The team at SBS Farms traveled to the Showtime I Horse Show in mid-May to compete with their students and top-notch mounts. From the jumpers to the hunters, as well as the equitation, SBS Farms dominated the show scene with Alicia Heberle at the helm of its home-base success.
In the jumper ring, Amanda Calisto and Cenzington 002 won all four of their 0.75m jumper classes, ultimately earning the championship tricolor. In the 0.85m jumpers, Emma Walters and Serato won the championship rosette with a clean and speedy sweep of the division.
Paige Kouimanis and her horse Lexus competed in the Children’s/Adult Jumpers, winning all four of their classes and earning the championship honors. Alicia Heberle and Joan Burke on Habanera RHF made their debut in the jumper ring, putting down several nice rounds for top results.
The championships did't stop with the jumper divisions. Molly Gfroerer and Top Hat nabbed the tricolor ribbons for both Short Stirrup Equitation and Short Stirrup Hunters. Zoe Schaab and Lucky Charm captured the reserve championship in the Children’s Pony Hunter division, and also won the competitive Children’s Pony Hunter Classic.
Riding Fantabulous, Chloe Karl earned top ribbons in the Pre-Children’s Hunter division. Addison Basile and her mount Silver Icing earned the reserve championship in both the Short Stirrup Hunters and the Equitation, kicking off a great start to their recent partnership.
Based out of Buffalo, New York, SBS Farms, Inc.'s Susie Schoellkopf and Jennifer Alfano run one of the foremost show hunter training operations in the country, and travel nationwide to compete in the most prestigious horse shows.
SBS Farms, Inc. continues the proud tradition of the Saddle and Bridle Club as one of the top show stables in the Northeast. Schoellkopf is also the executive director of the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center, which houses both the Buffalo Equestrian Center as well as SBS Farms, Inc. Built in 1922, the 160-stall facility is a historical landmark, with its unique English Tudor and Gothic-style architecture.
For more information on the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center, please visit: www.thebtrc.org.
Special thanks to Phelps Media Group for the press release.