St. Charles, IL - July 26, 2018 - Steve Schaeffer and Holly Yeterian's Color Pearlz continued with their blue ribbon winning, earning the championship title on Thursday afternoon to finish out the High Performance/ Performance Hunter 3'6" division at Lamplight Equestrian Center. The pair took first place in the under saddle, as well as a first and second place ribbon in the over fences. Finishing just behind Schaeffer to take home the reserve championship was Phoebe Sheets and Capisce, owned by Cheryl Rubenstein LLC.
Steve Schaeffer and Color Pearlz
FROM THE WINNERS CIRCLE
Steve Schaeffer - High Performance/Performance Hunter 3'6" division champion
On Color Pearlz:
"She's a fabulous mare, I bought her for a client three years ago. We bought her as a great, athletic mare and quickly turned her into a hunter. We didn't buy her with the intention of having her here in the hunter ring, but we thought we had a hunter. Super scopey, I think she could be in the Welcome Grand Prix next door and do just fine. She's a blast to ride, I absolutely love riding her. It makes hunters fun again."
On his rounds:
"I loved the handy course. Being from the jumper ring, I like to turn so it was great fun. She's handling it all well. I used to mess up the trot jumps and canter them, but we got over that. She felt amazing today. I think we will put her in the derby tomorrow, let her owner ride and see how we do."
On Lamplight Equestrian Center:
"I'm so happy to be back, it's a great facility. It feels like home!"
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