What a fantastic year Echélon Training had in 2016! Highlights include Jordan Pierson and her horse Constantin finishing 4th in the OHJA Children’s Mini Medal Finals and Shannon Strecker finishing 6th in the OHJA Adult Mini Medal Finals aboard her horse Night Song.

Congratulations to the following riders for their OHJA year end awards.

Regional System:  Equitation

Tamara Gonzalez, Res Champion Long Stirrup Eq, 4th Pre-Adult Eq.

Jordan Pierson  3rd, Pre-Child Eq.

Tressa Blankenship 3rd, Pre-Adult Eq.

Alyssa Hagen Marchington, 6th Modified Child/Adult Eq.


Open System: Equitation

Jill Brooks, Champion Pre-Adult Eq

Shannon Strecker, Res Champion Pre-Adult Eq

Local System: Equitation

Amanda DePaul, Champion Long Stirrup Eq,

Mimi Bouldin, 3rd Short Stirrup Eq


Regional System: Hunters

Fleur – Alyssa Hagen Marchington, Champion Mod Child/Adult Hunter & Performance Hunter 3’3″

Pumpkin – Mimi Bouldin, Champion Short Stirrup Hunter

Golden Rule – Tamara Gonzalez, 3rd Pre/Adult Hunter, 4th Long Stirrup Hunter

Open System:  Hunters

Night Song – Shannon Strecker, Champion Pre-Adult Hunter

Willow – Jill Brooks, Res. Champion Pre-Adult Hunter, 3rd Long Stirrup Hunter, 6th Pre-Green 3′

Local System: Hunters

Go Figure – Amanda DePaul, 6th Long Stirrup Hunter


Regional System: Jumpers

Holiday Cat – Tressa Blankenship, 4th Beginning Jumper

Connor – Jill Brooks, 6th Low Adult Jumper

Open System: Jumpers

Hidden Talent, Tressa Blankenship, Res. Champion .70 – .80

Night Song, Shannon Strecker, 5th .70 – .80