Jaimey Irwin and Donegal V Capture Second Victory of the Week at 2017 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival  

Jan 29, 2017 - 10:49 PM
For Immediate Release

Kim Beaudoin for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.

Wellington, FL – January 29, 2017- Jaimey Irwin (CAN) and Donegal V captured another win on Sunday in the FEI Intermediate I Freestyle, presented by Chesapeake Dressage Institute, on the final day of week three, presented by U.S. PRE Association, at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF).

The circuit, which is held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC), in Wellington, FL, resumes February 9-12 with the CDI 5* presented by Diamante Farms; CDI 3*, presented by Wellington Equestrian Realty; and CDI 1*, presented by Engel & Völkers. The 2017 AGDF hosts seven CDI events, two CPEDI competitions, and national shows through March 25.

Week three concluded with a win for Jaimey Irwin (CAN) and Donegal V, a 2008 Dutch Warmblood gelding (Johnston x Remy x Gribaldi) owned by Team Irwin Supporters Group, in the FEI Intermediate I Freestyle, presented by Chesapeake Dressage Institute, with a score of 75.475%.

Jaimey Irwin and Donegal V

“He felt like he was dancing with the music which was a lot of fun, and I was really happy with him overall,” said Irwin, of Donegal V and his 80’s inspired Freestyle ride. “He felt really good today. I thought that it was a really nice ride.”

The pair earned another victory earlier in the week in the FEI Prix St. Georges – CDI 1*, presented by Chesapeake Dressage Institute.

Commenting on Donegal V’s future, Irwin said, “I’d like to do a few more of the small tour competitions this season, but he’s training and working toward the Grand Prix so ideally I’d like to try I-2 and then maybe Grand Prix at some point at the end of the season.”

Jaimey Irwin and Donegal V in their winning presentation with their groom Rachel Manshreck-Head, judge Carlos Lopes, Janet Richardson-Pearson of Chesapeake Dressage Institute, and Cora Causemann of AGDF.

Coming in second to Irwin was Nicole Levy (USA) and Floratina, a 2008 Hanoverian mare by Fidertantz, owned by Kate Sanders, with a score of 71.400%. Third place was awarded to Kathy Priest (USA) and Fredensdals Zig Zag, a 2008 Danish Warmblood gelding (Blue Hors Zack x Kristiansmindes Elektra xBlue Hors Don Scherzo) owned by Priest, with a score of 70.275%.

Later in the day Gabriela Stumpf (AUT) and Finally Love, a 2006 Oldenburg gelding (Farewell III x Winzerin x Harvard) owned by Stumpf, captured a win in the FEI Grand Prix for Adult Amateur – CDI AM, with a score of 63.980%. The FEI Young Rider Freestyle- CDIY, sponsored by Yeguada de Ymas, was won by Alexandra Meghji (CAN) and Rigo, a 2001 Hanoverian gelding (Rotspon x Winnepeg x Weltmeyer) owned byDiana Belevsky, with a score of 68.708%. Natalia Bacariza Danguillecourt (ESP) and Rihanna Ymas, a 2008 Brandenburger mare (Relius x Akira x Akzento) owned by Yeguada de Ymas S.L., saw victory in the FEI Junior Rider Freestyle- CDIJ, sponsored by The Axel Johnson Group, with a score of 71.167%.

Competition at AGDF resumes February 9-12 with the CDI 5* presented by Diamante Farms; CDI 3*, presented by Wellington Equestrian Realty; and CDI 1*, presented by Engel & Völkers. Next week at the AGDF show grounds, the $100,000 Land Rover Wellington Eventing Showcase will take place on February 3-4. For more information on that event, visit www.PBIEC.com. For more information and to see a full list of results from AGDF, please visit www.globaldressagefestival.com.

Final Results: FEI Intermediate 1 Freestyle CDI 1*, presented by Chesapeake Dressage Institute
Place, Rider, Nationality, Horse, Horse Information: Judge E%, Judge H%, Judge C%, Judge M%, Judge B%, Total %

1. Jaimey Irwin (CAN), Donegal V, 2008 Dutch Warmblood gelding by Johnston x Remy x Gribaldi owned by Team Irwin Supporters Group: 72.625%, 77.000%, 76.250%, 77.000%, 74.500%, 75.475%

2. Nicole Levy (USA), Floratina, 2008 Hanoverian mare by Fidertantz owned by Kate Sanders: 74.125%, 68.250%, 69.375%, 72.375%, 72.875%, 71.400%

3. Kathy Priest (USA), Fredensdals Zig Zag, 2008 Danish Warmblood gelding by Blue Hors Zack x Kristiansmindes Elektra x Blue Hors Don Scherz owned by Kathy Priest: 69.625%, 68.750%, 71.875%, 70.125%, 71.000%, 70.275%

4. Katharina Stumpf (AUT), For My Love, 2011 Hanoverian gelding by For Feeling x Escudine x Escudo I owned by Katharina Stumpf: 71.875%, 73.750%, 66.000%, 69.125%, 69.750%, 70.100%

5. Evi Strasser (CAN), Rigaudon Tyme, Oldenburg gelding by Rosano owned by Evi Strasser: 68.875%, 68.625%, 68.500%, 69.375%, 69.375%, 68.950%

6. Jessica Rhinelander (CAN), Dimanche, 2008 KWPN owned by Jessica Rhinelander: 66.750%, 68.375%, 69.500%, 70.125%, 66.750%, 68.300%

7. Jane Cleveland (USA), Monique, 2009 Danish Warmblood mare by Temptation x Kaprice x Matador owned by Jane Cleveland: 69.500%, 69.000%, 64.625%, 68.125%, 68.500%, 67.950%

8. Lindsay Kellock (CAN), Royal Prinz, 2001 Oldenburg stallion by Royal Diamond x Mystica x Dream of Glory owned by Teresa Simmons: 65.625%, 66.125%, 68.750%, 69.625%, 67.875%, 67.600%

Photo Credit: ©SusanJStickle. These photos may only be used once in relation to this press release with credit.

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