What a great weekend at Blenheim June Classic I! Our riders had great trips and earned several tricolors to wrap up the week. Mac Arthur, owned by Emily Ann Hubbard received Champion in the USHJA 2’6’. Camille Leblond & Fin Chin Fravanca finish 2nd in the High Jr/AO Jumpers with the fastest jump off time with only 1 down. Mia Burlington takes home 3rd place in the Taylor Harris Medal on Graffito, owned by Camille Leblond. Nicole Mcnichols and Tomcat win Champion in the Low Adult Jumpers. Skylar Wireman and Nicole Mcnichols’ Calypso were Reserve Champion in the Medium Pony Hunters.
Thank you to all of my amazing clients, horses, staff, sponsors, friends & family who made our week Thunderbird Canadian Premier so wonderful! I am beyond grateful to be able to do this job and proud of your accomplishments. Cayambe started off the week as Champion in the 3’6″ Performance Working Hunters. Category and Camille Leblond were Champion in the 3’6 AO Hunters. Piper and Follow My Lead took home Reserve Champion in the Pre Child Equitation. Tomcat and Nicole McNichols won the Pacific Jm/Am Jumper Stake. Mia and Cayambe had top ribbons in the 3’3″ Junior Hunters. Callisto and Macie had great trips and earned top ribbons in the Green Rider Hunter. Sarina and Archive placed 3rd in the Taylor Harris Medal 6th in the CET Mini Medal. Claire McNichols and Calpyso won the Medium Pony Hunter U/S. Philine and Fiorella EVS earned 2nd in a tough Children’s Jumper division. We are looking forward to getting out of the PNW for a couple of weeks, California here we come!
Team Aleron headed to Evergreen State Equestrian Park for the 2019 PNW Hunter Jumper Show and had an exceptional week! Category, owned by Camille Leblond, brought home Champion in the High Performance Conformation Hunters. Camille’s Cayambe was Champion in the Performance 3’6” Hunters. Emily Hubbard and MacArthur took home Reserve Champion in 2’ hunters. Sealed With A Kiss, owned by Kim Smith, won Reserve Champion in the USHJA 2’3”. Siena Kitch’s Kona was Champion in the USHJA 2’6” & Reserve Champion in the Low Children’s Hunters. Callisto, owned by Macie Nordberg, was Champion and Lady Grey, owned by Gabrielle Fuller, was Reserve Champion in the Baby Green Hunters. Sarina Singh’s Archive won Champion in the Large Hunters. Philosophy, owned by Audrey Hogan, won in the High Performance Hunters. Mia Burlington and Graffito earned blue in the Jr Hunter 3’3” handy round. Sarina Singh and Grande Impression had the winning ride in the Hamel Foundation Medal. Gabrielle Moline had her first win in the Children’s Hunters with Campari. Claire Mcnichols rode her first Pony Hunter Derby and placed 4th with Calypso. Claire and Calypso also took 2nd in the Pony Under Saddle. Macie and Callisto took 2nd in the opportunity. Piper … Read More
Our riders had an exceptional week at Thunderbird Showpark ! Camille Leblond was champion in the A/Os aboard Category, Reserve Champion on Cayambe; Champ 1.40m jr/am on Fin Chin Fravanca and did her first Grand Prix on Fin with only 8 faults. She was also 4th in the mini prix with her young jumper Benedict! Mia Burlington won the THIS Medal, finished High Point Equitation Rider in her age group, won the 24 & under section of the Carl Green Equitation Challenge finishing 2nd overall. She also took 8th in the Derby on her new ride Graffito. Philine Weisbeek took her 4 yr old jumper El Capitan to his first show in the US and rode to 4th out of 30 in the 1.0m open. Alex Masone completed her first show on Sunliner with many top ribbons in the children’s hunters. Emma Lorimer continued to make huge progress with One O’Wonder. The week was filled with so many highlights and so many smiles. We can’t wait to come back in May
Team Aleron had a great time at the WSHJA Spring National! We are so lucky to work with the best horses and the best clients! Sealed With A Kiss was Champion in the UHSJA 2’3”. Camille Leblond’s Category was Champion in the High Performance Conformation, and won Saturday’s Ride of the Day. Carnado had a clean sweep in the High Performance! This pair also had Ride of the day on Wednesday. A double congratulations to Cayambe on taking home champion in the Performance 3’6” and scoring 88 to have Ride Of The Day on Wednesday! Callisto took home reserve champion at his first horse show in the USA in the Baby Greens. And Alexis Apostol had a great day back in the show ring placing 3rd in the Ariat Medal on Quintero. Emily Hubbard’s MacArthur finished 1st & 2nd in the 3′ Greens. We wrapped up the weekend by taking home the Brad Laird Memorial Trophy for Leading Hunter Rider for the 4th year in a row. A huge thank you to my entire team for your incredible support.
Congratulations to our mid-circuit award winners! “Carnado” & Mia were Champion in the Large Lunior 3’3″ 15 & under Camille earned Champion in the Adult Equitation 18-35 “Campari” was Champion Training Hunter “Notorious” was Reserve Champion in the Baby Greens “Frosted Blue” was Reserve Champion in the High Performance Conformation A huge thank you to all of our clients for a successful first half of the winter circuit! We can’t wait to get the second half underway!
Team Aleron headed to Evergreen State Equestrian Park for the Northwest Autumn Classic and brought home great ribbons! Congratulations to all who showed! Alexis and Splendid earned Reserve Champion in both the 3’9″ High Performance Hunters and the 3’6″ Performance Hunters. Aleron riders Piper and Gabby had a clean sweep in the Short Stirrup Equitation division, earning Champion and Reserve Champion, respectively! Claire won the large Short Stirrup Pony Equitation on the Flat class and Mia won the THIS Medal and earned top ribbons in the Junior 3’3″ Division. Ava, Siena, Audrey and Emma all had great rounds and debuts.
Congratulations to Anne Mullally’s Counselor, Gatsby, and Liliana Kaneshige’s Likely Story for qualifying for The Pennsylvania National Horse Show! Counselor and Gatsby were accepted in the Green 3’6″ division and Likely Story in the Green 3’9″. Counselor also earned a spot in the High Performance division.