KYB and GPE members braved some mid May snow to hit the centerlines at the IDCTA show May 17th weekend at the beautiful Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne Illinois.
Some of the highlights of the weekend follow.
Taryn Hochstetter rode Ginna Frantz,s Bella Luna GP to her first third level victories, high score championship and achieved her needed scores for her bronze medal so congratulations to her.
Hudi Barteau rode GP Ubilee to a first and a second place finish in the FEI Young Rider qualifiers as they fight for a spot on this years Region Two Team and possible shot at Gladstone
Amber Gipp showed Jackies Pisani's nine year old gelding Aragorn to wins at Fourth Level and PSG with mid to high sixties but some unfortunate mistakes held them back in their Developing Qualifier so they will try that again soon.
Ian Swayne and the jointly owned Finalia ERS wowed the in hand judge winning his divisions and the overall in hand Championship. He also debuted down centerline marking both his and Ian's first time in the competition arena with some high marks and very favorable comments.
Yvonne Barteau stayed in the seventies for the second weekend with her new Grand Prix Freestyle with GP Raymeister so thank you to Hudi for designing this new piece of Booty Swing music.
Yvonne and Bellagio began their show ring journey together capturing the high score of the show and the First Level Championship so there was much to be thankful for on all accounts.