Wednesday marked opening day of West Palms Events' last show of the season, the Central California Oak Tree Classic. Strong showings in the 1.30M, 1.35M and 1.40M jumpers kicked off the week, and we'd like to congratulate our winners in each division.
First off, Kristin Hardin, riding Pamela Levin's Aran took top honors in the 1.30M class, besting a field of 30 entries. Next, Jeffrey Fields and Alstroemeria, owned by Katrina Montinola, put in a powerful effort to take the blue ribbon in the 1.35M class. Jeffrey also had a win today in the .90M aboard Calgary Z, owned by Kew Farms. Finally, our 1.40 class was won by Lindsay Archer riding Famko S, owned by Gabrielle Danielle Cirelli. Second in this class went to Joie Gatlin aboard Linda Starkman's Thumbs Up.
Hunter victories today included Hope Glynn's win aboard Gabriel in the Performance Working Hunter 3'3, and Jamie Taylor and Casual winning the First Year Green/High Performance Working Hunter. John French took home a multitude of blues today including the Performance Working Hunter 3'3 Handy aboard Uptown, the First Year Green/High Performance Working Hunter Handy aboard Sochi, the Performance Working Hunter 3'6 aboard Small Package, and the Performance Working Hunter 3'6 Handy aboard Soldier. John is off to an amazing week here in Paso Robles!
"We are so excited to present the Oak Tree Classic at Paso Robles," commented Danielle Ballard of West Palms Events. "This venue has had an incredible inaugural year, and we are wrapping up the last show of the season with some very special events designed to thank our exhibitors for their support here at the Central California Horse Show Series."
Please join us Friday for the USHJA International Hunter Derby Presented by Pam Theodosakis and Sonoma Valley Stables, and the Exhibitor Thank You and Season Wrap Party at CaliPaso Winery at 6:30PM, Sponsored by Waldenbrook Farm, and on Saturday for the Oak Tree Grand Prix and Art and Wine Reception!
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