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Candids of the Week

With Chase Farm’s assistant Morgan McKenney, HIllcroft Claret and Madeline Capodilupo returned to the tack room with the UPHA Chapter 14 Spring Premiere Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited Championship.

It was a proud moment for Beverly Shiflet as she walked with her daughter, Taylor, to the warm-up ring at JD Massey. In her return to the show ring,  Taylor showed Callaway’s Paisano to top ribbons in the adult country pleasure division.

Casey McDonald Douglass and TRE Someday won Chapter 14 Spring Premiere’s Morgan Amateur/Junior Exhibitor Park Saddle Championship.

The Schaffel Family had a successful JD Massey with Marty winning with Iamnotacow and Zoe capturing titles with Hello Bombshell, Mr. Lucky Man and Wrapped In Chocolate. 

Austin Grace Bentley drove the game Little Big Town to double wins in the junior exhibitor road pony division at the ETSA Spring Classic Horse Show. This team is fresh of wins at Pro-Am. Austin Grace, also known as A.G. is experiencing a lot of new challenges this year and she is handling them with style and grace. It is her first year driving a pony and also her first year cantering. She showed she could do both with class as she won with her pony and also won both the Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited Show Pleasure classes with Chosen Man. A.G. rides with Janet Crampton at Burnscroft Farm.

At the ETSA Spring Classic Horse Show Beth Bidon won the Amateur/Junior Exhibitor Five-Gaited Stake with Any Night for owner Barbara Hendrickson. This duo is expertly trained by Anne Neil at Blythewood Farm.

At the ETSA Spring Classic Horse Show Stella Ross was all smiles with trainer Jennifer Fernambucq of Heathermoor Farm after their win in the OTAB Walk/Trot Junior Exhibitor class for owner Anthony Fox.  

Lynda Freseth drove CH Our Brilliant Belle to win Wednesday evening’s Ladies Fine Harness class at River Ridge Charity for owner Priscilla Gise.

Madeleine Hale rode Undulata’s Blue Light Special to win the Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure 14-17 class Thursday evening at River Ridge under the direction of Reese and Erin Richey.


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