Michael Britt-Leon and Private I Are Picture Perfect to Win $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Title at Upperville Colt & Horse Show
Upperville, Va. – June 13, 2021 – The country’s top hunter athletes gathered at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) on Saturday evening. Taking over the B&D Builders Grand Prix Ring, they vied for the winning honors during the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Salamander Resort & Spa. After two rounds of competition, it was Michael Britt-Leon’s top score aboard Private I that would earn the night’s winning prize.
Rodrigo Pessoa and Venice Beach Race to the Finish in $37,000 Upperville Speed Stakes CSI4*
It was all about speed Saturday afternoon at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) with international athletes taking aim at the $37,000 Upperville Speed Stakes CSI4*, presented by GW & Wade. Brazil’s Rodrigo Pessoa and Venice Beach won their second FEI class of the week, besting USA’s McLain Ward with Blossom Z and Grace Debney aboard Boheme De La Roque who finished second and third, respectively.
Watch Rodrigo Pessoa’s Winning Round with Venice Beach