Thank you to all my owners….11 weeks of showing. Two venues, 17 Champions,8 Reserve Championships, Circuit Champion, Reserve Circuit Champion, 2 Half Circuit Reserve Championships. Top Derby and Classic ribbons. Tons of double clear jumper rounds and Sunday class ribbons.
Waters Edge would like to congratulate our 2020 year end award winners!!
Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In– Champion of the Sm/Med Childrens Pony Hunter; Champion of CFHJA Pony Equitation; Reserve Champion of the 11 & Under Equitation
Hannah Hilal & Mahoney– Champion of the 3’3 Junior Hunters
Sloan Powell & Le Elaze– Reserve Champion Modified Ch/Ad Hunter; 5th in the 2’6 Adult Equitation; 6th in the Adult Equitation
Ellie Blair & Midnight Moon– 3rd in the Short/Long Stirrup Hunter; 3rd in the Short/Long Stirrup Equitation
Aimee Holtzapple & Billabong– 3rd in the Low Childerens Jumpers
Dorian Cieslak & Fellow Van’t Polderhof- 4th in the Adult Equitation
Dorian Cieslak & Varina– 4th in the 3’3 Amateur Owner Hunter
Lola Dishman & Edorable- 4th in the CFHJA Pony Equitation; 6th in the Childrens Pony Equitation
Gabby Soloman & HMS Chandler– 4th of the Thoroughbred Hunters
Jessica Cross & Stitch– 5th in the CFHJA Grand Prix; 5th in the Open 1.30m Jumpers
Gabby Savettiere & Queen of Hearts– 4th in the Low Hunter Non-Pro
Gabby Savettiere & Bohemian Rhapsody– 5th in the Baby Green Hunter
Amy Yoder & Cascaval Z– 5th in the Adult Amateur Jumpers
Waters Edge is so please with our riders discipline and dedication this year, we cant wait for another successful show season in 2021! A special thank you to all our Waters Edge staff for making yet another show year full of fun, learning and great horses!
The Waters Edge team braved the cold last weekend to start the 2021 Show season with great success! Waters Edge would like to congratulate all of our riders. Quality horses produce quality results.
Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In- Champion of the Medium Pony; Winners of the Pony Hunter Classic with scores of 84 & 86; Winner of the WIHS Pony EQ Medal
Lily Spafford & Clovermeade Windsurfer- Reserve Champion Small Pony
Frida Cifra-Hallberg & Spin Art- Champions of the Cross rail Hunter, at Frida’s First ever horse show!
Lola Dishman & Edorable- Reserve Champions of the Sm/Med green pony
Hannah Hilal & Caymus- Champions of the Low Childrens Jumper; Top ribbon in the Low Ch/Ad classic
Amy Hughes & Ernesto M- 2nd in the .95m Mini Prix
Aimee Holtzapple & Billabong- Double clear with top ribbons in the Low Childrens Jumpers
Larah Darden & Emy- Top ribbons in the High Childrens Jumpers
Jessica Cross & Aldanari- Top ribbons in the 1.10M
Jessica Cross & Paradise Island- Champion of the Baby Green Hunters at his first horse show ever!
Dorian Cieslak & Fellow Vant’t Polderhof- Top ribbons in the Adult Equitation
Dorian Cieslak & Varina- Top ribbons in the Adult Hunters and Adult Hunter Classic
Madeline Wonsick & Annabella- Champion of the Adult Hunters; Winner of the Adult Hunter Classic
Gabby Savettiere & Imagine That- Winner of the Non- TB; Top ribbon in the Adult Hunter Classic
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!!
The Waters Edge crew is so exited to be back horse showing after a long Hiatus! After lots of practice the last few months at home, our horses and riders were not only prepared but also ecstatic to be back in the show ring!
Hannah Hilal & Casanova- Champions of the 3ft Children’s Hunters; Highest score of the day being 87 to win the 3ft Children’s classic
Lily Spafford & Cherrybrooks Just Blue In- Champions of the Children’s Pony
Hannah Hilal & Mahoney- Reserve Champions of the 3’3 Junior Hunters
Lily Spafford & Clovermeade Windsurfer- Scoring Top ribbons their first time in the Small Pony Division
Gabby Savettiere & Bohemian Rhapsody- Winning a class in the Low Adults; successfully moved up to the 2’9
Alicia Szymezak & Broadway Joe- Winning trips in the 2’6 Special hunter after a long hiatus from showing together
Emily DeVarona & New Shepard- 2nd in the Classic Company 2’6 Children’s Classic; Top ribbons in the Low Childrens Hunters
Amy Yoder & Cascaval Z- Top ribbon in the High Ch/Ad classic
Amy Yoder & Incandesance- Blue ribbon rounds in the .95m & 1.00m, for their debut in the jumper ring
Jessica Yoder & Fawanda- Blue ribbon rounds in the .95m Jumpers
Emily Yoder & Paparazzi- Top ribbons in the 3’3 A/O hunters
Amy Hughes & Ernesto M- Multiple Double clear rounds in the Low ch/ad jumpers
Jessica Cross & Casanova- Top ribbon in the M&S Hunter Derby
A huge thank you goes out to Bob Bell and all the horse show staff that has worked so hard to get us back to horse showing safely during these trying times. Finally, our biggest thank yous go out to our incredibly dedicated clients, who have put in so much hard work these past few months and the results are undoubtedly showing in the ring!
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.
HITS weeks 5 and 6 were full of successful rides and fun times for the whole Waters Edge team!
- 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
- 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+