Huge turnout of 96 horses at the AHJA Lachlan Farm hosted at Windwood Equestrian. William Upton Madeline Reich & Jill Dean are super proud of all our team from Leadline to big time jumps!
Congrats to Izzy Simpson aboard Wish & Dutch for winning Champion & Reserve in Schooling Hunter & Modified Hunter & great success & top honors in her 2nd time ever moving up to Children’s Hunters! Jordan Keay Dillenberg had beautiful rides & great success in jumpers in .95 meter classes & had plans to go 1.0m & up but then thunderstorms came so it was a wrap on jumpers for the day. Lucy Reich did a great job piloting Bubbles to Children’s Pony-Reserve Champ! Chloe Marsh overcame a missed lead in her under saddle class & listened to her coach to let it go (have sports amnesia & go forward to fix it in the next ride😊)& ended up “slaying” the Cross Poles o/f and ended up Champion on Bubbles. MV pony piloted Just A Splash to Crosspole Reserve Champion, and had just a couple lessons to get to know this pony, just wait until she really gets to know this pony! Erica Dillion won Top Honors in a very competitive Xpole Hunter division!
Megan Seidel was Hopeful Hunter Emma Whited & Farnley Belle won lots of 2nd & 3rds /Top Honors in a HUGE walk trot division! Charlotte Miller & Overlord won the Walk Trot Under Saddle & lots of 2nds/3rds again against kids in their 2nd year of walk trot & this was Char’s 2nd show since Kickoff! Megan Seidel was Champion on Wanderlust & moved her 3 1/2 year old up to the Starting Hunter division with lots of progression in her training. Brandi Corbett and Belle Of The Ball, won 2nd in their Equitation O/F & Top ribbons in Pre-Adult & Modified, again in VERY competitive divisions & Brandi just started riding as an adult about 3 years ago, she’s getting ready for her USEF show debut soon!
Lucy Reich won Jr Am Champion on Rutchspin. Adrienne Scott wowed us for the 2nd show in a row to win Long Stirrup champion aboard Thunderstruck & then earned a Reserve Champion in a very competitive Starting Hunter division! Melissa Durbin Welch won the hack laid down beautiful trips o/f to win Reserve Champ on Blame It On Vegas. Lucy Reich also won Low Hunter champ on Rutchspin. Claire Newsom pony piloted Bubbles to Walk trot Reserve Champion and she just competed in her first show at the AHJA Kickoff show! Lilly Uber won TOP honors on Simply Star winning a 2nd & 2 3rds in her 2nd time ever showing in Walk Trot! We also had Academy students earn top honors at their first or 2nd show ever. Congrats to Isabelle Morrisse aboard Grandpa Parker earning 2 firsts in her first show ever! Lily Bush & Polkadottin & Ella Carr on Simply Star both won blues in Academy Walk! Yasmine Ferzli won Champion on Belle in Academy Walk Trot, and it was her first real show ever! Sydney Porter was a superstar in her first show aboard Mr Irresistible in Academy Xpoles! So proud of all of you, & thank you so much to all the Mom’s & Dad’s that volunteered to work & to all who came to enjoy an AHJA show at Windwood, we loved having each and every one of you. And, thank you to Anna O’Walls and Lachlan Farm for choosing Windwood to host your show! Great teamwork!