WWU equestrian summer workers Heather Kruse and Krista Spencer to the
Centerline Dressage Classic Aug. 24-26, in Springfield, Ill.
season for many Midwest dressage riders, and the competition was fierce,” Pautz
said. “Nonetheless, both WWU riders excelled.”
Request (Paul), won both her classes (Third Level Test 3, the most difficult
test of the level), and earned her final scores for her USDF Bronze Medal. The
Bronze Medal is award by the United States Dressage Federation to riders who
earn at least two scores greater than 60 percent at First, Second and Third
this summer, which is a great accomplishment,” Pautz said.
(Tigger), also won both her classes, as well as scoring higher than all other
Fourth Level riders (juniors, amateurs and open riders), which earned her the
Fourth Level Championship.
levels before horse/rider pairs go on to compete at the International Levels.
Spencer had completed her Bronze Medal earlier this summer; her Fourth Level
scores from the Centerline show will count toward her Silver Medal, earned at
Fourth Level and Prix St. Georges.