William Woods University sent 28 riders and 26 horses to the Brownland Autumn Challenge Horse Show in Franklin, Tenn., and they returned home with three championships, five reserve championships and many other ribbons.
WWU students and horses were Champions in Adult Jumpers (1.10M), Level 1 Jumpers (.90) and Limit Rider Hunters. They were Reserve Champions in Adult Jumpers (1.10M), Level 1 Jumpers (.90), Limit Rider Hunters, Pre-Childrens Hunters, and Level 3 (1.05M) Jumpers.
Jackie Reehoff of Barrington, Ill., riding Timeless, placed consistently: a third and three fourths in Adult Amateur Hunters; a sixth and two sevenths in Modified Amateur Hunter; fourth in Modified Amateur Equitation Over Fences; sixth in Modified Amateur Equitation On the Flat; fifth in Open Adult Equitation Over Fences; second in Ariat Adult Medal, and fifth in the Adult Hunter Classic.
Heather Sim of Vernon Hills, Ill., on BiCiuin, earned a third and a fifth in the Modified Amateur Adult Hunters, and a fifth and an eighth in the Adult Amateur Hunters.
Rachel Havas of Saugus, Calif., riding Skyy in the Adult Amateur Hunter Division, won the following prizes: second, third, fifth, seventh and eighth. In the Adult Equitation classes, Havas earned a fourth in the Open Equitation over Fences and a third place in the Ariat Adult Medal Class. In the prestigious Adult Amateur Hunter classic, she earned a second place prize.
Olivia Ma of San Diego, Calif., and Blue October placed fifth in Modified Amateur Equitation on the Flat; a sixth and two eighths in their debut at 3’ in the Adult Amateur Hunter Division, and ninth in the Adult Amateur Hunter Classic.
Anna Windeknecht of Blue Grass, Iowa, coached freshman Jacque Franco of San Diego, Calif., on Happy Hour to a first, two third placings and a fourth place in the Modified Junior Hunters. Franco and Happy Hour also ended up with a Reserve Championship in the Limit Rider Hunters by winning two firsts, second, third and fifth place. Franco also rode to a second and third in the Modified Junior Equitation.
Lauren Simon of Cary, Ill., riding LeMans, won a first and a fourth in the Modified Junior Hunters. She also won a second and a fifth in the Pre-Childrens Hunter Division.
Alison Gay of Sugar Grove, Ill., rode Pro Bono to a first in the Modified Amateur Equitation on the Flat and to an eighth place in the Modified Amateur Hunter. Riding Vainqueur, Gay earned a third in the .90m jumpers; a seventh in the 1.05m jumpers, and a first, second and fourth in the Adult Amateur Jumpers. Gay and Vainqueur tied for Champion in the AA Jumpers with Ann Kiddy and Colonia. In the NAL, NHJL, WASH ADULT JMPR CLASSIC- at 1.10m, Gay and Vainqueur galloped to a second place finish.
Jasmin Seitzer of Saint Paul, Minn., had a successful show, earning a second, two fourths, a fifth and a seventh in the Limit Rider Hunter Division. She also won a fourth, a fifth, a sixth and three eighths in the Pre-Adult Hunter Division.
Angela Hurteau of Ozark, Mo., and Charmed won a Limit Rider Hunter class in Hurteau’s debut at 2’6”. She also won a sixth, seventh and eighth in the Limit Rider Hunters. Hurteau and Charmed also won a sixth place in the Pre-Adult Hunter Division.
Marissa Parenti of Hooksett, N.H., and Get In Line won a .90M Jumper class; a third in a 1.05M Jumper class; a second, third, and seventh in Adult Amateur Jumpers (1.10M) and finished a very consistent performance with a third in the NAL, NHJL, WASH Adult Jumper Classic (1.10M). Parenti tied for the Championship in the .90M Jumpers with two other WWU students.
Sarah Slutz of Middleton, Idaho, rode Woodland’s Eclipse to a second and third placing in the .90M Jumpers, resulting in a tie for the Championship in that division. In addition, Slutz and Eclipse were consistent performers in the Pre-Child/Adult Jumpers, winning a second, fifth and seventh.
Miranda Weber of Niagra, Wis., and Rise Above won a fourth place in the .90M Jumpers and a fifth place in the 1.05M Jumpers.
Bryn Hudson of Carollton, Texas, rode Omnistarr to a second in the 1.05M Jumpers, two fifths in the .90M Jumpers, and a sixth in Hudson’s debut at 1.10M in the Adult Amateur Jumpers.
Kristen Busher of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Vienna earned a second and sixth in the Pre-Child/Adult Jumpers, and two sixth place ribbons in the .90M Jumpers.
Corey DeVore of Fulton, Mo., rode Bjorn to be Wild to a first and a seventh in the Pre-Child/Adult Jumper Division. DeVore also won two seventh placings in the .90M Jumpers.