EquestriSol News: August 8, 2006

EquestriSol Welcomes Rebecca Johanson-Hofmann
We recently asked Rebecca to join the EquestriSol team. She’s had a busy summer, not only is she assisting us but we would like to recognize her recent success showing young horses in Germany – great work!

West Coast Active Riders
A big giant congratulations to ALL WCAR Teams! 
The Spruce Prix de Nations Teams were stars and according to team organizer Tammy Chipko were champions in & out of the arena.

The four women WCAR European Team of Joie Gatlin, Francie Steinwedell, Susan Artes and Jenni Martin with Bernie Traurig as Chef d’Equipe have completed their first international stop in Royan, France.   Day one results included Joie and Suncal’s King winning the 1.5m class and finishing 4th in the very fast 48 starter speed class on Cruisemaster.  Jenni and La Pinto were just barely edged out of the ribbons.  Francie was 5th in the 1.45m on day two and in the Grand Prix on the final day Francie was 2nd, Joie 6th and Jenni 12th.  And to top it off, Joie was awarded Leading Female Rider.  Magnifique!

The WCAR Euro Team finished 4th in the Nations Cup in Gijon, Spain, the second leg of their European Tour. “The Spanish course builder, Avelino Rodriquez Miravelles set a course that asked all the questions of a top test for both horse and rider. Gijon is yet another beautiful facility and the crowds are incredibly large and enthusiastic, especially as you can wager on the riders here. It’s top competition and just getting in the victory gallop is quite a feat.” commented Chef d’Equipe Bernie Traurig.

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Client News and Results

Big Congratulations to:
Brookway Stables – Archie Cox:
Santa Barbara National Horse Show: Chance – Champion Regular Conformation Hunters (Annette Peterfy); Unlimited – Champion Green Conformation Hunters (Archie Cox); Sherman Way – Reserve Champion Green Conformation Hunters (Peter Lombardo); Unlimited – Champion 1st Year Green Working Hunters (Peter Lombardo, rider); Archie Cox – Winner Trainers Equitation Classic; Chance – Champion A/O Hunters (Annette Peterfy); Stiletto – Champion Large Junior Hunters (Chelsea Samuels); Fernando – Reserve Champion Large Junior Hunters (Chelsea Samuels); Unlimited – Champion Small Junior Hunters 15-17 (Jo Cho); Sherman Way – Reserve Champion Small Junior Hunters 15-17
July Theme Show: Mandarin – Champion Amateur-Owner Hunters 18 & Over (Jane Fraze); Archie – Reserve Champion Amateur-Owner Hunters 18 & Over (Jane Fraze); Stiletto – Champion Large Junior Hunters (Chelsea Samuels); Galahad – Reserve Champion Large Junior Hunters (Carolyn Jennings); Beringer – Champion Large Junior Working Hunters 14 & Under (Gabbi Langston); Mactier – Champion A/A Hunters 18-35 (Erin Chiamulon); Out of Bounds – Champion Second Year Green Working Hunters (Archie Cox); Mandarin – Reserve Champion Regular Conformation Hunters (Peter Lombardo); Times Square – Reserve Champion Green Conformation Hunters; Times Square – Reserve Champion Modified Amateur Hunters (Erin Chiamulon); Times Square – Reserve Champion Small Junior Working Hunters (Carolyn Jennings); Stiletto – Reserve Champion Regular Working Hunters (Peter Lombardo)
Oaks Blenheim Red, White & Blue Classic: Fenwick – Champion Regular Conformation Hunters (Amy Brubaker); Mandarin – Reserve Champion Regular Conformation Hunters (Jane Fraze); Fenwick – Champion Low A/O Hunters; Chance – Reserve Champion Low A/O Hunters (Annette Peterfy); Stiletto – Champion Large Junior Hunters (Chelsea Samuels); Fernando – Reserve Champion Large Junior Hunters (Chelsea Samuels)

Crystal Image Farms – Denize Borges:
Oregon High Desert Classic I & II
Great job to Kelly Sabiel on her new horse Success! Living up to the name, Kelly & ‘George’ garnered numerous ribbons at their first two horse shows in Bend, OR, including 1sts, 2nds & 3rds in their Pre-Children’s Division.
Katie Parker and La Dolce Rita brought home championships in Short Stirrup Eq & Short Stirrup Hunters, plus a Reserve in Schooling Working Hunters, ridden by Jennifer Williams.
Erika Dickinson and Silver Dollar came home with quite a few ribbons as well, including Champion in the Pre-Adult Equitation Division.

Jenni Martin Enterprises:
Before Jenni took off for Europe in July, she did some winning in New Mexico including the $25,000 Sandia II Classic Grand Prix on V de Pomme. In mid-July, Jenni and V de Pomne plus two more horses joined up with Joie, Francie and Susie to represent WCAR on the Euro Tour. They competed in Royan, FR and Jenni garnered a 5th in the Small Grand Prix on Spy Girl and a 12th in the 1.5m Grand Prix on V de Pomme. Meanwhile Kris & Martina have been holding down the fort at home, surviving the desert heat and winning ribbons at multiple horse shows.

Susan Artes Stables:
Spruce Meadows CONTINENTAL: Presto B & Susan Artes – 2nd, $25,000 DEVON CUP
NORTH AMERICAN: Susan Artes – 3rd, $75,000 Sun Life Financial Reach for the Sun – 1.5m
SKYLINER: Susie was also Chef d’Equipe for the 1.10m PRIX de NATIONS WCAR Team assisting the team in placing 2nd! Susie is now in Spain representing WCAR on the Euro Tour with Jenni, Joie and Francie.

Waldenbrook Farm – John French:
The Country Classic: Congratulations to Vida Blue & John French on winning the $10,000 Northwest LegUp Hunter Classic. The pair received a pair of 95’s in the first round and a 90 & 95 score in the second round.
Oregon High Desert Classic I: Lucky Brown – Champion Open Working Hunters (John Frencr); Vivid – Champion Pre-green Hunters 3’3″ (John French); Inquisitive – Champion Non-TB Working Hunters (John French); Vida Blue – Champion A/O Hunters (Lesley Bulecheck)
Oregon High Desert Classic II: Vida Blue – Champion Second Year Working Hunters (John French); Vida Blue – Champion A/O Hunters (Lesley Bulecheck)

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