Foxcroft Riders Compete in Piedmont Jumper Classic

During a week of beautiful fall weather complete with sunshine and brisk morning temperatures, ten of the Foxcroft riders enjoyed competing at the Piedmont Jumper Classic in Upperville, VA. In classes ranging from the .80m height to the Low Jr/AO/Am division at 1.20m, the riders all showcased their skills and added colorful ribbons to the banner.
With many new partnerships, some just weeks old, the Foxcroft trainers were thrilled with the consistency of riding and the connections that they were able to help foster between the riders and their mounts. The riders demonstrated technique and thoughtful riding while in the tack as well as good horsemanship as they hand walked and grazed their horses regularly and helped pitch in with all aspects of horse care, including stall picking, dumping, and filling water buckets, raking the aisle, feeding, bathing, and bandaging. The competition was a success on many levels and concluded with the Reserve Championship honors being earned in the Low Children's division by Irene B. ’24 and Pablo. 
 
A complete list of results: 
  • Georgia R. ’22 with Corrado earned two .80m clear round blues & 1st in the 2b class.
  • Vivian D. ’22 with Rio earned 7th in the .90m 2b class.
  • Subira K. ’25 with Caspian earned two .80m clear round blues & 8th in the 2b class.
  • Sage W. ’23 with Annie earned a .90m clear round blue, 5th in the Low Ch 1.0m 2.1 class & 6th in the Stake class.
  • Sydney M. ’23 with Freestyle earned a .90m clear round blue & 6th in the Low Ch 1.0m 2D class.
  • Elaine P. ’22 with Chino earned a .90m clear round blue & 8th in the Low Ch 1.0m 2.1 class.
  • Cecilia M. ’22 with Stryker earned a .90m clear round blue & 5th in the Low Ch 1.0m Stake class.
  • Irene B. ’24 with Pablo earned a .90m clear round blue, 1st in the Low Ch 1.0m 2.1 class, 3rd in the Stake class & the division Reserve Championship.
  • Sofia M-R. ’23 with Elisco earned 12th in the 1.20m Low Jr/AO/Ad Classic.
  • Telina T. ’24 with Cuatro earned 2nd in the 1.20m Low Jr/AO/Ad 2D class & 4th in the Classic. Special thanks to Meghann Harmon ’16 for leasing us this fantastic horse for the show!
The riders are enthusiastically taking what they learned from the show and putting it to use in exercises during their lessons and practice rides at home to get ready to compete again at the WIHS Regional show and at HITS Culpeper later this month. 
 
Whether preparing for a competition, learning a new skill in a lesson, or just enjoying a beautiful hack on campus, Foxcroft riders of all levels are having a wonderful fall season and the trainers are so glad to have them here!
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