Wrapping up their 2016 California season with the Fall Series in San Juan Capistrano, Blenheim EquiSports congratulated the Leading Hunter Riders with awards presented by Romfh Equestrian Apparel
Three times was a charm for Professional Hunter Rider Nick Haness (pictured right)
, Amateur-Owner rider Lindsay Maxwell
and Adult Rider Tonia Cook Looker
. Collecting the most points throughout the season, Haness, Maxwell and Looker earned the Leading Rider Award in their divisions in the spring, summer and fall.
After numerous placings in the Professional Hunter Sections on Lindsay Maxwell's Kingston, Enzo and Quinn during the Blenheim EquiSports Fall Series, Haness secured a hat trick with his third Romfh Leading Hunter Rider Title of the 2016 season.
From Devon to Del Mar, Haness has had a stellar season in the show ring and is now back on the East Coast competing on the Indoor Circuit.
Lindsay Maxwell, riding Enzo, Quinn, and Kingston, garnered a total 75 total points in the 3'3" and 3'6" Amateur Owner Hunters during the Blenheim Fall Tournament to win the Romfh Leading Amateur Owner Hunter Rider Title, also sweeping the title for the third time this season.
Lindsay Maxwell and Kingston
Well-prepared for tough competition, Maxwell is currently back on the East Coast for the Indoor Circuit with her hunters, competing at Capital Challenge, Harrisburg, Washington and The CP National Horse Show in Lexington.
Tonia Cook Looker finished the fall outdoor season at Blenheim in style when she collected her third Romfh Leading Hunter Award in the Adult division. Starting week two sitting second, Looker and Paddington won every class over fences and the classic during the International Jumping Festival, for an incredible 102 point total. Also now competing at Capital Challenge, Looker is East competing on the Indoor Circuit.
Tonia Looker Emma Hansen
and Easy Time had a great fall circuit in the Junior Hunter ring. Riding in the 3'3" division, Hansen earned the tri-color and also won the Classic. Collecting those points she ended up ahead of runner up Lauren Burke, who was also in contention, and took home the Romfh Leading Junior Hunter Rider Title. Like the Leading Riders above, Emma will also be East for the indoor circuit.
Anna Moellenhoff and Team Bridgeport Farms
was on fire during the Blenheim Fall Series. After earning 72 total points between her two horses, Lukatoni and Santos, Moellenhoff received the $250 Gift Certificate to Romfh Equestrian Apparel and the Leading Children's Hunter Rider sash. The young equestrian didn't just dominate the hunters, she was also crowned the Veredus Leading Children's Jumper Rider.
A ribbon in the Pony Hunter Classic was the moment that determined the winner of the Romfh Equestrian Apparel Leading Pony Hunter Rider Title.
Prior to the Classic, up-and-coming pony rider Shiloh Roseboom (pictured right)
, aboard Heavenly Patch of Blue and Always Happy, accumulated 83 points during week two to tie Stella Wasserman, who was in the lead from her outstanding week one performances.
But after earning a fifth place in the classic, Roseboom jumped in front, securing the title with an 85 point total.
Coming to California to judge the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals - West, top show jumper Schuyler Riley mentioned that Romfh was her choice of for attire in and out of the show ring.
"The design is fresh and cool. And it is all machine washable, which in today's world is a necessity!" Riley noted.
Who will collect the certificate and sash at The Las Vegas National Horse Show in November? Don't miss the excitement - look for email updates on VIP and ticket availability soon.
Thanks again to Romfh Equestrian Apparel for sponsoring the Leading Hunter Rider Awards this season. Blenheim EquiSports is The Place To Be in 2016
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Photos by McCool
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