September 26, 2019 (Devon, PA) - The USDF Finals, Championships and Materiale Classes filled both the Dixon and Wheeler rings for most of the day. As the Breed Show wrapped up, happy winners went home with blue ribbons.
Mature Champion, Scantolina, Quinnten Alston, who score 85 percent.
USDFBC Current Year Foal Final - Otango ISF (Contango x Cayenne w) a 13 hand Bay Colt, bred by Mary Alice Malone (Iron Spring Farm; Coatesville) with a score of 81.975
USDFBC Filly Final - Gjenganger, a chestnut mare, owned by Alice Tarjan of Loxahatchee, Florida with a score of 84.563. Gjenganger had a great day on Wednesday as well, taking home multiple blue ribbons.
USDFBC Colt/Gelding Final - Newport Jazz WRF (Everdale x Zippidy DO Dah WRF), a dark bay KWPN one year old, bred by Judy Reggio of Windy Ridge Farm (Bethel, PA), with a score of 83.288 - another familiar name for those who were at DaD on Tuesday and Wednesday.
USDF DSHB Mare Final - Shurreal, owned by Rebecca Arnold (Bristol, VA) and bred by Maureen Swanson (Slatington, PA), a 5-year old, 16.3 bay Oldenburg mare with a score of 84.200.
USDF DSHB Stallion Final - The Duke of Clarence (Classic Dancer I/Night Star III/Domingo B., a 14.1 German Riding Pony, owned by Samantha Kidd, and handled by Bruce Griffin III, won with a score of 79.300, ahead of the horses. He was also the National Dressage Pony Cup Grand Pony Champion with a score of 77.1
USDFBC Three YO Materiale Championship – Gjenganer (who brought home multiple blues Tuesday and Wednesday), bred by Alice Tarjan (Loxahatchee, Florida) with a score of 82.300.
USDFBC Four YO Materiale Championship - Fellini CF, bred by Maureen Swanson (Slatington, PA) and owned by Nancy Holowesko (Trappe, PA) a 16 hand black Oldenburg with a score of 80.00.
USDFBC 5 YO Materiale Championship - Flying Colors, ridden by Olivia Steidle, with a score of 81.550.
At all International shows , including Dressage at Devon, the jog is part of the FEI Vet Check. The purpose of this check is to properly identify your horse and be sure that he is sound enough to compete. It is an important step in the process and led to the beginning of the Performance Division.
The division began with the USEF Fourth Level Test of Choice, won by Harmonium (CAN), ridden by Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu with a score of 70.834.
USEF YH Test for 5 Year Olds – Final – The impressive high score of 88.400 was achieved by Jida Selly A (Finland), ridden by Merita Hagren.
THE FIRST full day of performance began Sept. 28 with 4, 5, and 6 year old tests.
They were followed by the FEI Prix St Georges for Amateur CDIAm, won by Heather Mendiburu on What Happen, an 18-year old bay mare.
FEI Grand Prix CDI3* (Qualifier for Class 512 GPS) was won by Jacqueline Brooks (Cedar Valley, ON) on Westwood 5 by Wolkenstein II out of Lindenbluete) a 17-hand, 12-year old, chestnut gelding.
Diana Creech, also from Canada, was second on Chrevis Christo and Jessica Jo Tate,on Faberge, took home the yellow ribbon.
They’ll all be part of the Grand Prix Special on Saturday night!
The last (but not least) class of the night was the FEI Grand Prix CDIW (Qualifier for the Grand Prix Freestyle).
Taking the blue, with a score of 71.587 was Lindsay Kellock from Canada on Sebastien, by Sandro Hit out of Feirie Dame, a 13-year old Rhinelander gelding,
They were just off a win at Saugerties where the pair won the World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle in only the second Big Tour competition for the partners.
The red went to Brittany-Fraser-Beaulieu, also from Canada, on All In by Tango out of Leontine, a 14 year old, 17.3 hand chestnut KWPN gelding, bred by H. Verstraten.
In third was James Koford on Adiah HP with a score of 69.065.
Adiah HP is an 11 year old Friesian Cross mare.