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Cheryl Innis and Prim Rose swept the amateur road pony division at the 25th Annual Connecticut Summer Classic.

Tyler Lampropoulos directed Nena Marlin and Callaway’s Four To Go to the Connecticut Summer Classic Five-Gaited Pleasure Reserve Grand Championship. It was Marlin’s first time showing a gaited horse.

Lisa Strickland and Callaway’s Beau Geste won the competitive Ladies Five-Gaited class at Shelbyville for Mary Ling. Strickland brought her group to show at Shelbyville for the first time in more than 15 years.

Nikki Rae Woodworth and As Predicted CH capped the 75th annual New England Regional by winning the East Coast Park Saddle Championship for owner Chloe Deeb.

Kathleen Shaver gives Colleen Wick a high five after Colleen won the Western Pleasure Junior Horse Championship with EN Temptation NKS on Saturday evening at the North Star Morgan Americana show.

Sharla Deuschle and Mastercraft’s Namesake LF waited in Mercer Cty Fair’s Hackney Pleasure Driving Championship lineup with trainer Lindsay Lavery heading. They earned the reserve grand championship.

Karen Frickey and Nobu were the Open Hackney Pony Champions from Frickey Farm.

Demi Bolton made faces for the camera and wasn’t nearly as enthused as her mom and trainer Liz Bolton when Marie Bellevue and Rapid Reward won the blue ribbon in the Junior Exhibitor Five-Gaited class at Shelbyville. Assistant trainer Theo Robinson helped direct them to the championship win as well.

Fire Run Farm's Amelia Kim and The Specialist had a great show at C-Fair with multiple wins in the 11 & Under Pleasure and Equitation classes.

Illinois State Fair is good to the Cooke Family! Jim Cooke wins the 13 & Under Three Gaited Show Pleasure class with Majestic He Said, Mike Cooke is reserve in the Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited Country Pleasure class with Jama Rose and Sara Cooke is the winner of the AHHS Youth Medallion Hackney Pleasure Driving Pony class with Finnagan Winnagan. The team trains under the Landmark Farm banner.

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