Alice Tarjan Rides Home-Bred Gjenganger to USA 4-Year-Old Championship, Spain’s Pablo Gomez Molina & Easy Di Fonteabeti Ymas Take 5-Year-Old Title
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WAYNE, Illinois, Aug. 22, 2020–Alice Tarjan rode Gjenganger to the U.S. four-year-old championship title Saturday after placing second in the final competition to Marcus Orlob riding Alice’s Glory Day. Spain’s Pablo Gomez Molina on Easy Di Fonteabeti Ymas captured the five-year-old title.
Alice, 41, of Frenchtown, New Jersey and Gjenganger, a Danish Warmblood mare (Grand Galaxy Win T x Don Schufro), was scored 8.54 for second place in the final but with 8.84% in the first round was enough to claim the championship.
Marcus, 38, of Annandale, New Jersey, won the final on Glory Day on a score of 8.84. The result moved them up to reserve champion after placing third in the first round.
Marcus, who began riding for the United States in 2015 instead of his native Germany and coaches Alice, was also fourth on Flambeau behind Lindsey Holleger of Middletown, New York on MW Bodacious.
Easy Di Fonteabeti Ymas, registered in the United States that qualifies it to compete in the American young horse championships, was ridden by Pablo to become the five-year-old national champion after winning both the final and preliminary competitions.
The pair scored scored 8.07 in the final and 8.28 in the preliminary test.
Pablo, 26, competes horses for Cristina Danguillecourt and Yeguada de Ymas in the United States and Europe. Ymas has facilities in Wellington, Florida and Toledo, Spain.
Alice Tarjan on Summersby II, an Oldenburg mare (Sezuan x Sandro Hit), placed second on 8.04 and with the second place result in the preliminary became reserve champion. Summersby was reserve U.S. champion as a four-year-old.
Michele Bondy of Roy, Washington on Sonnenberg’s Kain scored 77.600% for third place.
|Judges:||C: Michael Osinski, Ulf Wadeborn, Heidi Berry, Jodi Lees|
|1.||88.400||USA||Marcus Orlob||Glory Day||88.4|
|3.||81.800||USA||Lindsey Holleger||MW Bodacious||81.8|
|6.||80.400||CAN||David Ziegler||Saladine STC||80.4|
|8.||79.600||USA||Shannon Stevens||San Sebastian||79.6|
|9.||79.200||USA||Nadine Schwartsman||Lucian BHS||79.2|
|10.||78.800||USA||Lindsey Holleger||MW Weissgold||78.8|
|12.||78.000||USA||Nadine Schwartsman||Floyd Edi||78|
|13.||77.800||USA||Kathryn Fleming-Kuhn||Rowena SW||77.8|
|15.||75.400||USA||Kaitlin Blythe||Leanora AOF||75.4|
|Judges:||C: Michael Osinski, Jodi Lees, Natalie Lamping, Ulf Wadeborn|
|1.||80.700||ESP||Pablo Gomez Molina||Easy Di Fonteabeti Ymas||81.2|
|2.||80.400||USA||Alice Tarjan||Summersby II||80.4|
|3.||76.200||USA||Marne Martin-Tucker||Lovely Leni||76.2|
|4.||76.200||USA||Rebekah Mingari||Killian TF||76.2|
|5.||75.400||USA||Michele Bondy||Sonnenberg’s Kain||75.4|
|6.||74.800||USA||Angela Jackson||Dionysus MF||74.8|
|13.||70.200||USA||Emily Brollier||Ynze fan Vels||70.2|
|EL.||USA||Angela Jackson||Royal Heiress|