2016 Awards Banquet

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“Ham Phillips” Special Achievement Award
ROBIN BARROW

This award is given for special contribution to the Quarter Horse Industry through GQHA.
The individual should demonstrate remarkable sportsmanship, high ethical standards and put
forth special effort in furthering GQHA and the equine industry over time.


”Randy Wilson” Professional Horseman of the Year
GLENN WELLS

This memorial award is given for outstanding involvement with GQHA as a professional horseman
who demonstrates high standards of personal behavior, ethical conduct and professional carriage.


Amateur of the Year Award
CHRIS THRUSH

This award is presented to an amateur based on sportsmanship, competitive spirit throughout
the year, contribution of effort to the organization and leadership.


Roland Stacey Sportsmanship Award
AUTUMN HART
This award is presented to the youth who has best displayed admirable sportsmanship
and leadership qualities. Nominations for this award must come from GQHYA member(s).


Horse of the Year Award

IMA KRYSTAL PISTOL – Diane Richardson
This award is presented in memory of GPF Legal Version to the horse who exemplifies
fortitude, strength, and courage; and who is honest, dependable, and athletic.
This horse does his job at every show and has personality and charisma.


AQHA MVP Professional Horseman Award
JONATHAN HIMES
This award is given to the Most Valuable AQHA Professional Horseman belonging
to each state and provincial affiliate in recognition of service and support to that affiliate.

2016 Year End Awards

Blakely Abbott & Hobby Man
1st Novice Youth Walk Trot Western Pleasure
1st Novice Youth Walk Trot Horsemanship
1st Novice Youth Walk Trot Trail
2nd 13 & Under Youth Showmanship
2nd  Novice Youth W/T Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd Novice Youth W/T Hunter Under Saddle

Samantha Aderhold & Beyond The Best
1st 14-18 Youth Western Pleasure
1st Senior Western Pleasure

Samantha Aderhold & Class With Potential
2nd Senior Hunter Under Saddle

Robin Barrow & Heza Blazin Machine
1st Novice Amateur Western Pleasure
1st Amateur Western Pleasure
1st Amateur Showmanship
3rd Amateur Performance Geldings
3rd Open Performance Geldings
3rd Amateur Western Horsemanship
3rd  Amateur Trail
3rd Open Green Trail

Jenna Beare & Back Seat Version
3rd 14-18 Youth Showmanship

Jaclyn Beckley & JDG All The Rage
1st Novice Amateur Western Horsemanship
3rd Novice Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation

Hannah Bedwell & DoYou Have TheMagic
1st Amateur Hunter Hack
1st Open Hunter Hack
1st Amateur Working Hunter
1st Open Working Hunter
1st Amateur Equitation Over Fences

Maggie Bellville & Im A Natural Detail
1st Amateur Performance Mares
1st Open Performance Mares
1st Select Amateur Showmanship
1st Select Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
1st Senior Hunter Under Saddle

Maggie Bellville & My Only Good Shoes
2nd Open Performance Mares

Brianne Bielecki & Ima Final Version
1st Novice Amateur Western Riding
1st Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd  Novice Amateur Ranch Riding
2nd Amateur Ranch Riding
3rd Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Madelyn Bush & Just Me Too
1st Novice Youth Showmanship
2nd Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle
2nd Novice Youth Western Horsemanship
2nd Novice Youth Trail
3rd  Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
3rd  Novice Youth Western Pleasure

Jarrett Cartee & Lopin On A Good Bar
2nd Novice Amateur Western Horsemanship

Charles Cerrone & Hez Packing Heat
1st Open Aged Geldings
3rd Amateur Aged Geldings

Colter Chasteen & Cowboy Kruzer
3rd Youth Aged Geldings

Melissa Chasteen & Cowboy Kruzer
1st Novice Amateur W/T Western Pleasure

Laurel Christopher & Vintage Good Version
1st Youth Performance Mares

Lisa Clark & Dreamin Of A Zippo
3rd Senior Western Pleasure

Lisa Clark & More Than Radical
2nd Senior Western Pleasure

Lisa Clark & Shes Willy Awesome
3rd  Green Western Pleasure

Robby Clem & This Is Dee One
1st 13 & Under Youth Trail
2nd  13 & Under Youth Western Horsemanship

Robby Clem & Whats The Occasion
3rd  13 & Under Youth Showmanship

Millie Corder & Believe Im The One
1st Amateur Aged Mares
1st Open Ages Mares

Anna Cramer & Lopin Lika Lexus
2nd Amateur Performance Halter Geldings
2nd Open Performance Geldings
2nd Novice Amateur W/T Trail
3rd Amateur Western Pleasure

Jillian Darden & Impressions Of Amigo
2nd 13 & Under Youth Trail
2nd 13 & Under Youth Western Riding
3rd  Novice Youth Trail

Jillian Darden & In Case U Hadn Noticed
1st Youth Aged Mares
3rd  13 & Under Youth Western Pleasure

Pam Duer & O No Not Again
2nd Select Amateur Western Pleasure

Tori Ferriera & Be Won RV Machine
1st Junior Western Pleasure
1st Junior Trail
3rd 14-18 Youth Western Pleasure
3rd  14-18 Youth Trail

Hayley Freeman & Suddenly Best Man
1st Novice Youth Trail
1st Open Green Trail
1st Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
1st 13 & Under Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
1st 13 & Under Youth Western Pleasure
1st 13 & Under Youth Western Horsemanship
1st Novice Youth Western Riding
1st 13 & Under Youth Western Riding
3rd  13 & Under Youth trail

Kendall Gill & Huntin Lucky Charms
1st Youth Performance Geldings
1st Novice Youth Ranch Riding
1st 14-18 Youth Ranch Riding
2nd 14-18 Youth Hunter Under Saddle
2nd 14-18 Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
3rd 14-18 Youth Western Horsemanship

Andrea Gonzalez & A Radical Sleep
2nd 13 & Under Youth Hunter Under Saddle

Jennifer Green & EZ Rockin Career
3rd Green Hunter Under Saddle

Rebecca Hardman & Ima Final Version
2nd Open Ranch Riding

Autumn Hart & Only A Natural
3rd  Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle

Daniel Henson & Bud Light Please
1st Select Amateur Western Riding
2nd Select Amateur Western Horsemanship
2nd Select Amateur Trail
2nd Senior Western Riding

Lee Hill & Alittlebit Of The Best
3rd Select Amateur Western Pleasure

Lee Hill & Flippen Good Time
2nd Select Amateur Western Riding
3rd Novice Amateur Western Riding
3rd Select Amateur Trail

Marlee Hill & Flippen Good Time
1st Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
2nd Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd Amateur Horsemanship
2nd  Amateur Trail
2nd  Amateur Western Riding

Kara Kaufmann & Absolute Good Time
1st 14-18 Youth Hunter Under Saddle
1st 14-18 Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd 14-18 Youth Showmanship
2nd 14-18 Youth Western Horsemanship
2nd 14-18 Youth Western Riding
2nd Youth Performance Geldings
3rd Novice Youth Western Riding

Donna Kerr & What A Good Story
2nd Senior Trail
3rd Open Aged Mares
3rd  Novice Amateur Trail

Callie Kerr & What A Good Story
1st Novice Amateur W/T Trail

Julie Kirsch & Don’t Rev My Motor
2nd Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Rebecca Koivisto & Hez Simply Dynamic
1st Novice Amateur Showmanship
2nd Novice Amateur Trail
2nd Open Green Trail
3rd Senior Trail

Gabrielle Kostiuk & Xtra Hot Irons
3rd select Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Hailey Lane & E Z Street
1st Youth 2 Year Old Geldings

Lexie Lane & Its Amazing
1st 14-18 Youth Showmanship
1st 14-18 Youth Western Horsemanship
1st 14-18 Youth Western Riding
2nd Novice Youth Western Riding
2nd  14-18 Youth Trail

Erin Mask & Figured Out Vegas
2nd  14-18 Youth Ranch Riding

Erin Mask & Shes Very Cool
1st Youth Two Year Old Mares
1st Open Two Year Old Mares

Gracie McBride & Hez Just Got It
1st Youth Aged Geldings
1st Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle
1st Novice Youth Western Horsemanship
2nd  Green Hunter Under Saddle
2nd  Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
3rd 14-18 Youth Hunter Under Saddle
3rd  14-18 Youth Hunt Seat Equitation

Lexie McCallar & Shes Always Heavenly
1st 13 & Under Youth Showmanship
1st  13 & Under Youth Hunter Under Saddle
2nd  Youth Performance Mares
2nd 13 & Under Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd  Novice Youth Western Pleasure
2nd  13 & Under Youth Western Pleasure
3rd  13 & Under Youth Western Horsemanship

Malori Mobley & What Do We Do
3rd  13 & Under Hunter Under Saddle
3rd  13 & Under Youth Hunt Seat Equitation

Killian Mullen & Certifiably Good
2nd  Junior Hunter Under Saddle

Killian Mullen & More To Zip
1st Open Green Western Riding
3rd  Junior Trail
3rd  14-18 Youth Trail

Kelly Mundrick & Good Time Blazer
2nd  Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation

Ora Sue Nagy & Spark Of Impulse
2nd  Open Green Western Riding

Evelyn Padgett & BPF Existing Fear
1st Amateur Aged Geldings
2nd  Open Aged Geldings

Linda Parker & Are We Chippen
1st Select Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation

Adrianna Peevy & Rockn The Blues
1st 14-18 Youth Trail
2nd  Junior Trail
2nd  14-18 Youth Western Pleasure
3rd  Novice Youth Western Horsemanship

Mindi Posey & Gota Wear My Silks
2nd  Amateur Performance Mares
3rd  Novice Amateur Western Horsemanship

Scott Reinartz & Investin A Goodbar
1st Amateur Pleasure Driving
1st Open Pleasure Driving
3rd  Amateur Showmanship
3rd  Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
3rd  Amateur Western Riding

Lauren Sanders & Absolutely Watch Me
1st  Novice Youth W/T Hunter Under Saddle
1st Novice Youth W/T Hunt Seat Equitation
1st Novice Youth W/T Western Horsemanship
2nd  Novice Youth W/T Western Pleasure
2nd Novice Youth W/T Trail

Angie Schmeck & Figured Out Vegas
3rd  Open Ranch Riding

Angie Schmeck & Pepinics Chic
3rd  Amateur Ranch Riding

Angie Schmeck & Redheaded Ranger
1st Open Aged Stallions
1st Amateur Ranch Riding
1st Open Ranch Riding

Cassidy Scott & JDG Vested Career
1st Novice Youth Western Pleasure
2nd  Youth Aged Geldings
3rd  Novice Youth Showmanship
3rd  14-18 Youth Western Riding

Karen Singletary & Chilled Patrone
1st Amateur Reining
1st  Novice Amateur Ranch Riding
2nd  Novice Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd  Select Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
2nd  Novice Amateur Western Riding
3rd  Select Amateur Western Riding

Karen Singletary & Starbucks Hot Coffee
2nd  Amateur Reining
1st  Open Reining

Peter Sloane & Broadway Lites
3rd  Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Alaina Smith & Some Kind Of Radical
2nd  Green Western Pleasure

Alaina Smith & Too Flashy To Zip
2nd  Novice Youth Showmanship
3rd  Youth Performance Geldings

Mario Spinella & Historyrepeatsitself
3rd  Novice Amateur Western Pleasure

Melissa Spinella & KM Boalicious
1st  Amateur Performance Geldings
1st  Open Performance Geldings
1st  Novice Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
1st  Select Amateur Western Pleasure
1st  Select Amateur Western Horsemanship
1st  Novice Amateur Trail
1st  Select Amateur Trail
2nd  Select Amateur Showmanship
3rd  Senior Western Riding

Melissa Spinella & UF Lethal Investment
1st  Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
1st  Green Hunter Under Saddle
2nd  Select Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Dawn Storm & JK Mo Betta
2nd  Amateur Aged Geldings
3rd  Open Aged Geldings

Janie Strahan & CK Cool Deception
1st  Amateur Three Year Old Mares
1st  Open Three Year Old Mares

Shannon Thrower & Invited To A Goodbar
1st  Amateur Western Horsemanship
1st  Amateur Trail
1st  Senior Trail
1st  Amateur Western Riding
1st  Senior Western Riding
2nd  Amateur Showmanship
2nd  Amateur Western Pleasure
3rd  Novice Amateur Showmanship

Chris Thrush & Can You Say Dynamic
3rd  Select Amateur Showmanship
3rd  Select Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
3rd  Select Amateur Western Horsemanship

Justine Tidwell & Hez My Valentino
1st  Novice Amateur Hunter Hack
1st  Novice Amateur Working Hunter
1st  Novice Amateur Equitation Over Fences

Kristin Tullis & Flirtin With The Boys
2nd  Amateur Aged Mares
2nd  Open Aged Mares

Dawn Welch & Good Gosh Im Hot
3rd  Novice Youth W/T Western Pleasure

Melissa Wilkes & RR Moonlight Dancing
1st  Green Western Pleasure
2nd  Novice Amateur Western Pleasure

Melissa Wilkes & You Stop My Heart
3rd  Junior Hunter Under Saddle
3rd  Green Western Riding

Andrea Williams & Call Me A Hot Mess
1st  Junior Hunter Under Saddle
2nd  Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle

Tanya Woodard & Honestly Good
2nd  Novice Amateur Showmanship

Lauran Yonn & Elegantly Pizzazzed
3rd  Amateur Aged Mares
3rd  Open Aged Mares

High Points

High Point Lead Line
Ella Peskin & Don’t Skip Will


High Point Small Fry
Lauren Sanders & Absolutely Watch Me
Reserve
Laurel Christopher & Vintage Good Version


High Point Halter Stallion
Angie Schmeck & Redheaded Ranger


High Point Halter Mare
Millie Corder & Believe Im The One
Reserve
Erin Mask & Shes Very Cool


High Point Halter Gelding
Charles Cerrone & Hez Packing Heat
Reserve
Evelyn Padgett & BPF Existing Fear

All Arounds

Open All Around
Tori Ferreira & Be Won RV Machine
Reserve
Scott Reinartz & Investin A Goodbar


Novice Amateur All Around
Karen Singletary & Chilled Patrone
Reserve
Chris Thrush & Can You Say Dynamic


Amateur All Around
Shannon Thrower & Invited To A Goodbar
Reserve
Robin Barrow & Heza Blazing Machine


Select Amateur All Around
Melissa Spinella & KM Boalicious
Reserve
Maggie Bellville & Im A Natural Detail


Novice Youth All Around
Gracie McBride & Hez Just Got It
Reserve
Madelyn Bush & Just Me Too


13 & Under All Around
Hayley Freeman & Suddenly Best Man
Reserve
Lexie McCallar & Shes Always Heavenly


14-18 All Around
Kara Kaufman & Absolute Good Time
Reserve
Lexie Lane & Its Amazing