Alexandra Cain, 17, from Olney, MD, and Camille owned by Louna Primm, were judged the best in the North American League (NAL) Children's Hunter Final held at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. Their two round score of 161.50 gave them the top award and the coveted Laura Palmer Pickett Memorial Perpetual Trophy for 2016. Amateur rider Samantha Ruttura, from Lloyd Harbor, NY, and her 8-year-old horse Quinn, won the coveted NAL Adult Hunter Final. Their two round score of 167.0 garnered them the blue ribbon and the coveted Lisa A. H. Cudahy Perpetual Trophy.
Zone 2 Defends Title to Take Team Gold in Neue Schule/USEF Prix des States Team Championship at Pennsylvania National Horse Show
The team from Zone 2 took home the team gold for the second consecutive year with the best possible score to win the Neue Schule/ USEF Prix des States Team Championship and Individual Championship Phase II at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. Zone 4 won the silver and the bronze went to Zone 5.
The Equestrian Aid Foundation hosted Oktoberfest on Friday, October 14th at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). Exhibitors and local equine enthusiasts shared a festival spirit with pretzels, bratwursts and brews in hand. The evening raised funds to be distributed to those in the equestrian community in need of medical, healthcare, rehabilitation and essential expenses such as housing and food. The Foundation assists equestrians, other horse people and equine-related professionals who are suffering from catastrophic illnesses and injuries.
T.J. O'Mara was in disbelief after taking top honors in the Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Final, presented by Randolph College, at the at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. The 17-year-old Rumson, NJ, resident moved up from fifth to first to win the coveted title.
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The final day of competition took center stage at The Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International CCI in Fair Hill, Maryland. Sally Ike's show jumping course was big and forward riding in both the CCI*** and CCI** Fall Championships. Winning the USEF CCI*** Fall Championship with a double clear show jumping round was Marilyn Little with RF Scandalous. In the CCI** Fall Championship Jennie Brannigan was foot perfect in show jumping to hold onto her lead and was crowned as the USEF CCI** Fall Champion.