Articles: Press Release
Over the Hill Farm Reigns Supreme at Atlanta Summer Classic I
Photo Credit: In a Dream and Megan Massaro, Large Green Pony Hunter
champions at the Atlanta Summer Classic I. Photo by Flashpoint
Jennifer Wood of Phelps Media Group, Inc. at (561)
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Conyers, GA- June 21- The first week of the Atlanta Summer Classic was
held on June 15-19 and riders from Over the Hill Farm, led by Bill
Schaub, had a fantastic week of showing. They racked up six
championships and two reserve championships and will be the ones to beat
next week when competition continues in Atlanta.
The most decorated young rider of the week was Sophie Read, of Lake
Mary, FL. She piloted Redfield Farm and Bill Schaub's HiLite to the
Small Pony Hunter championship by winning the model, conformation, and
over fences classes, placing second in the under saddle, and third in
the remaining over fences class. Read also won the NCE Small Pony
Equitation 2'3" class and the NHJL Small Pony Classic. On her other
mount, Pow Wow, she won the WIHS Pony Equitation class and was second in
the NCE Large Pony Equitation 3'.
Read also rode her own King Q to championship honors in the Pre-Green
Pony Hunter division. She won two classes and was second, fourth, and
fourth in the remaining classes to capture the tricolor. On her own
pony, Read also won the NCE Pre Green Pony Equitation 2'-2'6".
Bill Schaub is known for producing some of the nicest ponies in the
country, and his up and coming green ponies are the newest crop of
champions. In his first show ever, In a Dream won five out of six
classes to win the championship in the Large Green Pony Hunter division
with rider Megan Massaro. Massaro also rode Katie Hogan's Hint of Blue
to the Large Pony Hunter tricolor. The pair won two classes and were
second, fifth, and sixth in the other classes. Hint of Blue and Massaro
also finished third in the NHJL Large Pony Classic.
Not to be outdone, the adult amateur riders came away with multiple
wins. Lee Cesery guided Toberone to two wins, two second place
finishes, and a third place to win the Adult Amateur 46 & Over Hunter
championship. Cesery rode What D'Ya Know and won the Amateur-Owner 36 &
Over Hunter tricolor. What D'Ya Know also won the NHJL Amateur Hunter
At the prestigious Devon Horse Show held earlier in the month, Cesery
and What D'Ya Know wree among the top amateur-owner hunters in the
nation when they won a class and received a sixth place. They were very
close to winning the reserve championship, but had to settle for two top
In the Adult Amateur 36-45 Hunter division, the champion was Reveille
and Roberta Previ. They won two classes and received a second, fifth,
and sixth to come out on top in the division. Reveille also received
high ribbons in the First Year Green division with professional rider
Tosh also rode Schaub's horse, Stroller, in the over fences part of the
Baby Green Hunter division, where they won one class. Over the Hill
Farm assistant trainer rode Stroller to a second place finish in the
under saddle, and Stroller was awarded the reserve championship.
Nicole Baley and Ceillia, in their first show together, were champions
in the Children's Hunter 14 & Under division. Another winner was
Michele Allison, who rode Courtney Rodrigue's Starring Role to a win in
the NCE Pre-Adult Equitation 2'6" class.
Over the Hill Farm will continue to show in Atlanta for another week,
where they will likely be able to win blue ribbons and come away with
For more information on Bill Schaub and Over the Hill Farm, please visit
their website at www.othfarm.com.
Over the Hill Farm, Bill Schaub- 5010 Thomas Stable Road- Sanford, FL
32773- Telephone (407) 322-1912- Fax (407) 324-5615