The Delaware Valley Combined Training Association (DVCTA) is excited to announce the winners of the Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Series.
DVCTA partnered with Nunn Finer in 2012 for a three year sponsorship of The Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Series to reward event riders for their consistent performance and riding excellence.
To qualify, riders competed in both the June 23, 2013 and August 25, 2013 DVCTA Horse Trials at Carousel Park, Wilmington, DE. Those Junior, Adult Amateur, Professional and DVCTA Member riders with the combined lowest score have been awarded an Optimum Time Watch, generously donated by Nunn Finer, for their event riding consistency and excellence.
A total of 280 competitors participated in the June 23, 2013 and August 25, 2013 DVCTA Horse Trials at Carousel Park. Of those, of those, 31 riders qualified by riding at both events. Competitors aged from 8 years old to 70 years old, and varied in experience from first time eventers to Advanced veterans.
Congratulations to the 2013 Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Champions:
- Junior Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Champion – Ada Plumb
- Adult Amateur Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Champion – Steve Berkowitz
- Professional Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Champion – Courtney Cooper
- DVCTA Member Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge Champion – Judy Thayer
“Nunn Finer is proud to support eventing organizations such as the DVCTA with programs that encourage riders to perform at their best, and the Nunn Finer Optimum Time Watch Challenge is a great example of how we seek to give back to the sport that has given so much to us,” said John Nunn, President of Nunn Finer. “Nunn Finer is committed to promoting all aspects of eventing and through these programs we can raise awareness and enthusiasm for participation in our sport.”
About Nunn Finer ®:
Founded in 1993, Nunn Finer® began as a manufacturer of tack and equipment for the Thoroughbred racing industry. With a reputation for high-quality and innovative products, Nunn Finer quickly expanded to serving all English riding disciplines, particularly the sport of eventing. Today Nunn Finer offers a wide selection of products for all horse owners and enthusiasts, with the DERMAfas® line of products for wound and skin care and M.O.S.S.™ for tack and leather care in addition to leather goods and protective boots. Nunn Finer strives to develop superior products that deliver value and convenience to horse owners. To learn more about Nunn Finer’s family of brands or to locate one of our authorized retailers, visit www.nunnfiner.com.
DVCTA is a dressage and combined training association with 280 active members in 2013, and is committed to providing riding enthusiasts with excellent local educational and competitive opportunities in the Delaware Valley. DVCTA was founded in 1965, and was a founding General Member Organization(GMO) of the USDF. Its members founded the celebrated Dressage at Devon and Chesterland 3-Day Event international competitions. In 2013 DVCTA organized and hosted the USDF/USEF recognized DVCTA Dressage at Fair Hill, two unrecognized DVCTA Horse Trials at Carousel Park June 23 and August 25, 2013 , numerous clinics, a dressage camp, six DVCTA Schooling Dressage Shows from March through September, and the DVCTA Championship Show Blue Goose Stable October 12, 2013.
More information can be found about the club, and about the DVCTA “Nunn Finer Optimum Times Watch Challenge Series” at www.DVCTA.org.