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Sixteen Dressage Riders Crowned National Champions at U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions at HITS Chicago

Wayne, Ill. – Aug. 27, 2023 – HITS Chicago was proud to once again host one of the country’s most prestigious championships over the past week. One of the most anticipated events of the American dressage calendar, the invitational event showcased the best young and developing horses, youth dressage athletes and para dressage athletes over the course of seven days at Lamplight Equestrian Center. 

Congratulations to the sixteen horse-and-rider combinations who took home a tricolor ribbon in this year’s championships! 

U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions

Neue Schule/USEF Grand Prix Dressage National Championship

  1. Codi Harrison & Katholt's Bossco with a 71.898%
  2. Lehua Custer & F.J. Ramzes with a 70.536%

Neue Schule/USEF Intermediate I Dressage National Championship

  1. Christian Simonson & Son of a Lady with a 73.269%
  2. Nora Batchelder & Nova with a 72.13%

Adequan®/USEF Para Dressage National Championship

  1. Cynthia Screnci & Sir Chipoli with a 70.08%
  2. Elle Woolley & Deucalion with a 68.411%

Adequan®/USEF Young Adult Brentina Cup Dressage National Championship

  1. Quinn Iverson & Beckham 19 with a 67.904%
  2. Emily Hewitt & Fidens with a 66.343%

Horseware Ireland/USEF Young Rider Dressage National Championship

  1. Miki Yang & Grey C Carrus with a 72.206%
  2. Kat Fuqua & Dreamgirl with a 70.196%

Adequan®/USEF Junior Dressage National Championship

  1. Taylor Allen & Fleur de Lis with a 69.472%
  2. Allison Berger & Delacure with a 69.450%

Aspen Leaf Farm/USEF Pony Rider Dressage National Championship

  1. Bennett McWhorter & Littel Joe 2 with a 68.426%
  2. Mary Chapman Martin & Cadbane H with a 66.042%

USEF Children Dressage National Championship

  1. Maryn Geck & Herr Karlson with a 76.711%
  2. Lizzie Oshman & Webster with a 75.492%

Taylor Allen and Fleur de Lis. Photographed by Annan Hepner.

Markel/USEF Young & Developing Horse Dressage National Championships 

Markel/USEF Four-Year-Old Dressage National Championship

  1. Madeleine Bendfeldt & Zapatero with an 8.904
  2. Petra Warlimont & Deambulo PWD with an 8.788

Markel/USEF Five-Year-Old Dressage National Championship

  1. Madeleine Bendfeldt & Lindholm's Quick Step with an 8.528
  2. Alyssa Doverspike Burkett & For Edition with an 8.108

Markel/USEF Six-Year-Old Dressage National Championship

  1. Sven Smienk & Fontenay with an 8.788
  2. David Blake & G.Q. with an 8.536

Markel/USEF Seven-Year-Old Dressage National Championship

  1. Sabine Schut-Kery & Gorgeous Latino with a 7.6043
  2. Ali Potasky & Lord Hennessy with a 7.5033

Markel/USEF Developing Prix St. Georges National Championship 

  1. Sabine Schut-Kery & Sonnenberg's Jersey with a 71.999%
  2. David Blake & Delilah with a 71.552%

Markel/USEF Developing Grand Prix National Championship

  1. Emily Miles & Sole Mio with a 69.643%
  2. Ali Potasky & Inxs with a 68.855%

Sabine Schut-Kery and Gorgeous Latino. Photographed by Annan Hepner.

USEF Dressage Seat Medal Finals 

USEF Dressage Seat Medal Final for 13 & Under

  1. Alexandra Garvey & Unscripted with an 87%
  2. Autumn Vavrick & Dante with an 85%

USEF Dressage Seat Medal Final for 14-18 

  1. Marin Roth & Erin Meadows Jägermeister with an 88%
  2. Korey Denny & Hemingway KW with an 87%

Alexandra Garvey and Unscripted. Photographed by Annan Hepner.