Sibel Takes Junior Championship
After two days and three phases of competition in late July, Hunter Sibel and Laura Wasserman’s Boss were named the 3-foot-6 Overall Grand Champions of the USEF Junior Hunter National Championship West in Del Mar, California. The pair clinched the victory after earning scores in the 90s in the handy round and finishing on 262.6 points.
Coming off a win earlier in the week at the USHJA Hunterdon Cup Equitation Classic West, 13-year-old Augusta Iwasaki earned the Overall Reserve Grand Championship with Lyn Pederson’s Small Affair on a score of 256.4. Iwasaki also was the champion of the Large Junior Hunter 15 & Under division.
Hailey Link and Maldini, owned by Star Lane Farms, LLC, were the Overall Grand Junior Hunter Champions in the 3-foot-3 division with 242.4 points.
Hunter Sibel and Boss