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. Now after hers and Havana’s June tumble down the mountainside, both are back in operation and ready to take on the world.
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. In early September at the Arabian Sport Horse Nationals in Raleigh for the PSG and I-1 Championships–top ten in all his classes, 4th and 5th in everything out of 21-25 horses.
Gail Redinger at Spokane Sport Horse in August: Forman a 67% on Sat. and a 68.6% on Sunday PSG. Leto a 66.5% Sat and a 67.7% Sunday 4th level/3, so he’s now qualified for both 4th and PSG. Ferro. 87% materiale, Janet Foy told Christel he’s the nicest 4 yr. old she has seen this season 82% tr. 1 and 81% 4 yr. old test. he fell out of the right lead canter 2 times. At the Region 6 Finals, Ferro in Training Level: 65.4 and 71+; Leto in 4th 3 and PSG: 65.1 and 64.2; and Forman in the same tests: 70 and 68.6%.
Gail and Ferro also were Reserve Champions as 4 year olds at the Spokane Sport Horse show series for 2017.
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%. At Suncoast in August two nice scores in the 60s upon moving up to 4th Level 2.
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. Back at the late August Fox Lea show 4 more scores in the 62-64 range at 1st Level 2 and 3.
Susan Mori with 65% successes at Fox Lea in 2nd Level.
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. More good reports from Costa Rica: Gogi and Vampiro moving up to 4th 2 with scores of 66 and 70 from a Dutch International judge.
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!