Wellington, Fla. – May 16, 2018 – The ESP Spring Series concluded on Sunday, May 13, at Equestrian Village at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC), with a victory for Tanner Korotkin of Wellington, FL, and Kimberly Jakubowski’s Analyze This in the $10,000 Open Stake.
Korotkin and his mount crossed through jump-off timers in 41.641 seconds, taking ownership of the Jamie Morillo (ECU) designed course ahead of 18 other horse-and-rider combinations. Reserve placing went to German Camargo of Loxahatchee, FL, and his own Centurio, who passed over the fast track in 42.977 seconds. Third place was rounded out by Nataly Leibovitz of Wellington, FL, and her own Freaky Friday, riding to a jump-off time of 44.658 seconds, with four added faults.
The $1,500 NAL Child/Adult Jumper Classic saw Elizabeth Ecclestone of Aspen, CO, and Believe, owned by SF Equestrian Investments, ride to victory, as they finished the jump-off time in 35.674 seconds. Emilio Mantero of Miami, FL, and Ideale By Marstyl, owned by Mantero, finished in second place with a time of 37.829 seconds and four faults, ahead of Sara Williamson of Wellington, FL, and Den Dekker, owned by Ossian Ventures LLC, who finished third, and dropped a rail to add four faults to their time of 38.407 seconds.
The $2,500 NAL Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Stake was championed by Dana Ventrice of Pompano Beach, FL, and Dollard Jessy Stable, owned by Ventrice, who topped the class with a time of 33.895 seconds. Laurie Sharma of Wellington, FL, and her own Equine Couture’s Jolie collected second place with a time of 34.722 seconds, while Tanner Korotkin of Wellington, FL, and Fairtrade VD Hazelhof, owned by Eagle Valley Partners, LLC, took third place with a jump-off time of 36.391seconds.
Ideal One, owned by Linda Smith-Faver and Annie Soper of West Palm Beach, FL, took home championship honors in the Wanderers Club Children’s Pony Hunter Division, while Kara Jones of Wellington, FL, and her own Happily Ever Laughter took home the division’s reserve champion awards.
Ella Bostwick of Wellington, FL, and Fariella FLF, owned by Linda Sommers, topped the UHealth Children’s/Adult Hunter Division, after a weekend of strong performances. Reserve champion honors were awarded to Rather Clever, owned by Staci Rosner and shown by Aspen Gaffey of Boca Raton, FL.
Carlson 55, owned by Sarah Chatfield and ridden by Caitlin Houlihan of Scottsdale, AZ, took home champion honors in the USHJA Hunter 2′ & 2’3″ Division, while Jane Herman of Stuart, FL, and her own As You Wish were presented with reserve champion honors.
Anna Toha of Boca Raton, FL, and Snowcap, owned by Megan Wessinger, captured top honors in the Walk/Trot Division, while Maxima Lanasa and Happy Daze, owned by Michelle Moen, were presented with the division’s reserve championship honors.
The Amateur Owner Hunter 3’3″ & 3’6″ Division saw Christina Plichta of Wellington, FL, and Kingsford, owned by Purple Lane Farm, LLC, were victorious in the division, taking champion honors. Plichta also took reserve champion honors aboard Purple Lane Farm, LLC’s Rightfully So.
The Pilates Rocks Low Child/Adult Hunter Division saw Lyda Denney of Wellington, FL, and her own Lubeck take the divisional championship ahead of Cornelia Rutledge of Bethesda, MD, and Heathfield Hunters LLC’s The Golden Compass, who finished in reserve.
The 17 and Under Equitation Division saw Erin Ecclestone of North Palm Beach, FL, guide Cento For Ever, owned by Castlewood Farm Inc, to top honors after their consistent performances throughout the week. Annie Soper of West Palm Beach, FL, and Linda Smith-Faver’s Ideal One, rode to reserve.
$10,000 Open Stakes 1.40m Class
Place / Horse / Rider / R1 Faults | Time / R2 Faults | Time
1. Analyze This / Tanner Korotkin / 0 | 85.063 / 0 | 41.641
2. Centurio / German Camargo / 0 | 84.792 / 0 | 42.977
3. Freaky Friday / Nataly Leibovitz / 0 | 84.646 / 4 | 44.658
4. El Berlin / Tatiana Andujar Iglesias / 1 | 86.395
5. Elvis Santa Monica / Nelton Marcon / 3 | 88.835
6. Aruba ISF / Sebastian Robayo / 4 | 73.494
7. Cascada K / Emma Butchard / 4 | 80.946
8. Cornets Darkside / Stefanie Bistan / 4 | 84.476
9. Maharees Rock / Kim Farlinger / 4 | 84.763
10. Newcastle / Cian McDermott / 5 | 86.582
11. Firocca / Daniel Zetterman / 8 | 82.047
12. Landlysts Coquett / Henrik Gundersen / 8 | 85.299