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Candids of the Week

Melissa Morrell directed Nancy Andreano and Miles Of Fortune to Reserve World Champion Classic Pleasure Driving honors on Saturday afternoon of the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show Show.

Steve Wheeler and I’m A Blues Man closed out the Southern Saddlebred Fall Finale as the Five-Gaited Jackpot Stake Champions for Holt Oaks Farm.

Lewis Eckard showed American's Dream Cheque to the win in the Open Three-Gaited Park Stake at the Dallas Fall Classic horse show, for owners Tim and Bobby Hughes.

Skylar Rueff (right) and Carver Semans shared a moment after their success in the Junior Exhibitor Park Championship at Alabama Charity. Skylar was the champion with It's Aerosmith and Carver was reserve with Leatherwood's Colors Up.

Helen Rich and her Fell Pony Dream Hayvin' Double Agent won the Open Breed Pleasure Driving Championship and Carriage Driving Turnout class at Southern Saddlebred Fall Finale under the direction of Nichole Horsley-Jansen for The Fiver. Helen Rich and Ali DeGray sponsored the Friday night exhibitor’s party as well as complimentary beer and wine each evening of the show.

Elizabeth Kuykendall and 21-year-old Heartland Dynasty were the Hackney Pleasure Driving Pony Reserve Grand Champions and reserve champions from Clover Leaf Stables. Trainers Bill and Lisa Waller put them in the ring at Southern Saddlebred Fall Finale.


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