Madison Goetzmann rode her way to the top of the ASPCA Maclay Final after two jumping rounds and a flat phase. Judges Ralph Caristo and Bernie Traurig didn’t even call for a final test—Goetzmann had put herself safely in front of the pack.
Read all about it in the Chronicle’s coverage of the class. Curious about the action in each round? COTH live-blogged the action—you can find Round 1’s round-by-round commentary here and Round 2’s commentary here.
And thanks to EQSportsNet, you can watch the jumping rounds that put Goetzmann on top. Here’s her Round 1 from Nov. 4, which put her into second place after Day:
And here’s her Round 2, which impressed the judges so much that they had not doubt she was their winner:
Want to know more about Goetzmann and how she combined a successful jumper career with her pursuit of the equitation? Make sure to read the Nov. 27 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse. And in the Dec. 11 issue of the Chronicle’s magazine, we’ll have a Horse Of A Lifetime story about the special horse Goetzmann rode to her Maclay win, San Remo VDL. What are you missing if you don’t subscribe?