Wellington, Fla. – Dec. 7, 2021 – The staff and students at Kelianda Farm celebrate a successful 2021 show season and look forward to a promising new year. The hunter, jumper and equitation students and horses took competition by storm at major events across the country over the last year, earning several championship titles in the hunter and equitation ring as well as big wins in the show jumping ring. Kelianda Farm concluded the year with success at all of the major indoor finals.
The year kicked off at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center for the 2021 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) where students took the competition by storm. Highlights included McKayla Langmeier and Chadina debuting their new partnership, taking home second place in the 1.35m Open Jumper division. In the hunter ring, Anna Richardson and her own Cinnamon Bay earned reserve champion in the USHJA 2’6” Hunter division, followed by the duo’s debut in the USHJA 2’9” Hunter division where they earned third place during their first outing.
As the winter season came to a close, Kelianda Farm students continued their winning ways over the summer to top hunter, jumper and equitation classes at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Saratoga Horse Show, Endeavor Therapy Horse Show, Kentucky Horse Park, Lake Placid Horse Show, Brandywine Horse Shows and the Fairfield County Hunt Club. At the Upperville Colt & Horse Show in Virginia, Langmeier piloted Rafferty Farm LLC’s Bahira S to second place in the competitive 1.35m Jumper division. Capping off the summer, the team saw success in the equitation and jumper divisions at the Bluegrass Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park.
During the fall, Langemeier started off strong in Traverse City, Michigan at the Traverse City Tournament of Champions, earning the win in the MLSJ $5,000 1.40m Two-Phase CSI2* riding Bahira S. In the hunter ring, Langmeier and FS Montana took home champion in the Green 3’3’’ Hunter division. After making their way to Tryon, North Carolina, Langmeier and Bahira S took home another top placing, winning the FEI $10,000 Power and Speed 1.40m.
Kelianda Farm’s equitation students triumphed during the fall season. Eleanor Rudnicki rode to a third place finish in the highly competitive Dover Saddlery / USEF Hunter Seat Medal Finals. Immediately following, students took top placings at the New England Equitation Championship as Janet Hedges earned third place, Kyla Sullivan finished in fifth place and Emily Jurnovoy earned seventh place. The team wrapped up the fall season at the 2021 National Horse Show in Lexington, Kentucky, with Quinn Van Cara and Kobi Rhodes’s Carry Away earning reserve champion in Section B of the 14-15 Equitation. Sofia Baron and Tessa Queirolo’s Vintage Bentley took second place in Section A of the 16-17 Equitation, while Jordan Hedges, Paris Levy and Van Cara each earned a third place ribbon in the 14-15 Equitation division.
In addition to the team’s success in the show ring, Kelianda Farm is proud to offer sales horses to help find the right horse to fit your needs. Whether you are looking for a top equitation mount, a winning hunter horse, or a talented jumper, Kelianda Farm presents sale horses in the best light: healthy, happy and ready to take on the show ring. The Kelianda Farm team is dedicated to finding suitable horses for clients, ensuring a bright future among top competitors.
Kelianda Farm looks forward to continued success for their students and horses in the hunter, jumper and equitation rings throughout the upcoming 13-week winter circuit at the 2022 Winter Equestrian Festival. To keep up with the team’s future success, please click here.