USA Young Riders at Hagen, Germany Nations Cup–Photos by Lily Forado for dressage-news.com

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June 14, 2018

The United States Young Rider team competed in the Nations Cup in Hagen, Germany Thursday, showing in Europe as part of a program sponsored by Discover Dressage to give American youth riders experience against the best in the world.

The U.S. team comprised Ben Ebeling, 18 years old of Moorpark, California and Behlinger, a 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding owned by Amy Roberts Ebeling, Ann Romney and Elizabeth Meyer; Callie Jones, 19, of Henderson, Kentucky and Don Philippo, her 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding, and Anna Weniger, 19, of Apex, North Carolina and Don Derrick, 14-year-old American-bred NRPS gelding owned by Dawn Weniger.

The team, with George Williams as chef d’equipe, placed sixth, with the two highest scores counting.

Anna Weniger and Don Derrick placed 13th individually on a score of 67.794 per cent. the highest placed American. © 2018 Lily Forado

 

Ben Ebeling on Behlinger was 15th individually on 67.108 per cent. © 2018 Lily Forado

 

Callie Jones on Don Philippo were awarded 65.490 per cent. © 2018 Lily Forado