Tryon Summer 3 Wrap Up: Jumper & Hunter Highlights

Tryon Summer 3, part of the Tryon Summer Series at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), wrapped up on Sunday, June 28. Competition once again was exceptional, and many competitors look forward to returning for Tryon Summer 4.

Roberto Teran Tafur and Dena Sienne Conquer $6,000 Speed Stake CSI 2*

Roberto Teran Tafur (COL) and Dena Sienne, the 2008 Dutch Warmblood mare (Van Gogh x Animo) owned by Waldman Horses BV, sped to a 66.05 second win in the $6,000 Speed Stake CSI 2* Friday in Tryon Stadium. Fernando Cardenas Jr. (COL) and Calvados, the 2010 Danish Warmblood gelding (Chellys Z x Casir Ask) owned by Fernando Cardenas, claimed second place in 69.39 seconds, while Eduardo Menezes (BRA) piloted Caruschka 2 to third, in the irons for Tailormade Stallion ApS with the 2003 Oldenburger mare (Careful x Cento).

Roberto Teran Tafur on Dena Sienne. Photo by Sportfot.

Jumper Highlights:

Aaron Vale (Williston, FL) and the Thinks Like a Horse entry Prescott claimed the Nutrena 1.40m Open Jumper Division, while Lorcan Gallagher (Wellington, FL) rode Copain Z to reserve for Heathman Farm LLC.

The MD BarnMasters Medium Junior/Amateur Jumper 1.30m Division congratulated Caroline Mawhinney (Woodside, CA) in the irons with her own Stella Levista as champion, with reserve going to Eva Fisherman (Brookline, MA) riding her own Rock Street.

Ericka Houlihan (Clarksville, MD) and her own Notorious took champion in the 1.15m Non-Pro Jumper Division, with Madison Kondracki (New Smyrna, FL) and her own Sweet Encore claiming reserve.

Hunter Highlights:

The Children’s Hunter 15-17 Division named Campbell Key (Atlanta, GA) as its champion riding her own Outside the Lines, while Caroline Maude Hedges (Columbus, NC) claimed reserve on the week with her own A Picobello Star Z.

Jimmy Torano (Wellington, FL) championed the Green Hunter 3’ Division aboard Oh Yeah for Todd Minikus LTD, while Wellington resident Sandra Ferrell claimed reserve riding Amy Guth’s Dan D’Angelo.

The Pre-Children’s Hunter 2’6” Division awarded Kate Arnold’s Retrospect and Marley Lubin (Colts Neck, NJ) the champion title, with reserve named to Jessica Gaby (Davidson, NC) riding her own Cape Town.

To view full results, click here.  The Tryon Summer Series continues with Tryon Summer 4, featuring the fourth annual Pony Spectacular week at TIEC.