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Adams Fire - Nominated for USEF horse of the Year!
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December 12th, 2008

The Half-Arabian Adams Fire (Afire Bey V x Ritida) has just been nominated for the incredible honor of USEF horse of the year. This award is extremely prestigious as it is open to all breeds within USEF. Voting for the horse of the year will begin Friday December 12th. To place your vote for this true Champion please visit the USEF website at: http://www.usef.org/contentPage2.aspx?id=hotyaward

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Adams Fire
Half-Arabian
Owned by Starline Arabians LLC

3352_mediumA colt was born on the birthday of a special needs child named Adam, as a gift he was given to the boy by his grandparents, Tim and Marty Shea, and named Adams Fire.

Adams Fire is a supremely gifted individual. His dominance and bar raising performances in the show arena is evidenced by his eight National Championships in three years of showing. It is also evidence in the way he wins, with seven of his eight National Championship titles being unanimous. In 2008, Adam carried three different riders, a youth, an adult amateur, and a professional to unanimous National Championships. This is a testament not only to his physical talents, but his intelligence and willing temperament. Adam is pleased to accommodate different riding styles and adapt to diverse needs. He is a blend of physical and mental attributes that nears perfection.

Adam has the distinction of being crowned the 2008 US National Champion in Half- Arabian English Pleasure Open after a spectacular class ,  followed by a work-off of three outstanding entries. The entire crowd rose to their feet and cheered the first US Nationals work-off in 30 years as Adams Fire emerged victorious!

Adam represents 50% Arabian blood and the other half a blend of Warmblood, Saddlebred and Hackney. In the historical tradition of Arabian blood being used to enhance other breeds, Adam is an exceptional representative. The refined beauty, intelligence, responsiveness, and agility possessed by the Arabian horse, and leant to other breeds over the millennium, are unmistakable every day in Adams Fire.

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2008 Accomplishments:

  • 2008- Unanimous U.S. Youth National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure
  • 2008- Unanimous U.S. National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR
  • 2008- Unanimous U.S. National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure Open

Previous Accomplishments:

  • 2007- Unanimous U.S. National Half- Arabian English Pleasure Driving Horse
  • 2007- US National Champion Half-Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR
  • 2006- Unanimous U.S. National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure Junior Horse
  • 2006- Unanimous Canadian National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure Junior Horse
  • 2005- Unanimous U.S. National Champion Half- Arabian English Pleasure Futurity Horse at 3 years

For more information on the USEF horse of the year award please click here.