Miami at Roberts Arena
On Thursday, November 19th, Coach Heather Pinnick and Miami riders Mallory Myers, Taylor Myers, Ashley Dowler, Allie Stuckey, Victoria Lawler, Jessica Brobst, and Samantha Long loaded up the trailers to drive to Robert’s Arena in Wilmington, Ohio. The show was a sold out, “A” rated show, with around 300 horses at the show grounds. The class sizes were large for all of the divisions, averaging around 20 horses in a class.
Some Like it Hot “Maddie” and Mallory Myers competed in the medium schooling jumpers and Novice Adult jumpers. They were 8th in the medium schooling. They had some rails in the Novice jumpers but were were very handy in their turns and came in with the fastest times!
Thorwald “Thor” and Taylor Myers competed in the Medium Schooling Jumpers and placed third and in the Low Adult Jumpers placing 5th.
S.F. Carco “Carco” and Ashley Dowler competed in the Low Adult jumpers and placed 7th. They were also double clear in the Mini Prix and just out of the ribbons with a large class of over 30 entries.
Artistic “Lexus” and Allie Stuckey competed in the Intermediate Adult Hunters and Equitation. Lexus was 3rd in the schooling hunter, 3rd in the Intermediate Equitation over fences, 5th in the equitation on the flat, and received 2 firsts in his hunter trips as well as won the hack. He was also named Champion of the Intermediate Adult division.
Tesoro “Teo” and Victoria Lawler showed in the Intermediate Children’s Hunters and Equitation. Teo is still a baby and was very good competing indoors and in a large horse show setting. He was 4th and 8th in the Hunters out of 25 entries!
Pleiades and Jessica Brobst also showed in the Intermediate Children’s Hunters and Equitation. They were 6th in the schooling hunter. Jessica also made it to the final callback for the equitation on the flat and was just out of the ribbons out of 30 riders in a marathon flat class that tested them without their stirrups both directions.
Varsity “Charlie” and Samantha Long competed in the Adult Amateurs. Charlie received 2 3rds, a 5th, and 7th place finish over fences and was third in the hack. He was also 5th in the Adult Hunter Classic.
The team headed home on Sunday, after an incredibly successful weekend and a great end of Hunt Seat showing for the semester. Congratulations to all riders!