Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity 2017

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SHT-team-1 July 2nd, 2017 Afternoon, And that’s a wrap…. All the awards have been given out and the checks have been handed out as we bring our live coverage from Michigan to a close. We thank Tom and Dominique Powers for again entrusting PleasureHorse.comAwards-2 to deliver the results and news coverage from the show. For over 20 years we have shared and promoted this show and it’s a favorite of ours to attend. Thank you to the exhibitors, vendors, staff and volunteers for a wonderful week.

See you next year as the maiden sale stake horses compete for a guaranteed purse of $50,000!


Maiden Stakes -2July 2nd, 2017,  Yesterday saw the crowning of the premier class here at the Powers with the 2YO Maiden Sales Stakes Western Pleasure. The competition was so stiff that even the judges couldn’t choose just one winner and co champions were crowned. . Erin Lieurance (showing for Jeff Cochran) and Live N It Up (By Red White N Good) split the $35,000 purse with Jay Starnes and Why Don’t U Kiss This (By Kissing The Girls) , owned by Becky Crider. Lieurance received the $3000 Harris Challenge bonus for riding to her win in a Harris saddle. Lieurance was declared the winner under the tie breaker judge and takes home the beautiful and coveted Alan Parker memorial bronze.Maiden Stakes -1


 The limited division check for $10,000 was won by Ricky Noiseux on the very pretty mare Maybeline owned by Michael Rapp. Noiseux was also riding in a Harris saddle and took home a $1000 bonus from the Harris Challenge.  Reserve champion was a gorgeous bay names NoDoubtImAChipmunk owned by Jean Ann Jordan and shown by Jamie Murrow who took home a check for $3,500

The annual NSBA Crisis fundraising BBQ was held following the classes and before the sale and a great time was had by all those in attendance. The Yearling Sale saw 51 of the best yearlings in the nation sold with a sale top five average of $28, 700.

Sunday morning, the sun is shining as the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity draws to a close. Walk/Jog competitors are dazzling in their beautiful outfits as the ride like the pros and the Limited Non Pro 2YO class was very deep.  As we prepare to head home, keep an eye out for additional results, photos and videos to come as we recap the 2017 Tom Powers Futurity.

The 37th Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity runs from June 28th-July 2nd, and 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.comShow Horse Today, our award-winning digital magazine, our forums, our 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 2017.  Either visit their booth on the grounds of the show, or click here to visit their website.

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Latest Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity 2017 News & Show Results

  • Tom Powers Futurity Releases Final Results and Payouts
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    The finalized results and payouts from the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity are now available.  Every year we’re onsite at the event to bring you the latest results, photos, and news as it happened, with final purse amounts

  • July 1st Recap
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    July 1st, 2017- It was another great day of showing, and everything concluded before the storms hit!  It just wouldn’t be the Tom Powers without at least one day of mud.  The morning started out with the final

  • The Changing of the Guard – Yearling Sale Brings Attention to 2018 Tom Powers Hopefuls
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    Saturday night in Berrien Springs brought the premier Yearling sale. With 51 of the finest yearlings in the country consigned, this was the place to be for those with dreams of winning the Maiden Sales Stakes in 2018.

  • Tom Powers Maiden Stakes Co-Champions Crowned
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    It was a very competitive class of 18 shown at the Triple Challenge Futurity Maiden 2 YO Stakes.  Horse competing in the prestigious class for a total purse of $65,000 were graduates of the 2016 yearling sale at

  • June 30th Recap
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    June 30th, 2017 After a long day of great showing, Thursday evening was capped off with a fun tailgate and donkey races hosted by the National Snaffle Bit Association Foundation to raise funds for the NSBA Crisis Fund. 

  • June 29th Recap – Afternoon

    June 29th, 2017 Thursday afternoon saw some incredible horses and outstanding fellowship.  The afternoon started off with Maturity Non Pro HUS won by Haley Hartman on Al Fool Ya and he 3YO Ltd Open HUS which was won

  • June 29th Recap
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    June 29, 2017 Thursday morning at the Powers kicked off with the future of the industry. The Hunt Seat Yearling Longe Line competitors showed off their sweepy legs, cadenced movement and beauty. Kathie Kennedy showed Good Irish Coattails

  • June 28th Recap

    June 28, 2017 The No Bling pre show futurity classes Sunday and Monday at the Powers were a definite hit. Allowing horses and riders the opportunity to show in the comfort of “work clothes” with no banding, silver

  • Tom Powers Photo Galleries Posted
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    Do you love to look at the who’s who in the industry? How about checking out the latest trends in fashion and tack. We have you covered with PHOTO GALLERIES from all the classes at the 2017 Tom

  • One Cool Horse – Forever Kool wins the Open and Non Pro Longe Line at the Powers
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    A pretty bay horse can catch attention, but one that is not only pretty but quiet, soft moving and incredibly deep hocked definitely caught everyone’s eye in Michigan.
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  • 2017 Tom Powers Color Breed Open Western Pleasure
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  • Donkey Races Raise $23,000 for NSBA Crisis Fund
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    After a long day of great showing, Thursday evening was capped off with a fun tailgate and donkey races hosted by the National Snaffle Bit Association Foundation to raise funds for the NSBA Crisis Fund.  
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