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Annabel Revers Wins Great Southwest Equestrian Center Equitation Championship at the Hampton Classic

Brooke Shields poses for a photo-op at the Hampton Classic on 

Grand Prix Sunday

TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Equestrian Georgina Bloomberg at the Resident Magazine Cover Party before The Hampton Classic Grand Prix Sunday

Annabel Revers and Quax - Shawn McMillen Photo

TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with New 12 Reporter Elisa DeStefano and Socialite Colleen Rein at Hampton Classic on Grand Prix Sunday

Following two rounds of competition Saturday at the Hampton Classic, Annabel Revers of Weston, MA, came out on top in the $10,000 Great Southwest Equestrian Center Equitation Championship.

evers received a first-round score of 86 and a second-round score of 97, (from which three points were deducted for time penalties) to finish with an overall total of 180 points. Second place was awarded to Madison Goetzmann of Skaneatles, NY, with a final total of 171.5, and third went to Jordyn Rose Freedman of Longmeadow, MA, just a half point behind with 171.0.

Returning in reverse order of standing following the morning's first round of competition, Revers had the good fortune of riding second-to-last and was able to watch the rest of the riders tackle the course before her turn in the ring.

"After watching the first riders go, we knew the time would be tight so we talked about keeping a really good pace, and not taking too much time around the turns," said Revers. "You had to ride the lines very accurately and you couldn't make up the time in the lines so you had to focus on the turns."

Revers, who is trained by Stacia Madden and has recently started working with Max Amaya, emphasized the plan for the second round was to ride through any mistakes.

"The biggest thing Max emphasized was if we had a small mistake to keep going," explained Revers. "It was a tough course and it would be impossible to do absolutely flawlessly. If something happened you'd just have to keep going and do the best you can. My horse has a very nice canter, he goes at a more forward pace than some others. He's a great jumper - very brave, which was definitely very important jumping onto the bank. The early riders had rails, time faults and refusals. It just emphasized you just had to ride the course; don't worry about making it smooth or look beautiful, just ride the course and get the job done."

Amaya's wisdom comes from experience: "My advice for the second round was stick to the plan, follow every single instinct, but don't overreact. Don't overcorrect. Let the horse jump. Give him a little space, but don't overthink this course."

The $15,000 Carolex Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic was won by Friday's Junior Jumper winner, Daisy Farish with Alberto II. Jordyn Rose Freedman was second with Feeling, and Philip Richter was third with Pistoya.

The $10,000 Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic was won by Katie Tyler, riding Surf de la Cense owned by Barbara Kipihasha. Tyler received the Firefly Trophy, donated by Philip Richter of Turnabout Farm in honor of Christophe de Menil, for the win. Second went to Jazz Johnson Merton with Caliber 9, and third went to Brooke Gunther with Wilford 2.

The Gochman sisters continued their winning ways, taking first and second in the $10,000 Junior Jumper Classic Saturday morning. Mimi took top honors with Avoloma BH while Sophie took second with Carola BH. Coco Fath finished third with Cohbanta.

In the $5,000 Adult Jumper Classic, Lindsey Tomeu took the win with Gold Lux, Sarah Gordon on Bonitha was second and third went to Deborah Perkins with Emerald Grace.

In the $5,000 Children's Jumper Classic, sponsored by the Swan Creek Family Corporation, Hallie Grimes finished on top with Alasca LV Z followed by Sophia Pilla and Betty Boop III in second, and Charlotte Currey with Califa in third.

In the Anne Aspinall hunter ring, Becky Gochman took the championship in the Hunt Ltd. Amateur Owner 36+ hunters, with John Ingram taking the reserve with Cuba.

Gochman, whose teenage daughters were also extremely successful this week at the Classic, admits to "being pretty busy" at the Classic, but having a good time fitting in some riding herself.

"This horse, Catch Me, is amazing," said Gochman. "I call him my magic unicorn. We weren't quite in sync with each other Friday - this is my first time taking him on the grass and I was a little nervous. He is very sensitive so he picked up on that. We were able to make a full comeback today and I'm very proud of him. Our team is amazing and I'm filled with gratitude. Just to ride on this classic green ring of the Hampton Classic - anything that happens is icing on the cake. This is the most beautiful horse show in the country."

Standouts in this very competitive division, Ingram was equally as proud of Cuba, who comes to the Classic having just won the 2017 USHJA International Hunter Derby in Lexington in August.

"Becky rode beautifully and Catch Me was awesome today," said Ingram. "There's no shame in being second with a 90! My mother-in-law, Agneta Currey, is one of the founders of the show, so we make a point of getting up here each year. It's incredibly special. It's a beautiful grass ring, we don't get to ride in many of those anymore. They make a real effort here to make this show lovely and special. It's a great way to wrap up the summer season."

In the GiGi New York Amateur-Owner Hunters, 18-35 years, Peter Lutz and Chablis were awarded the championship, with reserve going to Nikki Diamantis with Cascina.

The Grand Champion Junior Hunter was awarded to Mythical, owned by Gochman Sport Horses and ridden by Sophie Gochman.

Sunday, September 3 is Grand Prix Sunday at the Hampton Classic. The $10,000 Hermès Hunter Classic is the featured competition in the Anne Aspinall ring. Festivities in the Grand Prix Ring begin with the $25,000 Jumping Derby followed by the grand finale -the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix CSI**** Presented by SOVARO®. The winner of the $30,000 LONGINES Rider Challenge will also be presented. Competition starts at 10:00 a.m.

The Classic features over 200 classes in six beautifully manicured show rings; a Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors for shopping, and a wide selection of dining options on the world-class 60-acre showground.

The Hampton Classic is one of the most spectacular equestrian events in the nation and showcases the highest levels of hunter-jumper competition. The world-class event hosts hundreds of top riders and horses from all over the nation and world.

For those who can't make it to the show grounds, complimentary live webcasts of all Grand Prix ring competitions air on the Hampton Classic website, produced by ShowNet. Most of the Classic's other classes are also available on In addition, WVVH-TV, the official Long Island television station of the Hampton Classic, broadcasts up to five hours of competition and highlights each day during the Classic. These broadcasts can also be seen on line at

For complete horse show results and more information on the Hampton Classic Horse Show, please visit the Hampton Classic website at or call (631) 537-3177. Hampton Classic Horse Show, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.

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Resident Magazine Celebrates August Cover Star  Equestrian and 

Philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg

Philanthropists and Equestrian Georgina Bloomberg poses for a photo-op with Son Jasper at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Melissa Kassis, Georgina Bloomberg, her son, Hillary Latos, & Michael Travin pose for a photo- at The Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Avanti Gupta, Georgina Bloomberg pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Lauren Roberts & Melissa Kassis pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg and Son Jasper pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Model Sian Osborne  at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Kenza Salahdine and Eric Andrews poses for a photo-op pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Zach Erdem, Georgina Bloomberg pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op pose for a photo-op at Resident Cover Party in Water Mill, NY

Equestrian and Philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg poses on This month's issue of Resident Magazine.

Resident Magazine’s publisher Michael Travin, associate publisher Melissa Kassis, and editor-in-chief Hillary Latos hosted a party to celebrate Equestrian and Philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg, who is on the cover of Resident Magazine’s August 2017 issue which happens to tie in perfectly with the The Hamptons Classic Event that closes the Summer Season in the Hamptons.

The invitation-only event was held at a private estate in Water Mill, New York on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Attendees included: Georgina Bloomberg, Melissa Kassis, Hillary Latos, Michael Travin, Christine Prydatko, Stacy Rudin, Daniel Lafuente, Victoria Domenico, Don Maslow, Gretchen Matthews, Caitlin Hausser, Andrew Turrin, Michael Gordon, Janna Bullock, Laurie and Michael Gelman, Zach Erdem, Avanti Gupta, Amanda and Anne Hearst, Neal Sadick, and Carlos Arruza Jr.

Resident Magazine offers its readers engaging profiles about people of influence, fashion, art and trends in Manhattan and the Hamptons. At the cover party, the private estate offered guests beautiful scenery, where they enjoyed a selection of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, while celebrating the Resident Magazine August cover star Georgina Bloomberg.

Event sponsors include: Resident Magazine, Simple Vodka, Rosé Piscine, Mint Catering, Longines, Tourneau, Trelliss, Tastings NYC, and Long Island Sports Cars.

Georgina Bloomberg is an accomplished professional show jumper based in New York City, North Salem, NY, and Wellington, Florida. Bloomberg represented the United States Equestrian Team at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, where she earned a Team Bronze medal.

In addition to a successful equestrian career, Bloomberg has co-authored four young adult novels about the equestrian show circuit, The A Circuit, and is well known for her philanthropic efforts, particularly for her extensive animal welfare work and for founding The Rider’s Closet in 2006. In 2016, Georgina had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural season of the Global Champions League in the capacity as both a rider and team owner. Developed by Jan Tops and Frank McCourt, co-owners of the Longines Global Champions Tour, the revolutionary new show jumping format unites squads of five riders over two rounds of 1.55m level competition held on the Friday of each LGCT stage.

Owner of the GCL Team Miami Glory, Georgina, along with an impressive all American-English team line-up including former London Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Brash, Rio Olympic Silver Medalist Kent Farrington, multiple Nation and World Cup US rider Kimberly Prince and Great Britain’s rising U25 star Jessica Mendoza, made their Team debut on the sands of Miami Beach in April 2017.

Current, passionate and informative, Resident Magazine is a digital entity with exclusive print and digital content that embodies the luxury aspirational lifestyle. Resident Magazine resonates with titans of industry, the movers of entertainment and influencers and high net worth individuals who can and do make choices for their travel, dining, cultural and real estate needs. The print edition can be found in NYC, Hamptons, South Florida, and Los Angeles and combined with its online presence and social media outlets, Resident Digital reaches a total of 1.5 million readers and growing.

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