Chisholm Challenge Wraps Up in Fort Worth

Access results and photos from the AQHA classes during the Chisholm Challenge at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

An assisted rider competes in the AQHA Equestrians with Disabilities trail class at the Chisholm Challenge for Special Riders during the 2015 FWSSR. (Credit: Cindy Chilton-Moore) Scroll down to view more photos and to watch a video from the para-reining class.

The Chisholm Challenge for Special Riders kicked off January 12 at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo in Texas. The three-day event in the John Justin Arena started with AQHA Equestrians with Disabilities classes, including the first Chisholm Challenge para-reining class

A few fun facts and figures from the event include:

  • Entries are up from 122 in 2014 to 185 in 2015 
  • 45 horses
  • 54 exhibitors
  • Nine riding centers participating

The American Quarter Horse Journal congratulates all competitors, family and supporters on a fantastic showing at the 2015 Chisholm Challenge! 

Stay tuned for more results from the AQHA EWD classes at the Chisholm Challenge. 

AQHA EWD Western Pleasure Walk-Jog Assisted 
First – Travis West, Flashin My Hotrod 
Second – Sara Waterman, Bobs A Player
Third – Mabry Gayhart, Caught A Good Look

AQHA EWD Showmanship Walk-Trot Independent advanced
First – Reyna Taylor, Billies New Hobby
Second – Stacey Johnson, Don't Be Invious
Third – Anna Kehoe, Invest With a Chex

AQHA EWD Showmanship Walk-Trot Independent
First – Terry Forrest, Kahuna Lady
Second – Mollie Malayana Maddux, Consider Me Smooth
Third – Patrick McKenzie, Save Your Assests

AQHA EWD Showmanship Walk 
First – Courtney Miller, Don't Pass Me Up
Second – George Rose, Caught A Good Look
Third – Ryan Reed, Illuminatin Zipper

AQHA EWD Showmanship Walk Only
First – Courtney Miller, Don't Pass Me Up
Second – George Rose, Caught A Good Look
Third – Ryan Reed, Illuminatin Zipper

Learn more about the AQHA Equestrians with Disabilities program at www.aqha.com/ewd.