Sep 11, 2017

Glaser and Rembrandt Win Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced at Aspen Farms

By Aspen Farms - Edited Press Release
Sabrina Glaser and Patricia Yust's Rembrandt, winners of the Adequan USEA Gold Cup at Aspen Farms Horse Trials. Lively Manor Photography Photo.

The final day of Aspen Farms Horse Trials and the USEA Area VII Championships in Yelm, Wash. delivered sun and mild temperatures as nearly 300 competitors made their final bids to secure top placings and prizes in divisions from Beginner Novice to Advanced.

Sabrina Glaser of Canada and Rembrandt, a 9-year-old Selle Francais gelding owned by Patricia Yust, maintained their overnight lead to win the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Advanced division. The pair jumped clear in show jumping with just one time fault to finish on a score of 34.7, nearly 20 points ahead of the second place finishers.

“I thought [Rembrandt] was solid and confident right from the get go,” Sabrina reflected after her show jumping ride. “He was steadier and more relaxed in his dressage test than he has been in the past. He went around cross-country pretty much on autopilot, and he finished strong with a solid effort today. He had his heart in the game the whole weekend.”

Sabrina has brought Rembrandt along in his training since she started him under saddle at age three. “This year he feels like he has really figured his job out,” she said. “As the season has gone on, he’s gotten more and more confident.” Looking ahead, the pair have entered their first CIC3* together at Woodside International Horse Trials this fall.


Sabrina Glaser and Patricia Yust's Rembrandt. Lively Manor Photography Photo.

For their win in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup, Sabrina and Rembrandt earned $2,000 from Tin Men Supply, a $350 Nunn Finer gift certificate, a Gallops Saddlery leather halter, Fits breeches, an Adequan shirt, a $50 USEA gift certificate, a Deco Pony custom name plate, and a Nupafeed gift card. They also qualified to compete in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final at the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships in Colorado.

Young rider Sophie Click and Amy Click's 14-year-old Paint gelding, Hot Wheels, completed their first Advanced and secured second place in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup with 53.3. Andrea Nielsen and her 10-year-old Irish Draught gelding, LC O’Shawnisee (Snoford O'Donnell x Acks Like an Angel), finished close behind in third with 53.6.

Over $25,000 in cash and prizes was awarded to competitors thanks to the generous sponsors of Aspen Farms, including long-time supporters Toklat, Gallops Saddlery, Olson’s Tack, Kerrits, and many more. Anne-Sophie Levesque of Canada won the $250 sportsmanship award sponsored by Dougie Hannum.

The final results from all divisions are available online at Startbox Scoring, here. More pictures and video from the event can be found on the Aspen Farms Horse Trials Facebook Page or Instagram, and additional media coverage is linked on the Aspen Farms Press Page.

About the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series

The 2018 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series features 11 qualifying competitions throughout the United States at the Advanced horse trials and CIC3* levels. The qualifying period begins August 2017 and continues through August 2018 with the final taking place at the 2018 USEA American Eventing Championships at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado, August 29 – September 2, 2018. Riders who complete a qualifier earn the chance to vie for $40,000 in prize money and thousands of dollars in prizes and the title of Adequan USEA Gold Cup Champion in the Adequan USEA Gold Cup Final Advanced Division.

The 2018 Adequan USEA Gold Cup Series is made possible through the support of its many loyal sponsors: Adequan, Standlee Forage, Nutrena, Merck Animal Health, and FITS.

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