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Contents August 2011 34 20 Region 9

2011 Leading Juvenile Sires 2011 Region 9 Championships by Linda White

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English—Prospects, Park Horses And Pads

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The Thrill Of A National Championship by Kara Larson

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Arabian Horse Photographers In Focus—Brandy Johnson by Mary Kirkman

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Leaders Of The Times—Strawberry Banks Farm by Colleen Scott

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Allfired Upp (1988-2011) by Mary Kirkman

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Trainer Confidential—Tales From The Equestrian Underbelly by Mary Trowbridge

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On The COver:

Voodoo Child (Baske Afire x Only Girl In Town), with owner Brooksley Sheehe, Annabrooke Palms Arabians.

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Comments From The Editor

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Knowing Your Horse by Tommy Garland

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A Leg Up by Heather Smith Thomas

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Calendar Of Events

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Looking Ahead

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Index Of Advertisers


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Publisher Lara Ames Editor Kevin Ludden Contributing Writers Linda White Mary Kirkman Colleen Scott Advertising Account Executive John Diedrich Production Manager Jody Thompson Senior Designer Marketing Director Wayne Anderson Graphic Designers Tony Ferguson Tammi Stoffel Lead Website Designer Jennifer Peña Website Designer Leah Matzke Editorial Coordinator Proofreader Charlene Deyle Office Manager Circulation Robin Matejcek Accounts Receivable Circulation Editorial Assistant Karen Fell Operations/Interactive Manager Barbara Lee © Copyright AHT, Inc. dba Arabian Horse Times. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Articles or opinions published by the AHT, Inc. dba Arabian Horse Times are not necessarily the expressed views of the AHT, Inc. dba Arabian Horse Times. AHT, Inc. dba Arabian Horse Times is not responsible for the accuracy of advertising content or manipulation of images that are provided by the advertiser. ARABIAN HORSE TIMES (ISSN 0279-8125) Volume 42, No. 3, is published monthly by AHT, Inc. dba Arabian Horse Times, 299 Johnson Ave., Suite 150, Waseca, Minnesota 56093. Periodical postage paid at Waseca, Minnesota 56093 and at additional entry offices. Single copies in U.S. and Canada $7.50. Subscription in U.S. $40 per year, $65 two years, $90 three years. Canada $65 one year, $125 two years, $170 three years, U.S. funds. Foreign Subscriptions: $95 one year, $185 two years, $280 three years, payable in advance, U.S. funds. Sorry, no refunds on subscription orders. For subscription and change of address, please send old address as printed on last label. Please allow four to six weeks for your first subscription to be shipped. Occasionally ARABIAN HORSE TIMES makes its mailing list available to other organizations. If you prefer not to receive these mailings, please write to ARABIAN HORSE TIMES, Editorial Offices, 299 Johnson Ave., Suite 150, Waseca, MN 56093. The publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts or photographic materials. Printed in U.S.A. • POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the ARABIAN HORSE TIMES, 299 Johnson Ave., Suite 150, Waseca, MN 56093. For subscription information, call 1-800-AHTIMES (in the U.S.A.) or 507-835-3204 (for outside of the U.S.A.) Arabian Horse Times • 299 Johnson Ave., Suite 150, Waseca, MN 56093 • Tel: (507) 835-3204 • Fax: (507) 835-5138 1-800-AHTIMES • www.ahtimes.com

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Comments From The Editor Word-Of-Mouth On our everyday travels throughout our communities, we often find ourselves in situations where “small talk” is simply unavoidable. We are cornered by a stranger at a party or bump into another parent at a sporting event. For some of us the opening line might be, “What position does your kid play?” For me, another and more frequently asked question is “What do you do?” I respond, ‘Well, I edit an Arabian horse magazine.’ After that, I am greeted by either a blank look or follow-up questions like “What are Arabians like?” or “Do you have to be rich to own one?” Or, “I saw The Black Stallion when I was a child.” It’s up to me to steer the conversation, and if I want to do a little PR, it is a perfect opportunity. Yet, I am a product of my early environment, and the East Coast frowned on giving up too much too soon in any conversation. So, the other day at a baseball game, it occurred to me that I might step up my act a little bit. I was meeting a lot of different people, and they all seemed to want to know what I did for a living and what that exactly entailed. Usually, I reply with whatever comes most quickly to mind, which can be anything from a description of an Arabian I just saw or a particularly inspiring horseman or horsewoman I met while overseeing a story. Sometimes chats like that go nowhere; we’re just a couple of people passing the time. But think about it: nearly every time we talk about Arabian horses, we have a chance to promote the breed. New owners can come from anywhere—and even if the person you’re talking to never decides to get into horses, what’s to say he doesn’t have a friend or neighbor who might? We all talk about how to best promote the Arabian breed. Are we overlooking what is cheapest and easiest, and just might be most effective? What beats word-of-mouth?

Kevin N. Ludden Editor


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Using today’s quality bloodlines for tomorrow’s strongest English Pleasure contenders

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Baske Afire Revue SMP 2011 Reserve Champion AEPA Buckeye Yearling In-hand English Futurity

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A Love Supreme and her 2011 Colt Supreme sensation SMP

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WINNER - MSU Afire Blazon

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WINNER - Glacier Fire

WINNER - Read All About It

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Pistolero PF Bay Arabian Gelding 4/3/2007 Baske Afire x VTM Pistachia

noBle dynasty PF Chestnut Arabian Colt 5/14/2009 MHR Nobility x A Blessing (Afire Bey V x Mac Baske - full sister to Baske Afire)

Cant Controller PF Chestnut H/A Mare 4/1/2007 Baske Afire x Shes A High Roller

invinCiBility PF Chestnut Arabian Colt 6/8/2009 MHR Nobility x A Blessing (Afire Bey V x Mac Baske - full sister to Baske Afire)

JB Fevered PitCh Bay H/A Mare 4/11/2008 Baske Afire x Callaways Carioca

Great and noBle PF Chestnut Arabian Colt 3/28/2010 MHR Nobility x HF Luck Bea Lady (Baske Afire x Play Annies Song, dam of HF Mister Chips)

roCk n roller PF Bay H/A Gelding 4/24/2008 Baske Afire x She’s A High Roller Mean MaChine PF Chestnut H/A Gelding 5/1/2008 Baske Afire x Lady Machine CenterFold sue PF Bay H/A Mare 5/17/2008 Baske Afire x Sue Ebony

MarChinG orders PF Chestnut Arabian Colt 5/11/2010 Mamage x Catt (JA Magnificat x DG Serinett, by Serinask) toMMy BahaMa PF Bay Arabian Colt 2/25/2010 Vegaz x A Blessing (Afire Bey V x Mac Baske - full sister to Baske Afire)

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NOBLE QWEST (IXL Noble Express x Quintara Afire) 2008 Bay Gelding

GINO AFIRE (Afire Bey V x HL Glitter NGold) 2008 Bay Gelding

NOBLE REVOLUTION (IXL Noble Express x Radiant Afire) 2007 Bay Stallion

ERIKA AFIRE (Afire Bey V x Ebony & Pearls) 2008 Bay Filly

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National Reserve Champion Afire Bey V x Kaz Baskteena

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Some of the greatest Park horses of the past want to know ‌ Huckleberry Bey AA Apollo Bey 2-Time Reserve National Champion PARK HORSE

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After numerous National and Reserve National Championships in HA Hunter Pleasure, we welcome “Eddie” to the Ladies English Side Saddle division! Already a Regional Champion in Side Saddle, here’s to many more years of continued success~


APA Ajman Moniscione | Adoniis Amber Rose 2011 Chestnut Filly

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OPEN HOUSE 2011 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH 12 NOON - 4 PM RAIN OR SHINE CELEBRATING THE EXTRAORDINARY BEAUTY, ATHLETICISM & VERSATILITY OF THE ARABIAN HORSE

Please join us for food, fun and fabulous horses! Marshall & Rae Paige Schwarz Owners Bill Bohl Farm Manager/Trainer Bob Churton Trainer 345 Sharon Road Lakeville, CT 06039 860-435-2571 info@quarryhillfarm.com www.quarryhillfarm.com

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 12 NOON

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Foundation Mare ESPECIALLEY (Tempter by Cognac x Elegant Crystal by *Aladdinn) Full sister to Multi-National Champion Mare ERICCA

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2011 Leading JuveniLe SireS

2011 Leading Juveniles sires The following list consists of living purebred stallions, 8 years old and younger, who have no fewer than 30 registered purebred get as of July 1, 2011. Provided by AHA.

# Foals 106 71 65 60 57 53 52 47 44 44 44 37 36 35 34 34 34 34 32 31

stallion Justify Eden C Marhaabah NYN Hisani Stival Vegaz A Jakarta Ever After NA QR Marc Bellagio RCA Aria Impresario Bel Aire V Fausto CRH A Noble Cause Equifor Marwan Al Magnifficoo KM Bugatti Adoniis Marajj HDC Ibn Gazalalshaqab

Dob 4/14/03 (8) 3/29/05 (6) 3/01/04 (7) 4/22/04 (7) 4/25/06 (5) 7/05/03 (7) 3/12/04 (7) 3/05/05 (6) 2/28/05 (6) 3/04/03 (8) 4/16/06 (5) 3/20/03 (8) 3/20/03 (8) 5/11/03 (8) 2/27/03 (8) 4/01/06 (5) 4/22/05 (6) 5/02/03 (8) 3/29/04 (7) 2/12/04 (7)

While a successful Arabian breeding program requires both excellent stallions and outstanding mares, there is no doubt that stallions get more than their share of the limelight when their foals score in the show ring. of course, they also endure more public criticism when those young contenders don’t meet their breeders’ expectations, and these days, breeders make thumbs up/thumbs down decisions earlier in a young stallion’s career than ever before. To excel, it has become vital that a potential breeding superstar demonstrate his ability as a sire as quickly as possible. 34 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

sire x Dam Magnum Psyche x S Justadream Enzo x Silken Sable Marwan Al Shaqab x Shalina El Jamaal Marwan Al Shaqab x NYN Imara Versace Gazal Al Shaqab x Paloma De Jamaal Apollopalooza x SMS Forever Bay Jullyen El Jamaal x Gai Schara Sir Fames HBV x Entaicyng NA Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams Alixir x Rhapsody In Black Marwan Al Shaqab x GC Echlectica Baske Afire x Balquelotta V Magnum Psyche x FHF Xantal IXL Noble Express x Sweet Summer Fire Gazal Al Shaqab x Eqviria Marwan Al Shaqab x Pacific Echo Versace x Sanegors Lady D Baske Afire x Coladina Marwan Al Shaqab x RGA Kouress Gazal Al Shaqab x Emiria

How do horsemen see that their young sires get all the support they need to prove themselves? Arabian Horse Times went to the owners of three of today’s top juvenile sires to find out. We asked what was most important in ensuring a young stallion’s success, how they attracted the best mares, and what they thought was the most critical factor in transforming their stallion’s early excellence into lifelong influence in the Arabian breed. Here is what they said.


2011 Leading JuveniLe SireS

“With his oldest foal crop now 5 years of age, Justify is proving his versatility as a breeding stallion with winners in the country, hunter, western, and halter divisions,” says tammy Corning. “His beauty, length of neck, substance, and height have passed on well through these foals. We’re very happy with the direction he’s heading as a breeding stallion.

Justify

“We promoted him a lot when he was younger as a halter and breeding stallion, and we’ve been lucky to breed a lot of great mares to him,” she continues. “But this year, we decided to have him start western pleasure, which he seems to really like. so, with this new job and the performance foals he’s produced in the past, we’re hoping that people start to see him as a performance breeding stallion as well.” there is another important asset, she points out. “all the Justify babies we’ve been around have been exceptionally good minded and easy to get along with. When we’ve worked with them at home, they have been troublefree foals, and other owners are just shocked at how well behaved they are.” “the fact that he can produce western, country, and halter horses is great,” adds sienna snell. “those are the classes I love to show in, and producing foals in all disciplines says a lot about Justify’s abilities and future as a breeding stallion.”

Magnum Psyche x S Justadream

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“A Jakarta is a stallion with attitude, lots of charisma, and motion,” says Aude espourteille. “He adds beautiful bodies, tail sets, straight legs, and a clean throatlatch with upright necks. His foals have also shown gorgeous eyes and expressional faces.”

A Jakarta

espourteille speaks from long experience when honoring the role of a stallion’s mares. “it is imperative to have top quality mares with pedigrees that are consistent in producing outstanding foals! For instance, we show A Jakarta foals at scottsdale, regional, and international competitions so breeders can see what he can produce. We have come to find breeders from all over the world breeding their best mares to him. everyone loves a winner! “His foals have had incredible success in the show ring. many of them have won at scottsdale and the regional level, and have been U.s national top ten and champion. now there are foals in the U.K., China, and soon Australia and brazil to continue his influence worldwide. “stallions need the best mares to be successful in the breeding barn. They need to be able to produce not only for shows, but for those who love to have an Arabian horse as well. The aspect of attitude is incredibly important, and then comes correct conformation, of course! A team of many makes a stallion successful—the owners, breeders, trainers, veterinarians, farriers, and everyone else involved. All of the support has been a vital part of A Jakarta’s success!”

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Jullyen El Jamaal x Gai Schara

Aude Espourteille Deor Farms Butte Falls, Ore.


2011 Leading JuveniLe SireS

Ever After NA

“Winning and advertising are part of becoming a respected stallion, but ultimately, people breed to a stallion based on how he produces,” says Bob North. “Ever after Na is relatively young, but he’s already proven himself as a producing stallion. He’s bred 75 mares, and the foal crops have been very successful in the show ring. this ability to produce winners will set him up for his future as a successful sire. “If you look at the history of great stallions— Padrons Psyche, Magnum Psyche, Bey shah, the icons of the breeding industry—they were all great producers. a stallion’s success is determined by quality of get, and if the quality is high, naturally the stallion will become more popular.

Sir Fames HBV x Entaicyng NA

“type has become so important in the show industry today. the demand for it is all over the world, and with this demand, a stallion has to be able to turn out typey foals. this is where a lot of stallions fall to the wayside. Ever after Na is one of the stallions who can produce this type, thus making his foals more successful in the show ring.” n

Robert North North Arabians Ramona, Calif.

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2011 Fillies

• Angel Eyes TM Magnum Psyche x Ames Mirage

Full sibling to National Champion Ames Charisma Owned by: Mr. & Mrs. Bedeker, Mr. & Mrs. Grossman, Mr. & Mrs. Morse and Mr. & Mrs. Marino

• A Noble Cause x HV Trinidoll • Afires Vision x Appolonia • Brass x Afire Inmy Eyes

Full sibling to Ames Mirage

• Colonels Smoking Gun x Minding Ps And Qs • HH Maxemus x Fyre In The Skye • HH Maxemus x Minding Ps And Qs • HH Maxemus x Jaborrs Lita • HH Maxemus x Little Alice Rose • SHF Encore x CRF Brass Lady

Brass x Afire Inmy Eyes Angel Eyes TM

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2011 Colts

• J Ames Bond MPA Giovanni x Ames Mirage

Owned by: Larry Jerome & Dick Ames

• A Noble Cause x HL Trilogy • Brass x Afire Inmy Eyes

Full sibling to Ames Mirage

• Magnum Psyche x CRF Brianna • Mostly Padron x G Kallora • SHF Encore x Indelibles First Lady • SHF Encore x KCF Gunning For Roses • SHF Encore x Toi Jabaska

Brass x Afire Inmy Eyes

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Lavish Tease RH

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Region 10 Reserve Champion Arabian Mare Winning Career in Hunter Pleasure No crosses to Magnum, Marwan, or Ali Jamaal

Hoop Dance

(JDM Raindance+// x Karma Ridge Hoop Dreams, by Harlem Globetrotter) 5 Years Old, AHA Sweepstakes

Canadian National Top Ten HA/AA Mare Saddle/Pleasure Type Canadian National Top Ten HA/AA Country Pleasure Junior Horse Region 10 Unanimous Champion HA/AA Mare Saddle/Pleasure Type Region 10 Top Five HA/AA Country Pleasure Junior Horse Fantastic amateur or youth horse— Uncomplicated, cheerful and solid, broke to drive.

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Brazilian breeders invite you to enjoy.

The Helvetia Riding Center is located 20 minutes from Campinas, 45 minutes from the capital, Sao Paulo, and 5 minutes from Viracopos International Airport. Hotels and several tour options for visitors, including shopping malls, outlets, amusement and water parks such as Hopi Hari and Wet’n Wild are close by. 44 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes


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USA: TIME TO GO TRAVEL tammio@earthlink.net 763-323-8549

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Presenting

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& Stanley White Jr.

Region 9 A visit to

is not complete without a visit to

Owners: Kathy & Stanley White Jr. Trainer: Stanley White Jr. 627 Harpole Road, Box 309 Argyle, Texas 76226 Tel: 940-240-1004 E-mail: swhite@wrfarms.com


MHR Nobility IXL Noble Express RY Fire Ghazi Noble Renaissance Afire Bey V Radiant Afire (*full sister to Rumina Afire) HL Raisa


Vanity Fheir & Andy Dearing

MD Heir Tofame+// x Sabers Impression

Afire Starr & Andy Dearing Afire Bey V x Starr Llight

Dearing Farms

IXL Noble Express+ x Radiant Afire

Where Molding Champions Is A Craft

Noble Renaissance & Lea Dearing

28329 FM 429, Terrell, Texas 75161 • Farm: 972-524-1338 • Andy’s Cell: 214-908-7331 • E-mail: aldearing@hotmail.com


Colonial Wood training Center diversity is our strength. integrity is our promise.

Call today to sChedule a Visit!

Specializing in Amateur, Youth, Open, Junior Horses, Western, Hunter, English, Harness, and Sale Horses.

Josh & Jennifer Quintus 8762 FM 455 E Pilot Point, TX 76258

940-686-5141 colonialwood@gmail.com www.colonialwood.com


Multi-National Champion VALLEJO CYLEBRITY+/ U.S. National Working Cow Horse Open with Kathie Hart & AOTR with Audrey Hart

Generations of breeding and showing the strongest show horses ...

... of the day! 2011 Region 1 & Region 7 Champion D E LW O O D S J U D E – U.S. National H/A Reining Futurities with Crystal McNutt & AOTR with Audrey Hart

Multi-Regional Champion & National Top Ten TR COCKADOODLEDOO —U.S. National H/A Reining Open with Crystal McNutt & AOTR with Kathie Hart

Kathie & Audrey Hart 55615 East 260 Road, Afton, Oklahoma 74331 918 633 3535 • katharyn.hart@gmail.com

Contact us for information on top prospects available for purchase. Congratulations to Kim Jenker on the purchase of her next superstar, Vallejo Moon Boots!

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Oak Haven Arabians

Leading aspects of the Arabian business today are in the training, breeding, and marketing of the Arabian horse. Over the past 30 years, Oak Haven Arabians has capitalized on these three areas with fervor, earning a sound reputation as an established full-service farm. Trainers Blake and Jason Krohn have consistently created National Champions from the ground up, ensuring an experience that is capable of serving any situation. Through accommodation, hard work, and success, Oak Haven speaks for itself as a farm that is worth your attention. Please call to schedule a visit—we look forward to hearing from you!

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17645 C.R. 4104, Lindale, TX 75771 • (903) 882-5205 barn • (903) 882-1400 fax

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Nobilistic

MHR Nobility x Love Of Wisdom

CHAMPION ARAbIAN PlEASuRE DRIvING

Bob Seger Bolt WB x Clover Hill's Blazing Luck

TOP FIvE HAlF-ARAbIAN COuNTRy ENGlISH PlEASuRE JuNIOR HORSE SPARKAFIRE bF CHAMPION HAlF-ARAbIAN ENGlISH PlEASuRE OPEN AND AATR

DA TREMOR CHAMPION ARAbIAN COuNTRy PlEASuRE DRIvING OPEN AND RESERvE CHAMPION AOTD

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Afire Bey V x Haute Chocolate

Champion halF-arabian Country English plEasurE Junior horsE

A Ttraction

BF

A Temptation x RY Azma

Champion arabian Country English plEasurE Junior horsE

Boisvert Farms, LLC • Scott, Susan and Amanda Purdin 630 Louisiana Avenue • Baton Rouge, LA 70802 farm: 225.933.6109 • fax: 225.627.4517 • info@boisvertfarmsllc.com www.BoisvertFarmsLLC.com August 2011 | Region 9 • 7


CALL ME AWESOME 2011 Youth National Champion HA Western Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Region 12 Champion HA Western Pleasure and Reserve Champion AAOTR and ATR Scottsdale Champion HA Western Pleasure AOTR and Reserve Champion HA Western Pleasure Open. JUST JOE

2011 Youth Reserve National Champion Western Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Region 9 Reserve Champion Western Pleasure Open and AAOTR Region 12 Reserve Champion Western Pleasure Open

KHAARGA ESCOBAR SLIK 2011 Youth National Top Ten HA Reining JTR 14-17 and Trail JTR 14-7 Region 9 Reserve Champion HA Reining Open and ATR Region 7 Top Five Trail ATR Scottsdale Champion HA Reining ATR TR TEXAS T 2011 Youth National Top Ten HA Reining JTR 14-17, Reining Seat Equitation JTR 14-17 Region 9 Champion HA Reining Horse ATR FINANCE CHARGE 2011 Region 9 Reserve Champion Hunter Pleasure AAOTR and ATR DLC EL REGALO 2011 Region 9 Champion Reining ATR TA OCALA 2011 Region 9 Reserve Champion Western Pleasure ATR

DLC TOTAL ECLIPSE 2011 Region 9 HA Reserve Champion Western Pleasure ATR INDIGO BVA 2011 Region 12 Top Five Western Pleasure Open and AAOTR TAL LEXINGTON 2011 Region 12 Top Five Hunter Pleasure ATR

Dennis and Linda Clark, owners Stanley White III, trainer

817.845.1065 Argyle, Texas

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(Apollopalooza x Out Trot ’Em)

Region 9 Unanimous Champion HA/AA Park ATR with Robin Bray Contender for U.S. National Champion Half-Arabian Park AAOTR

Maximum PR+/ (OKW Maximilian+ x Frivolie)

Region 9 Champion Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 36-54 with Jay Bray Contender for U.S. National Champion Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 36-54

Jay and Robin Bray, Owners • Katie Hudson, Resident Trainer 201 Peeler Bend • Benton, AR 72019 • www.btc-arabian.com 10 • Region 9 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes


First Class Horsemen

delivering first class performance

Tamara Hanby - owner / breeder Troy Peterson - trainer Anna DeNell - assistant trainer

Lyn Vogt - breeding manager Jamie Fox - trainer Travis Anderson - trainer

Tamar Arabians, Ltd. 108 Thompson Road Weatherford, Texas 76087 (817) 596-9392 www.TamarArabians.com August 2011 | Region 9 • 11


EnziaFMA

(Enzo x Sue Bees Honey) 2011 Unanimous Scottsdale Signature Stallion Futurity Champion Western Pleasure Junior Horse 2011 Buckeye Extravaganza Champion 2011 Region 14 Unanimous Champion Western Pleasure Junior Horse U.S. National Arabian Western Pleasure Junior Horse contender with J.T. Keller Bred and owned by Four Moore Ranch

Sue ZeeFMA

(Enzo x Sue Bees Honey) 2010 Scottsdale Top Ten 2-Year-Old Filly with Steve Heathcott U.S. National Arabian Western Pleasure Futurity contender with J.T. Keller Full sister to Enzia FMA Bred and owned by Four Moore Ranch

Vanilla SkyFMA

(Vanilla Zip x FMA Victoria Bay) 2011 Region 14 Reserve Champion HA/AA Western Pleasure Junior Horse U.S. National Half-Arabian Western Pleasure Futurity contender with J.T. Keller Bred and owned by Four Moore Ranch

Miss FameMRM

(Sir Fames HBV x LH Dakoda) U.S. National Arabian 3-Year-Old Halter Futurity Filly contender with Steve Heathcott

Visit us at our web site as we have others quality arabians: www.fourmooreranch.com Visitors are always welcome. Call us anytime! • 254-968-7933 John & Cynthia Moore • 1822 County Road 156, Bluff Dale, TX 76433 fourmooreranch@embarqmail.com

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Silver Wind Arabians 2011 Region 9 Champion with

Hello Moto

Silvio Domingues, Trainer

Now Accepting

oustide clients & horses for breaking, starting under saddle and training.

Youth Owners: John R. & Donna Hughes

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Amateur Barn: 512-321-6666

Cedar Creek, TX


2011 Region 9 Championship Results: 4 Champions 9 Reserve Champions 24 Top Fives

2011 Region 9 Unanimous Reserve Champion with Tyranny

2011 Region 9 Unanimous Champion with Round N Around

Hello Moto

2011 Youth Nationals Results: 1 Reserve National Champion and 4 Top Tens

Halter • English • Hunter • Western • Driving silverwindarabians@yahoo.com

www.silverwindarabians.com

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2011 Region 9

Championships by Linda White

When it comes to fine Arabian horseflesh, the Region 9 states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas have some of the finest, and a commendable number of this country’s most competitive breeders, trainers and exhibitors hail from each of those states. Also, there are many amateurs and professionals who travel long distances to compete in Region 9, and they too look forward to the annual Region 9 Championship Show, traditionally held the third week of June. The venerable horse show has been expanded to two events, reflecting the increasing popularity of Arabian sport horse disciplines. The 2011 Region 9 Championship Show took place Wednesday, June 15 through Saturday, June 18 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas; the newer 2011 Region 9 Sport Horse Championship Show was held from July 14 through 17 at the Heart of Texas Fairgrounds in Waco. Incoming Region 9 Director Margo Shallcross remembers first showing at the Region 9 Championship Show in 1965, and has been a member of the show’s volunteer support group since 1977. “The show was held at the Dallas County Fairgrounds at one time,” she remembers. “It was moved to the Will Rogers Memorial Center in the early 1980s. We are fortunate to have such a wonderful facility. The Will Rogers has three good indoor arenas, plenty of practice arenas, and very good stabling. Construction of a fourth indoor arena is underway, and the parking area is being expanded. The Will Rogers is conveniently located, too. The Cowgirl Hall of Fame, of which Sheila Varian is a member, is right across the street. There is an art museum nearby, and Fort Worth has many other things for families to enjoy outside the horse show itself. Fort Worth is a fine show location! “This year Kristen Fisher and Pat Barton, the outgoing Region 9 Director, ran the show. There is always a good group of volunteers to support show management, and the Region 9 youth are very much involved. The Region 9 Championships have gained prestige with every year. Competition is always terrific. I spoke with many 20 • Region 9 | A R A BI A N HOR SE T I MES

spectators and exhibitors who agreed that a Region 9 Top Ten is a great win—something of which they could really be proud. We always have incredible amateur participation, and it was thrilling to see some families’ second and third generations competing.” The Region 9 Championship Show is consistently large, attracting 533 horses this year. Offered were 157 classes in various disciplines. The working western division, headed by Kathy Braden, was very well-supported. Working cow horse, cutting, reining and trail classes were quality-filled. Region 9 has a number of top western and working western trainers and exhibitors. This was Kathy Braden’s second year to coordinate the Region 9 Championship Show’s working western division. “We had people from Arizona, as well as from the four Region 9 states,” she offers. “Our numbers were strong across the board. Entries were down slightly, as they have been throughout the year at other shows because of the current economy, but we had great horses in every working western division. “This year we added a walk-trot youth division to trail. This was the first year for the little girl who won to compete at the Regional level on a 30-year-old horse. It’s wonderful to see old horses teaching young kids. The girl who won the saddle had never sat on a western saddle before; she had only ever ridden hunt seat. “The working western division was a great success. We have had great footing the last two years, thanks to the Will Rogers staff. They are easy to work with, and they do what we ask. For example, we raised less dust than we did last year. “The exhibitors are so much fun, and there is so much cooperation among them,” she continues. “Even the cattle were great! The cattle provider is my husband Travis’s friend. Travis is an NCHA judge. There was a lot of support from the reiners, cutters, working cow horse and trail people. Some of those divisions’ top trainers are in Region 9! “The 2011 Region 9 Championship Show was a wonderful, well-run show. I believe that the score card creates an objective, level playing field, and the feedback really helps our amateurs see what they did wrong, what they need to work on, as well as what they did right.” Braden also helps


with dressage and hunter classes, believing that those classes’ objective evaluations validate all the hard work that goes into developing the horses and riders who compete in them. The youth element was an important one at this year’s Region 9 show. They had an ice cream social and other fun group activities, as well as helped show management and officials with the myriad of tasks running a horse show involves. Youthful exhibitors were plentiful, too. Edythe snowden always brings a full contingent of her young riders ages 6 through 15 to compete in hunt seat and western equitation, showmanship, western and hunter pleasure, and one young rider in trail. “One of my riders was a 2011 Youth National Reserve Champion her first year at that show and only her second year of showing Arabians,” she notes. “Last year, the Region 9 Championships offered walk-trot classes for riders 8 and under and for ages 9 and 10. This year those two age groups were combined, making it tough for the younger riders to compete with 10-year-olds who were about to age out of the class, but it gave them incentive to continue their efforts.” Cindy savage organizes and guides Region 9’s youth members through their fund-raising efforts. “The Region 9 youth group has existed for a long time,” explains savage, who became involved in 1991. “Our youth have been actively helping out at this show for a good while, and they run their own fundraising efforts with various activities, a portion of which they donate to the Region 9 Youth Foundation.” This organization has awarded more than $250,000 in youth scholarships over its 20 years’ existence. “The Region 9 stallion services auction benefits the foundation, as does a portion of the money the youth make by selling box seats around

the coliseum,” savage continues. We awarded $14,400 to two college-bound young girls this year. Our goal is to have enough money to give out full 4-year scholarships, but we aren’t there yet.” savage’s own daughter, now 30, received one of the foundation’s college scholarships 12 years ago. show management and their indispensable crew were excited to see this year’s English divisions well-supported by so many capable amateurs and professionals. The increased participation accompanied the positive changes in daily class schedules also evident at the sport horse regional championships the following month. “The dressage judges and exhibitors asked us earlier to schedule classes on some kind of timetable,” explains shallcross, “so that they would know what time exactly that their classes were going to be held: 12:05 p.m. or 12:20 p.m., for example, figuring a certain length of time for each horse’s work. We set up the timetable with their input and kept to it, to everybody’s satisfaction and convenience.” Bill Eash heads the Region 9 sport Horse Championship show. The 2011 Region 9 sport Horse Championship show offered 44 classes. “Each class had a full slate of competitive horses and riders,” shallcross states. “About 100 horses came to the show, and exhibitors gave the show a real family feeling. This show is very low-key, and people visit and help one another. Many of the horses who compete here move on to the National Arabian sport Horse show, and bring roses back to Region 9.” Region 9 is no stranger to roses, it would appear. For more on Region 9, be sure to visit the website at www.region9aha.org.

2011 Region 9 Championship Show Results June 15-18, 2011 ~ Ft. Worth, texas Results provided by Region 9 show Committee Purebred Halter Stallions Arabian Stallion 2 & Over Championship Champion: SHAKIR EL MARWAN (Marwan Al shaqab x Om El shadina), H: David Botha, O: Michael Byatt; Reserve: HF EL JALAL (HF Ares x HF Maymouna), H: Kim Morgan, O: Jan Alexander; 3: AMARETTO VF (tF Psymreeke x Psymaretta), H: Dave thompson, O: Hoffman International Properties, Inc.; 4: TA ARAPAHO (Ekstern x Algira), H: Wendye gardiner, O: toskhara Arabians LP; 5: TRIOMPHE M (Laheeb IAsB x Prism Candiegramm), H: Roxanne Brock, O: Clare Hall. AHA Arabian Yearling Colt/Gelding Sweepstakes Championship - Champion: FRANCESSCO (Dakharo x Francescaa), H: David Botha, O: Mohammed Bin Faisal

Alsaud; Reserve: EDEN RIVERS (Eden C x Elle Versace), H: greg Hazlewood, O: Eden Rivers group; 3: JE ALI JANDRO (WC Ali gazal x HPF stardancer), H: Kim Morgan, O: RHs Horses LLC; 4: TA ZIRKUS (Kordelas x Zuzanna), H: Wendye gardiner, O: toskhara Arabians LP; 5: BRAG NGOOD (AM good OldBoy x AM Fair NFeisty), H: Anthony steiner, O: Linda Mars; 6: FAMOUS DESPERADO (thee Desperado x Fames Finale tF), H: John Neyer, O: Barbara Hughes. Arabian Stallion 2 & Over AOTH Championship - Champion: LR MARHQUEE (Marhaabah x LR Psyren), H: Jessica Rowlett, O: Lynne Rowlett; Reserve: MIDNIGHT ZEPHER JW (Falcon BHF x Zagrobla), H: tessa Rae Newman, O: Zepher unlimited LLC; 3: AO BREEZE (Aclsic Raff x Mosha Khaitlyn), H: Morgan Millner, O: Morgan Millner.

Mares Arabian Mare 2 & Over Championship Champion: DD BELLA CARINA (utrillo NY x More Pretty JP), H: silvio Moraes, O: Hendricks Madrona springs Ranch; Reserve: ABHA RAIPUR (El Perfecto x ABHA Zenobia), H: David Botha, O: Al shahania stud; 3: DELERIOUSS (Armani FC x Autumn secret), H: Jason Krohn, O: Oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm; 4: KFR CHALLABRATION (Magnum Chall HVP x CFA salana), H: Julie Bennett, O: Julie Bennett; 5: AFRA AL SHAQAB (Marwan Al shaqab x star Van Ryad), H: Michael Carpio, O: Al shaqab Farm. AHA Arabian Yearling Filly Sweepstakes Championship - Champion: BESSOLINA EL MARWAN (Marwan Al shaqab x HB Bessolea), H: David Botha, O: tiffany Koort; Reserve: WC MARISSA (Marwan

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Al magnifficoo x WC Gorgeous Gazal), H: steven Heathcott, o: Holly Woods Dillin; 3: TA ELIZA (showkayce x TA europa), H: Greg Hazlewood, o: Julie Providente; 4: TA ELENA (Kordelas x el minia), H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP; 5: WC KHARALENA (Khadraj nA x Je Ali selene), H: Kim morgan, o: Holly Woods Dillin; 6: MM MARIPOSA (eF Kid Curry x Hm shatala), H: Anthony steiner, o: m & m Arabian enterprises; 7: CW TYRA (Georgio AF x Tanzzanene), H: misty mcGinnis, o: Connie Walker. Arabian Mare 2 & Over AOTH Championship - Champion: DELERIOUSS (Armani FC x Autumn secret), H: Grant Krohn, o: oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm; Reserve: WC CIAO BELLA (Xceptshahn x Je Ali selene), H: Jenna Dillin, o: Holly Woods Dillin; 3: KFR CHALLABRATION (magnum Chall HVP x CFA salana), H: Julie bennett, o: Julie bennett; 4: AMERIKAN BEAUTY WP (eqynox x miss Amerika), H: Chris Lowe, o: Patricia Lowe; 5: EVG CENDYL (Pershahn el Jamaal x Gwenllian e), H: michele moss, o: michele moss. Geldings Arabian Gelding 2 & Over Championship - Champion: MERLIN MH (brioni Carol x magic enchantment), H: silvio moraes, o: Hendricks madrona springs ranch; Reserve: KINSMAN (besson Carol x Kristianna), H: Anthony steiner, o: Kim morgan; 3: ABSOLUT MAGNUM (magnum Psyche x Lady Auria), H: Dave Thompson, o: Hoffman international Properties, inc.; 4: TRADITSHAHN BHF (bey shah x Tevkah), H: Tracy Wynne Caruth, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth. Arabian Gelding 2 & Over AAOTH Championship - Champion: SOUTHERN NIGHTS SA (midnight Zepher JW x solima), H: Tessa rae newman, o: Zepher Unlimited LLC; Reserve: TRADITSHAHN BHF (bey shah x Tevkah), H: Tracy Wynne Caruth, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth. Stallion Service Futurity Arabian Yearling Colts & Geldings Champion: SS DESTINYS ROKSTARR (major Destiny x ss Viva La Tosk), H: Jason Krohn, o: elmina Davis; Reserve: TAMAR CURACO (Tamar nickoli x Helena X), H: saul rentaria, o: Tamara Hanby; 3: TA ZIRKUS (Kordelas x Zuzanna), H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP; 4: RDA ROMARKABLE (romulus nA x shamarka), H: marty Terry, o: marty Terry. Arabian Yearling Fillies - Champion: TA ELENA (Kordelas x el minia), H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP.

Purebred Performance English Pleasure Arabian English Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: CP TRIPLE SPEC (sF specs shocwave x beaujaleis), H: Gordon Potts, o: shamrock Farms LLC;

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Reserve: DA VIA RODEO (Triften x sF rodeo Drive), H: silvio Domingues, o: Donna Hughes; 3: O H ABOSK (Toskabi x bes baskin Glory), H: blake Krohn, o: blake Krohn; 4: BOROBADUR BF (mH nobility x rY Azma), H: A. rhein standish, o: boisvert Farms LLC. Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR Championship - Champion: HEY ITS MY TOI (Hey Hallelujah x Jatoi), H: Dallas Joiner, o: Dallas Joiner; Reserve: DA VIA RODEO (Triften x sF rodeo Drive), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 3: ALEXANDRIA WB (Afire bey V x CW basquelle), H: Abby meredith, o: Abby meredith. Arabian English Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: HEY ITS MY TOI (Hey Hallelujah x Jatoi), H: Dallas Joiner, o: Dallas Joiner; Reserve: DA VIA RODEO (Triften x sF rodeo Drive), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes. Arabian English Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: SWEET RAWARD (raward V x Wish), H: megan sitzman, o: megan sitzman; Reserve: INTIMATE EXPRESSION CH (iXL noble express x miz behavin), H: sarah elizabeth ellis, o: sarah elizabeth ellis; 3: WVF FLASH AFIRE (Afire bey V x AH meditation), H: Allison Harp, o: Donna Hughes. Arabian English Pleasure JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: INTIMATE EXPRESSION CH (iXL noble express x miz behavin), H: sarah elizabeth ellis, o: sarah elizabeth ellis; Reserve: WVF FLASH AFIRE (Afire bey V x AH meditation), H: Allison Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 3: KRYPTONIGHT LOA (Krewe x mystic night), H: Laura Powell, o: mercedes Durham. Arabian Country English Pleasure Championship - Champion: CSP HENNESSY (Ds mick Jagger x mHr martinna), H: Josh Quintus, o: Timberidge Family LLP; Reserve: POST MARK (express male x may elation), H: Kathleen stevens, o: robyn Thieme-skylar; 3: CA PHLASH DANCE ( JDm rain Dance x rCr notorious), H: Gordon Potts, o: megan monette; 4: LOOKING FOR LOVE (Ds major Afire x Acts of Love), H: silvio Domingues, o: Donna Hughes; 5: RFI MARUK EL SHIRAZ (shiraz el Jamaal x Van miss Cognac), H: silvio moraes, o: sm Horse Training. Arabian Country English Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: A TTRACTION BF (A Temptation x rY Azma), H: Joel Gangi, o: boisvert Farms LLC; Reserve: AFIRE STARR (Afire bey V x starr Llight), H: Andy Dearing, o: beth Dearing; 3: TA MATISSE (Kordelas x makarena PAsb), H: Josh Quintus, o: Toskhara Arabians LP; 4: CA PSYCHIC POWER (D A napitov x LA Psychesilhoette), H: melissa barterbradley, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth; 5: I HEART HUCKABEY (Afire bey V x CmF Promises Kept), H: Kathleen stevens, o: nancy rich. Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Championship - Champion: POST

MARK (express male x may elation), H: robyn Thieme-skylar, o: robyn Thieme-skylar; Reserve: NITROUS HA (Afire bey V x mystic Lace), H: barbara Cook, o: barbara Cook; 3: CSP HENNESSY (Ds mick Jagger x mHr martinna), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 4: PRODIGY AFIRE (Afire bey V x Promises Kept), H: Jennifer schaffel Junker, o: Jennifer schaffel Junker; 5: HELIOS VA (Allionce x Zaras Pride), H: Debbie Higgins, o: Debbie Higgins. Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Championship - Champion: CA PHLASH DANCE ( JDm rain Dance x rCr notorious), H: megan monette, o: megan monette; Reserve: PRINCE OF AMES (baske Afire x Toi Jabaska), H: rachel Ginter, o: rachel Ginter; 3: BASKABI B S II (Toskabi x bes baskin Glory), H: Patrick Kendrick, o: emma Kate Kendrick; 4: LOOKING FOR LOVE (Ds major Afire x Acts of Love), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes. Arabian Country English Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: ROUND N AROUND (iXL Aroundofaploz x bey melodye), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; Reserve: CA PHLASH DANCE ( JDm rain Dance x rCr notorious), H: megan monette, o: megan monette; 3: BASKABI B S II (Toskabi x bes baskin Glory), H: Patrick Kendrick, o: emma Kate Kendrick; 4: CSP HENNESSY (Ds mick Jagger x mHr martinna), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 5: HELIOS VA (Allionce x Zaras Pride), H: Debbie Higgins, o: Debbie Higgins. Arabian Country English Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: OPTIMYSTIC S (iXL noble express x mystic bey V), H: stacy mcCrary, o: Tres soles Arabians LLC; Reserve: I HEART HUCKABEY (Afire bey V x CmF Promises Kept), H: nancy rich, o: nancy rich. Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: X-CALIBURR (matoi x electra WmF), H: Chloe barnett, o: Hall-barnett Arabians; Reserve: BENNTTLEYY (millennium LoA x reina X), H: Taylor Kraft, o: Karen Kraft; 3: RAVEN AFIRE (Afire bey V x HL raisa), H: Juliette Dell, o: 6D ranch Ltd; 4: FRANK SINATRA (Hucklebey berry x sahr Ta Keila), H: madelyne Patrick, o: madelyne Patrick; 5: HOUR CUERVO TR (Laddinn Hour AP x Dakota bTL), H: Allison Harp, o: Donna Hughes. Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: BELEN PR (ms baquero x *Pokeyna), H: sarah matthews, o: sarah matthews; Reserve: ARIA MTA (Hucklebey berry x Always mTA), H: olivia berkley Lockhart, o: olivia berkley Lockhart; 3: JS ARIELLE AFIRE (Afire bey V x Haniah), H: Adyson Gray, o: Lori Gray; 4: HUCKS GRACE MD (Hucklebey berry x Fantasye), H: Peyton mainwaring, o: Thunder road ranch; 5: JA CITY WILD FIRE (A Wild Fire x JA Gailocity), H: madison mcnulty, o: Christine ragusa.


Arabian Stallion 2 & Over Champion SHAKIR EL MARWAN (Marwan Al Shaqab x Om El Shadina), shown by David Botha for owner Michael Byatt.

AHA Arabian Yearling Colt/Gelding Sweepstakes Champion FRANCESSCO (Dakharo x Francescaa), shown by David Botha for owner Mohammed Bin Faisal Alsaud.

Arabian Stallion 2 & Over AOTH Champion LR MARHQUEE (Marhaabah x LR Psyren), shown by Jessica Rowlett for owner Lynne Rowlett.

Arabian Mare 2 & Over Champion DD BELLA CARINA (Utrillo NY x More Pretty JP), shown by Silvio Moraes for owner Hendricks Madrona Springs Ranch.

AHA Arabian Yearling Filly Sweepstakes Champion BESSOLINA EL MARWAN (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), shown by David Botha for owner Tiffany Koort.

Arabian Mare 2 & Over AOTH Champion DELERIOUSS (Armani FC x Autumn Secret), shown by Grant Krohn for owner Oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm.

Arabian Country English Pleasure JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: BCR MANDELEY (Hucklebey Berry x Mapenelle), H: Megan McLean, O: stacey Robinson; Reserve: TA MATISSE (Kordelas x Makarena PAsB), H: Alex Holloway, O: toskhara Arabians LP; 3: BENNTTLEYY (Millennium LOA x Reina X), H: taylor Kraft, O: Karen Kraft; 4: RAVEN AFIRE (Afire Bey V x HL Raisa), H: Juliette Dell, O: 6D Ranch Ltd.; 5: FRANK SINATRA (Hucklebey Berry x sahr ta Keila), H: Madelyne Patrick, O: Madelyne Patrick.

Lori gray; 5: JA CITY WILD FIRE (A Wild Fire x JA gailocity), H: Madison McNulty, O: Christine Ragusa.

Arabian Ladies Side Saddle ATR Championship - Champion: TAMAR BLACK LABEL (Neposzar x LW gradyna), H: Amy Peterson, O: troy Peterson; Reserve: TAMAR HURRICANE FORCE (Ptron x Leika), H: stephanie Hendrickson, O: stephanie Hendrickson; 3: TAMAR ESPERANZA (Neposzar x Esspirit), H: Erin Douglass, O: Erin Douglass; 4: DA MONICA (Allionce x WN Blu Moonlight), H: Annalise Himmel, O: Mark Paul Himmel; 5: SUGARR PLUM (*Krakov x sugarr Babe), H: Claire Wimberly, O: Claire Wimberly,

Arabian Country English Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: ARIA MTA (Hucklebey Berry x Always MtA), H: Olivia Berkley Lockhart, O: Olivia Berkley Lockhart; Reserve: BELEN PR (Ms Baquero x *Pokeyna), H: sarah Matthews, O: sarah Matthews; 3: CASABLANCA AFIRE (Afire Bey V x Caramel Candy), H: Amelia stroud, O: Amelia stroud; 4: JS ARIELLE AFIRE (Afire Bey V x Haniah), H: Adyson gray, O:

Park Arabian Park Horse ATR Championship Champion: KRYPTONIGHT LOA (Krewe x Mystic Night), H: Laura Powell, O: Mercedes Durham. Side Saddle Arabian Ladies Side Saddle Championship Champion: QUEST MF (Retador x *Ochava), H: Laurie Long, O: Colleen ODonnell Williams; Reserve: AUTUMN STORM V (Wind storm V x Autumn Fire), H: sylvia Beahr, O: Richard Beahr; 3: DA MONICA (Allionce x WN Blu Moonlight), H: Annalise Himmel, O: Mark Paul Himmel; 4: WR LARIETTA (Latigo V x Mi Kleopatra), H: susan Read, O: Catherine Read; 5: TAMAR ESPERANZA (Neposzar x Esspirit), H: Erin Douglass, O: Erin Douglass.

Driving Arabian Pleasure Driving Championship Champion: NOBILISTIC BF (MHR Nobility x Love Of Wisdom), H: Joel gangi, O: Boisvert Farms LLC. Arabian Country Pleasure Driving Championship - Champion: DA TREMOR (Allionce x Afection MsC), H: Joel gangi, O: Boisvert Farms LLC; Reserve: ROUND N

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Arabian Gelding 2 & Over Champion MERLIN MH (Brioni Carol x Magic Enchantment), shown by Silvio Moraes for owner Hendricks Madrona Springs Ranch.

Arabian Gelding 2 & Over AAOTH Champion SOUTHERN NIGHTS SA (Midnight Zepher JW x Solima), shown by Tessa Rae Newman for owner Zepher Unlimited LLC.

Stallion Service Futurity Arabian Yearling Colts & Geldings Champion SS DESTINYS ROKSTARR (Major Destiny x SS Viva La Tosk), shown by Jason Krohn for owner Elmina Davis.

Stallion Service Futurity Arabian Yearling Filly Champion TA ELENA (Kordelas x El Minia), shown by Wendye Gardiner for owner Toskhara Arabians LP.

Arabian English Pleasure Junior Horse Champion CP TRIPLE SPEC (SF Specs Shocwave x Beaujaleis), ridden by Gordon Potts for owner Shamrock Farms LLC.

Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR and AATR Champion HEY ITS MY TOI (Hey Hallelujah x Jatoi), ridden by owner Dallas Joiner.

AROUND (iXL Aroundofaploz x bey melodye), H: silvio Domingues, o: Donna Hughes; 3: BASKABI B S II (Toskabi x bes baskin Glory), H: Jason Krohn, o: emma Kate Kendrick; 4: MW NOBLE AFIRE (baske Afire x Vertigo nA), H: ross Tarkington, o: melissa Walker.

Family Partnership; 3: SAHARA JEWEL V ( Jullyen el Jamaal x sweet sanadika V), H: bob Hart Jr., o: stonehill Farm LLC; 4: VERY VERSACE (Versace x elegant Dahncer), H: Josh Quintus, o: Jim Klein; 5: WR AMAZING TRADITION (Amazing Fame V x mi maria), H: Gordon Potts, o: Paige Whittecar.

Gilman, o: Powers & Gilman Partnership; Reserve: JUST JOE (Versace x beA society belle), H: Linda Clark, o: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; 3: SAN SOUCI V ( Jullyen el Jamaal x sweet Klassique V), H: robert nash, o: rebecca nash; 4: GSF ONE LASTDANCE (HA sunndance x elowa), H: Judith Cunningham, o: Judith Cunningham; 5: VANITY FHEIR (mD Heir ToFame x sabers impression), H: rita meditz, o: rita meditz.

Arabian Country Pleasure Driving ATD Championship - Champion: ROUND N AROUND (iXL Aroundofaploz x bey melodye), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; Reserve: DA TREMOR (Allionce x Afection msC), H: susan Turner, o: boisvert Farms LLC; 3: MW NOBLE AFIRE (baske Afire x Vertigo nA), H: rachel Ginter, o: melissa Walker. Western Pleasure Arabian Western Pleasure Championship Champion: WC LAREDO (Latigo V x mCA Cypress), H: stanley White, Jr, o: Winding Creek Arabians, inc.; Reserve: JUST JOE (Versace x beA society belle), H: stanley White iii, o: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd.

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Arabian Western Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: MD DYNASTY OF FAME (starof Fame V x Anas star Fire), H: stanley White iii, o: Hal Weber; Reserve: MEXXICO (exxpectation x sP Georgia), H: J.T. Keller, o: Karen Caughell; 3: SUNSTORMM (sundance Kid V x ice storm TC), H: bob Hart Jr., o: new Futures Trading int’l Corp.; 4: CASUAL FAME (Link To Fame x muswika), H: randy Anderson, o: megan sitzman; 5: SAN SOUCI V ( Jullyen el Jamaal x sweet Klassique V), H: Josh Quintus, o: rebecca nash. Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 55 & Over Championship - Champion: LINK TO FAME (Fame VF x Honeicomb), H: brent

Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 36-54 Championship - Champion: MAXIMUM PR (oKW maximilian x Frivolie), H: Jimmy Jay bray, Jr, o: robin Young bray; Reserve: WS LAST CALL (mais shah x bey Labelle V), H: Amelia Ann Gunter, o: Amelia Ann Gunter; 3: MEXXICO (exxpectation x sP Georgia), H: Karen Caughell, o: Karen Caughell; 4: PREGO RL (Versace x Pasazz), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 5: VALLEJO MERITAGE (rohara moon storm x magination V), H: Diana endris, o: Diana endris.


Arabian English Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under Champion SWEET RAWARD (Raward V x Wish), ridden by owner Megan Sitzman.

Arabian English Pleasure JTR 17 & Under Champion INTIMATE EXPRESSION CH (IXL Noble Express x Miz Behavin), ridden by owner Sarah Elizabeth Ellis.

Arabian Country English Pleasure Champion CSP HENNESSY (DS Mick Jagger x MHR Martinna), ridden by Josh Quintus for owner Timberidge Family LLP.

Arabian Country English Pleasure Junior Horse Champion A TTRACTION BF (A Temptation x RY Azma), ridden by Joel Gangi for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Champion POST MARK (Express Male x May Elation), ridden by owner Robyn Thieme-Skylar.

Arabian Country English Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Champion CA PHLASH DANCE ( JDM Rain Dance x RCR Notorious), ridden by owner Megan Monette.

Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 18-35 Championship - Champion: VALLEJO MOON BEAM (Rohara Moon storm x Vallejo Buckle up), H: Audrey Hart, O: Audrey Hart; Reserve: KRISTIAN DIOR (Versace x Kristianna), H: Kellie Frye, O: Kellie Frye; 3: TAMAR PRESTIGE (Mais shah x tamar Natalliya), H: Amy Peterson, O: troy Peterson; 4: TAMAR FINAL TRIBUTE (Neposzar x Balanai), H: Meghan Veitenheimer, O: Meghan Veitenheimer; 5: TAMAR HURRICANE FORCE (Ptron x Leika), H: stephanie Hendrickson, O: stephanie Hendrickson.

Meghan Veitenheimer, O: Meghan Veitenheimer; 5: FAMES OVATION (Amazing Fame V x Pattronia), H: Marian Buehler, O: Marian Buehler.

H: Logan Chisholm, O: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; 4: CASUAL FAME (Link to Fame x Muswika), H: Megan sitzman, O: Megan sitzman; 5: SUGARR PLUM (*Krakov x sugarr Babe), H: Claire Wimberly, O: Claire Wimberly.

Arabian Western Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: TAMAR BLACK LABEL (Neposzar x LW gradyna), H: Amy Peterson, O: troy Peterson; Reserve: VALLEJO MOON BEAM (Rohara Moon storm x Vallejo Buckle up), H: Audrey Hart, O: Audrey Hart; 3: PREGO RL (Versace x Pasazz), H: theresa Roy, O: timberidge Family LLP; 4: TAMAR FINAL TRIBUTE (Neposzar x Balanai), H:

Arabian Western Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: WR AMAZING TRADITION (Amazing Fame V x Mi Maria), H: Paige Whittecar, O: Paige Whittecar; Reserve: PREGO RL (Versace x Pasazz), H: theresa Roy, O: timberidge Family LLP; 3: QUEST MF (Retador x *Ochava), H: sean twomey, O: Colleen ODonnell Williams; 4: CR CHARO (CR Kiyev x Maturia), H: Karen shutts, O: Lone star Arabians LLC; 5: JS BASKSKOLIER (sV Basksko x Dashaliera), H: Martha McCollough, O: Judith Cochran. Arabian Western Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: SATINWOOD (Fame VF x tC Charm), H: Kaitlin White, O: White Rock Farms, Inc.; Reserve: MD HERITAGE OF FAME (starof Fame V x Anas starfire), H: taylor McAninch, O: Carrie McAninch; 3: TA OCALA (Kordelas x Oronka),

Arabian Western Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: BEY EL MARWAN ATL (Marwan Al shaqab x RD Celebrashahn), H: Audrey Redman, O: sharon Redman; Reserve: KRA IM AMAZING (Amazing Fame V x Khemo silver Lace), H: sydney Andersen, O: gina Andersen; 3: VALLEJOPERFCTMOON (Rohara Moon storm x Magination V), H: sarah Altman, O: sarah Altman; 4: LEGACY OF KINGS (Legacy Of gold x Miaya), H: Emma sitzman, O: Megan sitzman; 5: STEPPIN-WOLF (Legacy Of gold x Cappuccina), H: Natalie Nicole Herrin, O: Natalie Nicole Herrin. Arabian Western Pleasure JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: SATINWOOD

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Arabian Country English Pleasure AATR Champion ROUND N AROUND (IXL Aroundofaploz x Bey Melodye), ridden by Megan Harp for owner Donna Hughes.

Arabian Country English Pleasure AATR Select Rider Champion OPTIMYSTIC S (IXL Noble Express x Mystic Bey V), ridden by Stacy McCrary for owner Tres Soles Arabians LLC.

Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Champion X-CALIBURR (Matoi x Electra WMF), ridden by Chloe Barnett for owner HallBarnett Arabians.

Arabian Country English Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Champion BELEN PR (MS Baquero x *Pokeyna), ridden by owner Sarah Matthews.

Arabian Country English Pleasure JTR 14-17 Champion BCR MANDELEY (Hucklebey Berry x Mapenelle), ridden by Megan McLean for owner Stacey Robinson.

Arabian Country English Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Champion ARIA MTA (Hucklebey Berry x Always MTA), ridden by owner Olivia Berkley Lockhart.

(Fame VF x TC Charm), H: Kaitlin White, o: White rock Farms, inc.; Reserve: TA OCALA (Kordelas x oronka), H: Logan Chisholm, o: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; 3: CASUAL FAME (Link To Fame x muswika), H: megan sitzman, o: megan sitzman; 4: MD HERITAGE OF FAME (starof Fame V x Anas starfire), H: Taylor mcAninch, o: Carrie mcAninch; 5: LYTE BEY (Tbo beyboy bask x b A Finesse), H: Lance Lewis, o: Lance Lewis.

Arabian Western Pleasure 3-Year-Old Futurity - Champion: MARENZA V (enzo x maya V ), H: bob Hart Jr., o: Dana Lockhart; Reserve: TAMAR EVANGALINA (mais shah x Tamar Katie scarlet), H: randy Anderson, o: Tamara Hanby; 3: TAMAR INTRIGUE (mais shah x Tamar Kristina), H: Troy Peterson, o: Tamara Hanby; 4: TA ORLY (Kordelas x oronka), H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP; 5: KID ROX (eF Kid Curry x PKA oelegantangel), H: Zachary Powell, o: Dana Daniels.

Hermoso x ss Khactus rose), H: Jessica belt, o: Jennifer schwing.

Arabian Western Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: BEY EL MARWAN ATL (marwan Al shaqab x rD Celebrashahn), H: Audrey redman, o: sharon redman; Reserve: KRA IM AMAZING (Amazing Fame V x Khemo silver Lace), H: sydney Andersen, o: Gina Andersen; 3: VALLEJOPERFCTMOON (rohara moon storm x magination V), H: sarah Altman, o: sarah Altman; 4: LEGACY OF KINGS (Legacy of Gold x miaya), H: emma sitzman, o: megan sitzman; 5: MIDNIGHT COWBOY V (Desperado V x mosquerade V), H: Tyler Thompson, o: Douglas Thompson.

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Hunter Pleasure Arabian Hunter Pleasure Championship Champion: ALLEGIENCE BF (Alada baskin x mC Jabaskenade), H: Wendy Potts, o: Kathryn Knebel; Reserve: OVERTHYME AMF (Pyro Thyme sA x Capana), H: Jamie Fox, o: remy Grace sass; 3: AVATAR PA (masquerade PA x WA Chanel), H: Danielle Gruber, o: Danielle Gruber; 4: COLDPLAY KID (sundance Kid V x balakardika V), H: sally randle, o: Koy moody; 5: SS KHARBEN KOPY (C A

Arabian Hunter Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: ROL CYLENT ALARM (Cytosk x mA Toska), H: Wendy Potts, o: shamrock Farms LLC; Reserve: PRINCE OF THYME (Pryme Thyme x WCA Perfectiming), H: blake Krohn, o: Laura bradley; 3: JB RUNS WITH SCISSORS (baske Afire x TF K-sera), H: stephanie sage, o: Taylor Kraft; 4: CASSINO ROYALLE (odyssey sC x Heartbreaker rA), H: Josh Quintus, o: robin Porter; 5: AMAZING PROMISE (Amazing Fame V x Wr Larietta), H: Kathleen stevens, o: susan read. Arabian Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Championship - Champion: VJ BERRYANCE (sundance Kid V x berrymerri bey V), H: mari Perczak, o: Leah Perczak; Reserve: VERUCCI (Versace x JA Flirtatious), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 3: UTRILLO NY (Quartz nY x Desiree Hbr), H: nicole Gellman, o: nicole Gellman; 4: AMAZING


Arabian Park Horse ATR Champion KRYPTONIGHT LOA (Krewe x Mystic Night), ridden by Laura Powell for owner Mercedes Durham.

Arabian Ladies Side Saddle Champion QUEST MF (Retador x *Ochava), ridden by Laurie Long for owner Colleen ODonnell Williams.

Arabian Ladies Side Saddle ATR Champion TAMAR BLACK LABEL (Neposzar x LW Gradyna), ridden by Amy Peterson for owner Troy Peterson.

Arabian Pleasure Driving Champion NOBILISTIC BF (MHR Nobility x Love Of Wisdom), driven by Joel Gangi for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

Arabian Country Pleasure Driving Champion DA TREMOR (Allionce x Afection MSC), driven by Joel Gangi for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

Arabian Country Pleasure Driving ATD Champion ROUND N AROUND (IXL Aroundofaploz x Bey Melodye), driven by Megan Harp for owner Donna Hughes.

PROMISE (Amazing Fame V x WR Larietta), H: susan Read, O: susan Read; 5: TAMAR EXPECTING ROSES (Mais shah x tamar soliloquy), H: Amelia Ann gunter, O: Amelia Ann gunter.

(Latigo V x Mi Kleopatra), H: susan Read, O: Catherine Read; 3: CA HERMANO (CA Hermoso x Citation Of Merit), H: Jayme Martino, O: Carrie McAninch; 4: FIELD OF LIFE (Muirfield x sai La Vie), H: Bonnie Burcham, O: Mallory Harrell; 5: ROL CYLENT ALARM (Cytosk x MA toska), H: Leslie Doran sommer, O: shamrock Farms LLC.

(sundance Kid V x Berrymerri Bey V ), H: Leah Perczak, O: Leah Perczak; Reserve: AVATAR PA (Masquerade PA x WA Chanel), H: Danielle gruber, O: Danielle gruber; 3: WR LARIETTA (Latigo V x Mi Kleopatra), H: Catherine Read, O: Catherine Read; 4: TUSCAN SUN (Versace x LF silkn satin), H: Mackenzie Potts, O: Mackenzie Potts; 5: LYTE BEY (tBO Beyboy Bask x B A Finesse), H: Lance Lewis, O: Lance Lewis.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Championship - Champion: PRINCE OF THYME (Pryme thyme x WCA Perfectiming), H: Michelle stephens, O: Laura Bradley; Reserve: TAMAR PASO DOBLE (Neposzar x tAL Misty Morning), H: Meghan Veitenheimer, O: Meghan Veitenheimer; 3: TAMAR HURRICANE FORCE (Ptron x Leika), H: stephanie Hendrickson, O: stephanie Hendrickson; 4: AGATHOS (Pryme thyme x sAF saara), H: Holly Young, O: Kim Hailey; 5: ROL CYLENT ALARM (Cytosk x MA toska), H: Leslie Doran sommer, O: shamrock Farms LLC. Arabian Hunter Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: VJ BERRYANCE (sundance Kid V x Berrymerri Bey V), H: Mari Perczak, O: Leah Perczak; Reserve: WR LARIETTA

Arabian Hunter Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: PRINCE OF THYME (Pryme thyme x WCA Perfectiming), H: Michelle stephens, O: Laura Bradley; Reserve: FIELD OF LIFE (Muirfield x sai La Vie), H: Bonnie Burcham, O: Mallory Harrell; 3: ALLEGIENCE BF (Alada Baskin x MC Jabaskenade), H: Mary Knebel, O: Kathryn Knebel; 4: TAMAR HURRICANE FORCE (Ptron x Leika), H: stephanie Hendrickson, O: stephanie Hendrickson; 5: TAMAR SAVOIR FAIRE (Neposzar x NDL Vanity Fair), H: Kristin Koch, O: Brooke Dowding. Arabian Hunter Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: VJ BERRYANCE

Arabian Hunter Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: TAMAR SAVOIR FAIRE (Neposzar x NDL Vanity Fair), H: Brooke Dowding, O: Brooke Dowding; Reserve: TUSCAN SUN (Versace x LF silkn satin), H: Alexa Potts, O: Mackenzie Potts; 3: SS KHARBEN KOPY (C A Hermoso x ss Khactus Rose), H: Emily schwing, O: Jennifer schwing. Arabian Hunter Pleasure JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: VJ BERRYANCE (sundance Kid V x Berrymerri Bey V), H: Leah Perczak, O: Leah Perczak; Reserve: OVERTHYME AMF (Pyro thyme sA x August 2011 | Region 9 • 27


Arabian Western Pleasure Champion WC LAREDO (Latigo V x MCA Cypress), ridden by Stanley White, Jr. for owner Winding Creek Arabians, Inc.

Arabian Western Pleasure Junior Horse Champion MD DYNASTY OF FAME (Starof Fame V x Anas Star Fire), ridden by Stanley White III for owner Hal Weber.

Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 55 & Over Champion LINK TO FAME (Fame VF x Honeicomb), ridden by Brent Gilman for owner Powers & Gilman Partnership.

Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 36-54 Champion MAXIMUM PR (OKW Maximilian x Frivolie), ridden by Jimmy Jay Bray, Jr. for owner Robin Young Bray.

Arabian Western Pleasure AAOTR 18-35 Champion VALLEJO MOON BEAM (Rohara Moon Storm x Vallejo Buckle Up), ridden by owner Audrey Hart.

Arabian Western Pleasure AATR Champion TAMAR BLACK LABEL (Neposzar x LW Gradyna), ridden by Amy Peterson for owner Troy Peterson.

Capana), H: remy Grace sass, o: remy Grace sass; 3: FIELD OF LIFE (muirfield x sai La Vie), H: mary margaret Gilbert, o: mallory Harrell; 4: AVATAR PA (masquerade PA x WA Chanel), H: Danielle Gruber, o: Danielle Gruber; 5: LYTE BEY (Tbo beyboy bask x b A Finesse), H: Lance Lewis, o: Lance Lewis.

(HF mister Chips x Ws naprinnas star), H: Kathleen stevens, o: Karen meites; 3: BCR MANDELEY (Hucklebey berry x mapenelle), H: melissa barter-bradley, o: stacey robinson.

Candy), H: Amelia stroud, o: Amelia stroud; 4: SOTERION (Pryme Thyme x Katz Dreamer YW), H: Laken snyder, o: Laken snyder.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: FIELD OF LIFE (muirfield x sai La Vie), H: melissa Gilbert, o: mallory Harrell; Reserve: TAMAR SAVOIR FAIRE (neposzar x nDL Vanity Fair), H: brooke Dowding, o: brooke Dowding; 3: TUSCAN SUN (Versace x LF silkn satin), H: Alexa Potts, o: mackenzie Potts; 4: SS KHARBEN KOPY (C A Hermoso x ss Khactus rose), H: emily schwing, o: Jennifer schwing. Show Hack Arabian English Show Hack Championship - Champion: HELIOS VA (Allionce x Zaras Pride), H: sandy bentley, o: Debbie Higgins; Reserve: WS STARS ESCAPADE

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Arabian English Show Hack AAOTR Championship - Champion: POST MARK (express male x may elation), H: robyn Thieme-skylar, o: robyn Thieme-skylar; Reserve: MI PALOOZA (Apollopalooza x Task Anne), H: Frieda Hanson, o: Frieda Hanson; 3: FLAME ISON (mi Tosk x Ultra Flame), H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; 4: PRINCE OF AMES (baske Afire x Toi Jabaska), H: rachel Ginter, o: rachel Ginter; 5: BR SHAH JUBEY ( Ju bey shah x br Duba eleby), H: susan istre, o: susan istre. Arabian English Show Hack JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: X-CALIBURR (matoi x electra WmF), H: Chloe barnett, o: Hall-barnett Arabians; Reserve: BCR MANDELEY (Hucklebey berry x mapenelle), H: megan mcLean, o: stacey robinson; 3: CASABLANCA AFIRE (Afire bey V x Caramel

Native Costume Arabian Mounted Native Costume Championship - Champion: FLAME ISON (mi Tosk x Ultra Flame), H: Hannah Wimberly, o: Kathie Williams; Reserve: HOUR CUERVO TR (Laddinn Hour AP x Dakota bTL), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 3: SOTERION (Pryme Thyme x Katz Dreamer YW), H: Laken snyder, o: Laken snyder; 4: BR SHAH JUBEY ( Ju bey shah x br Duba eleby), H: susan istre, o: susan istre; 5: ALEXANDRIA WB (Afire bey V x CW basquelle), H: Abby meredith, o: Abby meredith. Arabian Mounted Native Costume AATR Championship - Champion: BR SHAH JUBEY ( Ju bey shah x br Duba eleby), H: susan istre, o: susan istre; Reserve: FLAME ISON (mi Tosk x Ultra Flame), H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; 3: ALEXANDRIA WB (Afire


Arabian Western Pleasure AATR Select Rider Champion WR AMAZING TRADITION (Amazing Fame V x Mi Maria), ridden by owner Paige Whittecar.

Arabian Western Pleasure JOTR and JTR 14-17 Champion SATINWOOD (Fame VF x TC Charm), ridden by Kaitlin White for owner White Rock Farms, Inc.

Arabian Western Pleasure JOTR and JTR 13 & Under Champion BEY EL MARWAN ATL (Marwan Al Shaqab x RD Celebrashahn), ridden by Audrey Redman for owner Sharon Redman.

Arabian Western Pleasure 3-Year-Old Futurity Champion MARENZA V (Enzo x Maya V), ridden by Bob Hart Jr. for owner Dana Lockhart.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure Champion ALLEGIENCE BF (Alada Baskin x MC Jabaskenade), ridden by Wendy Potts for owner Kathryn Knebel.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure Junior Horse Champion ROL CYLENT ALARM (Cytosk x MA Toska), ridden by Wendy Potts for owner Shamrock Farms LLC.

Bey V x CW Basquelle), H: Abby Meredith, O: Abby Meredith; 4: SWAGGER (Bravado Bey V x Marisadd Rhapsody), H: Beth Dearing, O: Beth Dearing; 5: DA LIMITEDEDITION (Bask Flame x toi Ellenai), H: Megan Harp, O: Megan Harp.

Visionary x Fatal Attractionn), H: Eduardo Ribeiro, O: the Brass Ring, Inc.; Reserve: AM CASCADING STAR (AM good Oldboy x AM Dream Raid), H: gary Ferguson, O: Linda Jacobs; 3: SAMBORSHEIK (samsheik x Forever Ambyr), H: Ashley Dunn, O: John Dunn; 4: MILLENNIUM MAGIC (MHR Muscateal x Kheyarraberribey V), H: Crizta goslin, O: Fred goslin Jr; 5: AL MARAH DON POWER (AM Double Dream x AM Honor thestar), H: Crystal McNutt-Brock, O: Bazy tankersley.

Arabian Reining Horse AAOTR Championship - Champion: MCA DIESEL (Merlann x spring Wynd), H: Abby Jensen, O: Jensen Arabians, Inc.

Arabian Mounted Native Costume JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: FLAME ISON (Mi tosk x ultra Flame), H: Hannah Wimberly, O: Kathie Williams; Reserve: MD DREAMAKER (Hucklebey Berry x Fantasye), H: sarah Elizabeth Ellis, O: thunder Road Ranch; 3: KRYPTONIGHT LOA (Krewe x Mystic Night), H: Laura Powell, O: Mercedes Durham; 4: CANADIANCLUBONICE (Zodiac Matador x tR Bare Essence), H: Jacqueline Porteny, O: Lori Ragland; 5: HOUR CUERVO TR (Laddinn Hour AP x Dakota BtL), H: Allison Harp, O: Donna Hughes. Reining Arabian Reining Horse Championship Champion: TAMAR VISION QUEST (tamar

Arabian Reining Junior Horse Championship - Champion: SMOKIN GUNS (Blew By You x Class Of Angels), H: John O’Hara, O: Joy Buck; Reserve: TAMAR JUSTICE FOR ALL (Mais shah x sC Flirtation), H: gordon Potts, O: Kim Corgey; 3: TA HORIZON (Kordelas x Hulanka PAsB), H: John O’Hara, O: stephen grove; 4: AL-MARAH POWER PARADE (AM Double Dream x AM Lightening Raid), H: Crystal McNutt-Brock, O: Bazy tankersley; 5: KING ARTHUR FWM (*El Nabila B x *Piroette), H: Fred goslin Jr, O: Joy Buck.

Arabian Reining Horse ATR Championship - Champion: DLC EL REGALO (*Nilo x Madesta), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Linda Clark; Reserve: MCA DIESEL (Merlann x spring Wynd), H: Abby Jensen, O: Jensen Arabians, Inc. Trail Arabian Western Trail Horse Championship - Champion: IMMORTAL TREASURE (D A Napitov x sugarnspice MC), H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; Reserve: RVR AUTHENTIKHEMO (Khemosabi x Authenticgorgious), H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; 3: HA GARNYS FIRE (garnizon x Fezafire), H: Debbie Webster, O: Betsy Barnes; 4: KN RIO TUFF (tuffco x Rio My Donna), H: Margaret Woodruff, O: Margaret Woodruff; 5: PKA MPOSSIBLEDREAM (PKA Audamaetion x AM Dream song), H: Dr. Karlan Downing, O: Karma Arabians. August 2011 | Region 9 • 29


Arabian Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over and AATR Champion VJ BERRYANCE (Sundance Kid V x Berrymerri Bey V), ridden by Mari Perczak for owner Leah Perczak.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 and AATR Select Rider Champion PRINCE OF THYME (Pryme Thyme x WCA Perfectiming), ridden by Michelle Stephens for owner Laura Bradley.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure JOTR and JTR 14-17 Champion VJ BERRYANCE (Sundance Kid V x Berrymerri Bey V), ridden by owner Leah Perczak.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Champion TAMAR SAVOIR FAIRE (Neposzar x NDL Vanity Fair), ridden by owner Brooke Dowding.

Arabian Hunter Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Champion FIELD OF LIFE (Muirfield x Sai La Vie), ridden by Melissa Gilbert for owner Mallory Harrell.

Arabian English Show Hack Champion HELIOS VA (Allionce x Zaras Pride), ridden by Sandy Bentley for owner Debbie Higgins.

Arabian Western Trail Horse ATR Championship - Champion: RVR AUTHENTIKHEMO (Khemosabi x Authenticgorgious), H: margaret Lucas, o: margaret Lucas; Reserve: IMMORTAL TREASURE (D A napitov x sugarnspice mC), H: margaret Lucas, o: margaret Lucas; 3: KM ARISTOSON (Asil Aristocrat x Am Dream song), H: Dr. Karlan Downing, o: Karma Arabians; 4: HA GARNYS FIRE (Garnizon x Fezafire), H: betsy barnes, o: betsy barnes; 5: KN RIO TUFF (Tuffco x rio my Donna), H: margaret Woodruff, o: margaret Woodruff.

(Khemonada x Fahim Aphrodisia), H: Lisa Gallery, o: Lisa Gallery.

CYLEBRITY (rohara moon storm x Cytrina), H: Katharyn Hart, o: Katharyn Hart.

Arabian Working Cow Horse Junior Horse Championship - Champion: CJ SHADOW DANCE (Daalum el nefous x ss mystik shadow), H: eddie ralston, o: Charles Jolley; Reserve: ANISA GAMAL (Amiin x bint Gamal), H: Larry Westmoreland, o: Deni Grissette.

Cutting

Working Cow

Arabian Working Cow Horse JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: AMERIKAN EAGLE (r Classic Touch x state of Liberty), H: megan sitzman, o: Gary Howard.

Arabian Working Cow Horse Championship Champion: HHRS BEAU IDEAL (Tanzmen x buszina V), H: eddie ralston, o: Connie Walker; Reserve: CIMMARRON SUNRISE (Cimmarron bey x Hawaiian Dancer), H: Kathy braden, o: Larry nace; 3: TAMAR VISIONARY (neposzar x balanai), H: eddie ralston, o: Tamara Hanby; 4: SOGO KHEMO

Arabian Reined Cow Horse Open Championship - Champion: AMERIKAN EAGLE (r Classic Touch x state of Liberty), H: eddie ralston, o: Gary Howard; Reserve: SOGO KHEMO (Khemonada x Fahim Aphrodisia), H: Lisa Gallery, o: Lisa Gallery; 3: TAMAR VISIONARY (neposzar x balanai), H: eddie ralston, o: Tamara Hanby; 4: VALLEJO

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Arabian Cutting Open Championship Champion: AL MARAH SILVER MAGIC (sDA silver Legend x DWFs imajica), H: John Garland, o: Vango Arabians; Reserve: DWFS IMAJICA (Am sea Captain x Am Honeysuckle), H: Larry Westmoreland, o: Deni Grissette; 3: CLASSIC CAL (Cal-o-ramus x Durfria), H: Larry Westmoreland, o: summer rupley; 4: BINT RHISLETTA (bask el Pasha x rhisletta), H: Derek Glover, o: David Dickerson. Arabian Cutting Non-Pro Championship Champion: CLASSIC CAL (Cal-o-ramus x Durfria), H: summer rupley, o: summer rupley. Arabian Cutting $5,000 Limit Novice Horse Championship - Champion: AL MARAH SILVER MAGIC (sDA silver Legend x


Arabian English Show Hack AAOTR Champion POST MARK (Express Male x May Elation), ridden by owner Robyn Thieme-Skylar.

Arabian English Show Hack JTR 17 & Under Champion X-CALIBURR (Matoi x Electra WMF), ridden by Chloe Barnett for owner HallBarnett Arabians.

Arabian Mounted Native Costume Open and JTR 17 & Under Champion FLAME ISON (Mi Tosk x Ultra Flame), ridden by Hannah Wimberly for owner Kathie Williams.

Arabian Mounted Native Costume AATR Champion BR SHAH JUBEY ( Ju Bey Shah x BR Duba Eleby), ridden by owner Susan Istre.

Arabian Western Trail Horse Champion IMMORTAL TREASURE (D A Napitov x Sugarnspice MC), ridden by owner Margaret Lucas.

Arabian Western Trail Horse ATR Champion RVR AUTHENTIKHEMO (Khemosabi x Authenticgorgious), ridden by owner Margaret Lucas.

DWFs Imajica), H: John garland, O: Vango Arabians; Reserve: OASIS DREAM LItE (AM seagfreed x AM Lead Kindlite), H: Eddie Ralston, O: Nancy Brant; 3: DONS LIL SHAMROCK (Don Millord x Angel Essence), H: Derek glover, O: David Dickerson; 4: tAMAR BRAVADO (Neposzar x Balanchina), H: travis Anderson, O: tamara Hanby.

Arabians LP; 5: MOSt POPULAR (Baske Afire x Precisely Poppy), H: theresa Burdett, O: theresa Burdett.

Geldings

Half-Arabian Halter Mares HA/AA Mare 2 & Over Championship Champion: AMERIKAN SPIRIt (gt Integra x Lakesides Raw silk), H: steven Heathcott, O: Michele smith; Reserve: LEGACY’S DEStINEE (silverado Legacy x My Kaamora), H: silvio Moraes, O: Pamela gault; 3: tAMAR DEVINE DESIGN (the Color Of Fame x shameless Desire), H: troy Peterson, O: Dana Daniels; 4: tA LUCKY LASS (Kordelas x Luck Destiny), H: Wendye gardiner, O: toskhara

AHA HA/AA Yearling Filly Sweepstakes Championship - Champion: tA LUCKY LADY (Kordelas x Lucky Destiny), H: Wendye gardiner, O: toskhara Arabians LP; Reserve: WC ENYA WILDEStDREAMS (WC Ali gazal x WC Enya Dreams), H: Kim Morgan, O: Holly Woods Dillin. HA/AA Mare 2 & Over AOtH Championship - Champion: AMERIKAN SPIRIt (gt Integra x Lakesides Raw silk), H: Michele smith, O: Michele smith; Reserve: tAMAR DEVINE DESIGN (the Color Of Fame x shameless Desire), H: Dana Daniels, O: Dana Daniels; 3: MOSt POPULAR (Baske Afire x Precisely Poppy), H: theresa Burdett, O: theresa Burdett; 4: tA LUCKY LASS (Kordelas x Luck Destiny), H: Richard Reed, O: toskhara Arabians LP; 5: LEGACY’S DEStINEE (silverado Legacy x My Kaamora), H: Pamela gault, O: Pamela gault.

HA/AA Gelding 2 & Over Championship Champion: CHICK MAGNEt (Baske Afire x Ring girl), H: Kim Morgan, O: Herbert Meites; Reserve: RUSSELL CROWE (Valantino x RPA Electric Jam), H: Brandon Walker, O: Laura Metzger; 3: BSA WILD tHING (El ghazi x Endless Legacy), H: Jason Krohn, O: Oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm; 4: tHANXFORtHEMEMORIES (Atomic Deluxe x Hidden Delight), H: Chantelle Lewis, O: Lynda McCarthy. AHA HA/AA Yearling Colt/Gelding Sweepstakes Championship - Champion: WC ALI NIGHt LONG (WC Ali gazal x sassys Night Out HM), H: Anthony steiner, O: Holly Woods Dillin; Reserve: ROXStARR (Ronde Vu x Just Jaylo), H: Kim Morgan, O: Karen Wesche; 3: tOOCOOL FOR SCHOOL (Color Me toocool x ss Coquette), H: Mark Allen, O: Mark Allen; 4: KIAMICHI LDF (Renaissanse x Bigsteppin Bell), H: Elaine Dean, O: Elaine Dean.

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Arabian Working Cow Horse Champion HHRS BEAU IDEAL (Tanzmen x Buszina V), ridden by Eddie Ralston for owner Connie Walker.

Arabian Working Cow Horse Junior Horse Champion CJ SHADOW DANCE (Daalum El Nefous x SS Mystik Shadow), ridden by Eddie Ralston for owner Charles Jolley.

Arabian Cutting Open and $5,000 Limit Novice Horse Champion AL MARAH SILVER MAGIC (SDA Silver Legend x DWFS Imajica), ridden by John Garland for owner Vango Arabians.

Arabian Cutting Non-Pro Champion CLASSIC CAL (Cal-O-Ramus x Durfria), ridden by owner Summer Rupley.

HA/AA Mare 2 & Over Champion AMERIKAN SPIRIT (GT Integra x Lakesides Raw Silk), shown by Steven Heathcott for owner Michele Smith.

AHA HA/AA Yearling Filly Breeding & Sweepstakes Champion TA LUCKY LADY (Kordelas x Lucky Destiny), shown by Wendye Gardiner for owner Toskhara Arabians LP.

HA/AA Gelding 2 & Over AOTH Championship - Champion: RUSSELL CROWE (Valantino x rPA electric Jam), H: Laura metzger, o: Laura metzger; Reserve: BSA WILD THING (el Ghazi x endless Legacy), H: Grant Krohn, o: oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm; 3: CHICK MAGNET (baske Afire x ring Girl), H: Herbert meites, o: Herbert meites; 4: DS ISLE OF JUSTICE (V Padrons Justice x island song), H: Laurel Wieck, o: June Yahola.

Gordon Potts, o: michelle Deroche; 4: BASKE ROYALTY (baske Afire x sherry royale), H: silvio Domingues, o: Donna Hughes.

HA/AA English Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: SPARKAFIRE BF (Afire bey V x Clover Hill’s blazing Luck), H: Amanda Purdin, o: boisvert Farms LLC; Reserve: HALSTEADS WATCHME (Ariberry bey V x Halstead’s sandy), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 3: STAR FIRE OH (Toskabi x Why not Diamonds), H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; 4: WS CENTER STAGE (AA Apollo bey x stage Fright), H: Tiffany meites, o: Herbert meites; 5: ATTENSION (Pension CAHr x Atlanta), H: michelle Deroche, o: michelle Deroche.

Half-Arabian Performance English Pleasure HA/AA English Pleasure Championship Champion: SPARKAFIRE BF (Afire bey V x Clover Hill’s blazing Luck), H: Joel Gangi, o: boisvert Farms LLC; Reserve: WS CENTER STAGE (AA Apollo bey x stage Fright), H: melissa barter-bradley, o: Herbert meites; 3: ATTENSION (Pension CAHr x Atlanta), H:

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HA/AA English Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: SULTANS EXPRESS IHF (iXL noble express x sultan’s Taken by storm), H: Gordon Potts, o: The brass ring, inc. HA/AA English Pleasure AAOTR Championship - Champion: SUMMER PRINCESS JA (Alimah Justice x Come summer), H: rachel Ginter, o: rachel Ginter; Reserve: HALSTEADS WATCHME (Ariberry bey V x Halstead’s sandy), H: rhonda White, o: Timberidge Family LLP; 3: WS CENTER STAGE (AA Apollo bey x stage Fright), H: Tiffany meites, o: Herbert meites; 4: STAR FIRE OH (Toskabi x Why not Diamonds), H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; 5: BASKE ROYALTY (baske Afire x sherry royale), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes.

HA/AA English Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: COMIC STRIP ( Justafire DGL x La mirabella), H: Jacqueline Porteny, o: Jacqueline Porteny; Reserve: MI MINI ME (Toskabi x Dolly), H: Jacquelyn King, o: Jacquelyn King; 3: DONT BE KREWEL (Krewe x Caramac’s First Lady), H: mary Catherine ellis, o: mary Catherine ellis; 4: TWENTY FOUR SEVEN ( Justafire DGL


HA/AA Mare 2 & Over AOTH Champion AMERIKAN SPIRIT (GT Integra x Lakesides Raw Silk), shown by owner Michele Smith.

HA/AA Gelding 2 & Over Champion CHICK MAGNET (Baske Afire x Ring Girl), shown by Kim Morgan for owner Herbert Meites.

AHA HA/AA Yearling Colt/Gelding Breeding & Sweepstakes Champion WC ALI NIGHT LONG (WC Ali Gazal x Sassys Night Out HM), shown by Anthony Steiner for owner Holly Woods Dillin.

HA/AA Gelding 2 & Over AOTH Champion RUSSELL CROWE (Valantino x RPA Electric Jam), shown by owner Laura Metzger.

HA/AA English Pleasure Champion SPARKAFIRE BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), ridden by Joel Gangi for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

HA/AA English Pleasure Junior Horse Champion SULTANS EXPRESS IHF (IXL Noble Express x Sultan’s Taken By Storm), ridden by Gordon Potts for owner The Brass Ring, Inc.

x sultans seamaid), H: Andrew Andersen, O: gina Andersen.

sheer Energy), H: Chase Harvill, O: Linda Fontana; 4: RUSSELL CROWE (Valantino x RPA Electric Jam), H: Josh Quintus, O: Laura Metzger; 5: JUST DANCE WITH ME ( Justafire DgL x sultan’s sheer Energy), H: Kathleen stevens, O: Christine Hansen.

x sultan’s sheer Energy), H: Linda Fontana, O: Linda Fontana; Reserve: JOHNNY FANTASTIC (Eqynox x Evening Interlude), H: Jennifer Quintus, O: Jennifer Quintus; 3: PRINCESS GRACE KELLY (the Nobelest x Kelly Le Brock), H: J. Denise Nichols, O: Jet stream Arabians, Inc.; 4: KR DIRT DEVIL (BFA Kings Kat x Apollos Zalae), H: Robin Ann Priestly, O: Robin Ann Priestly; 5: FS THATSA COLD SHOT (IXL Noble Express x Highpoint’s Dirty Dancer), H: Robyn thiemeskylar, O: Robyn thieme-skylar.

HA/AA English Pleasure JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: SUMMER PRINCESS JA (Alimah Justice x Come summer), H: Megan sitzman, O: Rachel ginter; Reserve: DONT BE KREWEL (Krewe x Caramac’s First Lady), H: Mary Catherine Ellis, O: Mary Catherine Ellis; 3: COMIC STRIP ( Justafire DgL x La Mirabella), H: Jacqueline Porteny, O: Jacqueline Porteny; 4: MI MINI ME (toskabi x Dolly), H: Jacquelyn King, O: Jacquelyn King; 5: TWENTY FOUR SEVEN ( Justafire DgL x sultans seamaid), H: Andrew Andersen, O: gina Andersen. HA/AA Country English Pleasure Championship - Champion: POP STAR (Afire Bey V x Precisely Poppy), H: gordon Potts, O: Koy Moody; Reserve: SA BOLD INTRIGUE (the Nobelest x Reedann’s Coral World), H: Kellye Hill, O: 6D Ranch Ltd.; 3: SHEER RAZZ MA TAZZ (MD Dreamaker x sultan’s

HA/AA Country English Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: STARBUCKS BF (Afire Bey V x Haute Chocolate), H: Joel gangi, O: Boisvert Farms LLC; Reserve: CENTER OF ATTENTION (Baske Afire x Ring girl), H: Chase Harvill, O: Jessica Everitt; 3: MY ROSE AFIRE (Afire Bey V x Rosa W), H: Josh Quintus, O: Ellen Orthwein; 4: BOB SEGER BF (Bolt WB x Clover Hills Blazing Luck), H: A. Rhein standish, O: Boisvert Farms LLC; 5: JERAMIAH WB (Bolt WB x summer’s Radiance), H: Diane Louw, O: WB Arabians. HA/AA Country English Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Championship - Champion: SHEER RAZZ MA TAZZ (MD Dreamaker

HA/AA Country English Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Championship - Champion: AFIRE PHANTOM BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), H: Annalise Himmel, O: Mark Paul Himmel; Reserve: SERGEANT PEPPER LOA (Millennium LOA x Haunting Passion), H: Quincy Despain, O: Robin Despain; 3: HEY BEY BE (Hey Hallelujah x scarlets swirling Ember), H: Dallas Joiner, O: Dallas Joiner; 4: HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), H:

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HA/AA English Pleasure AAOTR Champion SUMMER PRINCESS JA (Alimah Justice x Come Summer), ridden by owner Rachel Ginter.

HA/AA English Pleasure AATR Champion SPARKAFIRE BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), ridden by Amanda Purdin for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

HA/AA English Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under Champion COMIC STRIP ( Justafire DGL x La Mirabella), ridden by owner Jacqueline Porteny.

HA/AA English Pleasure JTR 17 & Under Champion SUMMER PRINCESS JA (Alimah Justice x Come Summer), ridden by Megan Sitzman for owner Rachel Ginter.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure Champion POP STAR (Afire Bey V x Precisely Poppy), ridden by Gordon Potts for owner Koy Moody.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure Junior Horse Champion STARBUCKS BF (Afire Bey V x Haute Chocolate), ridden by Joel Gangi for owner Boisvert Farms LLC.

megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 5: CENTER OF ATTENTION (baske Afire x ring Girl), H: Jessica everitt, o: Jessica everitt.

Figueroa; 3: EXECUTIVE DECISION MCF (DW bonfire x sarah’s singular sensation), H: Jasmine Anwer, o: Jasmine Anwer; 4: SWEET MISBEHAVIN (sultan’s Great Day x Pierouette), H: michelle evans, o: michelle evans; 5: CJ CLOSE ENCOUNTER (The Viscount x Hot Flashez TsA), H: erin strong, o: erin strong.

PROS PRINCESS (sm Profection x Callaway’s evening Line), H: sarah elizabeth ellis, o: sarah elizabeth ellis; Reserve: TAMAR MOJO RISING (mamage x Chills n Thrills), H: brooke Dowding, o: brooke Dowding; 3: EXPRESSIONIST (baske Afire x express Yourself ), H: Hannah Hatch, o: Hannah Hatch.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: GIGGOLO (Afire bey V x The small Town blues), H: bailey strange, o: bailey strange; Reserve: CENTER OF ATTENTION (baske Afire x ring Girl), H: Jessica everitt, o: Jessica everitt; 3: JERAMIAH WB (bolt Wb x summer’s radiance), H: Daniel bogan, o: Wb Arabians; 4: RH MAMENTO (mamage x Lakeview’s savoir Faire), H: samantha Figueroa, o: samantha Figueroa; 5: JOHNNY FANTASTIC (eqynox x evening interlude), H: Jennifer Quintus, o: Jennifer Quintus. HA/AA Country English Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: AFIRE PHANTOM BF (Afire bey V x Clover Hill’s blazing Luck), H: Deborah Ann Himmel, o: mark Paul Himmel; Reserve: RH MAMENTO (mamage x Lakeview’s savoir Faire), H: samantha Figueroa, o: samantha

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HA/AA Country English Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: SA BOLD INTRIGUE (The nobelest x reedann’s Coral World), H: Juliette Dell, o: 6D ranch Ltd.; Reserve: POP STAR (Afire bey V x Precisely Poppy), H: Koy moody, o: Koy moody; 3: TEMPTING FAIT (CH Harlem Town x Tr Fait Accompli), H: Taylor Kraft, o: Taylor Kraft; 4: GSF HIGH CALIBER (VCP magnifire x Peaceful blues), H: Alex Holloway, o: Alex Holloway; 5: HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), H: Allison Harp, o: Donna Hughes. HA/AA Country English Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: LJR

HA/AA Country English Pleasure JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: SA BOLD INTRIGUE (The nobelest x reedann’s Coral World), H: Juliette Dell, o: 6D ranch Ltd.; Reserve: POP STAR (Afire bey V x Precisely Poppy), H: Koy moody, o: Koy moody; 3: TOI STORE CRF (matoi x Fantasy Watch), H: Alex Holloway, o: robin Porter; 4: KRA AFIRE SONG (KrA Afire Works x Callaway’s Carioca), H: emma Kate Kendrick, o: Patrick Kendrick; 5: TEMPTING FAIT (CH Harlem Town x Tr Fait Accompli), H: Taylor Kraft, o: Taylor Kraft. HA/AA Country English Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: TAMAR MOJO RISING (mamage x Chills


HA/AA Country English Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Champion SHEER RAZZ MA TAZZ (MD Dreamaker x Sultan’s Sheer Energy), ridden by owner Linda Fontana.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Champion AFIRE PHANTOM BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), ridden by Annalise Himmel for owner Mark Paul Himmel.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure AATR Champion GIGGOLO (Afire Bey V x The Small Town Blues), ridden by owner Bailey Strange.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure AATR Select Rider Champion AFIRE PHANTOM BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), ridden by Deborah Ann Himmel for owner Mark Paul Himmel.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure JOTR and JTR 14-17 Champion SA BOLD INTRIGUE (The Nobelest x Reedann’s Coral World), ridden by Juliette Dell for owner 6D Ranch Ltd.

HA/AA Country English Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Champion LJR PROS PRINCESS (SM Profection x Callaway’s Evening Line), ridden by owner Sarah Elizabeth Ellis.

N thrills), H: Brooke Dowding, O: Brooke Dowding; Reserve: LJR PROS PRINCESS (sM Profection x Callaway’s Evening Line), H: sarah Elizabeth Ellis, O: sarah Elizabeth Ellis; 3: EXPRESSIONIST (Baske Afire x Express Yourself ), H: Hannah Hatch, O: Hannah Hatch.

Come summer), H: Rachel ginter, O: Rachel ginter; 4: HALSTEAD JACKSON (Halsteads Muskatll x gara-Miss), H: Annalise Himmel, O: Mark Paul Himmel.

Lauren Wagner, O: Lauren Wagner; 3: CA BOOMERANG (D A Napitov x Boomers Lady Zippo), H: tracy Wynne Caruth, O: tracy Wynne Caruth; 4: DD DANCE ALOT ( JDM Rain Dance x With spirit BWFs), H: Rachel Youngblood, O: sherri Youngblood, DVM; 5: TAMAR WINCHESTERS ACE (MsA Magic Evening x tamar Lady sunshine), H: Erin Ellis, O: Erin Ellis.

Park HA/AA Park Horse Championship Champion: JUST BREEZIN (Alimah Justice x Breezy Dolly), H: Jason Krohn, O: Double R Ranch; Reserve: SOUL SISTER CH (sultan’s great Day x simplysensational), H: Chase Harvill, O: Nanci Williams; 3: BBOUNCE (Apollopalooza x Out trot Em), H: Robin Young Bray, O: Robin Young Bray. HA/AA Park Horse ATR Championship Champion: BBOUNCE (Apollopalooza x Out trot Em), H: Robin Young Bray, O: Robin Young Bray; Reserve: CA MINI MOUSE (D A Napitov x Carnation’s Fire Dance), H: tracy Wynne Caruth, O: tracy Wynne Caruth; 3: SUMMER PRINCESS JA (Alimah Justice x

Side Saddle HA/AA Ladies Side Saddle Championship Champion: TAMAR WINCHESTERS ACE (MsA Magic Evening x tamar Lady sunshine), H: Erin Ellis, O: Erin Ellis; Reserve: JOE BOXER (Charadd x Miss Hancock’s Ding), H: Chaille Hollensworth, O: Jana Crawford; 3: TAMAR MATA HARI (tamar tuxedo Affair x Nanikka), H: Kathy Braden, O: Erin Leahy; 4: AFIRE PHANTOM BF (Afire Bey V x Clover Hill’s Blazing Luck), H: Annalise Himmel, O: Mark Paul Himmel. HA/AA Ladies Side Saddle ATR Championship - Champion: SERGEANT PEPPER LOA (Millennium LOA x Haunting Passion), H: Quincy Despain, O: Robin Despain; Reserve: KNIGHT OF GLORY (Heir to glory x savierene B), H:

Driving HA/AA Pleasure Driving Championship Champion: MI MINI ME (toskabi x Dolly), H: Jason Krohn, O: Jacquelyn King; Reserve: BASKE ROYALTY (Baske Afire x sherry Royale), H: silvio Domingues, O: Donna Hughes. HA/AA Country Pleasure Driving Championship - Champion: HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), H: silvio Domingues, O: Donna Hughes; Reserve: TEMPTING FAIT (CH Harlem town x tR Fait Accompli), H: gordon Potts, O: taylor Kraft; 3: KR DIRT DEVIL (BFA Kings Kat x August 2011 | Region 9 • 35


HA/AA Country English Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Champion TAMAR MOJO RISING (Mamage x Chills N Thrills), ridden by owner Brooke Dowding.

HA/AA Park Horse Champion JUST BREEZIN (Alimah Justice x Breezy Dolly), ridden by Jason Krohn for owner Double R Ranch.

HA/AA Park Horse ATR Champion BBOUNCE (Apollopalooza x Out Trot Em), ridden by owner Robin Young Bray.

HA/AA Ladies Side Saddle Champion TAMAR WINCHESTERS ACE (MSA Magic Evening x Tamar Lady Sunshine), ridden by owner Erin Ellis.

HA/AA Ladies Side Saddle ATR Champion SERGEANT PEPPER LOA (Millennium LOA x Haunting Passion), ridden by Quincy DeSpain for owner Robin DeSpain.

HA/AA Pleasure Driving Champion MI MINI ME (Toskabi x Dolly), driven by Jason Krohn for owner Jacquelyn King.

Apollos Zalae), H: Jason Krohn, o: robin Ann Priestly; 4: BLOCKBUSTER (monogramm x movie maker), H: Jane Ann Godsey, o: Jane Ann Godsey; 5: CAUGHT RED HANDED (baske Afire x The small Town blues), H: stacy mcCrary, o: Tres soles Arabians LLC.

on Doc), H: Josh Quintus, o: Lynn Andrews; Reserve: LLEGALLY BLONDE (Alada baskin x moonlight An ice), H: J.T. Keller, o: Carrie mcAninch; 3: VALLEJO ZIPINMOON (rohara moon storm x Zippo Pine bubble), H: bob Hart Jr., o: Trent Trahan; 4: CA SKY HIGH (sky Fighter x sAA Aladdinette), H: Gordon Potts, o: richard Waddell; 5: CALL ME AWESOME (nW Awesome x miss rippin rascal), H: stanley White iii, o: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership.

rock Farms, inc.; 5: SATISFACTIONN (sundance Kid V x London Lace), H: Gordon Potts, o: mari Perczak.

HA/AA Country Pleasure Driving ATD Championship - Champion: HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; Reserve: TEMPTING FAIT (CH Harlem Town x Tr Fait Accompli), H: Taylor Kraft, o: Taylor Kraft; 3: GI JZOE (Apollopalooza x Admirals night Flame), H: Juliette Dell, o: 6D ranch Ltd; 4: BLOCKBUSTER (monogramm x movie maker), H: Jane Ann Godsey, o: Jane Ann Godsey; 5: JOHNNY FANTASTIC (eqynox x evening interlude), H: Jennifer Quintus, o: Jennifer Quintus. Western Pleasure HA/AA Western Pleasure Championship Champion: L MILLANA (millano x bullish

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HA/AA Western Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: KA ROUNDABOUT MIDNITE (sir Fames HbV x KA Dream in Color), H: Josh Quintus, o: Lori-Kay Frommann; Reserve: SMOKIN N HAVANA (rohara moon storm x smokums miss Doc bar), H: bob Hart Jr., o: Jessie szymanski; 3: WC MARCO POLO (renaissanse x Cuervos Valantina), H: randy Anderson, o: sheryl newberry; 4: ONE GOOD COWBOY (Lucky sol moon x bey belle starr), H: stanley White, Jr., o: White

HA/AA Western Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Championship - Champion: CALIENTE VIRTUOSO (C A Hermoso x Crystal blue Persuasion), H: robin Porter, o: robin Porter; Reserve: WR VALERO (Amazing Fame V x oreo), H: Kathy White, o: White rock Farms, inc.; 3: UNZIPPED FOR KIXX (exxpectation x Lil Pine blossom), H: Kathleen eickholt Hinson, o: Kathleen eickholt Hinson; 4: WS HOT LIKE ME (LbA Lode star x snooks may Fly), H: Amelia Ann Gunter, o: Amelia Ann Gunter; 5: L MILLANA (millano x bullish on Doc), H: Lynn Andrews, o: Lynn Andrews. HA/AA Western Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Championship - Champion: SPIRYT (*europejczyk x sweet Painted Lady), H: Lauren elyse Waddell, o: richard Waddell; Reserve: ZIPS PROMISE (Xtreme Phlash x Zip me Lucky), H: George Wiley ii, o: George Wiley


HA/AA Country Pleasure Driving Champion HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), driven by Silvio Domingues for owner Donna Hughes.

HA/AA Country Pleasure Driving ATD Champion HELLO MOTO (Clout x Ambitions Afire), driven by Megan Harp for owner Donna Hughes.

HA/AA Western Pleasure Champion L MILLANA (Millano x Bullish On Doc), ridden by Josh Quintus for owner Lynn Andrews.

HA/AA Western Pleasure Junior Horse Champion KA ROUNDABOUT MIDNITE (Sir Fames HBV x KA Dream In Color), ridden by Josh Quintus for owner Lori-Kay Frommann.

HA/AA Western Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Champion CALIENTE VIRTUOSO (C A Hermoso x Crystal Blue Persuasion), ridden by owner Robin Porter.

HA/AA Western Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Champion SPIRYT (*Europejczyk x Sweet Painted Lady), ridden by Lauren Elyse Waddell for owner Richard Waddell.

II; 3: ZA ALWAYS A LADY (ss Painted Intimidator x Ritz Romance sF), H: Paige Peebles, O: Paige Peebles; 4: TAMAR DEVINE DESIGN (the Color Of Fame x shameless Desire), H: Wendi stegall, O: Dana Daniels; 5: KRA EASTER SUNRISE (Karma Ridge Harlem sunrise x KRA Aunt Bunny), H: Alexa Nichols, O: Jet stream Arabians, Inc.

(sky Fighter x sAA Aladdinette), H: Richard Waddell, O: Richard Waddell; Reserve: KRA EASTER SUNRISE (Karma Ridge Harlem sunrise x KRA Aunt Bunny), H: J. Denise Nichols, O: Jet stream Arabians, Inc.; 3: CEA IMA DIVA (Poco Van star two x sg Labelle solay), H: theresa Roy, O: Carmelle Rooker; 4: TAMAR DEVINE DESIGN (the Color Of Fame x shameless Desire), H: Dana Daniels, O: Dana Daniels; 5: BSA WILD THING (El ghazi x Endless Legacy), H: Mary Knebel; O: Oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm.

(MsA Magic Evening x tamar Lady sunshine), H: Erin Ellis, O: Erin Ellis.

HA/AA Western Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: WR VALERO (Amazing Fame V x Oreo), H: Kathy White, O: White Rock Farms, Inc.; Reserve: THE BLACK PEARL G (Ima Fancy scotch Bar x Fa-stara), H: Peggy splawn, O: Peggy splawn; 3: WS HOT LIKE ME (LBA Lode star x snooks May Fly), H: Amelia Ann gunter, O: Amelia Ann gunter; 4: MATEO BPA (Krusayder x shes All that), H: Robert Nash, O: Robert Nash; 5: CALIENTE VIRTUOSO (C A Hermoso x Crystal Blue Persuasion), H: Robin Porter, O: Robin Porter. HA/AA Western Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: CA SKY HIGH

HA/AA Western Pleasure JOTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: WR VALERO (Amazing Fame V x Oreo), H: Kaitlin White, O: White Rock Farms, Inc.; Reserve: DD DANCE ALOT ( JDM Rain Dance x With spirit BWFs), H: Rachel Youngblood, O: sherri Youngblood, DVM; 3: LLEGALLY BLONDE (Alada Baskin x Moonlight An Ice), H: taylor McAninch, O: Carrie McAninch; 4: TICKET TO HOLLYWOOD (Hollywood White x Krasala), H: Andrew Andersen, O: Jimmy stockton; 5: TAMAR WINCHESTERS ACE

HA/AA Western Pleasure JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: WR VALERO (Amazing Fame V x Oreo), H: Kaitlin White, O: White Rock Farms, Inc.; Reserve: DLC TOTAL ECLIPSE (Lucky sol Moon x Z Desert Moon), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Dennis Clark; 3: TICKET TO HOLLYWOOD (Hollywood White x Krasala), H: Andrew Andersen, O: Jimmy stockton; 4: DD DANCE ALOT ( JDM Rain Dance x With spirit BWFs), H: Rachel Youngblood, O: sherri Youngblood, DVM; 5: TAMAR WINCHESTERS ACE (MsA Magic Evening x tamar Lady sunshine), H: Erin Ellis, O: Erin Ellis. HA/AA Western Pleasure 3-Year-Old Futurity - Champion: TAMAR CHIARO DI LUNA (Mais shah x tamar Lady sunshine), H: troy Peterson, O: tamara Hanby; Reserve: EARLS GONE HOLLYWOOD (Hollywood White x tikis song), H: C J Wagner, O: Jimmy stockton; 3: TAMAR BRADLEY (tamar August 2011 | Region 9 • 37


HA/AA Western Pleasure AATR Champion Wr VaLErO (Amazing Fame V x Oreo), ridden by Kathy White for owner White Rock Farms, Inc.

HA/AA Western Pleasure AATR Select Rider Champion Ca SKY HIGH (Sky Fighter x SAA Aladdinette), ridden by owner Richard Waddell.

HA/AA Western Pleasure JOTR and JTR 17 & Under Champion Wr VaLErO (Amazing Fame V x Oreo), ridden by Kaitlin White for owner White Rock Farms, Inc.

HA/AA Western Pleasure 3-Year-Old Futurity Champion Tamar CHIarO DI LUNa (Mais Shah x Tamar Lady Sunshine), ridden by Troy Peterson for owner Tamara Hanby.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure Champion KHarDINaL SIN (Khadraj NA x Sumis Violet), ridden by Wendy Potts for owner Shamrock Farms LLC.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure Junior Horse Champion WD NOBLE LaDD (IXl Noble Express x Gifted JG), ridden by Wendy Potts for owner Audrey Zinke.

Visionary x sunkisz Angelfire), H: Anna Penell, o: Tamara Hanby.

TAMAR GLORIOUS (neposzar x Tamar Tiger Lilly), H: meghan Veitenheimer, o: Tamara Hanby; 4: KHILLIAN RED (Khadraj nA x sumis Violet), H: stephanie sage, o: Julia neufeld; 5: TAMAR FULL THROTTLE (baskhazi iii x Jewels Classic spring), H: Jamie Fox, o: Tamara Hanby.

Reserve: KHARDINAL SIN (Khadraj nA x sumis Violet), H: Leslie Doran sommer, o: shamrock Farms LLC; 3: TYRANNY (baske Afire x Katharine Tierney), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 4: TAMARHOTIEMCYUNGPANTS (Apollopalooza x Fanacation Talk), H: meghan Veitenheimer, o: meghan Veitenheimer; 5: MR MASTER FLASH (D A napitov x ms Flamin Flasher), H: Gretchen Heberling, o: Gary Heberling.

Hunter Pleasure HA/AA Hunter Pleasure Championship Champion: KHARDINAL SIN (Khadraj nA x sumis Violet), H: Wendy Potts, o: shamrock Farms LLC; Reserve: RHYTHM DEVINE LOA (meistermind x Divine Heir), H: Caroline Ford, o: margaret Long; 3: KHROSSROADS PGA (Khadraj nA x Delwoods sabrina), H: stephanie sage, o: Pacific northwest equine, inc.; 4: CRACKLIN ROSCY (out of Cyte x Cymply red), H: sandy bentley, o: Jacquelyn King; 5: W S WINCHESTER (HF mister Chips x stage Fright), H: melissa barter-bradley, o: Herbert meites. HA/AA Hunter Pleasure Junior Horse Championship - Champion: WD NOBLE LADD (iXL noble express x Gifted JG), H: Wendy Potts, o: Audrey Zinke; Reserve: TYRANNY (baske Afire x Katharine Tierney), H: silvio Domingues, o: Donna Hughes; 3:

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HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Championship - Champion: RHYTHM DEVINE LOA (meistermind x Divine Heir), H: margaret Long, o: margaret Long; Reserve: TAMAR SMACK DADDY (neposzar x iris), H: Dana Daniels, o: Dana Daniels; 3: EC SYDE KICK (*numaa x symbol of success), H: samantha Hilliard, o: samantha Hilliard; 4: PLAY WITH FIRE (baske Afire x London Lace), H: mari Perczak, o: mari Perczak; 5: LALA TALLULAH (el Ghazi x Caramel moon), H: Frieda Hanson, o: Frieda Hanson. HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 Championship - Champion: EA SPACE JAM (Phi slama Jama x AA-estrella), H: Jane olson, o: Cylent Arabians LLC;

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AATR Championship - Champion: EA SPACE JAM (Phi slama Jama x AA-estrella), H: Jane olson, o: Cylent Arabians LLC; Reserve: TYRANNY (baske Afire x Katharine Tierney), H: megan Harp, o: Donna Hughes; 3: KHARDINAL SIN (Khadraj nA x sumis Violet), H: Leslie Doran sommer, o: shamrock Farms LLC; 4: TAMARHOTIEMCYUNGPANTS (Apollopalooza x Fanacation Talk), H: meghan Veitenheimer, o: meghan Veitenheimer; 5: KHROSSROADS PGA (Khadraj nA x


HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 40 & Over Champion RHYTHM DEVINE LOA (Meistermind x Divine Heir), ridden by owner Margaret Long.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AAOTR 18-39 and AATR Champion EA SPACE JAM (Phi Slama Jama x AA-Estrella), ridden by Jane Olson for owner Cylent Arabians LLC.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AATR Select Rider Champion DA FOXY BROWN (Triften x Bey Diva), ridden by Bonnie Burcham for owner Michelle Barrett.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JOTR and JTR 14-17 Champion PLAY WITH FIRE (Baske Afire x London Lace), ridden by Leah Perczak for owner Mari Perczak.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JOTR and JTR 13 & Under Champion TAMAR COOL KID (Neposzar x Iris), ridden by owner Alexa Potts.

HA/AA English Show Hack Champion STAR FIRE OH (Taskabi x Why Not Diamonds), ridden by Lindsay Williams for owner Kathie Williams.

Delwoods sabrina), H: Jayme Martino, O: Pacific Northwest Equine, Inc.

Clingingsmith; 4: THE CLOWN PRINCE WP ( J Krewe x Prince’s Clownin’ Around), H: Mary Margaret gilbert, O: Mary Margaret gilbert; 5: WC KHORONADO (Renaissanse x WC Khatalina Bey), H: Jenna Dillin, O: Holly Woods Dillin.

CHARGE (Charge x Moonlite Mstrpece), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; 3: PRINCESS FIONA (Regal Basque x Casinderella), H: Remy grace sass, O: Remy grace sass; 4: MORGEN LE FEY (First Cyte x Reedanns Moonraker), H: Hannah Wimberly, O: Hannah Wimberly; 5: KHROSSROADS PGA (Khadraj NA x Delwoods sabrina), H: Koy Moody, O: Pacific Northwest Equine, Inc.

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure AATR Select Rider Championship - Champion: DA FOXY BROWN (triften x Bey Diva), H: Bonnie Burcham, O: Michelle Barrett; Reserve: TAMAR TALKIN SMACK (Neposzar x Iris), H: Amelia Ann gunter, O: Lauren Wagner; 3: THE COLOR OF FLAME (the Color Of Fame x Naczeti), H: Wendy taylor, O: Wendy taylor; 4: COOKIN WITH FIRE (Baske Afire x Cookin sherry), H: Morgan Yetter, O: Morgan Yetter; 5: FAMOSO (CA Hermoso x Date With An Angel), H: Karen stroud, O: Amelia stroud. HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JOTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: PLAY WITH FIRE (Baske Afire x London Lace), H: Leah Perczak, O: Mari Perczak; Reserve: FINANCE CHARGE (Charge x Moonlite Mstrpece), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; 3: COLOR ME CHESTNUT (the Color Of Fame x Kayrons Kindra), H: Nicole Clingingsmith, O: Kari

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JOTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: TAMAR COOL KID (Neposzar x Iris), H: Alexa Potts, O: Alexa Potts; Reserve: FAMOSO (CA Hermoso x Date With An Angel), H: Amelia stroud, O: Amelia stroud; 3: ITS MYTIME TO SHINE (D A Napitov x time to Zip), H: Abagail trowbridge, O: Abagail trowbridge; 4: OUR UPTOWN GIRL (Islamorada x Our Rosey Lady), H: Ansley Julia Marquardt, O: Ansley Julia Marquardt; 5: THE CLOWN PRINCE WP ( J Krewe x Prince’s Clownin’ Around), H: Melissa gilbert, O: Mary Margaret gilbert. HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: PLAY WITH FIRE (Baske Afire x London Lace), H: Leah Perczak, O: Mari Perczak; Reserve: FINANCE

HA/AA Hunter Pleasure JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: TAMAR COOL KID (Neposzar x Iris), H: Alexa Potts, O: Alexa Potts; Reserve: FAMOSO (CA Hermoso x Date With An Angel), H: Amelia stroud, O: Amelia stroud; 3: DA FOXY BROWN (triften x Bey Diva), H: Regan White, O: Michelle Barrett; 4: ITS MYTIME TO SHINE (D A Napitov x time to Zip), H: Abagail trowbridge, O: Abagail trowbridge; 5: THE CLOWN PRINCE WP ( J Krewe x Prince’s Clownin’ Around), H: Melissa gilbert, O: Mary Margaret gilbert. August 2011 | Region 9 • 39


HA/AA English Show Hack ATR Champion HEY BEY BE (Hey Hallelujah x Scarlets Swirling Ember), ridden by owner Dallas Joiner.

HA/AA Mounted Native Costume Open and ATR Champion HALSTEAD JACKSON (Halsteads Muskatll x Gara-Miss), ridden by Annalise Himmel for owner Mark Paul Himmel.

HA/AA Reining Horse AAOTR Champion LONE STAR DESPERADO (RR Star x Lolita V), ridden by owner Cotton McNutt.

HA/AA Western Trail Horse Open and ATR Champion NAPINTIME (DA Napitov x Time To Zip), ridden by owner Margaret Lucas.

HA/AA Working Cow Junior Horse Champion PHOENIX CRYSTAL FIRE (ESQ Desert Fire x Crystal), ridden by Eddie Ralston for owner Donald Davis.

HA/AA Working Cow Horse ATR Champion COCO LUCERRO (Shahcolate Bey MA x Kandy Bar Freckle), ridden by owner Mark Shroyer.

Show Hack

H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; 4: JS RED ALERT (mamage x new York sass), H: Caron Horton-brooke, o: Caron Hortonbrooke; 5: SOUTHERN CHARM O H (babylon bey V x santana’s Charming Lady), H: Hannah Wimberly, o: Hannah Wimberly.

Jasmine Anwer, o: Jasmine Anwer; 3: CA MINI MOUSE (D A napitov x Carnation’s Fire Dance), H: Tracy Wynne Caruth, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth; 4: STAND AND DELIVER (standing room only x beignet), H: Hailey Herrin, o: Donna Knight; 5: HALSTEADS RED SUN (Halsteads muskatll x strawberry Wine), H: margaret Lucas, o: margaret Lucas.

HA/AA English Show Hack Championship - Champion: STAR FIRE OH (Toskabi x Why not Diamonds), H: Lindsay Williams, o: Kathie Williams; Reserve: FS THATSA COLD SHOT (iXL noble express x Highpoint’s Dirty Dancer), H: Kathleen stevens, o: robyn Thieme-skylar; 3: APOCALYPSO (el Ghazi x believer’s eighties Lady), H: marilyn sprague, o: marilyn sprague; 4: JDA MARKSMAN (GTF Hallmark x Gentle Lady), H: Jamie Fox, o: Lori sass; 5: TODAYSMYLUCKYDAY (mHr mayan Prince x CF Allusive Lady), H: Teri norell-Cansler, o: Cynthia brown. HA/AA English Show Hack ATR Championship - Champion: HEY BEY BE (Hey Hallelujah x scarlets swirling ember), H: Dallas Joiner, o: Dallas Joiner; Reserve: FS THATSA COLD SHOT (iXL noble express x Highpoint’s Dirty Dancer), H: robyn Thiemeskylar, o: robyn Thieme-skylar; 3: STAR FIRE OH (Toskabi x Why not Diamonds),

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Mounted Native Costume HA/AA Mounted Native Costume Championship - Champion: HALSTEAD JACKSON (Halsteads muskatll x Gara-miss), H: Annalise Himmel, o: mark Paul Himmel; Reserve: CA MINI MOUSE (D A napitov x Carnation’s Fire Dance), H: Tracy Wynne Caruth, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth; 3: STAND AND DELIVER (standing room only x beignet), H: Teri norell-Cansler, o: Donna Knight. HA/AA Mounted Native Costume ATR Championship - Champion: HALSTEAD JACKSON (Halsteads muskatll x Gara-miss), H: Annalise Himmel, o: mark Paul Himmel; Reserve: EXECUTIVE DECISION MCF (DW bonfire x sarah’s singular sensation), H:

Reining HA/AA Reining Horse Championship Champion: PAULIS EUROPENA (Pauli o Lena x Francheskaa), H: Gordon Potts, o: michelle Deroche; Reserve: KHAARGA ESCOBAR SLIK (Kharga Asal sukkar x beckie), H: Crystal mcnutt-brock, o: mike brock; 3: BLACK JACK JERRY (black Jack olena x sage Hill Karla), H: sterling bradley, o: Tracy Wynne Caruth; 4: TR COCKADOODLEDOO ( Jaborrs impack x roosters Julie), H: Crystal mcnutt-brock, o: Katharyn Hart; 5: LONE STAR DESPERADO (rr star x Lolita V), H: Varr Heaton, o: Cotton mcnutt.


HA/AA Cutting Open Champion TR NATASHAA (SJ Mikhail x TR Sittin Pretty), ridden by Eddie Ralston for owner Lisa McDonald.

HA/AA Cutting Non-Pro Champion PAY THE COWGIRL DT (Brokers Pay Check x Calamity Fame DT), ridden by Andrew Andersen for owner Jimmy Stockton.

Showmanship JTH 14-17 Champion MEGAN SITZMAN, owner of Sweet Raward (Raward V x Wish).

Showmanship JTH 13 & Under Champion HANNAH JONES with D Special Edition (Paavo x Tahira Dawn), for owner Natalie Harrison.

Western Horsemanship JTR 17 & Under Champion MELISSA GILBERT with GS Knight Wind (Crimson Knight x GSA Wind Allure), for owner Laurie Long.

Saddle Seat Equitation JTR 17 & Under Champion ALEX HOLLOWAY with MD Hollywood (Afire Bey V x Bint Bokara), for owner Kimberly Warren.

HA/AA Reining Junior Horse Championship - Champion: JSN WHIZZEN ( Jumping Jack Whiz x Everything Xen), H: Crystal McNuttBrock, O: Jensen Arabians, Inc.; Reserve: RF SPAREME THEDETAILS (Im genuinely smart x MVA scarlet Orzel), H: John O’Hara, O: stephen grove; 3: RF SCARLET O HARA (Im genuinely smart x MVA scarlet Orzel), H: Kimberly Kirk tillman, O: John O’Hara; 4: WHOLE LOTA LENA KF (Mifillena x WM Ballerina), H: sterling Bradley, O: sterling Bradley; 5: ONE HOT LOOK (tamar Visionary x In Hot Pursuit), H: Bob Hart Jr., O: Henry Roche.

(Hollywood White x Ora), H: sara Linck, O: sara Linck; 5: BLACK JACK JERRY (Black Jack Olena x sage Hill Karla), H: tracy Wynne Caruth, O: tracy Wynne Caruth.

(gs Khochise x MM Cherokee Bay), H: skye E C Williams, O: Elizabeth Williams; 3: CBA POLARIS (Night Moves gA x Dixie), H: sandra Johnson, O: Chris Kornegay; 4: KMA RAYS KNOCK OUT (Comar Noble x Prescription Creme), H: Dr. Karlan Downing, O: Karma Arabians; 5: WLF BABY JANE (Halifa ssB x Lurks Paycheck), H: Robin Ann Priestly, O: Robin Ann Priestly.

HA/AA Reining Horse AAOTR Championship - Champion: LONE STAR DESPERADO (RR star x Lolita V), H: Cotton McNutt, O: Cotton McNutt; Reserve: PAULIS EUROPENA (Pauli O Lena x Francheskaa), H: Michelle Deroche, O: Michelle Deroche; 3: TR COCKADOODLEDOO ( Jaborrs Impack x Roosters Julie), H: Katharyn Hart, O: Katharyn Hart; 4: HOLLYWOOD SHOWGIRL

HA/AA Reining Horse ATR Championship - Champion: TR TEXAS T (Ima Dun Kid x Portena), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; Reserve: KHAARGA ESCOBAR SLIK (Kharga Asal sukkar x Beckie), H: Logan Chisholm, O: Mike Brock; 3: PAULIS EUROPENA (Pauli O Lena x Francheskaa), H: Michelle Deroche, O: Michelle Deroche; 4: BLACK JACK JERRY (Black Jack Olena x sage Hill Karla), H: tracy Wynne Caruth, O: tracy Wynne Caruth; 5: HOLLYWOOD SHOWGIRL (Hollywood White x Ora), H: sara Linck, O: sara Linck. Trail HA/AA Western Trail Horse Championship Champion: NAPINTIME (DA Napitov x time to Zip), H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; Reserve: MM CHEROKEE WARRIOR

HA/AA Western Trail Horse ATR Championship - Champion: NAPINTIME (DA Napitov x time to Zip), H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; Reserve: MM CHEROKEE WARRIOR (gs Khochise x MM Cherokee Bay), H: skye E C Williams, O: Elizabeth Williams; 3: CBA POLARIS (Night Moves gA x Dixie), H: Chris Kornegay, O: Chris Kornegay; 4: KMA RAYS KNOCK OUT (Comar Noble x Prescription Creme), H: Dr. Karlan Downing, O: Karma Arabians; 5: WLF BABY JANE (Halifa ssB x Lurks Paycheck), H: Robin Ann Priestly, O: Robin Ann Priestly. August 2011 | Region 9 • 41


Saddle Seat Equitation Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion HEATHER RODGERS, owner of HB Whizbang (MS Baquero x Captive Dancer).

Western Seat Equitation Walk/Jog 10 & Under Champion SARAH PORTER with Caliente Virtuoso (C A Hermoso x Crystal Blue Persuasion), for owner Robin Porter.

Hunter Seat Equitation Not To Jump JTR 14-17 Champion DANIELLE GRUBER, owner of Avatar PA (Masquerade PA x WA Chanel).

Hunter Seat Equitation Not To Jump JTR 13 & Under Champion ALEXA POTTS, owner of Tamar Cool Kid (Neposzar x Iris).

Hunter Seat Equitation Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion JULIA GAIDOUSEK, owner of Psyzmic (Padrons Psyche x SL Krystal Bey).

Western or Reining Seat Equitation JTR 17 & Under Champion LOGAN CHISHOLM with TR Texas T (Ima Dun Kid x Portena), for owner Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd Family Partnership.

Working Cow

sittin Pretty), H: eddie ralston, o: Lisa mcDonald.

Showmanship JTH 13 & Under Championship - Champion: D special edition (Paavo x Tahira Dawn), H: HANNAH JONES, o: natalie Harrison; Reserve: Gs Knight Wind (Crimson Knight x GsA Wind Allure), H: BRINLEY BIECKER, o: Laurie Long; 3: intenacious (infenitee x spirit of York), H: MELISSA GILBERT, o: beth Friske; 4: KrH shahzar (KrH Zar sharif x bint shamouna), H: STEVEN PARIS, o: Kendall Paris; 5: Tr Paint Chip (HF mister Chips x smokums miss Doc bar), H: ALLISON BUFFINGTON, o: Jessica buffington.

HA/AA Working Cow Horse Championship - Champion: RA KODIAK (Khemonada x babie Jane), H: eddie ralston, o: eddie ralston; Reserve: COCO LUCERRO (shahcolate bey mA x Kandy bar Freckle), H: mark shroyer, o: mark shroyer. HA/AA Working Cow Junior Horse Championship - Champion: PHOENIX CRYSTAL FIRE (esQ Desert Fire x Crystal), H: eddie ralston, o: Donald Davis; Reserve: RD CARAMELLO STAR (roi rogers HmG x rV starlight), H: mark Anderson, o: Debra York. HA/AA Working Cow Horse ATR Championship - Champion: COCO LUCERRO (shahcolate bey mA x Kandy bar Freckle), H: mark shroyer, o: mark shroyer. Cutting HA/AA Cutting Open Championship Champion: TR NATASHAA (sJ mikhail x Tr

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HA/AA Cutting Non-Pro Championship - Champion: PAY THE COWGIRL DT (brokers Pay Check x Calamity Fame DT), H: Andrew Andersen, o: Jimmy stockton.

Showmanship/ Horsemanship Showmanship JTH 14-17 Championship - Champion: sweet raward (raward V x Wish), H: MEGAN SITZMAN, o: megan sitzman; Reserve: DD Dance Alot ( JDm rain Dance x With spirit bWFs), H: RACHEL YOUNGBLOOD, o: sherri Youngblood, DVm; 3: Lyte bey (Tbo beyboy bask x b A Finesse), H: LANCE LEWIS, o: Lance Lewis; 4: Gs Knight Wind (Crimson Knight x GsA Wind Allure), H: MARY MARGARET GILBERT, o: Laurie Long; 5: sugarr Plum (*Krakov x sugarr babe), H: CLAIRE WIMBERLY, o: Claire Wimberly.

Western Horsemanship JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: Gs Knight Wind (Crimson Knight x GsA Wind Allure), H: MELISSA GILBERT, o: Laurie Long; Reserve: sugarr Plum (*Krakov x sugarr babe), H: CLAIRE WIMBERLY, o: Claire Wimberly; 3: D special edition (Paavo x Tahira Dawn), H: LAKEN SNYDER, o: natalie Harrison; 4: Crak-r-Jac (Fire An ice x Crystal blue Persuasion), H: SARAH ALTMAN,


English Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion MG NOBLE HEART (MHR Nobility x DLA Rodana Ember), ridden by Bradey Dowding for owner Kelley Dowding.

Country English Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion HB WHIZBANG (MS Baquero x Captive Dancer), ridden by owner Heather Rodgers.

Western Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion CALIENTE VIRTUOSO (C A Hermoso x Crystal Blue Persuasion), ridden by Sarah Porter for owner Robin Porter.

Hunter Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Champion PSYZMIC (Padrons Psyche x SL Krystal Bey), ridden by owner Julia Gaidousek.

Western Trail Walk/Jog 10 & Under Champion KM ARISTOSON (Asil Aristocrat x AM Dream Song), ridden by Hannah Oubre for owner Karma Arabians.

Dressage Training Level AOTR Test 3 Champion ROCKY TOSK (Toskabi x Why Not Diamonds), ridden by owner Carolann Thigpen.

O: Ange Finn; 5: Millennium Magic (MHR Muscateal x Kheyarraberribey V), H: CRIZTA GOSLIN, O: Fred goslin Jr.

Rodgers; Reserve: toi store CRF (Matoi x Fantasy Watch), H: SARAH PORTER, O: Robin Porter; 3: Krewes Missile LOA (Krewe x Dancing Flame tB), H: JULIA JUNKER, O: Jennifer schaffel Junker; 4: Winnmuch (Winnchester x A Happy girl), H: CATRIANA HALL, O: Laura Hall; 5: Mg Noble Heart (MHR Nobility x DLA Rodana Ember), H: BRADEY DOWDING, O: Kelley Dowding.

Hunter Seat Equitation Not To Jump JTR 14-17 Championship - Champion: Avatar PA (Masquerade PA x WA Chanel), H: DANIELLE GRUBER, O: Danielle gruber; Reserve: tamar Applejack (so Excited ER x Iris), H: MARY MARGARET GILBERT, O: Lauren Martino; 3: Rohara Eura American (Europia x Miz American Pie), H: MEGAN NATER, O: Jayme Martino; 4: Intenacious (Infenitee x spirit Of York), H: SHANNON FRISKE, O: Beth Friske; 5: RCCR Double Dealer (Double tstandard x Kalarama’s sister Kate), H: CONNER WEST, O: Conner West.

Equitation Saddle Seat Equitation JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: MD Hollywood (Afire Bey V x Bint Bokara), H: ALEX HOLLOWAY, O: Kimberly Warren; Reserve: Im smokin (IMP suddie Marksman x Infatuation LtD), H: TAYLOR KRAFT, O: Meaghan Downs; 3: summer Princess JA (Alimah Justice x Come summer), H: MEGAN SITZMAN, O: Rachel ginter; 4: Brass glamor shot (Brass x glamorize), H: JULIETTE DELL, O: 6D Ranch Ltd; 5: Aria MtA (Hucklebey Berry x Always MtA), H: OLIVIA BERKLEY LOCKHART, O: Olivia Berkley Lockhart. Saddle Seat Equitation Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: HB Whizbang (Ms Baquero x Captive Dancer), H: HEATHER RODGERS, O: Heather

Western Seat Equitation Walk/Jog 10 & Under Championship - Champion: Caliente Virtuoso (C A Hermoso x Crystal Blue Persuasion), H: SARAH PORTER, O: Robin Porter; Reserve: tamar Esperanza (Neposzar x Esspirit), H: MADISON STEGALL, O: Erin Douglass; 3: Dun Fooling Around (Hollywood Dun It x Ra-Bon Azragal), H: CAMILLA DANIELS, O: tamara Hanby; 4: tR Paint Chip (HF Mister Chips x smokums Miss Doc Bar), H: ALLISON BUFFINGTON, O: Jessica Buffington; 5: D special Edition (Paavo x tahira Dawn), H: HANNAH JONES, O: Natalie Harrison.

Hunter Seat Equitation Not To Jump JTR 13 & Under Championship - Champion: tamar Cool Kid (Neposzar x Iris), H: ALEXA POTTS, O: Alexa Potts; Reserve: tamar Applejack (so Excited ER x Iris), H: MELISSA GILBERT, O: Lauren Martino; 3: Famoso (CA Hermoso x Date With An Angel), H: AMELIA STROUD, O: Amelia stroud; 4: DA Foxy Brown (triften x Bey Diva), H: REGAN WHITE, O: Michelle Barrett. August 2011 | Region 9 • 43


Dressage Training Level AATR Test 3 Champion BELESEMO EPIC (Belesemo Trad x Khezarra), ridden by owner Mona Tobias.

Dressage Third Level Test 3 Champion FARALYN (Frohwind x FM Bay Melody), ridden by Nancy Hinz for owner Linda Stoudemayer.

Dressage Fourth Level Test 3 and Prix St. Georges Champion LE CHEMINEE (EA Collaborator x Capriani), ridden by Deborah Cinotto for owner Sandi Chohany.

Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle Champion VF ROYAL QUEST (Dream Quest x WH Royale Mist), ridden by owner Roxanne Ruiz-Lee.

Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle ATR Champion ATAAN AL-BAHAAR (Androfix x TBA All Spice), ridden by owner Jennifer Ramsey.

Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle JTR and Show Hack ATR Champion VINTAGE ECHLYPSE (Vintage Echo x Khemo Sonata), ridden by Kaitlyn Eberhardt for owner Lisa Eberhardt.

Hunter Seat Equitation Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: Psyzmic (Padrons Psyche x sL Krystal bey), H: JULIA GAIDOUSEK, o: Julia Gaidousek; Reserve: rT best Western (ms sangrio x Gwynn TW ), H: BRADEY DOWDING, o: brooke Dowding; 3: D special edition (Paavo x Tahira Dawn), H: HANNAH JONES, o: natalie Harrison; 4: Prescott (Khadraj nA x *Karny), H: SARAH PORTER, o: robert nash; 5: That Cowboy Look (Uranio x sX Joys Genii), H: MALLORY JUNKER, o: Jennifer schaffel Junker.

Walk/Trot

VIRTUOSO (C A Hermoso x Crystal blue Persuasion), H: sarah Porter, o: robin Porter; Reserve: THAT COWBOY LOOK (Uranio x sX Joys Genii), H: mallory Junker, o: Jennifer schaffel Junker; 3: TAMAR ESPERANZA (neposzar x esspirit), H: madison stegall, o: erin Douglass; 4: MIDNIGHT COWBOY V (Desperado V x mosquerade V ), H: Jack Thompson, o: Douglas Thompson; 5: DUN FOOLING AROUND (Hollywood Dun it x ra-bon Azragal), H: Camilla Daniels, o: Tamara Hanby.

Western or Reining Seat Equitation JTR 17 & Under Championship - Champion: Tr Texas T (ima Dun Kid x Portena), H: LOGAN CHISHOLM, o: Dennis & Linda Clark Ltd. Family Partnership; Reserve: millennium magic (mHr muscateal x Kheyarraberribey V), H: CRIZTA GOSLIN, o: Fred Goslin Jr.

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English Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: MG NOBLE HEART (mHr nobility x DLA rodana ember), H: bradey Dowding, o: Kelley Dowding. Country English Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: HB WHIZBANG (ms baquero x Captive Dancer), H: Heather rodgers, o: Heather rodgers; Reserve: KREWES MISSILE LOA (Krewe x Dancing Flame Tb), H: Julia Junker, o: Jennifer schaffel Junker; 3: JS LITTLE DUTCH GIRL (majesteit x rV Crystal bey), H: Hannah Jones, o: Jet stream Arabians, inc.; 4: ON CLOUD NINE (samors Afire x Three Timeza Lady), H: sarah Porter, o: Crescent Creek Farms; 5: WINNMUCH (Winnchester x A Happy Girl), H: Catriana Hall, o: Laura Hall. Western Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: CALIENTE

Hunter Pleasure Walk/Trot 10 & Under Championship - Champion: PSYZMIC (Padrons Psyche x sL Krystal bey), H: Julia Gaidousek, o: Julia Gaidousek; Reserve: PRESCOTT (Khadraj nA x *Karny), H: sarah Porter, o: robert nash; 3: NTC SALUTE (mr Cognac bey x General’s Design), H: Peyton Hardie, o: Wanda Coker; 4: PRINCESS FIONA (regal basque x Casinderella), H: breanne Fox, o: remy Grace sass; 5:


Arabian Sport Horse Show Hack Open and Dressage Second Level ATR Test 3 Champion VINTAGE ECHLYPSE (Vintage Echo x Khemo Sonata), ridden by owner Lisa Eberhardt.

Arabian Hunter Hack Champion HA GARNYS FIRE (Garnizon x Fezafire), ridden by Debbie Webster for owner Betsy Barnes.

Arabian Hunter Hack ATR Champion HA GARNYS FIRE (Garnizon x Fezafire), ridden by Michelle Schrimshaw for owner Betsy Barnes.

HA/AA Sport Horse Gelding Champion RIO DE AARABELLA (Riverman x TF Aarabella), shown by Di Hopkins-Ryan for owner Leeann Avellino.

HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle Open/ ATR, Sport Horse Gelding ATH and Dressage First Level Test 3 Champion FAXXSIMILE (Frohwind x Flash Ofan Image), ridden and shown by owner Cyndi Craig.

HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle JTR Champion OSHQUAHS BRIO (Oshquah x Brisaa TFR), ridden by Rayni Wiggins for owners Margaret and James Callesto.

PSYNAMON (AE Psymbolic x Ode to Joyy), H: Alycia Boucher, O: Alycia Boucher.

RIVER BELLA, H: Di Hopkins-Ryan, O: Leeann Avellino.

Western Trail Walk/Jog 10 & Under Championship - Champion: KM ARISTOSON (Asil Aristocrat x AM Dream song), H: Hannah Oubre, O: Karma Arabians; Reserve: KRH SHAHZAR (KRH Zar sharif x Bint shamouna), H: Kendall Paris, O: Kendall Paris; 3: MM CHEROKEE WARRIOR (gs Khochise x MM Cherokee Bay), H: Allison Buffington, O: Elizabeth Williams.

Dressage Training Level AOTR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: ROCKY TOSK, H: Carolann thigpen, O: Carolann thigpen; Reserve: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; Top Five: ST OMYGOSH, H: Natasha Costello, O: Meghan and Natasha Costello; BELESEMO EPIC, H: Mona tobias, O: Mona tobias; TATYANA TASHEEM, H: sandra Billodeau, O: sandra Billodeau.

Dressage Training Level JTR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: KACHEENA SPIRIT, H: sydney Anderson, O: gina Anderson; Reserve: OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Margaret and James Callesto; Top Five: ST OMYGOSH, H: Natasha Costello, O: Meghan and Natasha Costello; BLANKET THIS, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; DC FLASH PROOF, H: Madison gavin, O: Michele and Madison gavin.

Dressage

Dressage Training Level AATR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: BELESEMO EPIC, H: Mona tobias, O: Mona tobias; Reserve: ROCKY TOSK, H: Carolann thigpen, O: Carolann thigpen; Top Five: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; PKAMPOSSIBLEDREAM, H: Lisa Eberhardt, O: Karma Arabians and James & Dorothy Lokey; TATYANA TASHEEM, H: sandra Billodeau, O: sandra Billodeau.

HA/AA Dressage Training Level (Test 3) Championship - Champion: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; Reserve: BLANKET THIS, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Top Five: CALL ME CALLAHAN, H: Elizabeth Petty, O: Marilyn Baxter; OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Margaret and James Callesto;

Dressage First Level (Test 3) Championship - Champion: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, O: Cyndi Craig; Reserve: TA EVETTE, H: Wendye gardiner, O: toskhara Arabians LP; Top Five: CYLENT PREMIER, H: Vicki Krebsbach, O: Vicki Krebsbach; SHAMANS’ CHANCE SA, H: Kimberlee McKenzie, O: Kimberlee McKenzie; TF PERONS BRILLIANCE, H: gordon Lamb, O: Judy Ernst. Dressage First Level AOTR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: CONFETTIS

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HA/AA Sport Horse Show Hack Champion BLANKET THIS (FF Sjioban x Tripliquest), ridden by Annie Wiggins, up for owner Cathy Champion. Also HA/AA Sport Horse Mare ATH Champion with Rayni Wiggins.

HA/AA Sport Horse Show Hack ATR and HA/ AA Dressage Training Level and First Level AOTR/AATR Test 3 Champion CONFETTIS RICOCHET (Confetti Magic x Imar Alleandra), ridden by owner Carole Purdy.

HA/AA Hunter Hack and Sport Horse Mare Champion RIVER BELLA (TF Aarabella x T F Maverick), ridden and shown by Di HopkinsRyan for owner Leeann Avellino.

RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, o: Carole Purdy; Reserve: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, o: Cyndi Craig; Top Five: VINTAGE WHISPER, H: Kaitlyn eberhardt, o: Kaitlyn and Lisa eberhardt; ST OMYGOSH, H: natasha Costello, o: meghan and natasha Costello; VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Kaitlyn eberhardt, o: Lisa eberhardt.

H: Granger Durdin, o: magic moments; PARVANA, H: Granger Durdin, o: magic moments.

WEZSH, H: mark Henson, o: Karma Arabians; WINSECK WHIRLWYN, H: Dian bales, o: Dian and marlin bales

Dressage Third Level (Test 3) Championship - Champion: FARALYN, H: nancy Hinz, o: Linda stoudemayer; Reserve: SERR SOTAMM, H: Kelli Lowery, o: elaine Yerty; Top Five: DC SKIDPROOF, H: Cody siebert, o: Cody and John siebert.

Arabian Colts & Geldings 2 & Under Jackpot - Champion: VANGUARD MORDECHAI, H: Granger Durdin, o: Tracy Vann; Reserve: TA KLAIM TO FHAME, H: emily Craig, o: emily Craig; Top Five: TA ARAGON, H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP.

Dressage First Level AATR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, o: Carole Purdy; Reserve: CYLENT PREMIER, H: Vicki Krebsbach, o: Vicki Krebsbach; Top Five: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, o: Cyndi Craig; LA GABRIELLE’S MAGIC, H: sara Craig, o: sara Craig; VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Lisa eberhardt, o: Lisa eberhardt. Dressage First Level JTR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: KACHEENA SPIRIT, H: sydney Anderson, o: Gina Anderson; Reserve: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Kaitlyn eberhardt, o: Lisa eberhardt; Top Five: ST OMYGOSH, H: natasha Costello, o: meghan and natasha Costello; VINTAGE WHISPER, H: Kaitlyn eberhardt, o: Kaitlyn and Lisa eberhardt.

Dressage Third Level ATR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: KHEMOS DRAMA, H: emily Craig, o: emily and Joanne Anderson Craig. Dressage Fourth Level (Test 3) Championship - Champion: LE CHEMINEE, H: Deborah Cinotto, o: sandi Chohany. Dressage Prix St. Georges Championship Champion: LE CHEMINEE, H: Deborah Cinotto, o: sandi Chohany.

Arabian Sport Horse Halter

Dressage Second Level (Test 3) Championship - Champion: KHEMOS DRAMA, H: emily Craig, o: emily and Joanne Anderson Craig; Reserve: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Lisa eberhardt, o: Lisa eberhardt; Top Five: FARALYN, H: nancy Hinz, o: Linda stoudemayer; CYLENT JUBILEE, H: stephanie raffety, o: Wilson suzy and Lora Cox; TA EVETTE, H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP.

Arabian Sport Horse Stallions In Hand Championship - Champion: VA RALVON CRUSADER, H: Granger Durdin, o: Tracy Vann; Reserve: VA REMINGTON STEELE, H: Granger Durdin, o: TJ and mary Durant Wilkins; Top Five: VF ROYAL QUEST, H: roxanne ruiz-Lee, o: roxanne and roman Lee ruiz-Lee; WINSECK WHIRLWYN, H: Kenny ray, o: Dian and marlin bales; BELESEMO EPIC, H: mona Tobias, o: mona Tobias.

Dressage Second Level ATR (Test 3) Championship - Champion: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Lisa eberhardt, o: Lisa eberhardt; Reserve: FARALYN, H: Linda stoudemayer, o: Linda stoudemayer; Top Five: SHAMANS’ CHANCE SA, H: Kimberlee mcKenzie, o: Kimberlee mcKenzie; PETULA,

Arabian Sport Horse Stallions In Hand ATH Championship - Champion: VA RALVON CRUSADER, H: Granger Durdin, o: Tracy Vann; Reserve: BELESEMO EPIC, H: mona Tobias, o: mona Tobias; Top Five: VA REMINGTON STEELE, H: Granger Durdin, o: TJ and mary Durant Wilkins; KMA LAST

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Arabian Sport Horse Mares In Hand Championship - Champion: ZAFFYRE, H: mark Henson, o: Anne marie and mark Henson; Reserve: BELESEMA MOON SONNET, H: Kathy braden, o: marianne rogers; Top Five: HA GARNYS FIRE, H: Debbie Webster, o: betsy barnes; GVS SANEEKS IMAGE, H: Granger Durdin, o: Paige and Lorrraine macQueen; TA EVETTE, H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP. Arabian Sport Horse Mares 2 & Over In Hand ATH Championship - Champion: AWESOME DECISION, H: Deborah burkhead, o: sandra Gee; Reserve: ZAFFYRE, H: mark Henson, o: Anne marie and mark Henson; Top Five: KAHLIDAH KAMAR ROU, H: brittany bartlett, o: brittany bartlett; HA GARNYS FIRE, H: michelle schrimshaw, o: betsy barnes; BELESEMA MOON SONNET, H: marianne rogers, o: marianne rogers. Arabian Fillies 2 & Under Jackpot Champion: ZAFFYRE, H: mark Henson, o: Anne marie and mark Henson; Reserve: ERTES DANSEUSE, H: Kathy braden, o: ramsay mudgett; Top Five: TA ELENA, H: Wendye Gardiner, o: Toskhara Arabians LP. Arabian Sport Horse Geldings In Hand Championship - Champion: ALLEGRO NS, H: Wendye Gardiner, o: richard and michelle Carn; Reserve: KHEMOS DRAMA, H: emily Craig, o: emily and Joanne Anderson Craig; Top Five: IBN FERESTA, H: Lee Grabski, o: Lee Grabski;


Arabian Sport Horse Show Hack Championship - Champion: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Lisa Eberhardt, O: Lisa Eberhardt; Reserve: PETULA, H: granger Durdin, O: Magic Moments; Top Five: BLACKLORD MAESTRO, H: Dan Marcum, O: James and Barbara Levins; ULTIMA STAR, H: sarah Zeid, O: sarah Zeid; KHEMOS DRAMA, H: Emily Craig, O: Emily and Joanne Anderson Craig.

HA/AA Hunter Hack ATR and Dressage Training Level and First Level JTR Test 3 Champion KACHEENA SPIRIT (Dustys Deck x Tasheena Bask), ridden by Sydney Anderson for owner Gina Anderson.

KMA GORGEIOUS GEORGE, H: greg Oubre, O: greg Oubre; ANSA GALLEN JJ, H: Karen Campbell, O: Karen Campbell. Arabian Sport Horse Geldings 2 & Over In Hand ATH Championship - Champion: KHEMOS DRAMA, H: Emily Craig, O: Emily and Joanne Anderson Craig; Reserve: KMA GORGEIOUS GEORGE, H: greg Oubre, O: greg Oubre; Top Five: IBN FERESTA, H: Lee grabski, O: Lee grabski; MELLAL LK, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Martha Jones; IMMORTAL TREASURE, H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas.

Arabian Sport Horse Show Hack ATR Championship - Champion: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Kaitlyn Eberhardt, O: Lisa Eberhardt; Reserve: PETULA, H: granger Durdin, O: Magic Moments; Top Five: MRF TOBY KEYTH, H: sandra Marrinucci, O: sandra Marrinucci; AWESOME DECISION, H: Deborah Burkhead, O: sandra gee. Arabian Hunter Hack Championship - Champion: HA GARNYS FIRE, H: Debbie Webster, O: Betsy Barnes; Reserve: PKAMPOSSIBLEDREAM, H: sandra Johnson, O: Karma Arabians and James & Dorothy Lokey; Top Five: ULTIMA STAR, H: sarah Zeid, O: sarah Zeid; ATAAN AL-BAHAAR, H: Jennifer Ramsey, O: Jennifer Ramsey; WH PICOS SHAZAM, H: Di Hopkins-Ryan, O: Di Hopkins-Ryan. Arabian Hunter Hack ATR Championship - Champion: HA GARNYS FIRE, H: Michelle schrimshaw, O: Betsy Barnes; Reserve: ATAAN AL-BAHAAR, H: Jennifer Ramsey, O: Jennifer Ramsey; Top Five: PKAMPOSSIBLEDREAM, H: Lisa Eberhardt, O: Karma Arabians and James & Dorothy Lokey.

Under Saddle Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle Championship - Champion: VF ROYAL QUEST, H: Roxanne Ruiz-Lee, O: Roxanne and Roman Lee Ruiz-Lee; Reserve: ATAAN AL-BAHAAR, H: Jennifer Ramsey, O: Jennifer Ramsey; Top Five: ULTIMA STAR, H: sarah Zeid, O: sarah Zeid; PETULA, H: granger Durdin, O: Magic Moments; AWESOME DECISION, H: Deborah Burkhead, O: sandra gee. Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle ATR Championship - Champion: ATAAN AL-BAHAAR, H: Jennifer Ramsey, O: Jennifer Ramsey; Reserve: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Lisa Eberhardt, O: Lisa Eberhardt; Top Five: IMMORTAL TREASURE, H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; PETULA, H: granger Durdin, O: Magic Moments; HR CELESTIAL BADI, H: Anne Ramsey, O: Anne and Jennifer Ramsey. Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle JTR Championship - Champion: VINTAGE ECHLYPSE, H: Kaitlyn Eberhardt, O: Lisa Eberhardt; Reserve: AWESOME DECISION, H: Deborah Burkhead, O: sandra gee; Top Five: GVS SANEEKS IMAGE, H: Paige MacQueen, O: Paige and Lorrraine MacQueen.

Half-Arabian Sport Horse Halter HA/AA Sport Horse Mares In Hand Championship - Champion: RIVER BELLA, H: Di Hopkins-Ryan, O: Leeann Avellino; Reserve: BLANKET THIS, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Top Five: LA GABRIELLE’S MAGIC, H: sara Craig, O: sara Craig; TR GOLDEN TOUCHDOWN, H: Kathy Braden, O: Renee Anderson; AND THE BEAT GOES ON, H: sanya Jo Follis, O: sanya Jo Follis. HA/AA Sport Horse Mares In Hand ATH Championship - Champion: BLANKET THIS, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Reserve: TR GOLDEN TOUCHDOWN, H: Mark Henson, O: Renee Anderson; Top Five: AND THE BEAT GOES ON, H: sanya Jo Follis, O: sanya Jo Follis; LA GABRIELLE’S MAGIC, H: sara Craig, O: sara Craig. HA/AA Fillies 2 & Under Jackpot - Champion: KMA ROSES IN THE SKY, H: greg Oubre, O: Karma Arabians. HA/AA Sport Horse Geldings In Hand Championship - Champion: RIO DE AARABELLA, H: Di Hopkins-Ryan, O: Leeann Avellino; Reserve: FAXXSIMILE,

H: Cyndi Craig, O: Cyndi Craig; Top Five: JETAIME PLUS, H: Jennifer Cotton, O: Jennifer Cotton; KMA SURFER BOY, H: Kathy Braden, O: Karlan Downing; OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Margaret and James Callesto. HA/AA Sport Horse Geldings In Hand ATH Championship - Champion: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, O: Cyndi Craig; Reserve: NAPINTIME, H: Margaret Lucas, O: Margaret Lucas; Top Five: KMA SURFER BOY, H: Ray Lemaster, O: Karlan Downing; JETAIME PLUS, H: Jennifer Cotton, O: Jennifer Cotton; OSHQUAHS BRIO, Rayni Wiggins, O: Margaret and James Callesto. HA/AA Colts & Geldings 2 & Under Jackpot - Champion: KMA SKY METO THEMOON, O: Mary Jo Leahy. Under Saddle HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle Championship - Champion: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, O: Cyndi Craig; Reserve: RIVER BELLA, H: Di Hopkins-Ryan, O: Leeann Avellino; Top Five: BLANKET THIS, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Dan Marcum, O: Margaret and James Callesto. HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle ATR Championship - Champion: FAXXSIMILE, H: Cyndi Craig, O: Cyndi Craig; Reserve: BLANKET THIS, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Top Five: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; CA FIFTY FIFTY, H: greg Oubre, O: Karma Arabians; KACHEENA SPIRIT, H: sydney Anderson, O: gina Anderson. HA/AA Sport Horse Under Saddle JTR Championship - Champion: OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Margaret and James Callesto; Reserve: KACHEENA SPIRIT, H: sydney Anderson, O: gina Anderson; Top Five: CA SAM I AM, H: Michelle Oliveira, O: Lisa Oliveira-Leasee. HA/AA Sport Horse Show Hack Championship - Champion: BLANKET THIS, H: Annie Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Reserve: OSHQUAHS BRIO, H: Dan Marcum, O: Margaret and James Callesto; Top Five: TF PERONS BRILLIANCE, H: gordon Lamb, O: Judy Ernst. HA/AA Sport Horse Show Hack ATR Championship - Champion: CONFETTIS RICOCHET, H: Carole Purdy, O: Carole Purdy; Reserve: BLANKET THIS, H: Rayni Wiggins, O: Cathy Champion; Top Five: CA FIFTY FIFTY, H: greg Oubre, O: Karma Arabians. HA/AA Hunter Hack Championship Champion: RIVER BELLA, H: Di HopkinsRyan, O: Leeann Avellino. HA/AA Hunter Hack ATR Championship Champion: KACHEENA SPIRIT, H: sydney Anderson, O: gina Anderson. n

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E n g l i s h prospects, park horses and pads horses and horse trainers are not exempt from the demands of today’s increasingly specialized world. Expectations are high all around. it has been a very long time since a lightning-fast tack change allowed an Arabian or half-Arabian park horse to come right back and win the western pleasure class. Today, we automatically assume higher and higher, more clearly-defined levels of excellence in both horse and rider. Every discipline, now expanded and fine-tuned, challenges its trainers’ intuitive and applied sensibilities as never before. To make the point, we asked a group of English trainers, amateurs and breeders for their opinions on what is now, for them, a way of life.

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English horses have. They are very, very easy to train and they give you 100 percent all the time. i might add that *Padron could have been one of the best contributors to the english division, had he not been bred almost exclusively for halter horses. We saw that proven by his son, Anza Padron. And if you go back far enough, one of the most beautiful and exciting horses of yesteryear was Ansata ibn Halima, who also produced horses who were not only very trainable, but also had english-type motion compared to the rest of the horses in those days. BoB Battaglia Battaglia Farms • Scottsdale, Ariz. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? Without a doubt, in my opinion, the english pleasure class. For me, there is nothing more exciting to see than beautiful Arabian horses, in frame, balanced and cadenced, using their hocks as they should (to push off), and staying that way throughout the class. expression, ability and manners—a brain—are what turn me on in the show ring. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? There are two ways to look at that: a major force in terms of influence, and a major force as a competitor in the ring. in terms of influence, again, without a doubt, the number one horse is *bask. my second choice would be mHr nobility, and third, also without a doubt, would be Hucklebey berry, who is still influencing the ring today. *bask has set the record; he’s the Wing Commander of the Arabian breed. Although there have been horses that have come and gone, he was the one that gave us excitement, ability, and trainability, not just in the english division but in all divisions. mHr nobility, who was outstanding himself, gave us extreme front ends. some of them may not have been so easy to train, but again, they had the ability to go out there and win. Hucklebey berry, to me, is one of the most outstanding contributors to the breed; not only has he produced horses that win in every division, but he himself was outstanding, winning four national championships in english pleasure. His horses, yesteryear and today, are still sought after for several reasons. one of the reasons that i would want a horse by “Hbb” is the temperament and trainability, and just the overall brain power that the 104 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

if you want to answer this question in terms of a horse’s coming back to compete against today’s english horses, i’d say Hucklebey berry. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? “i believe that if we in today’s horse show world want country english pleasure to be what it was originated to be—and what it started out to be—the horses should not be allowed to wear pads. The class was originated not to be another english pleasure class, which it is today; it was designed to be a country english pleasure class, with manners to be first, and where suitability of the horse was very important. it was for the horses that might be as beautiful as our horses today, but were not as gifted as today’s english pleasure and park horses.”

Bill Bohl Farm Manager/Trainer Quarry Hill Farm • Lakeville, Conn. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? A country horse is basically designed to be a low-key, lowemphasis english pleasure horse—something that looks


English light and relaxed in the bridle. There should definitely be a difference between country and English pleasure. The lightness through the bridle is important, along with the horse’s cadence and the appearance that it is going a nice, comfortable gait. I have to give stan Morey credit; it looks like he’s trying to emphasize that in the judges seminars. I think he’s trying to bring it back to where it was intended to be.

wasn’t the prettiest purebred arabian at the time, so he didn’t breed that many foals, but his progeny all carried on that energy. *Bask had that in his pedigree, and Barbary, who was one of my favorite English horses, did too. and Cease Fire, who was by *Bask, had a real nice, easy way of going—very natural. You just got the horse trained and he did it all. I’m sure there were others out there, but those are the ones that come to mind.

I’m all for an English horse having a lot of style and presence, but still some manners should come into play. It shouldn’t look like the horse is doing more than it can do or that it is laboring. Its motion should be very fluid, but we are looking for more acceleration and brightness.

Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? If we’re talking about revising the rule to try to stabilize the judging in country, then yes, maybe do away with the pads. But I’m not against pads; I think they are helpful in keeping a horse sound and allowing them to do a little more. Where we run into problems is in applying too much weight, trying to falsify the horses’ motion by putting on more than they can handle. Half-arabians appear to be able to wear what people are putting on them, but in purebred English pleasure, from my point of view, we were better off when we had a 14-oz. shoe, a pad, and the four and a half inches we were allowed in length.

as for park horses—let’s face it, they’re sort of a thing of the past at local shows. I’m not begrudging trainers trying to keep their customers happy, but park horses are not doing what they were intended to do either, and so consequently, most people are trying to turn their park horses into English horses. You still see them at the Nationals, and once and a while at local shows, but there aren’t many entries. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? I still like to see all the classes—I like to see any class when it has the right horses in it. I can’t say that any one class is more inspiring to me than any other, but I do like to see a good saddle seat equitation class come in the ring because I think that’s the next step. I hope those riders will go into the saddle seat world. They’re learning to follow the guidelines of the show, the proper seat, proper attire and that kind of thing. Equitation is more than just riding in a class. Many years ago I needed some lessons and I went to an instructor in New York named Joe Vanorio, who was at the time, I think, the only large R judge qualified in all the divisions of the show ring. I remember him telling me, “Equitation wasn’t designed to be just a class; it was designed to get the best out of your horse.” That was a good lesson. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? I worked for Bob Hart sr. for four years as an apprentice learning the trade. He had *Oran Van Crabbet, a national champion. *Oran had that get-up-and-go, that energy, and Bob Hart loved him; he just got on and rode, didn’t carry a big spur or whip, and the horse did it all. The horse

Leah Beth Boyd Cedar Ridge Arabians Inc. • Jordan, Minn. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? Besides the different levels of motion, I think the biggest difference is attitude. I don’t mind a country horse with a little more motion, as long as it’s soft and relaxed. an English horse should have more intensity, motion and impulsion.  What is the ideal conformation for a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? august 2011 | 105


English i think what makes a great english horse exciting is the power from the hind end. so, i like to see lower set hocks and a pelvis that’s tipped underneath, to allow a horse to get up underneath itself more easily. A long, flexible neck is important too.

heart; some with potential don’t really want to do it, while others really do. We never made english horses here—if they were english horses, that’s the only thing they’d do. if they didn’t do it naturally, i found something else that my horses liked.

What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? i love a good park class. it’s fun because you can ask the most out of your horse without having to worry as much about mistakes.

The difference between an english horse and a park horse is animation and manners. An english pleasure horse should look like a pleasure, as well as have great athletic ability. A park horse should be highly animated, with great, balanced motion behind as well as up front. A great park horse should also look excited about his job. i think we’ve lost some of that and it’s too bad.

Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? i think pads should be allowed. Pads help a horse by aiding in soundness. They also create a prettier, more finished picture.

Jay Bray Bray’s Training Center • Benton, Ark. Former professional Jay Bray retired two years ago and now trains only his own horses. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? Personally, i don’t think a country horse should break level. sometimes i have a hard time deciphering a country horse from an english horse from a park horse if i don’t know what class they’re going into—and it should be easy to tell. i think we need to define our divisions further. What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? The hip and the neck tell me the most. i like an upright neck with a clean throatlatch, so they can set up properly in the bridle. With a good hip, they can drive off their hocks better. Where they will wind up depends on their 106 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? i like to watch the english futurities; i like the excitement. it’s neat to see some of those horses who end up being the next superstars. it’ll be a while before they do, but that’s a good class to see who’s looking good and it’s an exciting class because they aren’t real broke. but you get to see a lot of talent out there. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? *bask and Huckleberry bey, because they changed the industry so much. i’ve seen some great park horses, but those two are the ones who changed everything and set new standards. if you’re looking for one who could still compete in the ring today, there have been so many that how do you pick one? There have been several who could still do well today. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? They’re probably better off without pads, and it really wouldn’t matter if everyone was in the same boat. i’m not a big fan of the heavy shoe; i don’t see why they have to go with the heavier shoe for the purebred. i’m also not a big fan of bands. You need them once in a while for showing a horse, but if you leave them on for very long, it’s not good for their feet. Horses are healthier without pads, and i don’t know that they’re necessary for what we say we want the country horse to be. i don’t know that you’d see that much difference in the trots. in fact, you might see more trot without the pads. every once in a while, “heavy” will help a horse, but more than nine times out of 10, i find


English that more weight makes a horse worse. It’s the same with length; I have a Half-arabian park horse that I show with a four-and-a-half-inch foot because that’s where he functions the best.

What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? Obviously, *Bask is a horse who still resonates as being the most influential of all time in terms of breeding. In terms of the show ring, one that stands out in my mind and always will is second Editions Debut, just for the qualities that I mentioned as separating divisions— her attitude, desire, gameness and expression. she set the bar for expression about as high as I’ve ever seen any horse set it.

Jessica cole Jessica Cole Training Stables • Baraboo, Wis. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? attitude, degree of expression and desire should be the separating elements for those three divisions. I might add that I personally have a problem with country horses that are trotting over level, and there are several of them right now. I think those horses are showing in the wrong division, and in my opinion, that isn’t right. What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? Because attitude and desire are the things that separate the three divisions, it’s a little bit hard to tell before you actually put those horses under saddle and start working them how game they’re going to be and how much they’re going to want to do. But any good saddle seat horse should have a long, sloping hip; a low-set hock; short hind cannon bones; and a great, well-laid-back shoulder, hopefully topped off by a long, hinged-up neck with a lot of turn to the poll. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? Probably English pleasure. I enjoy a spectacular horse in any of the three divisions equally. If it’s an elite country horse that is wonderful to watch, it can give me goose bumps just like a great park horse can.

Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? I would like the pad rule to stay. I think the horses are staying sounder for it than they were without it, but I do understand the controversy that is being created by horses coming into the country class trotting so high that it is ridiculous sometimes. When you see one coming in like that, it is a mockery of what the country class was intended to be, and that is what makes people want to take the pads away. The problem is not with the pads—it’s with the judging (and I’m a judge). That’s why the trainers are showing the horses in the wrong class. It’s because they’re going to win. I have to add, though, that I don’t mean that country English pleasure is always that way. We have some judges that are judging it right and some trainers who are putting their horses in the right divisions. You don’t want to take away from the ones who are doing it right.

lori conway Conway Arabians, Inc. • Chatfield, Minn. Former professional Lori Conway now works only with her own horses, and plans to get her amateur card next year. Tom Theisen trains for Conway Arabians and their clients.

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English How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? The country horse is all about free flowing, easy-going motion, with a pleasant, confident, responsive, and obedient attitude. The english horse is more animated, and has more impulsion and presence, while maintaining an “i’m a pleasure to ride and have a good attitude” look. The park horse is one that takes everything to extremes— animation, motion, and brilliance. What are the most important differences and similarities? They all should be cadenced, balanced and perform all the gaits willingly. The differences should be what i stated previously. What is the ideal conformation for a saddle seat horse? A neck that is easy to bend and flex, which comes high out of a long, deep shoulder with a prominent wither. Their legs should be set squarely on the body with short cannons and long forearms. The back should be relatively short, with a long hip and high tail carriage. Having said all that, it is still not possible to be successful in any division of english unless the horse has a willing and go-forward attitude. What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? The drive, the carriage and the attitude factor into that decision. some horses with more training and time are able to “step up” a division, especially if they develop a stronger, more elevated movement while maintaining the correct frame, good attitude and cadence. other horses will “step down” with more training and time as they become more comfortable and relaxed in their way of going. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? i am going to answer this from a judge’s perspective, and that is any class where the horse looks happy and the job it is doing looks easy to do. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? if you look at many of the old pictures (from the 1950s and 1960s), not many of them would be competitive today, but some of the 1970s and 1980s horses, such as the *oran Van Crabbet, Huckleberry bey and *bask horses, would be competitive still today. 108 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? As a breeder, i think it would be a good idea to make a major adjustment. it is time for a greater demarcation between the divisions, and having a flat shod horse would do it in a big way. The original intent of the country class was to create a market for horses that bridle in an english frame, but lack the motion and impulsion necessary to “step up” another notch. by requiring all the horses to be flat shod, it would draw the line in a serious way and would strengthen the other english divisions. As a judge, we can only place what is in the class and the horse that performs the closest to the class specs. it is possible that we would see more emphasis on finesse, manners, quiet mouths, and the other traits that truly should be prized in the country division if we make this distinction between the foot allowances. Why or why not? i believe that our english and park divisions would grow and our country horses would truly be, well— country horses! The other side of the coin is that stating emphatically that “country horses can’t wear pads” says that they do benefit our horses and no other division within our breed has such a restriction. maybe a compromise can be made.

Julie Daniel-aDams Daniel Training Center • Phoenix, Ariz. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? To me, a country horse will possess exceptional manners and an elegant appearance; the horse will move in cadence. our english horses will be even more engaged.


English They will possess significant impulsion while our park horses show extreme brilliance. What is the ideal conformation for a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one English division more than the others? I look for length of neck and exceptional hock movement. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? I still enjoy park classes. They are so much fun to watch when there are several talented individuals in the ring. You can actually watch the horses respond to the crowd.      What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why?  It would be so much fun to see Countess Vanessa in the ring again! (Countess Vanessa was a multi-U.S. National Champion and U.S. National Reserve Champion in HalfArabian Park, as well as Youth National Champion, between 1988 and 1997.) Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? Yes, I believe country horses should wear pads. Why? Due to the differences in our horses’ conformation, varied pad packages provide support while keeping our horses sound. and a sound horse is a happy horse! 

Christine Johnston Iron Horse Farm • Canton, Ga. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? I think the defining difference between these three classes stems from impulsion. Ideally I would like to see a country English pleasure horse have a soft, pleasant way of going.

He should be engaged behind, have cadenced, balanced gaits, and be relaxed and not anxious. a country English pleasure horse should be comfortable in the bridle, with a look that expresses an uncomplicated ride. My ideal English pleasure horse would show a greater degree of engagement and impulsion, which will enable a more open shoulder and suggest a higher and tighter look in the bridle. The English pleasure horse would exhibit a more exciting performance with more exaggerated drive, motion and presence. The park horse still shows engagement, cadence and balance, but with extreme impulsion, motion and animation. The perfect horse for me would fit in all three classes sharing the same traits, but with increasing degrees of impulsion.   The conformation that might lead me to expect English potential would include strong, correct legs with good feet, sloping pasterns, and hocks that are maybe a bit closer to the ground. I’d like to see a strong hip with defined withers that end a bit farther down the back, and a long neck, with the base of it coming high out of a big sloping shoulder and disappearing back into the withers. The poll will be long enough to allow the neck to comfortably fold in the bridle. Whether the horses excel in one division over the other is more obvious to me once I begin working with them and get to know their personalities and self-motivation. I look at the wonderful horses here at Iron Horse Farms that I am so blessed to work with, and with all these ideals in mind, I see a little bit of everything, from close to ideal to you can’t believe they can do anything. so, most important of all would have to be trainability and heart!   What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? My favorite is the country English pleasure junior horse class. I love watching these young horses, imagining how they will train and finish up.   What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? Exceptional horses have been and always will be exceptional. They are defined not only by our breed standards but by their individual qualities, and by the extraordinary individuals who have exhibited them. to compare horses of the past by today’s standards takes away from the champions they once were. Let’s not compare, but instead, cherish them all.   august 2011 | 109


English Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? i feel that we are in a good spot with our shoeing regulations as they exist and i prefer to have the option to add a pad to a country english pleasure horse to aid in its health or balance, as needed.

Jason Krohn Oak Haven Arabian Horse Farm • Lindale, Texas How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? All three are probably similar. They all have to have the same kind of topline: upright necks, short backs, long forearms and short, strong cannons. Their demeanor is what differentiates them; demeanor plays a big part. motion is one of the biggest differences among them, but the lines get blurred because you’re playing to somebody’s tastes. That creates confusion between country english pleasure and english pleasure horses. The country horse has less motion and less extension. both should have a crisp, clean stride, fluid motion and collection. The country english pleasure horse should have slower, trappy motion because some horses’ back ends can’t keep up with their front ends. The english pleasure horse has more lift, and uses its forearms to go level. The biggest difference? The horse that goes level does not need to be a country english pleasure horse! What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? For me, if a horse wears himself in the bridle, ears up and flagging his tail, yet has good manners, that is my english pleasure horse. my dad, blake Krohn, taught me that quality is number one. in english pleasure you want 110 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

motion, but a country horse has to be prettier. For english pleasure and park horses, it seems to be okay if the horse has a wry tail and doesn’t look happy, but has lots of motion at the trot. Quality steps down from country english pleasure to english pleasure, and then, to park. A park horse has to have flawless motion and his hip is very important. sometimes it’s hard to see when a horse is thin, but a round hip is essential. Well-let-down hocks mean nothing without a round, strong hip. What we breed for in Arabians is a very high neck-set and clean throatlatch, with a good, soft poll—so the horse can set his head where you want it and still stay soft in the poll. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? Can you imagine Amerigo in pads? Dad and i talk about him. Dad loved him; Amerigo may not have had as much motion, but he would be competitive today, with all the technology we have to give our horses an extra edge. A few simple pads can make a horse more comfortable while enhancing his motion. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? Country english pleasure horses should have the same rights as horses in the other english divisions. With the half-inch difference in toe length, i can put the same shoe on my park horse as on my country english pleasure horse. shoes don’t make the horse. shoes just enhance what the horse already has; they are the way to help them get to the peak of their potential, because they keep them comfortable. Appropriate shoes are very important: you don’t play football in flip-flops!

amanda Purdin Boisvert Farms Baton Rouge, La.


English What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? My favorite saddle seat class is the purebred English pleasure, because I think that’s the epitome of what the breed should be. The Half-arabian English class is fun— it’s a great class—but sometimes the horses look more like saddlebreds than arabians. I like Half-arabians and think saddlebreds are cool too, but we chose to be in arabians because we love them, and what we’re breeding for is the incredible look of the arabian. That’s why I like purebred English best. It has all the fun and excitement, but with the unique stamp of the arabian.

John RannenbeRg Rohara Arabians • Orange Lake, Fla. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? I feel as though our English division as a whole has greatly improved over the last 20 years. We’ve come a long way in breeding, and I think we’re much smarter horsemen—we know how to care for our horses better, we have embraced the training and developed techniques that work for the arabian horse. But I look at the English division now, and as much as I don’t think we need another division, I have to wonder if maybe we should have another division because of how the country English and English pleasure have gone. I was very active when the country English pleasure division was started, and I was fortunate enough to have a national champion there early on. But even though that was a wonderful horse, I don’t think she would win today. It is not necessarily that we have lost sight of what the country English pleasure division is and what the class specs are, but it has become so popular and competitive that the top country English pleasure horses are borderline great English pleasure horses.

With that said, I feel as though we’ve really got to keep our finger on this division in deciding what truly is a country horse, and sometimes we push it because we are drawn toward the brilliant performers. One way I can determine English and country is the attitude—how the horse performs and the amount of energy that it appears to exert. In our English division, we are riding our horses on the very top end, pushing them to their limit, because it has become so competitive and we’re trying to have a very brilliant performance. I want a country horse to be the ultimate pleasure horse; I want it to look smooth and effortless, and I don’t want to see that horse huffing and puffing and working on its top end. It has to flow, be elegant, have great manners and be able to walk off on a loose rein. I want to see a good country horse drop its neck, drop its head, walk off flat, be relaxed, be mannered, stay straight, and when I say “gather your reins and go,” I want that horse to come back to the bridle and go back to work. as for park, it is still a great, exciting class, but unfortunately our numbers seem to be dropping and I think today there are only a handful that are really good, correct, truly great park horses. Partly that’s because we’re training horses for the English division to perform at their top end, and in order to win in English pleasure, you have to have a horse that is really stepping up and has a lot of motion, presence, balance and cadence. If you turned back the clock, I think a lot of the horses that are winning in English pleasure today would have been the winners in park 15 or 20 years ago. What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? Evaluations are so individual. I’d like to say you want them upright, long-necked, hingey, short-backed, with low-set hocks, a slight angulation to the croup, etc., but the truth is that we have some nice horses who tend to be a little long in the back and flat in the croup. Really, in evaluating English horses, a lot of times when you get really long necks, you get a little longer back. as much as I’d like a shorter back, I have some horses that if you were to judge them conformationally as halter horses, you’d classify them as a long—but they do just fine. and I have horses that are fairly level in the croup and they still can collect. One of the biggest keys with the arabian is that it’s really more about the front end, and the way the neck is set on the shoulder, how high the horse comes out of the withers august 2011 | 111


English and how the neck has some length and can break over in its poll. The horses that tend to be standouts are the ones who are high-headed, trim and very fine. i think we’ve tried to breed for that look and that set because it makes the bridling and training process that much easier. You have a horse that can roll over in the bridle, breathe correctly, and not be restricted or forced. if they are straight necked, lower-set-necked, thick-necked or short-necked, it becomes harder to create that appearance. All that said, everything starts with conformation: is this horse capable of putting itself in a frame that is desirable for country or english or park? Aside from the conformation, the next part is temperament and the desire to work and to please. You can have all the beauty and correctness and everything, but bottom line, if they don’t want to do it, it’s never going to be totally great.

Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? in my opinion, it is fine for them to wear pads. As we’ve become better trainers, we’ve also learned to shoe our horses better and more therapeutically in order to eliminate soundness issues and let them have longer careers. And as trainers we’re figuring out that just putting weight or length on a horse doesn’t make it move better or be a sounder horse. There is a fine line in figuring out what is balanced and what is the desirable weight, length and angulation for your horse. The pad is therapeutic, and i think we’re all trying to keep our horses as comfortable as we can. if the horses aren’t properly cared for, if they’re not shod correctly and their legs cared for correctly, they’re going to break down.

What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? still the english pleasure class. i think it is our most significant, competitive and most prestigious class. For me, it is the most thrilling to ride because of the power and that you are riding on the edge. Although it’s supposed to be a pleasure, you do ride your horse to its maximum performance potential. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? i remember my first nationals, which was Albuquerque in 1977, and bob battaglia was riding the *bask daughter, Featurette. she made a great impact on me because of her style, her elegance, her cadence and her quality. To this day, i can see her going around the ring; honestly, she made a great impact not just on me, but on the english division. *bask was an amazing sire and he created such a dynasty—his offspring educated people, because we’d never seen horses with that kind of ability before, and we’d never seen that kind of trainability. Hucklebey berry and FF summer storm would be true english horses today. if “Hbb” were competing today, he would be the horse to beat—and he hasn’t been shown for at least 10 years! As he was when Tim shea was riding him or Gene LaCroix was showing him, he would be on top. And he was a tremendous sire too.

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IrwIn SchImmel Prestige Arabians • Hillsboro, Ore. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? There needs to be a lot more definition among the three. i see english pleasure horses in country english classes, and country english pleasure horses that should be in english pleasure. Park horses are often so hot that they don’t lend themselves to either of the other divisions. You can be fine with a country english pleasure horse until you get to a national show, where a lot of english pleasure horses may come in and judges let them skate by. We need to get a better handle on it. What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? For me, an english prospect is high-headed, will bridle and has a nice, hinged neck. i really want to look at bloodlines. some horses may not have a lot of heart in the


English pedigree, and some that look good on the ground may not be what you thought when you get them under saddle. an English prospect takes a long time to develop; some people take them too fast. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? My favorite division? I like a good English pleasure horse, but I also like a good park performer. If the horse is comfortable, I like them all. I’ve had some that took longer to get ready; I like to get them to reach their peak performance; that’s the ultimate. good horses are in large part a product of their treatment. I like to give them every chance. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? There are quite a few horses from the past that have that potential, but if a good English horse doesn’t pass it on … Look at a horse like *Bask. What a legacy he left! some horses from the past are desirable, but you really have to watch crosses to make sure those bloodlines nick. I have some mares I know I cannot breed to certain bloodlines, but who will produce well when bred to a different stallion. I have the luxury of being able to breed to whichever sire I choose, because I do not stand a stallion. I also look at what’s hot and what’s not. It’s the same with horses as it is in the retail store. If two products have the same qualities and the same price, you’re more likely to pick the name brand. Name brands will always bring in buyers, but you have to be careful when you follow somebody else’s lead. I am working with several different outcrosses right now. Others may be waiting to see what I do—but if the cross doesn’t work, I’m not afraid to geld the resulting foal or give it to somebody else who will enjoy it. a 4-H member, for example. “When I bring in my 3-year-olds, I x-ray them and give them a full medical workup before training starts. I gave one away today. He’s a full brother to a national champion, but he has an inoperable hock problem, and may or may not stay sound. On the other hand, the other day a yearling popped a splint. she will be fine; we just took off the splint. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? I have no problem with country English pleasure horses wearing pads. It gives them a little cushion, but there

again, some people overdo it. Pads work for one application but not for others. People ask me my opinion and I’ll tell them something; I’ll give them my opinion. I say it the way I see it. some people may agree, and some don’t. That’s why we live in the united states. We have options.

Jim StachowSki Stachowski Farms • Mantua, Ohio How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? In order for a country English pleasure horse to be competitive, it must possess a high level of quality. The country horses must appear to be a pleasure to ride and go around the show ring with style and ease. They should have a nice temperament that is displayed when they work and show by having their ears set forward. Their trot should be well cadenced and they should have a flatfooted walk. Country horses do not trot as high as English pleasure horses, but should maintain the same kind of high headset and body carriage. The English pleasure horse should be exciting, with highly-animated motion and like the country English pleasure horse should be well cadenced. These horses should have a great “show horse attitude” and should be excited when they hit the ring. English pleasure horses need to have a distinct difference between their normal and strong trots. Park horses are the highest trotting horses in the industry. unlike the country and English horses, they do not do a normal and strong trot, but simply are always at the park trot. They should have high energy and be square on all four legs, and that is a quality that we do not see enough in the park horses today.  

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English What is the ideal conformation for a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one English division more than the others? There are many traits that the ideal saddle seat horse should possess. To begin with, we always look for a horse that is short coupled and not too long in the back. We also want to see an upright neck, a free-moving shoulder, straight legs and strong feet. You always want to look for a horse with a good attitude. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? it depends on the horse you are showing! if you have a really good horse, no matter what class you are showing in, it’s going be fun! What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? Gene LaCroix showed a horse named FF summer storm that was without a doubt one of the industry’s best english pleasure horses of all time. This horse would still win in the show ring today. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? This study was discussed in the past and does not warrant any further discussion. We need to be looking toward the future and focusing on the current issues at hand. There are multiple reasons they should wear pads, with the biggest reason being that it helps a horse perform and is much healthier for the horse. it creates stability and makes it possible to have the hoof length more even.

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A country english pleasure horse is a soft horse, mannerly and responsive to the rider. He has a fluid, cadenced gait and a happy attitude. The horse doesn’t do a flat-footed walk? Then he should be penalized—here more than the other two divisions. An english pleasure horse is bold. He has more collection, and more impulsion off the rear end. He has more elevation, more cadence, and more drive off the hocks. He has a loftier, more animated trot, and is a more powerful horse than the country english pleasure horse. He should have reasonable manners. He may make some slight mistakes, but they are more forgivable here. The park horse is the other end of the spectrum. He is brilliant, with extreme impulsion and collection. He has a unique, elevated trot that should be cadenced and balanced, that is pleasing to the eye. “Pretty” is always a plus, and quality plays an important part. Quality has as much impact in park as it does in any other discipline. What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? regarding conformation, by far most important to me is a high-set neck and clean poll and throatlatch. A long neck isn’t as important as a shapely neck. The english horse should have a lot of balance, should move freely in every gait, and what most defines an english prospect is his attitude. if the horse has the desire, that trait can distinguish one horse from another more than almost any other quality. How can i tell the difference? if i watch a horse who appears to be a little mellow, but can still trot high, it remains to be seen what division he might go in. some horses benefit from being trained. You just have to see where each horse ends up. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? The horse from the past that first comes to mind is FF summer storm. she was such a refined, feminine mare. she had a lot of motion—a lofty trot—but she was so elegant and dainty and light on her feet! mafier would be in contention in today’s english arena. He had the right neck and body structure, and great balance in his trot. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? i believe they should. That’s with today’s hoof length. The farrier can keep the hoof healthier. Without pads it would be difficult to keep the hoof as healthy as you can with


English them. You may have to cut out some hoof wall to keep the foot healthy. You then can add a pad or two and you’re right back to the desired foot length. Pads ease things up for the horse. They provide foot support by offering him something more to land on. Pads increase your chances of keeping your horse sound.

Tom Theisen Conway Arabians • Chatfield, Minn. How do you define a country English pleasure horse, an English pleasure horse and a park horse? What are the most important differences and similarities? I believe any saddle seat horse should have fluid, round motion, and I’m not sure the amount of motion determines which division a horse will show in. The best country English pleasure horse will have beautiful motion that comes easily and naturally for him. He should be willingly guided and show a pleasant expression. He will be soft in the bridle, with a quiet mouth, and should have a supple look to him from head to tail. add some energy and a little more excitement to the picture, and you have the ideal English pleasure horse. This horse will have more animation and impulsion than the country horse, but will still have a pleasant look and feel, and should be well balanced and cadenced. a true park horse will show extreme impulsion coming from the rear, coupled with extreme elevation up front, and he will give the look of an accelerating speed boat with the hindquarters dropping and taking a deeper, bigger stride. When I think of a park horse, I think of an English pleasure horse on an adrenaline rush, showing more energy, impulsion, elevation and expression. Does the park horse have more motion than the English pleasure horse? sometimes, but more important than how high the horse trots is how the horse trots high.

What is the ideal conformation in a saddle seat horse? What, if anything, tells you that it might excel in one division of English more than the others? For me, I like to look for a horse with a natural high carriage. The underside of the neck should come high out of a very laid-back shoulder. I like a horse who thinks highly of himself and shows lots of confidence. Probably more important than all the conformational attributes I could list would be the desire to go forward and the ability to bend. What is your favorite saddle seat class, and why? My favorite saddle seat class is the country English pleasure division. I think the division is the best way to show how elegant, fluid and beautiful the arabian saddle seat horse can be when not overridden. My country English pleasure horse may have high motion, but it will do it with ease and without pressure from me. What horse from the past do you think would be a major force in the English division today, and why? I’m sure this will be a popular answer, but I know FF summer storm would still be relevant today. she epitomized what we all look for in our show horses. she oozed quality, had gorgeous, fluid, round motion and was structurally sound. Do you believe that the country English pleasure horse should or should not wear pads? Why or why not? Of course I do! used correctly, pads can greatly benefit the comfort and soundness of any horse. too many people are obsessed with how high the country English pleasure horses are trotting, when they should really be focusing on how easily they’re doing it. It is the judge’s responsibility to use or not use a horse based on how comfortable that horse looks doing its job. some people may go overboard using any enhancements, but the result will be an unpleasant horse with labored movement. That horse isn’t going to win anyway. n

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The

Thrill Of A

National Championship by Kara Larson Winning a national championship is one of those moments in your life when your dreams are finally realized. as the rose garland is wrapped around your horse’s neck, you’re overflowing with emotion and relief. It’s everything that you’ve worked toward, the reason why you spent countless hours at the barn and traveling all over the country to shows. as you trot out big and proud on the ultimate victory pass—you feel it. It was all worth it. With this reaction in mind, one question must be asked. Does every national championship automatically inspire this feeling of elation and joy, or are some people simply immune to the power of the roses? the professionals who have won national championships time after time would probably be the only people with such immunity, and it’s time to get the details on their first and subsequent national championships. I asked a whole slew of successful trainers what the title of national champion means to them, so we’ll soon find out whether the national championship-inspired cloud nine comes with a limit after all.

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Bob Battaglia Battaglia Farms • Scottsdale, Ariz. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “To understand what my first national championship meant to me, you have to know the story behind it. i started riding Arabians as an amateur in 1965, and opened my own barn with a partner, Ginger Tadin, in 1971. it was 1977 before i won my first national championship. earlier that year, i had been looking for a horse for one of my amateur riders, and at a huge show, i saw a mare going into the ring that made me think, ‘Wow, that’s the one i want.’ she wasn’t a finished horse by any means, but she was incredible— way ahead of her time—and i thought she would make a great horse for this lady. so we bought her and i finished her up a little bit and took her to her first show, which was the black Hawk in Waterloo, iowa. i knew i had something special, and when i took her into the ring, the entire audience came out of their seats. she won the class and won the championship, and even the judge commented on how good she was. When the lady who owned her came by to congratulate me, i said something like, “Yeah, it was great, and now you’re next up.” but she replied, “no, she’s way, way more than i need to do at this point in my career. You take her this year, and i’ll get on her next year.” And that’s how i happened to ride Featurette at the U.s. nationals in 1977.

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“Featurette was a big, purebred mare by *bask, probably one of the biggest i’d seen at the time (she was 15.3 or 16 hands). she changed the way english pleasure horses went—she was the one who began it all. When she went into the ring, she was so exciting. on the way to the gate, Ginger had told me, “Just ride the hair off her!” And that’s what i did. We were ready, so i wasn’t even nervous, but my heart was pounding and my adrenaline was pumping, and she was just extraordinary. When our number was called out, i went up for the ribbon and i’ll never forget it. At that time, they presented the national championship trophy for the picture; you didn’t have to go to the awards room to get it, although most people had someone else carry it out of the ring for them, since riding your victory pass with a trophy in your arms was awkward. not me! i grabbed ours and held onto it. i was not leaving that ring without it. They were yelling at me, “You can’t do that!” and i was yelling back, “Watch me!” We trotted out with it. it was one of the most exciting memories that i will ever have—it was exciting then, and it will always be exciting.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “no matter how long you’ve done this, there is never, ever a moment that a national championship is diminished or isn’t special. That’s not to say that you don’t have your ups and downs in a life with horses—that happens for everyone—and in my experience, it’s always the horses themselves who keep you here. They are really what it’s all about. but when you prepare all year long for the nationals and then go in the ring and do your very, very best—when you ride your heart out and your horse gives you 150 percent—and then you’re called the national champion, that can never be diminished. it is never just another day in the ring. it is the greatest thrill that you can possibly have. Last year, i rode second sight to the national championship for Half-Arabian english horses, and the feelings were the same as that day more than 30 years ago when Featurette and i won.”


The Thrill Of A NATiONAl ChAmpiONship Michael Byatt Michael Byatt Arabians • New Ulm, Texas What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “It was the western pleasure class in 1980, and honestly, I was just numb and dumb. I still remember my number, 589, and when they called it. I was so surprised I nearly fell off my horse and hyperventilated. It was completely unexpected.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “the wins since that first one have been different—no less important, just different. Every one was special and not to be taken for granted. It’s a privilege to do what I do, to show great horses, and it’s an even bigger honor to win. One especially great memory for me would be both national championships with Marwan al shaqab. He was such a lifechanging and, ultimately, breed-changing horse.” Greg Gallún Gallún Farms Inc. • Santa Ynez, Calif. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “I won my first national championship in 1984 in Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. I was showing a Half-arabian futurity filly named Imari. I was so green and nervous that I still laugh whenever I think about it. growing up in those days, the fashion was the vested suit and snap brim hat just like my mentors from Lasma, the brothers LaCroix. When Imari’s number was called for champion, my knees may have gotten a bit weak for a second, my heart was racing, and I really didn’t know where to run or what to do, yet even after all these years, I remember it so well. People always say the first one is the hardest, and I think that’s true. When you get the first notch on the belt you gain so much confidence. It takes away the big question of ‘can I do it?’ Nothing better than winning in Freedom Hall!” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “Winning a national title in any country is never easy; therefore, the feeling of accomplishment for me has never diminished. I still have some butterflies every time I go in the ring. I’m glad for that, as it shows me that I still care. I love competition—I relish it. In any facet of my life, I love to compete. ask my sons if I go down easily in ping pong! I may lose, but I never give up. Nationals are the pinnacle, and I’ll never get tired of trying to get the next one on the shelf!”

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The Thrill Of A NATiONAl ChAmpiONship Joel Kiesner Kiesner Training • Louisville, Tenn. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “my first national championship was on Captain n King in 1996. i had a sense during the ride that everything was going great, and the win was exhilarating. However, some of my favorite wins, both champions and reserves, have been such huge accomplishments and rival this first one.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “The thrill honestly never goes away. There are a few wins that really stick out in my memory and remind me how special winning a national championship is. At nationals years ago, i was called champion on nabasken Afire. i was so thrilled and emotional from this win that the ringmaster was genuinely concerned and asked me if i was okay. Another moment of sheer delight came when riding iXL noble express to champion. i remember being excited about the win, but i had no idea just how much i reacted. Upon watching the video afterwards, i saw that when my number was called, i threw both arms into the air in excitement, forgetting about the reins altogether! i had no idea i did that until i watched the tape! An additional memorable time was when i was involved in a ride-off between Adams Fire and sA rapid Fire. The crowd was right in my face, so loud that neither Adam nor i could hear anything. so he either did it all on his own, or there was some sort of mental telepathy going on. He was unanimous, and i’ll never forget it.” Claudinei Machado Rae-Dawn Arabians • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “i won my first U.s. national Championship with bey Ambition, and it really meant a lot. it was such a big feeling to know that i got the job done, because all along, i knew it could be done. it was unbelievable.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “over the years, a lot of things change. And now, as a professional, people view me in a different way, but winning is one thing that doesn’t get old. i’m always excited to show and to do my job, because i love what i do.” Brian Murch Strawberry Banks Farm • East Aurora, N.Y. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “The first one was definitely one of those want-to-pinch-yourself

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The Thrill Of A NATiONAl ChAmpiONship moments. Having had that dream so many times, it’s very surreal, but extremely gratifying when it happens.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “the thrill never changes. In fact, if anything, you realize just how hard they are to win. Winning the roses is truly as good as it gets. It is a high that I never get tired of and that everyone should experience.” Josh Quintus Colonial Wood Training Center • Pilot Point, Texas What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “I was 15 years old when I got my first national championship at Canadian Nationals in 1981. It was the purebred working hunter class, and I was actually tied for champion between my own horse and another owner’s horse. to break the tie I rode both horses in a jump-off for the win. Even though I could have swung it either way, I rode each as hard as I could and ended up getting reserve on my own horse, champion on the other. at the time, it didn’t sink in how big the win was. thinking back, I wish I could relive the moment—the moment when all the lessons, time, hard work and dollars paid off.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “No, the thrill never lets up. as my career goes on with new horses, each one comes with a new challenge and thrill. I’m pleased to say I’ve made a living off of horses and shows, and it’s my responsibility to lay out the plan, which includes nutrition, vet work, shoeing, work routine, and finally the show. From here the plan may or may not work out, but when it does, it’s incredibly exciting and a huge relief!” Johnny Ryan Springwater Farms • Stockton, N.J. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “In a word: thrilling. I still remember every detail. Winning a national championship is one of those things you never forget. there were so many great trainers in there—I just couldn’t believe I won.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “are you kidding? I’m still thrilled to be top ten! With the level of competition today, any win is great and not to be taken for granted. Even getting to that point takes an accumulation of a lot of hard work by a lot of people, and with so many variables involved with showing, the outcome is never set. Even with the best ride in the world, someone could

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The Thrill Of A NATiONAl ChAmpiONship have a better ride. if i’m named national champion, that’s icing on the top—it’s what drives me.” Jeff Schall Shada Inc. • Elk River, Minn. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “i remember the moment as if it were yesterday. i felt my heart pounding, my stomach swirling, and many thoughts were running through my head. one thought kept resurfacing—‘this could be your moment,’ and indeed it was! i was U.s. national Champion with the Half-Arabian mare CH obsession in Louisville, Ky., october 15, 1990. some short 21 years ago, and i’m certain the memory will never fade!” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “i believe the joy that comes along with presenting a special horse extremely well and ultimately being rewarded for it is a part of what helps keep the passion alive. i am reminded consistently of how blessed i am to have Arabian horses and their owners and breeders in my life. Winning is truly icing on the cake!” Jerry Schall Shada Inc. • Elk River, Minn. What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “my first national championship came with feelings of accomplishment and relief, however, there was also some confusion in the pinning process. i was showing a horse named Glorious, and when the announcer called out my horse’s name for champion, a woman mistook the call for her horse, Timeless. she ran over to get the roses on her horse, crying with excitement and joy, while i stood watching, amazed. i patiently waited for the ring steward to inform her of the mix-up.” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “no—absolutely not. it’s just incredible to win. The red rose garland is a great emblem for victory, and the trophy is one of the most beautiful out there. between the two, the experience of winning will never diminish. but the journey to that win is the best part. From the moment you meet the horse, the training, the preparation, it all leads up to the last chapter. Winning champion makes for a better ending, but it doesn’t necessarily validate anything. enjoy the journey.”

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The Thrill Of A NATiONAl ChAmpiONship Jim Stachowski Stachowski Farm • Mantua, Ohio What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. Winning your first national championship is a feeling of exhilaration and euphoria. It validates that you are capable of reaching the highest reward the industry has to offer. It inspires you to want to continue a winning tradition and to work harder. Winning is a very important component in a competition, but when you are working with a magnificent animal, it is teamwork. Not only do you want that victory for yourself, but you have developed a relationship with your clients and the horses, and you feel great that you have accomplished the ultimate goal. You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish?  Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? the thrill of winning has never diminished over the years and if anything it, has intensified. With the years of experience, you find that you expect more from yourself. after you have been called as a top ten winner and you are waiting for the judge’s final decision, the excitement and anticipation is always present. With each year, horses and competitors are better and have developed a higher skill level, and you feel a huge responsibility to the clients. With each national championship win, you feel self-actualized. Peter Stachowski Stachowski Farm • Mantua, Ohio What did it feel like to win your first national championship? Describe your emotions and what it meant to you. “My first national championship was on sufis Fancy Free in the Halfarabian Park years ago. I went to Nationals that year hoping for a top ten, so taking home the roses was really special. It was the same feeling I remember having when I won my first trophy on a shetland pony as a kid—it’s a special thing!” You have won many national championships over the years. Does the thrill ever diminish? Does it ever seem like one more day in the show ring when you win one? “No, that indescribable ‘something’ you feel when you win will always make it thrilling. Winning a national championship is never easy. the competition is always tough, and when the horse performs well, it makes it all the more special.” n

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Proudly owned by Claire & Margaret Larson, USA

Contact Andy Sellman • 715.425.9001 www.ArgentFarms.com AugusT 2011 | MN Breeders • 5


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Successful Breeding quality, passion, experience and

Padrons Psyche x Bey Shahs Lady Breeders Sweepstakes Nominated Sire Scottsdale Signature Stallion MN Medallion Stallion SCID & CA Clear

Proudly owned by Sam & Laura Peacemaker Trainer João Rodrigues • 480-889-4393 • joao@pcfarabians.com

W W W. P C F A R A B I A N S . C O M

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U.S. & CANADIAN NATIONAL RESERVE CHAMPION FUTURITY COLT

Marwan Al Shaqab x Veronica GA

THE STALLIONS OF

are Breeders Sweepstakes Nominated Sires Scottsdale Signature Stallions MN Medallion Stallions SCID & CA Clear 8 • MN Breeders | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes


U.S. NATIONAL RESERVE CHAMPION FUTURITY COLT LAS VEGAS WORLD CUP SUPREME CHAMPION STALLION

Regal Actor JP x Genevieve C Bred by Lucy Whittier

Proudly owned by Sam & Laura Peacemaker For breeding information contact trainer João Rodrigues 480-889-4393 • joao@pcfarabians.com

W W W. P C F A R A B I A N S . C O M August 2011 | MN Breeders • 9


Minnesota Breeders Medallion Stallions brought to you by ted Carson

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AugusT 2011 | MN Breeders • 11

SF Veraz

(*Gazal Al Shaqab x Veronica GA)

(Soho Carol x Palomara)

Amado De Jamaal

(Padrons Psyche x HS Mostly)

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AA Sabotaj x LC Sinfonia, by Magnum Psyche

Minnesota Medallion Stallion Canadian National Top Ten Futurity Colt Trained by

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(Da Vinci FM x Solvaria, by Solstice)

2011 M.A.H.B. Medallion Yearling Filly Contender Trained by

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Managed by

Owned by Zimmerman, MN 763-856-2190 arbucklearabians@aol.com

Lady Georgina Pelham Buenos Aries, Argentina 011-54-11-4-743-1571 cosufi@house.com.ar

August 2011 | MN Breeders • 15


Thoughtfully Bred & Offered For Your Consideration

Ajmal AC

Christiana AC

Faraah AC

Vidal AC

(Ajman Moniscione x Aliyahh)

(Marhaabah x Heart of Gold AC)

(Versace x DAR Heartbreaker)

(SF Veraz x AE Reflection)

All Foals Are AHA Sweepstakes and Multi-Program Nominated. For Information contact: Andy & Christine Steffens 347-539-6783 or 631-737-1729 info@avaloncrest.com www.avaloncrest.com

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August 2011 | MN Breeders • 17


Ruminaja ali - ali jamaal - Daka DakaR R

El jamaal - mazka azkaR RaDE

a Family traditioN oF type, QUality aNd NatioNal ChampioN oFFSpriNg U.S. NatioNal ChampioN StallioN World CUp reS. ChampioN StallioN

* Ali Jamaal x Sonoma Lady Owned by Dakar Kartel LLC Walt Lane • 951-780-7553 Doug Dahmen • 805-598-9662 Jeannette king Carlos Mayoral

Both Stallions are Multi-Program Nominated

SCottSdale reServe ChampioN StallioN U.S. NatioNal top teN JUNior StallioN

MAzkArAde *dakar el Jamaal x Majalis Owned by Dakar Kartel LLC For information contact:Walt Lane • 951-780-7553 or Doug Dahmen • 805-598-9662 • intaraarabians@msn.com 18 • MN Breeders | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes


“First Cyte has met all of my expectations as a breeding stallion. His foals have excelled in both the halter and performance arenas and my goal of producing superior quality in subsequent generations is off to a great start.” ~Donna Hentges, Owner Greymoor Farm

Fashionysta *Jullyen El Jamaal x Harleqyin, by First Cyte+

Undenyable First Cyte+ x After All VF

Euphoryia ~ Its Sshow Time++ x Drama Qyeen, by First Cyte+

GREYMOOR FARM ARABIANS HOME TO THE SIRE OF NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS FIRST CYTE+ Breeder & owner Donna M. Hentges • Farm Manager Hilary Homan phone: 952.461.3311 • mobile: 612.201.0910 • greymoor@visi.com • www.first-cyte.com

August 2011 | MN Breeders • 19


Aries

BFA

(Versace x MC Psynammon, by Psymadre)

National Top Ten Futurity Colt Region 6 Champion Stallion

Alada Legacy National Champion

TR

(Legacy Of Gold x Alada Roses)

Both stallions are Minnesota Breeders Medallion Stallions SCID Clear

Glenn and Susan Brinkman • Pierre, South Dakota Home: 605-224-0255 • Ranch: 605-224-0773 glennhuntz@aol.com • www.brinkmanarabianstables.com

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EL CHALL WR *Magnum Chall HVP x Major Love Affair Breeders Sweepstakes Nominated Scottsdale Signature Stallion MN Medallion Stallion IA Gold Star Stallion AHBA Futurity Stallion Silver Sire Enrolled August 2011 | MN Breeders • 21


Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a Warrior ARBITEUR | WN DEJA VU BY *GG SAMIR

AHA Breeders Sweepstakes Stallion MINNESOTA MEDALLION STALLION Silver Sire Stallion Scottsdale Signature Stallion

Owned by the Armir Partners LLC Managing Partners: Suzanne Acevedo 208.760.0816 Jeff Sloan 248.766.2903

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With An Eye On The Future... By Justtice

DR Rhihanna x Padrons Psyche daughter

DR Eclipse x Affirmmed daughter

DR Revelation x DR Breanne

Iowa Gold Star Nominated Stallion Minnesota Medallion Stallion Sweepstakes Nominated Sire

Justtice (Justify x Afire Storrm, by Afire Bey V)

Henriksen Arabians Dale Henriksen For breeding information, contact: Ann Henriksen-Brinkman 712.304.0330 email: ann@henriksenarabians.com www.HenriksenArabians.com

August 2011 | MN Breeders • 23


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Padrons Psyche Psytadel US Bint Bey Shah

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Thee Desperado JBK Mysteria Padron China Doll

Owned by and Standing at The Farm • Curt & Heather Hough • Wyoming, Minnesota For more information contact Curt or Heather Hough at: 651-464-2065 • thefarmarabs@yahoo.com

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Ex otic *Jullyen el JAMAAl x GAi scHArA

Region 3 Champion Stallion with Sandro Pinha

Congratulations Regional Winners by Jakarta!

msp Julyanna Silver Sire Champion Auction & Futurity Yearling Filly winning over $10,000

OC Jakartas Fame Region 4 Champion Stallion msp indOnesia Region 4 Top Five Yearling Filly

Jakartas Jewel Region 4 Champion Mare

sHr sydney Region 4 Champion Half-Arabian Yearling Filly

Hm JOrdan Silver Sire Top Five Auction & Futurity Yearling Colt

AHA Breeders sweepstAkes MinnesotA MedAllion stAllion ScottSdale Signature Stallion • Silver Sire

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Minnesota Arabian Horse Breeders

Me M MeM Mbers bers

Dave & Holly Connaker CONNAKER ARABIANS, LLC Brainerd, MN • 218-330-5759 E-mail: hollyconnaker@helpusell.com R.J. & G.L. Ames CEDAR RIDGE ARABIANS Jordan, MN • 952-492-6590 E-mail: cedarridge@att.net www.cedar-ridge.com Rick & Tammy Anderson SUMMERFIELD FARM, INC. Belvidere, IL • 815-547-4852 E-mail: Summerfieldarabs@aol.com www.summerfieldfarminc.com H.R. Bill Bell BELL'S MERRI-hILL ARABIANS Delano, MN • 763-972-9941 E-mail: Merrihillarabs@aol.com www.merrihillarabs.com Glenn Brinkman BRINKMAN ARABIAN STABLES Pierre, SD • 605-224-0773 E-mail: glennhuntz@aol.com www.brinkmanarabianstables.com Ma Brown Greg & Mary BROWNS FOLLY ARABIAN hORSES Minnetonka, MN • 952-593-0489 E-mail: BrownsFolly@aol.com www.BrownsFolly.com Kenneth & Susan Buelt DARLEY FARMS Wausau, WI • 715-848-6199

Peter & Lori Conway CONWAY ARABIANS, INC. Chatfield, MN • 507-867-2981 E-mail: peter@conwayarabians.com www.conwayarabians.com

Eleanor Hamilton ELEANOR'S ARABIAN FARM Rogers, MN • 763-767-1381 E-mail: h.hamilton@microcontrol.com www.eleanorsarabianfarm.com Donna Hentges GREYMOOR FARM Elko, MN • 952-461-3311 E-mail: greymoor@visi.com www.first-cyte.com

Dave & Tammy Corning & Sienna Snell DST ARABIANS Georgene Holasek Olympia, WA • 360-866-8525 ROCK ISLE ARABIANS E-mail: DSTArabians@msn.com Lester Prairie, MN • 320-395-9880 www.dstarabians.com E-mail: RIArabians@aol.com Carol Derus & Terri Gellin DEER hAvEN ARABIANS Clintonville, WI • 715-823-2165 E-mail: dharabians@frrontiernet.net www.deerhavenarabians.com John & Martha Diedrich Waseca, MN • 507-461-1587 E-mail: jcdiedrich@gmail.com

Larry & Shelley Jerome JERLAND FARM Barron, WI • 715-537-5413 E-mail: larry@jerland.com www.jerland.com

Muffet Eskra Olathe, KS • 913-481-2226 E-mail: teskra@sbcglobal.net

Suzette & JoAnn Johnson ISLAND FARM Lake Crystal, MN • 507-726-2174 E-mail: June-Dec: suzettej@hickorytech.net Jan-May: sjohnson_54@msn.com

Ken, Judy & Austin Figge WILLOW BROOK ARABIANS Buffalo, MN • 763-682-9388 E-mail: willowbrookarabians@hotmail.com www.willowbrookarabians.com

Jeana Karlovich J.D.D.K. ARABIANS Pewaukee, WI • 262-547-3000 E-mail: wiclasonln@aol.com

Gene & LaVonne Gullickson NERIKE hILL ARABIANS Plum City, WI • 715-448-2286

Peter & Trish Kessler DON MANUEL FARMS Elkton, FL • 904-429-0555 E-mail: peter@surety-bonding.com

Jim & Penny Gute WEST LAWN FARM Faribault, MN • 507-451-7663 E-mail: westlawnfarm@myclearwave.net www.westlawnfarm.com

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Nancy Knutson MAJESTIC STAR ARABIANS Colfax, WI • 715-962-3721 E-mail: nancy@majesticstararabians.com www.majesticstararabians.com


M.A.H.B. FFA A ll Fest exclusive, e xclusive, e exciting, xciting, e enduring nduring Leslie (Lucky) & Raegen Lurken Rochester, MN • 507-285-0707 E-mail: Lurken@charterinternet.net Kim McKimmy ARCHETYPE ARABIANS St. Michael, MN • 763-497-6904 E-mail: kmckimmy@regentassociates.biz Tom Mensing OUTLAW EQUESTRIANS Afton, MN • 612-860-4888 E-mail: tommensing@gmail.com Walter R. Mishek MISHEKS ARABIANS Waseca, MN • 507-837-9127 E-mail: wrm@ahtimes.com Deri & Karen Nordsving D & K ARABIANS Racine, MN • 507-378-2341 www.makhiavellika.com Rory & Sue O'Neill O'NEILL ARABIANS, LLC Cave Creek, AZ • 602-821-8220 www.oneillarabians.com Sam & Laura Peacemaker PCF ARABIANS, LLC Scottsdale, AZ • Tonasket, WA 509-315-8584 E-mail: joao@pcfarabians.com www.pcfarabians.com Doug & Kate Peterson REGENT ARABIANS Rogers, MN • 763-428-4975 E-mail: regentarabs@aol.com www.regentarabians.com

Beth Proctor & Jack Collins WINDSONG RANCH Mankato, MN • 507-387-3869 E-mail: bertha.proctor@mnsu.edu

Theresa Soltis EL TERAN ARABIANS Upsala, MN • 320-573-4953 E-mail: elteran@surfsota.com

Frank & Jody Puleo JADA ARABIANS Hugo, MN • 651-653-9369 E-mail: frankpuleojr@yahoo.com www.jadaarabians.com

Ric & Cecilia Summers WIL-O-MAR ARABIANS Bonner Springs, KS • 816-365-3472 E-mail: wilomararabians@gmail.com www.wil-o-mar.com

Kathy Rappley VALGLYNA ARABIANS New Richmond, WI • 715-246-5562 E-mail: klcricket@frontiernet.net

Mark and Val Sylla WESTRIDGE FARMS River Falls, WI • 715-426-9640 E-mail: vals@westridgefarms.com www.westridgefarms.com

Angela Rasmussen Glencoe, MN • 612-598-4129 Debbie Treadwell E-mail: angelarasmussen@yahoo.com ADVANTAGE ARABIANS Maple Lake, MN • 320-963-3677 Fernando De Santibanes E-mail: debbiet@lakedalelink.net HARAS MAYED www.advantagearabians.com Buenos Aires, Argentina E-mail: info@harasmayed.com Perry & Diane Wagamon www.harasmayed.com WAGAMON HORSE FARM Lino Lakes, MN • 651-464-7299 Ron & Judy Schmid E-mail: pdwagamon@aol.com PINE CREST ARABIANS www.wagamonfarms.com Hayward, WI • 715-634-2626 E-mail: pcarab@aol.com

John D. Simms Jr. CHAOS ARABIANS Lake Geneva, WI • 262-348-9256 E-mail: chaosarabians@aol.com Blake Skole CEDAR HEIGHTS FARM Kansas City, MO • 816-761-1928 E-mail: cedarheightsfarm@yahoo.com

Katja Wiedrich WIEDRICH ARABIANS Hager City, WI • 715-792-2956 E-mail: katjawiedrich@yahoo.com Dean & Terri Wikel PEGASUS ARABIANS Berlin Heights, OH • 419-588-3000 E-mail: sales@pegasusequestrian.com www.pegasusequetrian.com

For information, contact any Minnesota Arabian Horse Breeders, Inc. member or visit our website:

www.MedallionStallion.com

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Stallion Service auction Sat., Oct. 1st, 2011 Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m.

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. progressive Dinner party 6:30 p.m. special presentation 7:00 p.m. auction entertainment & Dancing Only the foals from breedings sold at the Stallion Service Auction can compete in the Auction Futurity.

The Only Midwest Arabian Futurity to Allow Only One Auction Class Entry per Stallion Service Sold!

Huge Prize Money Available!!

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2011 Fall Festival Class sChedule Friday • September 30, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. 03  Mahb  Yearling Medallion Colts/geldings ath  seMi-Final 12  Mahb  Western Pleasure 18-39 aatr  Final 26  Mahb  saddle seat Pleasure Maiden horse atr  Final 20  Mahb  hunter Pleasure Junior horse atr  Final 04  Mahb  Yearling Medallion Fillies ath  seMi-Final NooN - *LuNch - WiLd rice Soup Served iN BArN* Friday • September 30, 2011 • Not Before 1:00 p.M. 15  Mahb  Western Pleasure Maiden horse atr  Final 22  Mahb  hunter Pleasure aotr  Final 27  Mahb  CountrY Pleasure JaCkPot atr  Final 28  Mahb  reining JaCkPot atr  Final *4:00 p.M. GourMet pAStA Feed ANd eNtertAiNMeNt iN FroNt oF horSe BArN* Friday • September 30, 2011 • Not Before 6:00 p.M. 02  Mahb  auCtion Yearling Fillies ath  11  Mahb  Western Pleasure 17 & under Jtr  24  Mahb  saddle seat Pleasure 18 & over aatr  19  Mahb  hunter Pleasure 40 & over aatr   01  Mahb  auCtion Yearling Colts/geldings ath  Saturday • october 1, 2011 • 9:00 A.M. 06  Mahb  2-Year-old Fillies ath  16  Mahb  Western Pleasure aotr  23  Mahb  saddle seat Pleasure 17 & under Jtr  05  Mahb  2-Year-old Colts/geldings ath   21  Mahb  hunter Pleasure Maiden horse atr   10  Mahb  libertY JaCkPot ath  NooN - *chiLi ANd FixiNS Served iN BArN* Saturday • october 1, 2011 • Not Before 1:00 p.M. 14  Mahb  Western Pleasure Junior horse atr   25  Mahb  saddle seat Pleasure Junior horse atr  02  Mahb  auCtion Yearling Fillies ath  17  Mahb  hunter Pleasure 17 & under Jtr  *BroodMAre eLite ANd StALL decorAtioN AWArdS* 01  Mahb  auCtion Yearling Colts/geldings ath  09  Mahb  get-oF-sire ath  

seMi-Final Final Final Final seMi-Final Final Final Final Final Final Final

Final Final Final Final Final Final

Saturday • october 1, 2011 • 5:00 p.M. Auction Festivities in Birthing center 5:00 p.M. to 6:30 p.M. proGreSSive diNNer ANd eNtertAiNMeNt By LArry JeroMe 6:30 p.M. SpeciAL preSeNtAtioNS 7:00 p.M. AuctioN StArtS *Live BANd ANd dANciNG iMMediAteLy FoLLoWiNG AuctioN * Sunday • october 2, 2011 • 10:00 A.M. 13  Mahb  Western Pleasure 40 & 0ver aatr  Final 03  Mahb  Yearling Medallion Colts/geldings ath  Final 18  Mahb  hunter Pleasure 18-39 aatr   Final 07  Mahb  3 & over Mares JaCkPot ath   Final 29  Mahb  saddle seat aotr   Final     08  Mahb  3 & over geldings JaCkPot ath  Final 04  Mahb  Yearling Medallion Fillies ath  Final *hiGh poiNt Sire, Breeder, JuNior exhiBitor, ANd AduLt AMAteur AWArdS* If sections do not warrant enough entries, they will run as finals on final date/time. August 2011 | MN Breeders • 31


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WIN BIG MONEY! Win Hesa Fest Money at the Purebred and HalfArabian Reining Futurities. $10,000 Minimum in Each Futurity, Each Year! Payouts Follow Purebred and Half-Arabian Futurity Terms and Conditions.

by Xenophonn 1988 Bay Arabian Stallion Canadian Reserve National Champ Open Reining, 6 National Top Tens Reining Open/AO and Champ IAHA Snaffle Bit Futurity and Maturity Sire of 2007 Canadian National Reining Champion AOTR, 2007 U.S. Reserve National Champion Reining Open, 2008 U.S. Reserve National Champion Reining Futurity, 2010 Canadian National Reserve Champion Reining Open, and Reining Futurity Winners of over $100,000.00.

Hesa Zee+/ has sired offspring that have won over $100,000 in Reining Futurity Prizes in the Hesa Fest Futurities and at the Scottsdale Show in the Purebred and Half-Arabian Reining Futurities!


HESA 2011 REGIONAL

WINNERS!! SHEZA MELODY JAC (x Surprisn Miss Melody) 2011 Region 10, 6 and 14 Champion HA Reining Jr Horse 2011 Scotts Res Ch HA Reining Jr Horse 2011 HA Ultimate Reining Futurity Champion CRUISIN ON THE RIVER (x Artymusme) 2011 Region 6 Champion Reining Jr Horse 2011 Region 10 Res Champion Reining Jr Horse

Sheza Melody Jac

SHEZA ROYAL PAYNE (x AM Starting Bell) 2011 Region 10 Reining Horse Top 4 2009 Region 10 Champion Reining Jr Horse MIZ CONGENIALITY (x Sunny Dee Elegance) 2011 Region 10 HA Reining AO/AT Top 5 HEZAS FIRE FLY (x Fire Musc+) 2011 Region 10 Reining Horse Top 5 2006 Region 6 Champion Reining Jr Horse KACEES HIDDEN AGENDA (x Miss Ka Cee Bar) 2011 Region 10 and 6 HA Reining Top 5

Cruisin On The River

SHEZA FANCY FRECKLES (x Omnis Fancy Freckles) 2011 Region 10 and 6 Top Five HA Reining Jr Horse

Contact Eleanor Hamilton for information at 763.767.1381 or 1.800.328.9923 www.EleanorsArabianFarm.com


Producing And Preparing The Next Generation

Noble Way

(IXL Noble Express x Chamorrita Afire) 2003 Arabian Stallion

AEPA Enrolled Sire MN Breeders Medallion Stallion AHA Breeders Sweepstakes Nominated

Proximus

CA

(Afire Bey V x DA Triffire, by Triften) 2007 Arabian Stallion

AEPA Enrolled Sire MN Breeders Medallion Stallion AHA Breeders Sweepstakes Nominated

Conway Arabians Lori and Peter Conway • lori@conwayarabians.com • Cell 507-202-4440 • Home 507-867-2981 Tom Theisen, Trainer • cell 404-304-9955 • tommytheisen@yahoo.com Conway Arabians • 18080 Cty 2, Chatfield, MN 55923 • www.conwayarabians.com


Due to the passing of Martha Bell and my age, it is time to retire after 45 years in Arabian horses with a Herd Dispersal Sale. ~ Bill Bell, Merri Hill Arabians Colts: Ambitious MH, son of Multi-Champion Bey Ambition and out of Merri Jessabell, a fantastic producing daughter of Shaklans Padron NA. Merri Jessabell has produced Merri Precious, unanimous winner at the Minnesota Breeders Fall Fest as well as other top halter winners. Shaq’s Legacy MH, son of Maserati WR, by Marwan Al Shaqab and out of Legacys Treasure, sired by National Champion Legacy Of Fame. This is a Scottsdale Auction Colt for 2012!

Bey Ambition

Fillies: Merri Pashmina, 2-year-old by Multi-National Champion Magnum Chall HVP and out of Dyna HCF, by Don El Chall—one of the few double Don El Chall daughters. Mares: Merri Madre (11 yrs.) by Psymadre out of the Bey Shah mare, Fforever Bey. U.S. National Top Ten Yearling Filly. Registered black mare. Her 2011 weanling filly by Magnum Chall HVP was sold to Pegasus Arabians. Sells with a 2012 breeding to Marwan Al Maginifficoo.

Magnum Chall HVP

Merri Madre

Legacys Treasure (6 yrs.) by National Champion Legacy Of Fame and out of Merri Porcelynn, by Shaklans Padron NA. A tall, chestnut mare with flaxen mane and tail. In foal to El Chall for 2012. Merri Jessabell (14 yrs.), sired by Shaklans Padron NA out of Stylish Perfection, by Gdaan (Cognac) Canadian National Champion Formal Combination and U.S. National Top Three in Park. Beautiful grey mare with a great head and type. In foal to Sharif El Shaklan for a 2012 foal to be shown as a 2013 Scottsdale auction foal—double Shaklan. In the early 1970’s, we purchased the mare Ross Miss Fancy from Gibb Ross. Fancy was by National Champion Habu. All the horses listed above are from this Foundation Mare. Fancy provided us with six fillies in a row to start our breeding program. She was shown in Western and English classes by our daughter Becky while I broke the foals to lead while she was in the show ring. Becky’s current gelding, Garth MH, a Multi-Regional Champion Western Pleasure and Canadian Reserve National Champion Open Western Pleasure horse (2006), is the great, great grandson of Ross Miss Fancy.

Legacys Treasure

El Chall WR

Maserati WR

Contact H.R. “Bill” Bell for extended pedigrees and further information on these fine horses. Videos upon request for serious parties only.

Bill Bell • 612-616-7760 Delano, MN Horses from this farm recently sold to merrihillarabs@aol.com South Africa and Saudi Arabia. www.merrihillarabs.com

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Arabian Horse Photographers In Focus

Brandy Johnson by mary Kirkman

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One of the most attractive things about Brandy Johnson is that she’s a sky’s-the-limit kind of girl. At 28, she has a right to the energy, but those who know her can hope that it lasts the rest of her life, because it’s refreshing to hear the words “passion” and “drive” from someone who not only speaks them, but lives them. That is the lesson she most wants her two daughters, now 5 and 6, to learn: “I want them to have a passion for something, have a drive, instead of just waiting for someone to hand them stuff,” she says. “I want them to fall in love with something other than their future husbands—have a passion.” Because that, she would tell you, is what living is all about. Johnson’s own drive, which began with her childhood love of horses, now encompasses design, photography and video production.

As each segment of her business has grown in popularity, it has become apparent that the only constraints are the hours in the day, and sometimes the math exceeds 24. Wedged into stray minutes and weekends is her commitment to showing Arabians, where the enthusiasm is the same, but the label is “amateur,” as if to imply something more relaxed. (It’s not.) It helps that her work ethic reads like something out of the Depression: Have you done enough? Do more. In any profile of Brandy Johnson, her addiction to horses has to come first. It began with mustangs, adopted from the Bureau of Land Management and trained by her mother, Beth Phillips. Phillips had no family background in horses; as a child, she had taught herself by trial and error, working out her own version of “horsewhispering” with


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the horses down the road from her home. She passed that love and the knowledge that accompanied it along to her daughter. Brandy smiles now when she recalls how beautiful she thought those little mustangs were, and although she refined her tastes when the family acquired Arabians, that didn’t diminish her affection for her first equine friends. Their first Arabian, a Polish racehorse named Sahir Tar Legacy, was Brandy’s passport to the next phase of her experience. A native of Tampa, Fla., she became a regular at Tampa Bay Downs racecourse at an early age. “I was 10 to 13 at the time, and one of my mother’s best friends was a jockey and trainer,” she recalls. “I spent a lot of my summers staying with her and grew up on the back of a racetrack.” By the time she was into her teens, she had a solid, if informal, background in horses and was tuned up to enjoy whatever came her

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way—which, as Phillips became more involved in the Bay Area Arabian Horse Club and the family bought and sold more horses, was an increasingly active horizon.

more, and took her camera and her eye for a test drive. That was all it took. In the space of a few short years, everything came together.

The first Arabian to steal Brandy’s heart was Kaiyoum Might, a son of Kaiyoum, who joined the family in 1999. A stallion, he was bred on a limited basis and became Brandy’s partner in endurance, distance riding, and jumping. The two would terrify her parents by entering the timed jumping classes at shows. “The last one I did, there was me and another little grey Arabian,” she recalls. “My horse was, like, 14.1 or 14.2, and the jumps were three feet, six inches—and we were flying over them. You could hear my parents gasping. They would cover their eyes and gasp, and then make sure I got over safely. It was crazy.”

As Brandy Johnson remembers it, she owes a lot to friends in the industry. She had the basic artistic talent and eye for a horse, and she learned her stuff—but it was getting the advice of others and the opportunities to practice that launched her career.

Then came a further cast of characters, each of whom became a milestone in the development of her horsemanship. Among them were the black stallion SP Nevermore, the first horse they took to an outside trainer (“he was my first halter horse, and I had to learn what to do with him”); her first Half-Arabian Calypso Ddancer, a former Youth National Champion in English equitation; and the multi-champion halter gelding Khan LTL. Together, they won multiple Regional titles. It was around this time that she took the first steps toward developing the professional career she has today. At 17, she had been attracted to graphic design and gradually began working in her father’s business. John Phillips owned a printing and direct mail service, and Brandy’s self-taught design skills blossomed there, as mentors in the office expanded what she had learned on her own. It was also about then that the first seeds were sown for the photography that would later inhale her time. Her father had been a photographer earlier in his life, and with a friend had shot photos of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers football team and produced a magazine. As a child, intrigued by his interest, Brandy had become fascinated with National Geographic-style photography, but while she might have experimented here and there, she never dreamed that she would make a living with a camera. And then a star-crossed session with an Arabian photographer left her so frustrated and disappointed that she dusted off what skills she had, taught herself a little

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Her first big break came from Duke Mendel when Mendel owned the stallion Odyssey SC, and it entailed a lot more than photography. She was just developing her portfolio at the time, and he had seen shots she had taken for David and Jane Stachler at Fantazia Arabians and Karin McMurtrie at Hawk’s Flight. When Mendel called for a reference, McMurtrie was generous in her praise. From that came an assignment to photograph Mendel’s Odyssey foals, and when he discovered that she was a designer as well, he booked her to develop an “Odyssey family” website, with a mailing list of more than 8,000 addresses. Then he heard about e-blasts, and wanted her to try that too—with the upshot that he founded Arabian Blasts and eventually took her on as a partner. At one point, she was doing so much work for him that she traded design services for a horse, which was how she came to own Khan LTL. The stallion card she photographed and designed for Odyssey SC, which was introduced at Scottsdale in 2008, was her first national breakthrough. She caught another break when Stevie Mathias, one of her closest friends—Brandy describes her alternately as a big sister, a personal mentor, a guardian angel and an old soul—arranged for her to photograph at Rohara. Mathias had the stallion WMJ Crown Royal there at the time, and the original idea was that Brandy would shoot images of him; when a flashy little DA Valentino foal caught her eye, she asked permission to photograph the foal. Roxann Hart gave more than just her approval. “You might as well do it right,” Hart said, and asked Joe Alberti, who was visiting at the time and already part of the family, to help with the photo shoot. The resulting images earned Johnson a place on Rohara’s list of preferred photographers. And then there were the two and a half years she spent working with Jim and Christy Egan at Arabian Results


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at the u.s. Nationals and scottsdale, helping to shoot editorial photos and doing ad design. the experience was invaluable, and she loved getting to know performance people to balance her budding reputation as a photographer. all of that was accompanied by her early training as a horse show photographer. In the very beginning, to expand her base of knowledge and her resume, she had partnered with a friend from the Paso Fino industry to form stunning Vision Photography. the two traveled through georgia and Florida, beginning with local shows and working up to major events. It had its challenges, Johnson recalls, and not all of them related to the photography itself. “I was eight months pregnant and climbing over fences to get the shot,” she says wryly. that background and her own attention to getting the shot paid off. “someone referred to her as an up-and-comer as a photographer,” client David May was quoted in a recent article about her. “I hate to inform the public, but Brandy has arrived … ” an analysis of what makes Brandy Johnson’s work sizzle—or radiate serenity, as the case may be—reveals what she says is a curious mix of her parents’ personalities; her mother is the artistic sort, while her father is business savvy. add to that her own understanding not only of what makes an arabian beautiful, but how to express it in an image. she says she is still looking for her own signature style. “We all have our signature look,” she muses. “I want to make my mark on this industry by having a different look, but I don’t know that I’ve found mine yet.” as if that weren’t enough to consider, she maintains that part of a photographer’s responsibility is to work well with the client. the memory of the abortive photo shoot which led her to begin shooting is still vivid. the problem wasn’t just that no useable photographs came out of it, but also that she and her family, self-described small breeders, felt brushed aside by the professional’s dismissive treatment. “I love all my clients, but if I didn’t, I’d pretend I did,” she says. “Everyone’s money is money, and everybody pays the same. I’ll work for you; I don’t refuse people because they aren’t the big names. and if I’m not happy with what I get, I’ll come out and re-shoot for free if you’re local.” to help clients who do not routinely hire professional photographers, she also offers a range of equine preparation services for reasonable fees. “People who ordinarily would not hire a photographer can hire me and I’ll come out a day early to show-groom the horses,” she says. “I’ll do all of it. then we’ll shoot the next day.”

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Maybe it’s the age thing again, but Brandy’s bubbling enthusiasm also emerges in her willingness to offer pointers to clients and in her vocal appreciation of the more experienced photographers who have been kind to her along the way. “Nobody’s actually mentored me,” she says, “but probably one of my favorite people is Darryl Larson. Whenever I’d put something up on Facebook®, she would take the time to email me. I appreciate that so much! I like her images because they’re raw. So many people do so much Photoshop®, and she doesn’t. They’re just beautiful.” She is equally willing to educate clients on photo shoots. She gets it that professional photographers are hired to make horses look their best, or better than their best, if possible. Great, she nods; that’s what it is all about, and she loves knocking clients’ socks off. But she counsels owners not to go for so much “best” that visitors won’t even recognize the horse in person. And there was the lady who wanted “a freak head shot.” “I had to tell her that the horses don’t know how to do any of this,” Johnson says. “They don’t know how to ‘reach.’ It’s not a matter of scaring them to get that bug-eyed look; they’ll just look scared. I told her, ‘Let’s do liberty instead, because I guarantee that if I shake a bag at them, they’re going to flip their tails and pop their eyes and open their

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nostrils.’ and that’s what happened. I’ve only been around a few years, and I don’t always get the big trainers who’ve been doing it for years. I try to teach people.” so how, she is asked, does she get those tricky images of people with their horses—the ones so easily lost because when the horses are bright, the people aren’t smiling, or when the people look great, the horses have their ears back? the only ones who can take direction are the people, she indicates, so you tell them what to do and then focus on catching the animal’s response. “tell people always to smile,” she says, “but not so hard that it causes lines in their face. the trick is not to face them into the sun or they’ll squint; you have to face them away from the light and then use a flash or a reflector. tell them to stand as close to the horse as possible, keep their shoulders back, and try not to talk.” Even so, she acknowledges, shooting people is problematic. “People are critical of themselves. You think they’re hard on horse pictures? that’s nothing to how they are about themselves!” at the same time that she has developed her photography, Johnson has maintained her design commitment to arabian Blasts as well. that original interest, the beginning of it all, never went away, even in the face of the photography. “I taught myself by trying to replicate ads that I’d seen,” she relates, “and then it was a case of ‘I want to take it to the next level.’ I’ve tried to bring a more commercialized style into the arabians—very clean lines, not too gaudy. I like everything to be simple and beautiful.” In practical terms, that means that she designs daily and takes care of a completely different realm of customer service as she helps clients develop themes and looks that promote their horses. “I like to involve my clients in my work,” she says. “I want them to think about it. at the same time, sometimes I have to teach a lot of people; it’s common that some will want to use the wrong picture or things like that. I want whatever makes them look the best.” sometimes, she shrugs, if they really want something she doesn’t think is that great, she has to go along with it because it’s their ad. that’s just part of the drill. the newest venture in the Brandy Johnson consortium is her video production company, a natural outgrowth of the photography. Clients would ask for videos to

go along with the still shots, and at first she produced them on a limited basis. However, she soon realized that achieving the level of production she envisioned would not fit in her schedule, and hired Kameron Kicklighter, a talented young art major from gainesville, Fla., to provide that service. Hesitant at first, she told him “only simple videos”—clean-cut offerings that would not be over-the-top—but the response to his work was so positive that she soon was saying, “Okay, let me see what you can really do.” It’s only a matter of time, she observes, before the arabian public discovers him, and she’s going to enjoy watching it happen. If it sounds like Brandy Johnson has done nothing but work over the past 10 years, that would be the wrong impression. In fact, she also fell in love, got married, had two children, got divorced and constructed a new life for herself. Not unexpectedly, the personal aspect of her life is as crowded as the professional side. Front and center is a new companion. No one was thinking arabians when stevie Mathias introduced Johnson to Cory DeKoster, but as it turned out, the two share not only a love for digital photography, but for arabians as well. DeKoster’s family, based in Minnesota, owned the successful Woodhill arabians, home of Woodhills Mahogany, Hal that’s amore and ghalion. “sounds like a match made in heaven to me! He’s my soulmate,” Johnson grins. and DeKoster is not the only man in her life. there is also the ethereal grey gelding awesome Echo aF, known to his friends, improbably, as “Fred.” a son of audacious Ps, out of the Echo Magnifficoo mare HC Olimpia, he is Johnson’s show ring partner in both halter and hunter pleasure. “He’s taking my show career to the next level,” she says. “He’s pure white, and he just loves to show. I call him my ‘transformer,’ because when he stands up, he transforms into this genetic giant with a freak neck.” With Fred, she will make her first appearance at u.s. Nationals this fall in both divisions, and she will watch Rohara’s Joe alberti lead the gelding in open halter competition. she’s not shy about her feelings at the thought of competing in such heady company. “this will be one of the highlights of my life!” Finally, there are her children. that they spark the light in her eyes is clear. “the girls were very good kids,” Johnson

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says, and adds with a chuckle, “but they are just now getting to the point that they’re a little sassy and diva-ish. and I’m like, ‘Oh, no, this is not happening!’” What is happening, an added bonus, is that both McKenzie and Madison love the horses. “they already take riding lessons from Lori Mikosz, and they’re at the barn a lot,” she smiles. “I never wanted to be a soccer mom. I wanted to be a horse show mom.” and that brings us back to the question of drive and passion, and how she wants it for her girls. “When I grew up, if I wanted to do something, I had to work for it,” she says. “I took care of all our horses when I was a kid; I fed them and cleaned the stalls twice a day. If my mom wanted to go riding, I’d saddle and unsaddle her horse.” she can’t keep the concern out of her voice. “I look at other kids these days who have no passion, who don’t know what they want to do—who say, ‘I just want to hang out with my friends.’ they have nothing! I think the horse show world is the perfect place to take care of that. When my sister was

showing, all she thought about was getting on that horse and winning a ribbon and going riding three times a week. If it’s not horses, it can be soccer or dance or anything you like, but have a passion for something.” It is not surprising, then, that Brandy Johnson has little patience with chronic complaint in the arabian industry. It is hard for her to countenance negativity, and despite her killer list of commitments, it is hard to see burn-out in her repertoire at the moment. “at a horse show, when I’m not working, I’m watching classes,” she offers, and sighs. “I know we all work and we’re all tired, but when I’m not busy, I’m watching classes.” Or, she might add, drinking in the history and pedigree background she hears from Roxann Hart, Joe alberti, the Egans and others willing to tell her. “I have an ultimate goal. When I’m 40, I want to go to judges school and be a judge. I want to do it all. “We need to always stay focused on passion, fun, dedication,” she says, and adds, “My whole life has been about horses. It’s been a good journey.” n

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Leaders Of The Times: August Calendar Feature

Strawberry Banks Farm by Colleen Scott

Where English Legends Come To Life

Listen carefully at any major show as the winners in the English divisions are announced and you’ll hear several sire names over and over: Baske Afire, A Temptation, Hey Hallelujah, and Allience. That their progeny are front and center at U.S. Nationals, Canadian Nationals, Scottsdale and regional shows around the country is no accident. Rather, it is the result of several decades of the thoughtful breeding program implemented by Barbara Chur of Strawberry Banks Farm. “After more than 30 years in the Arabian horse industry, I’m still excited every day about walking to the pastures to look at the new babies. Every year it seems like we 180 | A R A BI A N HoR SE T I mES

continue to learn, and the results of our breeding program show it,” she says. “The babies we are producing with our mares and stallions aren’t just beautiful on the ground, but they are also winning consistently in the show ring and proving to be strong breeding lines,” she says. Clearly considered legendary, the stallion Allience (Aladdinn x A Love Song), now owned by Gregg and Nancy Schafer, was bred by Strawberry Banks Farm and is one of the most decorated park horses of our time—not only as a performance horse, but also as a sire of significance. While Allience left the fold of Strawberry Banks Farm long ago, the stallions that have since been the lynchpins of their


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Great mares of Strawberry Banks Farm (left to right): Elegant Crystal, Solina, Ericca, Flames Rhapsody, and To Love Again.

breeding program are names familiar to all Arabian horse enthusiasts, and will be for generations to come. English pedigrees have long been in the program at Strawberry Banks Farm. Their first homebred stallion Tempter (Cognac x Tonki) produced Ericca (Tempter x Elegant Crystal), unanimous U.S National Champion Mare and U.S National Champion English Pleasure Junior Horse, and A Temptation (Tempter x A Love Song), U.S. National Champion English Pleasure Horse and Pleasure Driving Horse. Hey Hallelujah (Huckleberry Bey x Hallelujah Bask) is also a highly decorated National Champion English horse that brought memorable excitement to the show ring as did his dam Hallelujah Bask (*Bask x Heritage Montoya) who was a sensational National Champion Park horse. Both Hey Hallelujah and A Temptation are now sires of countless national and regional champions. But perhaps there is no name as well known in the Arabian horse show world as Baske Afire. Sired by Afire Bey V and out of the mare Mac Baske, the handsome, bay stallion is influencing the breed in a powerful way, particularly the English division, like no other. He had 93 winners at the 2011 Scottsdale Show and 2010 U.S. Nationals. He was a leading sire at both the 2011 Scottsdale Show and 2010 U.S. Nationals. His get has won more than $200,000 in the Arabian English Performance Association classes. During this year’s 2011 Scottsdale Show, there was more than $1 million of his get sold.

The numbers tell the story about Baske Afire—his sons and daughters are dominating the show ring and commanding high dollars. What is even more impressive is that others who have his get are able to market them successfully. “We know Baske Afire is good for the entire industry,” says Barbara. “Many other farms, such as Stachowski Farms, Vicki Humphrey Training Center, and Prestige Farms all have been able to sell his get or grandget in a way that has been very profitable. That’s important for our Arabian community, as we have all seen some difficult economic times,” she says. The future looks bright for the stallions of Strawberry Banks Farm—Baske Afire, A Temptation, and Hey Hallelujah. Their influence on the industry has yet to be fully realized, and the building blocks are already there for them to become legendary. “We have been so blessed to be the stewards of such magnificent stallions that have the natural beauty, athletic ability, and Arabian type to really excite people about Arabian horses,” says Barbara. “These stallion lines are some of the strongest we have today. Baske Afire, Hey Hallelujah, and A Temptation along with their sons and daughters will ensure a strong foundation for the Arabian breed today and in the future.” To learn more about Strawberry Banks Farm, visit their website at www.strawberrybanksfarm.com n

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Allfired Upp (June 28, 1988-August 1, 2011) by mary Kirkman The Half-Arabian English Pleasure specialist Allfired Upp won two U.S. National Championships, one Canadian National Championship, two Canadian National Reserve Championships, 15 top tens and a National Show Horse Grand Championship. But what his owners, trainers and friends remember best about him was not that solid record, but his endearing personality and the expressive attitude that was his trademark throughout his life. “He had a huge heart,” said Lara Ames, whose family owned the charismatic gelding for 16 years. She rode him to three of his national or national reserve championships and his grand championship. “Everything you want in a show horse, he had,” recalled

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Shawn Stachowski, whose father, Paul Moros, purchased Allfired Up as a 3-year-old. “He was just the most fun horse,” said Brian Ferguson, who was in the irons for Allfired Upp’s 1993 U.S. National Reserve Championship. “He always came into the ring like he was special and he always exited like he was special.” “He made me realize that these horses, for however long we have them in our care, are here to enrich our lives,” said Mitch Sperte, who trained him for two years in the early 1990s. “We’re not to be afraid to allow them to do that; we’re to appreciate them for the time we have them.”

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In his later years, Allfired Upp became the most adored ambassador and lesson horse at Cedar Ridge Arabians, with a legion of young fans who got their first taste of riding “a big time show horse” in his saddle. “He was a sensitive soul; he loved to show and his heart was in showing and in competition,” reflected Lesson Director Heather Linnenbringer, who managed Allfired Upp’s career as a lesson horse. “It was so funny that even when he didn’t win—because the kids were just learning how to show—he couldn’t understand why he wasn’t going to get that blue ribbon. In his mind, he won every ride.” In March 2011, Allfired Upp finally retired for good, and in the summer enjoyed lazy days with three companions in a big pasture. The last day of his life, his eyes were bright, his ears were up and he was greeting friends. He had done it all. n For more on the life of Allfired Upp, see AHT’s September 2011 E-Newsletter.

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Trainer Confidential—

Tales From The Equestrian Underbelly Our Town—Arabianhorseville, Global by Mary Trowbridge Having grown up in a small town hundreds of miles from anything that had a decided lack of the “Equine Appreciation” gene, I was hell-bent for election to get out of there as soon as the getting was good. Where I come from, the winters are long, the black flies are big, and the people … well, the people were there for you when the chips were down, that’s for sure, but the rest of the time, the only thing that bound us together was geography, the difficulty of escaping it, and the need to stay warm through never-ending winters.

Michigan than I am with the friend that lives two houses up on the left. Someone might try to make the case that our Arabian community is better because we don’t know the details of each other as intimately as a small town; I can tell you right now that just isn’t the case. We know every bit and more, and for the most part accept each other as we accept our horses, dealing with the good and the not as good as part of the whole.

To say that I was happy to depart small town New Hampshire life is an understatement. Off I went, headed “South,” all the way to the state of New York, headed towards equestrian heaven and some people that shared my passion. I found them, and freedom, through horses, but what continues to amaze me most about my life within the Arabian world is that I find myself right back in the small town environment that literally gave me hives throughout my adolescence.

As I’ve mentioned before, part of our business model and one of the things we enjoy most is bringing new people into the Arabian horse world through our attempts at outreach through public lessons, open houses, and involvement in area events. This year found us taking two of our brand-new Arabian horse (and first-time horse) owners to their very first Youth Nationals, and while certainly not my first education in the uniqueness of our community, it’s always great (and educational, but that’s for another column) to watch it through a newcomer’s eyes.

After a lot of thought on the matter, I think the difference is that this Arabian Horse Town of ours incorporates all of the very best of community life with none of the drawbacks that I remember as seemingly insurmountable when I was younger. To begin with, certainly geography is a non-issue in determining the population that makes up Arabianhorseville. Our closest friends in the world are literally from all over the world, and certainly all over North America. It never ceases to amaze me that I am more up to the minute with my Arabianhorseville neighbors in Oklahoma, Oregon and

It began almost as soon as everyone arrived—the dreaded “Water Balloon Wars.” Within a few hours, all of our kids were soaked, and our new-to-the-Arabian world parents were staring in disbelief as their children went from reserved-first-timers to part of the universalArabian-horse-kid-crowd within hours. For a little while, the parents showed a lot of white around the eyes as they tried to corral their offspring and coordinate where kids were going to be at which moment and how far away from the stalls they should walk unescorted. But it didn’t take long before the parents were all sitting at the picnic table

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flood of people who care within our community, and the outpouring of offers of help, are a tonic for recovery that no doctor or dollar can ever come close to equaling. Giving assistance during trouble goes far beyond what the Horsemen’s Distress Fund does, too, from people loaning vehicles when one breaks down, to driving in with a load of hay when the chips are down, to diving in at a show to help school horses if a trainer gets ill or injured, to helping rebuild a transmission that’s down, or offering a quick replacement horse for a young rider to show in a walk/trot class when hers takes a bad step warming up right before the class. There isn’t enough room in the magazine to list all of the many ways and times that I know of that members of our Arabianhorseville to ourselves, have helped another out, and our children, and our I think it’s something that we horses, to continue need to recognize, celebrate and congratulate ourselves for, and to to celebrate and appreciate each other just as much share to those not yet as we appreciate our horses.

watching the unfolding “Water Balloon Wars” as about 200 drenched-like-wet-rat children pummeled each other with water balloons, amid an ever-changing cast of mob characters. By the second night, the parents had been to the store to buy water guns, and by the third night they were beginning to hide around the corners like World War II snipers, ready to pelt any unsuspecting child they could find in the back to get things started again whenever the skirmishes would start to wind down. The best part of it all was to hear each one separately reach the same conclusion—that the camaraderie and comfort of being able to run around a show grounds well-watched by people who all looked out for each other was the way their own neighborhoods used to be. “We owe it

In case you think that this is endemic only in the Youth ranks, I’ll beg to differ, and I’ll also contend that the Arabian horse community is the most giving and familiar with our unique supportive one there is. We can be community the It’s been a few years since I came intensely competitive in a National to the realization that we not only class one minute, riding stirrup to core camaraderie that look like our dogs, but that we, stirrup to gain the best advantage, exists in our more importantly (although my and yet surround the outgate as Arabianhorseville world.” dog is cute), share the personality soon as we dismount to greet and characteristics of our horses. the last horse and rider leaving Considering that the Arabian with heartfelt congratulations. horse is one of the most caring, The camaraderie among top interactive, compassionate, and level equestrians, of which the hard-working equines that I know, I guess it shouldn’t Arabian world has many, means that often the night come as any surprise that the community that has grown before the class will have found one helping another with and continues to live around it embodies those same a competing horse, and doing it well, and enjoying each traits. And, like our horses, we can be a passionate and other’s rise to the top because we understand that the true snorty group, quick to throw our tails over our backs and nature of living our life in a circle means that what goes react, outspoken about how we’re feeling at the moment. around comes around. However, at the end of the day, and at the beginning too, for that matter, we are all part of one and the same town, I’ve experienced many times from a unique perspective in an ever-faster-changing world. We owe it to ourselves, how quickly everyone steps to the forefront when one our children, and our horses to remember that fact, and to of our own needs help. Hundreds of donations pour in, continue to celebrate and share to those not yet familiar of all denominations, to the Horsemen’s Distress Fund with our unique community the core camaraderie that when calamity strikes one of our own, donations that exists in our Arabianhorseville world. n bring far more than just the economic help. The absolute

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Knowing Your Horse Teaching Your Horse To Give To Pressure by Tommy Garland Following on my column in may, where we used the concept of the 10 and 2 clock positions in teaching your horse to accept the bit, this month we are taking it a step further. now we will ask him to give to the pressure of the bit. This time, you will take your horse to the round pen for a simple exercise using the same concept, but you go straight to the bit, since your horse is now used to it. As you did before, hook off your rein to the ring on your saddle that is roughly over your back cinch. start with either the left or right side, whichever you like; usually i begin with the side that my horse is worst on, the one that is not the lightest.

“The goal is to get your horse to go around both ways of the round pen with his head to the inside.”

The idea of this exercise is to teach your horse how to go into pressure and give to it. For this beginning stage, you are on the ground as you use the reins. You start by asking him to move around the round pen at a walk. At first he may just turn in a little circle, because now you are starting to add forward impulsion, and he will feel the bridle and want to give, but not know how to go up to that pressure and give. if he starts wanting to turn around and walk in a little circle, don’t force him or get after him real hard. Just be persistent and have him keep going around. if this is the case, it’s helpful to stand behind him as you keep pushing him through it until he learns how to give and start walking in a bigger circle. He might not be using the whole round pen, but he’ll start trying to make a circle around you. What is happening is that he is having to lift his shoulder, give his neck, and two-track over to be able to get off the pressure of the bit. 186 | A r A bi A n Hor se T i mes

i’ll work with this for as long as it takes— which could be a week or three weeks or whatever it takes—to get him to walk, trot and canter both directions with his head to the inside. some horses pick it up real quickly and some are a little stickier. if you get one that’s real sticky and just won’t go around the edge of the round pen, and who wants to spin around, loosen up your line to where his head barely cocks to the center. Give him a chance to learn how to get off that pressure, and then as he gets the concept of going around, you can tighten it back up to where his head is at about 10 or 2. some horses just can’t quite grasp the concept of going around and they’ll get stuck on you, but a little time and patience will help them get the picture. The goal is to get your horse to go around both ways of the round pen with his head to the inside. i get them to where they are cantering along and they’ll almost be looking at me, they are giving off the bit so well. When their head turns toward me, and as they get better, that rein will start getting loose and floppy, and they’ll just go around. Then you’ll be ready for the next step. next month, we’ll begin using the draw rein and working with the indirect rein on the off side. n Tommy Garland, of Powhatan, Va., is a second-generation horseman, with experience in a variety of breeds. Since 1985, he has specialized in Arabians, and won numerous U.S., Brazilian, and Canadian National Championships in western and hunter pleasure, with both purebreds and Half-Arabians. He is also known for his expertise with amateurs, and is one of the most popular clinicians in the equine industry, where his teaching is based on confidence, patience and respect. More information may be found at www.tommygarland.com.


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A Leg Up Deter Bedding Eaters by Heather Smith Thomas Confined horses often develop unwanted behaviors, partly due to boredom. Some horses continually eat bedding when confined in a stall. This problem is most common when straw is used for bedding. Consuming straw can be harmless or harmful, depending on the quality of the straw and how much the horse eats. Since it is coarser than hay, eating a lot of straw may cause indigestion or impaction. If the straw is dusty, it may lead to coughing. If it is moldy it may cause colic, or abortion in a pregnant mare. Try to find a type of bedding that the horse won’t eat. Some horses readily eat oat straw but won’t touch barley or wheat straw (which is coarser), while others eat any type of straw. Wheat straw, which is not as readily eaten, is less palatable than oat, rye or barley straw and less abrasive than barley straw. The sharp awns of the barley seed heads (if there’s any grain left in the straw) can become embedded in a horse’s mouth if he eats the bedding.

Another way to halt or reduce bedding consumption is to keep hay in front of the horse at all times so he will eat it rather than the bedding. Feeding hay on the f loor or in a feeder in the corner of the stall— with hay at ground level—is more natural for the horse than in a hay net or wall feeder where he must reach up for it.

“Consuming straw can be harmless or harmful, depending on the quality of the straw and how much the horse eats.”

Alternative materials for bedding may work better than straw. You might try using wood chips, shavings, or sawdust if it is not too fine and dusty. Shavings are often better than wood chips if a horse nibbles; wood chips may cause choking, splinters, digestive tract obstructions and other problems if a horse eats them. Horses are less apt to eat shavings. Shavings from soft woods like pine and fir make good bedding and are more absorbent than hardwood shavings. Some types of hardwood are unsafe; black walnut is toxic to horses, and oak is too acidic for good hoof health. Other materials which the horse might not eat and that can be used for bedding include shredded paper, paper 188 | A r A bI A n HOr Se T I meS

pulp (resembling the soft cardboard used in egg cartons), recycled newspaper, peat moss, rice hulls and peanut shells. Volcanic aggregate, a sandy material, is porous and lightweight, and can be used by itself or as a layer under other types of bedding to provide better drainage.

If the horse still insists on eating bedding, check the quality of the hay. You may need to switch to a more palatable or better quality so that the horse will eat the hay instead of the bedding.

Some people spray a strongsmelling substance (such as Pine-Sol® or one of the aromatic sprays) over the bedding. In many cases this will deter the bedding eater, but always make sure that what you use is not toxic, in case a horse continues to eat it. If the horse is still a compulsive bedding eater no matter what alternatives you try, the solution may be to use no bedding at all, or use something like sand or volcanic aggregate that the horse won’t eat. If you use sand, however, make sure the horse’s hay is fed in an area of the stall or in a type of feeder where there won’t be any spillage onto the sand, as the horse may develop sand colic if he consumes bits of sand while picking up hay that drops onto it. n


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Calendar Of Events Items for the calendar are run FREE of charge on a space-available basis. Calendar listings are subject to change; please confirm dates and locale before making your plans or reservations. MAIL or FAX notices to Arabian Horse Times, Attention: Charlene Deyle, 299 Johnson Ave. Suite 150, Waseca, MN 56093; phone 507-835-3204 or fax 507-835-5138 or e-mail: charlened@ahtimes.com. *Due to the intrinsic nature of these shows, Arabian Horse Times cannot be held accountable for their validity.

SeminarS/clinicS/SaleS/ Open houSe/awardS September 10, 2011, Quarry Hill Farm Open House, Lakeville, Connecticut. Contact: 860-435-2571. October 6-8, 2011, Women’s Horse Industry Annual Networking Expo, Nashville, Tennessee. Contact: 615-730-7833. www.womenshorseindustry.com

Regional championShipS September September 9-11, 2011, Pacific Slope Dressage/Sport Horse Offsite Championship, Burbank, California. Contact: Nancy Harvey, 626-355-9101.

ShowS AuguSt August 24-27, 2011, North American Arabian Horse Show Association (NAAHSA) World Championship Horse Show, Lexington, Virginia. www.naahsa.com August 26-28, 2011, Oregon State Fair, Salem, Oregon. Contact: Roxanne Hood, 831-637-8510. August 26-28, 2011, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, Minnesota. Contact: Mark Goodrich, 651-288-4314. September September 1-4, 2011, AHABC Annual Fall Frolic, Langley, British Colombia, Canada. Contact: Geri Burnett, 604-531-8726. September 1-5, 2011, Iowa Gold Star Futurity, Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Jill Rittmer, 319-395-7749.

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September 2-4, 2011, AHASC Fall Show, Santa Barbara, California. Contact: Jean Beck, 559-642-2072. September 2-4, 2011, Fall Arabian Classic A and B Show, Lexington, Virginia. Contact: Sherri Re, 281-513-5745. September 2-5, 2011, WMAHA Fall Classic, Mason, Michigan. Contact: Jean Hedger, 937-434-6114. September 3-4, 2011, OHAHA Fall Show, Springfield, Ohio. Contact: Donna Auber, 330-274-2039. September 3-4, 2011, Arabian Adventure NJ Series, Augusta, New Jersey. Contact: Susan Wagoner, 603-320-9837. September 3-4, 2011, Silver Spur All Arab, Hamburg, New York. Contact: Marlene Kriegbaum, 716-655-1536. September 3-5, 2011, Iowa Fall Classic, Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Laurie Persson, 920-568-9073. September 7-10, 2011, Autumn Classic Arab Show, South Jordan, Utah. Contact: Dayle Dickhaut, 208-234-0157. September 9-11, 2011, ABU All Arabian, Springfield, Illinois. Contact: Laurie Persson, 920-568-9073. September 10-11, 2011, AHBAN Fall Show A and B, Carson City, Nevada. Contact: Gary Tachoires, 775-852-3011. September 16-18, 2011, Colorado Fall Charity, Denver, Colorado. Contact: Anne Burton, 303-665-3307. September 17-18, 2011, Indiana Arabian Pro-Am Show, Rochester, Indiana. Contact: Jennifer Dresdow, 260-444-2066. September 17-18, 2011, Michigan Arabian & Half-Arabian Breeders Futurity, Mason, Michigan. Contact: Paul Diedrich, 734-649-7317. September 17-18, 2011, Pennsylvania NW Summer Classic, New Castle, Pennsylvania. Contact: Patricia McQuiston, 570-924-4836. September 22-23, 2011, National Show Horse Finals, Springfield, Illinois. Contact: Cindy Clinton, 937-962-4336. September 22-25, 2011, Eastern States Exposition II, West Springfield, Massachusetts. Contact: Carol Keller, 413-205-5016. September 23-25, 2011, CAHC Fall Show, Castle Rock, Colorado. Contact: Jo Anne Read, 303-648-3261. September 29-30, 2011, Tulsa State Fair, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Contact: Velma Boodt, 918-284-7505. September 30-October 2, 2011, Diablo Fall Fling, Elk Grove, California. Contact: Nancy Goertzen, 559-625-2631.

September 30-October 2, 2011, Minnesota Fall Festival, St. Paul, Minnesota. Contact: Mary Tronson, 763-755-1698. OctOber October 1-2, 2011, AHANM Chili Roast Training Show, Expo, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact: www.nmarab.com October 8-9, 2011, Pacific Rim Arabian Fall Classic, Elma, Washington. Contact: Lanora Callahan, 360-832-6076. October 29-30, 2011, LVAHA Youth Classic A and B Show, Las Vegas, Nevada. Contact: Janie Fix, 520-508-4063. NOvember November 10-13, 2011, NTAHC Shootout, Glen Rose, Texas. Contact: Sherry McGraw, 903-872-7279.

endurance/ Competitive trail ride AuguSt August 27-28, 2011, Abi Khan Challenge 50Mile Competitive Trail Ride, Waynesville, Ohio. Contact: Mickie Newnam, 937-232-9256. September September 3-5, 2011, White River Fall 50- and 55-Mile Endurance Ride, Whitecloud, Michigan. Contact: Linda Hamrick, 260-602-9660. September 8-10, 2011, Big South Fork 50-, 55- and 100-Mile Endurance Ride, Oneida, Tennessee. Contact: Eric Rueter, 865-986-5966. September 17, 2011, Virginia City 100-Mile Endurance Ride, Virginia City, Nevada. Contact: Connie Creech, 775-882-6591. September 17, 2011, Tin Cup Springs 50-Mile Endurance Ride, Luther, Michigan. Contact: Linda Hamrick, 260-602-9660. September 24, 2011, Run For The Ridge 60- and 100-Mile Endurance Ride, Fairfax, Minnesota. Contact: Dana Maass, 507-426-8385. September 24-25, 2011, Run For The Ridge 25- and 35-Mile Competitive Trail Ride, Fairfax, Minnesota. Contact: Dana Maass, 507-426-8385. September 29-October 1, 2011, Alabama Yellowhammer Pioneer 50-, 55- and 75-Mile Endurance Ride, Heflin, Alabama. Contact: Tamra Schoech, 770-554-1545.


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OctOber October 1, 2011, Pine Marten Run 50-Mile Endurance Ride, Rapid River, Michigan. Contact: Linda Hamrick, 260-602-9660. October 8-9, 2011, RAHA Rally 50-Mile Competitive Trail Ride, San Diego, California. Contact: Margie Insko, 760-789-1977. October 29, 2011, Big River 50-Mile Endurance Ride, Keithsburg, Illinois. Contact: Morriss Miller, 847-812-6875. October 29-30, 2011, Big River 30-Mile Competitive Trail Ride, Keithsburg, Illinois. Contact: Morriss Miller, 847-812-6875.

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NatiOnals events september 27-October 2, 2011, Sport Horse Nationals, Lexington, Kentucky. Contact: AHA, 303-696-4500. October 21-29, 2011, U.S. Nationals, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Contact: AHA, 303-696-4500.

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