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The highest three younger rider groups of USA, Canada and Colombia. Photograph © Sportfot.

Brazil Sweeps Kids’s and Junior Hole Creek Farm FEI Nations Cup Lessons; McLain Ward and Tremendous Trooper de Ness Win $33,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Traditional; Katie Dinan and Glory Days Victorious in $25,000 Ariat Jumper Traditional; Nolan Wein and Aaron Choose Up Victory in THIS Nationwide Kids’s Medal 15-17

Wellington, FL – March 2, 2013 – The Hole Creek Farm FEI Kids’s, Junior, and Younger Rider Nations Cups have been featured on the Palm Seashore Worldwide Equestrian Heart (PBIEC) on Saturday, March 2, on the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Competition (FTI WEF) in Wellington, FL. With the primary spherical for every age group held through the day session and all three second rounds held at evening beneath the lights, the group from USA gained within the younger rider’s class and the groups from Brazil gained within the junior’s and youngsters’s courses.

Week eight CSIO competitors, sponsored by G&C Farm, runs February 27 – March 3, 2013. The $150,000 CSIO 4* Grand Prix, introduced by Wellington Equestrian Realty, will likely be held on Sunday afternoon. The 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Competition options 12 weeks of competitors operating from January 9 – March 31, 2013, and will likely be awarding nearly $7 million in prize cash all through the circuit.

The Hole Creek Farm FEI Nations Cup courses have been an enormous success due to the imaginative and prescient, innovation and help of the Andrade Household. Equestrian Sport Productions’ CEO Mark Bellissimo acknowledged Hole Creek Farm for his or her dedication to the development of the game.

“Thanks to the Andrade Household for his or her help of those improbable courses,” Bellissimo said. “The occasion exceeded expectations in its first yr and we have been thrilled with the keenness and fervour of everybody concerned. We sit up for making this even greater and higher subsequent yr.”

Saturday’s Nations Cup competitors consisted of two rounds for every division proven over programs set by Anthony D’Ambrosio of Purple Hook, NY. After the primary spherical, every group dropped their highest rating. Within the second spherical, all eligible groups returned so as of highest to lowest whole faults. The winner was decided by the bottom whole of every group’s prime three riders from every spherical.

The Hole Creek Farm FEI Younger Rider Nations Cup was a really shut class with groups USA and Canada coming into spherical two tied on the prime and the American riders taking the win. Colombia and Brazil additionally confirmed within the remaining spherical and completed third and fourth respectively.

The U.S. group, represented by Catherine Pasmore and Pasmore Stables’ Z Canta, Mattias Tromp and Beyaert Farm, Inc.’s Casey, Abigail McArdle and David McArdle’s Cosma 20, and Liza Finsness and Ormsby Hilll, was coached by Chef d’Equipe Michelle Grubb.

Grubb was thrilled with the way in which her group carried out and harassed upon them the respect of competing for his or her nation. “They have been terrific,” Grubb smiled. “This has been a improbable week. Our juniors and younger riders actually got here by means of tonight. The one rider who has competed for the USA is Catherine, however all the opposite riders actually stepped up. I informed them that there is no such thing as a better honor then having the ability to characterize your nation within the sport that you simply love. I’m proud that they gained, however extra happy with their efficiency this week.”

Abigail McArdle and Cosma 20 put in the one double clear rounds for Group USA. Catherine Pasmore was the drop rating of eight in spherical one, however got here again robust to leap clear within the second spherical. Mattias Tromp had one time fault within the first spherical and 5 faults in spherical two. Liza Finsness had 4 faults in spherical one after which didn’t need to return in spherical two after it was decided that their group couldn’t be beat. Group USA completed on ten faults whole.

The Canadian group completed in second on a 15 level whole. Their riders included Bretton Chad aboard Santa Catarina LS, owned by Stone Ridge Farms LLC, Nicole Walker using Excessive Yummy, Amelia Vernon on Jaime Auletto’s Udolente, and Kara Chad using Alberto II, owned by Stone Ridge Farms, LLC.

In spherical one, Bretton Chad and Walker jumped clear and Vernon and Amelia Chad every had 5 faults with a type of scores dropped. In spherical two, Vernon’s rating of 9 was dropped, Bretton Chad had 5, Walker had 4, and Kara Chad incurred one time fault.

After watching their senior group bounce to victory in Friday evening’s $75,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup introduced by G&C Farm, the younger U.S. riders have been inspired to carry their nation a win and all agreed that it was an important expertise.

“I’m honored to have the ability to characterize the USA on a group for the primary time,” Abigail McArdle said. “Being on a group is a little bit little bit of added additional stress because you aren’t simply leaping clear for your self, however for a group. It’s a nice feeling to have the added stress, particularly when it pays off.”

Catherine Pasmore is the one rider on the group that has had Nations Cup expertise. She jumped double clear in Hagen and jumped clear for a U.S. win in Buenos Aires. She had a tough begin to the day, however had an important present in the long run.

“We undoubtedly turned it round tonight,” Pasmore proclaimed. “I’m actually pleased with it. It’s a tremendous feeling to characterize your nation. Whether or not it’s younger riders or a senior group, it’s an honor each time they play the Nationwide Anthem. I used to be glad to be part of this nice group and Michelle does an important job bringing everybody collectively.”

U.S. Chef d’Equipe Michelle Grubb added a thanks to Hole Creek Farm for his or her help. “Thanks to the Andrade Household for this week. It has been a wonderful expertise for everybody,” she acknowledged. “It has been an honor to guide these riders, be there for them, and luxuriate in their progress and enthusiasm. The South Individuals, particularly the Brazilians, are so enthusiastic and so they actually gained our respect with their actually nice performances. We applaud them.”

The highest three junior groups of Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela. Photograph © Sportfot

The Hole Creek Farm FEI Junior Nations Cup had six groups make it to the second spherical of competitors with a win for Brazil. The groups of Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, USA, and Argentina all confirmed beneath the lights on Saturday evening.

It was one other very shut class as Groups USA and Mexico every went into spherical two with 4 faults, Brazil with six and Venezuela with eight. Brazil scored the victory as three of their riders cleared the second spherical course and so they have been capable of drop one 4 fault rating to remain on six faults.

Mexico had two riders with 4 faults within the second spherical together with two clear rounds, in order that they added 4 to their first spherical faults to complete in second place on eight. Venezuela had two clear rounds, one time fault and one 4 fault rating in spherical two. They dropped the 4 so as to add one level and end on 9 for third place honors.

The profitable junior Brazilian group consisted of Carolina Drummond using LaLa de la Hurie, owned by Madame Catherine Potin, Sofia Scheer using Levin Z, Stoeterij Zangersheide, Giulia Scampini using Constantino Scampini’s Preserve On Preventing, and Fernando Penteado using Petit Paul de Beaufou, owned by M. Eric Levallois Et S.A.R.L Pilou. They have been coached by Chef d’Equipe Caio Sergio de Carvalho.

Giulia Scampini was the one rider from Brazil’s junior group to leap two clear rounds within the class. Drummond had 4 and 4, Scheer had two time faults after which a transparent spherical, and Penteado had eight and nil.

All the riders have been thrilled with the outcome and agreed that it was a improbable alternative to compete. Sixteen-year-old Penteado has had his horse, a Selle Francais gelding, for 2 years. “My horse is a younger horse at solely 8 years previous,” he said. “I purchased him in Europe. He’s good, however inexperienced.”

On using within the class, Penteado smiled, “It’s nice to characterize our nation. I really feel actually glad.”

Eighteen-year-old Carolina Drummond was very glad together with her mare and mentioned a particular due to the sponsor. “I’m actually glad to have the chance to trip right here,” she said. “We don’t get this on a regular basis. I feel we did an important job to win for our nation. It’s thoughts blowing. Thanks to Hole Creek for the chance.”

The riders spoke about what it was like displaying within the spectacular Worldwide Enviornment at PBIEC in an vital evening class. Drummond summed it up, noting, “Exhibiting beneath the lights may be very totally different for us as we don’t have this in Brazil, so it was very stunning once we arrived. We have been actually excited to be part of this.”

Scampini, who’s fifteen years previous, acknowledged all the exhausting work that went into making this occasion occur. “It’s actually good to be right here and win,” she mentioned. “All the effort to make this doable is unbelievable.”

Chef d’Equipe Caio Sergio de Carvalho was very happy with his group and the way they pulled by means of the competitors strongly. “As we speak was a really tough day,” he admitted. “After the primary around the groups have been very shut and the riders needed to do clear rounds. Focus was very tough on this time and I’m more than happy with the outcome.”

The top three children's teams from Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela. Photo © Sportfot
The highest three kids’s groups from Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela. Photograph © Sportfot

Carvalho additionally coached Brazil’s kids’s group to a victory within the Hole Creek Farm FEI Kids’s Nations Cup the place 4 groups have been eligible to return for the second spherical. The groups from america, Venezuela, Brazil, and Argentina have been represented. In the long run, it was extraordinarily shut between Brazil and Argentina, and Brazil took prime prize.

The group from Brazil had solely three riders compete within the two rounds of competitors after one in every of their riders needed to withdraw from the competitors, so all of their scores counted. Their opponents included Siew Chiang Cheng using As much as You, owned by Yuri M. Guerios, Laura Ramos Rait using LF Ponderosa, owned by Lincon Goncalves Fernandes, and Vittorio Burger using Yves Sportiello’s Cheese Z.

Of their first spherical, Chiang and Burger every had one time fault and Rait jumped a transparent spherical. The group went into the second spherical on two faults and all cleared the course, protecting their rating at two for the win.

The kids’s group from Argentina was represented by Candela Oyarzabal using La Pasion Arkansas Z, owned by Omar Gonzalez, Melina Vernengo using Luis Vernengo’s Nero, Manuel Chechic using Hector Chechic’s Margarita J I A, and Iara Veron using Norit Larino, owned by Marcelo Luis Brandolino.

In spherical one, Oyarzabal, Vernengo and Chechic all cleared the course and Veron was the drop rating of six. They went into spherical two on zero. The second spherical noticed 4 faults for Oyarzabal, two clear rounds from Vernengo and Chechic, and a drop rating of 5 from Veron. With simply the 4 faults from spherical two for his or her rating, the group completed in second.

The group from Venezuela had 9 faults whole to put third. Group USA completed on 13 faults to put fourth.

Fourteen-year-old Laura Ramos Rait and LF Ponderosa have been the one pair to leap two clear rounds for group Brazil on their technique to a win within the kids’s class. Ponderosa is an eight-year-old Finnish mare whom Rait deemed “the very best mare on the planet.”

13-year-old Burger rode Cheese Z, an eight-year-old Argentinian bred gelding. Chiang’s horse As much as You is a nine-year-old Belgian Sport Horse gelding. All three riders have been very glad to win for his or her nation and get the chance to indicate in these courses.

“I’m very glad as a result of it is a huge alternative to characterize my nation, Brazil,” Rait said. “It made a great popularity of us as a result of we did nicely.”

Burger famous, “It was very fascinating as a result of we acquired to compete in opposition to many nations and get to see how they trip and what their technique is.”

Chiang added, “This was my first nations cup in my life and it was actually thrilling. It was actually exhausting as a result of it was in opposition to many nations and it was lots of stress for our group as a result of we needed to go zero and quick.”

Though he was not capable of compete right now, group member Rodrigo Jadin da Rosa was glad to participate within the win together with his fellow riders. “I appreciated it very a lot as a result of it was an excellent expertise. I acquired to leap in a foreign country and know the way they do it right here. Even when my horse wasn’t capable of bounce right now, I discovered it superb to be right here as a result of I acquired to fulfill different individuals from the U.S. and different nations.”

Main rider awards have been additionally introduced for every division for the general efficiency of the riders all through the week’s competitors, together with their Welcome Stakes, Classics and first spherical Nations Cup efficiency. Within the kids’s division, the highest rider was Venezuela’s Constanza Romer. Within the juniors, USA’s Katherine Strauss was the champion. Manuel Fernandez Hache of Dominican Republic topped the younger rider division.

McLain Ward and Super Trooper de Ness. Photo © Sportfot
McLain Ward and Tremendous Trooper de Ness. Photograph © Sportfot

Second Win of the Week for McLain Ward and Tremendous Trooper de Ness

Additionally displaying on Saturday, McLain Ward (USA) and Grant Street Companions’ Tremendous Trooper de Ness have been on a roll with their second huge win of the week. In a category of 37 entries within the $33,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Traditional, ten jumped clear rounds over Anthony D’Ambrosio’s pace monitor and Ward and Tremendous Trooper have been quickest but once more with their time of 61.81 seconds.

Jessica Springsteen (USA) and Stone Hill Farm’s Vornado Van Den Hoendrik held the lead for a lot of the class with their time of 61.98 seconds to ultimately end second. Daniel Deusser (GER) and Stephex Stables’ Mouse positioned third in 62.03 seconds. Alvaro de Miranda (BRA) and RD Leaping Larger Ltda.’s Present Present have been fourth in 62.98 seconds, and Reed Kessler (USA) stopped the clock in 65.02 second aboard Ligist to put fifth.

Ward and Tremendous Trooper, an eleven-year-old Belgian Sport Horse stallion by Vigo d’Arsouilles x Polydor, have been constructing their partnership for the reason that begin of the circuit and have had progressed rapidly with a number of huge wins. Throughout week two they gained a $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m jump-off class and a $25,000 Suncast 1.50m Championship Jumper Traditional. In addition they topped this week’s modified $43,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Problem Cup Spherical 8, which was held as a pace class. Ward is gearing the horse towards the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Video games in Normandy, France.

Katie Dinan and Glory Days Victorious in $25,000 Ariat Jumper Traditional

Katie Dinan and Glory Days. Photo © Sportfot
Katie Dinan and Glory Days. Photograph © Sportfot

Within the $25,000 Ariat Jumper Traditional later within the morning, Ward’s scholar Katie Dinan and Grant Street Companions Glory Days jumped to victory within the $25,000 Ariat Jumper Traditional. Sixty-one entries confirmed within the class and 13 superior to the jump-off. Dinan and Glory Days gained it in 36.66 seconds over Rodrigo Pessoa and Double H Farm’s HH Let’s Fly with their time of 37.15 seconds. Kirsten Coe and Ilan Ferder’s Calypso positioned third in 38.78 seconds.

This was Dinan’s second huge win of the circuit aboard Glory Days, a 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding by Cardento 933 x Diamond Serpent, that her household not too long ago bought from rider Daniel Zetterman. Dinan and ‘Glory’ gained the $15,000 Artisan Farms Younger Rider Grand Prix throughout week six and are working their approach as much as the larger courses as they get to know one another.

“He felt nice right now. It was very thrilling,” Dinan smiled after her win. “We try to take it slowly, however not too slowly. After the final win we determined that it might be good to do the 2 nationwide 1.45m and 1.50m courses this weekend to get two extra rounds beneath our belt which might be a little bit bit greater with the hope that possibly we are able to step as much as some FEI courses by the previous few weeks of WEF.”

“I couldn’t be happier with him; he felt improbable,” Dinan mentioned. “It was a 13-horse jump-off with some very quick riders and I went fifth, so I knew that there have been going to be individuals going quick behind me and I attempted to actually set down a great tempo. I felt like I used to be actually quick at first and the previous few jumps felt actually good.”

Dinan was rocking her pink gear this week to boost consciousness for the American Most cancers Society and this weekend’s Pink Get together in Wellington. Glory additionally wore his pink saddle pad and boots for a great trigger. The brand new pair is doing fairly nicely collectively and can present once more in Sunday’s 1.50m class.

“He had a reasonably gentle starting of the yr, so we’re simply getting again into the groove,” Dinan famous. “I’m thrilled. Thus far he has been nice and I really feel like I’m actually attending to know him. There have been issues that now we have been engaged on that I’ve been capable of do within the ring. It’s so good to have these two courses right here over the weekend and that is such a enjoyable weekend.”

Nolan Wein and Aaron. Photo © Anne Gittins Photography
Nolan Wein and Aaron. Photograph © Anne Gittins Images

Nolan Wein and Aaron Choose Up Victory in THIS Nationwide Kids’s Medal 15-17 at FTI WEF

Nolan Wein and her personal Aaron bested a category of twenty-four aspiring equitation champions within the Taylor Harris Insurance coverage Service (THIS) Nationwide Kids’s Medal 15-17 class throughout week eight of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Competition (FTI WEF). Wein, of Gladwyne, PA, and her eight-year-old Warmblood gelding topped the category with a rating of 89. The highest 4 was rounded out by Kelsey Brown and Califernia with a rating of 88, Isabella McCary and Balou Grand with a rating of 87, and Adam Rittenberg aboard Alchemy with a rating of 86.

Wein imported Aaron from Europe six months in the past and is greater than happy together with her fast progress with him. “That is his first season in Florida, however to date he’s been nice,” Wein commented. “He’s actually candy, very straight-forward and tremendous good. We love him!”

Wein has discovered a great accomplice within the huge bay gelding and was delighted with their efficiency in Saturday’s class. “The course rode rather well. I performed to our strengths and simply tried to go in there and trip very naturally. I can get him in a great rhythm and he’s very straight-forward and simple to the jumps. He’s not spooky in any respect,” Wein described.

“I believed the check was fairly difficult,” Wein continued. “There have been undoubtedly some choices that needed to be made [when deciding what track to take], however I made my plan and caught to it.”

Wein’s plan clearly paid off, securing her first victory within the class with Aaron. Nolan’s coach, Rebecca Conway, seen right now’s win as indicative of their path to qualifying for the THIS Nationwide Kids’s Medal Finals, held in October on the Capital Problem Horse Present. “Each week she’s proven within the Taylor Harris she’s gotten higher and higher. We’ve gone from fourth to 3rd and now she’s gained it. I hope this implies good issues for finals and that she’ll hold enhancing,” Conway said.

“Nolan has the basics of being an important rider,” Conway continued. “She has a great eye and the horses like her. She’s a tough employee and [Aaron] is an effective horse.”

Taylor will proceed to compete within the THIS Nationwide Kids’s Medal 15-17 class through the upcoming weeks of the FTI WEF to hopefully accrue extra factors in direction of her aim of qualifying for finals. She enjoys migrating south to the FTI WEF for extra than simply the Florida climate. “The horse present is very nice. All the pieces is gorgeous right here and clearly it’s heat, however we love the present typically as a result of it’s run so nicely,” Wein concluded.

Week eight of the FTI WEF, sponsored by G&C Farm, will conclude on Sunday with the ASPCA Maclay, introduced by Sidelines and Alessandro Albanese, hosted in Ring 9 of the PBIEC. The $150,000 CSIO 4* Grand Prix, introduced by Wellington Equestrian Realty, will likely be featured within the Worldwide Enviornment to finish the week. For full outcomes, please go to

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