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Dixie Cup 2005

CONYERS, Ga., - The Dixie Cup is billed as "The Champagne Show of the South". The hard work of its many volunteers have ensured that Dixie Cup exhibitors enjoy a full complement classes along with plenty of fun. This marked the fifth year since Saddlebred, Hackney Pony, Roadster and open classes were added to the 27 year old Dixie Cup Morgan Classic to form The Dixie Cup. In these five years, the show has seen its list of exhibitors grow by leaps and bounds.

The latest edition of The Dixie Cup took place on May 5 - 7 at the Georgia International Horse Park with exhibitors from throughout the southeastern states of Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee being joined once again by faithful Dixie Cup exhibitors from Broadmoor in Pennsylvania. In all over 300 horses competed in well-filled and competitive classes at this superb facility while their owners and trainers enjoyed the fine Southern hospitality offered at the Dixie Cup. The exhibitors from all breeds enjoyed the camaraderie and made many new friends and renewed acquaintances as the show went on.

Exhibitors and spectators were treated to nice Spring weather with a cool and cloudy start followed by a warm and sunny weekend in Conyers. The show featured two action-packed sessions a day plus a third session for academy on Saturday morning. In spite of some long days of showing, everyone still found time for visiting, working horses, golfing, shopping, and dining at many of the local restaurants or those in nearby Atlanta.

In addition to some world class competition in the show ring, Dixie Cup also featured many other highlights. Friday night featured the always lively Exhibitor's Party at the Cherokee Run Golf Clubhouse with over 300 in attendance sponsored by John and Amy Scott and Tall Tails Farm. The Dixie Cup Hall of Fame welcomed a most deserving new member as Barbara Goda added her name to the list of inductees. While it may surprise many that this could be accomplished without her knowledge, Barb was almost speechless when was asked to come forward to accept her plaque. James Hale Stables was a popular place prior to the Saturday evening session as everyone gathered to watch the Kentucky Derby thanks to a satellite dish. There were also numerous stable parties held during the show including several birthday celebrations, Cinco De Mayo parties, and pre-Mother's Day celebrations.

Dixie Cup has been conscious in its effort to make a difference. Its donations to and efforts on behalf of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Georgia Horse Council, and Georgia International Horse Park have certainly made a difference over the years. This year's show was held for the benefit of the Georgia Horse Council and Special Olympics Rockdale with many of their members in attendance during the show.

The triumvirate consisting of show co-chairs Barb Goda and Tony Lee along with show manager P.D. May were justifiably proud of this year's show and the strong support they have received from the ever-expanding list of Dixie Cup exhibitors. Rick Adams, Evelyn Anderson, Jim Beckemeyer, Jill Bertolani, Amanda Dellinger, Hariette Dye, Sarah Gallant, Ann Giorgianni, John Goda, Jr., John Goda III, Nikki Joseph, Kevin Ingram, Vickie Maness, Shirley May, Angela Sibley, Taylor Vickers, Tricia Waclena, Bob and Paula Yeska, and Diane Wright round out the great group of committee members who volunteer their time to help make Dixie Cup the successful and enjoyable show that it is.

The list of Dixie Cup show officials also included; Dodd Vickers (announcer), Casey McBride (photographer), Bob Yeska (ringmaster), Paula Yeska and Patty McDonald (secretaries), Pat Webb (USEF steward), Stanley Orr (farrier) and Dr. Ray Wright, DVM (veterinarian). The judging duties were handled by two ladies who grew up showing at the old Dixie Cup Morgan Classic. Maria Gilman and Fay Lowry officiated in all of the over 150 classes held in the Charles Walker Arena. In addition to a full lineup of performance classes, over 100 academy rides filled the Saturday morning session in the arena while dressage rides took place in one of the outdoor arenas.

The 2005 Dixie Cup featured many memorable show ring performances highlighted below with full results in this issue as well as on our Web site at

MORGANS The Morgan division featured numerous multi-titled entries along with some promising new combinations opening the season competing for top honors at Dixie Cup. After a victorious team debut late last season, CN's Stylish Debut and Allyson Wandtke started the new season by earning the Park Saddle Championship as well as the open blue for Cindy Nord. Nord also bred and owns the winner of the Junior/Novice Park Saddle as CN Debutante put on the blue ribbon performance with Mike Goebig in the irons. Kathy Gutting and CBMF Undeniable followed their Dixie Cup team debut of a year ago with a pair of dynamic repeat performances for the Amateur Park Saddle blue and tricolor under the Broadmoor banner.

Dixie Cup Hall of Fame inductee Barb Goda visited the winner's circle with Alyssa Johnson's up and coming JW Authority. They earned the Junior/Novice Park Harness blue and drove away with the Park Harness Championship on Saturday night.

Mary Jo Schmidt gave Stonecroft Wish Me Well a bold ride to capture the competitive English Pleasure Championship with the Felker family cheering them on. Lori Felker Roberts was the irons the previous night to show the charismatic bay to the ladies blue. After a 15 year hiatus from showing under saddle Pat Dills was delighted to be back in the irons with her new partner Marin Five-O-One. They matched up for the win in the ladies/amateur class and came back to be named English Pleasure Reserve Champions.

Kathy Gutting enjoyed a clean sweep at Dixie Cup as she also guided Black Tie Optional to the Amateur English Pleasure blue and tricolor with the Broadmoor gang cheering them on. The Junior Exhibitor English Pleasure Championship featured a tricolor sweep for Friday Farm. After a polished victory in the 14-17, October Firedancer and Alyssa Johnson brought home the championship honors. They were followed in reserve by Arduns Yankee Royal and Elizabeth Giorgianni with trainer Barb Goda cheering on both of her talented pupils.

Dixie Cup was the site of the eagerly awaited team debut of 2004 Three-Year-Old English Pleasure World Champion Gotti and new owner Kim Germ who resides in Austria. After several years away from the show ring, Germ's delight at being back were obvious as she guided Gotti to the four-year-old blue as well as the Junior English Pleasure Championship directed by Mike Goebig.

CPMF Amber Light repeated her tricolor victory of a year ago as the Open Pleasure Driving Champion with Pat Dills taking over the lines of the dynamic bay. Euchee Matthews and his up and coming DJE Answer To Destiny put on a pair strong showings to earn the open blue as well as the Pleasure Driving Reserve Championship.

Mary Brannon and the Willowick string were in top form at Dixie Cup including a trio of winning pleasure driving entries. The Grand National Championship team of JT Brannon and Willowick Will To Wynne enjoyed a winning transition to the Junior Exhibitor Pleasure Driving division for owner Darlene Stodolski. Boxford Aire Of Elegance and Sharagano switched divisions with one another from Citrus Cup, as this time Aire Of Elegance showed her elegance to win the Ladies Pleasure Driving with Mary Brannon on the lines for Barbara Lindauer. The expressive Sharagano trotted away with the Junior Pleasure Driving Championship as well as the four-year-old blue for Lyn Talmadge. Susan Whittington showed her versatile driving talents as she drove Carol Addison's CB Allante to the Junior Pleasure Driving Reserve Championship.

The Two-Year-Old Pleasure Driving featured an unfamiliar sight for many as Mike Barlow made a grand reentry into the Morgan division for the first time in some 30 years. It took a pretty special filly with some Morgan history of her own as Miss Isabella continued the breeding program of Bobbin Hollow Farm for owner Marsha Shepard with a stylish winning debut.

Janet Morgan and RJM Roulette returned to the site of their winning debut a year ago to reprise their titles by earning the Amateur Pleasure Driving blue and tricolor with a pair of outstanding drives. Sarah Gallant was back on the lines of On Target to capture the reserve tricolor finish after Harriette Dye stepped in for her crowd-pleasing show ring debut in the qualifier. John Goda, III also catch-rode the fronty bay to capture the Open English Pleasure blue on Thursday evening.

Sunny Acres Candoo and Jessie Fejes are a top flight new addition to the Broadmoor string as they proved with two stylish rides to capture the Classic Pleasure Saddle Championship as well as the junior exhibitor blue. Following a pair of blue ribbon rides in their classic debut at Citrus Cup, Raindrops Good As It Gets and Alicia Davis brought home the reserve tricolor with another stylish outing.

Kaye Bedell is enjoying a fabulous start to the season as she continued her winning start from Citrus Cup at Dixie Cup. She started off at Dixie Cup with the Open Classic Pleasure Saddle blue aboard Futurity Interlude and finished off with the tricolor drive on the lines of Century LeBaron in the Classic Pleasure Driving Championship. Following the retirement of her world championship partner Manhatten Design, Caitlin Harrison opened the season with her new world titled partner Tomeri Tiamo as they drove away with the open blue as well as the Classic Pleasure Driving Reserve Championship.

Mtn. Laurel Election Day and Caitlin Harrison enjoyed a flawless start to their second season together as they matched up for the Junior Exhibitor Western Pleasure blue and the amateur/junior exhibitor tricolor coached by Dwayne Knowles. Euchee Matthews was the winning cowboy for the third year in a row in the Junior/Novice Western Pleasure Championship. This year, his tricolor mount was the beautiful PTR Ms Behavin for owners Alicia Davis and Jean Rothe.

TSWF Commander and Josh Roberts were frequent visitors to the winner's circle as they topped the Open Western Pleasure Championship following a blue ribbon and reserve tricolor in the junior/novice division. Owner Amanda Sibley also took over the reins for the reserve tricolor in the amateur/junior exhibitor hunter pleasure. Pat West jogged through Conyers with her handsome palomino Caduceus Quasar just long enough to add the Open Western Pleasure blue to their winning season.

Willowick Southern Style showed off his winning style for the Open Hunter Pleasure blue and tricolor with Mary Brannon aboard Darlene Stodolski's elegant three-year-old. Bermuda Triangle enjoyed a great show winning the amateur/junior exhibitor blue and tricolor with Emma Price as well as the Open Hunter Pleasure Reserve Championship with owner Dimity Richardson.

John Goda, III was on the lead of the first two blue ribbon winners of the show. He started off with Tricia Waclena's RWD Direct Class to collect the In Hand Mares blue and switched over to the lead of Ray and Diane Wright's Warlock's I've Been Framed for the geldings win.

Isabella Bertolani had a strong cheering section as she teamed up with GFF Special Illusions to dazzle the audience and the judge on her way to matching blue ribbons in the Morgan Walk-Trot Pleasure and Equitation coached by Barb Goda.

SADDLEBRED Lisa Heres-Rosenberger continues to make it known she is back in the States. After a banner show at Pro-Am, Lisa closed out the Saturday evening performance winning the Five-Gaited Stake aboard My Teddy Bheir. Ridden to many titles by Tiffany Trueman and Maguire Hall this great horse thrilled the crowd to sweep the tricolor as well as the open blue. Reserve in the stake went to another great performer, Timely 'N Stylish with Bill Schoeman aboard for Lori Schmidt. Earlier in the week Lori was aboard the bold moving Timely 'N Stylish to win the amateur qualifier with La Apasionada and Ruth Louise Sullivan earning reserve. 

    The amateur riders and the junior exhibitors at Dixie Cup competed together in many stake and championship classes and the five-gaited division was no exception. After winning the junior exhibitor qualifier The Magic Hour and Shanna Goodwin were in top form returning to triumph over both the amateurs and fellow junior exhibitors. Reserve in the stake went to another junior exhibitor team, Marik's Trilogy and Beth Hazelrig. After deciding to breed her teammate, Hollywood Glitter, Beth and trainer, Courtney Huguley went looking for something new, something to have fun with and at the same time to challenge Beth's skills. The splashy team has come together after just a few shows this year and looks forward to continuing their trend. Reserve in the junior exhibitor qualifier went to Spindazzle and Ashton Hale in their only appearance since Ashton had to return to Alabama for cheerleading activities.

    One of the talks of the show was the new star Courageous Lord. Mike Barlow was in the irons aboard this talented four-year-old to win the Junior/Novice Five-Gaited. Kathy and Mike Barlow raised this youngster who is by Roseridge Heir and out of Lord Have Mercy. Earning reserve was George Ann Nash's entry Our Silver Charm with Steve Joyce aboard.

    In the Five-Gaited Pony class the team of The Dreamcatcher and Sarah O'Neal earned the trip to the winner's circle. This was the first outing for this new team. Sarah handled her gaits with ease proving her talents in this division. Reserve honors went to another talented rider, Shelby Reimer, aboard Undulata's Kipling. Only a four-year-old, Undulata's Kipling is well suited for this division and owners, Betty and Ron Moore, look forward to Shelby's next show with this young star.

    Making the victory pass in the Three-Gaited Stake was hometown favorite Party Til Dawn and Jennifer Spurlin. In the Junior/Novice class the blue went to the Merchant Prince bred Yes I Am A Pirate with Eddie Womble aboard for Happy Valley Stables.

    In the combined Amateur/Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited Stake Prince Of Soul and Rosemary Gonzalez earned the top honor moving up a notch from their qualifier. Having to show during the heat of the afternoon did not seem to bother this team as Rosemary asked "Luther" for each pass they made and he reacted by marching down the rail pass after pass. Reserve honors went to the James Hales trained Viper and Valery Lang Hall. Earlier in the week this team took home the blue ribbon in the amateur qualifier after an outstanding show. Winning the junior exhibitor qualifier was the consistent and talented team of Soulmate and Emily Schwebke under the Heathermoor banner. Worthy One's Rhythm and Andres Herrera earned the reserve and also a strong third in the combined stake.

    Two Alabama teams battled for the top honors in the Three-Gaited Pony division. Winning the qualifier was A Promised Jewel with Alexis Braswell. Alexis has teamed up with this multi-titled performer for the year while owner Avery Austill is busy with school. In the Stake the Stepping Stone team of Sonar Sue and Katherine Conner were at the top of their game moving up a notch to win the tricolor.

    An excited Virginia Polley made her way to the winner's circle in the Fine Harness Stake with Nefheiritari. She teamed up with this Supreme Heir bred five-year-old in their first appearance together to win the stake after finishing reserve in the junior/novice qualifier. The win was exciting for the Polley family but what made it even sweeter is that this is the first foal they raised and have seen progress under the direction of Jimmy Womble. Reserve in the stake and winner of the open qualifier was Serenade in Silver with Steve Joyce directing for Cindy and Lee Wagoner. Winning the Junior/Novice Fine Harness was the Happy Valley entry Photo Prince putting on a bold showing with Eddie Womble. In her last appearance for the year, Mandala Remembered earned the red ribbon in the qualifier with Lisa Heres-Rosenberger for Soquili Stables. This well-bred mare by Phi Slama Jama will be bred this year adding to the great breeding program at Soquili.

    The bright bay Best Day Ever swept the Park division with brilliance as James Hale piloted for owner Mary Ann Railey with two solid performances. Reserve stake honors went to the talented Tipitina with Steve Joyce in the irons for Zandyland Farm. In the open qualifier the red ribbon went to Wildly Chic and Eddie Womble in their only appearance.

    This marks the third year in a row the magnificent team of CH Ramses and Amanda Dellinger have won the Amateur Three-Gaited Park division. They once again had an outstanding showing sweeping the division. Reserve in the qualifier went to Ms. Amber Merchant and Brenda Oakes. This team under the guidance of Mary Jo Schmidt has really come together and seems at ease in this division, performing well.  In the stake the junior exhibitors were once again matched up with the amateurs and it was the junior exhibitor team of Phi's Phortune Teller and Ashley McKenzie earning the reserve stake honor with a comeback ride. In their only appearance of the show together, Tipitina and Bree Zandy made the victory pass in the large and action-packed junior exhibitor qualifier. The great team of Undulata's Once And Again and Evanne Floyd maneuvered well to earn the red ribbon in this qualifier.

    In a division that is taking off in the Southeast the Three-Gaited Park Pleasure was offered for both professionals and amateurs. Sweeping the tricolor and the open blue was the expressive Cat Tale with Euchee Matthews. In for both reserves was Lynda Norman's entry, Sweetest Odds, with Janet Crampton aboard. In the amateur/junior exhibitor division Tori Heffner's Just One Of The Cats went two-for-two with Davis Gutherie aboard. Earning reserve in the stake was Town Tempest with catch-rider Dori Zandy aboard. In the qualifier the red ribbon went to Shamrock's Annabelle and Annette Greene.

    In an unusually light Five-Gaited Pleasure division MMMBop and Amanda Dellinger were in the spotlight to take both victory passes. Earning a pair of strong reserve finishes was In Heaven's Name and Susie Mims. Amanda Dellinger continued her pleasure streak as she and My Grande added two more victories to their list this year sweeping the adult division. Local favorites Callaway's Hard Copy and Pat Borders earned the reserve in the stake while newcomer, Carole Downs, and Play Date took home the red ribbon in the qualifier. 

    In a competitive Junior Exhibitor Show Pleasure Stake the winning number belonged to Bagger Vance and Britt Gentry. Cindy and Lee Wagoner own five-year-old Bagger Vance who shows under the Cameo banner. As a youngster he was shown in harness but he seems to have a found a well-suited spot in the pleasure division with his presence and manners. This new team also earned the blue in the 14-17 qualifier with Glider Supreme and Emma Grubb in for reserve. Winning the 13-and-Under qualifier and reserve in the age group combined stake was the flashy Columbia Buckaneer with Shelby Reimer. Reserve in the 13-and-under qualifier went to What About Bob and Morgan Wright under the direction of Chan Sutton. In the Walk-and-Trot Pleasure division, Bluegrass Sunset and Stephanie Sanchez continue to shine. Fresh off a win at Pro-Am these two added two more wins to their list in their first season together. Reserve in the stake went to Commander's Gunsmoke and Allie Walker while Silver Blue & Gold and MacKenzie Ligas earned reserve in the qualifier.

    Harlem's Babe Ruth and Susan Whittington turned in two winning performance to sweep the Show Pleasure Driving division for the second year in a row. Reserve in the stake went to the new team of Kelly's Santana and Donna Kerns Smith with Buck Davis on the lines for the red in the qualifier with Callaway's Feature Story. 

    Delton Farm continued their winning ways in the Country Pleasure division as well. Hometown Commander and Kevin Ingram moved up a notch to earn the tricolor in the stake with a solid performance. Reserve in the stake went to an excited Ashley Zimmerman aboard CSF Priceless Special. This is Ashley's first horse and first year out of Academy under the direction of Ward Stables. Winning the qualifier with a confident performance were CH Mr. Gary Cooper and Melissa Scrushy. 

Shelby Reimer was in the irons for Betty and Ron Moore aboard Ricochet Memories SF to win not only the Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure Stake but also the 13-and-Under qualifier with two outstanding performances. This team will be one to watch as the season progresses. Earning reserve in the stake was the flashy First Snow with catch-rider Alice Frost aboard. This impressive team also won the 14-17 qualifier.  Reserve in the 14-17 qualifier went to With A Twist and Shannon West and reserve in the 13-and-Under qualifier went to Leatherwood's West Wing and Lee Gray. CF Chief's Stereotype and Kelsey Baird earned a big win in the limit class in their first cantering performance with Denmark's Sue Per Man and Andres Herrera turning in a polished ride for the red ribbon.

    Talk Radio and John Wrather drove away with the tricolor in the Country Pleasure Driving Stake moving up a notch from reserve in the qualifier. Winning the qualifier and reserve in the stake was Callaway's Show Me State and Donna Plumb in their first Country Pleasure Driving appearance under the Soquili banner. 

    Going two-for-two Galahad's Gold Mine continues his dominance in the Western Pleasure division winning the stake and the qualifier with Jean Johnson. Reserve in both classes went to another force in this division Piney Flats with Nancy Fortner. This team also won the Saddle & Bridle's William Shatner Western Pleasure class. Winning the Shatner Working class was local favorite Champ At The Bit and Key Tucker. In the Hunter division the top spots swapped as Manhattan's Review and Rebecca Babcock won the stake and I'm On Island Time and Mary Ann Jones won the qualifier. What makes both horses' wins awesome is that both horses have overcome so much. Manhattan's Review has melanoma and is under Dr. Babcock's care and I'm On Island Time was a rescue horse that Mary Ann Jones and trainer, Deanna Edgy, have brought back to top winning form. Manhattan's Review also won the Road Hack and Hunter Hack classes and I'm On Island Time also won the Ladies Hunter Pleasure.

    In the Open English Pleasure Novice Horse class League Of Nations took the top honor with Steve Joyce for new owner, Zandyland Farm. This bright, gifted youngster is out of the great CH Ivy League and by Zovoorbij Commander In Chief (SA). This was League Of Nations only appearance as Dori Zandy had a turn practicing on Saturday for future shows. Reserve went to the Don't Worry bred Better Worry with Brian Reimer for Terri Hanson. Better Worry and Brian Reimer returned to win the stake with Striking Point and Kevin Ingram in for reserve. Winning the Open English Pleasure class was the golden Freedom's Vision and Carolyn Teal with Striking Point and Kevin Ingram earning another red ribbon. In the English Pleasure Novice Rider top honors went to What A Steal! and Emma Price with Piatt Steele and Sneha Paul earning reserve. 

    Winning the Open Ladies Western Pleasure was Soquili's Hawthorne and Julie Richardson with Maurice Chevalier and Jill Reynolds in reserve. In the Western Walk-and-Trot, Double The Motion and Carol Martin earned the pleasure and equitation blues while Royal Brudder and Mattie Rohs earned the blue in the Hunt Seat Walk-and-Trot pleasure and equitation blues. Ann Eaker was the top winner in the Hunt Seat Equitation Any Age with Rebecca Babcock in for reserve.

ROADSTER/PONY     Four entries returned to thrill the crowd in the Roadster To Bike Stake. Earning the judge's nod was Pistol Pete and Andy Allgood after an earlier open qualifying win. Reserve in the stake and winner of the amateur class was Top Star Willie and Paul Misiewicz. Get A Grip and Luke Redlhammer earned the red in the open qualifier while Graymond and James Reynolds earned the red in the amateur qualifier. Tina Gunby Smith and The Bachelor raced away with the blue in the Roadster Under Saddle class.

    Cat Power and Jack Tatum were in top form setting the speed to win the Roadster Pony Stake after an earlier reserve in the open qualifier directed by Euchee Matthews. Reserve tricolor honors went to Breezelands Starina with Kathy Barlow in the silks. Winning the open qualifier in her only appearance was the young star Heartland Carolee with Steve Old on the lines for Delton Farms. Seamair Twice As Nice and Frank Polley went two-for-two winning the Amateur/Junior Exhibitor qualifier and the AHHS Medallion. Ashton Hale was on the lines for the reserve in the Amateur/Junior Exhibitor qualifier with Regal's High Tide LF in their only appearance. Al Capony and Shannon West were reserve in the AHHS Medallion. Taylor Wilson was aboard the talented Heartland Masterpiece for the Under Saddle win for Ann Reeves with BRS King Of Hearts and Shelby Reimer in for reserve.

    Heartland Firefly looked better than ever for owner/driver Garland Presswood to earn both victory passes in the Harness Pony division. Stablemate Ali and Gwen Stableford moved up a notch to win the Hackney Pleasure Driving Stake with an outstanding drive followed by the new team of Pride's Perfection and Judy Dellinger taking reserve with a stylish drive of their own. Another new team, Heartland Fireworks and Pam Thomas, won the qualifier as they are putting it all together.

EQUITATION       Completing a solid pattern and rail work, Reagan Huguley continued to add wins to her list with the Saddle Seat Equitation Championship aboard The Visionary after an earlier red ribbon in the 14-17.  Reagan also turned in a great performance to win and qualify for the USEF Medal. Kristin Thomas earned the blue ribbon in the 14-17 qualifier and the reserve tricolor aboard Answered Prayer and under the direction of Anne Judd. Katie Chatham was called to the winner's circle in the 13-and-Under qualifier aboard Ivy Raymond while sister Christina Chatham earned a strong reserve in the USEF Medal. Erin Ohning and Summertime Santana picked up the red ribbon in the 13 and under. Emma Grubb aboard Glider Supreme won and qualified for the UPHA Challenge Cup under the direction of Christy Parker. Winning Saddle & Bridle's Pleasure Equitation Medallion was Elizabeth Amis aboard Make That Move and under the direction of Deanna Edgy with Morgan Wright and What About Bob in reserve. Alyssa Johnson won and qualified for the AMHA Saddle Seat Medal aboard October Firedancer with Zana Isakovic in reserve, both under the direction of Barb Goda.

Shelby Lynn Gunby returned to move up a notch winning the 10-and-Under Walk-and-Trot Equitation Championship with her proud mom and aunt, Tina, coaching and cheering. MacKenzie Ligas aboard Silver Blue & Gold won the qualifier and reserve honors in the Championship in her first season under the direction of Mary Jo Schmidt. Kevin Ingram was in top form aboard Hayden Fox to win the Adult Equitation with Jill Bertolani in for reserve aboard Ivy Raymond.

    Saturday morning belonged to the Academy division with barns from all over Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Alabama participating. Winning top ribbons in their divisions were: Michelle Miller, Austin Carter, Victoria Champion, Mary Emmie McQuown, Ali Kicklighter, Lindsey Mazo, Ashley Clancy, Babette Bossman, Audrey Pitts, Grace Elizabeth Pulliam, Madison Mahaffey, Shelby Fahlman, Kirsty Van Dam, Sydney Croley, Katie Litchenstein, James Huguley, Lori Harden, Katie Evans, Madison McCall, Melissa Heres-Rosenberger, Alicia Floyd, Samantha Perranonzi, Hannah Abrams, Annette Schoeman and Keith Pitts.

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