Riders Do Well at Prince of Wales Horse Show

Riders from William Woods University took six first place ribbons at the Prince of Wales Horse Show held over the weekend at Midway Expo Center in Columbia. All riders were coached by Gayle Lampe, professor of equestrian science.

Stephanie Hill of Harrisburg, Mo., took first in American Saddlebred (ASB) 3-gaited Show Pleasure and first in ASB 3-gaited Show Pleasure Championship. She rode Tonight’s Dream.

Kristen Lorence of Eden Prairie, Minn., took first in ASB 5-gaited Show Pleasure Championship riding Callaway’s Connie Mack. Jenilee Shippee of Danielson, Conn., rode Promise to Command to a first place finish in Morgan English Pleasure Championship and third in Morgan English Pleasure Open.

Jessica Savinelli of Newton, N.H., took first in ASB 5-gaited Open riding Swatch Watch and Colleen Harper-Hertzog of Fulton, Mo., placed first in Morgan English Pleasure Open riding MJK Seize Command.

Second place finishers were Callie Cooper of Prairie Village, Kan., in the Morgan English Pleasure Championship, riding MJK Seize Command; Kristie Cutting of Barre, Mass., in the ASB 5-gaited Open, riding Champagne’s Valley Rose; Michelle Long of Fullerton, Calif., in the ASB 5-gaited Show Pleasure, riding Callaway’s Connie Mack, and Krissy Pruitt of Etowah, Tenn., in the Morgan English Pleasure Open, riding Roy El Prince. Pruitt also took third in the Morgan English Pleasure Championship on Roy El Prince.

Leslie Potter of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, rode Reedann’s Reconteur to a fifth place finish in ASB 5-gaited Show Pleasure and fourth place in ASB 5-gaited Show Pleasure Championship.