William Woods Horses Win State Awards

William Woods University’s equestrian studies division won 49 awards at the recent Missouri Horse Shows Association (MHSA) annual banquet.


In addition, horses owned by Gayle Lampe, professor of equestrian science, won a first and third place.


Awards won by WWU went to William Woods-owned horses and were based on the number of wins by horses during the 2004 show season at member shows throughout Missouri.


These included such shows as the Missouri State Fair, the St. Louis National Charity Show and the American Royal, as well as shows in many neighboring states. Various equestrian students rode the horses, and awards were won in every concentration offered at the school.


Two horses won high percentage in dressage: Kaletto in training level and Marvin in first level. In training level, Funny Face won first; Kaletto, second, and Oostenwind, sixth. Marvin won first in first level, and Lamborghini took second in third level. Dressage horses received seven awards.


WWU hunter/jumper horses took 22 awards, and saddleseat took 20. Placing first were six horses: Cartier in Baby Green Hunter; Jackalope in Adult Jumper; Paragon’s Jolie in ASB Three-Gaited Open; Sultan’s Starfish in ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure, Adult Exhibitor; Tonight’s Dream in ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure, All Ages, and Odds on Spectre in ASB Country English Pleasure, Adult Exhibitor, and ASB Country English Pleasure, All Ages.


Seven horses placed second: Dempsey in Beginning Rider, Adult; Ransom in Limit Rider, Adult; Spirit in Novice Jumper; Lydian in ASB Three-Gaited Park Pleasure Open; MJK Seize Command in Morgan English Pleasure, Amateur; and Paragon’s Jolie in ASB Three-Gaited Amateur.

Third place honors went to: This Time Around in Limit Rider, Adult; Netherlands in Adult Jumper; Woodland’s Eclipse in USEF Level 4 Jumper and USEF Level 5 and Above Jumper; Lydian in ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure, All Ages; Mondial in ASB Five-Gaited Junior Exhibitor; Callaway’s Confidant in ASB Five-Gaited Junior Exhibitor; and MJK Seize Command in Morgan English Pleasure, Open.


Taking fourth place were: Cartier in Novice Hunter; This Time Around in Beginning Rider, Adult; Dempsey in Limit Rider, Adult; Rum Point in Adult Jumper; Hail to Endeavor in USEF Level 4 Jumper; Sultan’s Starfish in ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure, All Ages; I Found My Champagne in ASB Five-Gaited Show Pleasure; and Boot Scootin’ Image in Stock Type Western Pleasure.


Fifth place winners were: Brotherly Bentley and Netherlands in Amateur Adult 18-35; Linus in Novice Jumper; Fiona in Adult Jumper; Get In Line in USEF Level 3 Jumper; Forget Paris in USEF Level 4 Jumper; and MJK Seize Command and Promise to Command in Morgan Pleasure Driving.


Taking sixth place were: Hail to Endeavor in Adult Jumper; Fiona in USEF Level 4 Jumper; Lucky’s Revelation in ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure, All Ages; Superfine’s Hobo in ASB Show Pleasure Driving; Promise to Command in Morgan English Pleasure, Open; and Heir Head in ASB Five-Gaited Show Pleasure.


Awards won by Gayle Lampe’s horses were: first in ASB Five-Gaited Ladies by Callaway’s Born to Win and third in ASB Five-Gaited Open by She’s Out and About.


Lampe and Laura Ward coached the saddleseat riders, Karen Craighead coached the Western, Karen Pautz coached the dressage and Linda McClaren coached the hunter/jumpers.


The Missouri Horse Shows Association is a multi-breed organization made up of approximately 500 individuals and 115 member horse shows. The MHSA is an affiliate of USA Equestrian and has as its purpose the promotion of breeding, development, exhibition, marketing and ownership of light horse breeds within the state of Missouri.