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 ©2019 Annabella Sanchez 

ABOUT

  Annabella Sanchez fell in love with horses when she visited her Uncle's Farm for the first time. She became interested in horseback riding and started off at a local barn in Chicago, Illinois. Her showing career then started at local shows such as Ledges and Lamplight. She has now shown all over the country and is one of the top junior riders of the United States.  Currently based out of Chicago, IL and Wellington, FL under the tutelage of Team Welles. 

Accomplishments *not all results

2015-

IHJA Pony Medal Finals Winner (2014)

$2,500 Low Junior/AO Classic at Kentucky Horse Park (1st)

Low Junior/AO Classic at Spring Spectacular III (1st) 

Awarded Low Jr/AO Spring Spectacular III Championship

Low Junior Jumper Classic at 'A Finals (1st)

Awarded IHJA Low Junior Jumper Overall Championship at 'A' Finals  

$10,000 Low Junior Classic at WEF (1st) 

2016-

$1,500 NAL Low Junior Jr/AO Classic at Lamplight (1st & 2nd) x2

$7,500 Cavalor SJHOF High Jr/AO Classic at Chicago Festival of The Horse (1st & 2nd)

Awarded SJHOF Chicago Festival of The Horse Championship (1st & 2nd) 

$10,000 Welcome Stake at Lamplight (5th) 

$25,000 Evergreen Invitational High Junior/AO Hall of Fame Class (2nd and 3rd) 

$10,000 Medium Jr. Jumper Classic at WEF 11 (1st)

Awarded Medium Jr Jumper Division Championship at WEF 11 (1st) 

$1,500 Medium Jr Jumper Class at WEF 12 (1st) 

Awarded Medium Jr Jumper Division Reserve Championship at WEF 12 

 

2017-

Ghodho U25 Jumper Classic at HITS Chicago (1st) x2

$5,000 Johnson Horse Transportation Welcome Stake at HITS Chicago (1st) 

$5,000 SJHOF High Jr. Jumper Classic at HITS Chicago (2nd)

$5,000 CHP Jumper Derby at Colorado Horse Park (1st) ​

$5,000 NAL Low Jr. Classic at Colorado Horse Park (1st) 

Awarded Triple Crown Excellence Award at CHP Summer in The Rockies

Awarded Jumper Derby Best Junior Award at CHP Summer in The Rockies​

Summer in The Rockies V High Jr/AO Class at Colorado Horse Park (1st) ​

$10,000 Summer in The Rockies VI High Jr/AO Classic at Colorado Horse Park (1st) 

Awarded Theraplate Peak Performanc at CHP Summer in The Rockies

$50,000 Purina Grand Prix at HITS Chicago (2nd)

Cavalor SJHOF High Jr/AO Classic at Equifest II (1st) 

IHJA Junior Medal Finals Qualifier (1st) 

IHJA Junior Medal Finals (6th) 

$25,000 Minnesota Harvest Festival Grand Prix (3rd) 

Neue Schule/USEF National Jr Jumper Zone Championship (Prix Des States, 2nd)

$15,000 High Jr/AO Hall of Fame Classic Winner at the CP National Horse Show in KY 

Awarded High Jr/AO HOF Overall Championship at the CP National Horse Show in KY

Awarded Jean Maccoll Hart Perpetual Memorial Trophy at the CP National Horse Show in KY

Named U.S. Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of The Month 

United States Equestrian Federation 1.30/1.35 Junior Ranking List: 1st out of 198 

2018- 

Won the speed & match race at the $75,000 Battle of The Sexes during WEF 1

High Jr Jumper speed during WEF 2 (1st)

$10,000 Medium Jr Jumper Classic during WEF 3 (1st)

Awarded Medium Jr Jumper Division Championship at WEF 3 

$10,000 Medium Jr Jumper Classic during WEF 8 (3rd)

$10,000 Medium Jr Jumper Classic during WEF 10 (1st)

Awarded Medium Jr Jumper Division Championship at WEF 10 

10,000 Medium Jr Jumper Classic during WEF 11 (2nd)

$10,000 Medium Jr Jumper Classic during WEF 12 (1st)

Awarded Medium Jr Jumper Division Championship at WEF 12

Overall 2018 WEF Circuit Champion in the Medium Jr Jumper Division

Qualified for Devon Horse Show High Jr Jumpers with Zanta Fee & Incitatus

Overall Junior Hunter Champion and Classic winner at HITS Chicago Spring Spec 1

Overall Junior Hunter Reserve Champion at HITS Chicago Spring Spec 2

Reserve Champion in the 3'6 Junior Hunters at Summer In The Rockies VI

$80,000 Kubota CHP Grand Prix at Summer In The Rockies VI (6th)

Tied for Champion in the 3'6 Junior Hunters at Summer In The Rockies VII

$100,000 Adequan Grand Prix at Summer In The Rockies VII (4th)

$10,000 SJHOF High Classic at  Summer In The Rockies VII (1st) 

$5,000 Johnson Horse Transportation Welcome Stake at HITS Chicago (1st) 

Pennsylvania National Horse Show Prix Des States Phase II, Round One  (3rd)

Washington International Horse Show High Jr/Ao Speed (4th)

$100,000 USEF U25 National Championship (4th Overall)​

2018 National Reserve Champion in the Medium Junior Jumpers ​

2019-

$10,000 Low Jr Classic during WEF 4 on Wellex Sporthorses' Hallelujah (3rd)

FEI $36,000 3* 1.45m (15th, clear) ​

FEI $134,000 4* SNL CaptiveOne Advisors 1.50 Final (11th in first round (1T, 14th overall)

$72,000 CSI2* Tryon Grand Prix at Tryon Spring 1 (2nd)

6 Year Old Jumper Champion at Tryon Spring 5 

6/7 Year Old Jumper Champion at CHP Summer In The Rockies Wk V

$20,000 Voltaire U25 Prix (1st) 

$80,000 Kubota SIR Colorado Horse Park Grand Prix (6th)

$50,000 Prix de Lamplight (6th) 

$60,000 "The Betsy" Kentucky National Grand Prix (6th) 

DJS 6 Year Old KY National Championship (4th) 

$40,000 3*-W SRJT Welcome (qualified for $135k World Cup)

$60,000 3* Pennsylvania National Horse Show Big Jump (8th)

Standings  *updated every month

 

2018-

National Reserve Champion in the Medium Junior Jumpers: 2nd out of 198

USEF Show Jumping FEI Junior Horse/Rider Ranking List: 4th out of 203

USEF Show Jumping FEI Junior Rider Ranking List: 3rd out of 105

USEF Show Jumping FEI U25 Horse/Rider Ranking List: 25th out of 457

USEF Show Jumping FEI U25 Rider Ranking List: 24th out of 241

2019-

USEF Show Jumping FEI Junior Horse/Rider Ranking List: 5th out of 191

USEF Show Jumping FEI Junior Rider Ranking List: 4th out of 108

USEF Show Jumping FEI U25 Horse/Rider Ranking List: 23rd out of 452

USEF Show Jumping FEI U25 Rider Ranking List: 24th out of 245

Rolex/USEF Showjumping Ranking List: 93rd out of 450