Jorst and Vitalis Eye Top Results at 2013 FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Source: USEF

Lexington, KY- Charlotte Jorst and Vitalis have travelled to Verden, Germany to represent the U.S. at the 2013 FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses this week. The talented pair will compete in the six-year-old division at the annual championship which hosts many of the of most promising young dressage horses from throughout the world.  The 2013 FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses will run August 7-11.

Jorst (Reno, NV) and Skagen Holding' Vitalis (Vivaldi x Tolivia/Donnerschwee) qualified to compete in Verden by way of a phenomenal performance at the 2013 Markel/USEF Young Horse Dressage Western Selection Trials. The talented Dutch Warmblood stallion scored an overall 9.192 after earning a 9.18 in the FEI Preliminary Test a 9.20 in the FEI Final  Test.


The six-year-old portion of competition at the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses gets underway on Thursday, August 8th with the Horse Inspection. Combinations will then contest the First Qualifying competition on Friday. Six-year-old competition comes to a close with Saturday's Small Final or Sunday's Final.

For the first time, the USEF has also invited five participants on a tour of the FEI World Breeding Championships for Dressage Young Horses. Learn more about the tour here.

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