News & Press Releases
Press Releases after the end of the 2016 Circuit
Week 6 - Vermont Summer Celebration
Sarah Barge and Danturano won the $15,000 3'3” Hunter Derby, presented by Land Rover Experience. The pair scored 86.5 points in the opening round, and impressed the judges to earn the top score of 88 points in the handy round, giving them an overall total of 174.5 points for the win.
Week 5 - Manchester & the Mountains Horse Show
Week 4 - Valley Classic Horse Show
Jennifer Bauersachs of Frenchtown, NJ, rode to her second consecutive $5,000 3'3” NEHJA Hunter Derby. Bauersachs and Overjoyed, owned by Courtney Carey, advanced to the handy round among the top twelve and turned in an impressive performance to take the win.
Week 3 - Manchester Classic Horse Show
Jennifer Bauersachs of Frenchtown, NJ, and Cleaveland topped a field of 50 horses to win the $5,000 3'3” NEHJA Hunter Derby on July 21 during World Championship Hunter Rider week. Bauersachs earned scores of 87.5 and 88 over innovative courses designed by Doug Russell.
Elizabeth Kriby of Wellington, FL, and her own Reservation were the ones to beat in the 3'3” Amateur-Owner Hunter Divisions at the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Shows and the Vermont Summer Festival to bring home the Adirondack-Green Mountain Challenge Trophy.
Week 2 - Manchester Summer Festival Horse Show
Sarah Barge of Bloomfield, NY, riding Danturano, owned by Sydney Degrazia won the $5,000 3'3” NEHJA Hunter Derby, presented by Eastern Hay, on Thursday, July 14. They were first to enter the derby ring in a 24-horse order and earned a score of 86.
Week 1 - Vermont Summer Special
Sarah Tyndall of Acton, MA, rode Huckleberry Finn to top honors in the $5,000 3'3” NEHJA Hunter Derby, presented by Eastern Hay. Tyndall’s combined scores of 83 and 87 saw her finish with a 170 to top a starting field of 37 entries.