Black Hills Summer Circuit Quarter Horse Show
for Tri-State Livestock News
Long established and considered by many as one of their “favorite show circuits,” the Black Hills Summer Circuit Quarter Horse Show once again drew approximately 2,400 entries. July 10-13 at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, S.D., the show used a split combined format and drew contestants from Florida, New York, California, Texas and all points in between.
Three judges the first two days and two judges on the last two days allowed the contestants AQHA points in five shows while only showing their horses twice in their respective classes. Judging the 2014 BHSC were Jennifer Thompson, Reno, Nev.; Russ Smith, Whitesboro, Texas; Delena Doyle, Azle, Texas; Kelly Smith, Madison, Miss.; and Jeff Buck from McCordsville, Ind.
Capturing six Circuit Championships in 2014 was My Bar Passer owned by Scott Reinartz, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.. Reinartz, the 2014 BHSC Amateur High Point, earned four Circuit Championships competing in that division – Performance Geldings, Trail, Western Pleasure and Western Horsemanship. He also won the Circuit in Open Performance Geldings and the Senior Trail with his trainer Miya Childers from Elizabeth, Colo.
Owned by Kendra Whitney from Anaheim, Calif., Poison Rain left the BHSC with three Circuit and three Reserve Championships. Shown by her trainer, Leslie Vagneur Lange, Greeley, Colo., they won the Circuit in Green Western Pleasure, Green Western Riding and Junior Trail. Lange also won the Reserve Circuit Championship in Junior Western Pleasure with Whitney being named the 2014 BHSC Reserve Circuit Champions in both the Novice Amateur Western Pleasure and Amateur Western Pleasure.
2-Year-Old Stallions – Pizzazzatude, Judy Snow; Aged Stallions – Dakota Jack, Verla Schaer; Performance Stallions – Intersection, Jestin Simper; Yearling Mares – Secretess, William Timan; 3-Year-Old Mares – Extremely Dominant, Randy Bourne; Aged Mares – LU Sierra Cool, Diane Pilant; 2-Year-Old Mares – C Elegans, Linda Henderson; Yearling Geldings – Image Approved, Joe Ascheman; 3-Year-Old Geldings – Invitationforeaster, Victoria Cuka; Performance Geldings – My Bar Passer, Scott Reinartz.
Amateur 2-Year-Old Stallions – Pizzazzatude, Judy Snow; Amateur Performance Stallions – Chex Two Bucks, Jeanne Uherka; Amateur Yearling Mares – Secretess, William Timan; Amateur 2-Year-Old Mares – C Elegans, Linda Henderson; Amateur Aged Mares – Lu Sierra Cool, Diane Pilant; Amateur Aged Stallions – Arrayed The Best, Emily Kabeiseman; Amateur Yearling Geldings – Image Approved, Joe Ascheman; Amateur Performance Geldings – My Bar Passer, Scott Reinartz; Amateur 3-Year-Old Geldings – Invitationforeaster, Victoria Cuka.
Youth 3-Year-Old Mares – BMQ Lady Got Game, Cassandra Townsend; Youth Performance Mares – Miss Kane Is Invited, Shelby Holmes; Youth Aged Geldings – Hot Invitations Only, Emily Johnson; Youth Performance Geldings – Incredibly Natural, Isabella Roof. Amateur Showmanship – Chelsie McAllister, KCS Rockin Rudy; Amateur Select Showmanship – Connie Armstrong, Always By Invitation; Novice Amateur Showmanship – Sharon Roof, Incredibly Natural; Youth Showmanship 13 & Under – Kaleb Nicolson, Chex N Stockings; Youth Showmanship 14-18 – Kate McCoy, Sir Magic Man; Novice Youth Showmanship – Claire Longhenry, A Flower From KC.
Senior Hunter Under Saddle – One Special Moment, Leslie Lange; Green Hunter Under Saddle – Cookies N Chips, Lisa Hermanson; Amateur Hunter Under Saddle /Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation – Kamanyawannadance, Peyton Bivins; Amateur Hunter Under Saddle – Hes A Tall Tail, Jennifer Morris; Hunter Under Saddle 13 & Under – Hot N Handsome Me, Mamie Hertel; Hunter Under Saddle 14-18 – Incredibly Natural, Isabella Roof; Hunt Seat Equitation 14-18 – Natalia Devencenty, KM Boalicious; Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle/Hunt Seat Equitation/Novice Amateur Western Riding – Terry McDowell, Whisker Dude; Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation – Claire Longhenry, A Flower From KC; Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle – Shot Of Chocolate, Alexis Stucky.
Junior Ranch Horse Pleasure – Ima Striking Dually, Keith Thomas; Senior Ranch Horse Pleasure – Smart Peppy Twist, Lynda Hardrick; Amateur Ranch Horse Pleasure – Merrys Dun Kidding, George Pfeiffer; Youth Ranch Horse Pleasure – Pepelan, Tee Aune; Junior Reining – Ima Striking Dually, Keith Thomas; Senior Reining – Suna Mac Jack, Kenneth Thomas; Amateur Reining – One Ruf Dun It, Natalie Murphy; Novice Amateur Reining – Im Dusta Gentleman, Elizabeth Strand; Youth Reining – Chex N Stockings, Kaleb Nicholson; Novice Youth Reining – Cuttin My Chex, Keeley Hartman.
Amateur Western Horsemanship/Amateur Western Pleasure/Amateur Trail/Senior Trail – My Bar Passer, Scott Reinartz; 2-Year-Old Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure – BF Fun Size, Marnie McDowall; Junior Western Pleasure – Raisan Kane, Steve Martin; Senior Western Pleasure/Senior Western Riding – The Immortal, Leslie Lange; Green Western Pleasure/Green Western Riding/Junior Trail – Poison Rain, Kendra Whitney; Amateur Select Western Pleasure – Charasmatic Zipper, Tom Kirshenbaum; Western Pleasure 14-18 – KM Boalicious , Natalia Devencenty; Youth Western Pleasure 13 & Under – Miss Kane Is Invited, Shelby Holmes; Amateur Select Horsemanship – Connie Holtz, Zans Dam Impressive; Novice Youth Western Pleasure – Deluxe Goods, Madelyn Seidel; Youth Western Horsemanship 13 & Under – Claire McDowall, The Ultimate Zip; Youth Western Horsemanship 14-18 – Klay McDowall, Certainly A Blaze; Novice Youth Western Horsemanship/Novice Youth Western Riding – Gina Elmore, Premiere Edition Bar; Green Trail – Al About Luv, Kelly McDowall; Amateur Select Trail – Zippos Dallas Star, Judy Burke; Novice Amateur Trail/Novice Amateur Horsemanship/Novice Amateur Western Pleasure – Best One Out There, Kim Clinco; Youth Trail – The Ultimate Zip, Claire McDowall; Novice Youth Trail – Leaguers Lopin Delux, Sentel Johnson.
Amateur Western Riding – Wrought Iron Blues, Juliana Blackburn-Baskin; Youth Western Riding – KM Boalicious, Natalia Devencenty; Yearling Longe Line – Ride Me Please, Heidi DeJong. F
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