As many of you know, Region 7 (California) is going to be sending a team of four Junior and four Young Riders to compete in the North American Junior Young Rider Championships held July 15-19th in Lexington, Kentucky. We have all been working extremely hard this season, attending many shows and clinics in order to prepare ourselves best for the stiff competition we are sure to compete against once we arrive in the Blue Grass State. NAJYRC invites dressage riders ages 14-21 from across the United States, Canada and Mexico, so we feel very fortunate having a strong team, coordinator, Chef d' Equipe, and youth coaches along with us on our exciting journey! Although many of the expenses are generously funded by Region 7 and USDF, there are still a considerable amount of expenses that need to be paid for. This includes horse transportation, trainer fees, stabling fees, airline tickets, to name a few. So we need your help! We greatly appreciate any contribution we can get, no matter the amount. Even the smallest donations, when added up will make a monumental difference in helping us achieve this dream.
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California Girls to compete in The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships Presented by Gotham North July 14-19, 2015 Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY
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Region 7 NAJYRC 2014
The Region 7 Dressage Junior Team members were:
Lauren Mack, 17, Monte Sereno, CA
Olivia Zeillinger, 16, Danville, CA
Danielle Bonavito, 15, Danville, CA
The Region 7 Dressage Young Rider Team members were:
Anna Buffini, 20, Escondido, CA
Cassidy Gallman, 19, Poway, CA
Catherine Chamberlain, 19, Murrieta, CA
Lindsey Brewin, 16, San Ramon, CA
2014 JR and YR Teams Chef d'Equipe Michelle Reilly, Lauren Mack, Olivia Zeilinger, Danielle Bonavito, Catherine Chamberlain, Lindsey Brewin, Anna Buffini, Cassidy Gallman
2014 YR RESULTS YR Team earns GOLD Medal
2014 JR RESULTS JR Team earns BRONZE Medal
YR Individual GOLD Medal - Catherine Chamberlain
YR Freestye GOLD Medal - Catherine Chamberlain
High Point Award for NAJYRC - Catherine Chamberlain
The girls competed in dressage competitions from November, 2013 to June, 2014. Each girl achieved the highest level of scores among their peers in the FEI Team Test and FEI Individual Test. Each girl also had to score a 62% or higher on the FEI Freestyle Test.
The Region 7 team will compete under the leadership of Michelle Reilly, Chef d’equipe. Michelle is the founder and owner of Mountain View Dressage at Dove Hollow Dressage Center. Michelle has been competing in dressage for fifteen years, earning her USDF bronze, silver and gold medals. Recent accomplishments include reserve champion in the CDI Grand Prix Freestyle at the Festival of the Horse 2014 and winning the CDI Grand Prix Special at Capistrano Dressage International 2014
The Region 7 team is supported by W Farms, Horse & Rider Dressage Boutique, Details Customwear, California Dressage Society (CDS), Mountain View Dressage, and R&B Company.
2013 REGION 7 NAJYRC
Young Rider Team - Gold Medal: Jamie Pestana / Winzalot 71.05, Jaclyn Pepper / Taboo 68.132, Ariel Thomas / Montfleury 67.184, Teresa Adams / WeeJee 64.237.
Junior Rider Team - Silver Medal: Olivia Zeilinger/ Stentano 68.811, Rison Naness / Venezia 66.73, Lindsey Brewin / Vaillant 65.919, Gabriela Glumac / Zodessa 63.838