This past weekend was a resounding success at two different VHSA shows. At Foxchase Farm, Alaina Rhee won the VHSA Children’s Medal on Mandalay Bay. Annie Thompson rode Cheers to some excellent ribbons in the Benefit and Working Hunters. Catherine Messerly and Carolyn Campbell rode Heart and Doc respectively to success in the Student, Low, Unrestricted and Children’s/Adult Hunters. At Red Gate Farm, Aimee Baldillo and Perfect Alibi had a clean sweep of the Children’s/Adult Hunters. Sydney Hess and Close Kin swept the Pony Pleasure division (they were also Reserve Champion in the Young Entry Equitation). Emma Hess and Blackberry Storm were Champion in the Young Entry Equitation. Emma Cummings was Champion in the Short-Stirrup Equitation Division with Heart. Karl Nobert and Cartel were Reserve Champion in the Green Hunter division. Casey Schmitz won the VHSA Pony Equitation and won good ribbons in the Pony Hunter. Ali Anderson and Top Gun and Sarah Rexroad and Anything Goes placed well in the Children’s/Adult Hunters. Kate Murphy showed Doc to second place in the VHSA Children’s/Adult Equitation (with some good ribbons in the hunter classes, too). Cameron Schmitz won a Young Entry Equitation class with her new pony, Catch My Kisses. What a great weekend! Congratulations to all our riders!
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