During the last week, the Farnam Select All-Around Amateur contenders competed in a variety of events throughout the American Quarter Horse Association’s 2012 Adequan Select World Championship Show. This year, 63 contenders competed for the Farnam Select All-Around Amateur award.
The 2012 Farnam Select All-Around Amateur is Anne Wilson of Dallas who
showed Visible Investment, a 2000 bay gelding by Investment Asset and
out of Visibly Royal. Visible Investment was bred by Donald Moothart of
Fairfield, Iowa. Wilson and Visible Investment earned 50 points
competing in five classes. They placed sixth in performance halter
geldings, fourth in horsemanship, third in hunt seat equitation and a
world championship title in showmanship.
Wilson and Visible Investment received a prize package that included
$10,000, plus $1,000 of Farnam products, an original Lisa Perry bronze,
an embroidered horse blanket and a rose bouquet.
The 2012 Farnam Select Reserve All-Around Amateur is Lori Bucholz of
Waterloo, Nebraska. Bucholz showed her American Quarter Horse, Larks
Happy Days, who is a 2002 bay gelding. Larks Happy Days, sired by Rugged
Lark and out of Emma Big Leaguer, was bred by Stephen Holloway of
Lamar, Arkansas. Bucholz and Larks Happy Days earned 31 points competing
in five classes. The pair placed sixth in working hunter, third in
pleasure driving, fifth in hunter hack and received the world
championship title in equitation over fences.
Bucholz and Larks Happy Days received a prize package of $2,500, plus $500 in Farnam product and a silver bowl.
Christine Hocutt-Senteney of Burbank, California, and her homebred
American Quarter Horse, Bellieve Hes Blazing, who is a 1998 brown
gelding, were named third Farnam Select All-Around Amateur. Bellieve Hes
Blazing is sired by Blazing Hot and out of Bell Of The Barn. They
earned a total of 31 points in four classes. The team placed eighth in
hunt seat equitation, sixth in western riding and received the world
championship title in horsemanship.
Rodger Call of Fort Worth, Texas, and his American Quarter Horse, Go Big
Sky, a 2001 grey gelding, were named fourth-place Farnam Select
All-Around Amateur, along with the first Farnam Super-Select All-Around
Amateur title. The Super-Select All-Around Amateur recognizes the top
70-and-over competitor who is an All-Around Amateur contender at the
Adequan Select World. Go Big Sky, sired by Skys Blue Boy and out of Mark
Favorite, was bred by Melissa Cason of Bigfork, Montana. Call and Go
Big Sky earned a total of 30 points in four classes. The pair placed
sixth in equitation over fences and sixth in hunter hack, along with
capturing the reserve world champion title in working hunter saddle and
the world champion title in pleasure driving.
Dr. Scott Myers of Sharon Center, Ohio, and Capture The Flag were named
fifth-place Farnam Select All-Around Amateur. The 2004 black gelding,
sired by The Last Captive and out of Magic Image, was bred by
Professional Auction Services of Round Hill, Virginia. Dr. Myers and
“Radar” earned a total of 26 points in four classes. The team placed
fourth in working hunter, equitation over fences and jumping, along with
third place in hunter hack.
All-Around Amateur third through fifth place received a prize package that included $1,000, plus $250 in Farnam product.
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AQHA celebrated the 10th year of the Adequan Select World,
which is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors, ages
50 and over, around the world. These exhibitors must qualify for the
event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of
the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. The
1,273 entries at this year’s event, representing competitors from 40 of
the United States, Argentina, Canada and Sweden, competed for 43 world
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