By: Brittany Bevis
On January 11-13, AQHA competitors gathered at the Extraco Event Center in Waco, Texas for the Big Country Quarter Horse Association Mini Circuit.
The schedule packed six judges into three days of competition beginning on Friday with Trail, Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Equitation, and Ranch Riding. Saturday’s classes continued with Western Riding, Reining, Showmanship, Halter, and Ranch Riding. The show wrapped on Sunday with Trail, Western Riding, Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Equitation, and Reining. Judges for the first show were Dolly Chayer, Delena Doyle, and Bonnie Jo Clay. Judges for the second show were Russ Smith, John Pipkin, and Kenda Pipkin.
Congratulations to some of the big winners at the show!
Junior Trail– Party Favours/Will Knabenshue (Chayer, Doyle, Clay)
Amateur Trail– Rageous Blaze/Lacee Keller (Chayer, Doyle, Clay, Smith, Pipkin, Pipkin)
L1 Western Riding– Uptown Never Sleeps/Shannon Gillespie (Chayer, Doyle, Clay)
Junior Western Pleasure- Shez Flat Mystical/Stephen Stephens (Chayer, Doyle, Clay, Smith, Pipkin, Pipkin)
Select Hunter Under Saddle- Tails N Assets/Barbara Nealon (Chayer, Doyle, Clay)
Open Hunter Under Saddle– Tails N Assets/Kristin Pokluda (Chayer, Doyle, Clay, Smith, Pipkin, Pipkin)
Youth Trail– Midnite Invitation/Lauren Graves (Chayer, Doyle, Smith, Pipkin, Pipkin)
Click on the links below for complete results, courtesy of Mane Events. (These are Excel files. If you don’t have the appropriate software on your device to open these files, visit ManeEvents.com.)
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