Information courtesy of AzQHA
Shows one and two of the first annual Arizona Fall Championship were a smashing success. Entry levels were high and the most exciting thing for everyone involved was the strong turnout in the Novice division. The Novice Trail boasted 41 entries, Novice Western Pleasure had 31, Novice Western Horsemanship had 31, Novice Hunter Under Saddle had 24, and Novice Showmanship had 37. It was great to see so much new interest in the horse industry.
Entries across all divisions were high: Senior Trail- 74, Senior Western Riding- 44, Green Trail -47, Green Western Riding- 46, Select Amateur Trail- 37, and Amateur Showmanship-24. Champions were crowned in the trail divisions on Friday.
Novice Youth Trail- Rising Version and Kayla Boconegra
Youth All Breed- Especial Sierra and Madeline Alewin
Youth Trail- She Made It Happen and Cole Gower
Novice Amateur Trail- Rising Version and Kaitlan Bowen
Amateur Select Trail- RA Undisputed and Katherine Tobin
Amateur Trail- Southwestern Gunman and Whitney Walquist Vicars
Green Trail- A Classy Chex and Bruce Vickery for owner Theresa Kohman
Junior Trail- Lets Shake Em Up and Chad Evans for owner Betty Watt
Senior Trail- Set To Blaze and Chad Evans for owner Mike and Melissa Nankervis
Another feature of this event was that all arenas were streamed live courtesy of horsehowglobal.com. Each arena was equipped with a time delay monitor for exhibitors to watch their runs, which was all part of the $300 all show fee. As always, the WestWorld arenas and ground conditions were maintained to the highest standards. Exhibitors appreciated the rubber matted stalls and cleanliness of the facility. The new climate controlled Equidome “Equine Chronicle Arena” hosted many of the classes as well as the vendors.
The Arizona fall weather was perfect with cool nights and warm days. Scroll below to view results from the event.