Huge classes didn’t keep HCF out of the ribbons this week at Kentucky! Congratulations to our horses and riders who faced tough competition and still had lots of success, learning and fun! In one of the most exciting classes of the week, Addie and Himalayan Oolong were fourth out of more than 40 in the Children’s Jumper Classic, with only 0.293 seconds separating the top four spots. Raquel and Bellagia HH were Champion in the Adult Jumpers and she and Artiflex R were 7th out of 40 in the Low A/O Jumpers! Abbie and Callatos took home blue ribbons in the Intermediate Children’s Hunters! Kim and Corduroy took home a 3rd place in the Intermediate Adult Hunters! Avie moved up to the Low Children’s Jumpers with Captain Sparrow and Lexi and Robin Hood made an adorable pair in the Children’s Hunters. Thanks to everyone who came out to support and to Leah and Ella for helping break down at the end of a long two weeks of showing!
We took a large group of horses and riders to Brave Horse Ohio IV and had lots of fun, learning experiences and success! Congratulations to all, and thank you to our trainers, grooms, friends and family who braved the weather and provided support and camaraderie for our barn!
Bonaducci, who was Reserve Champion in the Future Hunters with Jessica, winning his under saddle and an over fences class!
Addie and Himalayan Oolong, who were Reserve Champion in the 1.10M Children’s/Adult Jumpers! Addie also pulled double duty with Bellagia HH in the 1.0M Low Child/Adult Jumpers, earning 2nds out of 17 entries!
Ella and Woodford Reserve once again competed in all three rings and earned excellent Eq ribbons including a 2nd in the OHJA Medal, and great ribbons in the Intermediate Children’s/Adult Jumpers. The pair won the 2’6″ Ohio Derby Cup as well!
Jessica F. and her new equine partner Renoir WF made their horse show debut in the 1.0M Medium Schooling Jumpers and the 1.0M Low Child/Adult Jumpers, with lovely trips and placings. We can’t wait to see this pair progress!
Abbie celebrated her birthday weekend with great ribbons and rounds in the Intermediate Children’s Equitation and Hunters, and was third out of 15 in the 2’6″ Ohio Derby Cup on Callatos!
Dolora and Speaking Softly had top placings in the Intermediate Adult Eq. and Hunters, including 5th in the classic out of 21 entries!
Sara and Claudia shared Annie Rooney and had excellent trips and ribbons in the crossrails and 2′ divisions, respectively.
Natalie and All in Perspective were third and fourth in the crossrails, out of 12 entries!
Collier and Special Dark were an adorable pair in the crossrails at their second show ever with HCF.
Grace had a wonderful show with The Phantom, placing in the Low Schooling Jumpers and Novice Children’s/Adult Jumpers!
Last but not least, Avie and Captain Sparrow also dabbled in all three rings placing in the Low Hunters, Children’s Eq, THIS and OHJA Medals and the Low Children’s/Adult Jumpers!
We had a great time at the Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic! We were thrilled to see Kim back in the show ring with Corduroy, and placed in the Low Adult Hunters in big classes! Raquel was Reserve Champion with Artiflex R in the 1.20M JR/AO Jumpers and had top placings with Triskell Ar Park in the same division, including a 2nd and 6th in the Classic, respectively. Ella and Woodford Reserve had excellent rides in the Intermediate Children’s Jumpers including a 2nd and a 3rd and a 5th in the Classic. Grace and The Phantom earned blues in the Training Jumpers and had lovely rides in the Intermediate Adult Jumpers. Thanks to Jessica and Nicole for the excellent week of fun and training, and thanks to Cassie and Nina and the rest of the staff for keeping things running smoothly at home!
“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.” Captain Jack Sparrow
Welcome to the HCF Family, Captain! Congratulations to Avie on her lease of this fancy boy. The pair has already seen success in all three rings at their first horse show together! Thank you Alexis Bodo for your help in securing this partnership.
We had a super successful show at Brave Horse Ohio! Congratulations to all our horses and riders, many of which were new combinations! Collier and Special Dark made their HCF Horse Show debut in the Outreach Crossrails with top ribbons! Avie and her new equine partner, spent time in all three rings getting to know each other and were Champion in the Children’s Eq and Reserve Champion in the Novice Childrens/Adult Jumpers. Raquel won an Open Jumper class with Triskell Ar Park at their first show together and Addie and Bellagia HH had top ribbons in the Low Children’s/Adult Jumpers at their first show together. Addie and Himalayan Oolong took the Championship in the Children’s/Adult Jumpers as well! Ella and Woodford Reserve were Champion in the Intermediate Children’s Eq and placed in the Intermediate Child/Adult Jumpers. Bonaducci made his horse show debut in the Future Hunters with Jessica, winning the flat and placing 3rd and 4th over fences! We are excited to watch this young horse develop. Lexi and Robin Hood continued to solidify their partnership at the 3′ with excellent ribbons in the Children’s Eq, winning a Children’s Hunter round and placing 6th in the Classic! Abbie and Callatos had lovely trips in the Intermediate Hunters and Eq and Kim’s Corduroy earned top placings in the Low Hunters with Jessica. Congratulations to all and thank you to Nicole, Jessica, Nina, Kim, Mr. Parrill and Mr. Manly who helped set up and kept us dry during the rainstorms! We’ll be back for BH IV in July! Visit our Facebook page for more photos!
Collier and Special Dark made an adorable pair in the Crossrails!
We had two fun weeks in Kentucky with our small, but competitive group! Congratulations to Addie and Himalayan Oolong who made their debut in the Rolex Stadium and earned a third place in their division! Avie and Callatos were second in the first round of the Children’s Hunter Classic and fifth overall, and 12th in the Medal. Raquel and Artiflex R were second and sixth in huge classes and Bellagia HH earned a fifth in her division. Thank you to Nicole and Mrs. P for all your help and to Jessica, Cassie and Nina for keeping the barn running at home!
Congratulations to Raquel on her purchase of Triskell Ar Park. Huge thanks to EquiSale Sport Horses and Shanon Benjanaro for your help finding Calvin. We can’t wait to see this pair in the show ring!
We had a small but mighty group at week II of Brave Horse Ohio! Congratulations to Ella and Woodford Reserve as they dabbled in all three rings with success! The pair had wins in the Eq, were second in the 2’6” hunter derby and had great rides and ribbons in the jumper ring! Avie and Callatos also had blue ribbon Eq rounds and top placings in the Hunters and were fifth in the 3’ derby with a classic score of 81! Rebecca and Charlotte moved up in the jumper ring and were second in one of their classes. Finally, we brought Bonaducci to school at his first “grown up” horse show and are excited to watch him progress! Thank you to Nicole, Jessica and Nina for all your hard work!
Hunters Court Farm kicked off the summer show series with a bang at Brave Horse Ohio! Congratulations to all our horses and riders, and thanks to Nicole and Jessica and Nina for all your hard work. Congratulations to Dolora and Speaking Softly, who were Champion in the Intermediate Adult Hunters, and Reserve Champion in the Intermediate Adult Eq! Ella and Woodford Reserve were Reserve Champion in the Intermediate Child/Adult Jumpers. Nina and All in Perspective moved up to the 3’ and were Reserve Champion in the TB Hunters, had good ribbons in the AAs and Adult Eq and were 10th in the Derby! All in Perspective pulled double duty at the show with Natalie who had great rounds and good ribbons in the crossrails division at her first show! Rebecca and Charlotte had great ribbons in the Intermediate Child/Adult Jumpers at their first show with us! Lexi and Robin Hood moved up to the 3’ and had a blue ribbon round in the Children’s Hunters! Last but not least, Abbie and Callatos had lovely trips in the Intermediate Children’s Hunters and Eq and the 2’6” Derby! We’re back to #ridebrave this week and can’t wait!