WDAA IN THE MEDIA: Castle Rock woman is world champ in Western dressage

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Castle Rock woman is world champ in Western dressage

Frances Carbonnel grew up in Wyoming and has been riding since early age

For the fifth consecutive year, Frances Carbonnel of Castle Rock reigns as champion in the Western dressage world.

During the last week of September, Carbonnel participated in a musical freestyle competition, where she bade her horse to passage, piaffe and pirouette. In other words, her horse can dance professionally on command.

The 2017 Western Dressage World Championship Show in Guthrie, Oklahoma, held about 800 rides, but an 18-year-old Andalusian stallion named Esteban B and his 68-year-old rider stole the show as Carbonnel took home two world championships.

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