April 24, 2018
WTHJA Memphis in May Shows
The Memphis in May I horse show (April 30- May 1) coincided with the Beale Street Music Festival, May 1-3. The International Salute to Poland followed the Music Fest on May 4-9. The Memphis in May II show picked up May 7-10, including Mother’s Day. The World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest followed May 14-16. The month’s activities concluded with the grand finale Sunset Symphony on the Mississippi River May 23.
At the Memphis in May I show, Addison Bihm and Forever took top honors in the Large Junior Hunter Division, with Abigail Sellers and Tee Time, Reserve.
To The Moon And Back with Shea Taylor riding were Champions in the Medium/Large Pony Division, with Crystal Acres’ Chocolatier taking Reserve Champion. Kali Wright Ryan was first on Jack In The Box on Opp. Short/Long Equitation O/F. Madison Hill and Rollingwoods Over The Top won Equitation 11 and Under.
In the 1.10M Jumper division, Abigail Baskind and Cuanito were the winners. Chara Short and Sungard won the High Child/Adult Amateur Jumper division, as well as the WISH/NAL Child/Adult Amateur Jumper Classic.
Audrey Muscari was the top money winner over the weekend, followed by Madelyn Porter. Muscari won the 1.20M and the 1.20M/1.30M Classic on Cartograna. She won the WIHS Jumper on Ricardo and was first on Ricardo in the WIHS Overall.
Second highest in earnings, Madelyn Porter and Dragonfly’s Encore won the Large Jr. 3’3” division, the Modified Jr/AM. She was second in the ASPCA Maclay medal class on Dragonfly’s Corleone B; she won the AO 3’3” / Jr. 3’3”/ Jr. 3’6” Hunter Classic on Dragonfly’s Encore; and was second in WIHS Overall on Dragonfly’s Corleone B.
At the Memphis in May II show, Jason Schnelle and Calena were Amateur/Owner 3’3” 18-35 Champions. Elizabeth Brown’s Sanddorn 11 was WTHJA Hunter Champion.
In Medium Pony Hunter, Crystal Acres Chocolatier, ridden by Jaden Porter, was Champion, with Rollingwoods Over The Top, ridden by Madison Hill, reserve. Flyer Miles, ridden by Hagen Blackwell, won the Small/Large Pony division, with Natalie Sharp’s Carnival, ridden by Carly Alder, reserve.
The Hunter Derby attracted 23 entries, with Eleling Van De Kroon, ridden by Keri Rankin, coming out on top. Jason Schnelle’s Calena was second, with Beanie Cone’s Simplistic third. Michael Tokaruk was fourth on Calgary and Dee Pellegrini rode Outspoken to fifth.
Rider Amy Cortez swept first and second in the NAL/WIHS Children’s classic on Don Ramiro and Eaf Wollie, respectively. Cheryl Rubenstein and Riesling were tops in the NAL/WIHS Adult Amateur Classic.
In the USHJA Pre-Green Challenge, Phoebe Sheets bested the 6-horse field on Capisce, owned by Cheryl Rubenstein.
Full results of both shows are available at horseshowsonline.com
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