HEATH Ryan had plenty to smile about on Friday after taking out the major title at the 2013 Dressage With Altitude.
Ryan and Regardez Moi won the ThinLine Australia Grand Prix CDI three-star event at Orange’s Bradgate Park on Friday night.
Ryan and his ride posted a score of 68.851 per cent to claim the title.
Queensland’s Sheridyn Ashwood and Prestige VDL were second with a score of 66.170 per cent, which continued Ashwood’s goal of averaging more than 65 per cent this year.
Victoria’s Caroline Wagner was third on Tango V with a score of 65.553 per cent.
The CDI win topped off a great day for Ryan after he earlier won the Sportscamera.com.au Grand Prix (CDN) on board Utopian Cardinal with a score of 64.085 per cent.
NSW rider Alexis Hellyer on Waca W was second on 63.043 per cent, while Gina Montgomery and Rodrigo III were third with 62.043 per cent.
In Friday’s Orange Veterinary Hospital Intermediate 1 (CDI), Brett Parbery guided DP Weltmieser to a score of 69.579 per cent and the win.
Ryan was second on Johnny Depp with 66.605 per cent while Amanda Shoobridge was third on Ferrero Rocher with 65.868 per cent.
Katherine Farrell and Luxor 118 took out the Kingsland CDI-Y (Individual) with a score of 64.82 per cent.
Victoria Stuckey and Mayfield Miracle were second on 63.868 per cent.