Marty Bauman for PhelpsSports.com
Lake Placid, New York-June 28, 2014–Alexandra Cherubini and Julie Coles won the two sections of the Crowne Plaza Resort NAL & WIHS Adult Jumper Classics, Saturday’s featured events at the 45th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables.
Riding EquiFit Carlos, Cherubini won the 18-40 year-old section over a 36-horse field by riding fault-free over the first-round course designed by Olaf Petersen, Jr. and then completing the jump-off fault-free in 40.913 seconds. Coles topped a 13-horse field in the Over 40-year-old section by riding fault-free over the first-round course and then completing the jump-off fault-free in 43.711 seconds on Midnight Dance.
The NAL (North American League) offers year-long Series in five divisions – Children’s Hunter, Adult Hunter, Children’s Jumper Presented by EquiFit, Adult Jumper presented by SmartPak and Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper. The Series includes classes held at hundreds of horse shows across the United States and Canada. The NAL hosts two year-end finals — National Finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA in October, and West Coast Finals at the Las Vegas National Horse Show in Las Vegas, NV, in November.