Big Day For Lillie Keenan
North Salem, NYâMay 12, 2012âThe inaugural Equitation Challenge took place amid much anticipation and fanfare at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows. Fifteen year old Lillie Keenan, New York, NY, and Chansonette Farmâs Monterrey were the shining stars and galloped away with the top prize.
Style maven Martha Stewart looked on as the youngsters showed off their grace and ability. The Grand Prix field would take its toll on some exhibitors, with quite a few refusals on course, but those who navigated it did so with aplomb.
The class was contested over both man-made and natural obstacles, including water, ditches and a grob, and at a speed of 400 meters per minute. A starting field of 28 junior and young riders tried their hand in the