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Candids of the Week

West Wind Stabled closed out the NC State Championship with seven tricolor rides on Saturday night.  Two of those wins came from Peter Cowart’s ride aboard Camille’s Undulata Pressure in the Five-Gaited Jackpot while Kim won the Three-Gaited Jackpot with Annika Bruggeworth’s Sir Silver Knight.

The Carolina Cup Equitation Championship was held at the NCSC.  For the second year in a row Sydney Beason (l) won the $500 scholarship and the reserve championship title while Carey Cosgrove (r) claimed the tricolor.  Coley Lane Shiflet (center) was recognized as the first Mighty Rider Equitation Challenge winner.

Charlotte Kurtz and Stonecroft Me First won the Western Country Pleasure Championship at All American Classic under the direction of Cardinal Farms.

Johanna Kapioltas rode Christine DAAE to win the ASR Two-Year-Old Park Sweepstakes at All American Horse Classic for the Hensler family’s Horizon Saddlebreds.

Anna Grace Whitworth debuted with Mystery Magic at the NCSC sweeping the 14-17 show pleasure division under the Boones Farm banner.  She was joined by her mom Tammy who was reserve in the Amateur Three-Gaited class with CH Mega Star. 

Uptown Chatter and Jade Woods were congratulated by trainers Rob and Stefanie Kritzler after winning the Junior Exhibitor Show Pleasure Championship at Iowa Fall Classic. They also won the 14-17 qualifier. Woods debuted Rocky Bay in Country Pleasure Driving for the first time, winning the championship and the Youth Challenge qualifier for Julie Witthoff. Witthoff won with him in the Denver Junior/Novice qualifier.

Highland Stables trainer Lesely Stucker celebrates with Lesley Stucker after she and Another Way won the Western Country Pleasure qualifier at Iowa Fall Classic. The team also won the S&B Shatner class and then came back to win the Western Country Pleasure Championship as well.

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