Each year we host the Cascade Circuit Cup Awards: season championships bestowed upon the horses accumulating the most points in one of 5 categories over our rated show circuit.
This season the competition was excellent and the winners deserving, and we are thrilled to announce our 2023 Cascade Circuit Cup Champions✨
Drumroll please… ✨
Presented by Brick Road Farms MOONSTRUCK Cascade hunter derbies challenge both horse and rider to demonstrate brightness and pace in the hunt field, and this year’s winner did all that and more. Congratulations to Lauren Hoyt and Marybeth Davis on this strong showing by Moonstruck! Thank you Carol Hinckley of Brick Road Farms for sponsoring this wonderful year-end award.
17-year-old Holsteiner gelding
Owned and ridden by Lauren Hoyt
Trained by Marybeth Davis
Presented by Brick Road Farms
Cascade hunter derbies challenge both horse and rider to demonstrate brightness and pace in the hunt field, and this year’s winner did all that and more. Congratulations to Lauren Hoyt and Marybeth Davis on this strong showing by Moonstruck!
Thank you Carol Hinckley of Brick Road Farms for sponsoring this wonderful year-end award.
CATHMORE DU VLIST
12-year-old Warmblood gelding
Owned and ridden by Laurel Zeeman
Trained by Amanda Gederman
To win in the high hunter division means demonstrating beautiful hunter form over fences in a variety of challenging classes. Cathmore Du Vlist, the Warmblood gelding owned and ridden by Laurel Zeeman, did just that. Congratulations Laurel Zeeman and Amanda Gelderman on Cathmore Du Vlist’s strong performance!
9-year-old Holsteiner mare
Owned, trained, and ridden by Lindsey Fletcher
Jumping 1.10m and above is when you’re considered to have hit the big times in show jumping, and this year Gracia Cantura, the Holsteiner mare owned by Lindsey Fletcher, rose to the top. Congratulations Lindsey Fletcher on Gracia Cantura’s win!
Owned and ridden by Pam Watterson-Terry
Trained by Nancy Free and Sarah Olmsted
You’ve got to be fast, clear and completely in the zone to be a winner in the Jumpers Up To 1.05 classes. Hastings, 11-year-old Thoroughbred owned and ridden by Pam Watterson-Terry, was all those things at every show last season. Congratulations Pam Watterson-Terry, Nancy Free, and Sarah Olmsted on Hastings’ big win!
5-year-old Welsh Pony
Leased and ridden by Olivia Kibbie
Trained by Jennifer Wagner-Worley
Precise form and composure under saddle are essential to winning the low hunter divisions, and that’s what Midnight Sun, the Welsh Pony leased and ridden by Olivia Kibbie, demonstrated at every show this season. Congratulations Olivia Kibbie and Jennifer Wagner-Worley on Midnight Sun’s win!
We appreciate that you have a choice of shows to attend throughout the year. Thank you for choosing to spend time with us in the Cascades. We look forward to seeing you next seoson in Cle Elum!