Monday, November 16, 2020

 Here are our results from the second week of the Duke Benefit Horse Show! 

"JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN" DUKE HORSE SHOW WEEK TWO 

- RALEIGH, NC


We were proud to participate in the annual “Jump for the Children” Duke Horse Show in Raleigh, NC, the weeks of November 4-8 and 11-15. Since their first show in 1984, Jump for the Children has raised over $2.4 million for Duke Children’s Hospital. It’s a wonderful community event for a great cause. We had two great weeks in Raleigh (see our previous blog post for photos and results from the first week!)



Ashley Foster celebrated her birthday at the show this past week. 
Thank you DHS for making her special day EXTRA special!!
 
Lex Seiden was 3rd in the WIHS Equitation Overall

Caitlyn Hill was 6th in the WIHS Pony Equitation

Katie Kranking was 7th in the Ariat Adult Medal

Chime and Mary Lisa Leffler were Champions in the Baby Green Hunter Division

Good Reason and Caitlyn Hill were 2nd in the Pony Hunter Classic


Mahalo and Katie Kranking were 2nd in the Adult Hunter Classic and were 
Reserve Champions in the Adult Hunter Younger Division



Twenty Twenty and Connie McRill were 5th in the Adult Hunter Classic and were 
Reserve Champions in the Adult Hunter Older Division

Pura Vida and Alex Koscelnik were 8th in the Childrens Hunter Classic

Breakout and Chloe Fagan were 9th in the Childrens Hunter Classic

Wyatt and Lily Pollin were 8th in the Junior Hunter Classic


Black Friday and Alyson Gurney won the Adult Jumper Classic and were 
Champions in the Adult Jumper Division

Laddy Boy and Lola Schumpert were 3rd in the Childrens Jumper Classic

I Dottori VD Richter and Mary Lisa Leffler were 7th in the Open Welcome Stake and 10th in the $30,000 Grand Prix

Skywalker and Hannah Showell were 8th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic

Capitol II and Bari Friedman were 10th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic

Congratulations everyone and thank you to our entire team for two fantastic weeks!

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

"Jump for the Children" Duke Horse Show Week One - Raleigh, NC

We’re proud to participate in the annual “Jump for the Children” Duke Horse Show in Raleigh, NC, the weeks of November 4-8 and 11-15. Since their first show in 1984, Jump for the Children has raised over $2.4 million for Duke Children’s Hospital. It’s a wonderful community event for a great cause.


We had some amazing results in week one and are looking forward to week two!!



I Dottori VD Richter and Mary Lisa Leffler won the $30,000 ‘Jump for the Children’ Grand Prix and Beto Silva won the Best Groom Award!

 

Stardust and Ashley Foster were 3rd in the $30,000 Grand Prix and were 3rd in the Open Welcome Stake



Lex Seiden won the Overall WIHS Medal



Black Friday and Alyson Gurney won the WIHS/NAL Adult Jumper 

Classic and were High Adult Jumper Champions


Caitlyn Hill won the WIHS Pony Medal


Makadi and Lily Pollin were 4th in the WIHS/NAL Children’s Jumper Classic and were Reserve Champions in the Children’s Jumpers


Laddy Boy and Lola Schumpert were 5th in the WIHS/NAL Childrens Jumper Classic


Skywalker and Hannah Showell were 9th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic


Capitol II and Bari Friedman were 10th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic



Good Reason and Caitlyn Hill were 8th in the Pony Hunter Classic


Wyatt and Lily Pollin were 2nd in the Junior Hunter Classic and were Reserve Champions in the Junior Hunter Division


Axtrex and Natalie Pearce were 12th in the Children’s Hunter Classic


Twenty Twenty and Connie Mcrill were 9th in the Adult Hunter Classic


Chime and Mary Lisa Leffler were Reserve Champions in the USHJA 2'9" Hunters and Reserve Champions in the Baby Green Hunter Division


…One more week to go at Raleigh!!

 

Monday, October 26, 2020

Another 2 show week!

Penelope & Sue Mohieldin

This week part of the crew went to Tryon, North Carolina for the WIHS Finals classes, while another part of the crew went to the Mid-Atlantic Equestrian Festival held at Swan Lake Stables in Littlestown, Pennsylvania. 


In Tryon ...
  • Sienna & Reagan Williams: 10th in the $10,000 WIHS Children's Hunter Finals
  • Black Friday & Alyson Gurney: 7th in the $10,000 WIHS Adult Jumper Finals

At Swan Lake ...
Axtrex & Natalie Pearce
  • Pura Vida & Alex Koscelnik: Champions in the Mod Jr/Am Division
  • Good Reason & Caitlyn Hill: Reserve Champions in the Pony Hunter Division
  • Penelope & Suehayla Mohiedlin: Champions in the .80M Jumper Division, and 8th in the .75 Jumper Classic
  • Contador & Jen Mehalko: Champions in the 1.0M Jumper Division, and 3rd in the High C/A Jumper Classic
  • Twenty Twenty & Connie McRill: 1st in the Adult Hunter Classic
  • Franceska AH & Heather Bamford: 8th in the Adult Hunter Classic
  • Axtrex & Natalie Pearce: 3rd in the Children's Hunter Classic
  • Breakout & Chloe Fagan: 8th in the Children's Hunter Classic
  • Pura Vida & Candace Ourisman: 1st in the Pre-Children's/Adult Hunter Classic
  • The Winter Soldier & Tess Madnick: 3rd in the .75 Jumper Classic
  • Maverick & Kayla Mahmood: 1st in the Low C/A Jumper Classic
  • Laddy Boy & Lola Shumpert: 2nd in the High C/A Jumper Classic
  • Capitol II & Bari Friedman: 1st in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic
  • I Dottori VD Richter & Mary Lisa Leffler: 7th in the $15,000 Mini Prix
Captiol II & Bari Friedman

The Winter Soldier & Tess Madnick

Maverick & Kayla Mahmood

Twenty Twenty & Connie McRill


Monday, October 12, 2020

Lex is in the spotlight!

This weekend Lex Seiden traveled to the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland for the Gittings Medal Finals ... and ... she finished 2nd in the Gittings Finals! Well done Lex!


 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

2 shows in 2 states ... no problem!

Mary Lisa & Ashley

The RASS team was split up this past week, with several riders at the Capital Challenge Horse Show at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio, as well as some at the Belfield Fall Classic at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland. 

Capital Challenge Results
  • Ashley Foster: 4th in the Developing Professional Challenge; and won the Style Award
  • Charming & Dorli Burke: Champion A/O Hunter 3'6" - 36 and over, and Charming won Trip of the Day on Thursday
  • Black Friday & Alyson Gurney: 4th in the $5,000 Adult Open Welcome, and 5th in the $10,000 NAL Adult Jumper Finals
  • Skywalker & Hannah Showell: 7th in the $2,000 Low Jr/Am Open Welcome, and 10th in the $10,000 NAL Low Jr/Am Finals
Belfield Fall Classic Results
  • Lex Sieden: 6th in the MHSA Hunt Seat Medal Finals
  • Pendleton & Georgia Fish: Champions in the A/A Younger division
  • Franceska AH & Heather Bamford: Reserve Champions in the A/A Older division
Heather & Franceska AH


Lex & Contasia

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Maryland Horse & Pony Show Recap


The RASS crew headed down to the Virginia Horse Center for the Maryland Horse & Pony Show. The weekend finished with our own Patty Foster winning the Jack Stedding Memorial Trophy. This trophy was donated by the Schindler Family to the Maryland Horse and Pony show in his honor to a deserving trainer who exemplifies what Jack Stedding stood for:
- Horsemanship
- Showmanship
- Success in the show ring
- And always working to strengthen the show hunter industry

Now onto the competition results ...
  • Classic & Mary Lisa Leffler: Champions in the Green 3'6" Hunter Division
  • Charming & Dorli Burke: Champions in the A/O 3'6" Division
  • Classic & Dorli Burke: Reserve Champions in the A/O 3'6" Division
  • Sansiro Z & Mary Lisa Leffler: Reserve Champions in the Baby Green Hunter Division
  • Incognito & Kirsten Pollin: Reserve Champions in the A/O 3'3" Older Hunter Division
  • Wyatt & Lily Pollin: 3rd in the Junior Hunter Classic
  • Augustino & Ann Scotton: 3rd in the Pre-Adult Hunter Classic
Sansiro Z & Mary Lisa

  • Alexis Seiden: 5th in the ASPCA Maclay, 2nd in the MHSA Horse Medal, and 7th in the Gittings Medal
  • Skywalker & Hannah Showell: Champions in the Low Jr/AO Jumper Division, and 3rd in the Classic
  • Laddy Boy & Lola Schumpert: Champions in the Low C/A Jumper Division, and 1st in the Classic
  • Stardust & Ashley Foster: 5th in the $5,000 Open Welcome Stake 
  • Roxy de Virton & Reagan Williams: 7th in the Low C/A Jumper Classic
  • Bengt & Lauren Rachuba: 10th in the High C/A Jumper Classic
Classic & Mary Lisa


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Quentin Fall Festival Recap

Incognito & Kirsten

The RASS team was back at Swan Lake for another week of showing, this time for the Quentin Fall Festival. The weather was a mix of hot and humid, and cold and rainy, but everyone adapted and had a great week!

  • I Dottori VD Richter & Mary Lisa Leffler: 1st the $15,000 Quentin Fall Prix, and 9th in the Open Welcome
  • Stardust & Ashley Foster: 2nd in the $15,000 Quentin Fall Prix, and 2nd in the Open Welcome
  • Laddy Boy & Lola Schumpert: 1st in the Low C/A Jumper Classic, and Reserve Champions in the Low Children's Jumper Division
  • Black Friday & Alyson Gurney: 1st in the High Adult Jumper Classic, and Reserve Champions in the High Adult Jumper Division
  • Skywalker & Hannah Showell: 2nd in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic, and Reserve Champions in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Division
  • The Winter Soldier & Reagan Williams: 4th in the Low C/A Jumper Classic
  • Contador & Jen Mehalko: 4th in the High Adult Jumper Classic
  • Prince Royal & Katri Hunter: 7th in the High Adult Jumper Classic
  • Captiol II & Bari Friedman: 7th in the Low Jr/Am Jumper Classic
  • Con Sordino & Ari Harris: 8th in the Low C/A Jumper Classic
  • Bengt & Lauren Rachuba: 9th in the High Adult Jumper Classic
Black Friday & Alyson

  • Sienna & Reagan Williams: 1st in the Children's Hunter Classic, and Champions in the Older Children's Hunter Division
  • Incognito & Mary Lisa Leffler: Champions in the 3'3" Performance Hunter Division
  • Back In The Game & Ashley Foster: 2nd in the Pre-Green Incentive, and Champions in the Green 3'3" Hunter Division
  • Incognito & Kirsten Pollin: 4th in the A/O Hunter Classic, and Champions in the A/O 3'3" Hunter Older Division
  • According II You (formerly Tribecca) & Ashley Foster: USHJA 2'3" Hunter Champions
  • Sansiro Z & Charlotte Williams: USHJA 2'3" Hunter Reserve Champions
  • Good Reason & Caitlyn Hill: 9th in the Pony Hunter Classic, and 12th in the Swan Lake 2'6" Hunter Derby
  • Twenty Twenty & Connie McRill: 10th the in the Swan Lake 2'6" Hunter Derby
Skywalker & Hannah