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WWU Wins Missouri Horse Shows Association Awards

Jimmy Bushard on Lydian, who took first in ASB Three Gaited Park Open.
Photo by Rick Osteen.


FULTON, MOWilliam Woods University’s equestrian studies division recently took home 42 awards from the Missouri Horse Shows Association (MHSA) awards presentation.


Awards won by WWU went to William Woods-owned horses and were based on the number of wins by horses during the 2005 show season at member shows throughout Missouri.


These included such shows at the Missouri State Fair, the St. Louis National Charity Show and the American Royal, as well as shows in many neighboring states. Various equestrian students rode the horses, and awards were won in every concentration offered at the school (dressage, hunter/jumper, western and saddle seat).


The following WWU horses earned awards:


Four WWU horses received High Percentage awards in dressage. Funny Face took first place in Training Level with a score of 65.800. An Honest Request took second with a score of 65.769. Concerto took third in First Level with a score of 62.957. Marvin took first in Second Level with a score of 63.191.


Two dressage High Point Awards went to Marvin, for Second Level, and Exquisit TC for Third Level.


WWU also took numerous awards in hunter/jumper, western and saddle seat. Placing first were five horses: Thomas Equinas in Beginner Rider Hunter; Private Charmer in Limit Rider Hunter, Amateur; I Found My Champagne in ASB Five Gaited Show Pleasure, as well as winning the ASHA Pleasure Horse Association Award for Five Gaited Show Pleasure; CH Odds on Spectre in ASB Country English Pleasure and Lydian in ASB Three Gaited Park Open.


Three horses placed second: Promise To Command in Morgan English Pleasure, Open; Odese K in Open English Pleasure, and Outstanding in USEF Level 3 Jumper.


Third place honors went to: Import 22 in Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35; Get In Line in USEF Level 5 & Above; Uptown Talk To Me in Open Trail; Mondial in ASB Five Gaited Junior Exhibitor and Woodland’s Eclipse in USEF Level 3 Jumper.


Taking fourth place were: Capitol Gain, in Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35; Perfect Pizzaz in Beginner Rider Hunter; Thomas Equinas in Limit Rider Hunter; Charley Brown in Novice Rider, Jumper; Netherlands in Adult Jumper; Woodland’s Eclipse in USEF Level 5 & Above Jumper and Uptown Talk To Me in Open Western Pleasure, Adult Exhibitor.


Fifth place winners were: Cartier in Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35; Fergus O’Sullivan in Beginner Rider Hunter and Limit Rider Hunter, Adult; Uptown Talk To Me in MHSA Arabian Western Pleasure; MJK Seize Command in Morgan English Pleasure, Open; Jackalope and Get In Line both tied for the USEF Level 3 Jumper and Get In Line and Fiona both tied for the USEF Level 4 Jumper.


Taking sixth place were: J Arthur in Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35; Dempsey in Beginner Rider Hunter; Detante in Adult Jumper; MJK Seize Command in Morgan English Pleasure, and a tie between Woodland’s Eclipse and Rum Point in USEF Level 4 Jumper.



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