Team Harmony Rocks It At The American Eventing Championships

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Erica, Lillia, Kimmy and Kara qualified and made the trip with their horses to the American Eventing Championships held at the brand new Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Springs, NC!

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Erica qualified with both Angel (at Beginner Novice) and Quantum (at Novice) and made us proud with beautiful dressage tests, cross country, and stadium jumping rounds with both horses.

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Lillia's first trip of many to the AEC's was one for the books. They competed against the best Beginner Novice Junior riders in the country and finishing 22nd on their dressage score of 38. Lillia's cross country ride was really impressive and was one of the top riders to come in closest to optimum time, missing it by only 1 second!

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Kimmy competed against several of the nation's top riders in the Preliminary Horse Divison. There were over 55 riders in her division. She was the epitome of class and grace throughout the whole competition while competing in one of the toughest divions of the whole show.

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Although it was not Kara's first time competing at the AEC's, Apollo made his debut and earned a top 10 placing in another very competitive divison! They had great rides in all 3 phases and took home 8th place! Kara and Apollo join Harmony's "Hall of Fame" along with Erica, Kim, Cali and Tory for ribboning at the American Eventing Championships.

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As always, special thanks to our wonderful coach Kathryn Cecere for her guidence and help helping these riders qualify and compete with the best riders in the country.  More thanks to Don Pollard, barn manager and driver extrodinaire for giving all of our horses top care at home and on the road.

 

Can't wait for next year!

American Eventing Championsips 2017

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