Oregon Celebrates Year-End Winners
See who captured all-around and high-point titles with the Oregon Quarter Horse Association in 2014.
By Tara Matsler | February 9, 2015
One hundred and fifty Oregon Quarter Horse Association members gathered January 31 in Silverton, Oregon, to celebrate their achievements from the previous show season.
At the 2014 year-end awards banquet, OQHA awarded out five all-around saddles, 24 trophy awards and champion and reserve awards in every class OQHA offers. Other highlights from the evening included the induction of Ed Mayfield was inducted into the Oregon Quarter Horse Hall of Fame.
Photos from the awards banquet can be viewed at www.oregon-qha.com.
The American Quarter Horse Journal congratulates the following OQHA year-end all-around and trophy award winners:
All-Around Working Horse, High-Point Halter Stallion
Just Dual Me, a 2004 chestnut stallion (Dual Peppy-Harley Chic by Dealin Dirty), owned by Dan Fox of Chino, California
All-Around Level 1 (Novice) Youth 14-18
Racheal Nordby of Bend, Oregon, and Docs Royal Doulton, a 2000 palomino gelding (RC Command-Genuine Gayle by Genuine Doc)
All-Around Level 1 (Novice) Youth 13-&-Under
Elsie Naruszewicz of Monroe, Washington, and Made Me Intangible, a 1991 bay gelding (Thee Intangible-Maid Me Sweet by Sweet Sandy Cue)
Angela Marshall and Cruisen Slow N Sweet
All-Around Select Amateur
Stacy Muzljakovich of Duvall, Washington, and A Breeze of Pleasure, a 1999 bay gelding (A Passing Breeze-Sheza Fancy Zippo by Zippo Pine Bar)
All-Around Youth Performance Horse
Grace Brown of Newberg, Oregon, and Invitation To Ride, a 2002 brown gelding (Invitation Only-Graceful Principles by Principle Investment)
Would you like to see your affiliate’s year-end winners highlighted, too? Contact AQHA Internet Editor Tara Matsler at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your awards banquet featured on AQHA.com's Showing page.
All-Around Youth Working Horse
April Vernon of Bend, Oregon, and Tronas Cowboy Player, a 2005 red dun gelding (Little Trona-Triple Poco Kelly by Triple's Image)
High-Point Halter Gelding
Should Be Sleeping, a 2010 sorrel gelding (Too Sleepy To Zip-Impulsive Madonna by Impulsions), owned by Melissa Sexton of Okanogan, Washington
High-Point Halter Mare
My Secret Diva, a 2012 chestnut filly (The Top Secret-BR Infinity by Excelebration), owned by James and Victoria Hoyt of Salem, Oregon
High-Point Trail Horse
Artwork By Zenith, a 1994 bay gelding (Zips Ticket To Win-Miss Ever Bid by Double Bid), owned by Grace Kotsch of Yreke, California
High-Point Level 1 (Novice) Amateur
Lena Sailor of Albany, Oregon, and Red Hot Options, a 2009 sorrel gelding (Absolute Option-Hot N Chocolate Te by Chips Hot Chocolate)
Lily Richardson of Duvall, Washington, and Chips Heart, a 2002 chestnut mare (Chips Hot Chocolate-Zippos Queen O Heart by Zippo Pine Bar)
Visit www.oregon-qha.com to view the full list of 2014 OQHA champions and reserve champions.
2015 OQHA Show Schedule
The Oregon Quarter Horse Association is already gearing up for its first show of 2015: the OQHA Sweetheart Classic. The show in Eugene, Oregon, offers a full slate of classes, with 232 stalls and exhibitors coming from Canada, Idaho, Nevada, Washington and Oregon. The OQHA amateur division is holding their annual consignment sale and the youth division is having a bake sale (make sure to buy a goody for your sweetheart!), plus a stall raffle sale.