Washington County Horse Council show draws more than 30 entries

June 24, 2011
  • Chloe Bellerive, shown riding Bailey's Irish Dream, was the youth English champion age 13 and younger at this season's first Washington County Horse Council open horse show.
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SHARPSBURG — The Washington County Horse Council held its first open horse show of the season June 11 at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center.

There were more than 30 entries in the various classes.   

In the leadline class, Morgan Paulsen took first place on Knick Knack. Mackenzie Patterson on Keep Your Hat On followed a close second, and third was Megan Hahn on Little Frankie.  

The short stirrup class champion was Maddie Joyner on Kodak Moment, and the reserve champion was Sarah McElroy on Sky Blue.

The long stirrup class champion was Valerie Myers on Uriah, and the reserve champion was Calista Plante on Dusty.

There were numerous classes for western riders. The youth class champion for ages 14 to 18 was Genevieve Melenda on Dizzy Devil, and the adult champion was Kathy Moore on Smoking Caroline.

English riders had a good turnout for the show.  

The youth English champion age 13 and younger was Chloe Bellerive on Bailey’s Irish Dream.  The youth English champion age 14 to 18 was Jessica Stein on RRB Poco Cutter Bill, and the adult English champion was Ruthie Mullendore on Breezie Does It.

The second open horse show will be Aug. 13 at the ag center.

Next up is the second of  the hunter show series on Sunday, July 10, followed by the jumper schooling night on July 12.

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