February 2017 - San Fernando Valley Hunter Jumper Association Awards Banquet
Written by photos by Kristin Lee Photography
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 18:51
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photos by Kristin Lee Photography

The SFHJA held this year’s annual awards gala at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles on Jan. 14. The association’s popular and long-standing tradition awards high-point riders a portrait of their horse by renowned California artist Pamela Wildermuth, and the evening was filled with fun presentations, other beautiful awards and visits to some of the Autry Museum’s galleries.

Kaitlyn Tunick Champion in the “B” Low Childrens/AA Hunters and Equitation Divisions.

(l-r) Chad Mahaffey, SFHJA Board Member and Champion of both “A” and “B” Divisions’ High Performance Rider Awards, with “B” Division Reserve, Kim Tasker of Rainbow Canyon Ranch with SFHJA Board Members Lisa Winn and President Kathleen Busfield.

(l-r) 36 and Over High Point Division winners Reserve, Dana Clarke; Julie Connor-Daniels and her student, Champion, Megan Gore. Megan also won the SFHJA Sportsmanship award.

(l-r) Claire Sears, Reserve and Jaime Krupnick, Champion of the “A” Adult Amateur Division, with SFHJA Pres., Kathleen Busfield.

Julia Rossow, High Point 18-35 Division winner and most wins of the night, Now turning pro and working with Chad Mahaffey stables.

Alexanda Fisher, Champion in both the Cross Rail and Rusty Stirrup Divisions.