Wins Pony Jumper National Championship
Zone 4 Wins Team Championship
Hubbuch, 15, of Pataskala, OH, won the 2003 HorseCity.com/USAE
Pony Jumper National Championship, individual competition, which
has been named as a USA Junior Olympic Equestrian event.
Riding Little Freebie, Hubbuch, also a member of the United States
Pony Club team, bested the field of riders from across the nation
to take top honors in the individual competition. As the individual
champion, she was awarded the Swan Creek Farm Perpetual Trophy
donated by Bill Moroney in honor of Alvin and Patsy Topping, a
Triple Crown Custom cooler, a gift certificate for a pair of custom
made Der Dau boots. The event was held August 5 6, as part
of the 2003 State Line Tack Pony Finals held at The Andrews School
in Willoughby, OH.
reserve champion in the individual competition was Julianna Fischer
of Lake Worth, FL, riding Indigo. Fischer also displayed the best
classical jumping style during the three days of competition and
was honored with the Short Stop Perpetual Trohpy donated by Bill
Moroney for the Style Award.
Gold Medal Jill Hubbuch of Pataskala, OH, riding LITTLE
· Silver Medal - Julianna Fischer of Lake Worth, FL, riding
· Bronze Medal Anna Schierholz of Chesterfield,
MO, riding DESTINATION KNOWN
Four riders rose to the occasion to take the top sport in the
2003 HorseCity.com Pony Jumper National Championship team competition.
Alexandra King of North Palm Beach, FL, riding Double Delight,
Caroline Woods of Fort Myers, FL, riding Longacre Lavender (Welsh;
Longacre Spinoff Longacre Ditto), Julianna Fischer of Lake
Worth, FL, riding Indigo, and Elliot Popper of Wellington, FL,
riding Maestro 4 (Dutch), brought home the gold in this USA Junior
Olympic Equestrian competition and were awarded the Willow
Grove Perpetual Trophy donated by Bill Moroney in honor of his
parents, Edward and Lorraine Moroney.
Gold Medal Team Zone 4
· Silver Medal Team Zone 1; team members include
Brenna Patryn of Pittsfield, MA, riding IRON CLAD ALIBI; Stephanie
Fialco of Old Lyme, CT, riding HOT FUDGE; Arielle Bluestein of
Mansfield, MA, riding COUNTRY GIRL and Debbie Kaufman of Easton,
CT, riding GUESS WHO
Bronze Medal Team Zone 5; team members include Rebecca
Young of Kirkland, IL, riding SIMPLY IRRESTIBLE (AQHA; Hesa Shoshoni
Doc My Gal Impressive); Allison Terry of Brecksville, OH,
riding LISETER FUN N STUFF (Welsh Cross: JLA Sir William
-x Veronica Lane); Alexandra Morefield of Elburn, IL, riding BULL
RUNS HOT FLASH, and Gisela Hackmann of Columbus, OH, riding I
for the Pony Jumper National Championship were Patrick Rhodes
of Argyle, TX, and Gary Sylvester of Norton, OH.
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