fiorano Ymas / 69.912
2. Kelly Layne / AUS / Furst Amante / 69.353
3. Nicholas Fyffe / AUS / Hitchcock / 66.353
4. Marco Bernal / COL / Germany / 66.059
5. Raul Corchuelo / COL / Senorita 43 / 65.794
6. Natalia Bacariza Danguillecourt / ESP / Rhianna Ymas / 65.353
7. Marta Renilla / ESP / Rhustler / 60.647

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