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Perry Takes Inaugural Medal

From September 2001 Issue of Equestrian Magazine:

The 65th Annual Lexington Junior League Horse Show, held at The Red Mile Harness Track in Lexington, KY is the second leg in the "Triple Crown" of events in the Saddlebred world. This year a new jewel was added as the first-ever USA Equestrian Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Championship was awarded to Andrea Perry of Carthage, MO, who trotted into the show ring under bright blue morning skies and left with a title to call her own.

Perry, who was a favorite going into the class, has had a successful career in the Junior Exhibitor Saddle Seat Equitation division and has made a smooth transition into the adult ranks. Under the instruction of Lillian Shively, Perry rode a flawless class with expert rail work and a spotlessly clean pattern.

The championship award presented is a cast resin head study of an American Saddlebred expertly designed by Patricia Crane. The trophy is dedicated to the memory of Maria Knight, former AHSA Judge and respected horsewoman, who passed away last year at the Morgan Grand National Horse Show. Unlike a perpetual award, each year’s winner will take away their individual trophy.

The champion and reserve champion both received coolers as a part of their award provided by Triple Crown Custom and leather halters donated by State Line Tack. Following the championship, a reception was held at The Red Mile Clubhouse where riders and trainers were presented with gifts courtesy of USA Equestrian.

The Adult Amateur Medal is an expansion of the USA Equestrian Medal Program and the Finals will be held annually at the Junior League show. "Thanks to the efforts of many people, this first Adult Medal Championship went very smoothly," said Karen Fish, Assistant Director of Breeds and Western Disciplines for USA Equestrian. "We ended up with seven top riders. It was a beautiful class, held on an ideal day. I couldn’t have asked for more."