University, took 17 students and horses to The Fall Discovery Horse Show at the
Boone County Fairgrounds in Columbia, Mo., Oct. 29 and 30. The students all
placed well and brought back 10 blue ribbons.
Champion and Grand Champion ribbons in the Open English Pleasure class.
Champion and Reserve Grand Champions in the Morgan English Pleasure class.
earned Champion and Grand Champion in the Three-Gaited Show Pleasure class.
placed third in the Three- Gaited Show Pleasure class.
placed fifth in the Three- Gaited Show Pleasure class.
Kingston, N. H., and Coronafire earned Champion and Grand Champion in the
Arabian English pleasure classes.
Reserve Champion and Reserve Grand Champion in the Arabian English Pleasure
third and sixth in the Arabian English Pleasure classes.
third in the Open Park class.
Reserve Champion and Reserve Grand Champion in the Five-Gaited Show Pleasure
placed third in the Five- Gaited Show Pleasure class.
earned Champion in the Three-Gaited Country Pleasure class.
Thieves earned Champion in the Five-Gaited Amateur class.
placed third in the Amateur Five-Gaited class.
Tell earned Champion in the Park Pleasure class.
second in the Three- Gaited Amateur class.
third in the Three-Gaited Amateur class.
here and work so hard and the results certainly show when we went to the
Discovery Show. All of the horses were immaculately turned out and all of my
students acted like professionals both days of the show.”
to show in a seat she had never ridden until this past August. Villivicencio
rode WWU’s only saddle seat Friesian, affectionately known as Desi. Normally a
hunter jumper rider, Villivicencio decided to try saddle seat this semester.
was just so tuned in to just ride Desi and have fun that I was shocked when we
got first place. I was really happy to be able to go to this show; it really
gave me the chance to see what the saddle seat world is really like outside of
lessons,” she said.
opportunity to practice showing their horses before they participate in the
American Royal National Championship Horse Show Nov. 15–19.
year in a row and couldn’t be more excited.
shape for the show, and the entire Royal crew has been looking great. I can’t
wait to make memories with such a fantastic group of people and some very