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Meet the Canadian Horse Journal’s 2021 Quarter Horse division Photo Contest Winner

CQHA was pleased to sponsor a Quarter Horse division of the Canadian Horse Journal’s 2021 annual photo contest. Out of over One Hundred entries, the contest judges chose “Two More Heels” submitted by Mandy Panas of Elk Point, Alberta as the inaugural award winner.

The CQHA Media Team contacted Mandy and asked her to tell the Canadian Quarter Horse community about the photo, and her relationship with the horse featured in the photo. The following editorial was submitted:

Lenas Blue Bur aka "Rusty" a Horse With Many Friends and a Million Stories

The first time I saw Rusty I didn’t think much of him. He was unloaded off the trailer at a ranch I worked for as a un-halter broke coming two year old stud colt. I was 17 years old at the time, and preferred coloured flashy looking horses; a plain old chestnut with a star and a bad attitude did not catch my eye!

He did catch my friend Wayne’s eye a couple weeks later at the sale held by the ranch. The sale was held after, hours were spent trying to rope Rusty and get a halter on him. The hardest part of halter breaking Rusty occurred once they finally roped him, he was so big the pony horse they snubbed him too had trouble teaching him manners. My good friends Wayne and Karen took him home and turned him into a horse, a horse that I spent many many hours riding over the next decade.

The first time I rode Rusty was on a camping trip in Saskatchewan at Manitou Outfitters. I took my coloured flashy buckskin, but two days into the trip he needed a rest after prancing his way through the 35°C sun on our long rides. Wayne loaned me Rusty who had only been started under saddle the previous year and I actually enjoyed riding the big chestnut on our evening ride. I was glad I was not riding him when he laid down in the lake, which was the start of his nickname “The Duck Horse” –  Most horses will stop, put their head down, paw a little bit and start to lay down when they get in the water. Rusty walked right in, got knee deep and dropped to the ground with no warning. It was like his legs collapsed and disappeared, he went straight to his belly in that water. To get around the cattle guard we had to go through the water, which was not that deep and that bugger was not going through there without a swim. I took his lead rope and pulled him through the water on my buckskin much to his disgust. The next trip through a much longer stretch of deeper water produced the same effect out of Rusty so once again my buckskin encouraged him through the water. For years to come Rusty would lay down, or try to, whenever his hooves touched water. From a puddle on a gravel road to a creek or a lake. Sometimes he was sweated up and you hit a patch of deep sand on the trail he would drop there too. He would rarely ever warn you, you would feel him slow down and then the ground would be rushing up towards you. Rivers seemed to be the exception, I don’t remember him ever trying to lay down in the current of a river.

I rode Rusty as often as I needed, when my horse was injured, or when I couldn’t haul or just anytime I wanted to ride him. I cattle penned and sorted on him, I rode at poker rallies and trail rides, chased cows at our friends pasture, caught calves to tag them, took him up to the mountains or anywhere else we went camping. After a couple of years under saddle Karen started riding him more than Wayne but she still shared him with me.

Titled "Two More Heels" Mandy Panas of Elk Point, Alberta was the winner of the inaugural "Registered Quarter Horse Division" of the of Canadian Horse Journal Magazine's 30th annual For the Love of Horses Photo Contest. Pictured is, Lenas Blue Bur aka "Rusty" and Jeremy Heraid bring another calf to the branding fire. Rusty is an Alberta bred 2004 chestnut gelding sired by Lenas Azure San, out of Shabbys Blue Bur by Leo Blue Bug.

 

People we knew asked occasionally if he was for sale and Karen always used to say you have to ask Mandy. One year I was in Ponoka when my cousins called me to ask if I could ride in a ranch rodeo with them on their Ag society team. I told them if I could find a horse I could rope off to borrow I would. Of course Rusty was my first choice, so off we went on a two hour road trip to ride with my two teenage cousins and their mom on the team they had entered. Most of the events were your typical ranch rodeo events but the one event that concerned us was where we had to catch a yearling and tie it down. When our team rode in we had a game plan, throw loops in the dirt until we reached our rope limit. I wasn’t a very good roper to begin with so it shouldn’t have been a problem. Rusty was fast enough I could usually run the young calves down and fishing a loop over their heads when we would tag them. My cousin went first and missed the calf our team was called. I rode into the herd and moved two calves down the fence, threw my loop and by some miracle caught the right calf. I don’t know who was more surprised, me, my teammates or Rusty that I had caught the yearling. Thankfully the other members of the AG society jumped the fence and came to help my team lay the yearling down and tie her up.

Over the years Karen and Wayne would pack Rusty to pennings, and the mountains and trail rides for me. As their grandsons got older I shared Rusty with him as well when I was between horses or just wanted a nice easy ride. But riding Rusty was not always nice and easy. When they decided to sell him Rusty was offered to me first. At the time I couldn’t afford him, it was pretty sad to think that someone else might buy him and I wouldn’t get to ride him anymore. A couple
months later my husband Jeremy and I  sold one of our ranch horses and needed another broke horse that could be saddled up and go to work, I convinced Jeremy to try him out. We drove two hours and picked up Rusty to add to the herd of geldings at Rafter HJ Ranch.

Eleven years after I watched that half wild Chestnut run around the pen and duck his head every time a loop flew his way he was mine- even if I was supposed to share him with my other half he is mostly my horse. Rusty always was a family mount and still is. When we head out with a trailer load it would be rare for Rusty not to be on it. As much as he is “my” horse I will share him when I need to.

Rusty’s biggest quirk besides being the “Duck Horse” is his spring time bucking! Every year when the green grass comes out he turns into a bit of a handful, sometimes he gets pretty serious about it – to this day he has never managed to buck me off; but he has tried a good number of times! It usually happens chasing a cow or calf across the pasture, but a couple of times its been at pennings; the most memorable was after we bought him, while I was helping to chase bucking horses out of the arena, while the rodeo club we help with was dummy bucking. I hadn’t ridden Rusty much that spring, and I knew there was a good chance he would try it that day. I warmed him up good but it did not surprise me when I asked him to step up after a bronc that he ducked his head and tried to unload me. I pulled him up, let him stand a few seconds and went back to the task at hand. The next horse out, Rusty tried it again; s soon as I asked him to run! I pulled him up and then off we went again across the arena. The third time Rusty ducked his head and started bucking I pulled him up, made him spin a couple circles and yelled at him to knock it off before going back to catch up with the others . . . he was good until the next spring!

When we first bought Rusty, I had acquired another gelding a couple months before, that had, had a rough hand dealt to him in his past. We were unsure of the gelding’s whole story as every previous owner I talked to told me something different about where he had come from that contradicted the last. His fear of people was his biggest problem, however Rusty was instrumental in helping him get over that! Rusty can be hard to catch on a good day, always has been but he isn’t scared of people in the least and a pocket of cookies is tough to turn down. I took the two geldings everywhere together, if the grey went Rusty went too. I spent countless hours ponying the gelding with Rusty to rehab him; circles, over trot poles, down the trails when we got into summer and then in the mountains and out to the pasture where Jeremy was working. I had planned on taking Rusty to the mountains and decided the week before I was taking the grey too. I was called crazy considering I had never rode him yet, but I made up my mind, the farrier put shoes on him (which was no easy task) and I packed them down to Ya Ha Tinda to meet with Rusty’s previous owners for a week of camping. Rusty ponied that grey horse up and down the mountains, through the rivers, around the camps for two days before an evening ride to Eagle Lake made me decide to ride the gelding back. I gave Wayne Rusty’s lead rope and stepped onto the grey horse for the first time in the nine months I had owned him. After that whenever I would take the grey horse it became a habit to saddle up both of them and ride out on Rusty first then switch part way and pony Rusty back. I never worried about ponying Rusty off a green horse because I knew he wouldn’t do anything if I ever had to let go of him and he wouldn’t do anything to get me into trouble either. I could turn him loose to cross rivers and catch him again on the other side. I could let go of him to get gates and he would follow me through and wait eating on the other side. I took the two of them into the mountains together the next year as well and the year after that I left the grey at home and took the two year old pups instead. Leading pups through a campground out to the trail is a
little more challenging than ponying another horse but he got that job done like any others I asked him to do.

This summer before we started out on a family trail ride one of the other horses our ten year old was supposed to ride started acting up. I shortened the stirrups on my saddle and he could just reach them when he climbed up on Rusty. He rode him around a little bit and then I climbed into the kids saddle, with stirrups that wouldn’t have gone long enough if I tried, to ride the other horse. Rusty was as solid as I knew he would be and after being ponied for the first bit we turned him loose to ride on his own.

I have done a little bit of everything on Rusty over the years, a Pony Express Relay Race at a local stampede where our team won, carrying a flag during O ‘Canada at another local rodeo, numerous mountain trips, penning, sorting, I even tried jumping him a couple times. This year we got to try something completely new to us. While we had done some obstacles like bridges, the horse ball and pool noodles at home we had never done many man made obstacles or cowboy challenges before. Some friends of ours not too far from home started the “Moose Hills Cowboy Challenges” and we had a lot of fun attending them.  Rusty learned that stepping in a box of water was very different from crossing natural water! We jumped on and off big tires as well as walked across them, rang a bell, went through the noodle curtain and attempted the very narrow teeter bridge. In September, the second time we had attended the challenge, they added a Toonie jackpot class with new obstacles and I entered it. I think there were only six of us entered in the jackpot. The new obstacles had us hanging clothes on a clothesline, popping balloons with a nail on a stick, putting a football in a tipped over muck tub with a broom, roping a dummy being pulled by a quad, going up and down stairs and through a trench. Rusty was great and never blinked at a thing through the whole course. We ended up winning the Toonie jackpot but most of all we had fun with our friends and family!

Rusty has made me a lot of memories over the years, not just with him but with the family that owned him. I will be forever thankful to the plain chestnut gelding with a star, for making Wayne and Karen a bigger part of my life; and to them for allowing Rusty to be such a big part of my life!

Mandy & Rusty, August 2021 competing at the Moose Hills Cowboy Challenges
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Canadian Results from the 2021 NRHA Futurity

Congratulations to all the Canadians that made their mark on the 2021 NRHA Futurity.

Canada was well represented, in the ring and behind the scenes, CQHA Director Brad Bowie was an official announcer, and AQHA/ NRHA Judge & CQHA Director Lyle Jackson was there as an official.

Canadian owners, breeders, trainers, and non pro riders showed off their talents, taking home some nice size cheques, and all will have memories to talk about on into the future.

Here are the Canadian results from the 2021 National Reining Horse Association’s Futurity:

(L to R) CQHA Directors Brad Bowie & Lyle Jackson

Patrice St-Onge

Congratulations to Patrice St-Onge, Valleyfield, Quebec native, and owner of St-Onge Reining Horses located in Gainesville, Texas; St-Onge and Hostetler Performance Horses, the cosigners of the 2021 NRHA Futurity Prospect Sale High Seller "MMB Voodoo Gun"

The 2019 colt had been in training with St-Onge. He is sired by NRHA Million Dollar Sire Shiners Voodoo Dr, out of Silk Guns.

Breana Carsey and her family, purchase the colt with plans to develop him with trainer, Shawn Flarida.

Jesse Beckley for
Canadian Owner Norma Siebert

Congratulations to Jesse Beckley of Cranbrook, British Columbia and TrashyInYurDreams on winning the Level 2 & 3 Open Championship with a score of 222.5 which placed them fifth in the Level 4 Open.

TrashyInYurDreams is a 2018 sorrel stallion sired by NRHA Five Million Dollar Sire Gunnatrashya out of This Chicsdundreamin, the team went home with earning of $120,652USD for owner Norma Siebert of Langley British Columbia.

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Jade Whitmarsh Canadian Bred, Family Owned

2021 National Reining Horse Association Futurity and Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship's inaugural Bob’s Custom Saddles Intermediate Non Pro Showdown Championship title went to Cochrane, Alberta's Jade Whitmarsh.

Whitmarsh, rode Canadian bred 2013 Stallion. Sired by NRHA’s $13 Million Dollar Sire Topsail Whiz, out of Solitary Gunner (Colonels Smoking Gun x full sister to Hollywoodtinseltown). He is owned and was bred by Marie Whitmarsh.

The pair finished in a three-way tie for the top score with a 210.5 triggering a run-off. As the final horse to go in the run-off Jade and "Cruz" bested their original run by five points, and claimed the Bob’s Custom Saddles Showdown Championship and took home $5,000USD!

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Reyzed On Crush

Congratulations to Canadian Breeder Sandy Corriveau, of Eckville, Alberta. Rayzed On Crush was the the Level 1 Reserve Championship with a score of 214, winning $4,326 for rider Raphael Bourdeau and owner Brian Kelly of Adh-Mor Ranch of Ponoka, Alberta.

Reyzed On Crush is by sired by Canadian stallion PS Mega Shine Chic out of Dual Rey Olena Play.

The pair was also sixth in Level 2 taking home $5,458.24USD for that run.

Open Futurity Finals - Prime Time Open
5 Trashy Guns 424 Duane W Latimer CAN XCS Ranch LLC Gunnatrashya
CR Guns Fancy
72 71½ 71½ 71 71 0 214 848.26
6 Ziggy Rocks 360 Duane W Latimer CAN Roxanne Koepsell Whizkey N Diamonds
Shes Got Good Guns
71½ 70½ 72½ 71 70½ 0 213 698.57
7 Mabnum Shining Gun 272

Patrice St-Onge

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CAN St-Onge Reining Horses Inc Colonel Shining Gun
Miss Magnum Pine
64½ 65½ 65 65½ 65 3 198½ 598.77
Open Futurity Finals - Level 1
2 Reyzed On Crush 402 Raphael Bourdeau USA Adh-Mor Ranch PS Mega Shine Chic
Dual Rey Olena Play
72 71 71 72 71 214 4,326.14
14 PT Seventy Eight 299 Shelby Mitchell  Geri Greenall Platinum Vintage
Payin On Time
68½ 69½ 69½ 69 69 207½ 1,274.90
25 Plum Got Spangled 200 Haley R Franc CAN Story Book Stables Star Spangled Whiz
Plum Reyning
68½ 68 67 67 68 203 766.91
Open Futurity Finals - Limited Open Level 2
1Trashinyurdreams256Jesse Beckley
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CANNorma A SiebertGunnatrashya
This Chicsdundreamin
747474½73½75½222½15,006.90
6 Reyzed On Crush 402 Raphael Bourdeau USA Adh-Mor Ranch PS Mega Shine Chic
Dual Rey Olena Play
72 71 71 72 71 214 5,458.24
20Mizzen Whiz Ya426Jesse BeckleyCANNicole L Driscoll Cathy DriscollGunnatrashya
Mizzen Whizzen
70½7068½70½70½2112,553.26
21Wannaflashya278Barbara BouchardCANMartin AudetGunnatrashya
Unquestionably Crome
70½7169½7069½2102,422.99
30Plum Got Spangled200Haley R FrancCANStory Book StablesStar Spangled Whiz
Plum Reyning
68½686767682031,237.55
32Mabnum Shining Gun272Patrice St-OngeCANSt-Onge Reining Horses IncColonel Shining Gun
Miss Magnum Pine
64½65½6565½65195½1,237.55
Open Futurity Finals - Level 3 Intermediate Open
1 Trashinyurdreams 256 Jesse Beckley CAN Norma A Siebert Gunnatrashya
This Chicsdundreamin
74 74 74½ 73½ 75½ 222½ 32,236.02

 

Open Futurity Finals - Level 4 Open
4 Trashinyurdreams 256 Jesse Beckley CAN Norma A Siebert Gunnatrashya
This Chicsdundreamin
74 74 74½ 73½ 75½ 222½ 73,409.13
22 Trashy Guns 424 Duane W Latimer CAN XCS Ranch LLC Gunnatrashya
CR Guns Fancy
72 71½ 71½ 71 71 214 10,810.74
25 Ziggy Rocks 360 Duane W Latimer CAN Roxanne Koepsell Whizkey N Diamonds
Shes Got Good Guns
71½ 70½ 72½ 71 70½ 213 10,208.87
26 All Guns On Crush 159 Dany Tremblay CAN Adh-Mor Ranch PS Mega Shine Chic
All Guns On Deck
72 71½ 70 69½ 70½ 212 9,906.29
Bob Custom Saddles NAAC Intermediate Non Pro Showdown
1 North Sail Solitaire 1065

Jade Marie Whitmarsh

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CAN Marie H Whitmarsh Topsail Whiz
Solitary Gunner
68½ (72½) 70½ (72) 70½ (72) 71 (71) 69½ (71½) 210½ (215½) 5,000.00
7 Lil Gunin Whiz 1064 Brooke Leneatha Whitmarsh CAN Marie H Whitmarsh Lil Gun
68 68 68½ 69 69 205½
Open Futurity Finals - Non Pro Level 4
22 Its All Gun 733

Andre De Bellefeuille

 

CAN Equine Plus Its All About Smart
Snow Gun
70 70½ 71 70 69 210½ 4,167.69
Open Futurity Finals - Non Pro Level 3
13 Its All Gun 733 Andre De Bellefeuille CAN Equine Plus Its All About Smart
Snow Gun
70 70½ 71 70 69 210½ 3,244.63
Open Futurity Finals - Non Pro Level 2
9 Its All Gun 733

Andre De Bellefeuille

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CAN Equine Plus Its All About Smart
Snow Gun
70 70½ 71 70 69 210½ 2,987.40
27 Ms Jackie Cash 798 Martin Corbeil CAN Julie Latendresse Lil Joe Cash
Miss Walla Fairytale
69 67½ 66½ 69 68½ 205 851.14
Open Futurity Finals - Non Pro Prime Time
9 Its All Gun 733

Andre De Bellefeuille

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CAN Equine Plus Its All About Smart
Snow Gun
70 70½ 71 70 69 3 213½ 449.99
16 Ms Jackie Cash 798 Martin Corbeil CAN Julie Latendresse Lil Joe Cash
Miss Walla Fairytale
69 67½ 66½ 69 68½ 3 208 225.27
Non Pro Futurity Consolation Round - Level 1
14 Sudberryz Custom Sno 757 Kash Lang CAN Kash Lang Electric Snow
Cactus Berry
Non Pro Futurity Consolation Round - Level 3
6 Ms Jackie Cash 798 Martin Corbeil CAN Julie Latendresse Lil Joe Cash
Miss Walla Fairytale
Non Pro Futurity Consolation Round - Level 4
18 Ms Jackie Cash 798 Martin Corbeil CAN Julie Latendresse Lil Joe Cash
Miss Walla Fairytale
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Canadian Results from the AQHA Open, Amateur & Select World Championship Shows

Canadian Results from the 2021 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows and Adequan® Level 2 and Nutrena Level 1 Championships.

Photos courtesy of: Official AQHA World show photographer Shane Rux Photography, In Stride Edition, Go Horse Show, and Premiersires.com.

updated: November 24th, 2021

2021 Farnam AQHA World Champion

Champion – L1 Trail Stakes – AIR RYDE, 2015, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x KM HOT NUMBER) shown by SARA B SIMONS, AUBREY, TX owner: ANITA WIESCAMP, QUITMAN, TX breeder: BRENT & KATE BAMFORD, FOOTHILLS, AB, Canada

Champions – L3 Team Penning : JITTERS TIME,  2009, GELDING (ONE TIME PEPTO x JITTERS BROWN) rider: REMY GREER, HEMET, CA
breeder: DAVID W BROWN | MATES GONE WILD, 2012, GELDING(WILD HAIRED CAT x MARTINA MATE) rider: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada
breeder: DEAN DOMANN | SHEYKEN THEM BONES, 2009, GELDING (SMOOTH AS A CAT x SHEYSSMARTLITTLELENA)
rider: JAMES E GREER, HEMET, CA breeder: KENNETH F RODGERS MD All three horses are owned by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada

Reserve Champion – L3 Junior Reining – MARVELOUS SIXTYSIX, 2017, GELDING (INFERNO SIXTY SIX x PEPPY CHIC FINALE) shown by: TREVOR ELLIOTT DARE, LEXINGTON, OK (PRO) owned by: COURTNEY BATTISON, PURCELL, OK Breeder: JANNA IMRIE Erin, ON, CANADA

Bronze Champion – L1 Western Pleasure – CHICKLETT, 2018, MARE (THE ROCK x BEST LEXUS EVER MADE) exhibitor:  SARA B SIMONS, AUBREY, TX – owner: JULIE C BYRD, NORCO, CA, breedrs: K&L QUARTER HORSES/ BRENT & KATE BAMFORD, FOOTHILLS, AB, Canada

4th – L3 Senior Reining – CHICOWHIZ, 2015, STALLION (SMART CHIC OLENA x WHIZICLE) shown by: CODY V SAPERGIA, GAINESVILLE, TX owned by: LARIZZI CORPORATION , GAINESVILLE, TX breeder: EQUINE PLUS St. Basile Grand, QB, CANADA

4th – L3 Amt Team Penning- MATES GONE WILD, 2012, GELDING (WILD HAIRED CAT x MARTINA MATE) owned & shown by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: DEAN DOMANN

4th – L1 3yr Western Pleasure Stakes – MADE SLEEPY, 2018, GELDING (ONE HOT KRYMSUN x SLEEP MACHINE) exhibitor: GIL GALYEAN, PURCELL, OK (PRO) owner: GIL AND/OR BECKY GALYEAN, PURCELL, OK breeder: WILLIAM W COX, Ontario

4th – L3 Sr Western Riding – DUNIT ON THE RANGE, 2008, GELDING (OPENRANGE x EMERALD SELECTION) shown by: Clint Ainsworth, owned by: ROUND MEADOW RANCH EQUINE LLC, ATLANTA, GA breeder: TRACY RINZEMA Keene, ON, CANADA

5th – L3 Amt Ranch Sorting – SHEZA STING REY, 2014, MARE (DUAL REY x SHEZA STRAY CAT) owned & shown by: KURT ROBSON, CARSTAIRS, AB, Canada breeder: COWS & HORSES ETC

5th – L3 Amt Team Penning – QT WITH A BOOTY, 2009, MARE (WILD HAIRED CAT x AUTUMN DOX) owned & shown by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: CRYSTAL JAYANN LEHRMANN

5th – L1 Western Riding – AIR RYDE, 2015, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x KM HOT NUMBER) exhibitor: SARA B SIMONS, AUBREY, TX (PRO) owner: ANITA WIESCAMP, QUITMAN, TX, breeder: BRENT & KATE BAMFORD, FOOTHILLS, AB, Canada

8th – L3 Amt Two Yr Old Gelding – SKORED A PROPHET, 2019, GELDING (HE SHOOTZ HE SKORZ x PJ PROPHETS COOLSKIP) shown by: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owner & breeder: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada

10th – L3 Senior Barrel Racing – DANCIN N THE CASH, 2010, GELDING (KS CASH N FAME x DANCING IN MY HEART) ridden by: BRITTNEY HIPP, TUTTLE, OK owned by: BRAD OZEROGLU, KILLAM, AB, Canada breeder: LORI K WADDELL

11th – L3 Amt Ranch Sorting JITTERS TIME, 2009, GELDING (ONE TIME PEPTO x JITTERS BROWN) owned & shown by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: DAVID W BROWN

12th – L3 Amt Aged Mares – IEM A LOOKER, 2017, MARE (IEM THE ONE x LOOKIN FOR KISSES) shown by: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owned by: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada breeder: JOHN L OR BONNIE J BALL

14th – L3 Senior Dally Team Roping – Heading – DOCS BUENO SPARK, 2015, STALLION (TOMS BLUE BABY x ROCKIN T TRUDY) shown by: TATE D KIRCHENSCHLAGER, STEPHENVILLE, TX owned by: W6 RANCH, HUDSON HOPE, BC, Canada breeder: TOM OR SHELIA TRASK

14th – L3 Amt Hunt Seat Equitation – THE PETITE SECRET, 2012, GELDING (Canadian Stallion: DESIGNED BY SECRET x PETITE HEARTSTRINGS) owned & shown by: SYDNEY D SCHMIDT, LOWMAN, NY breeder: SHERYL CHILLSON, Brockville, ON

 

 

Adequan® Level 2 World Championships
Champion – L2 Sr Hunter Under Saddle – WITHOUT PERMISSION, 2015, GELDING (THE ULTIMATE FANCY x MY FAVORITE UNCLE 08) exhibitor: LINDSAY L SODERBERG-GEIGER, RED DEER COUNTY, AB, Canada (PRO) owner: JOHN & DONNA QUINTELL breeder: STACEY M STINSON, LOUISVILLE, KY
Champion – JP L2 Sr Hunter Under Saddle – WITHOUT PERMISSION, 2015, GELDING (THE ULTIMATE FANCY x MY FAVORITE UNCLE 08) exhibitor: LINDSAY L SODERBERG-GEIGER, RED DEER COUNTY, AB, Canada (PRO) owner: JOHN & DONNA QUINTELL breeder: STACEY M STINSON, LOUISVILLE, KY

Champion – JP L2 Two Yr Old Geldings – L2 Two Yr Old Geldings – SKORED A PROPHET, 2019, GELDING (HE SHOOTZ HE SKORZ x PJ PROPHETS COOLSKIP) exhibitor: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owner & breeders: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada

Reserve Champion – JP L2 Junior Hunter Under Saddle – KRUZIN FOR CALGIRLZ, 2017, GELDING (THE KRYMSUN KRUZER x GIRLS CALL THE SHOTS) exhibitor: CLAIRE MARCELL, COLLINSVILLE, TX owned by: GENELLE MCKENZIE, GARIBALDI HIGHLANDS, BC, Canada breeder: JAMES GAUTHIER JR

Reserve Champion – JP L2 Aged Mares IEM A LOOKER, 2017, MARE (IEM THE ONE x LOOKIN FOR KISSES) exhibitor: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owners: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada breeder: JOHN L OR BONNIE J BALL

Reserve Champion L2 Senior Western Pleasure – AIR RYDE, 2015, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x KM HOT NUMBER) exhibitor: ALICIA L CARROLL, ABILENE, TX owner: ANITA WIESCAMP, QUITMAN, TX breeder: BRENT & KATE BAMFORD, FOOTHILLS, AB, Canada

Reserve Champion JP L2 Senior Western Pleasure – AIR RYDE, 2015, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x KM HOT NUMBER) exhibitor: ALICIA L CARROLL, ABILENE, TX owner: ANITA WIESCAMP, QUITMAN, TX breeder: BRENT & KATE BAMFORD, FOOTHILLS, AB, Canada

Reserve Champion – JP L2 Senior Western Riding – MADE BY J, 2012, MARE (MACHINE MADE x DARK JASMINE) exhibitor: GIL GALYEAN, PURCELL, OK (PRO) owner: SUSAN L OSTRANDER breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

Bronze Champion – L2 Amt Select Western Horsemanship – HEZ SIMPLY WESTERN, 2015, GELDING (DRESS WESTERN x SIMPLY TALKIN SEXY) owned & shown by: APRIL GENTRY, OLYMPIA, WA breeder: MADELAINE DERKSEN Dugald, MB Canada

Bronze Champion – L2 Two Yr Old Geldings – SKORED A PROPHET, 2019, GELDING (HESHOOTZ HE SKORZ x PJ PROPHETS COOLSKIP) exhibitor: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owner & breeders: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada

Bronze Champion – L2 Aged Mares IEM A LOOKER, 2017, MARE (IEM THE ONE x LOOKIN FOR KISSES) exhibitor: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owners: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada breeder: JOHN L OR BONNIE J BALL

4th – L2 Amt Two Yr Old Geldings – SKORED A PROPHET, 2019, GELDING (HE SHOOTZ HE SKORZ x PJ PROPHETS COOLSKIP) shown by: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada bred & owned by: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada

5th – L2 Amt Hunt Seat Equitation – THE PETITE SECRET, 2012, GELDING (CANADIAN STALLION : DESIGNED BY SECRET x PETITE HEARTSTRINGS) Owned & shown by: SYDNEY D SCHMIDT, LOWMAN, NY breeder: SHERYL CHILLSON, Brockville, Ontario

5th – L2 Junior TrailEXTREMELY WICKED, 2016, GELDING (EXTREMELY HOT CHIPS x BEAUTI SLEEP) owned & shown by: CHARLIE BUSSIERES, NEUVILLE, QC, Canada breeder: TAMMY THOMPSON DYER

5th – L2 Senior Western Riding – MADE BY J, 2012, MARE (MACHINE MADE x DARK JASMINE) exhibitor: GIL GALYEAN, PURCELL, OK (PRO) owner: SUSAN L OSTRANDER breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

6th – L2 Amt Ranch Sorting –  STRIP TAZ, 2012, GELDING (PEPTO TAZ x STAR REYS) owned & shown by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: TLC RANCH

6th – L2 Junior Hunter Under Saddle – KRUZIN FOR CALGIRLZ, 2017, GELDING (THE KRYMSUN KRUZER x GIRLS CALL THE SHOTS) exhibitor: CLAIRE MARCELL, COLLINSVILLE, TX owned by: GENELLE MCKENZIE, GARIBALDI HIGHLANDS, BC, Canada breeder: JAMES GAUTHIER JR

7th – L2 Amt Aged Mares – IEM A LOOKER, 2017, MARE (IEM THE ONE x LOOKIN FOR KISSES) shown by: SANDY E KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada owner: KEN AND SANDY KIRTZINGER, HAY LAKES, AB, Canada, breeder: JOHN L OR BONNIE J BALL

7th – L2 Junior Cutting – TL BOONSTRUCK, 2017, STALLION (BOON A LITTLE x ONE PEPTO DIVA) owned & shown by: TROY DONALDSON, WATERFORD, ON, Canada breeder: JARRED ABNEY

8th – L2 Amt Hunt Seat Equitation – EAT PRAY LOPE, 2014, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x COOL COASTIN LADY) owned & shown by: MAGGIE M MCCRADY, BELLINGHAM, WA breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

10th – L2 Amt Hunter Under Saddle – KRUZIN FOR CALGIRLZ, 2017, GELDING (THE KRYMSUN KRUZER x GIRLS CALL THE SHOTS) owned & shown by: GENELLE MCKENZIE, GARIBALDI HIGHLANDS, BC, Canada breeder: JAMES GAUTHIER JR

10th – L2 Junior Working Cow Horse – Composite – TL BOONSTRUCK, 2017, STALLION (BOON A LITTLE x ONE PEPTO DIVA) owned & shown by: TROY DONALDSON, WATERFORD, ON, Canada breeder: JARRED ABNEY

10th – L2 Senior Western Pleasure – MAYBELINE, 2015, MARE (BATT MAN x RL SUDDEN FANCY) exhibitor: SUZANNE PICKARD, GLENCOE, ON, Canada owner: ANNIKA I REAR, RIPLEY, ON, Canada, breeder: JACK D CREDITT

11th – L2 Senior TrailLAZY LOOKER, 2013, GELDING (LAZY LOPER x ONLY WHEN INVITED) exhibitor: SHAYLEY A BEATON, HIGH RIVER, AB, Canada
owner: ELIZABETH BARTLETT GORSKI, WEST PALM BCH, FL breeder: LINDA BALL SARGENT

12th – L2 Junior Hunter Under Saddle – AL WAYS INCREDIBLE, 2017, MARE (ALLOCATE YOUR ASSETS x A GREAT RIDE) exhibitor: LINDSAY L SODERBERG-GEIGER, RED DEER COUNTY, AB, Canada (PRO), owner: STARLAND RANCH LLC, EL RENO, OK breeder: GREG HOLSTEGE

14th – L2 Senior Trail – LOPIN SO LAZY, 2011, MARE (LAZY LOPER x SHES ONLY GOOD) exhibitor: SHAYLEY A BEATON, HIGH RIVER, AB, Canada owner: NANCY G CHAPMAN TTEE NGC TRUST, COLLEGE GROVE, TN breeder: BRENT TINCHER, OXFORD, OH (PRO)

14th – L2 Senior Western Riding – THE HOT INTERN, 2010, MARE (PRESIDENTIAL ORDER x ZIPPED SO LIGHTLY) exhibitor: SHAYLEY A BEATON, HIGH RIVER, AB, Canada owner: BARBARA STOIA, PALM BEACH, FL breeder: REICHERT HORSE CO INC

16th – L2 Amt Western Pleasure – MAYBELINE, 2015, MARE (BATT MAN x RL SUDDEN FANCY) owned and shown by: ANNIKA I REAR, RIPLEY, ON, Canada
breeder: JACK D CREDITT

 
Adequan® Select World Championships

Champion – Amt Select Western Horsemanship HEZ SIMPLY WESTERN, 2015, GELDING (DRESS WESTERN x SIMPLY TALKIN SEXY) owned & shown by: APRIL GENTRY, OLYMPIA, WA breeder: MADELAINE DERKSEN Dugald, MB Canada

Champion – Amt Select Performance Stallions – HEAVEN SENT CHIC, 2008, STALLION (SMART CHIC OLENA x LITTLE LENA GIRL) owned & shown by: KELLY REY, SANGER, TX breeder: Canadian JIM BABCOCK, Sanger, TX

Reserve Champion – Amt Select Showmanship at Halter – COOL COASTIN MACHINE, 2014, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x COOL COASTIN LADY) exhibitor: SHELLEY OTNESS, WILLIAMSVILLE, IL owner: CAROL BETH OTNESS, DUVALL, WA, breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

Reserve Champions – Amt Select Team Penning – SHEZA STING REY, 2014, MARE (DUAL REY x SHEZA STRAY CAT) rider/ owner: KURT ROBSON, CARSTAIRS, AB, breeder: COWS & HORSES ETC | STRIP TAZ, 2012, GELDING (PEPTO TAZ x STAR REYS) rider / owner: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: TLC RANCH |ROYALY DUN N SAVANAH, 2013, GELDING (ONE TIME ROYALTY x SAVANAH HOLLI) rider / owner: KRISTIN LANE, HELENA, MT breeder: JANET LYNN BOWEN DVM

5th – Amt Select Ranch Sorting – STRIP TAZ, 2012, GELDING (PEPTO TAZ x STAR REYS) owned & shown by: DAVID RUBY, DIDSBURY, AB, Canada breeder: TLC RANCH

6th – Amt Select Hunter Hack – BLUE KAHLUA, 2013, GELDING (CHOCOLUA x EXOTIC AND BLUE) exhibitor: NANCY GULICK, SEATTLE, WA
owner: MONTLAKE FARM LLC, SEATTLE, WA breeder: Canadian ALYSE B ROBERTS, PURCELL, OK (PRO)

7th – Amt Select Working Hunter – BLUE KAHLUA, 2013, GELDING (CHOCOLUA x EXOTIC AND BLUE) exhibitor: NANCY GULICK, SEATTLE, WA
owner: MONTLAKE FARM LLC, SEATTLE, WA breeder: Canadian ALYSE B ROBERTS, PURCELL, OK (PRO)

9th – Amt Select Equitation Over Fences – BLUE KAHLUA, 2013, GELDING (CHOCOLUA x EXOTIC AND BLUE) exhibitor: NANCY GULICK, SEATTLE, WA owner: MONTLAKE FARM LLC, SEATTLE, WA breeder: Canadian ALYSE B ROBERTS, PURCELL, OK (PRO)

9th – Amt Select Pleasure Driving – BLUE KAHLUA, 2013, GELDING (CHOCOLUA x EXOTIC AND BLUE) exhibitor: NANCY GULICK, SEATTLE, WA
owner: MONTLAKE FARM LLC, SEATTLE, WA breeder: Canadian ALYSE B ROBERTS, PURCELL, OK (PRO)

10th – Amt Select Performance Geldings – COOL COASTIN MACHINE, 2014, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x COOL COASTIN LADY) exhibitor: SHELLEY OTNESS, WILLIAMSVILLE, IL owner: CAROL BETH OTNESS, DUVALL, WA, breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

13th – Amt Select Hunt Seat Equitation – LOPIN MAKES ME LAZY, 2018, GELDING (LAZY LOPER x ONE SOUTHERN GLOW) owned & shown by: SHARON J FORBES-HANKS, PILOT MOUND, MB, Canada breeder: DARREN M PUTNAM

14th – Amt Select Western Horsemanship – COOL COASTIN MACHINE, 2014, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x COOL COASTIN LADY) shown by: SHELLEY OTNESS, WILLIAMSVILLE, IL owned by: CAROL BETH OTNESS, DUVALL, WA
breeder: CORY SEEBACH/CANDICE HALL, BLACK CREEK, BC, Canada

 
Nutrena Level 1 Championships

Bronze Champion – L1 Amt Select Showmanship at Halter – SHESA HOT SELECTION, 2012, MARE (EXTREMELY HOT CHIPS x EMERALD SELECTION) shown by: MONICA PARDUHN owned by: JEFF PARDUHN 1994 REV TRUST, EDMOND, OK
Breeder : TRACY RINZEMA, Keene, ON, CANADA

Bronze Champion – L1 Amt Select Western Riding – LEMONMADE, 2012, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x ZIP N THERAPY) owned & shown by APRIL I WOOSTER, LUSELAND, SK, Canada breeder: BRET AND CANDY PARRISH

Bronze Champion – L1 Amt Select Trail – DUNIT ON THE RANGE, 2008, GELDING (OPENRANGE x EMERALD SELECTION) shown by: ANN WOODRUFF, ATLANTA, GA owned by: ROUND MEADOW RANCH EQUINE LLC, ATLANTA, GA breeder: TRACY RINZEMA Keene, ON, CANADA

4th – L1 Amt Select Showmanship at Halter – HEZ SIMPLY WESTERN, 2015, GELDING (DRESS WESTERN x SIMPLY TALKIN SEXY) owned & shown by: APRIL GENTRY, OLYMPIA, WA breeder: MADELAINE DERKSEN Dugald, MB Canada

6th- L1 Amt Select Western Pleasure – CHASING BATTERFLIES, 2016, MARE (BATT MAN x WHOS CHEATING WHO) owned & shown by PAMELA M JONES, CIRCLEVILLE, OH breeder: SCOTT AND LINDA BERWICK, CLARENCE CREEK, ON, CANADA

6th – L1 Amt Select Western Riding – DUNIT ON THE RANGE, 2008, GELDING (OPENRANGE x EMERALD SELECTION) shown by: ANN WOODRUFF, ATLANTA, GA owned by: ROUND MEADOW RANCH EQUINE LLC, ATLANTA, GA breeder: TRACY RINZEMA Keene, ON, CANADA

9th – L1 Amt Select Western Riding – MUGG SHOT, 2015, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x MY HOTTEST FANTASY) owned & shown by JACQUELINE S MARLOW, BOERNE, TX breeder: ROD JEFFRIES Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON, CANADA

9th – L1 Amt Select Western Horsemanship – LEMONMADE, 2012, GELDING (MACHINE MADE x ZIP N THERAPY) owned & shown by APRIL I WOOSTER, LUSELAND, SK, Canada breeder: BRET AND CANDY PARRISH

15th – L1 Amt Select Hunter Under Saddle – THE NEXT WIFE, 2017, MARE (THE NEXT DETAIL x MARRY AN MD) owned & shown by HEATHER M PRYDE, RED DEER COUNTY, AB, Canada Breeder: PAIGE QUARTERMAN

15th – L1 Amt Performance Halter Mares – MAYBELINE, 2015, MARE (BATT MAN x RL SUDDEN FANCY) owned & shown by ANNIKA I REAR, RIPLEY, ON, Canada, breeder: JACK D CREDITT

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Alberta Closes it’s 2021 Racing Season with the Canada Quarter Horse Cup Series

Getit Foose, winner of the 2021 Canada Quarter Horse Cup Classic

Flight Club, winner of the 2021 Canada Quarter Horse Cup Derby

Wave Burner, winner of the 2021 Canada Quarter Horse Cup (RG3) Futurit

The final weekend of Quarter Horse racing for the Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association’s 2021 season happened this past weekend, October 22 and 23. The 2021  Canada Quarter Horse Cup series was ran at Century Mile Race Track & Casino in Edmonton, AB.

Friday night saw Getit Foose prevail over the field of seven in the Cup Classic. Getit Foose, a California bred gelding by Foose out of the mare Getit Together, was ridden by Ricardo Moreno for owner Charles Stojan and trainer William Leech. Second was stable mate Stripsteak. Dead heat for third between Honor The Fast Man and Getit Hot. 
 
Saturday night was dreary and a sloppy track for the Canada Cup Derby and Futurity (RG3).
Race one saw Flight Club (Foose x Seperate Flight) win the Canada QH Cup Derby. He is owned by Charles Stojan, trained by William Leech and ridden by Ricardo Moreno. Royale Runaway was second and Bright Foo Fighter was third. 
 
The 25th running of the Canada QH Cup (RG3) Futurity was the second race on Saturday night. Wave Burner (Wave Carver x First Prize Sass) prevailed for the win. He is owned by Jeffrey R. W. Rath, trained by Wesley Oulton and ridden by Silvino Morales. Bringontherush was second and Our Storm Chaser third. 
 
Congratulations, to the horses, trainers, owners & jockey’s on their successes!
 
 

The Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association promotes Quarter Horse Racing through the encouragement of breeding and ownership, as well as track development. Inaugurated in 1968, Quarter Horses have been competing in Alberta since 1957, beginning at the Millarville racetrack.

Photos by Ryan Haynes, Coady Photo CTM

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From the Desk of the 2021 Congress Queen

This past week has been a whirlwind to say the least! I wake up everyday and still cannot believe that I have this incredible opportunity to represent the All American Quarter Horse Congress as their 2021 Congress Queen! 
 
Firstly, to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association, thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve as the 2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress Queen. It is an opportunity that I do not take lightly. As I have said previously, past Queens had a major impact on me as a youth, inspiring me with their poise, graciousness, and knowledge of the breed. I hope to follow their amazing examples throughout my year!
 
To my fellow contestants, it was an honour to get to know you over the course of the Queen weekend. You are an incredible group of young women, and I can’t wait to follow along to see all your future achievements! I am so happy to have made 14 new friends along the way.
 
I have so many people to thank for their support on this incredible journey. To the Ontario Quarter Horse Assoc, thank you for allowing me to represent you as OQHA Queen these past two years. Despite the challenges we have all faced, it has truly been an amazing experience. To everyone who has passed along their support over the past week, know I have seen all your positive messages and that they mean the world! Please bear with me as I do my best to get back to you all, but I want everyone to know how touched I am by your kind words!
 
To my parents Jacqueline and Andrew Woods, thank you for your everlasting support of me in every area of my life, igniting my passion for Quarter Horses, and shaping me into the person I am today. I love you both so much.
 
To my trainers Rick Fleetwood and Robyn Storey (Rick Fleetwood Show Horses), thank you for your guidance, encouragement, and support. I have grown so much and gained a second family since working with you!
 
Janine Domingos and Jenna Woodley, thank you for your advice, guidance, and resources in helping me to prepare for this contest.
 
To Taylor Gumz thank you for your mentorship throughout this past year and for ensuring that I was outfitted for the Congress, I truly cannot thank you enough for all your guidance and support.
 
To my sponsors whose support allowed me to navigate all the hurdles I needed to pass in order to just make it to Columbus during these difficult times, I can’t thank you enough for your support and belief in me. Without you, this simply would not have been possible.
 
To everyone who took the time to interview me in preparation for Congress, your guidance and advice was so important in providing me the tools and confidence to be successful in that portion of the contest.
 
To the Queen Team: Jaymie Wells-Drury, Elaine Wells, Jessie Elsass , and Brittany Barker-Hostetler – thank you all for the countless hours of hard work needed to put on this contest and for helping me get acclimated this past week. I feel so blessed for all the support you have given me.
 
To Sarah Johnson, thank you for beautifully capturing the magic of this past week for all of us girls to look back on and cherish!
 
To the ladies in the awards office, thank you for welcoming me with open arms and teaching me the ropes. From making sure I am always fed to checking that my lipstick is always on point, you have been there every step of the way. This past week working with you all has been a blast!
 
And to my horse Betty, you did your job girl… thank you.
 
I am so excited for the year ahead. My experience so far at the Congress has been so rewarding. Seeing the culmination of years of hard work put in by exhibitors and their horses as they earn their Congress placings and speaking with the future of the industry, the youth, and learning about their goals. It has all been truly inspiring!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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In Memorial – Roy & Joan Ionson

In Memorial
 
The Canadian Quarter Horse Industry lost one of its most influential pioneering couples this year, Roy & Joan Ionson of Georgetown, Ontario.
 
To those who knew Roy & Joan, and were fortunate enough to call them friends and family, there is no shortage of tales that can be told of horses, horse shows, and horse people.
 
The founding president of both the Ontario Quarter Horse Association and the Ontario Rodeo Association, Roy was a member of the Canadian Quarter Horse Association’s board of directors back in the early 1960’s.
 
The couple were well known throughout Canada and internationally, with several ties to other Quarter Horse breeding and sales operations.
 
They raised their children in the industry, operated a impressive tack store and in their later years gladly cheered on their grandchildren in their equestrian endeavors.
 
On behalf of the Canadian Quarter Horse community, CQHA would like to send our condolences to the family, and thank Roy and Joan posthumously for their years of hard work and dedication in support of the breed and industry that we all love.
 
Roy Ionson October 29, 1931 – March 21, 2021
Joan Ionson (nee Worthington) July 24, 1937 – October 6, 2021 – They would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary together this year.
Photos – Ionson Family Archives
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Canadian Results from the 2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress


Please note that all placings listed are as per the Ohio Quarter Horse Association’s Congress website listing the 2021 results.

In some cases not all information is listed on the results sheets for individual classes. If you know of a Canadian bred horse, exhibitor, or owner who has not been included on this list please email admin@cqha.ca with the details, and a member of the CQHA Media Team will address the oversight.

Photo Credits: Shane Rux Photography, InStride Edition, NSBA Way To Go, Tracey Patterson, Katy Jo Zuidema, Rianna Storey, & Jocelyn d’Entremont-McKenzie

 

Canadian Awards Tally

1 - Congress Queen Crown :: 7 - Congress Championships :: 16 - Reserve Congress Champions :: 14 - Top 5 Placings :: 42 - Top 20 Placings

Last updated: October 25, 2021

All American Quarter Horse Congress Queen – Miss Darcy Woods representing the Ontario Quarter Horse Association

Champion – NRHA Youth Reining 13 & Under, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

Champion – NRHA Non Pro Reining Primetime Stakes, Its All Gun owned by Equine Plus Shown and bred by Andre De Bellefeuille – Saint-Basile-Le-Grand, PQ, CA

Champion – Queen Contest Interview – Miss Darcy Woods representing the Ontario Quarter Horse Association

Champion – Queen Contest Written Test – Miss Darcy Woods representing the Ontario Quarter Horse Association

Champion – 2 yr old Open Western Pleasure Stakes NSBA, Look Ma I Madeit, shown by Gil Galyean, and owned by Cory Seebach & Candice Hall of Black Creek, BC

Champion – Level 1 Western Riding 14-18, Canadian bred Hez Pretty Extreme, breeder Bill Rinzema, Keene, ON owned by by Heather Keller and shown by Tatum Keller, El Reno, OK

Champion –  Coughlin NSBA Maiden 2 yr old Western Pleasure Futurity, The Whos Who shown by Canadian Danny Desmond and owned by Wayne & Judy Davis of Reddick, FL

Res Champion – Youth Reining 13 & Under, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

Res Champion – NRHA Non Pro Reining Level 4 Stakes, Its All Gun owned by Equine Plus Shown and bred by Andre De Bellefeuille – Saint-Basile-Le-Grand, PQ, CA.

Res Champion – NRHA Non Pro Reining Level 3 Stakes, Its All Gun owned by Equine Plus Shown and bred by Andre De Bellefeuille – Saint-Basile-Le-Grand, PQ, CA.

Res Champion – NRHA Non Pro Reining Level 2 Stakes, Its All Gun owned by Equine Plus Shown and bred by Andre De Bellefeuille – Saint-Basile-Le-Grand, PQ, CA

Res Champion – NRHA Open Reining Level 2 Futurity, Wannaflashya, owned by Martin Audet shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

Res Champion – Youth Ranch Rail, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

Res Champion – NSBA Youth Ranch Rail, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

Res Champion – Congress Super Sale 2yr old Open Western Pleasure Stakes, Moonshine N Martinis, shown by Canadian Patrick Heeley and owned by Sarah Heeley of Van Meter IA

Res Champion – Congress Super Sale 2yr old Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes Willy Makesya Wonder, owned & shown by Monica Collins or Hamilton, ON

Res Champion, $10,000 Maturity Limited Horse Open Western Pleasure Staked, Canadian bred Sleep In The Moonlite breeder William Cox of Uxbridge, ON shon by Gil Galyean & ownd by Brody Galyean, Purcell, OK

Res Champion – Level 1 Western Riding 14-18, Canadian bred Dunit On The Range, breeder Tracy Rinzema, Keene, ON owned by Round Meadow Ranch and shown by Lillian Woodruff of Atlanta GA

Res Champion – Congress 3yr old NSBA Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle Futurity, Rock N Motion, owned & shown by Sarah Nimigan of Paris, ON

Res Champion  –  Amateur Western Pleasure, Best Brew at the Bar, owned & shown by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

Res Champion  – NSBA Amateur Western Pleasure, Best Brew at the Bar, owned & shown by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

Res Champion – 3yr Old NSBA Open Trail Stakes, Creepin At The Bar, shown by Canadian Robin Frid, owned by Jaclyn White of Argile, TX

Reserve Champion  – SBB Maiden 2 yr old Limited Open Western
Pleasure, Double The Potential, shown by Canadian Dari Rapley and owned by Paul
& Jo Anne Straus of St Clements, ON

3rd – Youth Ranch Trail, Miss Catnic, owned and shown by Jordan Martin of Chalk River, ON

3rd – NRHA Open Reining Level 3 Futurity, Wannaflashya, owned by Martin Audet shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

3rd – Senior Western Pleasure, Best Brew at the Bar, shown by Timothy Zuidema, and owned by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

3rd – NSBA Senior Western Pleasure, Best Brew at the Bar, shown by Timothy Zuidema, and owned by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

4th – NRHA Open Reining Level 2 Futurity, Wannaflashya, owned by Martin Audet shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

4th – NRHA Open Reining Level 2 Futurity, Shiners Hot Cash owned by Serge Primeau

Shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

4th NSBA Youth Ranch Riding l3 & under, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

4thMaturity Western Pleasure Futurity NSBA Limited Open, Best Brew at the Bar, shown by Timothy Zuidema, and owned by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

5th – Amateur Ranch Riding, So Simple So Good, bred by Al Cobham Port Hope, ON owned and shown by Rianna Storey Cambridge, ON

5th Jr Hunter Under Saddle, Armageddon, owned by Barbra Jo Mitchell of Ft Worth TX shown by Canadian Alyse Roberts of Purcell, Oklahoma

5th Level 1 Hunter Under Saddle, Southern Couture, owned by Amanda Head of Yukon OK shown by Canadian Alyse Roberts of Purcell, Oklahoma

5th NSBA Level 1 Hunter Under Saddle, Southern Couture, owned by Amanda Head of Yukon OK shown by Canadian Alyse Roberts of Purcell, Oklahoma

5th  – NSBA Maturity Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes , Best Brew at the Bar, owned & shown by Sarah Nimigan if Paris, ON

6th – Amateur Ranch Trail, So Simple So Good, bred by Al Cobham Port Hope, owned and shown by Rianna Storey Cambridge, ON

5th – SBB 3 yr old NSBA Limited Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Guess Whoo, shown by Brian Bell, owned by Scott & Linda Berwick of Clarence Creek, ON

6th– Congress Super Sale 3ry old open Western Pleasure Stakes, Implacabile, owned by Angela Burgress, and shown by Canadian Danny Desmond of Bangor, PA

6th  – Senior Western Riding, Canadian bred Dunit On The Range, breeder Bill Rinzema, Keene, ON owned by Round MeadowRanch of Atlanta GA, shown by Clint Ainesworth

6th – Youth Western Pleasure 12-14, KM Sudden Asset, owned & shown by Kaidyn Goodwin of Tusket, NS

6th – NSBA Youth Western Pleasure 12-14 , KM Sudden Asset, owned & shown by Kaidyn Goodwin of Tusket, NS

6th – 3 yr old NSBA Limited Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Guess Whoo, shown by Brian Bell, owned by Scott & Linda Berwick of Clarence Creek, ON

7th – NRHA Open Reining Level 2 Futurity, Shiners Hot Cash owned by Serge Primeau, Shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

7th – Congress Super Sale 3yr old Hunter Under Saddle Stakes, Willy Huntin A Win, shown by Tracey Patterson, owned by Amber Zabel of Caledon, ON

7th Open Western Longe Line NSBA Stakes, Take My Heart Away, shown by Anthony Leir, and owned by Rod Jeffries of Shannonville, ON

7th– Congress 3yr old NSBA Limited Open Hunter Under Saddle Futurity, Rock N Motion, shown by Stephanie Armellini, owned by Sarah Nimigan of Paris, ON

7th– Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation, Canadian bred Cruisen For Hotties, bred by Janna Imrieof Ontario, owned and shown by Danica Weber of Dousman, WI

7th – Level 1 NSBA Amateur Trail, More Radiant owned & shown by Craig Cunningham of Burlington, ON

7th – Level 1 Youth Western Pleasure 13 & under, Lazy N Happy, owned & shown by Erin Duquette of Glencoe, ON

7th – Level 1 NSBA Youth Western Pleasure 13 & under, Lazy N Happy, owned & shown by Erin Duquette of Glencoe, ON

8th Non Pro Western Longe Line, Aintnothinboutyou, owned & shown by Rachel Devet of Ponoka, AB

8th – Open Level 1 Western Pleasure, Luna Moon, shown by Angie Rigdon Cannizzaro, and owned by Scott & Linda Berwick of Clarence Creek, ON

8th– Amateur Performance Halter Mares, Lite Sleeper, owned & shown by Jody O’Neill of Caistor Center, ON

8th – Level 1 Amateur Trail, More Radiant owned & shown by Craig Cunningham of Burlington, ON

8th – NSBA Youth Hunter Under Saddle 15-18, Sleepy Monn, owned by Klaus Zabel and shown by Amber Zabel of Caledon, ON

9th – Ltd. Open Performance Mares, Lite Sleeper, shown by Rick Fleetwood, owned by Jody O’Neill, Caistor Center, ON

9th – Youth Hunter Under Saddle 15-18, Sleepy Monn, owned by Klaus Zabel and shown by Amber Zabel of Caledon, ON

10th – Level 1 Youth Trail 14-18, KM Sudden Asset, owned & shown by Kaidyn Goodwin of Tusket, NS

11th – Sr Level 1 Trail, Get Chocolatize, owned and shown by Laurence Lavoie – Tremblay from Saint – Nicolas, QC

11th – 3yr old NSBA Open Western Pleasure SSB Futurity, Luna Moon, shown by Angie Cannizzaro and owned by Scott & Linda Berwick of Clarence Creek, ON

12th – NRHA Non Pro Reining Primetime Stakes, Stari Nite, owned by Equine Plus Shown and bred by Andre De Bellefeuille – Saint-Basile-Le-Grand, PQ, CA.

12th – Open Performance Mares, Lite Sleeper, shown by Rick Fleetwood, owned by Jody O’Neill, Caistor Center, ON

12th – 3yr old NSBA Open Western Pleasure SSB
Futurity, Guess Whoo, shown by Brain Ale and owned by Scott & Linda Berwick
of Clarence Creek, ON

12th – 2yr old NSBA Limited Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stake, Lights N Sirens, owned and shown by Cassandra M onden of Thamesville, ON

13th – 2yr Old Open Western Pleasure NSBA Limited Stakes, No Doubt Chex Me Out, shown by Deseriw Reu, and owned by Shelby Devet of Lacombe AB

13th –Youth Trail 14-18, KM Sudden Asset, owned & shown by Kaidyn Goodwin of Tusket, NS

13th – Coughlin NSBA Maiden 2 yr old Western Pleasure Futurity, Willy Iresistable, shown by Canadian Patrick Heeley, owned by Scott Riden of Good Hope IL

13th – 3yr old NSBA Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Luna Moon, shown by Angie Cannizzaro and owned by Scott & Linda
Berwick of Clarence Creek, ON

14th – NRHA Open Reining Level 3 Futurity, Shiners Hot Cash owned by Serge Primeau Shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

14th – Jr Western Pleasure, Made Ya Look shown by Cody Conover and owned by Brent & Kate Bamford of Calgary, AB

14th – Maiden 2 yr old Limited Open Western Pleasure, Double The Potential, shown by Canadian Dari Rapley and owned by Paul & Jo Anne Straus of St Clements, ON

14th – NSBA Youth Hunter Under Saddle 12 – 14, Ur Gunna Love Me, owned & shown by Erin Duquette of Glencoe, ON.

14th – 3yr old NSBA Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Guess Whoo, shown by Brain Ale and owned by Scott & Linda Berwick
of Clarence Creek, ON

15th – Youth Ranch Trail, Whizenboonsmal bred by David Dorland of Sudbury, Ontario. Owned & shown by Madison Hayden Rafacz of Citra, Florida.

15th Non Pro Western Longe Line, Take My Heart Away, owned & shown by Rod Jeffries of Shannonville, ON

15th – Youth Hunter Under Saddle 12 – 14, Ur Gunna Love Me, owned & shown by Erin Duquette of Glencoe, ON.

16th – NRHA Open Reining Level 3 Futurity, Wannaflashya, owned by Martin Audet shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA.

19th – NRHA Open Reining Level 4 Futurity, Wannaflashya, owned by Martin Audet shown by Barbara Bouchard – Notre Dame De Lourdes, QC, CA 

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