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Wes Bowling, Lauren Greenwald and Sena Bowling wrapped up a good week at Syracuse with Sena’s Five-Gaited Championship ride aboard You Can Kall Me Lucky for Saddlebred Rowe LLC.



CH Jessie Cole and Gretchen Halloran swept the junior exhibitor country pleasure division at the 1st annual UPHA Horsemen’s Classic held at the historical Sedgefield horse show grounds.



For the fourth consecutive year Heartland Fortune Maker was Syracuse’s Best Of Show winner. Bob and Lyric Phillips escorted owner/driver Faydelle Schott (c) to center ring to receive the award with Fortune Maker.


Jamie Volz of Parker Valley Farm, Parker CO congratulates Susan Ely and I’m Your Man Saturday night at Tanbark. Making his first trip to Tanbark a huge success, I’m Your Man won both the Junior Show Pleasure qualifier and the 18 & Over Show Pleasure Stake.


John Field rode Destiny’s Exquisite Lady to a nice top three finish in the Three-Gaited Stake at Shelby County Fair Horse Show for owner Karen Paverd.


Natalie Sams rode CH (SA) Nelmar Tango 4 Ever to win Shelby County Fair’s Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited Championship under the direction of Chad and Michelle Cole.



From Broadmoor, Holly Pugh Johnson topped Syracuse’s Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle Championship with Prada.

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