2018 AQHA West End-Of-Show Awards

Here are the all-around and high-point winners from the 2018 AQHA West Level 1 Championships.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

The 2018 end-of-show awards have been announced.

All-Around Amateur

Owner/Exhibitor: Amy Groefsema of Lemoore, California

Horse: My Dream Remembered, 2009 chestnut gelding

A Dream Remembered-Celebrate Chocolate by Zips Chocolate Chip

Breeder: Grant Jones III of West Newton, Pennsylvania

Reserve: Carly Forest of Boulder, Colorado, riding A Fax Machine

Bronze: Crysta Lombardi of Lakewood, Washington, riding A Natural Dancer


All-Around Select Amateur

Owner/Exhibitor: Julie McCallister of Enumclaw, Washington

Horse: Hour Rumors, 2009 bay mare

The Radical Hour-Ruffle My Petticoat by Zippo Jack Bar     

Breeder: Ty Hornick of Jamestown, Ohio

Reserve: Jayne Hickey of Scottsdale, Arizona, riding A Natural Artist

Bronze: Jim Stubbs of Rancho Mirage, California, riding No Good Principles


All-Around 13-&-Under

Exhibitor: Alexa R. Brown

Horse: Corporate Credit, 1997 sorrel gelding

Investment Creditor-Zippos Dusty Ann by Zippo Pine Bar      

Owner: Bonnie Sheren of Studio City, California

Breeder: Dan and Carol McWhirter of Doniphan, Nebraska

Reserve: Sydney Ann Swallom of Kirkland, Washington, riding Pawn Star

Bronze: Kaitlyn Bloom of Bonanza, Oregon, riding Who Invited Him


All-Around 14-18

Owner/Exhibitor: Megan Hoellrich of Dexter, Oregon

Horse: Dodge Da Bullit, 2012 sorrel gelding

Batt Man-Shez Radical by Radical Rodder

Breeder: Jack Creditt of Wilmington, Ohio

Reserve: Victoria Leen of Seabeck, Washington, riding Im Seein Double

Bronze: Renee Conklin of Hallsville, Missouri, riding This Sheik Rocks

The all-around winners at the AQHA West Level 1 received an Awards Recognition Concepts belt buckle, a trophy and an Impact Gel Saddle Pad.


Amateur Halter Champion of Champions

Exhibitor: Ed Merrell of Langley, British Columbia

Horse: Kisses To The Crowd, 2014 gray mare

Sirprizerized-And So Much More by Emazing         

Breeder/Owner: Leslie Woolley of Phoenix


Youth Halter Champion of Champions

Exhibitor: Elly Grace Bageant of Davenport, Washington

Horse: FG Unforgettable, 2015 sorrel gelding

Im Tee Totally Cool-FG Lalique by Mr Yella Fella     

Owner: Jennifer Larson of Lamont, Washington

Breeder: Gary and Linda Gordon of Roanoke, Texas

The halter Champion of Champions winners received a trophy and a neck ribbon.


High-Point Western Amateur

Owner/Exhibitor: Kerenza Martin

Horse: Glows On Diesel, 2011 bay roan gelding

Diesel Only-Triples Amber Glow by Triples Crown Jewel

Breeder: John Hamer of Lebanon, Oregon


High-Point Western Select

Breeder/Owner/Exhibitor: Sharon Conway of Gilroy, California

Horse: CR Hershey Bar, 2013 sorrel gelding

Vs Code Red-Shes A Hershey Bar by Ima Zippo Good Bar


High-Point Western 14-18

Exhibitor: Leah Anderson of Monroe, Washington

Horse: Gun Powder N Smoke, 2009 sorrel gelding

One Hot Krymsun-She Be Sassy by Zippo Pine Bar 

Owner: Lori Ann Anderson of Monroe, Washington

Breeder:  FMH Incorporated of Cleveland, Tennessee


High-Point Western 13-&-Under

Exhibitor: Claira Bingaman of La Grande, Oregon

Horse: A Blazen Asset, 2010 chestnut mare

Hot N Blazing-Good Assets Joy by Good Asset

Owner: Jenna Bingaman of La Grande

Breeder: Don and Doreen MacKenzie of Dugald, Manitoba

High-point western winners received an Impact Gel Saddle Pad.


High-Point English Amateur

Owner/Exhibitor: Rachel Lee Mundell of Kingston, Washington

Horse: Buster Browns A Star, 2000 brown gelding

The Next Star-Miss Dorgan(TB) by Artichoke 

Breeder: Barbara Lockyer of Everett, Ontario


High-Point English Select

Owner/Exhibitor: Pam Britton-Baer of Cottonwood, California

Horse: Surenuff Radical, 2008 brown gelding

Radical Revolution-My Invitations Hot by Hot Invitation

Breeder: Kathy Lee Dusart of Colfax, California


High-Point English 14-18

Owner/Exhibitor: Maddie Passmore of Melissa, Texas

Horse: Hands Off My Zipper, 2008 sorrel mare

Ziprageous-Sophistichip by Zips Chocolate Chip

Breeder: Joe and Suzy Jeane of Phoenix


High-Point English 13-&-Under

Exhibitor: Olivia Michaud of Bakersfield, California

Horse: Huntin That Invite, 2012 sorrel gelding

OK I Am Invited-Huntin Tiger Lilly by Huntin Alone       

Owner: Olivia and Kelli Michaud of Bakersfield

Breeder: Lindsay L Soderberg-Geiger of Red Deer, Alberta

High-point English winners received an Impact Gel Saddle Pad.


B&W Rookie High-Point Amateur

Owner/Exhibitor: Gina Maekawa of San Francisco

Horse: Krymsun Zip, 2013 bay mare

One Hot Krymsun-Ima Zipper Snipper by Mr Rusty Zipper   

Breeder: AQHA Professional Horsemen Charlie Cole and Jason Martin of Pilot Point, Texas


B&W Rookie High-Point Select Amateur

Exhibitor: Beth Gibbon of Fruita, Colorado

Horse: Woody Starlight, 2009 sorrel gelding

Starlights Starbrite-Shezahollywoodbeauty by Hollywood Eighty Six

Owner: Cleve Gibbon of Fruita, Colorado

Breeder: Gately Living Trust of Delta, Colorado


B&W Rookie High-Point Youth 14-18

Exhibitor: Lauren Jarman of Seattle

Horse: Ima Choiceinvestment, 2004 brown gelding

Always The Choice-Delicate Hotrod by The Sweet Cruiser

Owner: Megan &/or Lauren Jarman of Seattle

Breeder: Steve and/or Lynne Bridge of Elma, Washington


B&W Rookie High-Point Youth 13-&-Under

Exhibitor: Laura Kate Holliday of Carmichael, California

Horse: The Cookie Machine, 2009 bay mare

A Good Machine-Peppys First Chip by Zips Chocolate Chip

Owner: Christine L. Demetrak of Wilton, California

Breeder: Molly Precourt of Edwards, Colorado

B&W Rookie high-point winners received an Impact Gel Saddle Pad and trophy.