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What happened to brentina?

What happened to brentina?

After many years spent at the Thomas family’s River Grove Farm in Hailey, Idaho, Brentina is now enjoying her golden years in the golden state of California. She lives year-round at In the Irons Farm, owned by Christi Sulzbach.

Is brentina alive?

Brentina, 29, is still alive today, enjoying her retirement with Christi Sulzbach at In The Irons Farm in Santa Barbara, California.

What is the brentina Cup?

The Young Adult ‘Brentina Cup’ Program, sponsored by the Thomases, was developed to support young, up-and-coming dressage competitors as they transition from Young Riders to the Senior Grand Prix. Even after the end of her competitive career, Brentina is still contributing to the American team.

Who is Alice Tarjan?

Alice Tarjan is an amateur rider already known for finding youngsters from videos but her training skills have achieved a level with the likelihood she will take four of her horses into the Grand Prix arena this year. Four horses at top sport would make her extremely rare in American dressage, in fact in most nations.

How do you qualify for NAYC dressage?

Dressage Information: Athletes are eligible to compete as Young Riders from the beginning of the calendar year in which they reach age 16 through the end of the calendar year in which they reach age 21.

Who does Alice Tarjan train with?

I look at it as a four-year plan.” Alice works with trainers Marcus Orlob and the Florida-based Danish Olympian Lars Petersen as eyes on ground to see things that she doesn’t and to do what she describes as “keep me honest.”

What is NAYC equestrian?

The FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for Dressage is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, ages 14-21. Young equestrians vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, show jumping, and eventing.

Where is NAYC dressage held?

Traverse City
The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is pleased to announce the riders that will represent the United States in the North American Youth Championships (NAYC) for dressage. The championships will be held August 9-15, at Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), in Traverse City, MI.

How old is Alice Tarjan?

41 years old
Alice, 41 years old, lives in Oldwick, New Jersey but is based in Florida in winter.

How do you qualify for NAYC?

NAYC: Rider must be between the ages of 14 and 18 years. CICOY: Rider must be between the ages of 16 and 21 years. Applicants must volunteer – Volunteer hours must include hours at the Annual Area VII Young Riders Benefit Horse Trials and need to be documented.

What age is a junior rider?

Junior Rider (J): An athlete is eligible to compete as a Junior Rider from the beginning of the calendar year in which he reaches the age of 14 until the end of the calendar year in which he reaches the age of 18.

How many Usdf regions are there?

nine USDF regions
The Great American/USDF Regional Dressage Championships program is designed to promote and recognize the pursuit of excellence by providing a showcase competition that meets established quality standards for riders within each of the nine USDF regions.