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Chris Kappler and Royal Kaliber Win the $150,000 AGA Championship!

Wellington, FL – April 6 – Chris Kappler riding the horse he co-owns with Kathy Kamine won the $150,000 AGA Championship. Chris Kappler and Royal Kaliber produced the only 2 complete clear rounds out of 30 competitors. Royal Kaliber is a Dutch Warmblood stallion and just last week won the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational with Chris. Carling King and Kevin Babington were second with only 1 time fault. Carling King, an Irish Sport Horse gelding, is owned by Kindle Hill Farm. In third place, Meredith Beerbaum and Shutterfly were fastest in the jump off with a total of 4 faults for the two rounds. She actually had a clean jump off round but carried 4 faults over from her first round.

The $10,000 Amateur Owner AGA Championsip had only 2 horses out of 30 go with fault-free rounds. Tani Anderson with Illusion and Amanda Forte with Minuet were in the jump off. Minuet and Amanda Forte had a clean jump off round while Tani and Illusion had a rail and voluntarily withdrew.

Paige Johnson won the $15,000 High Junior Jumper AGA Championship riding her own horse, Reddy Teddy. Paige was the only rider to have a clean round in the jump off. Michael Morrissey came in second riding Carrera. Carrera is owned by The Ridge Farm and had the last rail down in the jump off for 4 faults. Seven competitors returned for the jump off – all had 4 faults except Paige Johnson.

Ricochet won the $10,000 Adult Amateur AGA Championship with Linda Urioste riding.

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