Rascal, a 4-year-old Shetland Sheepdog owned by Bruno Freeman of Bloomingdale, NY, took top honors as “China Dog.” Rascal received 4 scores of a perfect 10 with only one judge giving him an 8.5. Last year, Rascal received the Most Creative Costume award for his costume, “A Salty Dog.” He also won the overall best costume award in 2011 and 2012!
Winston, a 6-year-old Corgi owned by Carolyn Desfor of Elverson, PA, came in second place as “A member of the U.S.A. Bobsled team.” Carolyn is a seasoned competitor in the Doggie Costume Contest, as Winston won in 2008, and her other dog Fluffy took first place last year!
Charlie, a 4-year-old Labrador Retriever owned by Nora Van Veen of Havertown, PA, won the Lulu Perpetual Trophy for the funniest costume as “Robben van Barkie, a Dutch soccer player.”
Honorable Mention was awarded to two residents of Lake Placid! Receiving one Honorable Mention was Sarah and Sophie, owned by Jasmine Bujold, who went as “The Tutu Trio.” The other Honorable Mention went to Scout, an 11-year old English Springer Spaniel, owned by Billy Bellows and walked by Addison Colby. This was Scout’s 10th year competing in the Doggie Costume Contest!
Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.