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  • Who's gonna win tomorrow?

    Let's hear the predictions!

    While I'm at it, here's mine. I'm rooting for Sam Schaefer, as I remember trying ponies for a client at her mom's farm with her in a stroller napping as an infant. It's been a pleasure watching her grow into a top rider.

    However...my betting money is on Molly Braswell. She's hungry, in top form, and has exquisite flatwork.

    Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.

  • #2
    Originally posted by Sing Mia Song View Post
    I'm rooting for Sam Schaefer, as I remember trying ponies for a client at her mom's farm with her in a stroller napping as an infant. It's been a pleasure watching her grow into a top rider.
    I have similar feelings about Schaefer Raposa. I've known her since before she was born. P.S. I feel old.

    I think it's pretty wide open, really. There are some very, very good riders, but I wouldn't say there's a heavy favorite, unlike some past years.

    There are so many things that have to click for the winner. The stars have to be aligned just right to make it your day.

    Good luck to all!


    • #3
      I have no idea who will win, but I am rooting for Elizabeth Benson (EB).
      The best sports bras for riders are Anita 5527 and Panache! Size UP in Anita, down in Panache (UK sizing)


      • #4
        i am rooting for EB too, alicat! i think she rides really well.
        i agree with the OP, sam schaefer definitely is a favorite to win (but she does go 9th tomorrow, so we'll see). molly also has been doing really well this year

        hasbrouck and meg omara also have been riding really well lately, so i think im rooting for them to do well also.


        • #5
          totally cheering for Erin Hickey!!!! shes such an awesome rider and person!


          • #6
            Is there a particular emphasis for the Maclay compared with some of the other BigEq finals? For example, I've heard some people on COTH say that the USEF Talent Search kind of focuses more on developing jumper riders. Curious if there are general thoughts on some of the other finals...


            • #7
              Originally posted by ponyrider12 View Post
              i am rooting for EB too, alicat! i think she rides really well.
              i agree with the OP, sam schaefer definitely is a favorite to win (but she does go 9th tomorrow, so we'll see). molly also has been doing really well this year

              hasbrouck and meg omara also have been riding really well lately, so i think im rooting for them to do well also.
              There are SO many talented riders. I went to Harrisburg and was thankful I didn't have to choose.

              I just hope that EB is in the ribbons. She was 10th at USEF and 11th in Medal finals.
              The best sports bras for riders are Anita 5527 and Panache! Size UP in Anita, down in Panache (UK sizing)


              • #8
                ^^^I hope she does well too.


                • #9
                  does anyone know who chase is riding tomorrow? his gray horse? or the horse he showed at medal finals, the lubranos horse i think?


                  • #10
                    does anyone know the order of go?


                    • #11
                      POSTED ORDER OF GO
                      ORDER---#---RIDER NAME
                      1---943---NANCY VINAL
                      2---909---SAMANTHA PYLE
                      3---906---ERICA POLLE
                      4---894---SARAH MILLIREN
                      5---863---ALLISON HAUPT
                      6---804---LAURA BAGINSKI
                      7---919---NICOLE ROOS
                      8---844---SHANNON DOOLEY
                      9---923---SAMANTHA SCHAEFER
                      10---870---BRITTANY HURST
                      11---826---SHAWN CASSIDY
                      12---891---TESS MCMAHON
                      13---884---MEGAN MACPHERSON
                      14---831---CLAIRE CONNAGHAN
                      15---814---ALEXA BOGGIO
                      16---802---KYLEE ARBUCKLE
                      17---845---OLIVIA DOREY
                      18---840---ALEXANDRIA DESIDERO
                      19---842---KATHERINE DINAN
                      20---822---SYDNEY CALLAWAY
                      21---850---HOLLY FRENCH
                      22---816---THEODORE BORIS
                      23---864---AMBER HENTER
                      24---811---BOBBIE BIGELOW
                      25---925---KATHERINE SCHMIDT
                      26---865---ERIN HICKEY
                      27---878---EMMA KENNEDY
                      28---899---SAMANTHA OLIVA
                      29---830---VICTORIA COLVIN
                      30---821---HALEY BUCHMILLER
                      31---902---MOLLY OSIER
                      32---937---CATHERINE TYREE
                      33---940---DIEDERIQUE VANDER KNAAP
                      34---908---LAUREN POWERS
                      35---868---MICHAEL HUGHES
                      36---813---VICTORIA BIRDSALL
                      37---812---CATHERINE BILLINGS
                      38---911---SCHAEFER RAPOSA
                      39---921---MAHALA RUMMELL
                      40---801---ALEXA ANTHONY
                      41---851---ERIN FRY
                      42---877---LILLIE KEENAN
                      43---936---OLIVIA TRUEB
                      44---807---ELIZABETH BENSON
                      45---815---CHASE BOGGIO
                      46---838---ELIZABETH DEGOLIAN
                      47---898---JOCELYN NEFF
                      48---947---EMILY UNITE
                      49---914---TESS BENKER
                      50---932---DEMI STIEGLER
                      51---926---DANIELLE SCHWARTZ
                      52---910---SAMANTHA RAMSAY
                      53---912---EMILY REYNOLDS
                      54---949---DEVON WOOD
                      55---871---OLIVIA JACK
                      56---853---MORGAN GELLER
                      57---806---ALEXA BAYKO
                      58---852---KALEIGH CALVIN
                      59---834---CATHERINE COWIE
                      60---861---SAMANTHA HARRISON
                      61---903---BROOKE PETTET
                      62---874---PAULENA JOHNSON
                      63---916---REID RICKETT
                      64---869---OLIVIA HUPY
                      65---873---ALYSON JACOFF
                      66---918---RACHEL ROHWEDER
                      67---800---TAYLOR ANN ADAMS
                      68---929---SAMANTHA L. SMITH
                      69---835---KELLI CRUCIOTTI
                      70---820---ELISEE BROWCHUK
                      71---839---MAGGIE DENNIS
                      72---907---KAREN POLLE
                      73---951---CLEMENTINE YOST
                      74---883---LEXIE LOHRER
                      75---808---KELSEY BERNINI
                      76---944---NICOLE WALKER
                      77---887---ABIGAIL MCARDLE
                      78---880---SARAH KIERAN
                      79---900---ABBY O'MARA
                      80---860---EMERY HANSON
                      81---895---KRISTEN MOHR
                      82---829---WENDY COLLINS
                      83---857---SOPHIE GOTWALD
                      84---823---MADISON CAMERON
                      85---890---KILIAN MCGRATH
                      86---886---ALYSSA MANSFIELD
                      87---846---LAUREN FABIANO
                      88---938---LAUREN TYREE
                      89---803---ADELINE AUDETTE
                      90---862---KELSEY HART
                      91---913---CAROLINE RENKER
                      92---818---MAGGIE BOYLAN
                      93---954---COLIN QUINLAN
                      94---920---SYBIL ROSE
                      95---827---LEAH CHENELLE
                      96---876---ALEXANDRA JOSEPH
                      97---879---ELIZABETH KENNY
                      98---892---ALEESHA MELWANI
                      99---945---CLENNE WARREN
                      100---927---REBECCA SEXTON
                      101---885---ELIZABETH MACWILLIAM
                      102---942---SARAH VAN DER WALDE
                      103---859---CATHERINE HANLON
                      104---888---DEVON MCCARTHY
                      105---848---ALLISON FITHIAN
                      106---824---BRITTA CARLSON
                      107---841---SYLVIA DETOLEDO
                      108---856---MADELEINE GORDON
                      109---833---AUDREY COULTER
                      110---917---KATHERINE RIDDLE
                      111---881---HALEIGH LANDRIGAN
                      112---897---ZOIE NAGELHAUT
                      113---922---RYAN SASSMANNSHAUSEN
                      114---837---LUCY DAVIS
                      115---930---SYDNEY SMITH
                      116---934---KELSEY THATCHER
                      117---843---HASBROUCK DONOVAN
                      118---810---MEGAN BIFANO
                      119---893---HALLIE MILLER
                      120---935---MADELINE THATCHER
                      121---952---CAITLIN ZIEGLER
                      122---849---JULIA FOWLER
                      123---904---LAURA PFEIFFER
                      124---836---EMILY D'ALESSANDRO
                      125---939---LYDIA ULRICH
                      126---858---KATHRYN HALEY
                      127---941---EMILY VAN DER WALDE
                      128---933---MADELINE STOVER
                      129---855---LEYLAN 6. GLEESON
                      130---928---MELENA SMITH
                      131---901---MEG O'MARA
                      132---946---NAOMI WEIRENS
                      133---889---ZOE MCGEE
                      134---872---CHARLOTTE JACOBS
                      135---817---CAITLIN BOYLE
                      136---825---ALEXANDRA CARLTON
                      137---915---CAYLA RICHARDS
                      138---905---NICOLE PIZZI
                      139---875---KATHLEEN JOHNSON
                      140---805---HAYLEY BARNHILL
                      141---819---MOLLY BRASWELL
                      142---882---GABBI LANGSTON
                      143---847---LIZA FINSNESS
                      144---854---CHRISTINA GELLOS
                      145---950---KATHERINE WODRUFF
                      146---953---SAMANTHA KRAUSS
                      147---866---CAROLINE GILBERT
                      148---948---HAYLEY WHITE
                      149---832---ARIELLE COTRONEO
                      150---896---MICHAEL MURPHY
                      151---924---EMMA SCHAUDER
                      152---809---COLLEEN BIEMER
                      153---931---CATIE STASZAK
                      The best sports bras for riders are Anita 5527 and Panache! Size UP in Anita, down in Panache (UK sizing)


                      • #12
                        Definitely my friend Erin Fry She's probably an underdog but she's a beautiful rider and she's on a great horse. There are a lot of amazing riders this year though, and it should be a good class!


                        • #13
                          I don't know it is so tough this year there is a really great field of riders. I think there are so many who could easily take it.


                          • #14
                            I didn't know Tori was doing the finals this year!


                            • #15
                              I hope Elizabeth benson does really well


                              • #16
                                Taylor Ann Adams just coming of a big win out west.

                                There's so many really excellent riders on the list, and so many I've been seeing over and over in watching the live stream of the junior jumpers, and all riding in near top form.

                                I'm sure it will be an excellent class. I wish I had lots of time to sit and watch it tomorrow.
                                friend of bar.ka


                                • #17
                                  I'm rooting for schafer raposa!

                                  I used to work for Jean (Her grandma) so I'm biased


                                  • #18
                                    i am rooting for elizabeth benson too! she is a dedicated rider who grew up riding difficult horses and she is really becoming a very gorgeous rider to watch! good luck EB!


                                    • #19
                                      Cheering for Chase !

                                      Best of luck.


                                      • #20
                                        Rooting for haley barnhill. She is so sweet and ive seen her ride and saddle at least 6 horses in one day. Nice Nice girl.Go kid