Who Jumped It Best? Upperville Edition

Jun 11, 2021 - 2:12 PM

All of us dream of the day when we have a money tree to fund our horse habit to our hearts’ content. By why not add some visuals to that dream? Take your pick of Upperville’s finest with this year’s installment of “who jumped it best.” (Answer: They all did, and we’ll take one of each, please!)

Which hunter under the oaks makes your heart flutter the most?

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Hunt Tosh and Chorus make us hear angels in the background. Kimberly Loushin Photo
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Lambrusco couldn’t have a more pleasant expression with Isaac Leffkowitz. Kimberly Loushin Photo
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KNEES. That’s all our brain can compute after seeing this photo of Scott Stewart on Nottingham. Kimberly Loushin Photo

And on the jumper side of the street:

17-year-old Grace Debney pilots Boheme De La Roque. Laura Lemon Photo
Just look at the cute white face of Astilbe, with rider Hilary McNerney. Laura Lemon Photo
And look at the ears of Corbawido PS, pictured with Gavin Harley. Laura Lemon Photo

Wheels up; heels down:

Katie Dinan jumps her trusted steed Dougie Douglas. Laura Lemon Photo
Amy Millar and Christiano were in sync over the vertical. Laura Lemon Photo
Wheels down for Alex Matz and Jasmijn Van De Renthoeve. Laura Lemon Photo
Lillie Keenan looked like she was riding an equitation class with Skyhorse. Laura Lemon Photo

Back to drooling over hunters:

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Could Fable’s knees be any tighter for Holly Orlando? Kimberly Loushin Photo
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Yes, we’d take that freckled face of Babylon, pictured with John French. Kimberly Loushin Photo
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Scott Stewart and For Always scored a 94 in the 3’6″ greens, and it is easy to see why. Kimberly Loushin Photo

How about a giant oxer at the end of the ring to finish off our window-shopping?

Blossom Z to McLain Ward: “Look, McLain, I can jump like a hunter, too!” Laura Lemon Photo
Manhattan and Georgina Bloomberg put in some extra air time. Laura Lemon Photo
Vivaldi Du Theil had all the wheels up for Ailish Cunniffe. Laura Lemon Photo



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