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Horse-Showing History: Last Year's All-Around Amateur

Julie Cole and Size Matters took home the 2015 Farnam All-Around Amateur award at the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.

Julie Cole, Size Matters and entourage accept the 2015 Farnam All-Around Amateur award. Journal photo.

Flashback to the 2015 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show: The Farnam All-Around Amateur is Juli Cole and Size Matters. The East Coast team blew the competition out of the water with a 17-point lead to take the prestigious award.

The 2005 gelding, who is by Natural Iron and out of Bostons Black Pearl, competed in four events throughout the show: amateur equitation over fences, amateur hunter hack, amateur jumping and amateur hunt seat equitation. The dynamic duo took home a third, fourth and two fifth-place finishes in competition for a total of 32 points.

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The Farnam All-Around Amateur receives $15,000, $1000 in Farnam products and an original Lisa Perry bronze and a rose bouquet.

The 2015 Reserve Farnam All-Around Amaetur was Brittany Morgan and her horse, Huntin For Fun. The Reserve Farnam All-Around Amaetur received a prize package of $5,000, plus $500 in Farnam products and a silver bowl.

Huntin for Fun is by Huntin for Chocolate and out of Pass the Tee. The duo earned a total of 15 points after third in amateur trail and 11th in amateur western pleasure.

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As the 2016 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show nears, we can’t help but wonder, who will be crowned this year’s Farnam All-Around Amateur?

The show is November 3-19 in Oklahoma City. Get results, video interviews with the new world champions, daily photos and much more more at www.aqha.com/worldshow.