During the past three weeks, the top exhibitors and horses have been competing at the 2021 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show; AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan); Adequan® Level 2 Championships; and Nutrena Level 1 Championships. The 2021 Farnam Superhorse Award is the top honor at the Farnam AQHA World. The Farnam Superhorse title is awarded to the horse that earns the most points in three or more Level 3 open events in three categories during the show.
The 2021 Farnam AQHA Superhorse is Snap It Send It owned by Kent Ray Taylor of Mesa, Arizona. The 2016 gray mare, by VS Code Red and out of Snap Krackle Pop, was bred by Twylla Lynn Brown from Perry, Missouri. Snap It Send It earned 29 points and was shown by AQHA Professional Horseman Blake Weis of Pilot Point, Texas. Snap It Send It won the world champion title in junior trail, placed fourth in performance halter mares, eighth in junior western riding and was a finalist in junior western pleasure. Snap It Send It received a trailer, courtesy of Sundowner Trailers, an original Lisa Perry bronze and rose bouquet.
We chatted with Blake about Snap It Send It after they were named the World Champions in Junior Trail. Click here to watch the interview on Equine Chronicle TV.
The 2021 Reserve Farnam AQHA Superhorse is Hot Lopin Lily, owned by Caroline Cavallo of Gillespie, Illinois. The 2017 bay mare, by RL Best Of Sudden and out of Shes A Lopin Machine, was bred by Twylla Lynn Brown from Perry, Missouri. Hot Lopin Lily earned 29 points and was shown by AQHA Professional Horseman Blake Weis of Pilot Point, Texas. Hot Lopin Lily was the reserve world champion in junior trail and junior western riding and placed ninth in performance halter mares. The reserve Farnam Superhorse receives a prize package that includes $10,000.
Placing third is Hez Blazin Trouble, owned by Bonnie Sheren of Studio City, California. The 2015 sorrel gelding, by RL Best Of Sudden and out of Troubles A Blazin, was bred by Stanley and Susan Scott of Ocala, Florida. Hez Blazin Trouble earned 25.5 points and was shown by AQHA Professional Horseman Jason Martin from Pilot Point, Texas. Hez Blazin Trouble won the reserve world championship title in senior western riding, placed third in performance halter geldings, placed ninth in senior trail and was a finalist in senior western pleasure.
Placing fourth is DGS Dont Tell Tales, owned by Pam Stubbs of Scottsdale, Arizona. The 2013 bay gelding, by PR Tells A Tale and out of Skys Blue Blood, was bred by Robin Degraff of Port Clinton, Ohio. DGS Dont Tell Tales earned 25 points and was shown by owner Pam Stubbs; AQHA Professional Horsewoman Lainie DeBoer of Forest Lake, Minnesota; and AQHA Professional Horseman Jerry Erickson of Whitesboro, Texas. DGS Dont Tell Tales won the world champion titles in senior working hunter and senior hunter hack and placed seventh in senior pleasure driving.
Placing fifth is Heza Radical Zip, owned by Bonnie Sheren of Studio City, California. The 2005 bay gelding, by Radical Rodder and out of Sonnys Last Zip, was bred by Olivia Hoecker of Reddick, Florida. Heza Radical Zip earned 22 points and was shown by AQHA Professional Horseman Jason Martin from Pilot Point, Texas; AQHA Professional Horsewoman Ashley Dunbar-Clock from Pilot Point, Texas; and Charlie Bussieres from Nueville, Quebec. Heza Radical Zip won the world championship title in senior western riding and was a finalist in senior western pleasure, senior trail and aged geldings.
The third- through fifth-place Farnam AQHA Superhorses each receive $2,500.
About Sundowner Trailers
Since 1976, tens of thousands of Sundowner Trailers have been pulled throughout the United States and Canada. The company’s commitment to responding to change in a positive, pro-active manner has remained strong and kept it at the forefront of innovation and design. Today more than ever, Sundowner is … America’s Trailer.
About the Farnam AQHA World
The Farnam AQHA World is the premier event in the equine industry. The show featured three weeks of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show. Exhibitors competed for 104 Farnam AQHA World championships, 44 Adequan® Select World championships, 85 Adequan® Level 2 championships, and 40 Nutrena Level 1 championships at this year’s event, October 28 – November 20 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.
About the Sponsors
Founded in 1946 and celebrating its 75th Anniversary, Farnam Companies Inc. has grown to become one of the most widely recognized names in the animal health products industry, and has become one of the largest makers of equine products in the country. That’s why no one offers a more complete selection of horse care products. Farnam Horse Products serves both the pleasure horse and the performance horse markets with products for fly control, deworming, hoof and leg care, grooming, wound treatment and leather care, plus supplements.
Adequan®, the official equine joint therapy of AQHA, is the proud title sponsor of the Adequan® Select World and the Adequan® Level 2 Championships. When you choose a joint therapy for your horses, choose Adequan®.
Nutrena feed isn’t just grown, it’s crafted. Real science goes into putting the nutrients animals need into each Nutrena® feed product. Nutrena is a proud supporter of AQHA programs including the Nutrena Level 1 Championships, Nutrena Ride the Pattern clinics and AQHA Professional Horsemen. Learn more about AQHA Corporate Partner Nutrena.
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