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A Golden Day Of Competition On Wednesday



Day five of the Grand National and World Championship Morgan Horse Show featured a trio of outstanding sessions with many horses competing for the first time of the week in some entertaining qualifiers along with the crowning of nine world champions. The evening session came to a memorable close in the AMHA Saddle Seat Medal Finals. Thirteen riders were selected from Monday’s preliminary to return for a chance to earn the coveted Gold Medal. Following Wednesday night’s rail work and individual patterns, Alyssa Wick was crowned the champion with proud parents Lyle and Colleen instructing her to the honors.

 

The first world champion of the day is no stranger to the Oklahoma winner’s circle as Rum Brook Immortal Mystic added to his illustrious record as the unanimous World Champion Junior Exhibitor Classic Pleasure Saddle 13 & Under with Lauren Lang. The inaugural Walk-Trot Hunter Pleasure World Championship went back to Maine as Fiddler’s Camelot and Brooke Alley won the roses following a split class with a showback. Carolyn Gibbard earned the Masters Classic Pleasure Saddle World Championship for the second year in a row as she rode IGF Coeur Et Ame to this year’s victory. Austin McLallin and HVK Primary Light led the way in the Junior Exhibitor Pleasure Driving 13 & Under World Championship for PlayMor Farm. SpringMill Madison scored a unanimous win in the Three-Year-Old Hunter Pleasure World Championship with Mary Carlton providing the winning ride for SpringMill Morgans.

 

The evening session featured the crowning of the World Futurity Three-Year-Old Classic Pleasure Driving Champion as Bred To Boogie (TVM I Promise x J’st Coastn Countess) won the honors for Epona Morgans with Paul Brisco handling the lines. Inga Johnson and Park Place Dominion started off a memorable night at Hardwood Creek as they jogged away with the Junior Exhibitor Western Pleasure 13 & Under World Championship. Topping a field of 27 after a ten-horse workout, HDP Noble Warrior and Paul Messier collected the roses in the Amateur Hunter Pleasure World Championship. It was another great night in Oklahoma for Boogie Nights as he was named the Classic Pleasure Saddle World Grand Champion for the third year in a row as new owner Ann Marie Biron earned her first world title in unanimous fashion. For complete Wednesday results, **CLICK HERE**.

 

 

Scenes from Wednesday’s Grand National:


 

Cary and Jennifer Lang greeted daughter Lauren

and World Champion Rum Brook Immortal Mystic.


Bada Bing and Phil Alderman enjoyed their first

trip under the lights with a unanimous win in

the Amateur English Pleasure Geldings.


 

CCR’s Outrajus Corajus and Gerry Rushton

earned a crowd-pleasing victory pass

in the Pleasure Driving Stallions.


 

Erotic Dancer and Dawn Fire returned

to center stage as they collected

the Ladies Park Saddle Mares victory.


 

CN Grand Style and Rebecca Sebastian

awaited their victory pass in the

Amateur Ladies Pleasure Driving

directed by Jim Lowry.


 

Alison Bendele achieved a memorable ride

down victory lane in the Amateur Roadster

Under Saddle aboard MEM No Inhabitions.


 

Mary Carlton guided HDP Noble Warrior and

Paula Messier to the winner’s circle in the 27- entry

Amateur Hunter Pleasure World Championship.


 

Boogie Nights and Ann Marie Biron

enjoyed a unanimous victory

for the roses in the Classic Pleasure

Saddle World Grand Championship.


 

Dragonsmeade Fusion and Iann Fu Longenecker

teamed up for the winning drive in the

Amateur Park Harness Mares and Geldings

to add to a victorious week for Dragonsmeade.


 

Alyssa Wick closed out the evening

with the winning ride to earn

the AMHA Saddle Seat Gold Medal.







 

 

 

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