October Day Shows

Phoenix has been busy supporting our local shows this October.  We’ve had a lot of success taking the skills learned over the summer and applying them to the show ring. Read below for a list of results and some great snapshots from Karen Bulzacchelli.

October 3, 2015 | STEPPING STONE FARM

Samatha, Nicole and Emily with Little Prince, our fan favorite, super star pony!

Our leadline and walk trotters practiced their skills at Stepping Stone Farm in Ridgefield with our fan favorite pony, Little Prince! Congratulations to both girls for their Champion ribbons in their classes.

Emily Delaney won the Walk Trot Pleasure classes and brought home the Champion Ribbon, as well as a few other prizes.  It was her very first show!

Samantha Granger won the heart of the judge with her great horse knowledge and even rode a little bit off-lead to impress him even further. A big CONGRATS and blue ribbons for her as well.

October 9 & 10, 2015 | HUDSON VALLEY SHOW JUMPING @ Crosswinds

Christina and Renee jumping two fast, clear rounds in the crossrail jumpers

Christina and Renee jumping two fast, clear rounds with their horses in the crossrail jumpers

Our jumper riders headed to Crosswinds in LaGrangeville, NY for an indoor jumper show.  The impressive jumps and multiple level classes were perfect for our riders and their horses.  We spent two days jumping fast and clear.

Congratulations to Renee McAndrew and her horse, Bouazizi on their first ever jumper competition together! They were fast and clear in both rounds winning a blue ribbon.

Christina Prescott-Walker and her horse, Ocean also made their debut in the jumper ring, winning a clear round blue ribbon.  We are so proud of both of them doing two speed rounds!

Jessica Gamby and her horse, Kohana “Petunia” won two classes, one in the 2’6″ jumpers and another in the 3″ jumpers.

Taylor Lampert and HH Sandor (owner/ rider) were 2nd in the 3′ jumpers.

Zoe Reinus stepped back into the jumper ring with Ocean (owned by Christina Prescott-Walker) and were 4th in the 2’6″ jumpers.

In addition, Pam Sorkin showed Ocean in the 2′ jumpers and was fast and clean.  It was her first horse show competition ever!

Ellie Waugh brought Santiago (owned by Taylor Lampert) and were 5th and 6th in the 2’6″ jumpers in their very first show together!

October 25, 2015 | OLD SALEM FARM

Debbie took the crew to Old Salem Farm this past Sunday.  Eight horses were loaded into the Connor & Ebetino tractor trailer and taken to the North Salem farm.  Three hunters showed inside, while five jumpers competed outside. Congratulations to all of our great horses and riders:

Denise Ficano and Big Boy (owned by Phoenix) earned a 5th place ribbon with their gorgeous jumping trip in the Modified Adult Hunter and were 8th in the hack.

Emily Cooley and her horse, Golden Opportunity “Trigger” jumped around beautifully indoors and hacked into 4th place.

Nicole Bulzacchelli competed in the Adult Amateur Hunter with her horse, Semper Fidelis “Bentley”.  They were awarded two 7th placings, a 4th and won a long pink ribbon (5th place) in the Marshall & Sterling Adult Hunter Classic.

Isabelle Fischer Garcia and her horse, Corsica NL were fast and clear in both of their rounds in the 2’6″ jumpers.

Taylor Lampert and her cow-pony Dreamcatcher “Dreamer” won their first 2’6″ class and were 4th in the next trip.

Jessica Gamby and her horse, Kohana “Petunia” won two consecutive 3rd placings in the 2’6″ division and were 6th in the 3′ jumpers.

Ellie Waugh and Santiago (owned by Taylor Lampert) were 8th in a 2’6″ class, as well as 8th in a 3′ jumper round.

Caitlin Malloy Brennan and EF Eline (owned by Edition Farm) were 7th and 8th in their two 3′ jumper rounds.

 

 

 

Great Rounds at HITS Culpeper

The Phoenix Team had a great week at HITS Culpeper!  All of the horses were super stars despite rainy/ muddy conditions.  Every horse won a ribbon and had clean rounds.  We couldn’t be more proud of our hard working quality horses.  Thank you to Thom Hardy, Debbie McCarthy, and to our grooms for keeping our horses fit, happy, healthy, and clean from the barn to the jumps in the ring!

Results are as follows:

Roulette (owned by the Lampert Family) showed by Debbie McCarthy won 3rd in the Level 5’s after almost a full year off.

At only 5 years old, Fila (owned by Taylor Lampert) and Debbie were 7th in the $5k Devoucoux Hunter Prix, and earned two 2nd placings, two 4th placings, 7th and 8th in the 3’3″ Pregreens, as well as 5th in the low hunters.

Uptown Jazz (owned by Taylor Lampert) and Taylor Lampert made their debut in the show ring this week and were 7th in their first High Adult Jumper (1.10 mm) class together.

Diablo (owned by Caroline Carpenter) had two clean rounds with Debbie McCarthy and awaits his owners arrival in Lexington VA to show indoors. 
Crespo (owned by McCarthy Horse Ventures) lived up to his nickname “The Tank” won 8th and 5th in the Level 6’s with Debbie McCarthy.

Bella (owned by McCarthy Horse Ventures) showed by Debbie McCarthy were 2nd in the Level 5’s and 6th in the Level 4’s after four months off!

Zim (owned by Connor & Ebetino Jumpers, LLC) was showed by Debbie McCarthy and won 8th in two Level 6 classes.

Cassita 10 (owned by Connor & Ebetino Jumpers, LLC and Phoenix) was showed by Debbie McCarthy – together they were 5th and 6th in the Level 5’s.

EF Katniss (owned by Edition Farm) and showed by Debbie McCarthy placed in every class they entered, winning 3rd, 5th and 7th in the Level 5’s.

EF Eline (owned by Edition Farm) and Caitlin Malloy Brennan won 4th place in the Level 2’s, 6th in the High Adult Jumpers (1.10 mm) and finished the week winning 11th place in the $2k High Adult Jumper Classic.

Showtimes Sunday – “Jack” (owned by Phoenix) made his debut in the dhow ring with Debbie in the 3′ Thoroughbred Hunter Division and win 4th on the flat and 7th and 8th over fences.

News from HITS-on-the-Hudson Week I

Congratulations to Debbie and all of our riders on a successful first week at HITS-on-the-Hudson:

Debbie and Fiona with great ribbons in the Baby Greens (7&8) and Schooling Hunters (5&8).
Debbie and Roulette 6th in the Level 5’s and great trip in the $15k Grand Prix.

Emily and Golden Opportunity Champion in the Adult Amateur Hunters.

Caroline and Diablo 4th in the Low Amateur Owner Classic.

Samantha Pandolfi Reserve Champion in the Take 2 Thoroughbred Hunters.

Taylor and Santiago 4th in the Level 0 and 1 jumpers.

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Emily and Golden Opportunity

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Caroline and Diabolo du Domaine Z