Articles: Press Release
Steffen Peters and Ravel win Dressage
Grand Prix at the World Equestrian Festival - CHIO Aachen
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 2, 2009
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY The US success at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen
continued on Thursday July 2. Steffen Peters and Ravel - the 2009 Rolex FEI
World Cup TM Champions - served notice that they will continue to dominate
the dressage world.
At one of the most prestigious venues on the globe, the San Diego, CA rider
and Akiko Yamazakis 11-year-old Dutch gelding put in an amazing test,
scoring 77.830% in the Grand Prix against many of the best horses and riders
in the world.
The five judges unanimously placed the pair first, and their average was
more than 5 points clear of second place finisher, Hans Peter Minderhoud and
Exquis Nadine. Among those left in their wake were 2008 Olympic Gold
medalists Anky van Grunsven and IPS Salinero, who finished fifth on a score
The pair will aim for a sweep of CDIO Aachen on Friday night in the Grand
Prix Special and Sunday in the Freestyle. Their Freestyle brought down the
house at the World Cup Final in Las Vegas, scoring 84.950%.For complete
results, please visit www.chioaachen.com.
For more information, please contact Joanie Morris at email@example.com.
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of excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games, based on a
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