The Trinidad & Tobago Equestrian Association (TTEA) kicked off its 2017 season with an exhilarating Show Jumping League event held on Sunday, January 15, 2016 at San Antonio Stables in Santa Cruz.
This first show took place a week after the TTEA hosted a phenomenal Show Jumping Clinic with specially invited instructor Mr. Jorge Verswyvel out of Bogota, Colombia in its continuing education efforts for its coaches and riders. The training course was held over 5 days both at Saddle Valley Stables and San Antonio Stables in Santa Cruz. The amazing results from Mr. Verswyvel training clinic was certainly on display last Sunday, as the beginner riders took to the arena for the first time on their own and the more seasoned riders totally captivating the audience with their performance.
The results from the Show Jumping League 1 are as follows:
Lead Line Stacked Poles:
1st – Scarlett Selby on Starlight
2nd – Melissa Vlieger on Sinnerman
1st – Charlotte Mack on Majestic 7
2nd – Annabella Hill on Morocco
Note: Myrisa Maundy also participated is this event on Starlight
1st – Isabella Powell on Rockstar
1st – Katie Darlow on Morocco
2nd – Meghan Koury on Rockstar
1st – Jessica Morton on Unbridled Dream
2nd – Gabby Marhue on The Sultan
3rd – Gia Borely on Unbridled Dream
4th – Asha Bansee on Sinnerman
1st – Sandhya Moll on I’m not Rachel
2nd – Natalie Rapier on Viking Thunder
This show would not be possible without our Coaches: Anja Taylor, Sara McCartney, Sandhya Moll, and Natalie Rapier, Course Designers: Natalie Rapier and Anja Taylor, Ground Jury: Nikki Chatoor
Special thanks to our Event Chairperson: Retired Police Inspector Errol Grant, timers, ground crew and San Antonio Stables.