Another whirlwind weekend is wrapping up, and we’re once again amazed at our new number guru Maggie’s predictions for the Richland Park Advanced division. Earlier this week, Maggie predicted the top finishers in both the CIC3* and the Advanced divisions, and she successfully picked Michael Pollard and Jennie Brannigan to win it all. We’re beginning to think she’s just a psychic, so feel free to ask her for winning lottery numbers if you see her around.
Jennie Brannigan and Cambalda took second place into show jumping, earning a 30.0 in the dressage and adding a handful of time on cross country. Marc Donovan’s show jumping course once again proved to be challenging and influential, and Jennie produced one of three double clear rounds to take over the top position from overnight leaders Erin Sylvester and No Boundaries.
Erin Sylvester had a rockstar weekend, continuing to show off No Boundaries as a truly competitive horse. Erin had two rails down in the show jumping but will still take home second place and plenty of bragging rights after winning the dressage. Maggie predicted that Erin would finish in third place with a score around 50.8; Erin finished on a 44.8.
Lauren Kieffer and Lucky Devil, Maggies fifth place pick, picked up third place, moving up from fifth after a double clear show jump round.
In the CCI2* at Colorado Horse Park, Tiffany Cooke and Patent Pending added a double clear show jump round to their weekend, solidifying the win over Cynthia Wiseman and Vote Yes.
Stuart Black and Tre Du Kernat produced one of just two double clear show jumping rounds today to win the CCI*. We reported in our Weekend Welcome that Stuart had been having a great year with this gelding, and their success continued this weekend.
Olivia Carter and My Mitch had one rail down to drop into second for the weekend, and Megan Noelle Wilson with Ghypsy moved from fourth into third overall.
At Shepherd Ranch, Kimmy Steinbuch and Pikture This picked up the win in the Open Preliminary division, finishing on their dressage score of 27.8. Dressage leaders Tristen Hooks and Learning To Fly will take home the red ribbon, and Marissa Nielsen and Cicero Z round out the top three.