Equestrianmag.com
EquestrianMag ~ The online magazine for horse enthusiasts Bookmark Us Register for our Equestrian Newsletter Contact Us
Front PageArticles & FeaturesEquestrian EventsEquestrian Shopping DirectoryAuctions

Recommended Sites:

Samantha Harrison Wins Best Child Rider at Flintridge Riding Club Children's Horse Show

Flintridge, CA - April 30, 2009 - Karen Healey Stables competed at the Flintridge Riding Club's 88th Annual Children's Horse Show this weekend, April 24-26, 2009. The show was hosted by the Flintridge La Cañada Guild of the Huntington Memorial Hospital, and Karen Healey's riders picked up several wins during the three days of competition.

For the third straight year, Amanda Ballew won the award for Best Child Rider Trainer at the Flintridge Horse Show. Ballew is one of Karen Healey's assistant trainers and was presented with The Annie Lathrop Memorial Perpetual Trophy for her work with the young students.

Samantha Harrison of La Canada won the Best Child Rider award this weekend and was presented with The Chelsea Weaver Memorial Perpetual Trophy after winning several medal classes and the overall equitation championship. Harrison won the blue ribbons in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search and the WCE Medal, was first overall in the WIHS Equitation Classic, second in the Pessoa USEF Hunter Seat Medal, and third in the ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship class. She also placed first in the Hunter Seat Championship 15-17 on the flat and was overall Hunter Seat 15-17 champion.

Grace Shelton is another rider out of Karen Healey Stables who showed at the Flintridge Children's Horse Show this weekend. Shelton placed second overall in the WIHS Equitation Classic, first in the USEF Hunter Seat Medal, and second in the Hunter Seat Championship 15-17 on the flat.

Haley Harrison competed as well, placing first in the THIS National Children's Medal, first in the Hunter Seat Championship 14 and Under on the flat, and fourth in the PCHA Horsemanship Medal. Both Haley Harrison and Grace Shelton were in the top four for the overall Hunter Seat 15-17 championship.

Hannah Bibb showed in the equitation at Flintridge this weekend and placed second in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search and fourth in the Hunter Seat Championship 15-17 on the flat.

Other top finishes include Kylee Arbuckle's overall third place in the WIHS Equitation Classic and Demi Stiegler's fifth place ribbon in the Hunter Seat Championship 15-17 on the flat.

While Karen Healey's younger riders were showing at Flintridge, Tammy Chipko showed her horse Wonderfull at the Showpark Spring Festival this weekend, held on April 23-26. Chipko and Wonderfull jumped clean in every round of competition and did very well, placing third in the 1.10m Jumpers, second in the WCE Medal, second in the 1.15m Jumper Classic, and sixth in the 1.20 Jumpers.

Karen Healey Stables will compete next at the Del Mar National Horse Show, April 28 through May 5, where riders will have the opportunity to compete in classes for the World Champion Hunter Rider program as well as the North American Junior and Young Rider Championship trials. For more information please visit http://www.karenhealeystables.com.



Photo Credit: Karen Healey student Samantha Harrison won the award for Best Child Rider at the Flintridge Riding Club Children's Horse Show. Photo © 2009 Jennifer Muncy. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.

 

Reader Comments

Be the first to submit a comment on this article!

 

Submit your comments

Name:
Url (Include http:// ): *optional
Email: (will not be displayed)

Comments:


HTML tags not allowed. URL's preceded by http:// will automatically display as links.
  Sign me up for the free EquestrianMag newsletter. We will never share or sell your email address.
Spam Protection 2 + 2 =
 

 

Link to this article

----------------------   It's easy! Just copy code below and paste into your webpage     --------------------

<a href="http://www.equestrianmag.com/article/samantha-harrison-best-child-rider-flintridge-05-09.html">Samantha Harrison Wins Best Child Rider at Flintridge Riding Club Children's Horse Show</a> ~ EquestrianMag.com

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Your link will appear like this:
Samantha Harrison Wins Best Child Rider at Flintridge Riding Club Children's Horse Show ~ EquestrianMag.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equestrianmag.com and all site contents are Copyright © 2004-2017 Sostre & Associates   Privacy Policy   User Agreement

Equestrianmag.com is a member of American Horse Publications

Developed by Sostre & Associates

 

Table '404073_sostrein_content.views' doesn't exist