Region Eight Championship: All-Around Winners
Region Eight awards buckles to four all-around exhibitors at the 2015 Merial AQHA Region Eight Championship.
June 23, 2015
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.