That’s a Wrap! The Lexington Spring Encore Wrap Up


Edited Press Release

The Virginia Festival of Champions’ Lexington Spring Premiere and Encore wrapped up today after two successful weeks at the beautiful Virginia Horse Center.

Thank you to everyone for contributing to the show’s success. The Lexington Spring Premiere and Encore benefit the Virginia Horse Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Thank you to our generous donors! The Virginia Horse Center embraces southern hospitality and thanks to our hospitality donors, the shows were able to serve it up for the benefit of all every show day!

Carleigh Carter and Snow Day Win Best Child Rider on a Pony and Champion Large Pony Division.

The courses were spectacular and the decorations top-notch! For those that donated to enhance the floral arrangements at the show, your contributions are appreciated by all.

Nancy Wallis, hunter course designer commented, “It’s all about the equipment and the resources at the show. The new flowers at the Virginia Horse Center allowed us to decorate and really enhance the overall look of the hunter courses.” Wallis continued, “I thought there were great quality horses here and the scores were very good. The entire show went very well and I was happy to be a part of it.”

Childrens Hunter Pony Division Champion: Meadow Fox Cadbury, owned and ridden by Nadeen Mustafo.

Congratulations Lexington Spring Encore Champions!

Best Children’s Hunter Rider: Emilie Beasley

Best Adult Amateur Hunter Rider: Brooke Cole

Best Child Rider on a Junior Hunter: Georgia Schmidt

Leading Child/Junior Jumper Rider: Cierra Case

Leading Adult/Amateur Jumper Rider: Cullen Drescher Speckhart

Leading Hunter Rider Up to 3’6”: Peg Seals

Leading Hunter Rider Above 3’6”: Chris Wynne

Best Amateur Owner Hunter Rider: Kristin Silon Photo © Teresa Ramsay.

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Original press release from Virginia Horse Center Foundation.

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