07 Aug

Kentucky Summer Classic 2020

The Waters Edge Pony Posse (along with our lovely Hannah Hilal) had a stellar two weeks in Kentucky at the Summer Classic this year! We are so grateful to everyone who is contributing to the efficiency and safety of these horse shows as we all adjust to the new normal!

Clovermeade Windsurfer & Lily Spafford– Winners of the USEF Pony Medal, qualifying them for Pony Finals 2021

Cherrybrooks Just Blue In & Lily spafford– Top ribbons in the Children’s Pony Hunter both weeks

Edorable & Lola Dishman– Tip ribbons in the Children’s Pony Hunter both weeks

Mahoney & Hannah Hilal– Top ribbons in the Jr Hunters both weeks

We are so proud of our clients for all the hard work they have put in over these past few months, and are so happy to see their efforts paying off in the show ring!!

27 Feb

HITS Ocala Weeks 5 & 6

Team Waters Edge Closed out week 5 & 6 with great success and so much fun!!!

Emily Devarona & Leo Augusto- Closed out their lease being Mid-Circuit Champions of the Pre-Children’s Hunters

Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In- Mid-Circuit Champions of the Children’s Pony Hunter

Aimee Holtzapple & Billabong- Mid-Circuit Champions of the 1.00m Jumpers; Champions of the 1.00m Jumpers week 6

Amy Yoder & Cascaval Z- Mid-Circuit Reserve Champions of the High Ch/Ad Jumpers

Jessica Cross & Bohemian Rhapsody- Top Ribbons in the Baby Green Hunter

Gabrielle Saviettere & Bohemian Rhapsody- First time in the ring together, with beautiful trips and great ribbons in the Post Time Hunters

Jessica Cross & Casanova- Top ribbons in the Adequan Hunters both weeks

Dorian Cieslak & Fellow Van’t Polderhof- Reserve Champions of the Adult Equitation; 2nd in the Ariat Adult Medal

Larah Darden & Emy- Reserve Champion of the 1.00m Jumpers their first show together!

Hannah Hilal & Mahoney- Top ribbons in the Jr Hunters; 7th in the Platinum Performance Hunter Prix

Marlee Altizer & Archer- Consistent Rounds in the Low Jr Jumpers

Brandy Varner & Filou- Earned Top Ribbons in the Post time Hunters

Gabby Soloman & HMS Chandler- After a long career in the hunters, have switched sides and earned their first double clear round as a team in the jumpers!

We are so proud of all our horses and riders success these past two weeks! Team Waters Edge cant wait to be back in two weeks to take on HITS 9 & 10 to close out the circuit!

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!

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