Chestnut Hill riders earn top ribbons at HITS Thermal IV

Chestnut Hill riders brought home championships and reserves in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18 – 45, Short Stirrup Pony, Schooling Pony Hunter and Training Hunter divisions.  Ashely Delgado was third in the USEF Pony Medal and WIHS Pony Medal.  Blaire Kingsley and Gran Turismo were third in the National Child Medal, 4th in the Marshall & Sterling Child Medal, and sixth in the CPHA Foundation Equitation and PCHA 14 & Under Medals.  Grace McLaughlin and her new equitation mount Capito, placed third in the CPHA Child/Adult Medal.

Dressage clinic with Tanya Vik

Dressage rider and trainer Tanya Vik gave a two-day clinic to Chestnut Hill riders on February 2 and 3rd. Vik competed in the 2007 Intermediare Championships in Gladstone, NJ and recently earned a spot on the Developing Rider List for the USET. Clinic participants were given private one-on-one coaching, working on goals appropriate for their horse and ability. Pictured below: Tanya on her horse Divinity 3 at the 2007 Gladstone Championships. Tanya at Gladstone Championships on her horse Divinity 3