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Candids of the Week

Drew Taylor Hewitt made her debut aboard So Swank at the Shelby County Fair winning the Adult Five-Gaited Show Pleasure class.

Victoria Walz debuted with her new horse Jett Rink at Del Mar Charity Fair and won the Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited class under the direction of Anne Judd.

Scotty Bruggeworth gave his mom Annika a hug back at the Siren Song tack room. Annika won the Junior Fine Harness Stake with Best Show In Vegas and the Ladies Three-Gaited class aboard Famous Kiss at the Shelby County Fair.

Melinda Moore closed out the 153rd Shelby County Fair winning the Five-Gaited Stake aboard Sabotage.

Rachel Darrow and Paige Crowley went one-two in the Junior Exhibitor Western Pleasure Championship at Gold Cup, directed by Kelly Kraegel aboard Whispering Non Stop GCH and UVM Opportunity GCH.

Trainer David Blevins rode Gypsy’s Storm Warning for new owners Larry and Julie Witter to earn the Five-Gaited Reserve Grand Championship and Open Five-Gaited Reserve Championship at Del Mar Charity Fair.

Brian Chappell directed Ann Moro to the Shelby County’s Ladies Five-Gaited title with Just Plain George. 

Stephanie Brannan joined Sommer Justice after her win in the Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure Championship at the Shelby County Fair aboard G.V. Silver Oak.  The Windswept team also won the qualifier.  

Megan Buckley and Alexander McQueen swept both wins in the Junior Exhibitor English Pleasure division for the Indian Creek Farm banner.

Henry Reif’s new pony Regal’s Promoter LF won Del Mar Charity Fair’s Roadster Pony Championship  and open class with Bill Tomin showing.

Hanna Johnson greeted sister Ada Johnson after a tough win in the huge Saddle Seat Equitation Championship aboard King Lehr's Friar Tuck.

Priscilla Marconi and Graceful Surprise swept the show pleasure driving division at Del Mar Charity Fair and showed from Cherry Stables.

?(L-R), David Becker Jr., Greg Carstens and paddock master Eric Tasker had a chance to catch up at the out-gate at Del Mar Charity Fair.

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