Ledges Winter Classic
Roscoe, Ill., Dec. 3-6
Hunter champions included: first year green—Heureux (Ellen Muslin); children’s pony & small/medium pony—Golden Snitch (Lillie Ross); small/medium green pony—Shine On (Emily Elek-Burtard); children’s—Orame (Kira Telford); junior/amateur-owner—Concetto (First Partners Inc.); adult amateur—Azul (Jill Vannatta); second year green—Calgary (Messenger Hill & Karlie Slowiak). Jumper champions included: low children’s/adult amateur—Ping Pong (Gabrielle Bausano Inc.); junior/amateur-owner—Armstrong (Allison Ross); high children’s/adult amateur—Zarah (Rachel Omerza).
Alpharetta, Ga., Dec. 3-6
Hunter champions included: adult amateur—Breaking News (Cathy Coffey); children’s, 14 & under—Omega D’Elle (Melanie Taetle); children’s, 15-17—Inspector Gadget (Chantal Elmore); children’s pony—Clovercroft Picture This (Mary Lambert); green working & large junior—Alexander (Elaina Plott); large green pony—Step-N-Up (Stephanie Free); large pony—Hallelujah (Caroline Crews); medium pony—Hillcrest Blue Bandit (Jennifer Gilliland); small pony—Harmony (Mary Katherine Hargreaves); small junior/amateur-owner—Finding Neverland (Nicki Alexander); small/medium green pony—Pearl (Janet Salem). Jumper champions included: adult amateur—Mojo (Jana Chevalier); children’s—Sky Miles (Peter Droogmans).
Lake St. Louis Holiday
Lake St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 2-6
Hunter champions included: first year green—Select (Carrie Quirin); second year green—Sugar Boy (Wendy Hofmeister & Tammy Provost); regular working—Primera (Helen Gilbert); green conformation—Righteous (Susan Moriconi); low amateur-owner—Chancellor (Joe Nash); amateur-owner—Vancouver (Margot Sutherland); small junior—Souvenir (Treesdale Farms); large junior—Tache Rouge (Czech Mate LLC); small pony—Tango Shoes (Brooke Sule); medium pony—Blondie (Anna Demetree); large pony—Center Field (Louise Graves); small/medium green pony—Caramel Crunch (Nancy Sutherland & Christina Demetree); large green pony—Champlain Tangerine (Savannah Talcott); children’s, 14 & under—Absolut Final Call (Lubov Wallace); children’s, 15-17—Daria (Anne Rinadi); large children’s pony—Blue Chip (Micaela Kennedy); adult amateur, 18-35—As Always (Elizabeth Morgan); adult amateur, 36-50—North Sea (Avery Dimmig); adult amateur, 51 & over—Risque (Rebecca Horwitz). Jumper champions included: high junior/amateur-owner—Corsavita (Blue Gate Farm LLC); low junior/amateur-owner—Let’s Go (Hayley Hansen); low adult amateur—Coalton (Tali McRee); low children’s—Late Night (Alliy Moyer); high children’s/adult amateur—Trova (Amanda Hudspeth).
Carolina Horse Park December Classic
Raeford, N.C., Dec. 5-6
Hunter champions included: green conformation—Windward (Mary Braga); green—Second To None (Don Sheehan); amateur-owner, 18-35—Tenacious (Christina Gaither); green pony—Training Wheels (Madison Syfert); small/medium pony—Harriet Potter (Sydney Fadel); large pony—Hidden Springs Linus (Dianne Randolph); children’s—Jasper (Mary Schilling); adult amateur—Winning My Way (Martin O’Rourke). Jumper champions included: low children’s/adult amateur—Ripley Z (Jessica Laube); high children’s/adult amateur—Oriental K (Carlos Aramburo).
ESP Year End
Wellington, Fla., Dec. 5-6
Hidden Creek Farm Inc.’s Tosca 290 (Margie Engle) won the $25,000 ESP Year End Grand Prix over Alex Jayne’s Sampras (Charlie Jayne). Hunter champions included: adult amateur—Head Over Heels (Lisa Scott); children’s—Remarqueable (Erin McGuire); children’s pony—Pop Star (Lauren Steiner); pony—Wynnbrook’s Sandcastle (Riverview Farm LLC). Jumper champions included: children’s—DiMaggio (Castlewood Farm Inc.); amateur-owner/junior—Untouchable Z (Raylyn Farms Inc. & Beverly Sheey); low children’s/adult amateur—Pinehurst’s Rascapade (Pinehurst Stables).
Waco, Texas, Dec. 2-6
Hunter champions included: green—Royal Diamonds (Abigail Schweppe); amateur-owner—Maestro (AG Hunters LLC); low amateur-owner—CR Felice (Claire Rock); small junior—Remy Martin (Morgan Tullos); large junior—Regalo (Caroline Beecherl); small pony—Patchwork Strawberry (Sarah Buchholz); medium pony & small/medium green pony—Crystal Acres Chocolatier (Silver Oak Farm LLC); children’s pony—Pomme Fritte (Madelyn Schweppe); children’s, 14 & under—Little Blue Box (Taylor Sutton); children’s, 15-17—Royal Diamonds (Abigail Schweppe); adult amateur, 18-49—West Indies (Lori Mathews); adult amateur, 50 & over—Back Talk (Eileen Fontaine). Jumper champions included: low children’s—Loki (Hannah Power); high children’s—Callie (Jacqueline Ward); low adult amateur—Bejeweled (Alana Johnson); low junior/amateur-owner—Commander In Chief (Jan Beavers); high junior/amateur-owner—Einstein (Jordan Appel).
Camden, S.C., Dec. 5-6
Hunter champions included: green working & children’s—Danish Duke (Addie Coward); regular working—Enchantment (Kirk Kamish); amateur-owner—Rendezvous (Katie Ballentine); divisions of junior—Hidden Treasure (Kelsey Metz) & Art Nouveau (Caroline Brennan); divisions of pony—My Favorite Bowtie (Katie Fritz) & Joe Boxer (Nadia Amann); divisions of adult amateur—Rhinestone Cowboy (Jennifer St. John). Jumper champions included: children’s/adult amateur—Game On (Kiowa Waters).
Darien, Conn., Dec. 5-6
Hunter champions included: children’s—Ribbons N Roses (Twin Lakes Farm); adult amateur—Friday (Sheila Drenckhahn).
Ashley Meadows Farm
Berwyn, Penn, Dec. 4-6
Hunter championships included: small/medium green pony–Beau’s Masterpiece (Amber Hill Farm); large green pony—Fairybook’s Mr. Fox (Kendall Burdette); small pony—Flyer Miles (Ashley Hartman); medium pony—Watch Me Shine (Sofia Zaga-Masri); large pony—MT Pockets (Alexandra Bukowski); junior—Incognito (Regina Barasch); children’s pony—Starry Night (Lauren Mullaney); children’s horse—All Star (Jennifer Schwartz); green working—Rockstar 1st (Four Seasons Horse Sales). Jumper champions included: pony—Northwinds Opus (Nicole Kehrli); children’s/adult—Will Stop (Virginia McNeil).