All-Around Winners at Region Nine

After three days of competition, all-around winners are named at the 2017 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championships.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

After three days of competition in everything from trail to barrels, all-around winners were named June 4 at the 2017 Merial AQHA Region Nine Championships in Jackson, Mississippi.

The regional championship was combined with a pointed show, but only placings earned in the regional classes counted toward the all-around standings.

Montana Silversmiths all-around buckles were awarded to:

Level 1 Youth 13-&-Under
Cher Blackwell of Loranger, Louisiana, riding Star In The Machine, a 2005 chestnut mare by A Good Machine-Deckatina Star by Deck Of Stars
Breeder: Deborah C. Innocenti, Mobile, Alabama
Owner: Rawhide and Sally Blackwell, Loranger

Cassandra “Casey Caldwell of Fountain, Florida, riding Zippos In My Heart, a 2009 bay mare by The Invitation-Zippo In My Heart by Zippo Pine Bar
Breeder: Susan and Stanley Scott, Ocala, Florida
Owner: Casey Caldwell

Level 1 Youth 14-18
Sarah Ruth Lipscomb of Wilsonville, Alabama, riding A Hot Vodka, a 2010 gray gelding by One Hot Vodka-Bobcat Fever by Bobcats Jay Bee
Breeder: Carrie G. Riley, Crestview, Florida
Owner: Sarah Ruth Lipscomb

Level 1 Amateur
Mallory Dehaes of Pensacola, Florida, riding Flauntin My Assets, a 2008 chestnut mare by RR A Tasteful Time-Crockers Lovebug by Crockers Wonder
Breeder: Jerry A. Middlebusher, Daphne, Alabama
Owner: Mallory L. DeHaes