Thursday is WEF Challenge Cup day at the Winter Equestrian Festival
FL February 6, 2003 The $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup
today had 38 horses competing at the Winter Equestrian Festival.
The win went to Windy City and Olympian Lauren Hough of Wellington,
Florida. A total of 7 competitors made it to the jump-off round.
And there were only 2 horses with clean rounds in the timed jump-off.
Lauren and Windy City were faster than second-placed Constantin
with German rider Markus Beerbaum. Third place went to the fastest
horse with 4 faults in the jump-off, Allegiance, ridden by Laura
Kraut from Wisconsin.
Hough and Windy City also won the $35,000 Grand Prix of Palm Beach
on Sunday, February 26, which was the first Grand Prix competition
of the series at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.
the hunter rings today, Chopard, a nine year old gelding owned by
Krista Weisman of Sherborn, Massachussetts was Champion in the Regular
Conformation Hunter Division. Scott Stewart is the trainer and rode
him to the victory. Chopard is off to an excellent start as he was
also Champion the first week of hunter competition at the Winter
Equestrian Festival (the 2nd week had only jumper competition) and
Chopard has been Champion 2 of 2 times. Next week is the World Hunter
Classic week and Krista will ride Chopard in the Small Junior Hunters.
Stewart was also Champion in the Regular Working Hunters with Prove
It who is owned by Mimi Tashjian.
are partial results from today. All final results are posted at
www.stadiumjumping.com. Photos are available upon request.
to the Winter Equestrian Festival are available by phone at 793-JUMP
or at the gate. Admission is free on Wednesdays. Children 12 &
under are free all days. Senior admission is $5 every day. Adult
admission is $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15
on Sunday. Parking is free.
Equestrian Festival Dates:
week runs Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8:00 AM)
Gold Coast Classic - January 29 - February 2
Wellington Dressage January 30 February 2
Kilkenny/ICH Internationale February 5 9
Florida Classic/WCHR Spectacular February 12 16
Florida Dressage Classic February 13 - 16
Zada Enterprises, LLC Wellington Masters February 19
Tommy Bahama Palm Beach Open February 26 March 2
Cosequin Wellington Finale March 5 9
Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic March 13