Sterling Graburn Leads After Dressage Phase at USEF National Single Horse Championship at Katydid
Lexington, KY - An exciting day of dressage in Aiken, SC, showcased some of the very best in the U.S. vying for USEF National Single Horse Championship honors at the Katydid CDE.
After all but one of 19 horses passed inspection - Wilson Groves' UVM Worthy was deemed unfit to compete - Sterling Graburn (Georgetown, KY) drove to the lead in Friday's dressage competition phase, on a score of 43.09. Kate Shields (Middleburg, VA) was in second on a score of 45.87 followed by Olof Larsson (Ocala, FL) who finished on a score of 46.72.
A fairly new event in the growing driving community of Aiken, this marks the first USEF National Championship held at Katydid.
The drivers will now turn their focus to Saturday's marathon which begins at 9 a.m. ET.
Complete results are available at: http://drivingnews.us/results/results2011/Katydid/KD11-Dressage100.pdf.
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