Who Jumped It Best? Desert Circuit USHJA International Hunter Derby

All Photos by Sara Shier Photography

World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) competition heads to the Desert this week, featuring a return of the WCHR West Coast Hunter Spectacular, which will take place on Friday, March 19, under new lights in the Grand Prix Stadium. So, we’re taking a look back at the first USHJA International Hunter Derby of the 2021 Desert Circuit during Week IV, a class that was won by Jamie Sailor and Skyhawk. As the judges prepare to review many of these combinations, you tell us: Who Jumped it Best?

The nominees are:

  • Emma Lindstrom and Coraggio
  • Cassie Minicucci and Epic
  • Jamie Sailor and Get Rowdy
  • Savannah Jenkins and Nostalgic
  • Nick Haness and Caldiano
  • Jamie Sailor and Skyhawk

About Sara Shier Photography
Sara Shier has turned her reputation as “the girl at the barn with a camera” into a tremendously successful career, establishing her horse show and equine portrait photography business, Sara Shier Photography in 2017. A longtime rider inspired by her 15-year relationship with her horse Marco, Shier has quickly established herself as one of the industry’s most talented and exciting photographers, capturing the horse and rider relationship in impactful ways. A graduate of Long Island University Brooklyn, Shier is currently based out of Southern California. When she’s not working, she is spending her own time in the saddle, pursuing the sport of barrel racing and training western performance horses. Learn more about Sara, view her work, and make a private client booking at SaraShierPhotography.com.