Bob Rose, a longtime Westport resident, and Stepping Stone Farm’s Rocky decisively won the 2018 championship ribbon in the Low Training Jumper division of the Fairfield Westchester Professional Horsemen’s Association.

Rose rode all year to top ribbons at horse shows, to win this coveted award. Bob also won the 2018 Reserve Championship ribbon in the Child / Adult Jumpers division.

Bob took a 35-year hiatus from horse show competition in order to raise a family only to return to his lifelong passion. He is a member of Stepping Stone Farm’s / Starbuck Equestrian’s show team. His trainers throughout the year were Amanda and Juliana Starbuck, Janie Starbuck Weber, Kathy Fogg, and Emma Ryan.