Region Nine Championship: June 5

Buckles and other prizes are up for grabs at the first Merial AQHA Regional Championship Show of the year.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Brooke Ware competes in western riding June 5 under the watchful eyes of the judges at the 2015 Merial Region Nine Championship and MQHA Summer Show in Jackson, Mississippi. (Larri Jo Starkey photo) For more photos. scroll through the slideshow below.

Exhibitors dreamed of buckles June 5 as they competed at the 2015 Merial Region Nine Championship Show in Jackson, Mississippi.

AQHA Second Vice President Ralph Seekins
of Fairbanks, Alaska, was at the first regional championship of the season to present prizes. The show is a qualifier for the 2015 AQHA East and West Level 1  shows.

At the same time exhibitors were working toward regional championships, they were earning points under four judges in the Mississippi Quarter Horse Association Summer Show.

The show began with trail and western riding, and continues through June 7.

Journal Coverage From the Merial Region Nine Championship

  • Region Nine Through Ralph's Camera – AQHA Second Vice President Ralph Seekins takes a look at the 2015 Merial Region Nine Championship Show through his camera lens.
  • June 6 – An exhibitor gets back into showing at the 2015 Merial Region Nine Championship Show.
  • June 5 – Buckles and other prizes are up for grabs at the first Merial AQHA Regional Championship Show of the year.