Wellington, FL – September 5, 2017 – The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center hosted a successful weekend of competition for the 2017 ESP Labor Day horse show from September 1 through September 3 at The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL.
Juan Hidalgo of Miami, FL, and his own Triomphe Platiere took top honors in the $5,000 1.35m TackNRider Jumper Stake, after the duo finished their jump-off time in 44.76 seconds. Luis Larrazabal of Wellington, FL, guided G and C Close Up, owned by San Fransisco Stables, to second place, after dropping a single rail in the jump-off and finishing in 40.845 seconds. Joaquim Malta De Abreu of Wellington, FL, and Arino Du Rouet, owned by Two Swans Farm, completed the jump-off track in 47.136 seconds, adding four faults to their final score.
The Marshall & Sterling Child/Adult Jumper Classic saw Bernadette Louise Chungunco of New York, NY, and her own Danger G, ride to victory, as they finished their jump-off time in 42.257 seconds. Emmanuelle Greenberg of Boca Raton, FL, and his own Carlos G, finished in second place, ahead of Bernadette Louise Chungunco, this time aboard Elena, owned by NSL Ventures LLC.
The NAL Child/Adult Jumper Classic was championed by Sabrina Andreu of Venezuela, and Rapsody De Lou Kassan, owned by Alfredo Andreu, who topped the class with a time of 50.558 seconds. Lindsay Levine of Wellington, FL, and Aniviero Z, owned by Stransky’s Mission Farm, Inc. collected second place.
Well Versed and Emily Ablin of Palm Beach, FL, took home championship honors in the Child/ Adult Amateur Hunter Division, while Isabella Watson of Lake Worth, FL, and her own Worthington took home the division’s reserve champion awards.
Allyson Blais of Boynton Beach, FL, and Captain Darco Heldenlaan Z, topped the Equitation Adult Amateur Division, after a weekend of strong performances. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Versailles, shown by Aguilar Madison of Loxahatchee, FL.
Zoffany, owned and ridden by Lia Screnci of Boca Raton, FL, took home champion honors in the Junior/AO Hunter 3’3″ & 3’6″ Division, while Emmanuelle Greenberg of Boca Raton, FL, and Czech Mate, owned by Pumpkin’s Patch Farm LLC, were presented with reserve champion honors.
Savonna Adell of Bloomfield Hills, MI, and More Like It, owned by Megan McCarthy, captured top honors in the Large Pony Hunter Division, while Ella Bostwick of Wellington, FL, and Rose Gold, owned by Laura Lesko, were presented with the division’s reserve championship honors.
Low Child/ Adult Hunter Division saw Reese Madden of Southwest Ranches, FL, and Diamond In The Sky were victorious in the division, taking champion honors ahead of Myca Harris of Wellington, FL, and Sandro Reuben, who earned reserve champion honors.
The Performance Hunter 3’6″ & 3’3″ Division saw Jennifer Bliss of Wellington, FL, and James Lala’s Final Destination take the divisional championship ahead of Bliss piloting Game Face, owned by Harris Hill Farm, who finished in reserve.
The Small Pony Hunter Division saw Olivia Sweetnam of Wellington, FL, guided Long Story Short, owned by Sweet Oak Farm, take top honors after their consistent performances throughout the week. Alison Coleman of Wellington, FL, and her own Shenandoah Jack Be Nimble, rode to reserve.
Competition at Equestrian Village continues with the ESP Fall Series, which begins on October 13. To learn more about PBIEC, please visit www.pbiec.com.
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