By: Brittany Bevis
The Ohio Amateur Quarter Horse Association hosted The Little Buckeye July 8-11 at the well-appointed Championship Center in Springfield, Ohio. Judges for the show were Holly Hover, Larry Little, Mark Russell, and Andrea Simons. The event was AQHA, NSBA OQHA, EOQHA, OMIQHA approved, and Tim Kimura lended his expertise for Trail course design.
The Equine Chronicle sponsored FREE web and print released photos for all exhibitors at the show, thanks to Corrin Hunt Photography. First through sixth place received prizes, and exhibitor bags were presented, courtesy of Buckeye Nutrition and Anesthesia Services Group.
On Friday evening, competitors and spectators enjoyed an Exhibitor Party featuring the Honky Tonk Angels. On Saturday, there was another Exhibitor Party, sponsored by Garwood Arena, featuring Chris Logsdon.
Congratulations to High Point competitors!
The Small Fry Champion was Kinsely Goran. Reserve was Kaylee Olds. The L1 W/T Youth winner was Lauren Hoover. Reserve was Molly Mullady. The Rookie Youth winner was Ben Norton. Reserve was Kailee Rife. The L1 Youth winner was Shelby Dale. Reserve was Natalie Stoygrov.
The Youth 13 and Under winner was Isabella Hamilton. Reserve was Ella Thompson. The Youth 14-18 winner was Isabella D’Onofrio. Reserve was Tianna Cooper. The L1 W/T Amateur winner was Helenn Voss. Reserve was Kaylynn Shelton. The Rookie Amateur winner was Michaela Wymer. Reserve was Jamie Migliori.
The L1 Amateur winner was Kathleen Lennon. Reserve was Allie Atkinson. The Amateur winner was Sarah Lebsock. Reserve was Ellexxah Maxwell. The Select winner was Kim Best. Reserve was Jann Ahlberg. The Open winner was Son of a Machine and Brent Maxwell. Reserve was Spencer Zimmerman with Icecream and Hilary Hoffman and Hez Blazin Brave.
There was also a fun Team Tournament competition at the show. Here are the final results!
Click here to view scribe sheets.
Click here to view the download page for photos.