Young Riders and Junior Young Riders headed off to The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, July 17-21

Welcome to our newest column Scene on the Circuit. Each month we will try to give a wrap-up of the various horse show results featuring our members. We encourage riders and trainers alike to send in your barn’s results at the various shows, as well as share photos. Send your show news to Kristine DiTano – kristineditano@yahoo.com.

For our very first “Scene on the Circuit” what better way to start than to showcase our Young Riders and Junior Young Riders headed off to Kentucky Horse Park for the The Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, July 17-21. Not only are seven out of eight Region 7 riders from Northern CA, six are in training at our very own East Bay Chapter barns!

Region 7 JYR Team (in ranking order)

1. Gabriela Glumac – Zodessa

2. Olivia Zeillinger – Stentano

3. Rison Naness – Venezia

4. Lindsey Brewin – Vailliant

Alternate: Alexa Kelly – Ulex

Region 7 YR Team (in ranking order)

1. Jamie Pestana – Winzalot

2. Jaclyn Pepper – Taboo

3. Ariel Thomas – Montfleury

4. Teresa Adams – Weejee

Congratulations go to the riders, their trainers, and their parents for all their hard work and dedication to our sport!!! We’re hoping to see some of these girls representing the United States in the Olympics one of these days!

Here’s the breakdown on where each rider trains:

Top Hat and Tails in Tassajara Valley

Nadine Pestana, trainer, has taken riders to the NAJYRC 19 times! This year she is bringing four students to the event, two Young Riders, and two Junior Young Riders:

Jamie Pestana – YR

Teresa Adams – YR

Olivia Zeilinger – JYR

Lindsey Brewin – JYR

Thomas Ranch in Briones

Julie Thomas, dressage trainer, is the proud trainer and mother of

Ariel Thomas – YR.

Topline Dressage, at Greenville Equestrian Center in Livermore

Trainer Gina Duran, is bringing top-ranked JYR rider Gabriela Glumac – JYR.

 

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