Harrisburg, PA - When Dr. Betsee Parker's 7 year-old German Oldenburg gelding Lucador enters the show ring it is almost a certainty that he will exit with a top ribbon. That premise held true at the 70th Anniversary Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Lucador and rider Scott Stewart swept the Regular Conformation Hunter Division with four class wins out of the six classes contested. For winning the division, Lucador received the Stocking Stuffer Challenge Trophy.
The EMO Agency Professional Hunter High Five Award is presented to the professional hunter rider with the highest numerical score. This year it was a three way tie. Stewart and Lucador posted a score of 91 in the Regular Conformation Over Fences class, Hunt Tosh piloted Dr. Betsee Parker's Cold Harbor to a 91 on Wednesday in the Regular Conformation Hunter Over Fences and Point Being, owned by David Glefke and ridden by Kelley Farmer achieved a 91 in the Second Year Green Hunter Over Fences.
Lucador also was named Pennsylvania National Grand Hunter Champion and received the Beaufort Hunt Perpetual Trophy for their superlative efforts. Due to the winning efforts of Lucador, Stewart was named Leading Hunter Rider and was awarded the Elizabeth M. Solter Memorial Perpetual Trophy,
Recognized as a premier equestrian event, The Pennsylvania National Horse Show runs October 8-17 and has been held indoors at the State Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA since its inception in 1945.
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