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Equitation National Champions Crowned

Equitation National Champions Crowned

Some of the most intense competition at the November 16-20 UPHA/American Royal National Championship Show was held in the equitation division in which four sections of National Finals Champions were crowned. The following represents the Top 10 from the UPHA Junior Challenge Cup Finals, the UPHA Senior Challenge Cup Finals, the UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup Finals, and the USEF Medal Finals.

Complete coverage of these finals as well as all the National Championship competition can be found in the December 6 issue of SADDLE HORSE REPORT.

UPHA Junior Challenge Cup National Finals

Champion Brittany McGinnis

Reserve Champion Jessica Moctezuma

Top 10

Olivia Weber

Casey Tibolet

Amber Lynn Lowry

Jennifer Roberts

Lindsay Kellner

Chelsea Jo Roby

Rachel Machamer

Ashley Stine


UPHA Senior Challenge Cup National Finals

Champion Kyle Gagnon

Reserve Champion Tate Bennett

Top 10

Lisa McClaren

Renee Zubrod

Emily Garten

Sarah Taylor

Mandy Martin

Alexandra Flynn

Kelsey Nicole Smith

Jessica Saft


USEF Medal Finals

Champion Kelsey Nicole Smith

Reserve Champion Kyle Gagnon

Top 10

Tate Bennett

Sarah Taylor

Lisa McClaren

Alexandra Flynn

Renee Zubrod

Emily Garten

Ashley Alden

Shana Jo Brown


UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup National Finals

Overall Champion Britney Rock

Reserve Champion Deb Lewin

Top 10

Whitney Daniel

Amy Bentler

Skyler Heidleberg

Kathy Collins

Lisa Huddleston

Amber Irvin

Danielle Fiuffrida

Sophie Freise







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