The 2017 Arabian Professional & Amateur Horseman’s Association Award Winners Announced

February 27, 2018

 

 

Congratulations to the Arabian Professional & Amateur Horseman’s Association (APAHA) 2017 Award Winners. The APAHA Awards recognizes individuals and horses in the Arabian horse industry.

 

 

 

People Awards:

HORSEMAN OF THE YEAR
Rob Bick
 

HORSEWOMAN OF THE YEAR
Caralyn Schroter

 

BREEDER OF THE YEAR
Tim & Marty Shea

 

AMATEUR OF THE YEAR
Michelle Pease Paulsen

 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Pepper Proffit

 

INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR
Jessica Bein

 

PROFESSIONAL WORKING WESTERN
Jill Mitchell

 

AMATEUR WORKING WESTERN
Cotton McNutt

 

YOUTH WORKING WESTERN
Wyatt Potts

 

PROFESSIONAL WESTERN
Rob Bick

 

AMATEUR WESTERN
Rod Powell

 

YOUTH WESTERN
Tabitha Bell

 

PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH
Jessica Clinton DeSoto

 

AMATEUR ENGLISH
Lara Ames

 

YOUTH ENGLISH
Rex White

 

PROFESSIONAL HUNTER/SHOW HACK
Liz Bentley

 

AMATEUR HUNTER/SHOW HACK
Peggy Weems

 

YOUTH HUNTER/SHOW HACK
Peyton Randle

 

RISING STAR
Josh Shino

 

PROFESSIONAL HALTER
Grant Krohn

 

YOUTH/ADULT AMATEUR HALTER
Lara Ames

 

Horse Awards

OVERALL LEADING SIRE OF THE YEAR
Sundance Kid V – owned by James Frank and Sara Chisholm

 

PUREBRED HALTER HORSE OF THE YEAR
Hariry Al Shaqab – owned by Al Shaqab

 

HALF-ARABIAN HALTER HORSE OF THE YEAR
VSH Dominic – owned by Texie Lowery

 

PUREBRED SADDLE SEAT HORSE OF THE YEAR
Inception – owned by Maroon Fire Arabians, Inc.

 

HALF-ARABIAN SADDLE SEAT HORSE OF THE YEAR
CF Jimmy Neutron – owned by Burrline LLC

 

PUREBRED HUNTER HORSE OF THE YEAR
TS Virtuoso – owned by Terra Sano Ventures LLC

 

HALF-ARABIAN HUNTER HORSE OF THE YEAR
Lightning McQueen – owned by Katie and Joe Russell

 

PUREBRED WESTERN HORSE OF THE YEAR
Diesel Smoke CBA – owned by Timberidge Family LLP

 

HALF-ARABIAN WESTERN HORSE OF THE YEAR
Caliente Virtuoso – owned by Robin Porter

 

PUREBRED SPECIALTY HORSE OF THE YEAR
(Driving, Side Saddle, Show Hack, Native Costume)
Noble at Midnight – owned by Burrline LLC

 

HALF-ARABIAN SPECIALTY HORSE OF THE YEAR
(Driving, Side Saddle, Show Hack, Native Costume)
Nutcracker Sweet PF – owned by Juliette Dell

 

PUREBRED WORKING WESTERN HORSE OF THE YEAR
TA Khalil – owned by Buckshot Farms

 

HALF-ARABIAN WORKING WESTERN HORSE OF THE YEAR
Whoa Dam It – owned by Myranda or Athena North

 

According to the APAHA website, it is an organization that is “committed to expanding the popularity of our breed by broadening the public’s awareness and appreciation of the Arabian horse, and to bring new enthusiasts to the sport of owning and showing Arabian horses. Our efforts are driven by the desire to make our breed known as the pinnacle of the horse show world, and our championship events premier public entertainment that reward participants and spectators in every way.”

 

 

To view the APAHA nomination criteria and process or to learn more about the organization, please visit apaha.com

 

 

 

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