2021 ASHBA Bill Wise Four-Year-Old Hunter Sweepstakes in St. Louis
Published Date: Sep 15, 2021
The ASHBA Bill Wise Sweepstakes is once again offering the Four-Year-Old Hunter Sweepstakes for American Saddlebred Hunter Country Pleasure horses. We are proud to offer a prize program for one of the fastest-growing divisions on the circuit! This has proved the perfect program to compete with your young Hunter Country Pleasure American Saddlebreds for the past three years.
ASHBA is thankful to all the breeders, trainers and exhibitors who have supported this program and only hope to see it grow in the coming years.
Learn more about the ASHBA Bill Wise Sweepstakes Programs here
Last year’s champion was Dreamacres King Crimson a four-year-old gelding bred, raised, and owned by Dreamacres LLC. He was ridden and trained to victory by Thomas Thorpe of Northern Tradition Farm. Dreamacres King Crimson by Belle Reve’s Renaissance Man out of Callaway’s Queen of Crimson.
Reserve champion was Nirvana’s China Girl a four-year-old mare by Nutcracker Nirvana and out of Callaway’s She Hung The Moon bred, raised, and owned by Shawn Stachowski, trained by Stachowski Farm and ridden in the ASR Sweepstakes by Caitlin Brannon.
Photos courtesy of Howard Schatzberg Photography