Hunter

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Isabelle Lapierre Wins Canadian Hunter Derby Series National Championship

Isabelle Lapierre of Levis, QC claimed the Canadian Hunter Derby Series National Championship title on Nov. 5, 2019 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. After claiming the Championship in 2018 with Carrera S, Lapierre and the nine-year-old Holsteiner gelding owned by Johannie Legare had an incredible 10 consecutive wins in the series during […]
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Leanna Lazzari Tops $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby

Junior competitor Leanna Lazzari, 18, of Mississauga, ON, claimed victory in the $25,000 Knightwood Hunter Derby on Tuesday evening, November 5, during the Royal Horse Show, held as a part of the 97th annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. Lazzari and UFO de Nisi, her 11-year-old Selle Français gelding, were the 16th of […]
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Tennille Kerrigan Wins Royal Grand Champion Amateur Hunter Title

Tennille Kerrigan of Pickering, ON, closed out her 2019 competition season by winning the J. Elliot Cottrelle Royal Grand Champion Amateur Hunter title aboard Strong Suit on Monday, November 4, at the Royal Horse Show, held as part of the 97th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, ON. There was a time that Kerrigan, 37, […]
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Kristjan Good and Chantilly Lace take Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby

Kristjan Good of Campbellville, ON, rode Chantilly Lace to the win in the $15,000 Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby on Sunday afternoon at the Royal Horse Show. When Good and the eight-year-old Canadian Sport Horse mare entered the ring in the Coca-Cola Coliseum, the 2018 winner of the class, Isabelle Lapierre, had just taken over the […]
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Amateur Owner Hunter champions crowned at Pennsylvania National

Foundation Friday began at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) with the crowning of champions in four Amateur Owner Hunter divisions, including a horse-and-rider combination who earned four of the highest scores the show has seen this year. Following three exceptional over-fences classes that scored 92.00 each, Kelly Tropin and Chablis felt the pressure of […]
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Canada’s Sam Walker third in USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final

After a year of qualifying, 239 riders entered the New Holland Arena at the 2019 Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) vying for top honors in the Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final. It was 17-year-old Emma Fletcher aboard Bournedale who accomplished that goal. “This (win) just means everything to me,” Fletcher said. “Growing up with […]
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Hunter Derbies Hotly Contested at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Julie Curtin (Woodstock, GA) bookended the podium in Friday’s $5,000 USHJA National Pro Hunter Derby at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort, earning 177 points after two rounds aboard Point Being, and receiving a total score of 171 with Amy Squier Perez’s Commentary (Cooliage x Stutbuch I Quinni). Second place went to Megan […]
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Canadian Cassandra Kahle wins Pro Challenge at Capital Challenge

In her first year of competing in the class, young professional Cassandra Kahle of Langley, British Columbia, rode Monday Balous to capture the top prize in the $30,000 World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Professional Challenge, sponsored by The Gochman Family, at the Capital Challenge Horse Show (CCHS) on Wednesday, October 2. In the $5,000 WCHR […]
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