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Show. Score. Win.

In 2008, eleven Full Circle horses competed in more than 75 classes at nine shows, bringing home countless ribbons, trophies and awards, including dressage scores qualifying for USDF Regional Championships & All-Breed Awards plus national shows. Now we are preparing our show string for an exciting 2009 season.

Heartland Feathered Classic, Sept. 26-28, Danville, IN.

USDF Region 2 Championships, Paxton Farm, Batavia, OH, Sept. 18-21.

    • BLARNEY STONE'S SAILOR, Training Level Test 4 Open, 62%; First Level Test 4 Open, 61.8%; Training Level Regional Championship, 63.067% (27 entries).

Meadow Lake Dressage I & II, August 23 & 24 , Lancaster, KY.
Judges: Anita Owen (S) & William Solyntjes (S).

    • BLARNEY STONE'S SAILOR, First Level Test 2, 61.111%, 1st place; First Level Test 1: 60.000%, 2nd place. Shown by Mary Jo Wicker.
    • LADY WISTERIA, Training Level Test 1: 66.957%, 1st place; Training Level Test 1, 67.391%, 2nd; Intro B, 67.500%, 1st; Intro B: 61.00%, 1st. Shown by Chris Radtke.
    • HVK PRESENCE, Training Level Test 2, 61.76%, 1st. Shown by Mary Jo Wicker.
    • HVK PRICELESS GEM, Intro B, 60.555%, 2nd. Shown by Mary Jo Wicker.

Mid-Ohio Dressage Association, July 11-13, Delaware, OH.

    • BLARNEY STONE'S SAILOR, Training Level Test 4: 66.8%, 68.4% (2nd,11 entries); First Level Test 2: 63.333% (1st), 61.667% (1st), 63.889% (2nd).
    • HVK PRESENCE, Intro Test A: 67%, (1st); Training Level Test 2: 63.929%, (3rd), 62.143%, (1st).

Cincinnati Summer Dressage Classic, Paxton Farm, Batavia, OH, June 27-29.

    • BLARNEY STONE'S SAILOR, Training Level Test 4 Open, 71.2% (2nd, 15 entries), 63.2% (17 entries), 71.200% (3rd, 11 entries); First Level Test 4 Open Ponies, 64.737% (4th, 14 entries); First Level Test 2 Open Ponies, 66.389% (5th, 12 entries); 2008 National Dressage Pony Cup Gypsy Cob Champion.

      Blarney Stone's Sailor has qualified at Training Level for the Region 2 Championships in September. Blarney has been in training 16 months.

    • PICARO DE ALCAZAR, Second Level Test 4 Open: 64.286%.

Morgan Gold Cup Regional Horse Show, June 17, Springfield, OH.

    • HVK PRESENCE, 70%, Intro. Test B; 66.09%, Training Test 1; 66.80%, Training Test 4. Ridden by Mary Jo Wicker. Sandi Chohany, judge.

      HVK Presence has qualified to show Training Level in October at Morgan Grand Nationals, Oklahoma City, OK. Presence has been in training under saddle for 11 months.

Kentucky Dressage Association, May 23-25, KY Horse Park.

    • BLARNEY STONE'S SAILOR, 68.8%, 67.2%, 65.6% Training Level Test 4; 65.33%, 63.00% First Level, Test 1. Owned by Lise McNamara, West Milford, NJ.
    • HVK PRESENCE, 64.5% Intro B; 63.043%, Training Level Test 1. His first dressage show! Owned by Herbert V. Kohler, Kohler, WI.

2008 National Gypsy Horse Show, May 2-4, Kentucky Horse Park.



Lise McNamara's Blarney Stone's Sailor & Mary Jo Wicker complete their Musical Freestyle at the 2008 National Gypsy Horse Show, May 3, KY Horse Park. (Fran Scott photos)
Blarney & Mary Jo Wicker, musical freestyle
Kentucky Dressage Association, May 23-25, KY Horse Park, Lexington, click for show results