~2016 COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS~
Congratulations team JMD on a fantastic weekend at the Woodside Finale! Edison and Jaclyn were superstars at 3rd level scoring up to 68%. River was unbelievable schooling with Jaclyn and is ready to show next weekend. Skye and Klickitat rocked their 4th level tests scoring as high as 66%! Shannon and Cleo cleaned up at training level! Honey and Johnny schooled with Jennifer and were so good, both have come so far. Jeremy(FOR SALE) schooled cross country with Shannon on Sunday and was a superstar, afterwards he competed in the JK show (his first show ever) and was 7th out of 30 in his the Cross Rail Hunters! Thanks to Riley for all of her hard work, we couldn’t do it without her!
Congratulations Jaclyn and Edison on coming in 2nd and recieving a beautiful vase in the Woodside Finale 3rd level Championship class!
Congratulations team JMD on a successful Jr Championships! Hannah and Lazio were the Training Level Champions with a 74%. Chengzi and Jackson were 3rd in at Training Level with a 70%. Jordan and Rosantos were 5th at 3rd Level scoring a 69%. Rachel and Fabrizio came in 6th at 3rd Level scoring a 65%. Our Training Level team made up of Hannah, Chengzi and Marieke finished 3rd. Skye and Klickitat had a great ride at 4-1 on Friday and rode like a star in her lessons all week. Thank you Team JMD for helping each other out and making this weekend a success. Jaclyn, Jeanette and I could not be more proud of everyone and their horses.
Woodside Summer Dressage was a success for all! Rachel Gaines and Jordan Yankton both improved their scores on 3rd level test 3. Jordan finished the weekend as Reserve Champion upper level Jr/Yr! Jaclyn and Edison had some of their best rides at 3rd level test scoring up to 69% and ending up Reserve Champion upper level. Chengzi and Jackson were superstars pulling 70s at training level winning Champion lower level Jr/Yr. Hannah and Lazio made their debut at 1st level and were superstars!!! Cynthia and So What made huge improvements on there 4th level test 3. Jennifer and Honey went to school for the weekend and are so excited for their next outing! Thanks to Riley and Carla for making sure that everything goes round We could not be more proud of everyone on team JMD!!!
Golden State Dressage went wonderfully! Chengzi and Jackson were superstars making huge inprovements throughout the weekend scoring up to 67% at training level. Edison and Jaclyn debuted at 3rd level winning both of his classes! Great job girls!
Woodside Spring Dressage was a huge success for team JMD! Rachel Gaines and Fabrizio finiched the weekend with a 68% at 3rd level. Rachel was also the upper level reserve high point Jr for the weekend! Chengzi and Jackson debuted at training level with a very successful first show scoring 69%! Hannah and Lazio Z were superstars finishing the weekend with a 69% at Training level. Cynthia and So What met us at the show and were wonderful scoring 68% at 4th Level. Congratulations team JMD and thank you Riley for all of your hard work, we couldnt do it without you!!
Jaclyn Meinen Dressage is proud to anounce that March has been an exciting month! Starting with the sale of three sale horses within two weeks of being on the market! We are also proud to anounce our new sponsor, N2 Saddlery!
Congratulations Rachel Gaines on earning your bronze metal! You and Fabrizio make such a good team! Everyone at Jaclyn Meinen Dressage is so proud of you!
Golden State Dressage March Mania! We are so proud of team JMD! Jaclyn and Edison, owned by Guillaume Cottarel made their debut at 2nd level and were superstars. Jaclyn also rode Efisio owned by Tammy Gollotti in his first show. Jennifer rode Hossana, owned by Jeanette Mitchell in her first show. Hannah Lee and Lazio Z were super, this year is going to be a fun one for you two, thank you Marie Meyers for finding such a great horse for Hannah. Rachel Gaines made her debut at 3rd level on her horse Fabrizio (FOR SALE), we are so proud of her. Jordan Yankton made her debut at 4th level on her horse Rosantos, we could not be more proud of how all of our horses and riders did. Thank you everyone who supports us. Thank you Marie Meyers Dressage for finding us such wonderful horses. Thank you Nathan Zacharias for doing such a great job with their feet. Thank you Jordan for all of your hard work! last but not least we want to thank our sponsors, N2 Saddlery, Custom Saddlery, Cavalor Feed, Equifuse Hair Products and KEP Helmets.
~2015 COMPETION HIGHLIGHTS~
Congratulations Team JMD on a successful show season!
Congratulations to JMD client Jenna Driscoll and her mare Libby, who won the USDF 2015 Junior/Young Rider Award – Training Level Hanoverian. Thank you to Marie Meyers for finding this amazing mare. We are all looking forward to her future with Jenna!
Congratulations to Jaclyn and Edison, scoring over 70% on Sunday at Osierlea Dressage! Congratulations to Rachel and Fabrizio, scoring 66% at Second Level!
Congratulations to team JMD at the 2015 Great American/USDF Region 7 & California Dressage Society Championships!! Jordan N. Yankton and Rosantos were Jr/Yr Reserve Champions in both CDS and USDF at 1st level with an average of 72%! Rachel Gaines finished the weekend in 5th with a 66% for Jr/Yr USDF and 6th with a 65% for Jr/Yr CDS at 1st level with her horse Fabrizio. Jenna Driscoll and her mare Herbstliebe finished the weekend off 5th with a 65% for Jr/Yr CDS and 3rd with a 66% in Jr/Yr USDF for Training level. She also competed in JR/YR Dressage Seat Equitation finishing with a 79.5%. Lisa Malinowski’s mare Gem Grenat was such a good girl finishing the 4yr old futurity with a 65%!
Jaclyn and Jennifer took Edison and sale horse Butterfly Kisses to Yarra Yarra in pleasenton. Edison, ridden by Jaclyn was such a good boy for his first time out! Butterfly Kisses, ridden by Jennifer was a very good girl as well, scoring a 70% at first level.
Woodside Dressage: Congratulations to Jennifer McCormick and Lisa Malinowski’s Gem on their very first show at Woodside Dressage today! An amazing success with scores up to 77% at Training Level!
CDS Jr Norther Junior Championships were a huge success! Congratulations to the Champions of Jaclyn Meinen Dressage! Jordan Yankton and Rosantos had an average score of 70% and are the First Level 14-17 Champions! Jenna Driscoll and Libby are the Training Level 13 and under Champions as well as the overall high score leaders with an 87%! Rachel Cohen and Butterfly Kisses are the Pony Club First Level Champions! Way to go ladies!
Jeanette’s student Sandee Carleson and her Morgan Frankie, debuted at first level at the Mother Lode Morgan Horse show at Rancho Murrieta. Congratulations to Sandee! Thank you to Jeanette for the amazing training of this pair.
Congratulations to the JMD team for another successful show at Woodside Summer Dressage. Jordan Yankton and Huey had their debut at 3rd level, with scores to 70% and a brand new USDF Bronze Medal. Jenna Driscoll and her mare Libby cleaned up at Training Level with all blues and scores up to 71%. Keira Pride and Wall-E showed for the first time together at 3rd level with all blues and scores up to 69%. Lisa Malinowski and Brad had their 4th level debut with scores improving throughout the weekend. Emily Gilles and Marieke Sillevis Smitt both showed at training level with solid tests in the mid 60’s. Way to go team! And a special thank you to Marie Meyers for coming to coach the team at the show!
JMD client Jordan Yankton and her horse Rosantos (aka Huey) at the CNDC Dressage Derby last weekend. They had an amazing 2nd level debut, winning the class with a 66.97%! Congratulations to JMD client Jenna Driscoll and her mare Libby. They were awarded overall JR High Point at the Christiane Noelting Dressage Derby Series
Woodside Spring Dressage: Congratulations to the JMD dressage team! Many blue ribbons and amazing scores at the Woodside Spring Dressage Show last weekend. We are so proud of each of you for all of your hard work! The girls scored up to 72.7%, with eight horse and rider teams and three trainers! There were too many fabulous rides to list them all! Well done ladies!
Jaclyn and Jen’s clients had many successful rides at Yarra Yarra Dressage. The newest horse in the barn, Herbstliebe aka “Libby” and her junior rider/owner Jenna Driscoll made this their first show together. The mare was just purchased from Marie Meyers Dressage earlier this month. Libby and Jenna won their Training Level test Three class with an amazing 72.50%! Adult Amateur rider Tammy Golotti rode her own mare Artemis K to win the blue in the Training Level test One class with a 63.478%. Ariana Farsai had a very nice ride on Miss Encore at Training Level test One with a 62.423%. Junior rider Hannah Lee rode her own Marius K to a 63.3% in Training Level test Three.
The Jaclyn Meinen Dressage Team traveled to San Juan Capistrano for two weekends of Showing at Capistrano Dressage International and Festival of the Horse. The teams of horses and riders had two very successful shows! Elise Cutini with her new gelding, Prince. Their first show together, and Prince’s first time out at third level. They brought home many blue ribbons with scores in the high sixties! Congratulations to Rachel Gaines and Fabrizio who scored up to 69% at San Juan Capistrano! She and “Fabs” came home with too many blue ribbons to count! Congratulations to Jordan Yankton and Rosantos! Jordan was awarded the JR/YR High Percentage Award at Festival of the Horse. Jordan purchased “Huey” from Jaclyn Meinen Dressage and this was their first show together. Westbound and Jaclyn Meinen. They were amazing at San Juan Capistrano. Jaclyn showed Westbound for his first time at third level and scored into the high sixties! Superstars!
The Jaclyn Meinen Dressage team went to Yarra Yarra Ranch for a show. Jenna Driscoll rode her Westpahalian horse Placido in Training Level Test 3 with a score of 68.4%! Jenna and Placido won the large class, which was full of adult amateurs and open riders. Congratulations Jenna! Rachel Cohen showed her own Belgian Sporthorse, Butterfly Kisses, in First Level Test 1 with a score of 63.7% . Araian Farsai showed Miss Encore in Training Level Test 2, with a score of 64.8%.
The Jaclyn Meinen Dressage team traveled to Yarra Yarra Ranch in Pleasanton for the first show of the season. What a success! Tammy Gollotti rode Artemis K (AKA Lexi) in Tammy’s very first dressage show. They both did well and had a great time. Junior rider Rachel Gaines and her new gelding Fabrizio rode first level test one with a score of 65.5 %. Keira Pride and her Hannoverian gelding Westbound rode second level for the first time and received a first place with a score of 71.6%.