This past week, Rolling Acres riders were at the annual Upperville Horse Show. It is the oldest horse show in the nation dating back to 1853 and still held under the oaks in Upperville, Fauquier County, VA. Rolling Acres riders showed their stuff and did very well over the week! Read more below to see the results:
Ashley Foster riding Carlot in the Low Jr. A/O Jumpers at 1.30 meters finished with a 5th, an 8th and a 10th in the Stakes Class. Riding Now How Z, owned by Annie Friedman, she won Reserve Champion and placed 2nd in the Small Jr. Hunter, 2nd in the Handy Hunter and 5th in the Under Saddle Class. Riding Zodoro, owned by Robin Hughes, Ashley placed 1st, and two 6ths in the Large Jr. Hunter, 1st in the Handy Hunter class, and 6th in the Under Saddle class. In the WIHS Equitation Classic Ashley wrode Leena L and placed 2nd in the Hunter class, and was 1st being the overall winner in the jumper class!! Way to go Ashley!!
Annie Friedman and Abitibi Blues did very well in the Children’s Jumpers at 1.10m and finished with a 4th and a 5th! Also, the pair finished with a 4th in the Children’s Jumper Classic/NAL/WIHS! Riding Nerazzueeo in the same division, Annie placed with a 6th, an 8th and a 12th in the Classic. Wonderful job Annie!
Jillian Clay on Superieur rode in the 1.00m Jumper Table II class and finished in 1st!! Wow! She also finished 3rd in the Adults Amateur Jumper division. Nice job Jillian!
Alyson Gurney and The Golden Compass, competed in the Large Jr 16-17 Hunter class and came out with a 4th and a 5th. She finished 2nd in the Handy Hunter class and a 3rd in the Under Saddle class. Riding Delphine, Alyson finished in 1st in the Local Hunter Under Saddle class as well as a 7th place finish. Way to Go Alyson!
Mary Lisa Leffler riding Pickin N Singin, owned by Christina Welker, won the JC TIP Hunter Development Class!!! Wonderful Job!
Kevin Foster and Ufonia P. did very well placing 4th and 8th in the Adult Amatuer 50 & Over class. On Nikita in the Adult Amateur Jumper 1.10m he finished 4th and 12th in the Classic. Excellent!!
Last but not least, Charolotte Williams riding Ernie went in an absolute deluge and placed 9th! She’s one tough bird! Way to go Charlotte!
Congratulations again to all the Rolling Acres riders who competed well! Way to make us proud!
Check out these awesome photos from the talented Sheryl Sutherby below: