Skyland Makes News at Winston National
$1,500 HITS 3’ Hunter Prix
Adult rider Chiara Parlagreco, of Warrenton, Virginia, earned top honors aboard Placido,owned by Skyland Farm, LLC, during the $1,500 HITS 3’ Hunter Prix this weekend at the Winston National Horse Show in Culpeper, Virginia. For Parlagreco, Saturday’s triumph was her second trip to the winner’s circle aboard Placido this year with a total score of 165. She is now one qualifier away from being eligible for the HITS $250,000 Hunter Prix Final that will take place during Championship Weekend at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, New York September 7-9.
Chiara also guided Belle Grey Farm LLC’s Chacca Blue to Championship honors in the High Adult Jumper division after winning two out of the three classes. The pair also placed third in the $2,000 Marshall & Sterling/NAL Children’s/Adult Jumper Classic on Sunday to round out their successful weekend.
Placido also did double duty over the weekend, carrying Alex Tippett to a blue-ribbon performance in a Children’s Hunter, 15-17, over fences class in a very competitive division. Congratulations!