SAFE Show Champions Alana Boehm, Sami Yoder, and Kamie McDowell, with their coach Jerry Pelikan

The 11th annual SAFE Benefit Horse Show, which took place this past weekend, was an incredible success, and possibly the best show that we’ve ever put on. We are so grateful to everyone who came out to the show and made it so much fun. Everyone who participated was a winner, but here are the champions of this year’s show:

Grand Champion, presented by Hearts of Bold, Sunny & Shasta, and Arabians Rule
Kirstin Foster and Quincy’s Rebel Cody

Reserve Champion, presented by Rainland Farm Equine Clinic
Samantha Yoder and KA Emiras Gold

Champion Rescue Horse, presented by Eve Tai, in honor of America’s wild horses
Lorenzo (aka SAFE Bucky B Lucky) ridden by Ruth Jelinek

Champion Senior Horse, presented by Sweeney Road Old Horse Retirement Home, in memory of the much loved Nona Lisa
Kirstin Foster and Quincy’s Rebel Cody

Champion SAFE Alumni Horse, presented by Sunny & Shasta’s Mini-Syndicate
Lorenzo (aka SAFE Bucky B Lucky) ridden by Ruth Jelinek

English Rider, 12 & Under, presented by The Whole Pet Shop
Samantha Yoder and KA Emiras Gold

English Rider, 13-17, presented by Lake Washington Saddle Club
Kiera Forgrieve and Oasis

English Rider, 18-39, presented by The Gift Horse Saddlery
Louise Doerrer and Kiss This Miss

English Rider, 40 & Over, presented by Equicube LLC
Sara Davis and Mustang Brady

Novice English Rider, presented by Alicia Brattin
Alise Walters and Jasmine

Western Rider, 12 & Under, presented by Country Farm & Feed
Samantha Yoder and KA Emiras Gold

Western Rider, 13-17, presented by Leslie Norton, CFP®
Kaylee Kennedy and Grand Slam Sam

Western Rider, 18-39, presented by Bothell Feed Center
Alana Boehm and Ima Good Ridder

Western Rider, 40 & Over, presented by Caren McMillan
Kamie McDowell and Toby

Novice Western Rider, presented by Alicia Brattin
Tina Trussell and Smooth Driftin Grace
2nd place: Madalyn Brown and A Drop of Jupiter

Dressage, Intro High Scorepresented by Pacific Moon Dressage
Meaghan Valenti and Berry

Dressage, Training High Score, presented by Lake Washington Saddle Club
Jenn Hermsmeier and Ben

Dressage, First Level High Score, presented by Mindful Healing Vet Care
Helga Roberts and Bella

Dressage, Second & Up High Score, presented by Island Equine Massage LLC
Cyarah Sell and Roxie

Western Dressage High Score, presented by Stella + Dot, stylists Tracy Farnham and Jenae Stout
Sarah Stevens and Dash for Cash

Champion Trot Pole Hunter, presented by White Trifolium Designs and The Beaded Dog and Pony
Tory Silvernail and In The Moment

Champion Cross Rail Hunter, presented by the riders of Stoneridge Equestrians, in honor of coach Daria Nordness

Emily Ringness and In Disguise

Champion 2′ Hunter, presented by Orion Equestrian
Haley Reed and Wallace