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Leaping And Laughing: The Platinum Performance USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships In Photos

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Lexington, Ky.—Aug 19

Rain or shine, the horses competing in the Platinum Performance USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships proved they will be the bright new stars of the hunter world whether they head to the high performance or derby ring or become dependable partners for their junior or amateur owners.

Here are some of our favorite photos from the final day of the championship.

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*21Green_EllieFerrigno_LuxadorGHI_5985

Enough photos, time for a snack! Luxador thought Ellie Ferrigno’s flowers looked tasty. Kimberly Loushin Photos

*21Green_MG Lompacco_SaraTaylorGHI_6388

MG Lompacco strutted around the ring with Sara Taylor.

*21Green_DorothyDouglas_MTMLaVitaGHI_6133

Dorothy Douglas and MTM La Vita.

*21Green_TamaraProvost_SerengetiGHI_5912

How to get the perfect photo for social media? Open up that Chapstick and instant camera-ready ears. Tammy Provost and Serengeti pictured.

*21Green_BabylonGHI_5589

Babylon.

*21Green_Varenna_DanielGeitnerGHI_6080

Daniel Geitner and Varenna.

*21Green_Attaboy_LizaBoydGHI_5354

Not all the 3’6″/3’9″ horses got wet during their qualifying round. Liza Boyd and Attaboy got to go during the brief dry spell.

*21Green_TwainGHI_6439

Oh hey is that mine? Twain checks out his ribbon.

*21Green_Picnic_LisaHankinGHI_5548

Owner Lisa Hankin couldn’t have been happier with Picnic’s performance.

*21Green_WabocaVI_LibbyCopelandBaileyGHI_5749

Just a wee bit wet. Waboca V.I. and Libby Copeland Bailey pictured.

*21Green_MaryCaroline_GraceAnnNolan_FerrariGHI_6885

Sisters Grace Ann (left) and Mary Caroline Nolan goofed off while waiting for awards with Ferrari.

*21Green_StevieRay_NadaWiseGHI_6841

Stevie Ray looked picture perfect over the last fence with Nada Wise.

*21_Serenget_ShawnCasadyGHI_5887

Shawn Casady gives Serengeti a pat.

*21Green_SmallSocial_JamieTaylorGHI_5248

Small Social jumped out of his skin for Jamie Taylor.

*21Green_MastermindGHI_6474

Mastermind helps out by holding his own ribbon..

*21Green_HillaryJohnson_ElliotGHI_6628

Elliot and Hillary Johnson.

*21Green_SonyaCrampton_HappyBoyGHI_5710

Sometimes you just have to laugh at yourself. Sonya Crampton was full of smiles after Happy Boy nearly jumped her out of the tack at the first fence.

*21Green_ScottStewart_ForAlwaysGHI_5733

Nope that’s not snow, just lots and lots of rain. Scott Stewart and For Always pictured.

The Chronicle is on-site bringing you gorgeous photos, great interviews and behind-the-scenes stories. Make sure to follow along at www.coth.com, as well as on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. You can read all of our coverage of the Platinum Performance USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships here.

We will have a full analysis of the competition in the Sept. 6 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse magazine.


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