Written by Nancy Love
Prime Time Dressage. April 23-24 at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford NC:
Jennifer Flowers and her student Lillian Davis captured the Open and AA Divisions at the Prime Time Show. Jennifer rode Madeleine Sheeran’s 2013 G Cien Fuegoes CDF for a 69.45% at 2nd 1. Lillian captured the AA ribbon at 1st 3 with a 63.05 on her horse 2014 G Decathlon. Both horses were bred by Coves Darden Farm in SC.
Dressage in the Sandhills. May 6-8 at the Harness Track in Pinehurst NC:
It was all about the stallions at this show! The weather was less than cooperative, but that didn’t affect the High Point winners this year. Stacey Hastings and her student Tina Cook once again took home the awards, this time in the FEI and AA divisions. Stacey won the FEI ribbon riding the USEF Developing PSG test with a 66.93 on her exciting 2014 S Hermes BRH. Hermes BRH was bred by Yeguada Benito Rodriguez. Tina and Carbonero XCVI a 2013 S bred by Coves Darden farm took the AA division with a 65.13 at 4th 2. John Zopatti captured the Open division on Kimayaz a 2013 S bred by Spanish Vision Farm. They won the 3rd 1 class with a 70.81.
Stacey Hastings – photo credit – Aaron Thompson
John Zopatti – photo credit – High Time Photography