Chris Trinks' friesian gelding Gosse made his competitive debut under Becky at the Shelley Siegel Memorial show. He scored at 70% and 71.5%, forecasting a bright future as a dressage competitor!
Michaela Nelson and Gainsborough strike again!! This time winning the 3rd level JR/AM Championship at Pebble Beach!!! Now the pair prepares for a repeat performance at the CDS Junior Championships in August!!! Go, go, go!
Aragon, Sherri Martineau-Simon's imported PRE gelding tackled the electric atmosphere of Pebble Beach in his second show ring appearance. He delighted everyone with scores up to 69.8% and 5 2nd place finishes behind some very seasoned competition!!! Needless to say, Aragon is definitely a horse to watch!
Anne Vignati's Savoy showed cool confidence at Pebble Beach, earning two more qualifying scores at 4th Level.
Becky and Gosse braved the whipping wind, tumbling lawn chairs, and flapping tents to bring home a 66.4% at training level and a 65.2% at 1st level at the June CNDC show. Gosse was quite a sport, showing well in spite of being anxious about the mayhem around him!!
Becky and Laneur had a successful week winning the Grand Prixs at both Shelley Siegel and the CNDC Dressage Derby! The pair are set for the USDF/CDS Championships!
Paradigm Sporthorse working student Samantha Davis and her ISR mare Le Luna began a new era of showing at Starr Vaughn II in November----easily winning two blues in well attended training level classes.
Laneur and Becky finished up the year with a 7th in the CDS Grand Prix Championship.
Michaela Nelson and Gainsborough proved their mettle, finishing 13th in the Open CDS Championship out of 27 riders, and 4th in the USDF JR/YR Championship--both at 3rd level!!!!
PSH project horse Nick reentered the competition arena with Sam Davis, handily winning both his 1st level classes at Rancho Murietta in April!.
Paradigm Sporthorse starts the season with a bang at the Golden State Dressage Festival in April!
Worthy (Louie), Lori Novick's Oldenburg gelding took a break from the hunter arena and decided to try winning in the dressage arena for a change! He took home the blue at Rancho Murietta in April at training level!!!
Sherri Simon's PRE gelding Aragon debuted at 1st level at Rancho Murietta. Solid scores in the 60s amidst gale force winds indicate a successful year ahead!
Sherri Simon's Aragon shows perfect form at the Marin Chapter show, winning both his 1st level classes! Aragon has matured quite a bit in 2010 and shows a tremendous work ethic!!
Samantha Davis and Lindsay Farley's Holsteiner gelding Shine debuted at 2nd level at Fairwind Farm, winning their classes with a 65% and 67%!!!!!
This was Shine's first ever show and Sam's first time at 2nd level......WOW!!!!!!
Carla McPherson and the dashing Nicky Wulf debuted at 2nd level at the Marin CDS/Fairwind shows....placing 2nd with scores of 61+% and 65%!!!
Caitlin Casey rode Becky's gelding Limelight to two 4th level wins at the Shelley Siegal Memorial Show....after less then a month to get to know each other!
Becky rode Celeste Niebergall's new horse Caratchi Star to a 2nd place at 1st level with a 65.7%! It was a show of new faces....Becky had ridden "Beau" only a handful of times!
Shelley Siegel Somonma CDS was a success for the Paradigm Sporthorse team!
Sherri Simon's Aragon continued his successful season, winning several 1st level classes with scores in the mid-sixties and earning a 60% in his first ever 2nd level class!
Marci Camacho, the proud new owner of Renatta, stood by while Renatta showed 1st level for the first time, earning a 62%!
Samantha Davis and Lindsay Farley's Shine continue scaring the competition at 2nd level---winning several classes! Sam also received a 67% at 1st level....leaving only the 3rd level scores between her and her USDF bronze!
Lori Kornblatt's Fancy Furst showed her first 3rd level test at Fairwind Farm June 20th...winning with a 62.8%!!!
PSH working student Samantha Davis competed in her first 3rd level test as well, riding Shine. She placed 2nd behind Becky...with a 62.3%!
All in all a good day!
Tynedale St. Dominic scored 65+% in his training level showing debut at Fairwind Farm in June. The big boy impressed judges, in spite of temperatures in excess of 105 degrees which demanded he have a walk only warm up!!
Tynedale St. Dominic came into his own at the Starr Vaughn Dressage show, winning the his class with a 67.5% and winning the high point award for Sunday!
Peabody and Becky started the 2013 show season at Rancho Murietta April 6th and 7th, showing 3rd level for the first time. Peabody impressed and placed 2nd and 3rd in large classes, earning their first qualifying scores of the season!
Presto PST and Pietro PST finished 3rd and 4th respectively in the 2017 USDF Breeder's Championship Series! Both horses qualified for the finals by earning a Championship at qualifying shows!
Marcie Holland and Colby finished 7th in the Amateur CDS 1st level Championship, among a very large class!
Rebecca and Margaret Hoog's Maestoso II Daniela finished the season in the 2017 USDF Region 7 Championships at Intermediare 1 Open, after qualifying with scores to 70%. The pair also won the USLF Horse of the Year at Intermediare I!!
Samantha Davis, aboard Catherine Barnes' Bristol, earned the Sunday Open High Point at the Sonoma Chapter show with a 71% at 1st level!
Samantha Davis, aboard Mary Lisa and Linda Walsh's Arabian stallion Man'O'Fique finished the season in Nampa ID at the Arabian Sporthorse National Championship. They qualified in just 2 shows with scores to 70.1% at 1st level!
Marcie Holland and Colby finished 3rd in the Northern California RAAC at 1st level!!!
Rebecca and Ann Heller's Wolhojgaard's Try Me were Reserve Champions in the Region 7 USDF/ABIG Open 2nd Level Championship!
Rebecca and Ann Heller's Wolhojgaard's Try Me earned the Saturday Open High Point at the Sonoma Chapter show with a 70%!