Susie Schoellkopf on Equitation Work-offs

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<p> CONGRATULATIONS to Judges Susie <span data-scayt_word="Schoellkopf" data-scaytid="167">Schoellkopf</span> and Brian <span data-scayt_word="Lenehan" data-scaytid="76">Lenehan</span>&nbsp; on their 2014&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="inductions" data-scaytid="237">inductions</span> into the SHOW HUNTER HALL OF FAME... &nbsp;Get to know your judges... SEND US your QUESTIONS... Check out our <strong>Judging Clinic </strong>with Otis Brown, <span data-scaytid="51"><span data-scaytid="1"><span data-scaytid="3"><span data-scaytid="3"><span data-scaytid="3"><span data-scaytid="6" word="Jr"><span data-scaytid="6" word="Jr"><span data-scaytid="5" word="Jr"><span data-scaytid="5" word="Jr"><span data-scaytid="7" word="Jr"><span data-scayt_word="Jr" data-scaytid="2">Jr</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>. and Steve Wall...&nbsp; Watch and learn... Rider JUMPING RELEASE...&nbsp; HUNTER DERBIES...&nbsp; standing up a horse in CONFORMATION... how to be HANDY... BREED preferences, BRAIDING...&nbsp; NOW SHOWING... 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