Scott Stewart Dominates Professional Hunter Divisions to Earn Grand Hunter Championship Title at Upperville Colt & Horse Show

Scott Stewart and Baroness Betsee Parker’s Private Life (pictured) earned the Grand Hunter Champion title.

Upperville, Va. – June 5, 2019 – Wednesday concluded competition in the professional hunter divisions at the 2019 Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS), presented by St. Bride’s Farm, where Scott Stewart once again captured the top honors, claiming four of the day’s five division championships in which he entered in the Main Hunter Ring. In addition, Stewart was awarded the title of Grand Hunter Champion with Baroness Betsee Parker’s Private Life to earn the Sallie J. Sexton Challenge Trophy, donated by Sallie’s family. To watch an interview with Stewart click here.

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Peter Leone and Captio Z Capture 1.40m Open Jumper Win

Peter Leone and Captio Z

The 1.40m Open Jumpers once again highlighted the day at the Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) in the B&D Builders Jumper Ring I with Olympian Peter Leone capturing the day’s victory about Capito Z. The pair turned in a double-clear effort to earn the blue ribbon by just one second during the competitive class, outpacing some of the country’s top combinations at the historical event.

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Updates from Upperville

Green Hunter Grand Champion: Cabrio with Scott Stewart

Green 3’9″ Hunter
Cheryl Olsten’s Lafitte De Muze with Amanda Steege
Reserve Champion: 
Sherri Crawford’s Confetti with Sara Taylor

Green 3’6″ Hunter
Bikoff Equestrian’s Cabrio with Scott Stewart
Reserve Champion: 
Bikoff Equestrian’s Everwonder with Scott Stewart

USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Stake Winner: Gochman Sport Horse’s Scandal with Scott Stewart

Green Conformation Hunter
Gochman Sport Horse’s Scandal with Scott Stewart
Reserve Champion: 
Bikoff Equestrian’s Critics’ Choice with Scott Stewart

The Founders Cup Trophy
Sponsored by Mrs. Elizabeth Tayloe Courts
Lysa Burke Hutton’s Voila with Sandy Ferrell

Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Champion
Rebecca Taylor’s Grand Luxe

Adult Amateur Over 50 Hunter
Sponsored by Haymarket Veterinary Service
Champion: Section A – EMO Stables’ Sideline with Betty Oare
Section B – Elite Equines’ Lalique with Lyn Pedersen
Reserve Champion: Section A – Lyn Pederson’s Fleetwood with Heather Hays
Section B – Christopher Payne’s Madison with Hilary Gerhardt

Grand Adult Amateur Over 50 Hunter Champion: Elite Equines’ Lalique with Lyn Pedersen

Adult Amateur 36-49 Hunter
Quiet Haven’s Farm Flirtation Walk with Rachel Howell
Reserve Champion:
 Anna Duff’s Ocean Drive

Adult Amateur 18-35 Hunter
Champion: Section A –
Rebecca Taylor’s Grand Luxe
Section B –
Stephanie Bulger’s Mariano
Reserve: Section A –
Stephanie Bulger’s Carrica
Section B –
Kathleen Mathews’ Downtown Brown

Grand Adult Amateur 18-35 Hunter Champion: Rebecca Taylor’s Grand Luxe – To watch an interview with Taylor click here

Best Adult Amateur Rider: James Anderson

TAKE2 Thoroughbred Hunter
Champion: Cree Sauer’s Cooperstown
Reserve Champion: Christine Adams’ Talk To Me with Amy Zettler

TAKE2 Thoroughbred Jumper
West Riding Farm’s Fine Art with Miranda Scott
Reserve Champion: 
Ben Gaunciale’s Pepper Pots with Keri Guanciale


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