Heather Humelbaugh & F.T. Sheer Perfection, WE Salute You!

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Heather Humelbaugh and her 21-year-old American Warmblood mare F.T. Sheer Perfection ended the 2017 competition season 4th place in the National Standings and 2nd place in Region 1 at the Intermediate Level. Heather has owned the mare, barn name “Prima” for 18 years. “Prima is an unconventionally-bred warmblood mare. I have owned her from weaning, […]

Way to Ride, Michele Lincoln & Major Design!

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Nebraska member Michele Lincoln rode her 1996 Pinto gelding Major Design (Sissy x Dynasty’s Design) to finish the 2017 competition year in 4th place out of all Introductory-level competitors in Region 3. Michele, who has owned Major Design for 18 years, says of him: “He’s just so handsome with a lot of personality.” Michele was […]

Congratulations, Lisa Everett & Katrina’s Symphony!

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California member Lisa Everett and her 13-year-old Lipizzan/Anglo Arabian Katrina’s Symphony (Katrina x Maestoso Alberta) finished the 2017 competition season with a Top Ten finish in Region 2 standings at the Intermediate level. The victory is even sweeter because Lisa bred Katrina’s Symphony and owns her dam, Katrina. “I bred her and have done all […]

The Importance of Nurturing Growth

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By: Julie Alonzo Since 2012, I’ve helped organize slightly more than 100 working equitation competitions, ranging from schooling shows with six entered to national championship competitions where we capped entries at 50. Overwhelmingly, I’ve found that the vast majority of North Americans participating in this sport are in it, primarily, for the opportunity it gives […]

Jade Watts Gonzales and Fineleehetouchedme, #1 in the Nation, Intermediate Level

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Texan Jade Watts Gonzales and the 2008 gelding Fineleehetouchedme (barn name, Elvis), dual-registered with both the American Quarter Horse Association and the and American Paint Horse Association, topped the 2017 WE National Charts at the Intermediate Level. The two won top honors for Intermediate Level horse/rider pair, Elvis was the #1 point earning Intermediate horse […]