Rancho Santa Fe resident wins three titles at 2013 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show

Three-time winner Victoria Walz of Rancho Santa Fe. Photo by Howard Schatzberg

Victoria Walz, a Rancho Santa Fe resident, recently competed in the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show held Oct. 11-18 in Oklahoma City. She had practiced hard and had a successful show season this year pre-Grand Nationals. For the World Championship she had set a high goal for herself — to qualify as a finalist in the Morgan Medal Finals. She did that and was the only Junior rider out of 30 national champion competitors that accomplish such a feat. By the final rounds, as the ninth day event unfolded, Victoria won a World Championship title. But she wasn’t finished! The last day this talented young lady was focused and at the top of her game. Victoria won two more World Champion titles. She not only won in the saddle seat style but also a title in the Western seat discipline.

Victoria is proud to have represented her home town of Rancho Santa Fe and her state of California against riders from all over the United States. Victoria is a high school student at the Grauer School and trains in Bonsall, Calif., with Lawson Creek Farm (trainers are Anne D. Judd and Adam Sherman). Her two winning Morgans are MCH Remington and Sarde’s Sinful.