Hunter/Jumper Riders from WWU Claim Championships

Fourteen riders and 13 horses represented William Woods University at the Lake St. Louis “A” Hunter/Jumper Show recently, claiming two championships.

Blair Hackel of Excelsior Springs, Mo., and J Arthur brought home a Championship in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35 and Mary Schultz-Rathbun of Brush Prairie, Wash., and Reno brought home a Championship in the Adult Hunters II.

Brittney Jewell of Grasston, Minn., and Charmed earned the Reserve Championship in the Adult Hunters II Division. Jenna Stimac of St. Charles, Mo., and Linda McClaren, associate professor of equestrian science, teamed up to put some valuable miles on a very green Pro Bono.

Lindsey Stephan of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Blair Hackel teamed up to introduce former event horse Donnachadh to the world of show jumping. Dannielle Hott of Kankakee, Ill., enjoyed the ride on Detante, who piloted her safely around her first jumper courses at an “A” show.
The rest of the ribbons earned:

Jojo Levy of Clayton, Mo., and Prairie Silver

AA Hunter 18-35 – 2nd 4th 4th 4th 3rd

Warm up Hunter – 3rd 8th

Pre Green Hunter – 5th 8th

Blair Hackel and J Arthur

AA Hunter 18-35 – 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st

NAL Adult Amateur Hunter Classic – 1st

Warm up Hunter – 1st

WIHS Adult Amateur Hunter Classic – 3rd

Mary Schultz-Rathbun and Reno

Adult Hunter II – 1st 3rd 1st 4th 2nd

Hunter/Jumper—1st add

Brittney Jewell and Charmed

Adult Hunter II – 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 5th

Lacie Hewlett of Deer Park, N.Y., and Don Farinelli

AA Hunter 18-35 – 5th 5th 3rd 6th 4th

Warm up Hunter – 2nd

Kelsey Burlingame of Anchorage, Alaska, and I Love Lucy

AA Hunter 18-35 – 5th 6th 7th 7th

Novice Rider Jumper – 8th

Nicole Kovanda of Maplewood, Minn., and Lilli Marleen

AA Hunter 18-35 – 2nd and 6th

Rachael Hill of Carrollton, Texas, and Merlin

Adult Hunter I – 2nd 8th 4th

Adult Hunter II – 4th 5th

Warm up Hunter – 8th

Novice Adult Eq O/F – 2nd

Novice Adult Eq Flat – 3rd

Limit Adult Eq O/F – 3rd

Limit Adult Eq Flat – 7th

Jennifer Johnson of Rochester, Minn., and Charmed

Adult Hunter I – 5th 5th

Warm up Hunter – 6th

Stacey Wallace of Girard, Ill., and This Time Around

Adult Hunter I – 6th

Dorothy Topa of Hanover Park, Ill., and Mane Event

Novice Rider Jumper – 6th 7th