Region Nine Championship: June 7

Ranch riding, reining and roping finish out the competition as all-around winners are named at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championship Show.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Ranch riding, reining and roping finished out the competition June 7 at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. (Larri Jo Starkey photo) For more photos, scroll through the slideshow below.

Ranch riding, reining and a few speed events filled out the day June 7 at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championship Show in Jackson, Mississippi.

The show was in conjunction with the Mississippi Quarter Horse Association Summer Show, with exhibitors who entered both shows eligible for four sets of points plus prizes.

After a full weekend of competition, all-around Region Nine winners were named, with winners in four categories receiving Montana Silversmiths belt buckles.

Level 1 Amateur
Erin N. Brack of Niceville, Florida
No Doubt Im Somethin
2011 bay roan gelding by No Doubt Im Lazy-Coosa Peach by Coosa Lad
Bred by Merle Van Gee of Williston, South Carolina

Select
Denise Hoffmann of Kiln, Mississippi
The Sheik
2006 brown gelding by Zippos Sheik-Scotch Dee Pine by Scotch Bar Time
Bred by Joanie and Kim Rosamond of Louisville, Mississippi

Level 1 Youth 13 & Under
Stella Cummings of Meridian, Mississippi
Leaguers Sweet Sugar
2000 chestnut gelding by KCees Lethal Weapon-Im A Sugar Baby by Im A Big Leaguer
Bred by Edward D. Mulick of Henderson, Nevada

Level 1 Youth 14-18

Katlin Nicole Ward of Taylor, Alabama
RV Zips Revolution
2006 bay gelding by Radical Revolution-Melody She Pine by Zippo Pine Bar
Bred by Ronnie Kent of Graceville, Florida. Owned by Ronald E. Johnson of Dothan, Alabama

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 7 – Ranch riding, reining and roping finish out the competition as all-around winners are named at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championship Show.
  • 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.