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Serenity Farm Show Stables Achieves Remarkable Success at WEC Ocala Summer IV and V

Serenity Farm Show Stables is proud to share the outstanding performance of our clients at the World Equestrian Center Ocala's Summer IV and V horse shows. Over the course of two weeks, our talented equestrians showcased their skills and achieved exceptional results across various rings.


Sadie Remington, riding her two horses, demonstrated talent with the APG Stables Gringo in the Children's Jumpers. Earlier in the week Boy Adrian Van Gelderen rode Gringo to the blue ribbon in the 1.20 Speed class and picked up the Reserve Championship. Their performance earned them fantastic ribbons in both weeks, winning the classic the second week to secure Reserve Champion. Additionally, Sadie and her own Tom Sawyer jumped to the blue ribbon in multiple equitation classes, including the THIS Medal and the USHJA Jumping Seat Medal. In the highly competitive $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Jr/Am, Sadie and Tom achieved a commendable twelfth-place finish.


Sadie Remington and Gringo

Equitation superstar Sophia Bruny, riding Shakiro, once again proved her prowess by winning the USEF Talent Search. Sophia and Shakiro also delivered excellent rides in the Performance Hunters, as well as securing impressive ribbons in the $10,000 WEC Hunter Derby during both weeks. In the jumper ring, Sophia piloted Halifax Van De Conynenberg to excellent trips in the 1.20m Jumpers along with a 4th place finish on Mochito V/D Mishagen in the Medium Jr Jumpers.


Sophia Bruny and Mochito V/D Mishagen

Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography


Caroline Ravenel, one of our talented adult amateurs, earned great ribbons in the Adult Amateur Jumpers aboard her three horses, Crescenda Z, Grandy De Laubry, and K-Tanagra. Caroline also secured second place in the 1.10m Jumpers with Crescenda Z and second in the 1.20m Jumpers with Grandy De Laubry. Adding to the success, K-Tanagra, Caroline's newest horse, impressed under the guidance of Kelli Cruciotti-Vanderveen, finishing 6th in a very competitive 1.30 Speed class.


Ariel Walker and Cincinatti

Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography


Ariel Walker and Lynn Yoos joined us in the jumper ring, where both riders earned noteworthy ribbons in the .65m and .80m Jumpers. Both riders making their show debut with team serenity really impressed with their performances each week!

Lynn Yoos and Fernhill Kudos


In the Low Adult Hunters, Rachelle Goebel and J'adore put in excellent rides throughout the two weeks. In the first week, the pair achieved multiple second-place ribbons, including a notable performance in the $1500 Low Adult Hunter Classic. Continuing their consistent performance, Rachelle and J'adore also clinched a victory over fences the following week. Earlier in the week J’adore also finished with top ribbons in WEC 2’6 Division with Boy Adrian Van Gelderen in the irons.

Rachelle Goebel and J'adore

Jamie Buis and her two wonderful horses Killossery Karma and Elastique HST made their mark on the Low Jr/ AO division with a second and fourth place finish both weeks of showing! Kelli piloted Killossery Karma earlier in the week to win the 1.20 Power & Speed and claim the Reserve Championship of the division.

Julia Stephens and Quality Boy Z

Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography


Julia Stephens and Quality Boy Z really impressed the two weeks of competition. The pair jumped two fault free rounds in the Low JR/ AO division week 1 and then stepped up to their Medium AO debut week 2. We are so proud of the progress this pair has made!


Kelsey Cruciotti and Keniki took the High amateur division by storm by claiming the top honors in the $10,000 High Jr/ AO Jumper Classic on Sunday. She also finished in the ribbons on her other mounts Vermont ODF, Disney and Gaelic in their respective divisions.

Kelsey Cruciotti and Keniki


In a whirlwind of two weeks, Kelli Cruciotti-Vanderveen jumped to incredible back-to-back wins aboard the young hunter mare, APG Livory. The pair earned the championship title in the Green Hunter 3'3"-3'6" division for two consecutive weeks, taking home a plethora of blue ribbons. APG Livory also emerged triumphant in the $1000 USHJA Green Hunter Incentive, finishing as runners-up in the following week.

The crowning achievement came as APG Livory triumphed in the $10,000 USHJA National 3' Hunter Derby both weeks of competition. We are so incredibly proud of this young horse’s development and look forward to her continued success.

Kelli Cruciotti-Vanderveen and APG Livory

Photo: Andrew Ryback Photography


Serenity Farm Show Stables extends its gratitude to our valued clients and dedicated staff for their unwavering commitment and outstanding performance during the WEC Ocala Summer IV and V horse shows

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