Posted by Ann Wilt

So, last Sunday’s morning monsoon may have rained out most of our show day, but we’re all set for day 2.5 of the 2021 Fall Knollwood Show.

Some Updates?

Photo by Hanna Agathen Photography

 

So, while the rain poured down last Sunday morning, our leadliners were able to show in the school barn arena. Judging from the smiling faces, we’d say it was a great success. Thanks to our amazing helpers who created an exciting atmosphere for our youngest show stars.

We’re looking forward to a (fingers crossed) sunny Sunday with a high of 65.

Overflow parking WILL be available in the Kettle Moraine Curling Club lot. Great thanks to our neighbors for helping out.

Our show schedule remains the same as last Sunday:

 

 

We have one group of 9 and 10 year old riders showing at 10:00 AM, and we’d like them at the farm no later than 9:15 AM.

Our maiden riders will start showing at 10:30 AM so we’d like to see them no later than 9:45 AM.

Our 8 and under riders will start showing around 12:30 PM, so we’d like to see them no later than 11:45 AM.

Our 9 and 10 year old riders will show around 3:00 PM, so an arrival time of 2:15 PM is perfect.

 

Allison, our judge who presided over last Saturday’s show will be showing at Mane event this weekend.  Kelsey Nicole Smith has agreed to step in and judge our riders on Sunday.

Kelsey grew up a Knollwood kid, enjoyed a very successful equitation career, culminating with winning the World’s Grand Championship of Saddle Seat Equitation, the only Wisconsinite to ever win the title.

Now a graduate of Arizona State and a working Mom, we look forward to Kelsey sharing her unique perspective and expertise with our young stars.

 

Because of the date shift, we are still looking for some help in the Knockout Village for Sunday. Please sign up here if you can volunteer some time on Sunday.

 

Coming Up?

Mane Event! 

Mane Event starts tomorrow on Springfield, Illinois.  The Midwest’s Fall showcase for grand show horses and the best equitation riders in the land, this show is a favorite of everyone.

The show is being webcast on SeeHorse Video, and you can watch for free here.

 

 

 

Photo by Hanna Agathen Photography

 

Parents’ Academy Meeting

Saturday, November 13 at 7:00 PM

If you’d like to learn more about academy showing for 2022, please attend our informational evening.  We’ll talk about our schedule, lesson and clothing requirements, and the different types of shows.

You’ll be sure learn why we love academy showing so much! Of course, refreshments will be provided.

We’ll host another academy evening in early spring which will be kid friendly with demos.

 

 

 

Turkey Trotters Academy Show

Last chance for entries for the Turkey Trotters Academy Horse Show on Friday, November 19 and Saturday morning November 20.

Our final show of the season is an academy only show with a relaxed atmosphere. Please let your instructor know if you’d like to join us!

 

Holiday Photo Shoots

Hanna will be at the farm on Sunday, November 21, and Sunday November 28 for holiday photo shoots.  You can reserve your spot here!

All proceeds benefit the Knollwood Knockouts.

 

 

 

Knockout Holiday Party and Election

Saturday, December 11 at 6:00 PM

All Knockouts are invited to participate in our annual scavenger hunt, pizza dinner, and election of officers for 2022. You won’t want to miss the fun and the campaign speeches.

If you’re not currently a member, please talk to your instructor to join our award-winning youth group!

 

Whether it's at Mane Event, or in our little outdoor ring, best of luck to everyone showing this weekend.

Photo by Hanna Agathen Photography

 

See you soon at the barn, or at the in-gate!