It was another banner year for East Wind at the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival, as three EWF riders were honored with circuit championships for their consistent excellence throughout the 12-week season. In total, the East Wind team earned 16 individual championships.
Congratulations to our 2016 WEF Circuit Champions:
Susannah Rose and her own Calero - WEF Circuit Champion, Adult Amateur Hunter
Catherine Wu and her own Ren Round Number - WEF Circuit Champion, Adult Amateur Modified Jumper
Taje Warrick and her own Dersey - WEF Circuit Champion, Children’s Jumper 14 & Under
Sir Pepper, whom Tiffany Morrissey successfully campaigned in the 3 & 4-Year-Old Pre Green Hunter division before being sold mid-season, was also named WEF Circuit Champion of his division. Congratulations to his new connections!
East Wind would also like to recognize its individual WEF Champions:
Megan Eisenfelder: 15-17 Equitation, with Tyler Bui’s KEC Kool Kat - WEF 1
Hailey Berger: Low Junior Jumper, with her own Shannondale Gino - WEF 1
Taje Warrick: Low Children’s Jumper, with her own Mufasa - WEF 1
Tiffany Morrissey: 3 & 4-Year-Old Pre Green Hunter, with East Wind Farms, LLC’s Sir Pepper - WEF 1
Christy Powell: Low Adult Hunter, with her own Savion - WEF 2, WEF 4
Catie Staszak: Adult Equitation, with Royal “T” Sales’ Coeur du Leon - WEF 2
Taje Warrick: Children’s Jumper 14 & Under, with her own Mufasa - WEF 2
Chloe Lehocky, Low Children’s Hunter, with Mattie Eckerstrom’s Learning To Fly - WEF 5
Taje Warrick: Children’s Jumper 14 & Under, with her own Dersey - WEF 6-7, WEF 9-10
Susannah Rose: Adult Amateur Hunter, with her own Calero - WEF 8
Catherine Wu: Adult Modified Jumper, with her own Ren Round Number - WEF 8-9, WEF 11
Following WEF’s conclusion, East Wind traveled south for the 2016 Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach, where Megan Eisenfelder jumped two clear rounds in the 1.30-meter division with her own Quicksilver and our own Matt Morrissey handed out the awards for the prestigious American Invitational.
East Wind is taking a well deserved short rest before tackling the spring circuit in Wellington and heading north for a summer of showing on the road. Congratulations to all on a fantastic winter!