CSI U-25

Natalie Dean & Ceitasi Top Friends of the Meadows Cup CSI U-25 at Spruce Meadows

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada – June 29, 2019 – The Meadows on the Green welcomed the U25 riders as the first competition to start the 2019 ‘Pan American‘ CSI 5*, presented by Rolex at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Twenty-eight horse/rider combinations took on the one round track designed by FEI Course Designer Alan Wade (IRL) all looking for a trip to the winner’s circle.

Only five riders were able to produce clear rounds in the U25 Friends of the Meadows Cup, and the fastest time belonged to Natalie Dean (USA) and Ceitasi.  The American and the 2010 Westphalian mare (Cartello B x Cavalier) had a quick clear round with a time of 61.23 seconds to secure their first Spruce Meadows FEI victory.

Second place was claimed by Daniel Rihan (MEX) and Couleur van Berkenbroek (Couleur Rubin x Carthago Z) backed by a penalty-free performance in 62.34 seconds.

Tanimara Macari (MEX) and Feminka (Verdi TN x Numero Uno) completed the podium with no penalties, going through the timers in 62.66 seconds.

Place / Rider / Country / Horse / Penalties / Time

1. Natalie Dean (USA) & Ceitasi – 0 / 61.23

2. Daniel Rihan (MEX) & Couleur van Berkenbroek – 0 /  62.34

3. Tanimara Macari (MEX) & Feminka – 0 / 62.66

4. Delaney Flynn (USA) & Milan IV – 0 / 64.61

5. Taylor St. Jacques (USA) & Upsilon de La Liniere – 0 /  67.43

6. Ransome Rombauer (USA) & Emorkus RE – 2 / 73.73

7. Kara Chad (CAN) & Quidamo F – 2 / 74.89

8. Ransome Rombauer (USA) & Lord Up – 3 / 77.33

9. Jennifer Gates (USA) & Luftikus S – 4 / 64.40

10. Anna Misaki Ishiyama (JPN) & Clint Eastwood 10 – 4 / 64.91

11. Elli Yeager (USA) & Waliba VDL – 4 / 65.59

12. Kylie Fiqueira (CAN) & Fachenda – 4 / 65.75

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Source: Press release from Spruce Meadows Media

Photo: © Spruce Meadows Media/ Mike Sturk