August Results Recap

Whew … August certainly flew by! We wanted to catch everyone up on the competition results for our Excel Star horses. While we were all sad to miss out on the American Eventing Championships this year, everyone seemed to stay busy!

8/29: Silverwood Farm Fall Horse Trials (Camp Lake, WI)

  • Victoria Prince with Briarhill Excel Star Cornetta: 3rd in Open Novice-B

8/23: Flora Lea Starter Trials & YEH (Medford, NJ)

  • Courtney with Excel Star Now or Never: 2nd in 5-year-old Young Event Horse
  • Courtney with sale horse Excel Star Quidam’s Cavalier: 2nd in 4-year-old Young Event Horse
  • Courtney with sale horse Excel Star Just Right: 3rd in Training-A

8/22-23: War Horse Event Series August Horse Trials (Raeford, NC)

  • Allison Klaitman with Excel Star Moondance: 9th in Maiden Horse Trial-A

8/22-23: Town Hill Farm Horse Trials (Salisbury, CT)

  • Ellie van Gemeren with Excel Star Gazer: 3rd in Open Training

8/15-16: Waredaca Horse Trials (Laytonsville, MD)

  • Dana Lortie with Excel Star Midas touch: 3rd in Training Rider-A

8/8: Fox Valley Mini Event (Hampshire, IL)

  • Vicki Prince with Excel Star Cornetta: 1st in Novice

8/8: Exmoor Eventing Derby (Nunda, NY)

  • Eden Dedrick with Excel Star High Hopes: 1st in Beginner Novice

8/7-8: Fair Hill International Horse Trials (Elkton, MD)

  • Paige Crotty with Excel Star Armina Z: 1st in Open Training-B
  • Cassie Plumb with Excel Star Eye Candy: 2nd in Open Novice-C
  • Courtney with The B.E.S.T. Group’s Briarhill Excel Star Take 2: 2nd in Open Novice-A
  • Jessica Chappell with My Atlantic Spark (formerly Excel Star Atlantic): 4th in Preliminary Rider
  • Courtney with her and Neal’s Excel Star First Class: 4th in Open Training-C
  • Hillary Moses with Excel Star Gladiator: 5th in Open Novice-A
  • Courtney with her and Neal’s Excel Star Tick Tock: 6th in Open Training-B

8/1-2: PSJ Back to School Show (Aiken, SC)

  • Darrell Vaughn with Melissa Allen’s Excel Star Touch the Sky: Champion 0.80m Jumper
  • Emily Smith with Christie Goodwick’s Excel Star Top Hat: Reserve Champion Green Hunter 

7/29-8/2: Summer in the Rockies Continued II (Parker, CO)

  • Jennifer Achilles with Excel Star Lance: 1st in 0.95m Low Child/Adult Jumper Stake + 2nd and 9th in 0.95m Low Child/Adult Jumpers

7/29-8/2: HITS Chicago Equifest II (Wayne, IL)

  • Christian Maloney with True Valor (formerly known as Excel Star Junograph): 8th in Kinvarra Child/Adult High Jumpers

8/2: Olney Farm Horse Trials (Joppa, MD)

  • Courtney with The B.E.S.T. Group’s Briarhill Excel Star Take 2: 1st in Open Novice
  • Courtney with her and Neal’s Excel Star First Class: 1st in Open Training-1
  • Courtney with the Dare to Dream Team’s Excel Star Time to Shine: 2nd in Open Training-2
  • Courtney with the Dare to Dream Team’s Excel Star Double Clover: 7th in Open Training-1
  • Kathleen Bertuna with Excel Star Harry: 9th in Open Training-2