Stable View Eventing Academy Crowns Inaugural Series Champions

Kailey Burack, pictured here with her parents, and Gimlet were crowned Tadpole Champions and Overall Champions of the 2018 Stable View Eventing Academy. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Stable View Farm crowned the season champions for the inaugural Eventing Academy Series on Sunday in Aiken, South Carolina. The Eventing Academy gives horses and riders who are new to eventing the opportunity to school all three phases on a Saturday before competing in a one-day schooling horse trials on Sunday.

Levels from Sprouts (18″) and Tadpole (2’3″) are offered, along with Beginner Novice, Novice and Training. Mogie Bearden-Muller designs confidence-building cross country courses, while Julie Zapapas designs educational show jumping courses to help horses and riders prepare to compete at recognized horse trials.

Congrats to the 2018 Stable View Eventing Academy Series Champions!

Overall Champion: Kailey Burack and Gimlet

Overall Reserve Champion: Theresa Shahan and Simply Duchess

Theresa Shahan & Simply Duchess were crowned Beginner Novice Champions and Overall Reserve Champions. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Training Champion: Jennifer Fox and Hazastory

Jennifer Fox and Hazastory were crowned Training Champions. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Training Reserve Champion: Amy Kaplan and Mr. Montificent

Training Reserve Champion Amy Kaplan. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Novice Champion: Beth Wheeler and Release My Mind

Novice Champion Beth Wheeler with Release My Mind’s owner, Linda Sullivan. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Novice Reserve Champion: Sarah Cundith and Whatinsamhill (not pictured)

Beginner Novice Champion: Theresa Shahan and Simply Duchess

Beginner Novice Reserve Champion: Darrell Vaughn and Zander, owned by Shawna Dietrich (not pictured)

Tadpole Champion: Kailey Burack and Gimlet

Tadpole Reserve: Dawn Johnson and Broadway Bobby Z

Dawn Johnson and Broadway Bobby Z were crowned Tadpole Reserve Champions. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Sprouts Champion: Holly Dana and Sweet Pea (not pictured)

Catlin Rugg and Syren were crowned Sprouts Reserve Champions. Photo courtesy of Stable View.

Sprouts Reserve: Catlin Rugg and Syren

Many thanks to the sponsors of the Eventing Academy awards and prizes: Aiken Saddlery, Horse Guard, Blanchard Equipment, Aiken Pest Control, The Hitch and Tow, Attwood Equestrian Surfaces, The Kneaded Edge and FITS. Click here to view the complete prize list.

The first Eventing Academy in the 2019 series will be held Feb. 23-24. Click here for the omnibus and information for the schooling day, and here for the omnibus and information for the schooling horse trials.

Thank you to Barry and Cyndy Olliff, Christine Turner and the entire Stable View team for making the inaugural Eventing Academy Series such a positive experience for all the horses and riders who participated.

Click here to view the full 2019 calendar for all events at Stable View.

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