On Sunday, 22-year-old Lindsey Tomeu added a sixth consecutive win to her summer streak of success with a victory in the Adult Jumper Classic aboard DBHC, Inc.'s Bonapart. In the Children's Jumper Classic, it was Madeline Derose and Aberdeen Ventures LLC's Jorno who bested the field of 32 to take home the win.
Jane Gaston of The Plains, Virginia and her 9-year-old imported Dutch Warmblood gelding impressed the judges in the Amateur-Owner Hunter division and the pair earned the division championship on the final day of the Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show.
After winning the $50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix last Saturday, Shane Sweetnam and the Blue Buckle Group LLC's Cobolt returned one week later to pick up another victory under the lights, this time in the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix, sponsored by GGT Footings.
Molly Sewell, a professional based in Orlando, Florida with Bill Schaub, was neck and neck with her two talented mounts, Acado and El Raymond, in the $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby at the Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show.
Before heading to work at CMW Architects in downtown Lexington, Douglas Masters hopped on Chris Richard's Uno Z to ride to the win in the High Amateur-Owner Jumpers on Friday. In the High Junior Jumper division, which ran simultaneously, it was Emma Wujek and her own Ugaf who rode to victory.
Junior rider Emma Kurtz of Hudson, Ohio won both the jumper phase and the hunter phase of the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Equitation on Friday of the Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show. She rode Dr. Betsee Parker's gelding Patrick to the double win in the equitation division.
Following an intense jump-off race during Thursday's $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic, it was Benjamin Meredith who bested the field of horses and riders to celebrate the win aboard Shader Sporthorses LLC's Anabelle 28.
Victoria Press's rides impressed the judges in the Stonelea Ring on Thursday at the Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show. She had wins on Eclypse in the Large Junior Hunter 16-17 division, as well as earning blue ribbons in the Small Junior Hunter 16-17 division on Café Noir.
The Lane Report recently published a feature titled "Equestrian Facilities, Economic Impact" about the Kentucky Horse Park's facilities and how they are used throughout the year to stage events and entertain guests.
The Lexington Herald-Leader's website (kentucky.com) recently published a feature about the Wonderland Ride, an E7 Kids Café bike ride fundraiser that will take place with an Alice in Wonderland theme at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, August 6th.