CDI Hagen - Ebeling, Harding Represent US

For Immediate Release
Thursday, May 12, 2011

Fresh from the Reem Acra/FEI World Cup Dressage Final, Jan Ebeling and Shawna Harding headed to CDI Hagen with their World Cup horses, Rafalca and Come On III. Ebeling led the charge for the U.S. finishing fifth in the Grand Prix on a score of 70.872%. Ebeling commandeered an excellent performance out of Ann Romney's mare, and received four 8s on his riding. The pair was then eighth in the Grand Prix Freestyle on a score of 73.875%. Laura Bechtolscheimer, Great Britain's Silver medalist from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, was invincible with Andretti H, easily winning all four Grand Prix classes at the competition. She also won the Grand Prix for the Special and the Grand Prix Special convincingly with her WEG veteran Mistral Hojris. Shawna Harding showed the benefits of her first World Cup Final experience, finishing 14th in the Grand Prix for the Special with Come On III. The pair received high marks for their lateral work and was rewarded with a score of 68.043%. In the Grand Prix Special, they scored 66.396%.

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