Articles: Press Release
Phillips Wins 2003 BET/USAE National Junior Jumper Championship
Zone Two Takes Team Title
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October 13, 2003
Addison Phillips, 14, of New York, NY, and her mount FLIGHT (Swedish
Warmblood), bested a field of 27 riders to win the 2003 BET/USAE
Individual National Junior Jumper Championship held October 9 - 11, at
the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA.
Phillips and Flight finished ahead of 18-year-old Paige Johnson of The
Plains, VA, and her mount BEACH BUM (Dutch Warmblood). Katie Gardner,
18, of Westlake Village, CA, and CE CE CAPONE (Holsteiner: Campione -
Calica, by Labrador) finished in third.
The BET/USAE Prix de States Team Championship title was decided on
October 10, with Zone Two (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania) taking
the top spot in this USA Junior Olympic - Equestrian Event. The winning
team, finishing with four faults, was made up of Katrina Woods of
Bronxville, NY, riding SUSDAL, Leigh Healey of Lumberton, NJ, riding
LAURIN (Belgian Warmblood), Kenzie Snyder of Westchester, PA, riding
AQUARIUS (Selle Francais: Grand Veneur - Olga de la Lande, by St
Brendan (GB) xx) and Addison Phillips riding FLIGHT.
The Zone 10 (California, Nevada) team made up of Katie Gardner riding CE
CE CAPONE, Tedra Bates of Carmel, CA, riding EUROPA EINS (Holsteiner:
Locato - Nicol, by Farnese), Katy Brandes of San Juan Capistrano, CA,
riding ODESSA VAN DE SOMME (Belgian Warmblood: Voltaire - Wodiena), and
Jordan Lubow of Bell Canyon, CA, riding EL CAMPEON'S JO JO (Belgian
Warmblood: Jovial d'Aubry - Fifille de la Quaire, by Osiris XX),
finished in second place with eight faults. Zone Five (Illinois,
Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio) made up of Alison Flury of Minooka,
IL, riding MILOS II (Dutch Warmblood), Haylie Jayne of Elgin, IL, riding
KINDA BLUE (Dutch Warmblood: Rex Magna xx - Viola), Henry Pfeiffer of
Temperance, MI, riding ELTON (Belgian Warmblood: Elton - Palma
Christi), and Charlie Jayne of Elgin, IL, riding CHAMPION finished in
third with 16 faults.
The BET/USAE National Junior Jumper Championship is considered a USA
Junior Olympic - Equestrian Event and, as such, the top three teams
received Gold, Silver and Bronze Junior Olympic Medals. The name of the
winning team is inscribed on the Frances Newbill Rowe Memorial Trophy,
named in honor of the top jumper trainer of the 1960's and 1970's.
Winning team riders were awarded keeper trophies and both the team and
individual winners received Triple Crown Custom awards blankets and
custom boots from Der-Dau.
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