We had a very good show at the Mother’s Day Classic. It was a nice event and is always the kick-off to the Oregon Show Season.
Exposure was Champion First Year Green with Shelley and Champion Modified Children’s & Adult Hunter with Zizi at their first show together. The pair also won a class in the Adult Hunter Division.
Rendition was Champion in the Performance Hunter 3′3″ and Reserve Champion in the First Year Green with Shelley and was the mount for Lexie Grant’s tricolor in the 16-17 Equitation Division.
Kohala was Champion in the Small Hunter and Reserve Champion in the Performance Hunter 3′3″ with Shelley and was Champion in the Children’s Hunter with Stephanie.
Adam 12, ridden by Tara Niculescu, was Reserve Champion in the Small Hunter Division.
Night Song was Champion Pre-Green with Tara Niculescu and won the Adult Hunter Under Saddle and a Schooling Hunter Class with Erica Hass.
Shelley rode Black Pearl to the tricolor in the Large Hunter Division and to the Reserve Championship on a new sale horse, Snow Patrol.
Kantos and Jeff were Champion 1.10m Jumper whileChanel and Ali Majer were Reserve Champions in the High Children’s and Adult Jumpers.
Madison and Legatus won the USET (Madison has won the USET at Mother’s Day for the last four straight years), and the Flat Equitation 16-17.
Maggie Dennis, straight off of climbing Mt Baker, won the WIHS Jumper phase.
Vivian Keller and her young horse Swagger, won the WIHS Overall
Jeff won both 1.15 m jumper classes – one with Wiberra and the other with Cartiano Z.
Oz dominated the National Hunter Classic:
1st- Legatus owned by Merlin and Associates and ridden by Madison Cameron
2nd – Kohala owend by Stephanie Haralabatos and ridden by Shelley Campf
3rd – Swagger owned by Vivian Keller and ridden by Tara Niculescu
4th – Black Pearl owned by Kimberly Bruce and ridden by Shelley Campf
5th – Exposure owned by Alexandra Zell and ridden by Shelley Campf
6th – Snow Patrol owned by Ken Stovel and ridden by Shelley Campf
Madison made her “big class debut” on Wiberra and finished 6th.
Congratulations to everyone.