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Amateur Spotlight: Romi Skolnik

Friday, April 27, 2018

Named Best Adult Rider of 2017 by the Greater San Diego Hunter Jumper Association, Romi Skolnik is not one to be missed. Don't worry - you likely won't miss her and her painted mount, Hanky Panky, around the Southern California shows; not only is "Hank" an eye catching drink of water, but Romi stands out ...

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Amateur Spotlight: Stephanie Wilbur

Monday, November 13, 2017

It's the best time of the month again - Amatuer Spotlight time! Today we're highlighting one of our favorite Adult Amateurs on the GSDHJA circuit in San Diego. Stephanie Wilbur and her stunning show partner Winston ISF took the circuit by storm this year, and she's even been known to be seen around town toting ...

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Amateur Spotlight: Leslie Hazard

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Our first amateur spotlight of October is Leslie Hazard, and we couldn't start this off without congratulating Leslie on her amazing showing at the GSDHJA 2017 Champ Show! This show was particularly special for Leslie, as Jasmin Stair Stables dedicated the show week to Leslie's longtime trainer and friend, the incomparable Nancy Reed, who's spirit ...

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Amateur Spotlight: Piper Klemm

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Get to know Piper Klemm - an amateur rider, horse lover, newlywed, and owner of your favorite equine publication - The Plaid Horse. We chatted with Piper to find out how she balances work and horses, her go-to huntcoat, her top tips for battling show anxiety, where she gets her post-ride wine and show ring ...

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Amateur Spotlight: Pam Theodosakis

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Name:Pam Theodosakis Age: 55 Rancho Santa Fe, CA How many years have you been riding? 8 What divisions do you show in? Low A/O 36 & Over and Adults 50 & Over Horse's show names: Taboo, Buddha, & Happy Hour Why did you start riding? My daughters inspired me to learn to ride but sadly they stopped with High School and College. Highlight of your amateur career ...

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Amateur Spotlight: Sybil Rose

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Name: Sybil Rose Age: 24 Location: Del Mar, CA How many years have you been riding? 17 years What division(s) do you show in? 3’3”, 3’6” AO Hunters, Adult Equitation Medals Horses show names: HLF Wanderlust, Ciacolini, Centurion, Typecast, Casani Z Why did you start riding? I started riding when I moved from Seattle, WA to Phoenix, Arizona in 2000. My mom thought ...

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