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An update from Far West Farms.
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The days are getting shorter and it's beginning to feel like fall as we head into the home stretch of Medal Final season. October is filled with horse shows and we wish all of our riders the best of luck.

Please read on to learn about the prestigious program one of our riders was selected for, Medal Final results, recent horse shows, new horses, a party and more!

We're so proud of Nina!
In addition to her 6th place finish in the USEF Talent Search Finals and 4th place in the USEF Hunt Seat Regionals, she made the cut at the ASPCA Maclay Regionals and will be traveling to Kentucky to compete in the ASPCA Maclay Finals at the National Horse Show.
We are also delighted that Nina was one of 16 riders nationwide invited to participate in the USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session in Ohio this November. She'll have the opportunity to train with one of the country’s top clinicians, Peter Wylde, during an intensive three-and-a-half day training session. Her horse will be assigned to her by the EAP representatives and provided by the host facility, the University of Findlay, and the James L. Child, Jr. Equestrian Complex.
For more information about the program: 
http://www.ushja.org/programs/eap/eap_nationals.aspx 

Horse Show Highlights

Portuguese Bend:
Janet & Uno came in 9th and Lisa J & Moose placed 10th in the PCHA Adult Medal Finals.

Blenheim Fall
Nina qualified for the ASPCA Maclay Finals in Kentucky on Fluffy and had some great rides on Dexter, including a 4th place finish in the $1500 Modified Jr/Am Jumper Classic.

International Jumping Festival
Janet earned a 2nd place finish in the USEF Adult Regionals, as well as a 1st and 4th in A/A Hunters.

Cayley had a great show, coming in 3rd in the USEF Hunt Seat Regionals on Clay. Cayley was also Children's Hunter 14-17 Champion and was the winner of the Children's Hunter Classic on her catch ride, La Fleur.

Noah had a fantastic time with Nemo - Champion in the Children's Hunters 13/under and Reserve Champion in the Children's Hunter Classic.

Far West was in the ribbons in the WIHS Medal - Julia & Fabio were 3rd, Cayley & Clay came in 4th, Matti & Leo were 6th and Hadley & Louis finished in 7th.

Julia and Boy, earned some good ribbons and placed 4th in the Junior Hunter Classic. 

Flintridge Autumn 
Far West was in the ribbons again in the SFHJA Challenge Medal Finals. Matti & Leo finished 6th, Cayley & Clay 9th, Hannah & Hans 11th.

Cayley had a great show, with blue ribbons in the ASPCA Maclay, CPHA Foundation and USEF Jr Medal.

Audrey had a great time in the jumpers with Caper, earning a 1st place and Reserve Champion in the Children's Jumpers.

Katrina did really well at her first show with Cappy, placing 1st in the Equitation 15-17 and 2nd in the USEF Jr Medal.

Dulcie & DiCaprio got some great ribbons in the Children's Hunters 13/under and Equitation 14/under as well as an 8th place finish in the Children's Hunter Classic.

Julia & Fabio were 1st in the SFHJA Challenge Medal, 4th in the ASPCA Maclay and 5th in both the USEF Jr and the CPHA Jr Medal classes.

Isabelle & Lindbergh were champion in the Pre-Children's Equitation and 1st in the SFJHA 12/under Medal.

Emma & Connor finished 2nd in the Children's Hunter Classic and 4th in the LAHJA Horsemanship Medal.



Foxfield
Janet won the Nedra Diskant Memorial Equitation Challenge class.
HITS on the Hudson
Jenny went Saugerties, NY to ride in the $500,000 Diamond Mills Hunter Prix Final and finished 9th out of 60 on a borrowed horse.
Good luck to all our qualified Medal Final riders!

SFVHSA 12 & Under Medal Finals
Dulcie, Isabelle

SFVHSA 17 & Under Medal Finals 
Cayley, Hannah G, Emma G

SFVSA 13 & Over Medal Finals
Linda, Nadia

SFVSA Futures Medal Finals
Isabelle, Dulcie

CPHA Horsemanship Medal Finals
Linda

CPHA Child/Adult Medal Finals
Noah, Dulcie

LAHJA Jr & Sr Medal Finals
Nina, Hadley, Cayley, Katrina, Sheila, Janet, Matti, Julia, Lisa J

WCE Medal Finals
Hadley, Blake, Nina, Matti

Best wishes to the new partnerships:
 

Katrina & Capilan 2


Isabelle & Lindbergh



Noah & Undeniable


Audrey & High Caper


Hadley & Louis


Jaden & Max -- also known as Mad Max or Maxamillion, depending on his mood!
Halloween Party!

Saturday, November 1st  
12pm - 2:00pm at Far West Farms

Costume class in-hand -- all ages invited to participate!
Pie-eating contest!
Candy apple 
decorating!

We're so happy to welcome Tegan and Mack Attack to the Far West family!

Looking Ahead: 

Oct 9 - 12       Camelot Classic - SFHJA Medal Finals

Oct 16 - 19     Gold Coast October - CPHA Child/Adult & CPHA Foundation Medal Finals

Oct 22 - 26     Del Mar International

Nov 5 - 9        National Sunshine 2 - WCE and Onondarka Medal Finals

Nov 13 - 16    LA Season Finale - 
LAHJA Jr & Sr Medal Finals

Posing with the very talented international jumper rider, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, at the Longines Los Angeles Masters Grand Slam. Kudos to West Palms Events and Adrienne Karazissis for hosting such a wonderful and exciting event!
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