Aspen Farms Horse Trials (AFHT) June 8-10th is once again hosting CIC1* and CIC2* divisions in Yelm, WA. This year’s entries constitute the highest number of FEI competitors at AFHT to date.
CIC2* Division at a Glance:
- 26 horse and rider combinations entered
- 6 competitors from Canada and the rest from USEA Area VII and Area VI
- The most-represented breed is Thoroughbred (9 entries)
- Sibling competitors include Anni Grandia and Marc Grandia
- 3 riders will compete on more than one horse; Anna Collier has the most rides with 3 horses entered
- Cross-country course designed by Tremaine Cooper consists of 19 numbered questions (30 individual jumping efforts) and an optimum time of 5:43
CIC1* Division at a Glance:
- 27 pairs entered
- Competitors from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Montana, Arizona, and British Columbia and Alberta, Canada
- The smallest equine entered–standing 14.1 hands–is Mine the Melody, a Sport Pony mare ridden by Barbara Crabo
- Last year’s CIC1* winning rider, Sara Sellmer, will try to defend her title aboard Feesela and Curra Quality; last year’s winning horse, Rubia, will compete under Harper Click
- Mother/daughter competitors include Barbara and Jordan Crabo; Sibling competitors include Sophie and Harper Click
- Cross-country course designed by Tremaine Cooper consists of 18 numbered questions (26 individual jumping efforts) and an optimum time of time 5:08
Ride times and live scoring are available on Startbox scoring for the CIC1* here and the CIC2* here. FEI dressage begins Friday morning at 8:20 a.m. in Ring 1. Show jumping will run on Saturday, and cross-country will run Sunday. The complete Schedule of Events is available online here.
Follow along with live show updates on Aspen Farms Horse Trials Facebook page or our Instagram @AspenFarmsHorseTrials.
* Headline photo provided by Jo Arlow Photography, featuring last year’s CIC1* winners, Sara Sellmer and Rubia