18 Dec

2019 CFHJA Awards Banquet

Wrapping up the 2019 show season with a beautiful, fun and 1920’s themed year end banquet for the CFHJA curcuit, the Waters Edge crew came home with loads of ribbons we have worked towards all season along with memories and fun times we will never forget!!

Lily Spafford- Champion in the Short Stirrup pony Equitation

Hannah Hilal & Mahoney- Champion of the Children’s Hunter 15-17

Hannah Hilal- Champion of the 15-17 Equitation

Lola Dishman- Champion of the Crossrail Equitation

Gabrielle Savettiere & Queen of Hearts- Champion of the Low Hunter Non Pro

Lily Spafford- Reserve Champion of the Children’s Pony Equitation

Gabrielle Savettiere & Queen of Hearts- Reserve Champion of the Adult Hunter 2’6

Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In- Reserve Champion Sm/Med Children’s Pony

Lily Spafford & Midnight Moon- Reserve Champion of the Short Stirrup Pony Hunter

Dorian Cieslak & Varina- Reserve Champion 3’3 Performance Hunter

Dorian Cieslak & Varina- Reserve Champion of the Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35

Gabrielle Savettiere- 3rd in the 2’6 Adult Equitation

Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue in- 3rd in the Medium Pony Hunter

Lily Spafford- 3rd in the 11 & under

Lola Dishman & Picturesque Knick Knack- 3rd in the Crossrail Hunter

Percy Macmillian & Casanova- 4th in the Low Hunter

Ashley Dishman & London T- 4th in the Adult Amateur Hunter 36 and over

Hannah Hilal & Mahoney- 5th in the Modified Child/Adult Hunter

Gabrielle Soloman & Chandler HMS- 6th in the TB Hunter

Emily Deverona & Leo Augusto- 6th in the Beginner Equitation

At the end of a long show season, we would like to take a moment to acknowledge all parties who make a successful season fall into place, from the parents cheering us on, our trainers who put in countless hours to be sure both our horses and riders are prepared for every class, our team of guys who keep our horses in tip top condition, and lastly to our horses who are the reason we all love this sport so much.

20 Nov

CFHJA Nov. 7-10th

The Watersedge crew headed out to Tampa for the last CFHJA show of the season last week! As usual, our horses and riders never disappoint, coming home with countless champion and reserve champions ribbons and of course all the smiles, lessons and memories that come along with an amazing show weekend!!

Dorian Cieslak & Varina- 2nd in the USHJA Hunter Derby also earning High Point JR/AM rider of the evening; 2nd in the Adult Hunter classic

Jessica Cross & Varina- Reserve Champion of the 3’3 Performance Hunters

Dorian Cieslak & Fellow Van’t Polderhof- Reserve Champion Adult Equitation; Winners of the Ariat Adult Medal

Gabby Saviettere & Queen of Hearts- Champion on the Pre-Adult; Champion Low Hunter Non-Pro; Winners on the M&S Adult Medal

Gabby Soloman & HMS Chandler- Reserve Champion TB Hunters; Top ribbons in the Adult Hunter Classic

Hannah Hilal & Mahoney- Champion of the 15-17 Equitation; Champion Childrens Hunters; Winners of the Childrens Hunter Classic

Jessica Cross & Stitch- Winners of the 1.25m jumpers; Top ribbons in the Welcome Stake

Aimee Holtzapple & Billabong- Winners of the Low CH/AD Jumper speed class; Top ribbons in the Low CH/AD Jumper Classic

Lola Dishman & Marantha Pizzazz- Champion of the Short Stirrup Equitation; Reserve Champion Short Stirrup Pony Hunter

Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In- Champion Childrens Pony Hunter; Champion of the 11 & under; Winners of the Pony Hunter Classic

Lily Spafford & Blackout- Reserve Champion Childrens Pony Equitation; Top Ribbons in the Pony Hunter Classic

 

 

 

24 Oct

Southeast Medal Finals

Team Waters Edge brought their A Game to Southeast Medal Finals, coming home with countless blue ribbons and memories to last a lifetime!

Dorian Cieslak & Fellow Van’t Polderhof: Winners of the SEMF Adult Hunter Division

Larah Darden & Johnny Dublin: Winners of the SEMF Low Childrens Jumper Division

Marlee Altizer & Pegas De Thurgis: Winners of the SEMF High Child/Adult Jumper Division

Hannah Hilal & Mahoney: Winners of the SEMF Childrens Hunter Division

Gabby Savettiere & Queen of Hearts: Winners of the SEMF Low Adult Hunter Classic

Jessica Cross & Varina: Champion of the 3’3 Performance Hunter Division

Lola Dishman & Maranatha Pizzazz: Top ribbons in the SEMF Short Stirrup Equitation

Dorian Cieslak & Varina: Top ribbons in the SEMF Adult Hunters Division

Aimee Hotzapple & Billabong: Top ribbons in the SEMF Low Childrens Jumper Division

Lily Spafford had wonderful rides, moving up to the Childrens Pony Division on both of her new ponies!

Also, A huge congratulations to Dorian Cieslak and her own Fellow Van’t Polderhof for being awarded SEMF 2019 Best Horse award & recipients of the Bling Bling Memorial Trophy!

05 Mar

HITS Weeks 5 and 6

HITS weeks 5 and 6 were full of successful rides and fun times for the whole Waters Edge team!

Week One

  • Midnight Moon & Lily- Champion Short Stirrup equitation
  • Billabong & Aimee- 1st place Low Childrens Jumpers, 5th Low Childerens Jumper classic
  • HMS Chandler & Gabby Soloman- 2nd place .85m jumpers out of 40+
  • Queen of Hearts & Gabby Savettiere- 2nd & 5th out of 40 in the Modified Hunters, 4th Bit of Straw Modified Hunter Classic
  • Mahoney & Hannah- Top ribbons in both the 14-15 Eq & the Childrens Hunters
  • Broadway Joe & Alicia- 7th in the Bit of Straw Classic & ribbons in HITS 2 Hunter

Week Two

  • Queen of Hearts & Gabby Savettiere- 1st M&S Medal, top ribbons HITS 2 Hunter
  • HMS Chandler & Gabby Soloman- 2nd & 3rd .85m jumper out of 40+
  • Mahoney & Hannah- Top ribbons in Childrens Hunters & 9th Platinum Performance Hunter Prix
  • Cantankerous & Jessica- 8th 1.15m out of 40+
07 Feb

VET Week One

Congratulations to our VET I riders on a great first week of showing!

Champion: Marlee & Pegasus De Thurgus- 1.05m & High Ch/Ad jumpers
Champion: Hannah & Mahoney- Children’s Hunters
Champion: Lily & Midnight Moon- Short Stirrup
Reserve Champion: Lola & Picturesque Knick Knack- Short Stirrup
Reserve Champion: Larah & Smartie- Low Children’s Jumpers
Aimee & Billabong- Top three ribbons in the Low Children’s Jumpers & 4th in the classic
Jessica & Varina- Top ribbons in the USHJA 3ft Hunter

So proud of all our students progress and the fun we have had making it along the way! Exited for another successful and fun filled week!

 

 

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