John Pearce and Chianto Carve Out the Win in the $30,000 Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix at Colorado Horse Park
Thursday, June 13 2013 by Editor
Amateur Susan Griffis Edges Out Pearce for Second Place Parker, CO – June 11, 2013 - The Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix Arena was christened on the first week of the Colorado Horse Park’s Summer in the Rockies in a ceremony during the $30,000 Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix. A field of 12 horse and rider combinations accepted the challenge of Hector Loyola’s technical track, but it was Canadian John Pearce who expertly navigated the jump-off round, besting the rest with long-time partner Chianto, owned by Forest View Farm and Allison Moore .
Tuesday, June 19 2012 by Editor
Parker, CO— Summer in the Rockies II kicked off the second week of the Colorado Summer Circuit with a multitude of impressive horses and competitors from around North America. One of the first big classes of the week was the $10,000 Open Welcome Stake held Thursday afternoon. John Pearce & Chianto Danny Foster’s track proved to be a technical one for the riders and horses, but a few particular pairs were able to conquer all of its obstacles. In first place was John Pearce, riding his WEG partner Chianto to the victory. “Today we saw a very challenging course, and it was a long course.