June 2016 - Show Report: Flintridge
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 06:44

Participants fly high, have fun & raise funds at 95th annual competition.

photos by Kristin Lee Photography

May Day at the historic Flintridge Riding Club marked the final day of competition for the 95th Annual Flintridge Horse Show, April 28-May 1. Great weather capped the week of competition that was fun for all and a huge success for the Flintridge La Cañada Guild’s efforts to raise funds for Huntington Memorial Hospital.


First place in Flintridge’s traditional Hunt Seat of Three Tandem winners: the Images team of Ella Kaplan and Thumbelina, Amber Calvert-Jones and Longacre Off Limits and Grace Cortese and Hidden Springs French Vanilla.

The Cheetah Girls finished fourth with Pilar Ray Schrage, Sarah Garsten and Riley Heath riding Pibe, Prestige and Andare.

Splendid finished second in the Derby with Cassandra Karazissis in the irons.

A member of the second-place winning Duck Dynasty squad which included Emma Pacyna and Wonderfull, Makala Lutz and Astrid and Jackie Marks and Silverdale

On Friday, the Guild held a beautiful 15th Annual Wine Tasting during the Tandem Show Sponsored by Allen Lund Company. There was also live music performed by the Dad Beats, which inspired dancing and fun well into the evening after the Tandem Show concluded. Saturday presented the Annual Saturday Dinner and Grand Prix of Flintridge Presented by Land Rover Pasadena and the wrap up of an impressive silent auction. Items included trips to NYC with Broadway tickets, a sailing excursion in San Francisco, and concert tickets to see Adele. Both evenings held great competition for the crowd to enjoy and, most importantly, supported Huntington Memorial Hospital.



Equestrian photographer Kristin Lee specializes in people and horse portraiture, action shots and lifestyle images. She’s happy to make barn visits or meet clients at shows where she is the official photographer. Visit www.kristinleephotography.com.


Hunter Derby winners Surf’s Up and Mike Hebert.

Zanzibar and Kaitlyn Lovingfoss were third in the Derby.

Americano checks out the lovely Flintridge scene with his rider Ariel Black. They finished eighth in the Hunter Derby.

The Incredibles finished third with Kali Moldavan, Emma Pacyna and Anna Jaffe on Porsche, Platinum and Atlas.