'Danger Zone' at Congress

Shannon Quinlan rides Ms White Cinch to the winning freestyle zone in a "Top Gun" routine at the All American Quarter Horse Congress.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

Shannon Quinlan of London, Ohio, rode into the “Danger Zone” and then the winning zone October 15 at the 2016 All American Quarter Horse Congress.

Ms White Cinch, with afterburners glowing red, was Shannon’s mount for her “Top Gun” inspired routine that topped the open division.

Ms White Cinch is a 2005 cremello mare by Backcinch and out of Ms Red Pine Sue by Great Red Pine. She was bred by Clearview Ranch of Wheatland, Pennsylvania, and is owned by Angela Ream of Springfield, Ohio.

In the non-pro division, Frederick Win of Woodbridge, New Jersey, rode Stop Sparkle N Spin to the top with a routine to the song “Traveling Soldier.” Stop Sparkle N Spin is a 2003 sorrel mare by ARC Sparkle Surprise and out of Zan Parrs Darling by Genuine Zan Parr. She was bred by Margaret Sanders of Broad Run, Virginia, and is owned by Michael Bednarek of Jamesville, New York.

Freddie was first in the Grade 4 para-reining competition earlier in the week.