2016 Merial AQHA Region Five Championships End-of-Show Awards

Here are the all-around and high-point champions from the 2016 Merial AQHA Region Five Championships.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

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Here are the all-around and high-point champions from the 2016 Merial AQHA Region Five Championships, which were June 22 in Logan Township, New Jersey.

Champion and reserve champion awards were sponsored by Crossroads Trailer Sales of Newfield, New Jersey.

Small-Fry Champion

Grace Kreft of Keypoint, New Jersey, riding Dakota Zippos Deluxe, a 2001 sorrel mare (Deluxe Shy Five-Miss Dakota Zippo by Zippo Pine Bar); bred and owned by Roberta Sharpe-Drout of Colts Neck, New Jersey

13-&-Under Youth Champion

Trinity Packard of Slatington, Pennsylvania, riding Freds Afire, a 1998 bay gelding (TNT Fluid Fred- Sass And Jazz by Quip); bred by Chris and Holly Lalonde of Johnstown, Ohio; owned by Patty Packard of Slatington

14-18 Youth Champion

Kelsey McArthur of Ellicott City, Maryland, riding Got Alot Of Notice, a 2008 black gelding (My Final Notice- Somebody New by Dynamic Deluxe); bred by Sandy Beecroft of Mineral Wells, Texas

Level 1 Youth Champion

Eliza Roberts of Duxbury, Massachusetts, riding Only Doing Good, a 2009 bay gelding (Only In The Moonlight- Dew Good Miss by Zippos Mr Good Bar) ; bred by Anthony and Christina Curiale of Swedesboro, New Jersey

Novice Youth Reserve Champion

Nikita Cope of Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, riding Branded Stylish, a 2009 gray gelding (RL Best Of Sudden-Sallie Mae Flash by Flashy Zipper); bred by Steve Martin of Brenham, Texas; owned by Deborah Buzby-Cope of Egg Harbor City

Amateur Champion

Ashley Leister of Oxford, Pennsylvania, riding Aint He Hot, a 2009 bay gelding (Only In The Moonlite-Aint She Hot by Hotrodders Jet Set); bred by Carol Fuller of Wilmington, Ohio

Amateur Reserve Champion

Lauren Taylor Lloyd of Graham, North Carolina, riding Rising Shadow, a 2004 black gelding (Leaguers Shadow-Joelle’s Jewel by Matchlite); bred by Terrill Strohkirch of Big Rapids, Michigan

Select Amateur Champion

Zita Codi of Reading, Pennsylvania, riding Riden Sky High, a 2010 bay mare (Coats N Tails-Forsaken Skies (TB) by African Sky); bred by John Narmont of Auburn, Illinois

Level 1 Amateur Champion

Charlotte Walsh of Madison Township, Pennsylvania, riding Cool Lookin Loper, a 2013 bay gelding (Lazy Loper-Shezacoolookinimage by Parpassers Image); bred by Rachael Shoop of East Waterford, Pennsylvania

Open Champion

Trinity Packard and Freds Afire