Temecula, Calif. – Apr. 25, 2022 – The final day of Temecula Valley National Premier I welcomed juniors and amateurs into the Grand Prix Arena for classics at their respective height levels. Beginning at 1.45m, the course was set and athletes attempted to add their names to the list of jump-off contenders to take home the lion’s share of prize money and an automatic entry into the National Equestrian Tournament taking place June 1-5. Olaf Petersen, Jr.’s courses for the day included a vertical-oxer-vertical triple combination, a liverpool oxer, and several tricky bending lines. The course stayed the same for the High and Medium Junior/Amateur classes and was slightly adjusted to a new track for the Low Junior/Amateurs.
Caroline Ingalls and Concerto Harmonize To Win Amateur Owner 3’6” Hunter Championship
Junior and amateur hunters took to the Grand Hunter Arena Sunday to conclude their respective divisions and contend for championship honors on the final day of competition during Temecula Valley National Premier I. The Amateur Owner 3’6” Hunters comprised the final hunter competition of the day, with top horse-and-rider combinations attempting to put their best efforts forward to impress the judges. Not only would the champion take home bragging rights, but would also earn themselves a golden ticket into the National Equestrian Tournament taking place June 1-5, 2022, at Nilforushan Equisport Events. After a classic hunter round, a handy round and a second round of the Amateur Owner Hunter Classic, Caroline Ingalls and Concerto emerged victorious over the entire division, capturing the championship and the Classic.
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