Rider Highlights||Watch for us at the Olympics!
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Written by Rachel Northington

July 4, 2021

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Did you know horses have incredible hearing, with the ability to hear the heartbeat of a human from four feet away? In the wild, horses will synchronize their heartbeats to the other horses in the herd in order to sense danger more quickly, and recent studies have shown that they use those tactics in domesticated life as well. When our horses interact with us, they tend to synchronize to our heartbeats, meaning they can sense slight adjustments in our mood. This means when us riders get nervous about something, we inadvertently translate our fears and anxieties onto our horses.

June Happenings!

SynNutra Team Rider Ashlee Bond took Tryon by storm with many top placings, including a big win aboard Donatello 141 in the $37,000 CSI3* Grand Prix, 1st and 2nd place in the CSI3* classes aboard Boheme De Fleyres, 1st on Contefina LVF in the $25,000 Classic, multiple wins for Essy in the 7-year-old division, and many other top placings. We wish Ashlee the best of luck as she travels to Europe to compete and prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Ashlee Bond

SynNutra Team Rider Daniel Bluman took home a big win aboard Cachemire De Braize in the 4* Turtle Creek Casino Grand Prix at Traverse City in Michigan.

Daniel Bluman
Daniel Bluman and Cachemire De Braize

Please help us welcome Roberto Teran Tafur to the SynNutra family! Roberto has 21 years of experience, is a 2015 Pan American Games winner, Double Gold Medalist in the 2016 Central American Games, and the Winner of the 2016 $1 Million Grand Prix in Ocala. Roberto loves SynChill and carries it with him to every competition. He is from Colombia and is happy to call Wellington, Florida his home now. We wish Roberto the best as he travels to Germany, then to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!

Roberto Teran Tafur
Roberto Teran Tafur aboard Dez Ooktoff
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Also competing at Traverse City, SynNutra Team Rider Will Simpson won the $10,000 1.35m class aboard Whoop De Doo and took home 2nd place in the $36,000 Welcome Stake CSI2* aboard Chacco P.

Will Simpson on Whoop De Doo
Will Simpson aboard Whoop De Doo

SynNutra Team rider Hailey Rae Stewart took her horse Cookie to Airdrie for her second show ever and place 2nd cutting.

Hailey Rae Stewart
Hailey Rae Stewart and Cookie to Airdrie

SynNutra Team Rider Michael Tokaruk flew to a 1-2 win, placing first aboard Cupid Shuffle and second aboard new mount Quality Iris in the $25,000 Germantown Charity Grand Prix.

Michael Tokaruk
Michael Tookaruk &Cupid Shuffle

The entire team at SynNutra Sponsored Ridgewater Show Stables are having a wonderful Tryon. Caia Watridge took home a few blue ribbons aboard Iselle and I Fly Blue in the Low Junior Jumper Division and Stephanie King also took home a few blue ribbons herself in the Adult Jumper Division.

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Caia Watridge & I Fly Blue

The team at SynNutra Sponsored Harley Brown Equestrian had a great time showing at Woodside Horsepark with Olivia Brown winning the $3,000 1.30m classic aboard Alex Volpi’s Stratos, and Emma Reichow and Cubiki winning the 1.35m Welcome.

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Emma Reichow and Cubiki

Sean Leckie of Synutra Sponsored Blue Ridge Farms took the win in the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby aboard Watermark at Blenheim EquiSports June Classic.

Sean Leckie
Sean Leckie aborad Watermark

**Find our Promoter and score a free sample!

Be on the lookout for SynNutra Promoter Chrissie Catto at Tryon until July 12. If you would like to meet her and score a free sample, look for the SynNutra banner at the events, reach out to her at chrissie@synnutra.com, or give her a shout at 904-424-0708!

Chrissie Catto

Chrissie Catto

If you’re going to be at The North American Reining Stakes in Virginia, find our promoter Ruth Sorrel for some free swag! She’ll have samples of SynChill and can answer any questions you have about our awesome products. Give her a call at 803-240-3750 or shoot her a message at ruth@synnutra.com

Ruth Sorrel

Ruth Sorrel

We are thrilled to hear that so many of you are enjoying the more conveniently packaged SynChill Daily! Thanks for telling us what you want to see!

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We are working hard on downsizing our SynChill Gel boxes even more and cannot wait for you to see the new package!

As always, please keep those customer testimonials coming! Your success stories totally make our day! It is exactly why we do what we do!

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