Harper/Gary Coats (#9/39.49-4) and Steven Riley/Willie Cathey (#8/27.19-2).
Texas Palomino Exhibitors Associa-
tion’s October 17-18 Halloween Spooktacu- lar in Athens, offered great weather and big classes. High-point champions were Maggie (challenged-horsemen-w-t/Patrick McKenzie), Dontbeinvious (challenged-horsemen-adv/ Kristin Sanderlin), Dually Invested (nov-y & 14-18/Miley Miller), Seek The Deck (w-t-5- 9/Kenzie Duggin), JD Gold (13&u & sr-horse/ Daeleigh Patridge), Watch Bud Shine (nov-am/ Janine Hess), Reinvesting Gold (am/ Rachel Dean, Indescribable Magic (am-select & all- breed-19&o/Robyn Zumar), Strait To Paris (jr- horse/Ed Johnson), and Whos The Blonde (all-breed-18&u/Hayley Russell).
AQHA 50-year breeders were honored
October 18 in a ceremony at the American QH Hall of Fame in Amarillo. This year’s eleven legacy award winners included J.E. Jumon- ville, Jr. (LA), Sterling O. Roberts (NM), Mary H. Smith Brooks (TX), and Bernard and Lola Thornton (LA). Among the fourteen cumula- tive breeders were F.W. Brown (TX), Charles A. Hollis (AR), Tommy Houston (TX), and L.L. Stokes (TX).
American Western Sports Cutting
Horse Assoc hosted an 8-show summer series at Hopkins County Civic Center in Sulphur Springs, and presented resulting champions with trophy buckles at the October 18 show. Recipients included Metallic (op-derby/Char- lie Ashcraft/Loyd Trubenbach), Just a Little Pepto (op-classic/Kyle Cox/Duane/Sharon Birdsong), Cow Magnet (np-classic/Laney Sikorski), Ms Kitty Ballou (op/Charlie Ash- craft & np/Roland Reichardt), Peptos Lil Gem ($10K-nov/Kyle Cox/Phillip/Karen Senn), Blakes Red Dual ($50K-np/Cindy Bingham), Oozmal (jr-y/Dylan Duran), Bobs Strike Sugar (sr-y/Kaitlyn Brad-bury), Last Little Jewell ($20K-np/Carol Buchanan), Bettin On Cattin ($14K-nov-np/ Howard McCleery), MK Hi Mag Slide ($2,500-nov-rider/Heather Cox), Chulatte ($3K-novice/Charlie Ashcraft/Chris Fairbanks), and MH Genuinely Welling ($1K- ltd rider/Jennifer Barnett).
AQHA-approved walk-trot classes for
Level 1 youth and Level 1 amateur exhibitors may be offered by show managers starting Jan- uary 1. The 2016 AQHA Official Handbook of Rules and Regulations outlines the classes. fmi, www.aqha.com
News & Events
Southwest Livestock Sales
Round Mountain Horse Sale 1st Saturday of every month
Round Mountain, TX
located US Hwy 281N approx 10 miles North of Johnson City NEXT SALES DEC 5. NO JAN SALE.
Tack Auction starts at 11am Large selection of new saddles and tack. Used saddles and tack welcome for auction.
OPEN CONSIGNMENT HORSE SALE Starts at 1pm
NEW Terms and Conditions Brent E. Davison took the reins as the
new chief executive officer for the American QH Foundation on October 26. Carl Mullins was named by AQHA as the new publisher and chief publication officer starting November 2.
Louisiana QHA hosted its Spooktacular
Circuit October 31-November 1 at Lamar- Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. All-around champions included Gota Good Rider (open/Kiley Marchand), RL A Sudden Cover (am/Brooke Ware), Mr Hot Investment (am-se- lect/Donna Beech), Its All Too Good (youth/Macy Blackwell), and Inviteaugustus- macrae (novice/ Susan Marie Rogers). The spe- cial Witches Walk-Trot costume class proved to be much fun, with Cher Blackwell taking first and Steve Wheat second.
Capitol Area QHA and the Dripping
Springs Ranch Park Horse Show Series hosted a joint award banquet November 1, at the DSRP banquet hall. CAQHA year-end champions included Mr Painted Sonny (WT- 8&u/Reina Makenzi), A Foxy Conclusion (WT-19&o/Jeanette Abbe), Reds Dual Image (nov-rider/Gracie Mallett), Chexs Blue Eyed Affair (17&u-English, western, sr-horse, & sr- team), Luckys Special Dee (19&o-English/ Hannah Smith), Cruiseliner (19&o-western, jr- horse/Dana Gomez), Custom Color (ranch- Continued on page 27
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was reserve. Casey Cink (btm-rt) earned the adult HP while Robin Rush (lt) took reserve.
Avery Newsom (top-rt) earned the 9&u HP at Texas POA show while Jaden Dixon (lt)
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