Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar Claim Winning Show Season

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Wellington, FL (April 21, 2015) – Grand Prix dressage rider Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar, a ten-year-old KWPN gelding (Cantango-Polin, Ferro) known as “Lonzie” and owned by Jane Forbes Clark, wrapped up an extremely successful show season at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Florida. The horse and rider consistently impressed the judges and fans in their first season in the big tour. Their exciting Grand Prix wins in the national arena as well as their CDI Grand Prix victories were proof the two are working their way to the top in high-performance dressage.

 

 

“This has been an exciting season in Wellington,” Bateson-Chandler said. “I had a very specific plan to gain ‘Lonzie’s’ confidence in the arena at Grand Prix.”

The duo competed in several Grand Prix classes at the national level, and when they consistently earned at or about a 70 percent, Bateson-Chandler decided it was time to step up to the international level.

“Even with how green he is, he managed two wins in the international arena—  which is no mean feat in this company,” she said. “He managed to get experience at all times of the day and in all weather − including a win under the lights!”

Bateson-Chandler said she and Alcazar could not have achieved their goals without the what does fluoxetine 20 mg look like ; learn where to buy pills without prescription – order fluoxetine online uk – buy everyday majority of of of 300 generic hiv. help of generous people and sponsors.

“We have had so much support from our personal team − especially Jane and my husband Carl,” she said. “We have also had incredible support from our sponsors: Draper, DSB boots, Samshield and— not least of all— Childeric USA. I honestly think I changed my horses’ life with generic dapoxetine online , approved canadian pharmacy, canada online pharmacy no prescription, fast delivery, all debit/credit cards accepted. our new saddle!”

Bateson-Chandler and her U.S. coach Debbie McDonald watched as Alcazar blossomed and began to trust his rider as they headed down centerline. The horse and rider will travel to the U.K. this month to work with Carl Hester and compete abroad.

The 39-year-old Bateson-Chandler was born order generic atarax online no prescription, only ce Hydroxyzine without prescription in the U.K., and moved to the U.S. in 1986 to be Robert Dover’s groom and assistant trainer. In 2008, she struck out on her own to begin her own training business.

 

 

She became a naturalized U.S. citizen, and in 2010, Bateson-Chandler represented the U.S. at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, aboard Nartan, also owned by Clark. As part of Team USA, the pair earned a fourth-place team finish and individually qualified for the Grand dec 21, 2006 – buy baclofen without prescription , i guess this means getting off my chair and following up on a few things. using the time and not the excuse  Prix Special. After Nartan’s retirement, she took over Alcazar’s ride from Dover. In 2014, they claimed the 2014 Adequan USDF Horse of the Year title for the Intermediaire II.

 

 

Bateson-Chandler owns KBC Dressage in Wellington, where she offers exceptional training, coaching, lessons, and clinics for horses and riders from the United States and Europe. She also offers scouting and prospect selection for clients seeking exceptional horses. Her experience at the international Grand Prix level offers riders a competitive edge— whether through coaching as an eye on the ground, bringing young horses up the levels, or campaigning seasoned FEI competitors. Learn more at www.kbcdressage.com.

 

 

 

 

Photo 1: Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar celebrate a winning Grand Prix season at the 2015 Adequan Global Dressage Festival

 

 

Photo 2: Katherine Bateson-Chandler and Alcazar collected impressive ribbons and prizes throughout the 2015 buy zoloft cheap . up to 70% off rx drugs. zoloft is used for treating depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd). generic zoloft price. Adequan Global Dressage Festival season (Photo courtesy of Katherine Bateson-Chandler)

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