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Alexis Lewis drove Heartland Showboat, owned by Jackie Hammond, to a sweep of the Hackney country pleasure driving division at Indianapolis Charity Horse Show and showed under the direction of trainer Mindy Preston (l).

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Tasha Sandler Dunlop and CH The Cat Walk swept the five-gaited pleasure division at Indianapolis Charity under the direction of Todd Miles.



Megan Buckley and Indian Creek Broadway Joe were the Morgan Amateur/Junior Exhibitor Western Pleasure Champions and also won the western seat equitation class under the direction of Kurt Hufferd and Shanna Gish.

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Nancy Trent Crump showed two different entries under the direction of Andre’ Van Schalkwyk and won with both of them at Indianapolis Charity. She is pictured with King’s Lovebird after winning the Limit Country Pleasure class.

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Chuck Herbert showed Arrowhead’s Up All Night, a young stallion owned by Edward Elliott and bred by Melinda Moore, to win Indy’s UPHA Five-Gaited Classic.

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Barbara Vincent and Simple Kiss won the Master’s Five-Gaited Pleasure class under the direction of Julie Anne Wroble and then returned to take the yellow ribbon in the competitive Five-Gaited Pleasure Championship.

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Michelle Soule congratulates her daughter Isabel after she wins the Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited Championship at Devon Horse Show with Southern Tango. Soule rides with High Tail Farm LLC and this was their first trip to Devon.

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