Arlene Page’s Wild One, 2006 World Cup Finalist, Goes Into Retirement

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Arlene "Tuny" Page and Wild One at the 2006 World Cup Final in Amsterdam. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Arlene “Tuny” Page and Wild One at the 2006 World Cup Final in Amsterdam. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Oct. 1, 2014–Wild One that Arlene “Tuny” Page competed in the World Cup Final in Amsterdam in 2006 went into retirement Wednesday.

Wild One, a Hanoverian gelding (Wanderer x Gutenberg) now aged 18, was ridden by Tuny in national levels beginning in 2003 and in their Grand Prix career starting in 2005 included competitions in Europe and on both coasts of the United States.

Their last CDI was in May, 2012, but since then the horse has been competed by Greta Friesen, Tuny’s assistant trainer, in Wellington.

Ice Cup, the Danish-bred gelding  (Blue Hors Future Cup x Blue Hors Romancier) aged 13, went into retirement with Wild One, at Red Top Farm, a 200-acre retirement and rehabiltation center at Johnston, near Aiken, South Carolina. Ice Cup was competed by Tuny in national levels beginning in 2008 up to small tour in 2011.