The Phoenix Team had a great week up at HITS-on-the-Hudson last week. Every rider won a ribbon and the horses jumped great! Here is a brief summation of our success at Saugerties Week VII:
Debbie and Roulette soared into 7th in the Level 6/ 1.30 m Jumpers.
Caroline and Diablo (owner/ rider) went around clear, winning 6th in the Low Amateur-Owner Jumpers.
Taylor and Santiago (owner/ rider) sped into 2nd in the Level 1 Jumpers.
Taylor and Sandor (owner/ rider) placed 7th in the High Adult Jumpers.
Samantha and Dexter (owner/ rider) zipped around the jumper ring, placing 3rd and 4th in the High Adult Jumpers.
Jessica and Petunia (owner/ rider) won 2nd, 3rd and 5th in the Level 0 Jumpers, and 2nd and 5th in the Level 1 Jumpers. On Sunday they competed in the Saugerties Children’s Hunters, winning 2nd and 7th over fences.
Caitlin and EF Eline (Edition Farm) placed 3rd, 4th and 6th in the High Adult Jumpers.
Thank you to Debbie for her great coaching and thank you to Sal Pandolfi for these great action shots!
Debbie and Roulette
Jess and Caitlin Study the Course
Taylor and Sandor
Crespo: 8 y.o. Warmblood Gelding, 1.30 m jumper
Jess and Petunia
Caitlin and Eline
Samantha and Dexter
Caroline and Diablo
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.
Debbie and Fila in the Devoucoux
Fernando and Kat
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.
Emily and Golden Opportunity
Caroline and Diabolo du Domaine Z