Welcome to Lori Novick and her two horses “Rise ‘n Shine” (Charlie – pictured above), an 11-year-old Thoroughbred gelding and “Worthy” (Louie – pictured below) a 12-year-old Oldenberg gelding. The threesome is a welcome addition to the Chestnut Hill team and look for them in the Adult Amateur ring. Welcome Lori and your two lovely mounts!
Congratulations to Caroline Robbins on the purchase of “Mac,” a 9-year-old Welsh pony gelding. This duo brought home a reserve championship in the Children’s Pony Hunter division at their first show together. Their second showing netted a championship in the Pony Equitation and reserve championship in the Pony Hunter divisions. Thank you to Samantha and Stacy Schafer for this gorgeous and talented pony (seen here enjoying his well-earned lunch).
Chestnut Hill riders met the challenge at Pebble Beach, turning in several solid performances. They included: India Graham and her new mount, Chlarissa, bringing home a Reserve Championship in the Children’s Hunter 17 & Under division, along with blue ribbons in the THIS National Children’s Medal, and the PCHA Horsemanship 14 & Under Medal. Caroline DeMoss and Lucky Mushroom won the exciting $2,500 Junior Derby Hunter Chase along with red ribbons in the THIS National Children’s Medal, the PCHA Horsemanship, and Hudson & Company Medals. Lucie James and her mount, Helicon Fiesta were Champions in the Canter Cross Rail and Reserve Champions in the Trot Cross Rail Hunter and Trot Cross Rail Equitation divisions. Sandy James and Chicago won the USEF Adult Equitation, and Tylor Nowell and Canterbury Brightlight were Champions in the Medium Pony Hunter, Pony Equitation and 2nd in the Horse & Hound Pony Medal. For a complete list of results, click on “Results” in the navigation bar. Congratulations to all!
Congratulations to India Graham on the lease of Chlarissa, a 10 year old, 16.2 hand warmblood mare. The newly matched pair won the PCHA Horsemanship 14 & Under class at their first horse show together last weekend in Pebble Beach! Look for more of India and Chlarissa in the equitation and medal divisions. Thank you to Sue Lightner for this lovely mare.
Chestnut Hill completed two very successful weeks at Woodside, starting with the Spring Preview. Among the many highlights were Ashley Delgado and her new mount, Posh’s championships in the Pony Hunter and Pony Equitation divisions, along with a win in the USEF Pony Medal. Caroline Robbins and her new mount, Right on Time were reserve champions in the Children’s Pony division. Gwen McLaughlin and Capito brought home two tri-color reserve championships in the Children’s Hunter 13 & Under and Equitation 11 & Under divisions. Grace McLaughlin and Santo won the Carousel and Horse and Hound medals, as well as a reserve championship in the Equitation 15 – 17 division. The team also brought home championships in the Pre-Green, Children’s Hunter 14 – 17, Modified Open Hunter, Adult Amateur 36 – 40, and 50+ divisions.
The winning continued during the Spring Classic, with five medal wins: NorCal 3′, Pickwick, Taylor Harris and Ariat, and four championships: First Year Green, Children’s Hunter 14 – 17, Adult Amateur 36 – 49 and Pony Hunter. Check out a complete listing by clicking on “Results” in the navigation bar!