The North American Anglo-Arabian Horse Association recognized the most talented Anglo-Arabians competing at Sport Horse National Championships again in 2012. NAAAHA has rewarded the top performers since 2007 by presenting the top five horses and riders with embroidered dress sheets, ribbons and trophies.
At the Sport Horse National Championship Show, held in Nampa, Idaho in September, there were 14 Anglos competing for these Top Honors.
The Supreme Champion was the 7-year-old mare CHURCH CREEK++++// (*Baladin d Oc x Oh Say Valay) owned by Bill and Alexis Doughty of Cape Charles, VA and bred by Virginia Tech Foundation. She earned three National Championships in Amateur Owner Working Hunter, Open Hunter Hack and Amateur Owner Hunter Hack; 2 Reserve National Championships in Amateur Hunter Hack and Amateur Sport Horse In Hand; plus 2 Top Ten titles in Open Sport Horse In Hand and Amateur Working Hunter.
The eight-year-old gelding ONE MORE ROUND+++// (Al Jassur Laddin x Winifred) earned Reserve Supreme Champion honors thanks to winning a National Champion in Open Working Hunter; 2 Reserve National Championships in Adult Amateur and Amateur Working Hunter; and 4 Top Ten titles in Sport Horse In Hand Geldings Open and Amateur, and Sport Horse Under Saddle Open & Amateur. He is owned, bred and shown by Bill and Alexis Doughty of Cape Charles, VA.
Top Five awards were earned by CA ZANES DARJEELING+ (LS Zane Grey x Patang), owned and ridden by Megan Hays of Yakima, WA. This horse earned a Reserve National Championship in Intermediate I Dressage and a Top Ten title in Intermediate 2 Dressage.
Ten-year-old GALILEO (Alota Gator Bait x Beaus Star Ruler) owned and ridden by Ashley Wren of Billings, MT, earned 3 Top Tens in Regular and Green Working Hunter and Hunter Hack.
With a National Champion in Amateur Sport Horse In Hand and a Reserve National Championship in Open Sport Horse In Hand, VICE-REGENT SM (PW Freed m x Bold Capitalist) earned himself a place in our Top Five. He is owned and shown by Sandra Nickolls of Armstrong, BC.
Anglos-Arabians accounted for a total of 5 National Championships, 5 Reserve National Championships and 19 Top Tens.
NAAAHA (www.naaaha.com) is a non-profit organization offering awards, education and promotion of Anglo-Arabian breeders and owners in North America.
SHN Supreme Champion Anglo Church Creek and Reserve Supreme Champion One More Round
Owned by Alexis & Bill Doughty.