Jacksonville Winter Series Week 2 Recap

Megan Young and Marquis in the USHJA National Hunter Classic. Flashpoint Photography

We had a thrilling Week 2 of the Jacksonville Winter Series, featuring World Champion Hunter Rider Week!  Congratulations to all Week 2 Champions:

High Performance Working Hunter
Trendy owned by Caroline Kellog, ridden by Kate Conover

Performance Working Hunter
Marquis owned by Lee Cesery, ridden by Megan Young

Green Working Hunter
Satisfaction owned by Peakewood Pharm, ridden by Molly Sewell Schott

AO Hunter
Exakt owned and ridden by Gerald Camera

Junior Hunter
Cancun owned by Lynnewood Stables & Meghan Flanagan, ridden by Ashton Alexander

Small Pony Hunter
Armani owned & ridden by Madeline Schaefer

Medium Pony Hunter
Sports Cast owned & ridden by Madeline Schaefer

Large Pony Hunter
Devil Mint owned by Scarlett Lee Aylsworth and ridden by Ashton Alexander

Small Green Pony Hunter
Long Story Short owned by Bibby Hill

Lee Cesery and Marquis. Flashpoint Photography

Medium Green Pony Hunter
Casanova owned by Tracy Howe ridden by Morgan Ward

Large Green Pony Hunter
Harrison owned & ridden by Laurel Bennett

AA Hunter 18-35
Anchor owned by Gen Guanciale ridden by Nicole Shaw

AA Hunter 36+
Karla owned & ridden by Roberta Previ

Children’s Hunter
Floyd owned by Ann Dotoli ridden by Caitlin Heilferty

Children’s Hunter Pony Large
Oakfields Jade owned by Susan McConnell ridden by Devin Seek

Children’s Hunter Pony Small/Medium
Meadowview’s Estancia owned by Callie Smith ridden by Sara Norton

Pre Green Hunter 3’
Cheers owned and ridden by Jeffrey Ayers

Pre Green Hunter 3’3”
Calvary owned by Jessica Tindley ridden by Amanda Steege

Pony Jumpers
Conda 13 owned by Kelli Dozier ridden by Dean Cooper

Children’s Adult Jumper
American Hero owned and ridden by Dean Cooper

Children’s Adult Jumper 1.10m
Midori owned and ridden by Lynn Seithel

Jr. AO Jumper
Elliot Van Helliot owned by Sweet Oak Farm ridden by Mackenzie McGehee

A special congratulations to Megan Young who navigated Lee Cesery’s Marquis to top honors in the $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Classic, sponsored by Jerry Parks Insurance Group.  Marquis bested an impressive group of horses for the blue ribbon.

As we move on to our final Week 3, we expect some more lovely weather, a $25,000 International Hunter Derby in addition to a $25,000 Grand Prix.

The Jacksonville Winter Finale is offering VIP tables to watch the Grand Prix and Hunter Derby in style and comfort. Tables of 10 are available in the heated VIP tent at the end of the large covered ring. Dinner, beer and wine will be available both Friday and Saturday evenings prior to and during the main events.

Friday’s menu will feature:

Southwest chicken: Boneless chicken breast served over Spanish rice with a southwestern black bean sauce
Salad
Pineapple Shortcake

Saturday’s menu will feature:

Baked Ziti: Penne pasta baked in a “house marinara” with chicken and Italian sausage
Salad
Banana Pudding

Tables of 10 are available for $350 for the weekend. Half tables seating 5 are available for $175 for the weekend. Individual tickets are available for $45 per person for the weekend.

Reserve yours now!

Feel free to email or call with any questions or for additional information.

NFHJA
Alexisgnewman@gmail.com
904.434.4073 (phone)
866.496.1626 (fax)

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