Cynthia Hyde and Hey Sugar!
Photograph by Alden Corrigan Media
A Classic Sunday
$1,000 Peninsula Equine Medical Center Adult
Amateur Hunter Classic
Tonia Cook Looker and Deja Blue won the $1,000
Peninsula Equine Medical Center Adult Amateur
Hunter Classic in great style riding against a eld of
17 entries. Tonia was thrilled with the performance of
her young horse. Shabnam H Behzadpour on Escher
followed on her heels to take second place and Emily
Goldberg on Salud took home third.
The $1,000 Adult Amateur Hunter Classic is sponsored
by PeninsulaEquine Medical Center. Russ Peterson,
MS Animal Nutrition, DVM, President and CEO of
Peninsula Equine, Inc. was on hand to present the
$5,000 China Blue Farm 3’6 Adult Amateur
The competition was stiff in the $5,000 China Blue
Farm 3’6” Adult Amateur Hunter Classic in the Grass
Hunter Ring. In the end, it would be Alexis Meadows
and her own Antwerp leading
the victory gallop. Alexis
also took home the second
place ribbon with Legato and
on Black Label placed third.
Priscilla Tamkin of China Blue
Farm Sponsored the classic.
The farm is located in the Santa
Ynes Valley of California
is devoted to breeding and
developing top hunters,
jumpers and equitation horses.
1.20m Junior/ Amateur
Owner / Amateur Jumper
Classic Sponsored by
Lauren Kee on her own Black
Irish was over the moon with
her rst win at Menlo against
eighteen entries. The high
standards this year made for
an exciting class.
The 1.20m Junior/ Amateur Owner / Amateur Jumper
Classic is sponsored by John Charlebois, Owner and
Trainer at Charlebois Farm.
The Menlo Charity Horse Show, a 501 (c) (3)
organization which Started in 1970 as a one-day horse
show, and has a tradition of providing outstanding
competition as well as raising funds for community
partners. Over the past four decades, Menlo
has provided funding to numerous charities including
Planned Parenthood, Amigos De Las Americas, and
our current charitable partner Vista Center for the
Blind and Visually Impaired.
Now a six-day event, Menlo was recognized in 2012
as a USEF Heritage Competition. Menlo has been
nationally recognized as one of the top horse shows
in the country. Designated as the USHJA World
Champion Hunter Rider Competition, Menlo plays
host to the USHJA WCHR South West Regional
Awards ceremony.The rich history of this show and its
philanthropy is unsurpassed.
Winner of the $1,000 Peninsula Equine A/A Hunter Classic NAL Tonia Cook Looker &