"You'd better step back, Jack's going to go crazy," Louise Serio advised the group of people standing at the in-gate of the Dixon Oval watching Liza Boyd's handy round aboard Like I Said.
Jack Towell was there, watching his daughter intently. And as she landed over the last, huge oxer, he jumped up and down, whooping and clapping, proving Serio right. "See, I told you. Crazy!" Serio said with a laugh.
Hunter derby superstar Brunello has won the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championships a record three consecutive times, the USEF National Horse of the Year title twice in a row and been named The Chronicle of the Horse’s Show Hunter of the Year. This summer he’ll be collecting a new honor as Breyer announced that the Brunello portrait model will debut at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, N.C., during Tryon Spring 8 CSI*****.
When Russell Frey entered the Grand Hunter ring to accept his blue ribbon from the first round of the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, he did so not with his winning mount, the 8-year-old warmblood gelding Kodachrome, but with his dog.
Larry Glefke has inspired a new generation of whoopers.
His legendary whoops reverberated throughout the Ocala Horse Properties Stadium at HITS Post Time Farm, so often that a small group of young horse fans who’d congregated on the berms surrounding the arena began anticipating it as soon as Kelley Farmer landed off the final oxer. And they whooped and hollered alongside in grand fashion.