WQHA Presents Awards
Award-winners honored during Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association awards banquet and convention.
By By Becky Ruehle | February 1, 2017
Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association
More than 300 awards were presented January 28-29 during the Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association awards banquet and convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Awards were presented to the WQHA and WQHA open show high-point and reserve class winners from the 2016 show season, as well as the high-point Horse, youth booster, sportsmanship, 200- and 300-point champions and All-around champions.
The WQHA Hall of Fame inductions were: John and Scharleen Schmahl of New Holstein, Wisconsin; Rick Skelly of Janesville, Wisconsin; the 1987 gelding Scotchs Legend; and the 1983 gelding Time To Cash In.
The WQHYA youth officers recognized the future of the industry in a special presentation at which trophies and photo collages were awarded to each lead-line exhibitor.
Reserve All-Around Champions
Amateur: Kinda Impulsive and Lauren Neubauer of Appleton, Wisconsin
Select: Willy Impulsive and Debra Kluz of Rockford, Illinois
Reserve all-around horse: Mighty Super Star and Linda Berg of Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Novice Amateur: One Chocolate Night and Alexandria Zunker of Conrath, Wisconsin
Novice Youth: Chip To The Max and Melissa Albinger of Jackson, Wisconsin
Youth 13-&-under: This Is Why Im Hott and Anna Capelle of Green Bay, Wisconsin
Youth 14-18: Heza Dark Addiction and Madison Spak of Waukesha, Wisconsin
Amateur: Free Lance Art and Nicole Langohr-Hahn of Neenah, Wisconsin
Select: Simply Got It and Sandy Sellers of Elroy, Wisconsin
All-round horse: Hes No Secret and Deborah DeBlaey of Oostburg, Wisconsin
Novice Amateur: Ima Chippen Zipper and Deanna Hilber of East Troy, Wisconsin
Novice Youth: Walkin R Investment and Taylor Kellam of De Pere, Wisconsin
Youth 13-&-under: Alias Goodbar and Claudia Prinsen of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin
Youth 14-18: Kinda Impulsive and Emma Paul of Sherwood, Wisconsin
Youth Booster: Breanna Steiner of Sussex, Wisconsin
Youth Sportsmanship: Casey Waite of Janesville, Wisconsin
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