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January 2021

The Arkansas Quarter Horse Association’s board of directors decided to forego the annual banquet and awards dinner due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Electronic gift cards were secured from Schneider’s and emailed to winners. Final points for the 2019-20 year are available on our website.  All-Around and High Point Winners include:

·         Open All-Around Champion - Lopin So Lazy, owned by Nancy Chapman

·         Amateur All-Around - Lazy Looker, shown by Brian Brady

·         Select Am All-Around - A Breeze of Pleasure, shown by Stacy Muzljakovich

·         Youth All-Around - Huntin for Rhythm, shown by Sidney Kay Dunham

·         L1 Am High Point - Take a Kruz With Me, shown by Brandy Robbins

·         L1 Youth High Point - The Dream Loper, shown by Arielle Appleby

Points from classes (in which points earned are at least 10 and in top 9) are added together to determine the category in which horse/owner in open events and horse/rider in amateur and youth events will be placed. Year-end awards are given based on cumulative totals across events for exhibitors divided in 3 tiers.

Tier 1 winners included: Brian Brady, Nancy Chapman, Steve Niblett, Kaye Nell Ochetto, Abby Lewis, Stacy Muzljakovich, Arielle Appleby, Terri Culbert, Ty Cornelius, Brandy Robbins, Ellie Wilburn, Lynn Cornelius, and Angela Newton.  These winners received $100 gift certificate to Schneider’s.

Tier 2 winners included: Sidney Dunham, Amanda Ready, Lanie Cornelius, Emily Russell, Samantha Faulkner, Patricia Stieglitz, Tangie Denzer, Kathy Valentine, Lynn Walker, Larra Johnson, Jeff and Jenny Honey, Claudia Peeler, Jessica Parris, Kim Landa, Rick Peeler, and Butch Rice.  These winners received $75 gift certificate to Schneider’s.

Tier 3 winners included: Caitlyn Ferguson, Camille Moriau, Kelly McCabe, Debbie Arnold, Reba Byrd, Trista Huckstep, Shelby Ridgway, DeLaina Harris, Jenny Honey, Julie Crossland, Kay Hardin, Maggie Smith, Spencer Hardin, Candy Workman, Cindy Furgerson, Debbie Zinser, Debra Sempter

Susan Havens, Anna Harris, Jennifer Davis, Jerry Fuller, Nicole Lewis, Johnson Performance Horses, Bryce Sossamon, Teresea Welch, Brianna Boggs, Bar 6 QH, Deidre Motto, Jared Davis, Morgan Taylor, Riley Walburn, Harley Jo Jones, and Greta Grace Trout. These winners received $50 gift certificate to Schneider’s.

The Arkansas Quarter Horse Association is planning to host 2 additional circuits for the 2020-2021 year. Mark your calendars for April 30-May 2, 2021 for the Circle G Classic to be held at the Four States Equine Center in Texarkana.  This show will feature 6 judges (Tanya Green, Michelle Tidwell, Clark Scoggin, Rebecca Halvorson, Melissa Dukes, and Kelly Smith) and a split-combined format.  Trail will kick off on Friday at 10 am.

The Memorial Day/Stanford Happening circuit will be held at the Agricenter International in Cordova (Memphis), TN on May 28-31, 2021.  This circuit will have 4 judges: John Briggs, Ron Stratton, Dean Bogart, and Tracy Willis.  Added money will be awarded in the special Stanford Happening events.

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