Samantha Schaefer and In The Know Score Second $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Title at Upperville Colt & Horse Show

Samantha Schaefer and In The Know

Upperville, Va. – June 8, 2019 – The country’s top hunter athletes gathered at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS), presented by St. Bride’s Farm, on Saturday evening. Taking over the B&D Builders Jumper Ring 1, 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 Samantha Schaefer’s top score aboard In The Know that would earn the night’s top prize. To watch an interview with Schaefer, click here.

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Winning Ward Does It Again to Capture $35,700 Upperville Speed Stakes CSI4* with Noche De Ronda

McLain Ward and Noche De Ronda

International competition at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS), presented by St. Bride’s Farm, continued on Saturday with the $35,700 Upperville Speed Stakes CSI4*, presented by GW & Wade. Twenty-seven of the world’s top athletes put the pedal to the metal trying to score the winning prize, with the United States’ McLain Ward galloping to victory aboard Noche De Ronda. To watch an interview with Ward, click here.

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Updates from Upperville

Small Pony Hunter
Baroness Betsee Parker’s Bit of Love with Maddie Tosh
Reserve Champion:
Baroness Betsee Parker’s Love Me Tender with Maddie Tosh

Medium Pomy Hunter
Champion: Baroness Betsee Parker’s, Baroness of Locheil with Maddie Tosh
Reserve Champion: Robin Greenwood’s Astro Boy with Alexa Karet

$1,500 Robert Pillion Memorial Small Pony Hunter Classic Winner: Baroness Betsee Parker’s Bit of Love with Maddie Tosh

$1,500 Robert Pillion Memorial Medium Pony Hunter Classic Winner: Goldhills As You Like It and Vivian Golden

$1,500 Robert Pillion Memorial Large Pony Hunter Classic Winner: Prestige and Kat Fuqua

Leadline 1-3 Winner: Natalie Handy with St. Bride’s Farm’s Piccolo

Leadline 4-6 Winner: Bryan Hughes with William Brown’s Neverland

Walk-Trot (7 & Under) Winner: Sloane Haven Greiner with Quiet Haven Farm LLC’s Piccolo

Walk-Trot (Over 7) Winner Sponsored by the Harmon family/The Hill SchoolAva Robitaille with Susannah Gerhardt’s Oh Good Night

Family Class Winner Sponsored by Cynthia Giorgio: The Fout Family

The Piedmont Foxhounds Hack Winner: Leslie Sutcliffe’s Like Music with George Kuk

Ladies Sidesaddle
Champion: Ashleigh Glorioso and Southern Will
Reserve Champion: Brenda Madison’s Tortuga with Pamela Cibula

 VHSA/EMO Hunter Seat Medal Winner: Lindsay McCarron and Melynda Legg’s Humble and Kind

ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship Winner: Baylee McKeever and McLain Ward’s Salvatore

Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Winner: Mimi Gochman and Gochman Sport Horse LLC’s Heroy Von De Hei

Best Young Horse: Lori Johnston’s Qismet handedbe by Emily Anne Belin

Non-Thoroughbred Breeding
 Lori Johnston’s Qismet handedbe by Emily Anne Belin
Reserve Champion: Cabalero and Elizabeth Capor

The Cismont Manor Farm Challenge Trophy Winner: Frazer Hendrick’s Maximum Momemtum handled by Oliver Brown

Thoroughbred Breeding
Champion: Sean Bradley’s Dads Sunset handled by Emily Anne Belin
Reserve Champion: Frazer Hendrick’s Maximum Momemtum handled by Oliver Brown

Best Amateur Handler: Elizabeth Capor with Cabalero


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