Equestrian Vahdat

Danielle Vahdat of Los Altos Hills rides her horse, Gernice Van De Postbaan, at the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s Junior/Amateur Jumper National Championships.

Teen Danielle Vahdat of Los Altos Hills earned the Champion title and the Leading Owner award at the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s Junior/Amateur Jumper National Championships last month in Las Vegas.

Riding her own 10-year-old gelding – named Gernice Van De Postbaan – Vahdat won the $10,000 1.35m Junior/Amateur Jumper Grand Prix and also took third in the $1,000 1.30m Junior/Amateur Jumper Speed.

Vahdat’s trainer, Guy Thomas, received the Leading Trainer recognition.