First Arizona Fall Championship Show a Success!

September 30th, 2013 7:55 AM | No Comments

press release

Photo courtesy of Shane Rux/Arizona Fall Championship

Shows one and two of the first annual Arizona Fall Championship were a smashing success! Entry levels were high and the most exciting thing for any one involved in the equine industry was the strong turn out in the Novice division.  The Novice trail had 41 entries, Novice Western Pleasure 31, Novice Western Horsemanship 31, Novice Hunter under Saddle 24, Novice Showmanship 37.  It was great to see so much new interest in the industry.

Entries across all division were high Sr. Trail 74, Sr. Western Riding 44, Green Trail 47, Green Western Riding 46, Select Amateur Trail 37,  Amateur Showmanship 24. Champions crowned in the Trail divisions on Friday:

Novice Youth Trail – Rising Version- Kayla Boconegra

Youth All Breed- Especial Sierra-Madeline Alewin

Youth Trail- She Made it Happen- Cole Gower

Novice Amateur Trail-Rising Version-Kaitlan Bowen

Amateur Select Trail- RA Undisputed- Katherine Tobin

Amateur Trail- Southwestern Gunman- Whitney Walquist

Green Trail- A Classy Chex- Bruce Vickery- Owner Theresa Kohman

Junior Trail-Lets Shake Em Up-Chad Evans-Owner Betty Watt

Senior Trail-Set To Blaze-Chad Evans-Owner Mike and Melissa Nankervis


Photo courtesy of Shane Rux/Arizona Fall Championship

All arenas are being live fed to the internet at Each arena is equipped with a time delay replay monitor for exhibitors to watch their runs, all part of the low $300 all show fee. As always, the West World arenas and ground conditions are being maintained to the highest standards. Exhibitors always appreciate the rubber matted stalls and the cleanliness of the facility. The new climate controlled equidome hosted many of the classes as well as the vendors. The Arizona fall weather has been perfect with cool nights and warm days.

The rest of the classes Championship Rounds continued Saturday and Sunday. Learn more about the show at where you can catch all the live action.

Be sure to save the dates for the 2014 event!


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