Green Horses Galore: Scenes From The Platinum Performance USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships

Aug 14, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Lexington, Ky.—Aug. 14

The day belonged to Scott Stewart in the Platinum Performance USHJA 3’/3’3″ Green Hunter Incentive Championship, with his rides taking the top three placings in the second qualifying round. All three horses—Mayflower, Sandstone and Charlemagne—are owned by Betsee Parker and will move forward to tomorrow’s championship round.

“I thought they all were great; [Mayflower] was awesome,” said Stewart. “I thought all three went equally as well. I was really happy with them. I was thrilled.”

One hundred and forty-one horses contested the two qualifying rounds, and now 30 horse-and-rider pairs will move forward. But it’s a clean slate championship round, so anything can happen tomorrow.

Take a look at some of our favorite photos from the day.

Scott Stewart took the top three places in the second round of the Platinum Performance USHJA 3’/3’3″ Green Hunter Incentive Championship with (from left) Mayflower, Sandstone and Charlemagne. Kimberly Loushin Photos
Captain America was cute as a button with Courtney Lenkart.
I wonder what those two are thinking.
Kersten Levine’s ride MTM All Smiles doubles as a modified adult hunter.
Kim Buzby piloted the beautiful Dizzy GZ.
Holly Orlando gave Waverly some love after their round.
Patricia Griffith piloted Sonder at the 3’3″ height.
RF Locomotion jumped brilliantly for Daniel Geitner.
Just stopping for a chat.
Halsey, another Scott Stewart ride, wasn’t going to touch that first fence.
Mindy Coretz had plenty to smile about after a strong performance with Chagall.
Ryan Sassmannshausen rode the beautiful and lanky Screen Shot.
The Walnut Ring has a beautiful backdrop for the Platinum Performance USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship. Tracy Fenney and MTM Personal Assistant are pictured.
Lexy Reed gave San Diego plenty of praise after their round that placed 10th.
Jenny Karazissis and Newton were tied for seventh after two rounds.
Business Time was all business for Maria Rasmussen.
Hillary Johnson rode the stunning Chimney Rock.

The Chronicle will be on-site bringing you gorgeous photos, great interviews and behind-the-scenes stories. Make sure to follow along at, as well as on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @Chronofhorse

Full results can be found here.

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