Bruna Silva and Atlanta. Photo Credit ©ManciniPhotography.
Wellington, FL – August 24, 2016 – The Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) Summer Series resumed at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) grounds, as the ESP Summer II began on Friday, August 19 and concluded on Sunday, August 21. The competition initiated the first of six remaining weeks of the circuit, which will finish on Sunday, October 2.
Noa Diener of Indian Creek Village, FL and Pippa, owned by Deborah Perkins, took championship honors in the Low Child/Adult Jumper (1.0m) Division presented by Tuffrider & Equine Couture, as the pair earned a first and third place finish throughout the weekend of competition. Bruna Silva of Windermere, FL and her own Atlanta collected reserve champion honors in the division.
Silva returned to take top accolades in the $1,500 Low Child/Adult Classic presented by Tuffrider & Equine Couture aboard Atlanta, as the pair finished with three time faults in the jump-off round, crossing through the timers in 52.256 seconds. Cristina Santini of Winter Garden, FL and her own Capitol G rode to a second place finish with a time of 45.567 seconds and four faults, while Helena Vasconcelos of Davie, FL and her own Chakira rounded out the top three, collecting four faults and crossing through the timers in 47.807 seconds.
The Child Jumper (1.10m) Division saw Tanja Koshnick of Loxahatchee, FL and her own Hybur Star ride to victory, taking the class with a jump-off time of 40.068 seconds. Cyntha Screnci of Boca Raton, FL and her own Vichy took second place, adding four faults to their jump-off time of 39.154 seconds.
Carlo Graziani of Loxahatchee, FL and his own Erato M rose to the top of the Level 6 Jumper Division as the pair accumulated two first place finishes and a fifth place to capture top honors. Mariano Posada of Wellington, FL and Quite Capitol 3, owned by Two Swans Farm, took the reserve position in the division.
The Hopeful Jumper (.85m) Division was championed by Marcelo Barros of Lake Mary, FL and Ebony, owned by Helena Vasconcelos, who took the win after capturing two first place finishes. Sebastian Robayo of Jupiter, FL tied for the reserve honors aboard two mounts, Jivago, owned by Mackenzie Callahan and Sir Charles owned by Peter Lloyd.
The Low Junior/Amateur Owner Classic saw Beth Craven of Wellington, FL and her own Cantor take top honors, collecting a first place finishing with six faults and a time of 55.11 seconds. John Silva of Windemere, FL and his own Gucci de Muze took second place, while Robyn Hannigan of Celebration, FL and her Capacabana rounded out the top three.
Ki-Juan Minors of Wellington, FL and Carrera Z, owned by Lori Mattiasen, rode to victory in the Neue Schule Bits Pre-Green Hunter Division, while capturing the reserve rosette aboard Gevalia BF owned by Bridlebourne Stables LLC.
Samantha Kramig of Lake Worth, FL and her own Disclosure took the tricolor ribbon in the Amateur Owner Hunter 3’3″ Division presented by Aculife, while Margaret O’Meara of Kirkland, WA and Casino, owned by Woodland Way Inc., rode to reserve honors.
Cindy Harrington of Wellington, FL and Absolute Gold, owned by Piper Oren, finished atop the Child/Adult Hunter Division presented by UHealth Ear Institute, while Samantha Kramig of Lake Worth, FL and Little Printz took reserve.
The Short Stirrup Hunter Division presented by Palm Beach Riding Academy saw Myca Harris of Wellington, FL and her own Sandro Reuben take championship accolades, while Abby Eidelman of Wellington, FL and Rosmel’s Blue Jazz, owned by Palm Beach Riding Academy, earned the reserve championship for their efforts throughout the weekend.
Competition at PBIEC continues with the start of ESP Summer III on Friday, August 26, which will continue through Sunday, August 21. The entirety of the 2016 ESP Summer Series will conclude on Sunday, October 2. For more information on PBIEC and to see a full list of results, please visit www.pbiec.com.