August 17, 2011
Another amazing year at the 2011 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.
By Samantha Eckert
Thank you to all of the wonderful exhibitors at the Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show. Congratulations to all who qualified and the winners of each class.
- 2-year-old geldings - Travis Sanken and FG Misters Image
- 2-year-old mares - Abigail Pait and Virtues
- 3-year-old geldings - Aubrey Alderman and Anexecute
- 3-year-old mares - Kaylee N. Hamm and Tearles N Fearles
- Aged geldings - Miranda Peck and Kid B Styling
- Aged mares – Kelly R. Hamlin and Miss Miraculous
- Barrel racing – Kristin E. Shoppa and Prince Of Perks
- Breakaway roping – Bailey Thurston and Hesa Tari Twister
- Cutting – Kyle M. Farris and Bingos Mate
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- Equitation over fences – Hannah Elizabeth Bedwell and Regal To A Te
- Dally team roping heading – Colton Bound and Bound To Whiz
- Dally team roping heeling- John Ryon Foster and Smart Fancy Cutter
- Hunt seat equitation – Gillian Grace Chant and Zippo Romeo
- Hunter hack – Alexis Parisek and Slow N Natural
- Hunter under saddle – Charley Thiel and Tophat And Tails
- Jumping – Billie Henard and Two Thousand Model Te
- Performance halter geldings – Rachel Kolb and Remarkable Can
- Performance halter mares – Justin Ware and FF Would Ya Look
- Pole bending – Danielle Tharp and Classy Chico
- Ranch sorting – Corey Free and Skeezixs Streak and Cydney M. Free and Heza Peppy Fritz
- Reining - Danielle Cohen and Whata Chic Magnet
- Showmanship – Christopher Luba and Good For The Ladys
- Stake race – Ali M. Einolander and Sun Kissed Jet
- Team penning – Carrie E. Dean and Dual Playgun, Travis Roberson and Playboy Is My Papa, and Tristan McCormick and Hickorys Lad Skeet
- Tie-down roping – Isaac J. Fontenot and Matataris Rapper
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- Trail - Gillian Grace Chant and Zippo Romeo
- Horsemanship – Lindsey E. McMullen and Huntin For Money
- Western pleasure – Brianna O. Tamulewicz and Dark Jasmine
- Western riding – Theresa Moran and Vital Signs Are Good
- Working cow horse - Chantz Stewart and Shining Cielo
- Working hunter - Madison Eichstadt and Its My Lucky Detail
- Yearling geldings – Ashleigh M. Ballard and HR Gotta Cool Skip
- Yearling mares – Riley G. Rivers and Cool Smokin Lady
Besides the class winners, there were lots more amazing exhibitors at the Ford Youth World. Here are a few headlines from the show:
- A 29-year-old gelding carries three generations to world shows.
- Three college-bound seniors talk about their plans post-AQHYA.
- An inspirational speed-event rider comes back from a traumatic brain injury.