By: Brittany Bevis
The 10-day Georgia On My Mind super circuit of the HQHA Stock Show and Pro Am Circuit concluded over the weekend in fabulous fashion, providing AQHA competitors with the opportunity to show to eleven judges. Judges were Mike Edwards, John Boxell, Doug Huls, Gayle Lampinen, Mike Weaver, Chris Jones, Ryan Kail, Larry Little, Clint Fullerton, Michael Ochetto, Christa Baldwin, Amy Watkins, Eric Petersen, Tina Anderson, Kelly Chapman, John Briggs, Sandy Curl, Rhonda Replogle, Jeff Greaves, Tom Robertson, Jackie Krshka, Brad Jewett, Kerry Allen, and Stacey Roberson.
In addition to speciality futurities, like the Huntfield Derbies and $10,000 Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure, there was a full slate of AQHA classes in a wide variety of disciplines and categories, including Level 1 Youth and Amateur Walk/Jog this year. Last week, Jessica Johnson rode DGS Vintage to win the Low Derby for Robin DeGraff. Hannah Bedwell rode Two Lucky Minutes to win the High Derby. Katy Jo Zuidema rode Knockin It Out to win the $10,000 Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure for Kathryn Frederick. Click here for results of those classes and to see what the ladies had to say about their big wins.
Also, congratulations is in order for the High Point winners at the Pro Am Circuit. Jessica Johnson rode DGS Vintage to win the Open Fence title for Robin DeGraff. Lee Paul Shinn rode Metallic Iron to a Reserve finish for Chester Prince.
The Junior High Point Champion was Cole Baker with Why Don’t U Kiss This for Becky Durrett. The Reserve Champion was Tyler Haney with Al Amaze You for Chester Prince. The Senior High Point Champion was Clint Ainsworth for Hotroddin Ona Harley for Meg DePalma Whelan. The Reserve Champion was Clint Ainsworth with SleepinWithMyBootsOn for Round Meadow Ranch.
The Level 1/Green Champion was Colton Lasusa with No Time For Sleepin for Karen Cias. The Reserve Champion was Rachel Trebesh with No Doubt I Shine. The Level 1 Novice Amateur Champion was Taylor Kungle with Krymsun Belle. The Reserve Champion was Denise McCormick with Cool Lopin Lady.
The Amateur Champion was Rachel Trebesh with No Doubt I Shine. The Reserve Champion was Tony Anderman with Solo Invested. The Select Champion was Debra Craig with PF Put It N Park. The Reserve Champion was Melissa Chasteen with Cowboy Kruzer.
The Level 1 Novice Youth Champion was Isabella Buckley with Roses Only. The Reserve Champion was Victoria Zember with Absolute Good Time. The Youth 13 and Under Champion was Scoot Augsburger with Huntin For Candy. The Reserve Champion was Isabella Buckley with Roses Only. The Youth 14-18 Champion was Savannah Relick with Goodbar Had A Dream. The Reserve Champion was Lillian Woodruff with SleepinWithMyBootsOn.
The Small Fry Champion was Lena Slater with Venture Assets. The Reserve Champion was Virginia Grace Slater with Hot Hip N Radical. The Level 1 Amateur Walk/Jog Champion was Gail Burke with Its Hot In Ocala. The Reserve Champion was Rebecca McBath with Ima Final Version. The Level 1 Youth Walk/Jog Champion was Lena Slater with Venture Assets. The Reserve Champion was Riley Potts with Slam I Am.
Click on the links below to view results, courtesy of An Equine Production.
HQHA Stock Show