|It was also an exciting week in the Hunter Rings, where the $5,000 Devoucoux and the $1,500 Platinum Performance Hunter Prix took place. Riders who compete in these earn points toward qualifying for the HITS Championships that will take place in Saugerties, New York, September 5-9.
In the $5,000 Devoucoux Hunter Prix, John French and SOLDIER would take home the blue ribbon with a combined score of 176.5. The second place ribbon was awarded to Hope Glynn and KING OF HEARTS, riding to a two round total of 176. To round out the top three in the class was Shelley Campf and her partner COMMONWEALTH who rode to a combined score of 173.
Amy Brubaker and CONVARO took home the top honors in the $1,500 Platinum Performance Hunter Prix with a combined score of 166. Both the second and third place ribbons were awarded to Lauren Burke with her partners, VALENTINA and BASIC INSTINCT. She received two round totals of 151 and 148, respectively.
Desert Circuit Week II is underway here at the HITS Desert Horse Park. For more information, visit HitsShows.com or come visit us at HITS Desert Horse Park.