The finale of the UAE dressage season run from 13-14 April, the Dubai Dressage Championship, concluded this week at Emirates Equestrian Centre.
The country’s top dressage talent competed across six levels, Preliminary, Novice, Elementary, Medium, Advanced Medium and Advanced.
W’rsan Stud dressage riders had excellent results riding Arabian horses from the Abu Dhabi farm, gathering two First places and one Fourth in awards.
NOVICE (UAE NOVICE 4 AND UAE NOVICE FREESTYLE TO MUSIC)
1st – Jennifer Forde / Riu / EEC / 67.39%
2nd – Amanda Kibby / Quiper D’Anjou / EEC / 62.92%
3rd – Noah Vera Rabal / Mutteaa W’rsan / W’rsan Stable / 62.25%
4th – Ibrahim Lamhirich / Daamazat W’rsan / W’rsan Stable / 61.08%
ELEMENTARY (UAE ELEMENTARY 4 AND UAE ELEM.FREESTYLE TO MUSIC)
1st – Caroline Todler / Salue This / W’rsan Stable / 67.05%
2nd – Denise Vertigen / Kipling / EEC / 64.39%
3rd – Liza Bagley / La Filippa / EEC / 62.30%
MEDIUM (FEI IND PONY TEST AND UAE MEDIUM FREESTYLE TO MUSIC)
1st – Line Moen / Al Khattar W’rsan / W’rsan Stable / 68.75%
2nd – Sarah Khairallah / Flagmounts Cracker Jack /EEC /64.66%
3rd – Julie Arnup / Sweet Clementine /EEC / 64.07%
4th – Courtney Delport / Marchioness / EEC / 60.97%
UAE Dressage Rider Challenge 2014-15 Awards
This is a new exciting challenge for this dressage season. UAE based riders had to compete in nine competitions throughout the season in at least three different venues and riders gained points at each event.
There were 2 groups- Group 1= All levels above Elementary, Group 2 = Prelim, Novice and Elementary –
W’rsan riders competing on Arabian horses went nose to nose with riders on warmbloods. Line Moen, riding for W’rsan was the Group 1 winner in this event while Ibrahim Lamhirich gained a Fourth.
Group 1 – Winner – Line Moen – W’rsan
Second – Tracy Wyngard –Gill
Third – Cristina Calin-Thompson
Fourth – Julie Arnup Taylor
Group 2 – Winner – Noah Vera Rabal
Second – Caroline Toddler
Third – Denise Vertigen
Fourth – Ibrahim Lamhirich, W’rsan
W’rsan also received high score at the 18 April, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Championship, winning medium and novice level. They were again, the only riders competing on Arabian horses.
Congratulations to W’rsan for their great efforts down the center line.