Jaimey Irwin (CAN) and Lindor’s Finest.
Gothenburg, Sweden – April 23, 2013 – PhelpsSports.com has made it easy to keep up with all the 2013 Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Final action this week in Gothenburg, Sweden, just by liking the new PS Dressage Facebook page and following the PS Dressage Twitter account. Both Facebook and Twitter will feature up-to-the-minute news and photos straight from Sweden, providing an inside look at the elite horses and riders set to square off for the title.
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The FEI World Cup Dressage is a series of competitions at the FEI Grand Prix level, comprising qualifying events (CDI-W) with the Final this week in Sweden. The Grand Prix de Dressage will be held on Thursday, April 25, and the Grand Prix Freestyle is scheduled for Saturday, April 27. The winner of the musical freestyle will claim the World Cup title.
The North American League is being represented by Canadians Jacqueline Brooks on D Niro and Jaimey Irwin on Lindor’s Finest. Both riders competed extensively in Wellington this winter to earn their qualifying scores and the chance to ride in Sweden.
Other riders include Denmark’s Sidsel Johansen on Schianto and Anna Kasprzak on Donnperignon, and Germany’s Helen Langehanenberg on Damon Hill NRW, Kristina Sprehe on Desperados FRH, and Isabell Werth on Don Johnson FRH. Italy’s Valentina Truppa will ride Fixdesign Eremo del Castegno. Also competing are The Netherlands’ Marles Van Baalen on BMC Miciano, Adelinde Cornelissen on Jerich Parzival and Edward Gal on Glock’s Undercover.
Norway’s Lillann Jebsen will ride Pro-Set and Russia’s Tatiana Dorofeeva will compete on Khorovod. Switzerland will be represented by Marcela Krinke-Susmelj aboard Smeyers Molberg and the home country of Sweden will be cheering for Patrik Kittel on Watermill Scandic HBC, Minna Telde on Santana, and Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfvén on Don Auriello. The Ukraine’s Inna Logutenkova and Vian Stallone round out the list of 18 competitors from 10 countries.
To keep up with all the 2013 Reem Acra FEI World Cup action, be sure to like the PS Dressage Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PSDressage and follow PS Dressage on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PSDressage. Go to PhelpsSports.com and click on the Dressage tab for further coverage.
Sue Weakley for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International