Tulsa Holiday Winter Circuit Champions

See who claimed circuit championships December 27-30 at the 2014 Tulsa Holiday Winter Circuit.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Kelsie Holman and Range Agent won the high-point youth exhibitor award at the 2014 Tulsa Holiday Winter Circuit. (Credit: bar H Photography)

Exhibitors wrapped up the 2014 show season December 27-30 at the Tulsa Holiday Winter Circuit in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The four-day show featured six judges, plus added money that some jingle back in exhibitors’ pockets. 

Kelsie Holman of Spring, Texas, was named the Everett Salley High-Point Youth Exhibitor. Keslie’s teammate was Range Agent, a 2008 sorrel gelding by Openrange and out of Suddenly Mauied by A Sudden Impulse. Along with the high-point youth title, the pair also earned the youth and Level 1 youth circuit championships. Scroll down to see all the 2014 Tulsa Holiday Winter Circuit champions.

Performance Halter
Geldings  – Southwestern Gunman, owned by Whitney Walquist-Vicars of Cleburne, Texas
Youth geldings – Southwestern Gunman and Sydney Scheckel of Richmond, Kansas
Amateur geldings – Hot Kay Cee and Debbie Priest of Berryton, Kansas
Mares, youth mares – Youneverlookedsogood and Ruby O. Canion Cavazos of Amarillo
Stallions – Doya Think Im Flashy, owned by Cecilia May Hylton of Gainesville, Virginia

Halter
Yearling fillies, amateur yearling fillies – Laced N Secrets and Dennis Atnip of Rogers, Arkansas
2-year-old fillies – BRT Smile With Style, owned by Eversull Farms of Natchitoches, Louisiana
Youth 2-year-old fillies – BRT Smile With Style and Kale Eversull of Natchitoches
Aged mares – GLbaccaratelegantnug, owned by George Logan of Haskell, Oklahoma
Aged stallions – Circle Bar Mr Pepto, owned by Circle Bar Ranch of Crowell, Texas
Yearling geldings – GL Gunitt Dunitt, owned by George Logan
2-year-old geldings – Won RV Lopin Machine, owned by Justin and Julie Voge of Whitesboro, Texas
Amateur 3-year-old geldings – Cadillac In Black and Jamie Radebaugh of Rowlett, Texas

Showmanship

Level 1 youth – AGR Thats A Certain and Bryson Allen Bankston of Wayne, Oklahoma
Youth – Southwestern Gunman and Sydney Scheckel
Level 1 amateur – Time For Ruffles and Amelia Crites of Owasso, Oklahoma
Select – In The Fathers Image and SuEllen Spring of Dimmitt, Texas
Amateur– Absolute Chocolate and Mandie House of Talala, Oklahoma

Hunter Under Saddle
Level 1 (Green) – Watch My Rhapsody, owned by Susan Marques of Gordonville, Texas
Level 1 youth, youth – Invite Me To Seattle and Evie Gates of Vinita, Oklahoma
Level 1 amateur– Watch My Rhapsody and Mindy Scott of Waller, Texas
Select – Kids Last Captive and Barbara Nealon of Whitesboro, Texas
Amateur – Rumors Are Hot and Kim Neas and Crossroads, Texas
All ages – Absolutely For Me, owned by Mary White of Flower Mound, Texas

Hunt Seat Equitation
Level 1 amateur – Flowers Investment and Josie Anne Copley of Owasso, Oklahoma
Amateur – PF Shy Guy and Carly Epp of Caledon, Ontario
Level 1 youth – You Bet Zipper and Kalin Elaine Koechel of Carrier, Oklahoma
Youth – Invite Me To Seattle and Evie Gates

Trail
Level 1 (Green) – Rumors Are Hot, owned by Kim Neas
Level 1 youth, youth – Range Agent and Kelsie Holman
Level 1 amateur – Hot Kay Cee and Debbie Priest
Junior – Lover Treat Me Good, owned by Brittany Donald of Corpus Christi, Texas
Select – Mostly Chocolate and Twylla Lynn Brown of Perry, Missouri
Amateur – PF Shy Guy and Carly Epp
Senior – Southwestern Gunman, owned by Whitney Walquist-Vicars

Western Riding
Level 1 (Green) – IE Ibeagoodone, owned by Eloise Turner-Jones of Burlington, North Carolina
Level 1 youth – You Bet Zipper and Kalin Koechel
Level 1 amateur, Select –A Glowing Hottie and Marsha Bartholomew of Wetumka, Oklahoma
Junior – Sudden Sign Of Faith, owned by Lisa Schiestel of Eckville, Alberta
Amateur – Absolute Chocolate and Mandie House
Select – A Glowing Hottie and Marsha Bartholomew
Senior – Born Hot Feelin Good, owned by Deanna Bailey of Sand Lake, Michigan

Horsemanship
Level 1 youth – Zipping Hot Secret and Kinsey Griffith of Wakeeney, Kansas
Youth – Southwestern Gunman and Sydney Scheckel
Level 1 amateur – Time For Ruffles and Amelia Crites
Amateur – Cadillac In Black and Jamie Radebaugh
Select – Touched By TNT and Lisa Foreman Stewart of Dallas

Western Pleasure
Level 1 (Green), junior – Lopen For A Good Bar, owned by Sara Linnes of Eastsound, Washington
Level 1 youth, youth – Youneverlookedsogood and Ruby O. Canion Cavazos of Amarillo
Level 1 amateur – Zippos ATM and Karry Williams of Norman, Oklahoma
Select – Snap Krackle Pop and Twylla Lynn Brown
Amateur – Lover Treat Me Good and Brittany Donald
Senior – In The Fathers Image, owned by SuEllen Spring

Ranch Horse Pleasure
Amateur – I Will Be Brio and Alicia Berry of Brandon, Mississippi
Youth – Sweet Dreamin Chic and Riley Kopischke of Purcell, Oklahoma
Open – Elans A Chic and Christian Lybbert of Valley View, Texas

Reining 
Youth – Kansas City Whiz and Taylor Zimmerman of Haynesville, Louisiana
Select – Conquistador Star and Stephen Brownlee of Mounds, Oklahoma
Amateur – Ruff N Fancy and Terry Martin of Glencoe, Oklahoma
Open – The Chic Master, owned by David Carl Hobbs of Honey Grove, Texas

Tie-Down Roping
Junior – Riverwild Red Cowboy, owned by Clarence and Nancy Marshall of Jenks, Oklahoma
Senior – Meradas Money Gin, owned by J. Dan and Rhonda Simmons of Guthrie, Oklahoma
Amateur – Poisonous Peppy and Carl McBeath of Shreveport, Louisiana
Youth – Poisonous Peppy and Sam Balentine of Shreveport

Breakaway
Level 1 amateur – Mr Cowboy Snip and Alex Micek of Osceola, Nebraska
Amateur – Poisonous Peppy and Carl McBeath
Youth – Bar Star Sadie and Rylan Price of Stigler, Oklahoma

Heading 
Level 1 youth, youth – Ginas Pepto and Garrett Lund of Lacygne, Kansas
Junior – Ben Playing Too, owned by Jim Loftin of Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Senior – Merry Christmas Mate, owned by Beverly Brandes of Cleveland, Texas
Amateur – With All Eyes On Me and Corey Bender of Lexington, Nebraska

Heeling
Level 1 youth – WR Smooth Whiskey and Justin Wood of Heber Springs, Arkansas
Youth – Gambling At Twilight and Blake Dunkel of Archer City, Texas
Junior – Rescate Pistola, owned by J.R. Fair Jr. of Natchitoches, Louisiana
Senior – Sparkin Playboy, owned by Diamond G Farms of Stella, Missouri
Level 1 amateur – Missin The Fool and Kyle Vinyard of Waynesville, Missouri
Amateur – Diamonds With Style and Jeremy Michaelis of Mercer, Missouri

Working Cow Horse 
Open – Lil Miss Pepto, owned by Pamela Holbrook of Fort Payne, Alabama
Amateur – Skeets Nicker and Stacy Lee Lynch of Thomas, Oklahoma
Youth boxing – Alley Acre and Paden Jarosz of Saint Jo, Texas
Level 1 amateur boxing, amateur boxing – A Rowdy Nic and Terri Key Cravens of Gainesville, Texas

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