Langston Pattillo, St. Elmo, Ill., took control on the first day of the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic Challenge Non-Pro go-round with a winning score of 222 points on High Stylin CD, by High Brow CD, and with 220 points on Miss Lacey, by Kit Kat Sugar.

Im Highly Decorated, sired by High Brow CD, and bred and owned by Norda and Jim Berger, Simonton, Tex., scored 221.5 points under Thomas Bray to win the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic Challenge Open Limited championship. My Beach My Wave, the first horse to the herd in the 13-horse finals, and Lonnie Earl, the last to the herd, tied for reserve with 219 points under Dylan Meyer and Troy Riddle, respectively. My Beach My Wave, by Metallic Cat, is owned by Whit and Kim Davis, Millsap, Tex., and Lonnie Earl, by Spots Hot, is owned by Terry Riddle, Foster, Okla.

Cool N Hot and Kobie Wood won the day and the first go-round of the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic Challenge with 224 points on Saturday, the second day of the 24-day Summer Spectacular. Second Spot and Lloyd Cox marked 223 points, the second-highest score of the go-round, while Cox and Blackish claimed 222 points, the third-highest score, which tied Friday’s high-scoring horses Reystylin Smooth, shown by Adan Banuelos, and Sundance Jessie, under John Mitchell.

A Belgian victory in Chantilly is not rare. Nicola Philippaerts, Constant Van Paesschen, Gregory Wathelet and Jérôme Guery have all taken a turn atop the podium. Pieter Devos hadn’t yet, but he’s had no shortage of success in France, already winning twice in Bordeaux. Today, he got to add the Groupama Masters to the list.

Keeping the public glued to their seats until the very end, Grischa Ludwig of Germany laid down an outstanding run riding Coeurs Little Tyke to a 225.5 which slid him straight to the highest step of the podium after Adrienne Speidel of Switzerland and her Arc Walla Smart had set the bar leaving the pen with a 221.5 to beat. Once the curtain fell on the CS Ranch arena, the lady reiner firmly clinched the Silver medal a half-point in front of Italy’s Lorenzo De Simone who settled for the Bronze atop The Cocked Gun.

The SVAG FEI World Championship ‘Queen Team’ from the U.S. not only took the Gold in the World Reining Junior Team Competition, they went on to conquer the three steps of the podium in the Individual Competition which counted 20 finalists.

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