Articles: Press Release
American Drivers Bring Home Bronze Medal for Team Competition,
Individual Gold Medal in the 2007 FEI World Combined Pony Driving
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 25, 2007
Lexington, KY- Facing competition from nine other countries, the
Americans took home the bronze medal in the team competition and a gold
medal went to US teammate Miranda Cadwell for the pairs division in the
2007 FEI World Combined Pony Driving Championships July 18-22 in
Overall, the team gold medal was won by Germany, the team silver medal
was won by Holland and the United States won the bronze medal.
After some intense cone driving with her ponies, thirty-seven-year-old
Cadwell claimed victory in the pairs class by just 0.72 points to take
home the gold. The silver medal went to Germany's Steffen Abicht and
the bronze for Danish Lars Dau.
Complete results of the championship can be found at:
Other American driver results:
Ninth place: Suzy Stafford
Tenth place: Shelly Temple
(Out of 29 entries)
First place: Randy Cadwell
(Out of 24 entries)
Fourth place: Lisa Stroud
Seventh place: Laurie Astengiano
(Out of 19 entries)
For more information, please contact Wendy Wares, USEF Director of
Driving Programs, at (908) 326-1159 or via email at email@example.com.
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28 breeds and disciplines, including our country's international teams
competing in the disciplines of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing,
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