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New England Finals - Junior results posted - thanks to Justathought

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  • New England Finals - Junior results posted - thanks to Justathought

    ANyone have the results for the Adult - I think Middles and Olders that went today
    Last edited by juststartingout; Oct. 18, 2009, 08:08 PM.
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    BTW I heard that Wendy Wood won... but that is all I have heard

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      Originally posted by juststartingout View Post
      BTW I heard that Wendy Wood won... but that is all I have heard

      Unfortunately, I cannot confirm or deny any New England results. However I believe that Wendy Wood won the Mass Finals a couple weeks back. She must be totally thrilled if she won NEHC too!

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      • #4
        Wendy won, Ellie Knight won the middles.

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          Thanks - congratulations to both winners!

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          • #6
            any news from today?

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              4- Devon Poeta
              5- Remy Lee
              6-
              7- Brittany Johnson
              8- Tracy Mack
              9- Elysse Ruschmeyer
              10-

              Eileen McNamara may have been 10th, she was in the top 10
              Last edited by Rhody Ram; Oct. 17, 2009, 07:49 PM.

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              • #8
                It was a fun, challenging course today! The open eq was pretty straightforward, minus a tight-ish turn to the second jump. Most people rode it very nicely. For some reason, people were dropping rails left and right in the seemingly simple 3-stride line.

                The medal course was a bit more difficult, with a random jump at the end that tripped up some horses because they thought they were done. Lots of people were knocking down rails in the 1-stride.

                Both courses called for a very forward ride, and if you were under the pace, you'd get caught up. But it was really fun to ride!!!
                Originally posted by MistyPony
                In all my years of riding, gravity is the one thing that has never failed on me!

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                • #9
                  Anyone know where we can find results? I'm interested in the horsemanship and junior medal that goes tomorrow...i think..

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                  • #10
                    After the first round, the judges called back the top 25. Less than a point separated the top 2 riders. The second round included some bending forward lines that required riders to carry a pace and not get caught inthe corners. (especially the last line which was a skinny "stile" type fence bending forward 5 to a swedish oxer). After the second round, less than a point again separated Kelsey and Johanna. Then it was a drop of 6 or 7 points to the 3rd and 4th place riders. They hadn't tested the older and middle adults the day before so we weren't sure if they were testing. For the test of the top 2, the test included- counter canter fence 1, a trot jump, roll back on a jump, then hand gallop an oxer at the far end of the ring before cantering the in and out then halt, sitting trot to the gate, and walk out of the ring. Johanna went first and looked beautiful. Fence 1 to counter canter was a wide oxer rolling back toward the in gate. She chose to approach going left and lost the counter canter. Kelsey chose the right handed approach, had more impulsion for the first fence, and really galloped the hand gallop fence. Both girls did a beautiful job and should be very proud of themselves. The top 10 were really outstanding.
                    RIP Triple Take (aka Indiana )

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                    • #11
                      Anyone have full results from the middles and olders?
                      Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.

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                      • #12
                        How are the juniors coming along?
                        Originally posted by MistyPony
                        In all my years of riding, gravity is the one thing that has never failed on me!

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                        • #13
                          Curious about the juniors too?
                          Fall down six times, stand up seven.

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                          • #14
                            MA team 1 won the Challenge of the States, with NY in 2nd... that's all I know. I also know that Emma Johnson won a section of the 15-17 eq.

                            Sorry, not much help, but better than nothing, right?
                            http://www.youtube.com/user/supershorty628
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                              Sydney Smith won the Individual and was on the winning team for states
                              JustWorld International

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                                Originally posted by supershorty628 View Post
                                MA team 1 won the Challenge of the States, with NY in 2nd... that's all I know. I also know that Emma Johnson won a section of the 15-17 eq.

                                Sorry, not much help, but better than nothing, right?
                                Hi, I know this sounds like a dumb question, but I've always been curious as to what the Challenge of the States exactly is. Jumpers? Do you mind explaining? Thanks!

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by <3Horses908 View Post
                                  Hi, I know this sounds like a dumb question, but I've always been curious as to what the Challenge of the States exactly is. Jumpers? Do you mind explaining? Thanks!
                                  It's equitation. On Saturday, there are open equitation classes and they take the riders with the top scores from each state to join their state's team for the Challenge of the States, held after all the open eq classes. I can't remember how many riders they take per team..it's been a while since I last went, but it's something like 4 riders and then 2 other riders "coaching". Riders walk the course themselves and warm themselves up with no help from people outside their team. And then they go in and all jump an equitation round and get scored, and the team with the most points wins.

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                                  • #18
                                    Anyone know whats been going on lately today?

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                                    • #19
                                      Elv21, How did you do? Who are the big winners?

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                                      • #20
                                        Congratulations to Samantha Smith! She won the junior medal final. Kelsey Hart was 2nd.

                                        That's all I know...
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