Sunday, October 23, 2011

2011 Waredaca Horse Trials


It's been the very rare occasion to go eventing in beautiful weather the last few months, but Waredaca HT in Maryland turned out an especially beautiful event with perfect conditions. At the moment I've got the best group of young up-and-coming horses that I've ever had; all of them progressing well in their training and showing plenty of potential for the future. This weekend, all of the horses jumped well, many of them finishing with strong results.

Open Preliminary A
Crackerjack, owned by Lucy Boynton, 3rd
Merging, owned be Laurie Cameron, 6th

Open Prelimimary B
Partyboy, owned by Fernanda Kellogg and Nick Myers, 6th

Open Training
Steady Eddie, owned by George and Gretchen Wintersteen and Denise Lahey and Pierre Collin, 6th

Training Horse
Krugerrand, owned by Manny and Dana Diemer, 2nd
Rhicochet EDF, owned by Lisa Samoylenko, 9th
New Cadet, owned by Anne Hennesey, 12th

Novice Horse A

Sophia Fab, owned by Laurie Cameron, 5th

Novice Horse B
Brewster, owned by Katie and Cuyler, 2nd
Quinn Himself, owned by Bonnie Stedt, 4th

Beginner Novice Horse
Waranga W, owned by Amy Lindgren and Boyd Martin, 1st

A special mention must go to the beginner novice horse champion, Waranga. This is a horse I bred in Australia and co-own with long term supporter Amy Lindgren. Waranga looks to be a very exciting horse with his first start and it was great to see Amy in the winner's circle again after having a challenging year with her French horse, Minotaure du Passoir, who has had colic surgery due to the Memorial Day barn fire.

Lastly, I want to give the whole Team USA a big thumbs up for ripping it up at the Pan-Am Games in Mexico! It was an awesome performance by every single member of the team!


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