BACH members Brenna McDonald and Linda Calvert did a wonderful job competing in the October BACH show.
Donna Meyer and Jinny Johnson successfully competed at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center Platinum Classic October 6–7. Donna’s mare Elisa’s Star made her Prix St. George debut! Jinny and Exclusive Sport competed at Third Level Test 1 and 2.
Wishing GOOD LUCK to Roxanne Ellingsworth, Elizabeth McIntush, and Virginia Johnson. They will be competing at the USDF Region 9 and SWDF Championships!

A big congratulations to Roxanne Ellingsworth and Grayson for earning their final qualifying score
for the regional championship at the Windy Knoll dressage show July 21–22! Roxanne and Grayson earned a 63.4% and 66.4% in Training 3.
BACH Members Linda Calvert, Karin Loftin, and Susan Whiting competed at the third show of the 2012 College Station Schooling Show series! Susan Whiting and Diamond Danu were the HDS high point winner for Intro Level Adult Amateur. A big thanks to Joyce Cain, Anne Boyle, PJ Hardin, and Cynthia Werner for volunteering their time to
help the show run smoothly.

College Station Schooling Show Series 2011 Award Results

Intro & GAG - Junior/Young Rider
Alison Smith & Alison’s Texas Hope- Champion

Training Level - Junior/Young Rider
Riley Brown & Jordy - Champion
Kathleen Koenig & Native Texas - Res. Champion

Training Level - Adult Amateur
Karin Loftin & Feragamo - Champion
Roxanne Ellingsworth & Grayson - Res. Champion


Congratulations to Elisha Trombley! BACH received an award from the USDF for having the best newsletter for a GMO with less than 75 members.

Congratulations to competitors at the 2011 SWDC/USDF Region 9 Championships.

Donna Meyer and Elisa’s Star
Third Level Freestyle - 67.667%
SWDC Third Level Frestyle - 60.833% (2nd place)
SWDC Third Level Test 3 Open - 58.59%

Amanda Garrett and Primamor
First Level Test 3 Open - 58.71%

Jinny Johnson and Exclusive Sport
Second Level Test 1 - 62.571% (1st place)
SWDC Second Level Test 3 AA - 58.69%

Elizabeth McIntush and Rebellious Risk
USDF Championship First Level Test 3 JR.YR - 61.29%
First Level Test 3 JR/YR - 62.903% (2nd place)
SWDC First Level Test 3 JR/YR - 61.935%



Laura Welsh competed in the Novice division of the Pine Hill Schooling Horse Trial on March 13. She placed second with Falconwood’s Miss Scarlet and third with Whimsical, with only 0.50 separating the two scores!

Elisha Trombley was talked into showing at the last minute at the ASH Acadiana Hunter/Jumper Show on April 2. She and Ultimate Crane pulled it off and brought home Reserve Champion in the Hopeful Jumper division.

Several BACH members had a great showing at the Topsider Farm Dressage I Show March 27. Karin Loftin and Feragamo earned a 60.833% in Training 1 (open) and a 60% in Training 2 (open). Linda Calvert and Firewheel Juliet earned a 59.583% in Training 1 (AA) and a 58.214% in Training 2 (AA). Jinny Johnson and Exclusive Sport earned a 60.476% in Second 3. In addition, several BACH members volunteered their time to help the show run smoothly: Joyce Cain, Judy Akins, Emily Mullins, Karen Shull, Anne Boyle, and Tammy Swor.


They placed 2nd in Preliminary at the Pine Hill Schooling Horse Trial. They earned an impressive 28.2 in dressage!

Karen Shull also competed two of her horses at the Preliminary Level at the Texas Rose Horse Trials in Tyler, Texas, on February 27-28. Karen and Fernhill Figaro placed 8th, and Karen and Rustic Design placed 11th.


Congratulations to the following BACH members who qualified and competed in the SWDC Championships and HDS Dressage Show held in Houston Oct 29–Nov 2:

Donna Meyer and Elisa’s Star
SWDC First Level Open Championship - 63.947% (fifth place)
First Level Test 4 Open - 67.105% (first place)
SWDC Second Level Open Championship - 62.976% (fifth place)
Second Level Test 4 Open - 61.786% (third place)

Nora Matthews and Mardi Gras
SWDC Prix St. Georges Amateur Championship - 56.25% (sixth place)
Prix St. Georges Amateur - 52.625% (third place)

Amanda Garrett and Jashmir
Intermediare I Open - 57.75% (third place) and 63% (second place)
Intermediare I Freestyle - 62.25% (second place)

Karen Perez and Tapada Interagro
SWDC Training Level Amateur Championship - 60%
Training Level Test 4 Amateur - 63.6% (fourth place)
First Level Test 1 Amateur - 60.667%
First Level Test 4 Open - 57.368%

Amanda Garrett and Freeway 006
Third Level Test 1 Open - 58.718%
Third Level Test 2 Open - 53.59% (sixth place)
Third Level Test 3 Open - 62.093% (fourth place)