Even though the Winter Equestrian Festival ended early, the Skyland Farm team peaked with top performances during Week 10, March 11-15 in Wellington, Florida.
Tory Burch and Meghan Finlay finished with another tricolor in the Older Children’s Hunters. The pair placed first and second over fences and fourth in the under saddle to clinch the win. They concluded their impressive time in Florida fourth overall in the WEF circuit standings.
Leslie Kopp had her best round ever with Carduzo, earning a blue in the Masters Adult Amateur Jumpers. She and Doman earned two blues in the same section and contested the Classic on Sunday, where they posted another excellent performance to conclude their WEF season.
Stephanie Vazquez and Baby Guinness had top ribbons in all of her Junior/Amateur Training Jumper classes and finished third in the WEF circuit standings for an awesome first show season with the talented jumper.
With the cancellation of last two WEF shows, Emma Pell decided to show Catano 29 and Santos Saturday and Sunday in the Medium (1.30m) Junior Jumpers in the International Ring.
Aboard Santos, Emma placed 12th of 43 in the power and speed class. She and Catano posted excellent rounds in two jump-off classes, finishing their first circuit together with confidence and ready for the remainder of the show season at the upper levels.
The Skyland Farm team will return home to Virginia and resume showing when the COVID-19 virus allows. Until then, we’ll enjoy the fond memories, education and fun we all had in Florida during the 2020 season.