Anglo-Arabian Awards at 2009 Arabian Youth Nationals
RELEASE: August 28, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Peggy Ingles
The North American Anglo-Arabian Horse Association (www.NAAAHA.com
) sponsored their third High Point Championship Awards at the Youth National Championship Show.
FF Irish Vodka+++// (Pri Ibn Masriyyah x Jennifers Winner) was Supreme Champion Anglo-Arabian. This Anglo gelding won a reserve championship in Training Level Dressage 14-17 and Hunter Hack. In addition, he won a Top Ten in First Level Dressage, Hunt Seat Equitation Under Saddle 14-17 and Hunt Seat Equitation Over Fences with owner/rider Collier McLeod.
Thor+/ (Sabers Clasy Star x Blind Eagle) owned by Patricia and Dwight Fichtner and ridden by Emily Phillips, was Reserve Supreme Champion Anglo. Thor+/ was national champion in Hunter Hack, Reserve National Champion in Working Hunter and Top Ten in Hunt Seat Equitation Under Saddle 13 & Under.
The gelding Beythoven (Bey Oro x Run Really Run) earned Top Five honors after winning Top Tens in Hunter Hack, Working Hunter, Hunt Seat Equitation Under Saddle 14-17 and Hunt Seat Equitation Over Fences. Beythoven is owned by Miles J. Reiter and ridden by Cody Mahoney. Beythoven was bred by Laura Wood.
MP Murrays Law+ ( MP Dream Machine x Karrie Ael), owned by Collette McMillan and ridden by Mackenzie Headlee, earned a Top Ten in Working Hunter and Training Level Dressage 13 & Under. He was bred by Portia McLeish.
Crimson Illusion+ (Bey Oro x Crimson Spider) owned and ridden by Arielle Cotroneo earned his place in the Top Five with a Top Ten in Hunt Seat Equitation Under Saddle 14-17. Crimson Illusion was also bred by Laura Wood.
The winners all received beautiful neck sashes and embroidered dress sheets, with champions receiving a gold trophy cup as well. Prizes were donated by owners and breeders of Anglo-Arabians to recognize these athletes’ accomplishments.