By: Brittany Bevis
The IQHA State Show was the second portion of an eight-day event that took place in New Castle, IN., providing AQHA competitors with the opportunity to snag a multitude of points amidst some fierce competition. The Indy Circuit kicked off the event June 1-4 with judges: Carly Parks, Keith Miller, David Denniston, and Gigi Bailey. Click here for a recap of the show. The IQHA State Show took place June 6-9 with judges: Buddy Fisher, Michael Ochetto, Danielle Burns, and Tina Anderson.
The Small Fry Champion at the Indy Circuit was Elden Fredenburg with MWS Flashed N Chock. The Reserve Champion was Shayne Gilliam with Chocolatey Special K. Third was Eleanor Ott with Krymsun N Kool. The L1 Amateur W/J Champion was Lori McNeelan with Hard Rockstar. The Reserve Champion was Linda Kirsch with I Got Details. Third was Kathrine Zimmerman with I Got Details. The L1 Youth W/J Champion was Justin Hess with They Tell Me Im Hot. The Reserve Champion was Hannah Nichols with Penelope Cruz. Third was Collin Froman with Assets Miss Reba.
The Open Champion was Chocolatey Special K for Kelli Jensen. The Reserve was Cruize for Stephanie Janis. Third was Beyond My Machine for Lacey Armstrong. The L1 Amateur Champion was Elisabeth Nicholson with Ima Lota Potential. The Reserve Champion was Hannah Menchhofer with Outrageously Dashing. Third was Carrie Anderson with Sheza Fancy Hotrod.
The Amateur Champion was Cassidy Jensen with Chocolatey Special K. The Reserve Champion was Emma Brown with Some Hot Potential. Third was Kaleena Weakly with Dontskipmygoodimage. The Select Champion was Janet Egolf with Hes Forever Good. The Reserve Champion was Carrie Anderson with Sheza Fancy Hotrod. Third was Christine Campbell with Get A Little Tail. The L1 Youth Champion was Cassidy Fritz with Sleep Walking. The Reserve Champion was Lynzie Hoffman with Hot Buster Brown. Third place was Ashley Yoder with Pretty And Good.
The 13 & under Champion was Kendall Baron with Chips Radically Sheik. The Reserve Champion was Sarah French with Justa Chocolate Kiss. Third place was Brianna French with The Next To Escape. The 14-18 Champion was Ellexxah Maxwell with Zips Bossy Chip. The Reserve Champion was Cora Myers with Good N Certain. Third was Ashley Yoder with Pretty And Good.
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