Ali Tritschler All the Way to Top of Maclay Region 1 Championship
Winning one of the highly competitive ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Regional Championships requires all of the pieces of the puzzle to come together. Riders need great talent and riding ability, a horse that allows them to showcase that talent and a trainer who is able to improve that ability and bring riders to their maximum potential.
Ashton Alexander Claims Title of Region 3 Maclay Champion at Southeast Medal Finals
Qualifying for the ASPCA Maclay Championship is a very big deal, and all of the riders at today's competition knew that. As the final day of the 2014 Southeast Medal Finals took place, the anticipated Region 3 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship was the class to watch. Even viewers not in the stands were able to stream the class from the comfort of their homes and watch as Ashton Alexander impressed the judges and claimed the title of Region 3 Maclay Champion.
Michael Hughes Becomes Two-Time Winner of Region Two ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Regional Championships
Every year, junior riders from around the country strive to earn points to qualify for the ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Regional Championships.
On Saturday, 52 of those young, qualified riders gathered at the American Gold Cup CSI4*-W to compete in the Region 2 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Regional Championships and to vie for their shot to ride at the esteemed ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship Championship Finals at the National Horse Show this November.
Of the riders competing at the Region 2 Maclay Regional Championships, there was one rider in particular who has stood out to the judges for two years in a row: Michael Hughes. Hughes took the top call in the class last year, and he came back to do the same on Saturday.