Winning Combo: Sara Hassler on Harmony's Boitano in first Intermediare I
Hassler Dressage, now in Wellington, Florida for the winter season, is excited to present Sara Hassler with Harmony’s Boitano as they debut in the CDI Under 25 Grand Prix Tour at Wellington in the coming weeks. In 2019, at the Festival of Champions, the pair finished third in the nation in Intermediere I, and then at Dressage at Devon won all three CDI Small Tour classes.
Other exciting news: Scott Hassler’s long-time client, Sarah Lockman with Summit Farm’s First Apple and her team of horses are based with Hassler Dressage for the winter season. After winning the Individual Gold Medal and the Silver Team Medal for the United States at the Pan Am Games, Sarah and Apple will make their CDI Grand Prix debut at Wellington soon .
News Flash: On January 4, 2020 Sarah Lockman and First Apple made their debut in Wellington in Intermediere II on their way to Grand Prix with a huge win, with a score of 76.324%, given by retired FEI 5* Judge Lilo Fore at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center’s Stadium complex where the winter-long Global Dressage Festival begins next week. Lilo, according to Dressage Now, described the quality of the horse as “very extravagant.”’
Scott Hassler is also enormously pleased to bring Harmony’s Diamo Gold back into competition at Wellington in Intermediere I this season.
Hassler Dressage is grateful for all our wonderful clients and sponsors, and wish a healthy, successful season to all.
Scott Hassler, an internationally respected trainer, competitor and in-demand master clinician, is the owner and lead trainer of Hassler Dressage. Based at Riveredge in Chesapeake City, Maryland from April through November, and then in Wellington, Florida from December through April, Scott brings his lifelong experience training dozens of horses to the Grand Prix level and successfully competing nationally and internationally as both a rider and as a coach. In this photo Scott is competing with Harmony's Diamo Gold at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI in Wellington, Florida.
Sara Hassler, a successful competitor and trainer, is the assistant trainer for Hassler Dressage seen here on Harmony's Boitano. With Harmony's Boitano, Sara ended 2019 tied for Reserve Champion for Intermediare I at the national Festival of Champions, and by sweeping the three CDI small tour classes at Devon. In May 2019 the pair had their first win in a CDI Intermediare I in Canada receiving scores of 72+ and 73+ percent in a panel of 5 Olympic judges. Earlier in Wellington, Florida they finished second in their debut CDI small tour competition with scores above 70 percent and continued their successful winter tour always in the ribbons. A lifelong dressage rider in training with international trainers Scott and Susanne Hassler, she has also trained in Germany and in clinics with international trainers including Steffen Peters, Michael Klimke, and Ingo Pape.
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