Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity 2015

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Jay Starnes and Lazy Illusion, Champions in the 2015 Tom Powers Triple Challenge Maiden 2YO Sale Stakes Open Western Pleasure

“Sun”day is aptly named here in Berrien Springs!  Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity exhibitors and spectators alike welcomed the bright blue skies and sunny morning today, as the show kicked off with HUS classes and quickly moved into western pleasure.

The highlight of Saturday’s afternoon was the Maiden 2YO Sale Stakes Western Pleasure, with both an open and limited division.  Congratulations to Jay Starnes and Lazy Illusion, Champions in the Open, AND Becky Galyean and Extreme Moonlite in the Limited.  Click here for more information on those classes.  

For complete results, photos and news – scroll down this page.

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Saturday morning here at the Tom Powers brings cooler temps and a little moisture on the grounds.  The 2 and 3 year old Hunter Under Saddle classes bravely kicked off the day for us! 

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Tom Powers 2015 Champions Iron I A Legacy and Tami Thurston in the 2YO HUS

Friday’s action included some huge classes, with amazing horses and riders.  The 3YO Ltd Rider Western Pleasure Class was won by Sleep Machine, by Machine Made and owned by William W. Cox, ridden by Adam Mathis.  Reserve Champions in this class were Chum Machine, ridden and owned by Courtney Chown. 

Saturday the fun continues with more hunter under saddle, maturity and 2 and 3 year old western pleasure.  The afternoon will usher in the Western Pleasure Super Sires 3 year old Non Pro and Ltd Non Pro classes, as well as the much anticipated Triple Challenge Maiden 2YO Sale Stakes Western Pleasure, with its guaranteed purse of $60,000.  The day will be capped off with the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Stakes Sale, following the pig roast to benefit the NSBA Trainers’ Crisis Fund.  Come on down and join the fun!

Remember to scroll down and to the right for FULL RESULTS and photos of all classes…

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Wow! Spectators were treated to an amazing array of horses and exhibitors kicking off the 35th Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity.  The first 15 classes of the show displayed some incredible talent.  Show-goers are certainly enjoying the greenery and warm breezes of Berrien Springs, Michigan.

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Momma Knows Best and Rusty Green, Champions in the Tom Powers 2015 3YO $2,500 Ltd Horse WP. Photo by PleasureHorse.com.

Congratulations to Rusty Green and Momma Knows Best, by RL Best of Sudden and owned by Capitol Quarter Horses LLC. The duo walked away Champions in the Tom Powers 2015 3YO $2,500 Limited Horse Western Pleasure.

To view full results from this class, click here. 

For results of ALL CLASSES, scroll down and to the right of this page…

 

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Congratulations Taylor Kuehn and Tails N Assets, Champion in the Tom Powers 2015 Maturity Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle. Photo by PleasureHorse.com

The Pleasurehorse.com team is onsite covering the 2015 Tom Powers!  Although there is a light rain Thursday morning, that hasn’t put a damper on the fun and the extremely talented horses that have flocked to Michigan.  Below is one of the first winners of the show, champion Maturity Non Pro HUS – Tails N Assets, with Taylor Kuehn owner and exhibitor.  Be sure to keep up with our coverage and results throughout the entire show!

The 35th Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity runs from June 25th-28th, and Pleasurehorse.com is once again excited and honored to bring full coverage from the event. 

To see results and a photo gallery of each class, just scroll down this page and look for “Show Results.”  Click on the class name and you’ll see full, official results including judges’ score cards, as well as a full photo gallery of images from that class.

Be sure to refresh your browser to see the latest class results under “Show Results.”

We will also be posting news, updates, photos and video to this page and across PleasureHorse.com, Show Horse Today, our award-winning digital magazine, our forums, our PleasureHorse.com Facebook Page and our Show Horse Today Facebook Page, so be sure to check back often.

To purchase images, please contact Holman Photography, the official photographer of the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity 2015.  Either visit their booth on the grounds of the show, or click here to visit their website.

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