Merial AQHA Region Two Championships: September 20

Despite an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis in the United States, the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Two Championships were a success.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Joellen Gonsoir of Groton, South Dakota, won the Level 1 all-around youth 14-18 title at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Two Championships. (Credit: Journal)

Despite an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis in the United States, the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Two Championships went off without a hitch. On the last day of the four-day regional championship and pointed show, show organizers handed out the end-of-show awards for the pointed show, as well as for the Level 1 regional championships. 

2015 Merial AQHA Region Two Championships
End-Of-Show Awards

Open All-Around
Pepto In Bluejeans, a 2009 blue roan gelding by Little Mo Pepto and out of Jakes Bar Bee Girl by Mr Jake Wrangler; shown by Kirk Hall of Edgemont, South Dakota; owned by Shelly Rose Hall of Hot Springs, South Dakota

Amateur All-Around
The Absolute Answer, a 2008 bay gelding by Absolute Asset and out of Hot Pants Cecelia by The Invester; owned and shown by Patricia Vitari of Buffalo Creek, Colorado

Youth All-Around

Sir Magic Man, a 1999 sorrel gelding by Sir Two Eyed and out of Im A Zipper Doll by Zippo Pine Bar; shown by Kate McCoy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; owned by Rosemary McCoy of Sioux Falls

Small-Fry All-Around
Cant Pass The Black, a 2001 black gelding by Barpassers Image and out of Zippos Baby Jane by Zippo Pine Three; shown by Daley Aune of Glasgow, Montana; owned by Amy Newton Aune of Glasgow

Region Two Select All-Around
Fancy Party Favor, a 2009 bay mare by Invitation Only and out of Chips Lady Godiva by Zips Chocolate Chip; shown by Maureen Keeney of Erie, Colorado; owned by Maureen and Erin Keeney of Erie

Region Two Amateur All-Around

Justa Hint Of Magic, a 2007 bay gelding by Magic Principle and out of Toronado Gold by Watch Go Lucky; owned and shown by Karen Chyle of Lankin, North Dakota

Region Two Level 1 Amateur All-Around
In Sandmans Image, a 1999 sorrel gelding by Leaguers Sandman and out of Smooth N Foxy Image by Barpassers Image; owned and shown by Kristen Gfroerer of Billings, Montana

Region Two Level 1 Youth 13-&-Under All-Around
Impulsive Notions, a 2006 chestnut gelding by Hot Impulse and out of True Timin Emma by True Bar Time; shown by Makayla McPherson of Lander, Wyoming; owned by Keith McPherson of Lander

Region Two Level 1 Youth 14-18 All-Around
Boons Scat Cat, a 2005 brown gelding by RTR Scat Cat and out of Little Bitta Boon by Boon Bar; owned and shown by Joellen Gonsoir of Groton, South Dakota