Region Eight Championship: All-Around Winners

Region Eight awards buckles to four all-around exhibitors at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

2015 Merial AQHA Region Eight Championships announces all-around winners. Journal photo

The 2015 Merial AQHA Region Eight Championships awarded trophy buckles, courtesy of AQHA Corporate Partner Farnam, to two amateur and two youth all-around exhibitors at the end of the show, which was June 18-21 in Amarillo.

Level 1 Youth 13-&-Under

Tatum Keller of El Reno, Oklahoma, and Rock N All Night, a 2007 brown gelding by Investing Wisely and out of All Night Affair by Invitation Only; bred by Laney Builteman of Saint Augustine, Florida; owned by Heather Leigh Keller of El Reno

Level 1 Youth 14-18

Amy Vanderveer of Cordell, Oklahoma, and Big League Rodder, a 2004 bay gelding by Radical Rodder and out of Janes Big Leaguer by Im A Big Leaguer; bred by Mark Shannon Miers of Abilene, Texas; owned by Amy Vanderveer

Level 1 Rookie Amateur

Kelsey Ellis of Lee's Summit, Missouri, and Zips Ultimatum, a 2009 sorrel gelding by The Ultimate Fancy and out of Zips Azure Belle by Lonsum Zipper Pine; bred by Loyd E. Williams of Adrian, Missouri; owned by Dani Picard of Grain Valley, Missouri

Level 1 Amateur

Candice White of Montgomery, Texas, and Any Given Moment, a 2007 bay gelding by Artful Investment and out of Leaguers Haley Bopp by Kay Cee Leaguer; bred by Angela Fox of Carrollton, Texas; owned by Candice White

Journal Coverage of the 2015 Region Eight Championship

  • All-Around Winners – Region Eight awards buckles to four all-around exhibitors at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship.
  • June 21 – Emily Rollison grew up showing in AQHA, then took a break for school. She's back now with a filly out of her old show mare.
  • June 20 – The Merial Region Eight Championship keeps up the tradition of offering a good selection of AQHA Equestrians With Disabilities classes.
  • June 19 – Day 2 of the 2015 Merial Region Eight Championship began with roping, included working cow horse boxing and ranch riding, and concluded with reining.
  • June 18 – The Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship boasts 3,000 entries at 2015 show in Amarillo, Texas.