Wednesday, October 15, 2014

FEI Young Riders Receive Warm Welcome in Chile - Full Article

by Pamela Burthon

13 October 4, Santo Domingo, Chile ~Two Young Riders recently represented the US at the 120km CEIYJ2** endurance ride held in Santo Domingo, Chile on 4 October. The riders were hosted by Pedro Pablo Gomez and were mounted on horses from his stable, Establos El Shaalan. Chef d’Equipe for USA Endurance Emmett Ross has this report.
Technical Course

“USA Young Rider Emilyn DiBassie finished 11th and did an excellent job along with Christina Kimery, who was pulled going into the last and 5th loop due to a slight lameness. The trainer for Al-Shaalan, Pedro Pablo Gomez, said her horse, CL Isfahan, looked fine the next day.”

“The course was fairly technical with fairly rocky parts in places; very similar to the trail our senior team did at the Pan Am’s in late 2011 and which will be the same for the Jr/Young Riders World’s in 2015...

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