USA’s Alice Tarjan & Donatella Capture Wellington’s Lövsta Future Challenge Warmup Developing Grand Prix

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Alice Tarjan riding Donatella M to win Lövsta Future Challenge warmup Developing Grand Prix final. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 16, 2021–U.S. Developing Grand Prix Championship partnership of Alice Tarjan and Donatella M Friday won the Lövsta Future Challenge warmup competition for the Global Dressage Festival circuit final delayed from last year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Alice of Frenchtown, New Jersey and the 10-year-old Oldenburg mare were awarded 72.676% by the panel of five judges for the Intermediate II ahead of the final scheduled for Sunday at the Palm International Equestrian Center.

Alice, an adult amateur, and Donatella captured the American national title last fall.

Pablo Gomez Molina and Ulises de Ymas . © 2021 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Spain’s Pablo Gomez Molina, based in Wellington, was runner-up on Ulises de Ymas, 11-year-old P.R.E. gelding on 70.058%.

U.S. Olympic rider Jan Ebeling of Moorpark, California and Status Royal OLD, an 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding, were third on 69.940%.

Results:

Lövsta Future Challenge Int. II warmup for Developing Grand Prix Final

Judges: Janet Lee Foy Christof Umbach Debbie Rodriguez Agnieszka Majewska Cesar Torrente
Pl. Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 72.676 USA Alice Tarjan Donatella M 73.382 72.058 72.647 71.323 73.97
2. 70.058 ESP Pablo Gomez Molina Ulises de Ymas 72.058 67.5 69.852 69.705 71.176
3. 69.940 USA Jan Ebeling Status Royal OLD 70.588 71.029 70.735 69.117 68.235
4. 69.470 USA Susan Dutta Don Design DC 70.882 69.852 68.97 70.588 67.058
5. 68.999 GER Michael Klimke Harmony’s Diabolo 69.264 68.382 70.147 68.676 68.529
6. 68.558 CAN Pia Fortmuller Kartsevo Goldfinch 71.029 67.794 67.058 67.5 69.411
7. 63.323 USA Nancy Smith Damon’s Design 62.5 66.911 62.941 62.5 61.764