Bob Rose, a longtime Westport resident, and Starbuck Equestrian’s Black Gold won the 2015 Championship ribbon in the Adult Modified Hunter division of the Fairfield Westchester Professional Association.

Rose rode all year to top ribbons at horse shows and also won the 2015 Reserve Champion Ribbon in the Low Hunter division.

Bob took a 35-year hiatus from horse show competition in order to raise a family and recently came back to the sport. He previously rode with Wayne Carroll and is now a member of Starbuck Equestrian's show team.