In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the organizers of VHT International & Horse Trials are pleased to host over 450 horses at the Virginia Horse Center this weekend as well as the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championships.
At Sunday’s conclusion of the VHT International & Horse Trials Sunday, Caroline Martin won her second consecutive USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship and the Richard Collins Trophy. She took home both the Champion and Reserve Champion titles riding Galwaybay Blake and HSH Did It Anyway, respectively, jumping fault-free rounds under pressure to hold their overnight positions.
Caroline Martin is hunting her second consecutive win in the CCI2*-L division at the VHT International & Horse Trials. Sitting first and second after cross-country riding Galwaybay Blake and HSH Did It Anyway respectively, Martin is also leading the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship.
The FEI divisions completed dressage and some show jumping Friday at the VHT International & Horse Trials, which plays host to over 450 horses as well as the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship this weekend at the Virginia Horse Center.
Caroline Martin added two more champion titles to her winning week, bringing the total to four. She started off winning The Dutta Corp. USEA YEH East Coast Championships in the 4-year-old division on Wednesday and the 5-year-old A division on Thursday. Then she wrapped up a banner trip to the Virginia Horse Trials today with a win in the YEH 5-year-old B division and the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship.
Hannah Sue Burnett leads the way in the USEF CCI2*-L Eventing National Championship at the Virginia Horse Trials. Riding Christa Schmidt’s Carsonstown to third place in dressage, the pair moved up with a double-clear cross-country round for a two-phase score of 32.3.
Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) looks forward to welcoming record entries to next week’s VHT International & Horse Trials as well as The Dutta Corp. USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) East Coast Championships.
Yesterday’s CCI2*-S victor Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp capped off a winning week at Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International with a first- and second-place finish in the CCI2*-L. Halliday-Sharp and Cooley Be Cool, owned by The Monster Partnership and Ocala Horse Properties, led from start to finish, ultimately adding 0.4 time penalties in show jumping to win on 25.1.
It was a good day at the office for Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp, who won the CCI2*-S and holds the top two placings after cross-country in the CCI2*-L at the Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International.
Boyd Martin came to Virginia Horse Trials (VHT) International to get himself and his horses back into the swing of competing, and he picked up an international win along the way. Leading from start to finish, Martin and the 9-year-old Holsteiner gelding Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, won the CCI3*-S on a final score of 35.5.