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Lots at stake at Broxton Bridge Plantation, Ehrhardt SC.

Broxton Bridge Plantation, Ehrhardt SC, United States of America. Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November. Broxton Bridge Plantation and USA South East Endurance were pleased to host the 2017 Young Riders Endurance Team Challenge in the Low Country of South Carolina.

Grace Ramsey and Jan Worthington came down to manage the ride making it possible to provide a fun and learning environment for the young riders. This event was held with one 160 and two 120 senior events as athletes work towards WEG 2018 qualifications.

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC. Second place.In the senior event, 160km race, 32 horses started.  The event comprised of CEN and CEI3* combinations. In the FEI division, 13 of the 26 pairs with athletes from ten different countries successfully completed the course. There was a strong rivalry all day between Kelsey Russell – USA (Fireman Gold) and Pilar Saravia – URU (Am Mysterious Mopsa), both riding horses owned by Valerie Kanavy – USA.

The winning time of 10:00:34 resulted in Kelsey Russell being eliminated at final presentation for gait, thus Pilar won the race along with Best Condition, coming in 41 minutes ahead of Nicola Thorne – GBR (Grand Ku) and Jeremy Reynolds – USA (Treasured Moments). Valerie Kanavy (Play it Louder) was fourth followed by Marcia Weilbach – USA (Zanthus Fury) only 35 seconds ahead of Cecilia Engquist – SWE (Good Luke Charm).

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC.. Third place.Jane Moss – IRE (Strak Afire Ttf), Houmoud Battal Almutairi – KUW (Style n Attitude) and Wendy MacCoubrey – CAN (Black Barts Lolita) crossed in time to earn a certificate of capability for WEG 2018.
Ireland was ecstatic now that three riders are fully qualified for Tryon. In total, 9 of the 13 finishers earned a COC to be eligible for WEG in September 2018.

In the 120km on Friday, 14 started with 8 (57%) successfully completing the course. Bob Gielen – CAN (More Bang for your Buck) with a winning time of 7:56:33 earned Best Condition arriving more than an hour ahead of Nabil Erian – USA (Fyf Shabaani) who came 1:15 before the third-place podium Stephanie Langefield – USA (Indian Aura). The second and third place athletes are working on completing their five rides at 2* or higher level.

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC.. Fourth place.In the 120km senior on Saturday, there was a much faster pace and higher completion with 11 of 13 completing the course. Heather Reynolds – USA (Asuddengift Mhf) won in a ride time of 7:03 followed by Alisija Zabavavska – LTU (Msa Silver Gazal) 15 minutes later. Thirty-seven minutes later, Kelsey Russell – USA (Flash Goldon) crossed the line in third position.

In the 120km junior on Saturday in a fun informal team event, seventeen young riders started resulting in four teams: Canada-Mountain-Uruguay, USA North East and two USA South East teams. Each team had to complete three riders in order to be eligible for the team medals. One USA South East lost athletes and horses, thus could not compete for team medals. USA North East was gold medal team for the second year in a row. Canada-Mountain-Uruguay earned team silver by only five minutes over USA South East as the bronze medal team. Between the three teams, there was only a 20-minute time differential.

Race Report made with the assistance of Cheryl Van Deusen
Photo Credit: Becky Pearman


Ehrhardt SC Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Ehrhardt SC. CEI3* 160km. 2017-11-11
1stPilar SaraviaURUAm Mysterious Mopsa
2ndNicola ThorneGBRGrand Ku
3rdJeremy ReynoldsUSATreasured Moments
Ehrhardt SC. CEI2* 120km. 2017-11-11
1stBob GielenCANMore Bang for your Buck
2ndNabil ErianUSAFyf Shabaani
3rdStephanie LangefieldUSAIndian Aura
Ehrhardt SC. CEI2* 120km. 2017-11-12
1stHeather ReynoldsUSAAsuddengift Mhf
2ndAlisija ZabavavskaLTUMsa Silver Gazal
3rdKelsey RussellUSAFlash Goldon
Ehrhardt SC. CEIYJ2* 120km teams. 2017-11-12
1stUSA North East
2ndCanada-Mountain-Uruguay
3rdUSA South East
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Lots at stake at Broxton Bridge Plantation, Ehrhardt SC.

Broxton Bridge Plantation, Ehrhardt SC, United States of America. Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November. Broxton Bridge Plantation and USA South East Endurance were pleased to host the 2017 Young Riders Endurance Team Challenge in the Low Country of South Carolina.

Grace Ramsey and Jan Worthington came down to manage the ride making it possible to provide a fun and learning environment for the young riders. This event was held with one 160 and two 120 senior events as athletes work towards WEG 2018 qualifications.

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC. Second place.In the senior event, 160km race, 32 horses started.  The event comprised of CEN and CEI3* combinations. In the FEI division, 13 of the 26 pairs with athletes from ten different countries successfully completed the course. There was a strong rivalry all day between Kelsey Russell – USA (Fireman Gold) and Pilar Saravia – URU (Am Mysterious Mopsa), both riding horses owned by Valerie Kanavy – USA.

The winning time of 10:00:34 resulted in Kelsey Russell being eliminated at final presentation for gait, thus Pilar won the race along with Best Condition, coming in 41 minutes ahead of Nicola Thorne – GBR (Grand Ku) and Jeremy Reynolds – USA (Treasured Moments). Valerie Kanavy (Play it Louder) was fourth followed by Marcia Weilbach – USA (Zanthus Fury) only 35 seconds ahead of Cecilia Engquist – SWE (Good Luke Charm).

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC.. Third place.Jane Moss – IRE (Strak Afire Ttf), Houmoud Battal Almutairi – KUW (Style n Attitude) and Wendy MacCoubrey – CAN (Black Barts Lolita) crossed in time to earn a certificate of capability for WEG 2018.
Ireland was ecstatic now that three riders are fully qualified for Tryon. In total, 9 of the 13 finishers earned a COC to be eligible for WEG in September 2018.

In the 120km on Friday, 14 started with 8 (57%) successfully completing the course. Bob Gielen – CAN (More Bang for your Buck) with a winning time of 7:56:33 earned Best Condition arriving more than an hour ahead of Nabil Erian – USA (Fyf Shabaani) who came 1:15 before the third-place podium Stephanie Langefield – USA (Indian Aura). The second and third place athletes are working on completing their five rides at 2* or higher level.

Endurance World Ehrhardt SC.. Fourth place.In the 120km senior on Saturday, there was a much faster pace and higher completion with 11 of 13 completing the course. Heather Reynolds – USA (Asuddengift Mhf) won in a ride time of 7:03 followed by Alisija Zabavavska – LTU (Msa Silver Gazal) 15 minutes later. Thirty-seven minutes later, Kelsey Russell – USA (Flash Goldon) crossed the line in third position.

In the 120km junior on Saturday in a fun informal team event, seventeen young riders started resulting in four teams: Canada-Mountain-Uruguay, USA North East and two USA South East teams. Each team had to complete three riders in order to be eligible for the team medals. One USA South East lost athletes and horses, thus could not compete for team medals. USA North East was gold medal team for the second year in a row. Canada-Mountain-Uruguay earned team silver by only five minutes over USA South East as the bronze medal team. Between the three teams, there was only a 20-minute time differential.

Race Report made with the assistance of Cheryl Van Deusen
Photo Credit: Becky Pearman


Ehrhardt SC Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Ehrhardt SC. CEI3* 160km. 2017-11-11
1stPilar SaraviaURUAm Mysterious Mopsa
2ndNicola ThorneGBRGrand Ku
3rdJeremy ReynoldsUSATreasured Moments
Ehrhardt SC. CEI2* 120km. 2017-11-11
1stBob GielenCANMore Bang for your Buck
2ndNabil ErianUSAFyf Shabaani
3rdStephanie LangefieldUSAIndian Aura
Ehrhardt SC. CEI2* 120km. 2017-11-12
1stHeather ReynoldsUSAAsuddengift Mhf
2ndAlisija ZabavavskaLTUMsa Silver Gazal
3rdKelsey RussellUSAFlash Goldon
Ehrhardt SC. CEIYJ2* 120km teams. 2017-11-12
1stUSA North East
2ndCanada-Mountain-Uruguay
3rdUSA South East
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