Carly Taylor-Smith & Rosalut Win Thermal CDI3* Grand Prix on Personal Best Score for 1st Big Tour Victory
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THERMAL, California, Oct. 22, 2021–Carly Taylor-Smith and Rosalut NHF won the Desert Dressage CDI3* Grand Prix Friday on a personal best score for the pair’s first Big Tour victory.
Carly of Somis, California and the 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding scored 71.391% for the win. The previous best Grand Prix result was 68.413% posted in the pair’s debut Big Tour a year ago. The duo captured the U.S. Five-Year-Old Championship 2015.
Günter Seidel of Cardiff, California and Equirelle, a 12-year-old KWPN mare, placed second on 70.913%, also a personal best to beat their previous high of 70.413% set in April.
Jan Ebeling of Moorpark, California on Indeed was third on 68.587%.
CDI3* Grand Prix
|Judges:||Michael Osinski||Evi Eisenhardt||Irina Maknami||Katrina Wüst||Stephen Clarke|
|1.||71.391||USA||Carly Taylor-Smith||Rosalut NHF||72.174||69.239||69.348||71.739||74.457|
|4.||66.370||USA||Matthew Cunningham||Ribery 27||66.848||65||65.978||66.196||67.826|
|5.||64.370||USA||Shannon Peters||Disco Inferno||65.217||64.783||63.37||62.065||66.413|
|6.||61.435||USA||Tina Caldwell||Lagerfeld K||60.978||62.826||60.543||62.5||60.326|