Two-time Paralympian Roberta Sheffield recorded successful results at the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) CPEDI3* at Tryon Fall Dressage 3 held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center from Oct. 26-29, 2023. Sheffield opened the weekend aboard Delilah, an 11-year-old Hanoverian mare owned by Gail Worgan, in the Grade III Grand Prix A Test with a score of 72.000%.
Sheffield, who resides in Lincolnshire, ENG, won the Grade III Grand Prix B test, posting a score of 73.389% and would conclude the weekend a day later with a score of 78.222% in the Grand Prix Freestyle.
Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove, BC traveled north from Florida to compete with her own and Tokyo Olympics mount Sandrino (sired by Spirit of Westfalia), an 11-year-old Westphalian gelding. The five-time Paralympian competed in the Grade III division, posting scores of 67.389% in the Grand Prix A, 67.167% in the Grand Prix B and concluded the weekend in the Grand Prix Freestyle with a score of 75.700%.
In the FEI Grade I division, Jody Schloss of Toronto, ON, started the weekend in the Grand Prix A Test, posting a score of 68.819% aboard her own Lieutenant Lobin (Lobster x Fanal Prydsholm), a 19-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding. Schloss also competed on her own El Colorado, a 14-year-old Dutch warmblood gelding, posting a score of 65.208%.
A day later, Schloss would guide both mounts to scores of 71.180% with Lieutenant Lobin and 69.792% with El Colorado in the Grand Prix B Test. The duo of El Colorado and Schloss would conclude the weekend with a score of 72.945% in the Grand Prix Freestyle.
Other notable CPEDI3* performances from this weekend include:
In the CPEDI3* Grade IV division, Joelle Trudeau of Hudson, QC, earned scores of 63.611% in the Grand Prix Test A, 61.712% in the Grand Prix Test B and 69.700% in the Grand Prix Freestyle aboard her own Sinclair, a 15-year-old Canadian warmblood gelding.
Also in the Grade IV division, Kyla Sorensen of Waterdown, ON, and her own Gandalf (Gid Up Winchester x Radjah Z), recorded scores of 63.102% in the Grand Prix Test A, 64.004% in the Grand Prix Test B and 67.425% in the Grand Prix Freestyle.
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