Anglo-Arabian Awards at 2012 Youth Nationals
October 10th, 2012
The North American Anglo-Arabian Horse Association (NAAAHA) sponsored their fifth High Point Championship Awards at the Youth National Championship Show in Albuquerque in July.
ALMOST CRIMSON+/ (Bey Oro x Crimson Spider) was Supreme Champion Anglo-Arabian. This Anglo mare won a Reserve National Championship in Training Level Dressage and 3 Top Tens in Hunter Hack, First Level Dressage Junior Owner and First Level Dressage Junior Rider. She is owned and ridden by Catherine Ginn of Royston, Georgia.
BEYOND THE SEAZ+/ (Al Marah Seazar x Glenna Bay) owned by the Herbst Family and ridden by Kate Lewis, was Reserve Supreme Champion Anglo. This pair earned four Top Tens in Hunter Hack, Working Hunter, Training Level Dressage and Hunt Seat Equitation Under Saddle. He was bred by Barbara Green.
The gelding HS HIGH POWER (High Sign x Rangereite) earned Top Five honors after winning two Top Tens in Hunter Hack and Sport Horse Under Saddle. HS High Power is owned by the Davis Family of Long Valley, NJ. He was bred by Susan S. Burkman.
FF IRISH VODKA (PRI Ibn Masriyyah x Jennifers Winner), owned by Stonehurst Riding Club and ridden by Mackenzie Antle, earned a Top Five Anglo Award by winning a National Championship in Dressage Walk-Trot and a Top Ten in Hunt Seat Equitation 10 & Under.
CRIMSON ILLUSION+ (Bey Oro x Crimson Spider) rounded out the Top Five. He earned a Reserve Champion and a Top Ten in Hunt Seat Equitation with two different riders. He is owned by Ricci Desiderio of Chester, NJ.
The winners all received beautiful neck sashes with the Supreme Champion receiving an engraved silver trophy plate as well. Prizes were donated by owners and breeders of Anglo-Arabians to recognize these athletes accomplishments.
Almost Crimson and Catherine Ginn, Supreme Champions