GFS SCHOOL NEWS

The Garrison Forest Equestrian team attended the Tryon Summer Series Week 5 and Week 6 in Tryon, NC. Here are the results!

Tyron Summer Series Week 5 

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Madeline Mohn, rode Garrison Forest School's Amigo in the Pre Children's Hunters.

  • Foothills Hunter 2'9" U/S 6th
  • Pre Children's Hunter 3rd, 7th

Garrison Forest student and Equestrian Institute member, Grayson Finnerty, rode her own horse, Auspicious, in the Children's Hunters.

  • Children's Hunter 15-17 7th, 8th

Garrison Forest School community rider Nicola Higgins rode Garrison Forest School's Bently Du Vernay in the Children's Hunters. 

  • Children's Hunter 15-17 2nd, 7th, 8th, 2nd in the Classic
  • Modified Child 2'9" Blue Ribbon round

Garrison Forest School community rider Georgia Kurland rode Garrison Forest School's Cedar Spring Erin McVai in the Foothills Child/Adult Hunters.

  • Foothills Child/Adult Hunter 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 1st in the U/S, Champion in the Division
  • USHJA 2' Hunter 7th O/F, 2nd U/S

Garrison Forest School community rider Riley Kletz rode her horse, Chepetto, in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35.

  • Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 8th, 7th, and 8th in the Classic
  • USHJA 2'9" Hunter 3rd

Garrison Forest School community rider Maggie Hopkins rode her horse, Cu Roi in the Amateur Owner Hunters 3'3".

  • Amateur Owner 3'3 5th, 7th, 2nd, and 2nd U/S, 9th in the Classic

Garrison Forest School student Alicia Gandsas rode Garrison Forest School's Desperado in the .90m Non Pro Jumpers and in several equitation classes.

  • .90m Non-Pro Jumpers 4th, 4th, 4th
  • THIS Children's Medal 1st
  • 12-14 Eq 6th

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Drew Mallahan, rode her pony, Farnley Hi Tide in the Medium Pony Hunters.

  • Medium Pony Hunters 3rd, 2nd, 2nd, 2nd U/S, and 2nd in the Classic, Reserve Champion in the Division
  • WIHS Pony Hunter Equitation 5th
  • Schooling Pony Hunters 2 Blue Ribbon Rounds

Garrison Forest School community rider Grace Gamper made her horse show debut on Priscilla Hoblitzell's Fountain Luxius in the .80m and .90m Non Pro Jumpers.  They had a great horse show experience and accomplished many personal goals.  

Garrison Forest School student, Cassie Edgar, rode her horse, Freeman in .90m Non Pro Jumpers.

  • .90m Non Pro Jumpers 1st, and 1st, Champion in the Division
  • .90m Blue Ribbon round

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Virginia Edwards, rode her horse, H&M Uit De Melle in the Pre Children's Hunters.

  • Pre Children's Hunter 4th, 1st, 1st, and 4th in the Pre Children's Hunter Challenge. 
  • Reserve Champion in the Division

Garrison Forest School community rider Carroll Kilty rode her horse Heartbeat in the .90m Non Pro Jumpers.

  • .90m Non Pro Jumper 3rd

Garrison Forest School graduate and Equestrian Institute member, Kathryn Obrecht, rode her horse, HTS Kings Ransom in various equitation classes.

  • WIHS Equitation, 3rd in the Hunter Phase and 3rd in the Jumper Phase, 2nd Overall
  • 15-17 Equitation 5th O/F and 4th U/S

Garrison Forest community rider Rachel Tanio rode her horse, Messina in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35.

  • Adult Amateur 18-35 1st, 3rd, 2nd, 2nd, and 6th U/S
  • 2nd in the Classic and Reserve Champion in the Division
  • Foothill Hunters 2'9 4th
  • Modified Adult Hunters 2'9 Blue Ribbon Round

Garrison Forest School community rider Amy Rimmer rode her horse, Portafina in the Pre Adult Hunters.

  • Pre Adult Hunters 2nd, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 4th in the U/S, 5th in the Pre Adult Challenge, Reserve Champion in the Division
  • USHJA Hunter 2'6 7th, 4th U/S

Garrison Forest School community rider Magda Stewart rode her horse, Vancouver IV in the High Adult Amateur Jumpers.

  • High Adult Amateur Jumpers 8th, 6th in the Classic

 

Tryon Summer Series Week 6

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Madeline Mohn, rode Garrison Forest School's Amigo in the Pre Children's Hunters.

  • Pre Children's Hunters 2nd, 8th, and 8th U/S

Garrison Forest student and Equestrian Institute member, Grayson Finnerty, rode her own horse, Auspicious, in the Children's Hunters.

  • Children's Hunter 15-17 3rd, and 5th in the Classic
  • Foothill Hunters 2'9 5th

Garrison Forest School community rider Nicola Higgins rode Garrison Forest School's Bently Du Vernay in the Children's Hunters. 

  • Children's Hunter 15-17 2nd, 3rd, 3rd, 2nd and 1st in the Classic, Reserve Champion in the Division
  • THIS Children's Medal 3rd

We wish Nicola the best of luck as this was her last show before she leaves for UCLA in the fall!

Garrison Forest School community rider Riley Kletz rode her horse Chepetto, in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35.

  • Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35 5th, 2nd, 8th, 7th, 6th U/S, 5th in the Classic

Garrison Forest School community rider Maggie Hopkins rode her horse, Cu Roi in the Amateur Owner Hunters 3'3".

  • Amateur Owner Hunter 3'3 8th

Garrison Forest School student Alicia Gandsas rode Garrison Forest School's Desperado in the .90m and .80m Jumpers.

  • Two Blue Ribbon Rounds in the .80m and .90m Jumpers

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Drew Mallahan, rode her pony, Farnley Hi Tide in the Medium Pony Hunters.

  • Medium Pony Hunters 4th, 6th, 3rd, 5th, 7th U/S, 10th in the Classic

Garrison Forest School community rider Grace Gamper made her horse show debut on Priscilla Hoblitzell's Fountain Luxius in the .90m Non Pro Jumpers.  She had some great rounds in some competitive classes. We wish Grace the best of luck as she leaves for UCLA this fall!

Garrison Forest School student and Equestrian Institute member, Virginia Edwards, rode her horse, H&M Uit De Melle in the Pre Children's Hunters.

  • Pre Children's Hunter 7th, 2nd, 7th, and 3rd
  • Foothills 2'9 Hunter 5th
  • Modified Children's Blue Ribbon Round

Garrison Forest School community rider Carroll Kilty made her debut in the Low Adult Amateur Jumpers on her horse, Heartbeat. They had fantastic rounds and accomplished many personal goals in some competitive classes.

Garrison Forest School graduate and Equestrian Institute member, Kathryn Obrecht, rode her horse, HTS Kings Ransom in various equitation classes.

  • 15-17 Equitation 3rd, 2nd U/S
  • USHJA Jumping Seat Medal 3rd

We wish Kathryn the best of luck as this was her last show before she goes to Vanderbilt in the fall!

Garrison Forest School community rider Finn Jacobs rode his horse, Knee Deep in the Children's Hunters 15-17.

  • Children's Hunter 15-17 2nd, 6th, and 4th in the Classic

Garrison Forest community rider Rachel Tanio rode her horse, Messina in the Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35.

  • Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 1st, 4th, 2nd, 3rd U/S and 8th in the Classic, Reserve Champion in the Division

Garrison Forest School community rider Amy Rimmer rode her horse, Portafina in the Pre Adult Hunters.

  • Pre Adult Hunters 6th, 1st, 1st, and 4th U/S, Reserve Champion in the Division

Garrison Forest School community rider Magda Stewart rode her horse, Vancouver IV in the High Adult Amateur Jumpers.

  • High Adult Amateur Jumpers 2nd, 2nd, and 8th in the Classic, Reserve Champion in the Division

Photo credit to Kathryn Obrecht and Drew Mallahan