LisRobin horseriders stay busy at Sonoma County Fair
Velsea Warton rides Panda for the Valley’s LisRobin Horse Farm equestrian team during the recent Sonoma County Fair Junior Horse Show in Santa Rosa, where she earned grand champion honors in the pony division.
Jamie Lehane/Special to the Index-Tribune
The Valley’s LisRobin Horse Farm’s equestrian team – under the direction of Sonoma horse-riding teacher Tiana Wells – continued its busy school-showing season by competing at the recent Sonoma County Fair Junior Horse Show at the fairgrounds in Santa Rosa.
Leading the LisRobin horse-riders were Velsea Warton, who riding Panda (owned by Wells) became the grand champion in the pony division with her first-place finish in pony equitation, second-places in hunter over fences 2-foot-2-foot-3 and equitation fences 2-foot-2-foot-3, third in hunter hack and fifth in pony English pleasure.
Lydia Griggs-Demmin rode her horse Crazy Blue Lace to a reserve champion finish with a first-place in equitation fences 2-foot-2-foot-3, third-places in hunter over fences 2-foot-2-foot-3 and junior English pleasure ages 9-to-13, and fourths in junior equitation 9-13 and junior hunter hack 9-13.
Lily Pier, atop her horse Ima Starlite Sky, earned a first-place finish in hunter hack, second in pony equitation and third in pony English pleasure.
Shannon Stark, riding Paiute (Heamar Horses), took second-place in walk/trot equitation and third in walk/trot English pleasure.
Olivia Halliwell rode her family horse, Wellington, to third-place in senior equitation 14-and-up and sevenths in senior English pleasure 14-and-up and senior hunter hack 14-and-up.
Sachi Spaulding, atop Keoki Kane (Wells), took fifth-place in both senior English pleasure 14-and-up and senior hunter hack 14-and-up, and eighths in senior equitation 14-and-up and hunter over fences 2-foot-2-foot-3.
Devin Bacon rode Zane Grey (Wells) to sixth-place finishes in senior equitation 14-and-up, senior hunter hack 14-and-up and equitation fences 2-foot-2-foot-3, seventh in hunter over fences 2-foot-2-foot-3 and ninth in senior English pleasure 14-and-up.
Anyone interested in competitive riding for LisRobin Horse Farm on Carriger Road (owned by John and Barbara Shine), horse-riding lessons only, or for more information, call Wells at 328-5475.