Scores and rampant successes:
Alesia Bischoff on River at Suncoast– 66.9 and 62.4 in 3rd 3 and 4th 1.
Cami Topham and Eli in the PSG at Sucoast 62.6%.
Kathy Channell up in Illinois for the summer at a schooling show on her new horse, 65.5% in Training Level 3. Several weeks later a 69.09.
Janet Grunbok on Havana at Meadow Wood (WA)– 63.7 and 65.3 in 3rd Level 3. At Donida in June 68.7% also in 3rd 3.
Jody Harwood on Cindy — a 4th place finish in Senior Novice Rider at April’s Equiventures HT at the Horse Park in Ocala.
Cara Blanchard Kilbourne on SoHos Southwind at the Arabian Regionals: 65.4% in PSG and Reserve Ch in Open Sport Horse Hack.
Gail Redinger at Spokane Sport Horse in May– on Leto, a 66.3 in his first PSG; Forman in Fourth 1 and 2: 65.6 and 66.5; Ferro, the youngster in his Materiele class 7.94. In the FEI Four Year Old class: an 86%. In July, Forman’s PSG debut, 68.5% and 65.2%. Leto also in PSG 66.8 and 67.2. Ferro in Materiale 83.5% and despite some goofing around in his Training Level tests 68 and 73.
Courtney Varney on Tess– 68% in the Grand Prix Freestyle at Grand Oaks. Halfway to qualifying. At Grand Oaks in June her 2nd qualifying score for the GP F/S: 66%.
Dixie Parsley and Royalton– Third Level 2 and 3 at STRIDE: 63.6 and 65.8%
Jill Barrera on Ellen Merkle’s Maks, 61.75 and 63.5 percents at Venice in 4th 1. At Suncoast in June 63.9%
Deb King with Quincy– 61 and 66 %s in First 2 and 3 at Fox Lea. At Suncoast 4 scores in the 60s, 2 of which were above 64.5.
Sheila Gibson on Asha at STRIDE in April: 60.96 in Training 3. At Partners in the Park a 67.5%
Kathy Channell on her brand new War Begun, 67.5% at theMarch Alpha Schooling Show in Training 3.
At the same show Betty Brown’s equally new Tijo, a 65 in First Level 1 with Jamie Ashley riding.
Gloriana Herrera, my top CR student, with 70+% in 3rd 3 and 67% in 4th 1 in San Jose. Two other students, Scarlett with a 69% in 3rd 1 both days, and Lalo on the Friesian stallion with 70+% in 1st 3. All from an FEI judge. In the June show at La Carana nice scores for most of my clinic stdents. Below: Sergio Quesada with a 65 in his first ever freestyle. The horse a PRE stallion, Tango AG.
Cara Blanchard-Kilbourne with 66.18% in her first I-1 at Canterbury in March. At the Arabian Regionals, 65+ in PSG.
Isabelle Carlile on the impenetrable Linus making her long-awaited debut in a recognized show at the Sweetheart Cup at Clarcona. 62.5% in Training Level. At Sumter in May, a 68 in Training 3 and 63 in 1st 1.
Janet Grunbok and Havana selected as demo riders in the Northwest educational seminar series with Anne Gribbons and Lilo Fore.
In the meantime a few photos . . .
First a brief clip from Bill’s recent Bainbridge Island clinic: Janet Grunbok developing Havana’s working pirouette.
The Fran Harris/Zylana Fan Club
Brucie Barrera watches dressage
Long lining Jody Harwood’s Cindy
Special congratulations to Four Winds Farm legend Bruce, the French Bulldog, a perennial contender at the North Central Florida Dog Drinking Race. In 2014 he retired the trophy, winning in a close race by three laps!