Winning Ways at Indoors 2017

Over The Hill Farm Team

Over The Hill Farm had a successful East Coast Fall Indoor circuit, with great performances and many wonderful memories made from the Capital Challenge in Maryland at the end of September to the Washington International Horse Show in late October in Washington, D.C.

The Capital Challenge Horse Show started the series, and we want to congratulate our amazing team of horses and riders! 

Special recognition to:

  • iParty, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- Small Pony Hunter Champion, 1st in the Small Pony Handy Hunter Stake
  • Pajama Party, ridden by Agatha Lignelli- 3rd in the Children's Hunter Horse & Pony Challenge
  • Sir Dragon, owned and ridden by Emma Hechtman - great ribbons at Emma's Capital Challenge show, including 3rd place in the Small Pony Handy Hunter Stake
  • Rollingwood's Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- great ribbons in the Small Pony Hunters, including 2nd in the Small Pony Handy Hunter Stake
  • Fox Creek's Curious George, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- great ribbons in the Medium Pony Hunters
  • Adam Edgar riding Bill Schaub's Magnolia - 10th out of over 100 riders in the North American Equitation Championship
  • Q-Pid, new owner Ally Sinclair, ridden by Adam Edgar- Grand Champion 3'3" Junior Hunters, Champion Sec A 3'3" Junior Hunters, Best 3'3" Junior Hunter Trip, Best Junior Rider on 3'3" Junior Hunter
  • Money Tree, owned and ridden by Agatha Lignelli- WCHR Midwest Champion Children's Horse/Pony

Our talented team continued to show off their hard work and great riding at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

  • iParty, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- Small Pony Hunter Champion
  • Rollingwood's Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli-Small Pony Hunter Reserve Champion with the help of Agatha Lignelli riding in the Under Saddle class
  • Alexa Lignelli was also awarded 2nd in Best Child Rider on a Pony
  • Sir Dragon, owned and ridden by Emma Hechtman- 4th and 5th in the Small Pony Hunters at Emma's first Pennsylvania National Horse Show
  • Adam Edgar, riding Bill Schaub's Magnolia, had a lovely Medal Finals round in his last trip to Harrisburg as a junior

Our team capped off an amazing Indoors series with great results at the Washington International Horse Show.

  • iParty, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- Champion Small Pony Hunter
  • Rollingwood’s Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli- Small Pony Hunter Over Fences class winner
  • Sir Dragon- owned and ridden by Emma Hechtman- Small Pony Handy Hunter class winner
  • Alexa Lignelli riding her own Fox Creek’s Curious George- 4th in WIHS Pony Equitation Final

Kentucky National Successes

OTHF Kentucky National

It's time to offer more congratulations to our riders and horses that worked so hard at the Kentucky National Horse Show, September 20-24 at the Kentucky Horse Park. 

Special recognition to:

  • Castlekeep - Rider: Molly Sewell, Owner: Lili Halterman, Champion USHJA 3'0" Hunter
  • Inverness - Rider: Molly Sewell, Owner: Stuart & Leslie Campbell, Champion Baby Green & Reserve Champion Special Hunter
  • Rollingwoods Knee Deep - Rider/Owner: Alexa Lignelli, Champion Small Pony Hunter
  • Quicksilver Bells - Rider/Owner: Alexa Lignelli, Champion Green Pony Hunter & Reserve Champion Small Pony Hunter
  • iApprove - Rider/Owner: Alexa Lignelli, Reserve Champion Green Pony Hunter
  • Fox Creek's Curious George - Rider/Owner: Alexa Lignelli, Champion Medium Pony Hunter
  • Fox Creek's Antony Quinn - Rider: Adam Edgar, Owner: Dianna Orona, Champion Large Pony Hunter & Grand Pony Hunter Champion
  • Pajama Party - Rider: Agatha Lignelli, Owner: Megan Pulice, Reserve Champion Children's Pony Hunter
  • Adam Edgar riding Bill Schaub's Magnolia earned sixth in the Midwest Regional ASPCA Maclay Championship

Continued Success in Kentucky for OTHF

Molly Sewell and Magnolia

The Over The Hill Farm team continued to enjoy a successful summer in Kentucky! The Bluegrass Festival Horse Show was no different, and we are pleased to congratulate all of our riders and their equine partners, including:

  • Big Light, owned by Carolyn Brown Capps and ridden by Molly Sewell - 24th overall USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship
  • Magnolia - ninth USHJA International Hunter Derby Challenge, ridden by Molly Sewell
  • Quicksilver Bells, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Reserve Champion Small/Medium Green Pony Hunter
  • Rollingwood's Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Champion Small Pony Hunter
  • Blu Venture Rainbeau, owned and ridden by Agatha Lignelli - Champion Children's Small/Medium Pony
  • Inverness, owned by Stuart and Leslie Campbell and ridden by Molly Sewell - Reserve Champion Baby Green and Champion USHJA 2'6" Hunter

OTHF Rocks at Pony Finals!

OTHF Pony Finals 2017

The Over The Hill Farm team rose to the challenge during the 2017 USEF Pony Finals, August 8-13 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

A big congratulations to all of our wonderful riders that showed this year: Megan Pulice, Alexa Lignelli, Agatha Lignelli, Adam Edgar and Emma Hechtman, as well as other great riders whom we assisted during the week: Lauren Gee and Savannah Strasberg.

Some special recognition from Pony Finals to:

  • First Time Pony Finals Riders- Megan Pulice, Agatha Lignelli and Savannah Strasberg
  • iApprove and Alexa Lignelli - Medium Green Pony Reserve Champion
  • Sir Dragon and Emma Hechtman- third overall Small Pony Hunter
  • Fox Creeks Curious George and Alexa Lignelli- 10th overall Medium Pony
  • D'Artagnan and Adam Edgar - third overall Large Green Pony

Pony Medal Finals -
10th- Emma Hechtman and Sir Dragon
9th- Alexandra Willner and Pajama Party
8th- Anna Tootle and Whatchusayin
7th- Trinity Beitler

Our awesome team also went above and beyond for the golf cart parade, capturing first place with the Party Rock theme!

Check out our Pony Finals photo album on Facebook for lots of great photos from a fun week!

Two Weeks of Success and Fun in Kentucky

OTHF Kentucky Summer

The Over the Hill Farm team returned to Kentucky in late July, and it proved to be a successful and fun time! We would like to congratulate our riders, owners and horses, as well as all of those involved with these great results!

Kentucky Summer Horse Show, July 26-30

  • Zorroco, owned by Sidney Porter and ridden by Molly Sewell - USHJA 2'6" Hunter Reserve Champion
  • Rollingwood's Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alex Lignelli - Small Pony Champion
  • iParty, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignell - Small Pony Reserve Champion
  • Blu Venture Rainbeau, owned and ridden by Agatha Lignelli - Children's Small/Medium Pony Hunter Champion
  • Megan Pulice- second in the USEF Medium Pony Medal
  • Alexa Lignelli - first in the USEF Medium Pony Medal, first in the WIHS Pony Equitation
  • Sir Dragon, owned and ridden by Emma Hechtman - second, third and seventh in Small Pony Hunters

Kentucky Summer Classic, August 1-6

  • Rollingwood's Knee Deep, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Small Pony Hunter Section B Champion
  • iParty, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Small Pony Hunter Section A Champion
  • Quicksilver Bells, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Small Green Pony Champion
  • iApprove, owned and ridden by Alexa Lignelli - Medium Green Pony Champion
  • D'Artagan, ridden by Adam Edgar - Large Green Pony Champion
  • Zorroco, owned by Sidney Porter and ridden by Molly Sewell - USHJA 2'6" Hunter Champion
  • Acado, owned by Sidney Porter and ridden by Molly Sewell - Green Conformation Hunter Reserve Champion
  • Fox Creek's Antony Quinn, owned by Dianna Orona and ridden by Adam Edgar - Large Pony Hunter Champion and Grand Pony Hunter Champion