Ashley Holzer Rides Arthur in Debut Grand Prix Freestyle to Win Ottawa CDI3*

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Ashley Holzer and Arthur. © 2016 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Ashley Holzer and Arthur. © 2016 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 22, 2016–Ashley Holzer rode Arthur to victory in the Ottawa Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday, the first Big Tour musical performance for the pair.

The New York City-based rider and the 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding scored 73.625 per cent for the win. This was the third show for the pair since Ashley began competing Arthur at CDI Big Tour in Wellington, Florida less than two months ago.

Megan Lane on San D’Or was second on 72.257 per cent. Megan and San D’Or, an 10-year-old Dutch gelding was in only their second CDI Grand Prix.

Jacqueline Brooks on D Niro was third on 69.875 per cent.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle
E: Nivelle – GER H: Ebert – GER C: Clarke – UK M: Whitham – CAN B: Tubman – CAN
RIDER Nat. HORSE E . H . C . M . B . Total Pl.
Holzer, Ashley CAN Arthur 73.125 73.125 75.125 76.250 70.500 73.625 1
Lane, Megan CAN San D’Or 72.375 70.500 71.750 73.875 72.875 72.275 2
Brooks, Jacqueline CAN D Niro 70.250 68.250 73.000 70.250 67.625 69.875 3
Mortimer, Esther GUA Diamond Geezer 69.125 67.000 70.125 70.750 65.375 68.475 4