The Code Four Show Stables team enjoyed a great spring show season, with excellent results at a variety of competitions.
During the Upperville Colt & Horse Show, held June 2-8, Code Four collected ribbons on the hunter and jumper sides of Route 50.
In the jumpers, Tiffany Cambria guided GT Syndicate’s Collin W to ribbons in the 7/8 Year-Old Young Jumpers, with impressive performances.
Amateur riders Amanda Hood and Mackenzie Smith jumped to ribbons in the Low Junior/Amateur-Owner and High Adult Amateur jumper sections, respectively. Amanda piloted Dealbreaker, while Mackenzie rode Calmar 3.
In the hunters, Guy Cambria and Andrew contested the $20,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, the show’s featured hunter class held Saturday evening. Their impressive Classic Round received the seventh-placed ribbon in a field of 19 top-class starters. Earlier in the week, Andrew also collected ribbons in the Second Year Green Working Hunter section with an especially notable performance in the Handy Hunter round.
Madeline Travell showed Katherine Robertson’s Taylor Made in the Adult Amateur, 18-35 and Local Hunter OTOR sections, with excellent placings in these competitive classes. They topped off their week with 10th in the Woodslane Farm Adult Amateur Hunter Classic.
Code Four was also well represented at the prestigious Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, held in Devon, Pennsylvania in May. Tiffany Cambria jumped to ribbons with Collin W in the 7-year-old Young Jumpers and aboard Vavoom in the 8-year-old Young Jumpers. Collin W’s impressive results included double-clear performances while competing in the famous Dixon Oval!
Highlights earlier in the spring included blue-ribbon performances at the Lexington Spring Premiere and Encore shows, held in Lexington, Virginia in April.
Amanda Hood and Dealbreaker scored the Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Championship at the Lexington Spring Encore with consistent performances in every class they contested.
Collin W and Tiffany jumped to top honors in an Open Jumper 1.30m class and earned other great ribbons in the Young Jumpers at both shows.
Andrew and Guy made their mark in the Second Year Greens, with class wins and other impressive ribbons over fences and under saddle.
Guy also rode Mackenzie Smith’s Calmar 3 to a win in a 1.10m Modified Jumper class before Mackenzie took over the reins for ribbons in the Adult Amateur Jumpers.