The inaugural Adequan®/USEF Eventing Youth Team Challenge (YTC) – East Coast Final continued on Saturday with the cross-country phase of the competition. In the CCI1*-L and CCI3*-L, teams made up of riders from across the country have taken the lead while the Area II team holds strong in the CCI2*-L competition.
Johnson’s Area Five, Three, and Seven conglomerate team has overtaken the lead at the CCI 1*-L level, on a score of 98.7 before Show Jumping. Teammates include Chloe Johnson, Camryn Chung, Crockett Miller, Ava Holmes. The Area Two team combining Ella Braundel, Carolina Brown, Grace Mykityshyn, and Juliana Cassar hold a score of 132.4 for reserve.
The Area Two team continues to dominate the six-team competition in the CCI2*-L, remaining on a sub-100 score of 99.4 produced by members Jackson Dillard, Mia Braundel, Maddie Hale, and Kiera Kenny.
Jackson Dillard also leads the Individual race, holding both first and second place with Layla Q and Elmo, respectively.
The leading team hailing from Areas Two, Three, and Eight, with team members Alexandra Baugh, Elizabeth Bortuzzo, Benjamin Noonan, and Sarah Bowman continue to hold the lead i the CCI3*-L, now on a score of 115.1. The team from Areas Five and Six are also now competing without a drop score and carry forward a score of 257.
Like Dillard, Baugh holds the top two places in the Individual competition, riding MHS Fernhill Finale and I Spye to first and second.
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It was a busy day at Stable View Oktoberfest in Aiken, South Carolina as all FEI divisions and a few national divisions kicked off their competition weekend, including the 2023 USEF/USEA Developing Horse Eventing National Championships. Both the 6-year-olds and 7-year-olds got their chance to shine down the centerline at the start of the day, with the 7-year-olds also giving their best effort across Michael Vallaincourt’s show jumping track later this afternoon.
The USEA Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) has initiated a renewed focus on the diverse challenges coaches in various regions of the country may be facing. To this end, the program is in the process of enlisting representatives in each of the 10 USEA areas to help guide the program as warranted for the unique needs of each specific area.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has opened nominations for the annual appreciation awards through Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for the sport to recognize those horses and riders who excelled in eventing throughout the year. It is also an opportunity to recognize and honor the very important people who have served the sport tirelessly both in a non-riding capacity and riding capacity during their golden years.