Tracy Fenney and Igor Van De Heibos Victorious in $50,000 Buck Brothers John Deere Grand Prix at Equifest II

Wayne, Ill. – Aug. 4, 2018 – An excited audience gathered around the Grand Prix Arena at the Lamplight Equestrian Center on Saturday to witness some of the nation’s top show jumping athletes compete for the ultimate prize in the $50,000 Buck Brothers John Deere Grand Prix. Following the $25,000 Welcome Grand Prix that took place on Thursday evening, anticipation for the highlight event of Equifest II continued to rise into the weekend.

Tracey Fenney and Igor Van De Heibos



Madeline Thatcher Brings Home Amateur-Owner 3’6” Hunter Champion and Reserve at Equifest II

Competition at the Lamplight Equestrian Center is winding down for Equifest II with World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) week. Division championships were awarded Saturday afternoon to amateur-owner competitors in the main hunter arena. Madeline Thatcher received both champion and reserve champion in the Amateur-Owner 3’6” Hunter division with two of the Thatcher family’s Pony Lane Farm mounts.

Madeline Thatcher with Like I Said and Coronado



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