Addison Reed has had a successful start to the 2016 show season, picking up multiple wins in the Children’s Jumper ring, including winning the Child/Adult Jumper Classic at Upperville with North Pole, the Child/Adult Jumper Classic at PJA with Indarco, and the Children’s Jumper Classic at Swan Lake with North Pole.
We are thrilled that Chino is back in the show ring, this time with Kate Phillips. They are earning ribbons in the Adult Jumper ring, as well as in Hunter Derbies and Prixs. They were 2nd in a very large Adult Jumper Classic at HITS Culpeper, 5th in their first USHJA National Hunter Derby at Swan Lake where Kate was also the highest placed amateur, and 2nd in the $1500 Platinum Performance Prix at HITS Culpeper.
Virginia Frediani and Silvio have stepped into the 3’3 Amateur Owner hunter ring, with excellent results, including winning a class at HITS Ocala, finishing 3rd in the Amateur Owner Classic at HITS Culpeper, and earning a 7th place finish in their first $1500 Platinum Performance Prix.
Jenny McDonough and Cold Stone have made the transition to the Amateur Owner hunter ring, earning ribbons at Lexington Encore, Swan Lake, and HITS Culpeper. They also competed in their first USHJA National Hunter Derby in Swan Lake, finishing 12th.
Samantha Ellis and Panche have been showing in the .80 and .90m jumpers, bringing home a pair of second place finishes in the classics in Swan Lake.
Congratulations to all of our 2015 HITS Culpeper Circuit Champions! Sulu and The Galloping Field’s Indarco were Champion of the Level 6 Jumpers. Addison took home several Championships, including Level 0 and Level 1 with her pony Stormy Weather and Registered Virginia Bred Pony Association with Patti Foster’s Picturesque Bow Tie. And Lucas was awarded a Championship for Leadline, also aboard Stormy Weather and Picturesque Bow Tie!
We would also like to congratulate all of our riders who showed at the final week of Culpeper this season. Addison and Stormy Weather were once again Champion in the Level 0 and Level 1 jumpers. Addison also rode Jaxon to a win in the Level 1 jumpers. Nina Butler and Panamero brought home the Reserve Championship in the Level 0 jumpers, and earned ribbons in the Level 1 jumpers. Katie Butler won the USEF Medal with Guidance, and finished tied for 7th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic. Mea Handy and North Pole had a successful week, earning the Low Children’s Jumpers Championship with 2 wins. They also moved up the the High Children’s and had good trips in their classes. Kate Phillips and Zara WWW also moved up, bringing home a 2nd and 3rd in the Modified Jr/Am Jumpers. Mitch Haddon had a successful first show back with Bardolino, picking up a 2nd place in the Level 0 jumpers. Amanda Looney and Shoot for the Moon had a great first show as a member of the RTS team, earning ribbons in the HITS 1 Hunter, Pre-Child Adult Hunter, and Adult Maiden Equitation. Sabine Haddon showed her horses Bikkel and Mystic Joe to ribbons in the Level 4 jumpers. Virginia Frediani and Silvio brought home ribbons in the Low A/O Hunters with consistent trips. Sulu and The Galloping Field’s Indarco were once again Champion of the Level 6 jumpers, winning two of the classes. Sulu also rode Rosemarie Merle-Smith’s Cappuccino Ice to ribbons in the 3’3 Performance Hunters as well as the Adequan Hunters. Sulu and Friend’s Choice Farm’s Honolulu picked up good ribbons in the Low and 3′ pre-green hunter divisions. Derek and D’or Number Two had great trips and ribbons in the Level 4 jumpers.
Katie Butler had a big week at the Deep Run horse show, winning the Bryan Trophy Equitation class aboard her own Guidance, as well as picking up the 3’3″ Pre-Green Reserve Championship with Nina Butler’s MTM Bazinga.
Two weeks of showing at HITS Culpeper in July yielded great results for our riders. Nina Butler’s MTM Bazinga was Reserve Champion of the 3’3″ Pre-Green Hunters and 3rd in the $5,000 Devoucoux Hunter Prix with Sulu aboard. MTM Bazinga also earned the Championship in the HITS 2 Hunters with Nina. Stormy Weather and Addison Reed picked up wins in the Level 0 and Level 1 jumpers, earning the pair Reserve Champion of the Level 0 and Champion of the Level 1. Mystic Joe and Sabine Neumann finished the week as Reserve Champion of both the Level 4 and Modified Jr/Am jumpers. Sabine also showed Bikkel to ribbons in the Level 5 and Modified Jr./Am jumpers. The Galloping Field’s Indarco won 2 Level 5 classes on his way to the Championship of the division with Sulu riding. Paula Pell’s Denali was 2nd in the Level 6 jumpers and stepped up to the 1.40m Open Speed, finishing 4th with Sulu. Sulu also rode Vento di Cambiamento to a 3rd place finish in the 1.40m Open Welcome and a 9th place in the $40,000 HITS Grand Prix. Virginia Frediani brought home high ribbons in the Younger Adult Hunters, and claimed 3rd place in the Adult Hunter Classic with Silvio. Kate Phillips and Zara WWW finished out a strong week in the High Adult Jumpers with a 7th place finish in the Child/Adult Jumper Classic. Catie Ott and Jack of Diamonds were 11th in the class. Cappuccino Ice, owned by Rosemarie Merle-Smith and ridden by Sulu, debuted in the hunters this week with good ribbons in the 3’3″ Performance Hunters. Addison also rode Patti Foster’s Picturesque Bow Tie to ribbons in the Schooling Pony Hunters and the VPBA Hunters. Jenny McDonough earned ribbons with Milano in the Low A/O Hunters, finishing the week with an 11th place finish in the A/O Hunter Classic. Chloe Childers and Champagne N Candlelite picked up ribbons in the High Adult Jumpers throughout the week.
Congratulations to Sulu and Addison on a successful show at Rose Mount. Sulu and MTM Bazinga, owned by Nina Butler, were Champion of the 3’3″ Pre-Green Hunters. Addison showed her pony Stormy Weather in the Medium Pony Hunters with 2 wins over fences and a 2nd place finish in the VHSA/EMO Pony Medal.
Showing continued for RTS riders at Lexington National, where Addison wrapped up her great weekend with a third place finish in the VHSA Pony Medal Finals aboard Stormy Weather. On Saturday, Addison and Stormy Weather won the Virginia Pony Hunter Championships, and Addison was Champion Small/Medium Children’s Pony Hunter and Grand Champion Children’s Pony with Patti Foster’s Picturesque Bow Tie! Picturesque Bow Tie also won the VPBA Model and had good ribbons through the rest of the division. Katie Butler rode Ginny Gale’s River Jordan to a 7th place finish in the VHSA Equitation on the Flat Championship. Katie also rode Nina Butler’s Panamero to ribbons in the High Training and Children’s Jumpers. Derek and D’or Number Two were Reserve Champions of the NAYJD Jumpers, including a win in the Style Class with a score of 95. Sulu and Paula Pell’s mare Denali were Reserve Champion of the Modified Jumper division, including a second place finish in the Modified Jumper Stake Class. Sulu also rode The Galloping Field’s Indarco to consistent ribbons in the Modified Jumper Division. Sulu and Rosemarie Merle-Smith’s Cappuccino Ice earned high ribbons in the 3’3 and 3’6 Performance Hunter Divisions. Nina Butler and MTM Bazinga earned good ribbons in the Pre-Adult and Special Adult divisions, finishing the week with a 3rd place finish in the Special Adult Hunter Classic. Kaileigh Keller showed Acorona to good trips and ribbons in his first time out in the Adult Amateur Jumpers. Catie Ott and Jack of Diamonds wrapped up their show season with ribbons in the High Children’s Jumpers and a win in the High Training Jumpers. We want to wish Catie the best of luck as she heads off to college at Penn State this fall!
The Summer show season concluded with two more weeks of showing at HITS Culpeper, where RTS riders continued to have success. Addison continued her winning ways, bringing home Champion ribbons with Stormy Weather in the Level 0 Jumpers and Picturesque Bow Tie in the VBPA Hunters. Mea Handy ended the week on a high note with North Pole by picking up a win in the Level 1 Jumpers. Sulu and Friend’s Choice Farm’s Honolulu earned consistent ribbons in the 3′ Pre-Green Hunters. Virginia Frediani and Silvio and Jenny McDonough and Milano earned ribbons in very large Younger Adult Hunters and Low Amateur-Owner Hunter divisions, respectively. Emma Mason and Cafe de Ecuador and Bridget Phillips and Dreamland picked up ribbons in the Level 0 and Level 1 Jumpers. Sulu and Indarco also earned ribbons in the Level 5 and 6 Jumpers
During the second week of August Culpeper, Addison and Stormy Weather once again won 3 of 4 classes in the Level 0 jumpers, bringing home the Champion ribbon again. Addison and Stormy lead the standings for Culpeper Circuit Champion in the Level 0 and Level 1 jumpers. Addison also picked up a Champion ribbon in the VPBA Hunter division with Patti Foster’s Picturesque Bow Tie, as well as Reserve Champion of the Small/Medium Children’s Pony Hunters. Addison and “Bubba” lead the standings for the Culpeper Circuit VPBA results. Addison also showed Chloe Childers’ pony Umbrella Drink to good ribbons in the Large Children’s Pony Hunters, including a 3rd in the Children’s Pony Medal and 5th in the combined Children’s Hunter Classic. Virginia Frediani and Silvio moved up to the Low Amateur Owner Hunters, with solid trips and good ribbons, including an 8th place finish in the combined JR/AO Hunter Classic. Jenny McDonough showed in the Low Amateur Owner Hunters as well, aboard Milano. They also earned good placings, with a second in the under saddle and a 10th place finish in the combined JR/AO Hunter Classic. Sulu and Vento di Cambiamento had a great round in a competitive $40,000 Grand Prix to finish 12th. Mandy Hilliard and Gubbio brought home ribbons in the Low Children’s jumpers, while Kate Phillips and Zara WWW earned ribbons in the High Adult jumpers. Samantha Ellis and Bocephus made their ‘A’ show debut together, bringing home a 4th place in the Level 0 jumpers, and having good rounds in the Level 1 jumpers.
At Lexington Spring Premiere highlights include:
A 9th place overall finish for Sulu and MTM Bazinga, owned by Nina Butler, in their first USHJA National Hunter Derby. A 4th place finish for Carey Kriedler and LaBonne in the Adult Amateur Jumper Classic, as well as weekly Champion of the High Adult Jumpers and the Adult Amateur Jumper Style Award. Addison and Stormy Weather got great ribbons in the Medium Pony Hunters and Equitation classes, including a win in the VHSA/EMO Pony Medal, 2nd in the WIHS Pony Equitation Classic and 2nd in the Medium Pony Hunter Classic. Stormy also carried Lucas in the Leadline class! Katie Butler and Guidance earned good ribbons in the Equitation divisions in their first horse show together. In their first show together as well, Kate Phillips and Zara WWW brought home a 5th place in the Adult Amateur Jumper Classic. The Galloping Field’s Indarco and Sulu were Reserve Champion of the 1.20m Jumpers. Sabine Neumann rode Mystic Joe and new horse Bikkel to ribbons in the Modified Jr/Am and Low Jr/Am Jumpers. Catie Ott and Jack of Diamonds closed out the week with a 6th place in the High Children’s Jumper Classic.
At Lexington Spring Encore, results included:
Sulu and Vento Di Cambiamento were 4th in their first Grand Prix together on Saturday night. Katie Butler and Guidance once again received consistent ribbons in the Equitation divisions, as well as earning a 12th place overall finish in the USHJA National Hunter Derby. Jenny McDonough and Milano moved up to the 3’3″ Amateur Owner Hunters and earned a 9th place in the Amateur Owner Classic. Bridget Phillips and Dreamland earned good ribbons in the Pleasure Hunter division as well as picking up a win over fences in the Limit Hunter division. In their first classes together, Nina Butler and MTM Bazinga earned ribbons in the Limit and Pleasure Hunter divisions. Catie Ott and Jack of Diamonds picked up a 6th place in the High Children’s and an 8th place in the WIHS Equitation Jumper phase. Taylor Daigneault and Warwick finished their week in the Low Child/Adult Jumper Stake with a 6th place finish. Sulu picked up a win on each Indarco and Denali in the 1.25m Jumper division. Sabine Neumann again earned ribbons on Mystic Joe and Bikkel in the Modified Jr/Am and Low Jr/Am Jumpers. Carey Kriedler and LaBonne moved up to the Modified Jr/Am Jumpers, earning a 5th place.
Reed Training and Sales riders traveled to HITS Ocala for the 2015 winter show season, with great results. Congratulations to all of our riders for earning ribbons throughout the entire circuit including Addison Reed and Stormy in the Level 0 Jumpers, Zan Martin and Otis, Kate Phillips and Apogee, Chloe Childers and Champagne N Candlelite, and Christa Jeffs and Figaro in the Medium and High Adult Jumpers, Katie Butler and Jon Snow in the High Children’s Jumpers, Sabine Neumann and Mystic Joe in the Low Amateur Jumpers, Mitch Haddon and Bardolino and Taylor Daigneault and Warwick in the Low Adult Jumpers, Nina Butler and Panamero and Bridget Phillips and Dreamland in the HITS 2′ Jumpers, Sulu Rose-Reed and Denali and Indarco in the Level 5 and 6 jumpers, as well ad Envy in the Grand Prix classes, and Derek Reed and C’Van de Helle in the Level 6 Jumpers and D’or Number Two in the Level 3 Jumpers.
At Duke Jump for the Children, Envy and Sulu were 8th in the Duke Children’s Benefit Grand Prix and 11th in the Welcome Stake. Addison and Stormy Weather had a great weekend in the Medium Pony Hunters, including a win in the Conformation Over Fences in a very large class. They were also 6th overall in the Duke Pony Hunter Classic. Katie Butler and Iris had a win in the 1.05m jumpers and finished 8th in the High Children’s Classic. Derek and C’Van de Helle had a good week in the 1.35m jumpers, finishing 5th and 9th. Sulu and Indarco earned two 4th places in the 1.15m jumpers. Nina Butler’s Acoletto won ribbons in the Hopeful Hunters and the Duke Special Hunters. Sulu and Friend’s Choice Farm’s Honolulu also earned ribbons in the Hopeful Hunters as well as in the Baby Green Hunters.
At the RMI Raleigh horse show, Sulu and Katie Butler won the Rotating Pairs class for the third year in a row! Sulu rode The Galloping Field’s Indarco and Katie rode her own La Bonne. Indarco was also Champion of the 1.15m jumpers, and La Bonne picked up a 2nd in the 1.10m jumpers and a 7th in the High Children’s Jumpers. Catie Ott and Jack of Diamonds and Kate Phillips with Apogee finished 2nd in the Rotating Pairs class. Catie and Jack of Diamonds also had a 5th place in the High Adult Jumpers while Kate and Apogee competed in the High Adult Jumpers. Sulu and Envy finished 7th in the RMI Challenge and 4th in Saturday night’s RMI Grand Prix. Addison and Stormy Weather had another good week in the hunter ring, with an 8th place finish in the Pony Hunter Classic, a win in the WIHS Pony Equitation and good ribbons in the Medium Ponies and Schooling Ponies. Katie Butler and Iris picked up a win and an 8th place in the High Children’s Jumpers. Jenny McDonough and Cold Stone were 3rd and 8th in the High Adult Jumpers. Bridget Phillips and Dreamland earned ribbons in several 2’6″ hunter classes in their first show together. Sabine Neumann and Mystic Joe had a good week in the Low Jr/Am Jumpers, finishing with a 7th place in the classic. Mitch Haddon competed Bardolino in the High Adult Jumpers, earning a 3rd place. Nina Butler’s Acoletto ES picked up the Championship in Friday’s Low Hunter division. Carly Peoples and Pantau earned ribbons in the 3’3 Amateur Owner Hunters, including a win under saddle. Taylor Daignault showed Warwick in the Low Adult Jumpers, finishing the week with a 6th in the Low Child/Adult Stake Class.
As the HITS Culpeper season drew to a close, several of our riders earned Circuit Championships. Nina Butler and Acoletto were Circuit Champions of the Novice Adult Hunter and Pre-Child/Adult Hunter divisions. Nina was also Champion of the Adult Maiden Equitation and Reserve Champion of the HITS 1 Hunter divisions with Panamero. Addison Reed was Circuit Champion of the Level 0 Jumpers aboard Stormy Weather and Sabine Neumann was Reserve Circuit Champion of the Level 4 Jumpers with Mystic Joe.
RTS riders had 2 great weeks at HITS Culpeper. At Showday National, Nina Butler and Acoletto ES had a standout week, earning Champion of the Adult Novice Equitation, the Pre-Child/Adult Hunter, and the Novice Adult Hunter! Nina also showed Panamero to ribbons in the Pre-Child/Adult Hunter and the Culpeper Adult Hunter, including a win in the Pre-Child/Adult Under Saddle class.Katie Butler and LaBonne were 3rd and 4th in the Low Jr/Am Jumpers, and 6th in the Classic. Katie was also 6th in the Culpeper Equitation Classic. Kate Phillips and Mitch Haddon showed Apogee and Bardolino, respectively, in the Low Adult Jumpers. Kate earned a 5th and Mitch earned an 8th place finish. Sabine Neumann showed Mystic Joe in the Level 4 and Modified Jr/Am Jumper, earning a 4th in a Modified Class. Derek Reed and Dreamland were 2nd in a 6 Year Old class, as well as in a Level 5 class. Derek also rode C’ Van de Helle in the Level 6 jumpers, earning 2nd, 3rd, and 5th.
At Cavalier Classic, Sabine Neumann and Mystic Joe (Level 4 jumpers) and Addison Reed and Stormy Weather (2′ Jumpers) brought home Championships. Addison and Stormy also scored a win in a Level 0 jumper class. Sulu and Envy were 2nd in the Open Welcome, 10th in the Brookledge Open, and 8th in the Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix. Mitch Haddon and Bardolino had great trips and ribbons in the Level 1 jumpers and the Low Adult Jumpers. Kate Phillips and Apogee earned ribbons, including a 2nd place, in the Low Adult Jumpers.
In Upperville, Katie Butler rode Donner Vogel to a win in the Low Children’s jumper classic, as well as ribbons in Equitation classes, including 5th overall in the WIHS Equitation Classic. Katie also won a High Children’s jumper class on Iris, and was 12th in the Classic. Carly Peoples and Pantau earned ribbons in the Younger Adult Hunters. Sulu and Indarco won a 1.20m jumper class and were 5th in a 1.30m jumper class.
At PJA, Derek rode C’ Van de Helle and Dreamland in the combined 6/7/8 year old YJC qualifier, earning 4th and 6th respectively. Sulu and Indarco were 2nd in the Schooling Jumper Welcome as well as the 1.30m Jumper. Indarco was also 9th in the 1.25m Classic. With Donner Vogel, Sulu was 4th in the 1.25m Classic. Sulu was 4th with Envy in the Open Jumper Welcome Stake, and 12th in the Grand Prix.
At Swan Lake Kick Off Classic, Sulu rode Milano to two 5th place finishes in the 3′ Open Hunters and a win in the Under Saddle. Jenny McDonough rode Milano to a 3rd in the Adult Amateur Hunter Classic. Jenny also rode Cold Stone in the 1.10m and High Adult Jumpers, earning 5th and 7th. Indarco and Sulu were 3rd in the 1.20 Jumpers and 4th in the 1.30m Blue/Grey Gambler’s Choice. Derek and Dreamland were 2nd and 3rd in the 6 year old YJC classes. With C’ Van de Helle, Derek was 2nd and 4th in the 7/8 year old YJC classes. Pantau and Sulu were 4th, 4th and 7th over fences and 3rd under saddle in the 3’3 Performance Hunters. With Carly Peoples, Pantau was 3rd in a very large 3′ Open Hunter class, and the winner of the Under Saddle. Carly and Pantau also showed in the 3’3 Amateur Owner Hunters, earning 3rd, 5th, 5th and 6th over fences, and 2nd in the under saddle, as well as 8th in the Amateur Owner Hunter Classic. With Sulu, Donner Vogel was 4th and 10th in the 1.20m jumpers. With Carey Kriedler, Donner Vogel earned a 3rd in the High Adult Jumpers. Envy and Sulu were 4th in the $50,000 Kick Off Classic Grand Prix.
At Lexington Spring Premiere, Addison had a standout week with Stormy Weather and Picturesque Bow Tie. Stormy earned a win in the .85m jumpers, 1st in the VHSA/EMO Pony Medal, 1st in the Medium Pony Hunter Classic, 2nd in the USEF Pony Medal, and Champion of the Medium Pony Hunters. Picturesque Bow Tie was Champion of the VPBA Pony Hunters with wins in 2 over fences and the under saddle. Addison was also named Exhibitor of the Week in the Reel Arena as well as Best Pony Rider! Carly Peoples and Pantau showed and earned ribbons in the 3’3 Younger A/Os. Carly also showed There’s an App for That in the .75m and .85m jumpers earning ribbons including a win in a .85m class. Nina Butler showed Acoletto ES in 2’6 hunter divisions over the weekend, picking up a Reserve Champion in the Special Hunters. Nina also showed Panamero for the first time, earning ribbons in the 2′-2’6 hunters, including a win in the Special Adult Under Saddle. Bridget Phillips showed Royal Pallas in the 2′-2’6 hunters as well, picking up a clean sweep and Champion of the Limit Hunter division. Katie Butler and LaBonne were Reserve Champion of the Low Jr/Am jumpers, with a second place in the Classic. Katie also showed Donner Vogel in equitation classes, picking up a second in the VHSA/EMO Hunter Seat Medal as well as in the VHSA Equitation on the flat. Sulu and Envy were 8th in the Open Welcome Stake and 9th in the Rockbridge Grand Prix with great rounds. Sulu also rode Indarco to wins in the 1.20 and 1.25m jumpers.
At Lexington Spring Encore, Sulu and Envy were the winners of the $25,000 Grand Prix. Sulu also rode to championships aboard The Galloping Field’s Indarco (1.25m jumpers) and Carey Kriedler’s Donner Vogel (1.20m jumpers), earning her the Leading Jumper Rider title. Addison also had a busy weekend. Aboard her own Stormy Weather, Addison earned ribbons in the Medium Pony Hunters, the .75m and .85m jumpers, and VHSA/EMO Pony Medal. With Patti Foster’s Picturesque Bow Tie, Addison picked up the Reserve Champion of the VPBA Pony Hunters. With Katherine Buhrer’s Petunia Mae, Addison collected ribbons in the Medium Pony Hunters, USEF Pony Medal, and the WIHS Pony Hunter Classic. She earned Champion of the Fletcher Hunter division aboard Trestle Tree Farm’s Lily, and ribbons in the Green Pony Hunters with Keri Guanciale’s Sanibel. Addison was named Best Pony Rider for the second week in a row! Nina Butler also had a great week with her horses, Acoletto ES and Panamero. She and Acoletto swept the Pre-Adult Hunters and earned ribbons on the 2’9 Encore Hunters. Acoletto also earned ribbons with Sulu in the 3’3″ Pre-Greens. With Panamero, Nina was Champion of the 2’6″ Encore Hunters and earned ribbons in the Limit and Pleasure Hunters, including winning all 3 division Under Saddle classed. Carly Peoples was Reserve Champion of the 3’3″ Performance Hunters with her own Pantau, and earned ribbons in the .85m jumpers with her There’s an App for That. Derek Reed rode his own Dreamland and C’ Van de Helle (co-owned by Nina Butler) to ribbons in the 1.10m and 1.20m jumpers. Katie Butler and her LaBonne earned ribbons, including a win, in the Low Jr/Am jumpers. Katie also showed Carey Kriedler’s Donner Vogel to second place finishes in the VHSA/EMO Hunter Seat Medal, USEF/Pessoa Hunter Seat Medal, and Oak Ridge Medal, and a win in the VHSA Equitation on the Flat. Carey Kriedler rode her own Bolero to ribbons in the Low Child Adult Jumpers, finishing the week with a second place in the Low Child/Adult Stake Class. Kate Phillips and her Apogee earned ribbons in the Low Child/Adult Jumpers.
RTS riders earned many ribbons during week I of HITS Culpeper! Nina Butler and Acoletto earned ribbons in the HITS 2 Hunter, Novice Adult Hunter, and finished the weekend with Reserve Champion in the Culpeper Adult Hunters! Acoletto also showed in the 3’3 Pre-Greens with Sulu, earning ribbons including a win over fences. Katie Butler and Labonne showed in the Low Jr/Am Jumpers, earning a pair of 8th place finishes. Virginia Frediani and Silvio and Jenny McDonough with Milano each earned ribbons in the Younger Adult Amateur Hunters out of more than 20 horses. Addison Reed and Stormy Weather had good ribbons in the Level 0 jumpers; they also won the MHSA Pony Hunter Seat Medal. Addison also had a great first show with Picturesque Bow Tie, earning Reserve Champion in the VBPA Hunters. They also earned good ribbons in the Small Green Pony Hunters, including a win in the Model. Carly Peoples and Pantau showed in the 3’3 Amateur Owner Hunters with good ribbons in all of her classes. Sulu and her new horse Indarco earned ribbons in the Level 4 and Level 5 jumpers. Sulu and Envy were 12th in the Brookledge Open Welcome on Friday.
The BIG WINNER of the week was Lucas Reed who made his Leadline debut aboard Picturesque Bow Tie!
Addison and Stormy were unstoppable during Week VIII! They earned Champion of the 2′ jumpers with three firsts and a second, as well as Champion of the Level 0 jumpers with two firsts and a second. Nina and Acoletto were Reserve Champion of the Pre-Adult Hunters, with a first and second over fences and third under saddle. Katie and Labonne started their show season off in the Low Junior Jumpers, earning a 4th place.
Showing at Week IX of HITS Ocala wrapped up with several RTS riders earning ribbons. Once again, Addison and Stormy earned ribbons in the 2′ and Level 0 jumpers, including Reserve Champion in the Level 0. Nina and Acoletto ES again earned ribbons in the Pre-Adult Hunters, and a 7th place in the Bit O Straw Hunter Classic. Katie and Labonne competed in the Low JR jumpers, ending the week with an 8th place finish in the Low Junior Jumper Classic. Cara and El Awrance showed in their first classes of the season, and earned a 5th in the Younger Low Amateur Owner Hunter under saddle. Bardolino had a win in the Level 2 jumpers, and showed in the Low Adult jumpers with Mitch. Sabine and Sulu had good showings in the Level 4 jumpers with Mystic Joe and Indarco, respectively. To wrap up the week, Sulu and Envy had a great trip in the $100,000 Grand Prix and finished 10th.
In week IV at HITS Ocala, Sulu and Forever were 11th in their first Devoucoux Hunter Prix.
Week V saw excellent ribbons from our riders, including Addison Reed and Stormy Weather earning good results in the 2′ jumpers and a 2nd in the WIHS Pony Medal. Sabine Neuman and Mystic Joe earned ribbons throughout the week including a win and Reserve Champion in the Level 3 jumpers, a 2nd and 7th in the Level 4 jumpers, and a 3rd in the High Adult jumpers.
RTS riders wrapped up a successful Week VI in HITS Ocala. Addison Reed and Stormy Weather were Reserve Champion of the 2′ jumpers, with a win and other high ribbons in classes of 20+ horses and ponies! Addison also picked up Reserve Champion of the Small/Medium Children’s ponies aboard a catch ride All That Razz. Well done Addison!
Sulu and Forever had a good week in the 3’6 performance hunters, including a win in the hack class and ribbons over fences. Forever topped her week off with a 6th place finish in the Devoucoux Hunter Prix out of 56 entries.
Mitch Haddon showed his horse Bardolino in the Low Adult jumpers and Sabine and Mystic Joe stepped up to the Low Amateur jumpers.
Envy and Sulu capped off the week with a double clear effort in the $50,000 Grand Prix in the pouring rain today, to finish 5th out of 40 horses.
Our show season has kicked off in Ocala. Addison and Stormy Weather earned ribbons in the 2′ and Level 0 jumpers. Sabine and Mystic Joe received ribbons in the Level 2 and Medium Adult jumpers, and Mitch and Bardolino earned ribbons in the Level 0 and Level 1 jumpers.
The 2013 show season finished up well for Stillmeadows riders, with many of our horses and riders earning year end honors at our local jumper series CVSJA.
Congratulations to all of our riders who received awards at the annual CVSJA dinner!
Katie Jones and her pony Mi Amore were Champion of the Novice Horse and Low divisions. Katie was also High Point Overall rider and High Point Junior rider, while Amore was the High Point Horse.
Sarah Black and her horse Mister Hi were champion of the Child/Adult division. Sarah was High Point Adult Amateur rider and New was named 2013 Horse of the Year.
Amy Grieves and her horse Barrett were champion of the Schooling division. They also received 6th place in the Modified division.
Addison Reed and her pony Stormy Weather were Honorable Mention in the Novice Horse division.
Derek Reed was Reserve Champion of the Modified division aboard Jenny Mcdonough’s Cold Stone, as well as 5th on his own Panamero.
Sulu Rose Reed was High Point Professional rider, 4th place in the Modified division aboard RTS’ Forever, and shared honors aboard Madi Brander’s Paolo, who was Reserve Champion of the Schooling division and Champion of the Modified division. Sulu also won both the Schooling and Modified Mini Prix classes aboard Forever.
Also receiving ribbons were Chynna Agee with her own Dublin’s Own (4th place Low division), Lauren Helber aboard Judith Neumann’s Natural Selection (6th place Novice Rider), Kelly Gannon with her LaLaLaLa (4th place Child/Adult division), and Katie Butler aboard Mary Keivel’s Tax Time (winner of the Child/Adult Mini Prix)
Several RTS riders attended the RMI Raleigh Benefit horse show.
Sulu and Envy won the $5,000 Challenge Stake, were 4th in the $10,000 Welcome Stake, and were 9th in the $30,000 Raleigh Grand Prix.
Sulu was also 8th in the $30,000 Raleigh Grand Prix aboard Ganon.
Nina Butler and her own Acoletto were 2nd and 6th in the Low Hunter 2’6, as well as 4th and 8th in the Pre-Adult Hunters.
Jenny McDonough and Milano were 4th in the Younger Adult Amateur Hunters. Jenny and Cold Stone were 6th in the High Adult Jumpers.
Katie Butler and La Bonne teamed up with Sulu Rose-Reed and Forever to win the $1,000 Rotating Pairs class. Forever was also 4th in the 1.25m jumpers.
Addison Reed and her pony Stormy Weather competed in the Medium Pony Hunters, earning 2nd, 4th, 4th, 7th, and 8th. Addison also earned 2nd in the Equisport/US Pony Equitation, and 3rd in the Washington Pony Medal.
The 2013 show season has started off right for many of Reed Training and Sales competitors. Highlights include:
Sulu Rose-Reed and Envy were the winners of the 2013 Grand Prix at Swan Lake. Additionally they placed third in the HITS Ocala Tournament Grand Prix and fifth in the HITS Commonwealth National Grand Prix.
Katie Butler and La Bonne stepped up to the Low Junior/Amateur division at the Lexington Spring horse shows, earning themselves a win in the Low Junior/Amateur Classic at Lexington Spring Premiere, as well as third place in the Low Junior/Amateur Classic at Lexington Spring Encore. At Swan Lake’s Summer Kickoff, Katie and La Bonne won a High Junior/Amateur class and were 4th in the SJHOF Classic. Katie is also competing her new horse Iris, with success in the High Child/Adult and Modified Junior/Amateur divisions.
Addison Reed and her ponies Pickpocket and Stormy Weather had their share of successes starting in HITS Ocala where Pickpocket won the first $5,000 Chungunco Pony Hunter Classic. Addison and Stormy Weather showed in the hunter, jumper, and equitation rings, proving successful in all three. Addison was HITS Ocala Circuit Champion of the 11 & Under Equitation as well as Reserve Circuit Champion of the HITS 2′ Jumper division. At the Lexington Spring horse shows, Addison and Stormy Weather won the VHSA/EMO Pony Medal both weeks.
Jenny McDonough and Cold Stone moved up to the Low Junior/Amateur division at the Swan Lake Summer Kick Off horse show. They were 4th and 5th during the week, and earned 8th place in the Low Junior/Amateur Classic..
Delaney Agee and Angelica Pickles attended their first ‘A’ shows at the Lexington Spring horse shows with results including Champion of Short Stirrup Hunter and excellent ribbons in Small/Medium Children’s Pony, both Hunters and Equitation.
Chynna Agee and Dublin’s Own also earned ribbons at Lexington Spring Premiere and Encore. Chynna and Dublin’s Own competed in the Pre-Children’s hunters and Novice Equitation, with good placings in both divisions.
Katie Jones and Mi Amore are having continued success at CVSJA horse shows, with ribbons and Championships in both the Novice and Low divisions.
Sarah Black and Mister Hi have also had a successful start to the CVSJA show season with wins and Championships in the Child/Adult Division.