By: Brittany Bevis
The SOQHA Summer Finale was held August 24-25 at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The triple-judged (AQHA, NSBA, OQHA, and SOQHA) show was held at the same time as the APHA Buckeye Bonanza providing a unique double point opportunity for those double registered horses. Judges for the show were Liz Baker, Jessica Gilliam, and Curtis Reynolds.
Congratulations to several big winners at the show. Dale Hamilton and Miss Hot Vital Signs topped L1 Trail and Junior Trail on Liz Baker’s card. Her winner for L1 Amateur Trail was Laura Salome with Moonlight Potential. Winning L1 Youth Trail was Jillian Jefferson with Cowboy Causin Mayhem. The winner of Youth Trail was Emma Gore with My Only Good Shoes. Jennifer Paul rode Cruize to win Senior Trail. The L1 Amateur Horsemanship winner was Hanna Hedderick with Icecream. The winner of Amateur Horsemanship was Lacy Watson with The Roan Show.
Under judge, Jessica Gilliam, the winner of L1 Amateur Horsemanship was Kimberly Hill with Check This Machine. Emma Tarter and Catch Twenty Two won L1 Youth Horsemanship. Wyatt Humbert and UF My Legs R Leathal won 14-18 Horsemanship. Wade Parks rode The Dark Knight to win L1 Western Pleasure. Kathleen Lennon and One N Only Krymsun won L1 Amateur Western Pleasure. Todd Delagrange and Rl Sudden Melody won Select Western Pleasure.
Judge, Curtis Reynolds, chose Christina Brantner and Lazy On The Rocks as his winner of L1 Western Pleasure. Whitney Wilson and Only On A Sundi were the winners of Amateur Western Pleasure. Judd Paul and The Aftermath won Junior Western Pleasure. Karen Hornick and Rl Sudden Melody won Senior Western Pleasure. Kaitlin Riker and Party In The Clouds won Amateur Showmanship. Kristen Dille and Zippit Up N Faith won L1 Showmanship.
Click on the links below to view complete results, courtesy of An Equine Production.