Shawn Casady and Fenna Win Blenheim EquiSports U25 Jumper Classic
Shawn Casady Jumping With Fenna
Excerpt from press release from Blenheim Equisports
July 21, 2019 – Del Mar, CA – The eighth of thirteen qualifying events in the Markel Insurance 1.45m Jumper Series was held under the lights at Del Mar Horse Park on Saturday night. After an electrifying evening of world-class show jumping, it was Jamie Barge and Luebbo, owned by Kylieco, who led the victory gallop during the Showpark Summer Festival’s feature event. Enjoy, owned and ridden by Manuel Alvarez, earned runner-up honors.
For the first time this season, the event was held in the covered arena, where ringside spectators packed grandstands and VIP boxes to experience the sights and sounds of the grand prix in a more intimate setting.
The grand prix was held concurrently with the $2,500 Blenheim EquiSports U25 Jumper Classic. For the second time this season, it was Shawn Casady taking home the blue ribbon; this week while riding, Fenna, a nine year-old KWPN mare recently added to the stables at Neil Jones Equestrian Inc. Haley Schwab and Rivaux, owned by HH Stables LLC took second place among the U25’s.
Photo by Captured Moment Photography