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ASHA Annual Awards Luncheon



   

The ASHA Awards luncheon featured two dramatic speakers. Tandy Patrick, chairman of the Kentucky Horse Park and Jim Host, chairman of the 2010 World Equestrian Games, addressed the audience to discuss the upcoming World Equestrian Games to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in 2010. This is the largest single sporting event to come to the Southeastern United States. It will feature seven equestrian events and officials expect 500-600 thousand people to attend, 40% of those visiting from outside the United States. This is the first time the games have been held within the United States.

                       
            Jim Host, chairman of the 2010 World Equestrian Games  


Scott and Carol Matton were also honored at the luncheon with the National Horseman Castleman Award. A gracious Scott Matton accepted the award but insisted that it should have been given to Knollwood Farm to include all of their instructors, assistants and staff.

                          
                              Castleman Award winner, Scott Matton
   
The American Saddlebred Association of Wisconsin and American Saddle Horse Association of Virginia were honored as the Charter Clubs of the Year.

                  
      Carol Reedy (left) of ASHAV and Shelagh Roell (right) of ASAW,
    accepting Charter Clubs of the Year from ASHA President Fred Sarver

 

The National Pleasure Horse Awards were also presented. Andy Freseth was on hand to accept an armload of winning coolers. 

      
   Andy Freseth represented several            Mary Strohfus accepted her award
     of Hollow Haven’s winners.                           for Sedona Red. 

 

The winners of the National Pleasure Horse Awards are as follows:
   

Three-Gaited Show Pleasure Adult    

CH Ninety-Eight Degrees  - Alice Unger
   

Three-Gaited Show Pleasure Junior Exhibitor (tie)    

Vegas Dreams - Victoria McCune    

Wind Cruzer  - Callie Smith
   

Western Country Pleasure    

Sedona Red  - Mary Strohfus
   

Five-Gaited Show Pleasure
   

Stonewall's Stargate - Patrice Watson
   

Show Pleasure Driving    

CH Heir's Town - Alice Unger
   

Country Pleasure Driving    

CH Callaway's Pretty Penny - Nancy Anderson
   

Country Pleasure Junior Exhibitor    

The Bachelor Prince - Christy Bennett
   

Country Pleasure Adult
CH The Shadow Knows - Sherry Frankel-Deal   

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