95th Annual Sweet Briar Horse Show

Abby Bell '22 with Sweet Briar's Mulligan
Abby Bell ’22 with Sweet Briar’s Mulligan
Isabelle Mesiarik '25 with her own Validation
Isabelle Mesiarik ’25 and Validation
Ella Peterson '25 with Sweet Briar's Rocksino
Ella Peterson ’25 with Sweet Briar’s Rocksino
Sarah Southard '24 and Ann Martin's King of Hearts
Sarah Southard ’24 and Ann Martin’s King of Hearts
Kate McLauchlan '25 with her own Scarlett O'Hara
Kate McLauchlan ’25 and Scarlett O’Hara
Paige Kennedy '25 with SBC's KEC Jakson
Paige Kennedy ’25 with Sweet Briar’s KEC Jakson

It was a perfect October day for the 95th Annual Sweet Briar Horse Show, which coincided with one of our Fall Open Houses. Riders from Sweet Briar and the surrounding area had a great competition in front of a crowd of visitors and fans.

Here are some Sweet Briar riders show highlights:

  • Champion Open Hunter and winner of the Open Hunter Perpetual Trophy: Isabelle Mesiarik ’25 riding Validation
  • Champion Adult Hunter and winner of the Harriet Howell Rogers Challenge Trophy: Emmy Longest ’24 riding Sweet Briar’s Dorado
  • Reserve Champion Adult Hunter: Chloe Kerschl ’22 riding Amber Ide’s Chicago
  • Winner of the SWVHJA Adult Medal: Chloe Kerschl ’22 riding Amber Ide’s Chicago
  • Champion Children’s Hunter: Ella Peterson ’25 riding Sweet Briar’s Rocksino
  • Winner of the SWVHJA Hunter Seat Medal: Ella Peterson ’25 riding Sweet Briar’s Rocksino
  • Special Adult Hunter Champion and winner of the Phillip Stone Perpetual Trophy: Abby Bell ’22 and Mulligan
  • Reserve Champion Special Adult Hunter: Sarah Southard ’24 riding Ann Martin’s Cardino
  • Champion Special Children’s Hunter: Katherine Atherton ’25 riding Sweet Briar’s Jetson
  • Reserve Champion Special Children’s Hunter: Marran Vansickle ’25 riding Rob Robinson’s McCovey Cove
  • Champion Junior Amateur Equitation and winner of the Ladino Memorial Trophy: Katelyn Jones riding Sweet Briar’s Thoreau