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After the event's postponement in 2020, the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), will take place Oct. 12-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Maryland is well-represented this year with 26 Maryland-breds entered to compete in a variety of disciplines. 

Makeover Class of 2020

Above It All. 2016 bay gelding by Scipion—Underneath It All, by Geri; bred by Richard Blue, Jr.
Owner/Trainer: Sheryl Thornley, amateur from Maryland.
Competing In: Eventing and Competitive Trail.

Ashley Gray. 2016 gray/roan mare by Tritap—Maude Onions, by Two Punch; bred by Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman.
Owner: Amanda; Trainer: Leigh Berman, professional from Pennsylvania.
Competing In: Show Hunters.

Be Back. 2013 dark bay/brown gelding by Not For Love—Let’s Coast, by Cozzene; bred by Lana Wright.
Owner: Morgan Hayden; Team: MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.
Competing In: Dressage and Show Hunters.

Broken Hobbles. 2016 dark bay/brown mare by Seville (GER)—Willi’s Sweet Girl, by Williamstown; bred by Quantum Racing, Inc.
Owner/Trainer: Erin Butler, professional from Indiana.
Competing In: Dressage.

Chief Tarhe. 2014 gray/roan gelding by Old Fashioned—Princess Hillary, by Maria’s Mon; bred by Hickory Ridge Farm.
Owner/Trainer: Amy Smith, amateur from Virginia.
Competing In: Show Hunters.

Crazy Bernice. 2013 bay mare by Outflanker—Smart Gossip, by Smart Strike; bred by Pam Michael.
Owner: Jazz Napravnik; Team: Jazz Napravnik Thoroughbreds.
Competing In: Dressage.

Expedited Vision. 2015 gray/roan gelding by Hansen—Bang Away, by Sky Mesa; bred by Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes.
Owner/Trainer: Valerie Kounelis, Amateur from Maryland.
Competing In: Competitive Trail and Show Hunters.

Grand Teton. 2016 bay gelding by Seville (GER)—Melisma’s Valley, by Peaks and Valleys; bred by Audrey R. Murray.
Owner/Trainer: Louise Atkins, Professional from Pennsylvania.
Competing In: Dressage.

Legend's Hope. 2013 chestnut gelding by Not For Love—Lunar's Legend, by Polish Numbers; bred by Two Legends Farm & David Wade.
Owner: Barbara Horneffer; Trainer: Jazz Napravnik, professional from Maryland.
Competing In: Eventing and Show Jumpers.

Louie Lunchbox. 2014 bay gelding by Cal Nation—Bay Citi Girl, by Citidancer; bred by Country Life Farm.
Owner/Trainer: Lori Ann Archambault, professional from Connecticut.
Competing In: Show Hunters and Show Jumpers.

Makewayforjerry. 2016 gray/roan gelding by Old Fashioned—Ultra Tech, by Maria’s Mon; bred by Alan Stacey Kline.
Owner: Heather Mason; Trainer: Hanna Gavel, amateur from New York.
Competing In: Show Hunters and Dressage.

Peyton Place. 2015 bay gelding by Petionville—Myakka City, by City Place; bred by Mr Armore Stables.
Owner: Christine; Trainer: MAHR Team Peyton Place.
Competing In: Show Jumpers and Dressage.

Phlash Phelps. 2011 bay gelding by Great Notion—Love Me Twice, by Not For Love; bred by Carol A. Kaye.
Owner/Trainer: Sabrina Morris, professional from Maryland.
Competing In: Dressage and Show Jumpers.

Talk Show Man. 2010 bay gelding by Great Notion—Mark Me Special, by Haymaker; bred by Michael J. Harrison DVM.
Owner: Michael Harrison; Trainer: Lindy Gutman, amateur from Maryland.
Competing In: Show Hunters and Field Hunters.

Makeover Class of 2021

Determined Chance. 2017 chestnut gelding by Despite the Odds—Inspired Say Eye, by Two Punch; bred by Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman & R. Larry Johnson.
Owner/Trainer: Julia Jesu, professional from Maryland.
Competing In: Show Hunters and Dressage.

Echo Victory. 2016 bay mare by Seville (GER)—Reel Victory, by Victory Gallop; bred by Cordelia Stables.
Owner/Trainer: Claudia Dollinger, amateur from Pennsylvania.
Competing In: Show Jumpers.

Forthegreatergood. 2015 gray/roan gelding by Scipion—No Peeking, by Langfuhr; bred by Donna Lockard.
Owner: Donna Verrilli; Trainer: Laura Sloan, professional from North Carolina.
Competing In: Field Hunters and Show Jumpers.

Gotta Get Mybirkin. 2018 chestnut mare by Super Ninety Nine—Irish Diva, by Skip Trial; bred by Hope Hill Farm.
Owner: Adrienne Koegel; Trainer: Stephanie Koegel, professional from Maryland.
Competing In: Competitive Trail.

Hezawinnerwithme. 2017 bay gelding by Cal Nation—Level With Me, by Rock Slide; bred by Michael J. Harrison.
Owner: Debra Cogan; Trainer: Change of Pace.
Competing In: Competitive Trail and Freestyle.

Jamakin Me Run. 2017 chestnut gelding by Golden Lad—Becky B, by Leroidesanimaux (BRZ); bred by Edward Krishack.
Owner/Trainer: Samantha Thomas, junior from Massachusetts.
Competing In: Eventing and Show Hunters.

Margie’s Band. 2016 gray/roan mare by Bandbox—Margaret Mary, by Dances With Ravens; bred by Michael Terry Shane.
Owner/Trainer: Katie Purdy, professional from Oregon.
Competing In: Dressage and Show Jumpers.

Parade of Nations. 2014 chestnut gelding by Cal Nation—Parade of Colors, by Leading the Parade; bred by John E. Williamson III.
Owner: Beverly Strauss; Team: MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.
Competing In: Dressage and Competitive Trail.

Punk Rock Princess. 2017 bay mare by Bourbon Courage—My Little Monkey, by Old Trieste; bred by Thomas L. Teal.
Owner/Trainer: Allison O’Dwyer, professional from Maryland.
Competing In: Dressage.

Stolen Love. 2010 chestnut gelding by Not For Love—Thief in Style, by Cat Thief; bred by Classic Thoroughbred XII.
Owner: Sarah Bendyna; Team: Chester Croft.
Competing In: Show Hunters and Show Jumpers.

Unbelievable Story. 2015 chestnut gelding by Narrative (IRE)—Bemusing Tomisue, by Kingmambo; bred by Thoroughbred Horse Breeders, LLC.
Owner/Trainer: Katheryn Hughes, junior from Florida.
Competing In: Eventing and Dressage.

Vee’s Super Star. 2016 dark bay/brown gelding by Super Ninety Nine—Vee Vee Star, by Norquestor; bred by Country Life Farm.
Owner/Trainer: Kimberly Crowell, amateur from Maryland.
Competing In: Dressage and Eventing.

View the full list of Makeover entries here

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