by Debbie Schiff
Sunbury, OH — The Ohio Standardbreds & Friends group is excited to announce that the 2015 World Standardbred Horse Show has been set for Oct. 16-18 in Sunbury, Ohio, at the beautiful equine facility Eden Park.
The 2014 World Standardbred Horse Show was held Oct. 10-12 at Eden Park. The competition was tough this year with horses coming from Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kansas, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Canada. There were well over 760 class entries. The showbill offered a vast variety of classes showcasing the versatility of the breed from In-hand classes to Driving, Jumping, Contesting, Saddleseat, Dressage, Musical Freestyle, Costume, Trail, Western, Racking, Roadster, Sidesaddle and more.
New in 2014 was Musical Freestyle on Friday night followed by Contesting and Trail. Also new this year was the Stable Ride N Drive with a helmet painting from Michls Kustoms to the winner. Jumping and the English Divisions were held on Saturday and Dressage, Driving and the Western Divisions were held on Sunday. There were open classes as well as over 140 Standardbred only classes.
The show, hosted by Ohio Standardbreds & Friends, was deemed a huge success. Great sponsors helped provide fantastic awards for the class winners.
Our Special Awards winners:
Golden Receiver Award – High Point Standardbred – Champion – C Me Shine
Reserve – Allamerican Legacy
SPHO of Ohio Award – High Pt. Youth – Champion – Alexandria Horton
Reserve – Ellie Chandler
Adriano Sorello Stable Award – In-Hand Champion – Investor
Reserve – VA Two Thirty Two
Rick’s Ranchwear Award – High Pt. Adult Champion – Stacey Volkman
Reserve – Chris Glover
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Award – Champion Adopted Horse – Allamerican Legacy
Reserve – Fox Valley Lee and Silver Match
Fresh From The Track – USTA Award – Champion – Investor
Reserve – Metros Escape
STB Warhorse – Champion – Silver Match
Reserve – Fox Valley Lee
Trail Horse – Champion – Thank You Sam
Reserve – I Feel Lucky Today
Heart of Dragon Contesting Award – Champion – Senator Sahbra
Reserve – Royal Revenue
For questions or comments please contact Debbie Schiff at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook under Ohio Standardbreds & Friends and/or under the 2014 World Standardbred Horse Show page. You can also find a link there to a wonderful video from the show done by Hillary Lunn.