The riders of Karen Healey Stables in Orange stayed busy in April. Addy Graves placed first in the PCHA Horsemanship class, first in the Onondarka Medal and first in the THIS National Children’s Medal at the Gold Coast series at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
Samantha Harrison showed her mare Santika at the Pebble Beach Spring Horse Shows, too, and placed first in the $3,500 Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic. Harrison also competed for a spot on the B team in the North American Junior Young Rider Trials.
At the Oaks Blenheim Spring Classic II, Healey trained her many other students, including Alex Block, who showed Tammy Chipko’s All That and was reserve champion of the Large Junior Hunter 16 -17 division. Holly Dickinson showed HMG Farm’s Beckham and placed first overall in the WIHS Equitation Classic after a first place finish in the jumper phase. She also placed first over fences in the Equitation 15-17.
Other Healey students who enjoyed success include Kylee Arbuckle, Kristi Siam, Hannah Selleck, Carol Bird, Mackensie Baker and Kasey Ament.
Reprinted with permission from Riding Magazine.