Ocala Winter Festival #5

We had an outstanding week at HITS Horse Shows Ocala Winter Festival (V) held at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, FL, with the team earning seven tricolors!

    πŸ† Biarritz and owner Laura van Rooyen were Champions in the 3’3” Amateur Owner Hunters. They also won the Amateur Owner Hunter Classic 3’3”.
  • πŸ† Quickstep and owner Elizabeth Sobel earned the Championship in the Low Adult Hunters.
  • πŸ† Elizabeth Marano rode her own Sephora to the HITS 1 Hunter Championship.
  • πŸ† Amor de Tortuga and Grier van Rooyen jumped to the Reserve Championship in the Large Children’s Pony Hunters.
  • πŸ† Amy Porchetta and her Colour Magi rode to the Reserve Championship in the Adult Equitation 36 & over.
  • πŸ† Elizabeth Marano rode Startin’ Monday owned by Don Stewart Stables to the Reserve Championship in the Adult Equitation 2’3”.
  • πŸ’ͺ🏻 Rio Java House looking handsome on deck with Maggie Greene, and Jenn and Cecilia standing by to support the team!
  • 🫢🏻 A little rain can’t keep Elizabeth Marano down!
  • πŸ† Evening Stroll owned by Elizabeth Sobel were Champions in the HITS 2 Hunters.

➑️ AND Mid-Circuit Awards were handed out:

  • πŸ™ŒπŸ» Biarritz and owner/rider Laura van Rooyen – Amateur Owner 3’3” Reserve Champion.
  • πŸ™ŒπŸ» Evening Stroll and owner/rider Elizabeth Sobel – HITS 2 Hunter Champion.
  • πŸ™ŒπŸ» Grier van Rooyen – Equitation 11 & Under Reserve Champion.

πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Congratulations to ALL our riders – everyone earned great ribbons this week! Thank you to our entire team for making this all possible and for keeping everything and everyone on track!

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