Ava Hartman and Impression Take on WEC Ocala

Ava Hartman & Impression after the WEC 3′ JR/AM Hunter Derby

Ocala, FL – January 22, 2023 – Ava Hartman’s and Impression’s first time together at beautiful WEC Ocala for the for the 2023 WEC Ocala Winter Spectacular III was full of fun and success. Starting things off on Friday afternoon, the pair rode in the WEC 3′ JR/AM Hunter Derby. In a class of 59 riders, Ava and Impression (Poe) ended the first round sitting in 3rd place overall with a score of 89 (tying their highest derby score ever). They put in a superb round in the handy call-back for a score of 88. Their overall score of 177 put them in 4th placed overall (videos of the derby rounds are located below).

In the 3’6″ Large Junior Hunter Division, Ava and Poe finished Saturday with over fences rounds of 3rd Place and 1st place and they finished 6th in the hack. Their first place ride, which was scored an 85, was also their first classic round ride. On Sunday, Ava and Poe finished the first over fences ride with a 2nd place ribbon. They followed up with an 85 in the Handy Round for another blue ribbon. At the end of an extremely competitive division, Ava and Poe finished as Reserve Champions.

Ava Hartman, Quinn Larimer and Impression at WEC Ocala

Ava and Poe finished the weekend with their second Classic Round ride scoring another 85 for an overall 170 points. Their 170 points was good enough for 3rd Place in the Junior Hunter 3’6″ Classic.

Ava Hartman & Impression – Derby Round 1 (Score 89)
Ava Hartman & Impression – Derby Round Two (score 88)