Parker, CO – September 24, 2017 – Competition at The Colorado Horse Park (CHP) featured a successful multi-discipline fall competition last week, honoring riders from the Rocky Mountain region. Highlights included the inaugural Eventing Derby and September Horse Trials, running parallel with the Rocky Mountain Dressage Society’s (RMDS) Regional Championships and the Colorado Fall Classic.
September Horse Trials
CHP would like to congratulate and recognize the champions and winners crowned during the CHP September Horse Trials, hosted on September 16-17 at The Colorado Horse Park. The competition hosted divisions from Intro all of the way through Intermediate.
Triple Crown Feed Beginner Novice Division
Champion: Angelika Beutel, Longmont, CO, and Harrison, owned by Sally Dalton
Reserve Champion: Gretchen Long, Colorado Springs, CO, and Dream Catcher, owned by Gretchen Long
Acuswede Intermediate Division
Champion: Kayanna Larson, Franktown, CO, and Flashback, owned by Kayanna Larson
Reserve Champion: Johanna Anderson, Wray, CO, and St Queen of Sheba, owned by Deborah Hurni
Adequan® Novice Division
Champion: Jane Worrall, Elbert, CO, and Mystique Knights, owned by Jane Worrall
Reserve Champion: Nicole S Ackerman, Colorado Springs, CO, and Chocolate Solider, owned by Nicole S Ackerman
Osphos® Training Division
Champion: Angelika Beutel, Longmont, CO, and Just Alfie, owned by Julie Pawak
Reserve Champion: Jessica Maranto, Littleton, CO, and Czardus, owned by Jessica Maranto
Arenus Open Preliminary Division
Champion: Dani Sussman, Larkspur, CO, and Thurston B Howell, owned by Carol Mavrakis
Reserve Champion: James Atkinson, Ramona, CA, Landonn II OHF, owned by Dan Michaels
Osphos® Open Training Division
Champion: Madeline Backus, Larkspur, CO, Reflektion’s Rio, owned by Lynn Roberts
Champion: Tricia Leslie, Fort Collins, CO, Inate Dignity, owned by Tricia Leslie
Reserve Champion: Courtney Zak, Golden, CO, Bjorn, owned by Carol VonMichaels
Acuswede Intro Division
Champion: Rochelle Costanza, Franktown, CO, Captain, owned by Greg Smith
Reserve Champion: Maria Salinas, Louiseville, CO, LR Ami Hallucination, owned by Maria Salinas
Colorado Fall Classic
The Colorado Fall Classic saw a competitive turnout for the week as well, and provided an ASPCA Mclay Regional Champion win for Lanie Walkenbach, riding Citadel. Walkenbach bested a class of 17 entries for the title.
Rocky Mountain Dressage Society
The Colorado Horse Park would also like to congratulate all Rocky Mountain Dressage Society riders and participants on an excellent week of riding and dressage competition at their regional championships. CHP prides itself on the ability to host multiple disciplines simultaneously in a harmonious and safe atmosphere.