Congratulations is in order for Team USA! Mallory Vroegh was named the Champion in Showmanship and was followed in Reserve by Natalia DeVencenty. Another Team USA member, Mattie Dukes, placed tenth.
Then, Team USA’s Mattie Dukes won Horsemanship, Mallory Vroegh was second, and Natalia DeVencenty was third. A clean sweep!
EC Blog by: Mallory Vroegh
Meet Team USA’s Horses
Dirt, Donated by William Lewis:
Registered name: Mr. Freckles Hollywood
Showing in: Equitation, Ranch Riding, and Horsemanship
Fun facts: Is a treat monster and is gaining carrot weight fast.
Fab(ulous), 27 and donated by Laura Yarbrough:
Registered name: Fabulous Stone
Showing in: Showmanship, Ranch Riding, and Horsemanship
Fun Facts: Doesn’t look a day over five.
Snoop, 19 and donated by Sharon Wellmann:
Registered name: Straight Yellow Zipper
Showing in: Horsemanship, Trail, Showmanship, Equitation, and Hunter Under Saddle
Fun Facts: A tough old boot… until it comes to flies. But we love him none the less.
JD, 6 and donated by Cindy Furgerson:
Registered Name: Unbelievably Lazy
Showing in: Equitation, Trail, and Hunter Under Saddle
Fun Facts: Loved by everyone, except maybe our braider. He doesn’t think his braids are necessary.
Cutter, 17 and donated by Jimmy & Donna Svec:
Registered Name: Mecom A Cuttin
Showing in: Showmanship
Fun Facts: Has never done the Showmanship, but unlike his name would lead you to believe, he has given us his all.