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The Summer Horse Shows Have Begun!

Head coach Heather Pinnick with Stephen and Jack

Head coach Heather Pinnick posing with Stephen and Jack

This past weekend six Miami riders traveled to Goshen, OH, where they competed in Windfall Farm’s summer  horse show. Miami horses Jack, Butterfly, Pleiades, Butch and Toby were all shining stars while representing the Redhawks. Amanda Wasser, Ashley Dowler, Julia Prus, Stephen George, Tom Schoen, and Taylor Swan all competed, while temporary horse show mom Kayla Akers went along to help out. Thank you Kayla!


Amanda aboard Jack


Stephen warming up Jack

Amanda Wasser and fellow teammate Stephen George brought home many impressive ribbons aboard Jack. Amanda received two 3rd places and a 4th place over fences with a 2nd on the flat in the future hunter division. Next up, Stephen debuted in the crossrail division, where he won both fences classes and received 2nd on the flat. Overall, Stephen was named reserve champion of the crossrail division.

Tom aboard Butch

Tom aboard Butch

Next up, Miami alumni and current intern, Tom Schoen, rode Butch in the beginner rider division. Tom and Butch received a 2nd, 4th, and 7th over fences and 3rd place on the flat. Congrats Tom and Butch!

Taylor and Toby

Taylor and Toby

One of Miami’s newer additions, Toby aka Woodford Reserve, attended his first schooling show as a Redhawk with Taylor Swan aboard. Taylor and Toby showed in the limit rider division.

The Queens

The Queens

Both Ashley Dowler and Julia Prus took two of Miami’s wonderful mares to Windfall, where they swept the Intermediate Adult division. Ashley aboard Butterfly brought home one 1st and two 2nd’s along with a 2nd in the medal. This earned them the reserve champion ribbon! Next, Julia and Pleiades received two 1st place ribbons, a 3rd and a 4th in the medal. Overall, they were named Champion of their division! Congrats to both of you on a wonderful weekend!

Ashley and Butterfly

Ashley and Butterfly





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