Lake St. Louis
Lake St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 9-13
Wilhelm Genn’s Happy Z (Genn) won the $25,000 Lake St. Louis Grand Prix over Laura Ryan Barnaclo’s Chantal (Genn). Elizabeth Morgan’s As Always (Chris Payne) won the Wingate By Wydham/The Chronicle Of The Horse USHJA International Hunter Derby over Treesdale Farms’ Accord (Kirstie Dobbs) & Olivia Weaver’s Yes Indeed! (Sarah Mechlin). Hunter champions included: first year green—Righteous (Susan Moriconi); second year green—Yes Indeed! (Weaver); regular working & large junior, 15 & under—Momentus (Alliy Moyer); green conformation—Star Light (Maggie Casper); amateur-owner—Vancouver (Margot Sutherland); low amateur-owner—Show Time (Veronica Miller); adult amateur—Tortufo (Miller); small junior—Souvenir (Treesdale Farms); large junior, 16-17—Condanas (Lacey Gilbertson); small/medium pony—Hakunamatata (Kady Abrahamson); large pony—Top Gun (Courtney Link); green pony—Champlain Tangerine (Savannah Talcott); children’s, 14 & under—Hadji (Meehan Shirey); children’s, 15-17—Harrison (Helen Gilbert); large children’s pony—Good Heavens (Samantha Gumbin); adult amateur, 18-35—Nicole (Melissa Ott); adult amateur, 36-50—North Sea (Avery Dimmig); adult amateur, 51 & over—Phineas (Susan Aselage). Jumper champions included: high junior/amateur-owner—Corsavita (Blue Gate Farm LLC); low junior/amateur-owner—Éclair Du Benny (Nicole Wagner); low adult amateur—Gypsophino (Rebecca Carpenter); low children’s—Balisto (Alec Bozorgi); high children’s/adult—Island Cowboy (Julie Garrison).
The Barracks December
Charlottesville, Va., Dec. 10-13
Hunter champions included: first year green & large junior—Enzo (David Oberkircher); regular working/second year green—Sociable (Olin Armstrong); amateur-owner—Bishonen (Marianna Wade Bishop); small junior—Jukebox Hero (Margaret Oberkircher); adult amateur, 18-35—Juliet (Kathryn Davilli); adult amateur, 36 & over—If Ever (Shannon Bartlett); children’s, 14 & under—Mr. President (Courtney Beatty); children’s, 15-17—Loretta (Kathleen Oberkircher); medium pony—Kiss The Rain (Christine Desimone); large pony—Home Court (Whipstick Farm); small/medium green pony—West Wing (Mary Lou Glover); large green pony—Dapper Dan (Kaitlin Lertora); children’s pony—Highland’s Paris (Rachel Okun), low amateur-owner—Fitzhugh (Grace Stuntz).
The Christmas Show
Waco, Texas, Dec. 9-13
Hunter champions included: green conformation—Castlewellan (Susan Bradley); first year green—Katcha’ Reminiscing (Caroline Auclair); second year green—Ascot (Monica Algarra); amateur-owner—Wyatt (Karlene Moss); low amateur-owner—Copper Canyon (Eileen Fontaine); small junior—Remy Martin (Morgan Tullos); large junior—Neander (Jackie Watkins); small pony—Pashmina (Jordan Coyle); medium/large pony—Malibu (Camille Trimble); green pony—Nite Lite (Trimble); children’s, 14 & under—Daisy Mae (Madeline Odom); children’s, 15-17—Nantucket (Madeline Gibson); adult amateur, 18-49—Sidekick (Jamie Jarvis); adult amateur, 50 & over—Paris (Claire McCrummen). Jumper champions included: low children’s—Eva (Jennie Nolen); high children’s—Optimist (Kathryn Thompson); low adult amateur—Silver Lining (Julia Hanson); pony—La-Ti-Da (Sarah Walker).
Folsom, La., Dec. 11-13
Hunter champions included: low amateur-owner/amateur-owner/junior—In Earnest (Carmann Matherne); small/medium pony—Lucky Charms (Isabel Coleman); large pony—Sir William (Sara Dees); small/medium green pony—Highlands Top Hat (Hunter’s Bluff Farm LLC); children’s/adult—Dauntless Dillon (Tori Powers). Jumper champions included: low children’s/adult—Nadija (Sydney Swarr); high children’s/adult amateur—Radar Love (Samantha Lacy).
RMI Mid-Florida December
Ocala, Fla., Dec. 11-13
Hunter champions included: adult amateur—Where’s The Gold (Rick Dayner); green & low amateur-owner/amateur-owner—INXS (Robin Swinderman); children’s—Tex (Anna Rea); children’s pony—Ideal De La Scye (Walker Mutz); green conformation—Robin Hood Z (Patricia Jenkins); large junior—Dolce And Gabbana (Redfield Farm); large pony—Thank Heavens (Claire Khuen); medium pony—Cosmic (Nicole Shahinian-Simpson); small pony—Gracefully Yours (Devin Seek); green pony—Elite Champagne Wish (Stacy Lane-Sanderson). Jumper champions included: children’s/adult—Enzo (Jessica Herman); low children’s/adult—Gone Platinum (Parker Carlyle).
ESP Holiday I
Wellington, Fla., Dec. 11-13
Hunter champions included: adult amateur—Tommy Bahama (Laurie Stevens); low amateur-owner—Gisele (Leah Schwendeman); conformation & amateur-owner, 36 & over—Listen (Jane Gaston); children’s—Mactier (Bella Cramer); children’s pony—First Blue (Lochmoor Stables); first year green—Zilver Star (Spencer Ranch); green pony—Rollingwoods Stick Tight (Linda Evans); large junior—Fine Kiss (Ernest & Betty Oare); large pony—Vanity Fair (Betsee Parker); medium pony—Cleverist (Scott Stewart); second year green—Classified (CH Farm LLC); small junior—Savannah (Casey Green); small pony—Anakin (Richard Cunkle). Jumper champions included: adult amateur—Carlito (Alexa Presciti); children’s—Crouching Tiger (Colby Russey); low amateur-owner—Ballinclover Boy (Marshall Shear); low children’s/adult—Nifty (Erica Garcia).
Alpharetta, Ga., Dec. 10-13
Hunter champions included: adult amateur—Breaking News (Cathy Coffey); amateur-owner—Carlyle (Lindsey Irvin); children’s, 14 & under—Well Wishes (Savannah Cohen); children’s, 15-17—Sirius Black (Autumn Clarke); green conformation—Empire (Karen Frandsen); green pony—Samaritan (Quinn Larimer); first year green—Lead Story (Cathy Coffey); second year green—Water Music (Janet Salem); large junior—Happenstance (Natalie Sterrett); large pony—Pele (Adelaide Ponder); medium pony—Brownland’s Miss Sissie (Quinn Larimer); small junior—Normandy (Elizabeth Allen); small pony—James Blonde (Carly Reinsel). Jumper champions included: adult amateur—Mojo (Jana Chevalier); children’s—Request (Gavin Jensen).
Ledges Winter Series
Roscoe, Ill., Dec. 10-13
Hunter champions included: second year green—Calgary (Messenger Hill & Karlie Slowiak); children’s pony—Amelia Bedelia (Abble Ross); children’s, 14 & under—Pouwer (Palm Beach Equines LLC); small junior/amateur-owner—Newago (Amanda McMillan); large junior—Sports Fan (Lauren Tyree); adult-amateur, 18-35—Magnificent Miles (Elliot Renguso); adult amateur, 36 & over—Gucci (Judy Lefferdink); first year green—Ocala (Messenger Hill & Cindy Baffa). Jumper champions included: low children’s/adult—Faithfully (Patricia Williams); high children’s/adult—Rebound (Lance Williamson); junior/amateur-owner—Aume De La Lande (Janet Sassmannshausen).
Harmon Holiday Classic
Tryon, N.C., Dec. 11-13
Hunter champions included: pony—Legally Blond (Skylyn Mickler); children’s—French Twist (Kacie Fogg); regular working/green—Magnificent Dame (Marilyn Evans). Shadowboxer (Max Reed) won the children’s/adult jumper division.