AMERICAN 2017 - News and Results

Results from 2017 AMERICANA, all pictures courtesy of ©Dead or Alive

 


World Cup Non-Pro Bronze Trophy Champion: Tina Künstner-Mantl & Gina-Maria Schumacher become Co-Champions

The $10.000-added World Cup Bronze Trophy Non Pro final ended with a tie for first place between Gina-Maria Schumacher riding Gotta Nifty Gun (Dun It Gotta Gun x Custom Nifty Nic) and Austrian Tina-Künstner-Mantl riding Nu Chexomatic (Nu Chex To Cash x Tejons Little Lena), who posted a 223.5 each for their runs. The two decided against a runoff and became Co-Champions.


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Bernard Fonck & What A Wave claim World Cup Open Trophy

Bernard and his stallion had had the second best score of the go round. And then the big show arena exploded with cheers when the two presented a brilliant performance in every manoeuvre. What a Wave melted into his last stop, backed up fluently – and left the arena with a 231! Grischa Ludwig and Nu Chexomatic placing second and Ann Fonck and Made in Walla placing third.


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Martina Annovazzi and Highbrow Time claim World Cup Cutting Open

 

The World Cup Cutting Open Championship was claimed by Martina Annovazzi aboard Highbrow Time (Highbrow CD x One Time Soon) who posted a 154. The 32-year-old Italian professional had already dominated the go round with this horse and also managed to earn the Co-Reserve Championship with her second horse Imminent Cat


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ERCHA Reined Cow Horse Futurity Open Champion:  Giovanni Campanaro & Bet Command Rey.

In front of 5,000 visitors, Giovanni Campanaro claimed the ERCHA Reined Cow Horse Futurity Open Championship aboard Bet Command Rey (composite score: 864) and also became reserve Champion aboard WR Smoke Time (862). In fact, the 25-year-old Italian had four horses in the final and placed fourth aboard SJR Sumkinda Reydar and fifth aboard DG Little Rey Merada.


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Gina-Maria Schumacher takes Lead in World Cup Bronze Trophy Non Pro Go round

The final of the World Cup Bronze Trophy Non Pro on Sunday should be a sight to see after this great go round!  Ten riders in a field of 37 made it to the final, the minimum score being a 214.5. FEI World Champion Young Riders and NRHA World Champion Non Pro Gina-Maria Schumacher took the lead aboard her 7-year-old stallion Gotta Nifty Gun (Dun It Gotta Gun x Custom Nifty Nic) scoring a 221.5 with their fine, smooth run.


Lena Wolf and Luke Phillimore claim Bronze Trophy Int. Non Pro Co-Championship

The Intermediate Non Pro Bronze Trophy was run class in class with the Non Pro. Two riders tied on first place becoming Co-Champions:  Lena Wolf aboard her Maganic (Magnum Chic Dream x Show Tennic) and Luke Phillimore aboard his 7-year-old mare Tin Whizin (Tinsel Nic x Whizin Off Sparks). Maria-Theresa Ottillinger and her 9-year-old gelding Magnum Brut (Magnum Chic Dream x Rosaline Chex) placed third scoring a 216.


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World Cup NCHA Non Pro Champion: Damiano Avigni & Highbrow Time

Damiano Avigni and Highbrow Time (High Brow CD x One Time Soon) had already dominated the World Cup NCHA Non Pro and they did even better in the final. The two posted a 152 with their remarkable run in a field of 12 finalists. This was the World Cup NCHA Non Pro Championship 2017.


AMERICAN 2017 Show Schedule

AMERICANA publish their 2017 show schedule, including live demo by Pat Parelli, Cow Horse Nations Cup, World Cup ERCHA, Reining Festival, World Cup Ranch Riding, World Cup NRHA, World Cup NCHA Cutting, Freestyle Reining, ERCHA Cow Horse Futurity, World Cup Trail all ages and that's just a few of the classes! AMERICANA also attracts numerous retail pop-up stores to satisfy your shopping needs. 

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Jaton Lord - Legacy of Legends Mentor

Carrying on the traditions of Tom Dorrance and Ray Hunt

The legacy of Legends is a scholarship program co-founded by Carolyn Hunt and Buck Brannaman and aims to pair students with horsemen and women who are carrying on the teachings of Tom Dorrance and Ray Hunt.

In our series of articles, we meet the Legacy of Legends Mentors that are travelling to the UK to teach clinics; these articles will appear in both of our magazines; Western Horse UK and Horsemanship Journal and posted across our websites. To make sure you don't miss any of these articles sign up to our mailing list and we will let you know when we publish anything new.

Over the summer we will get to know: Jaton Lord, Tom Wolter, and Buck Brannaman.

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Jaton Lord: Legacy of Legends Mentor

Jaton is the grandson of Ray and Carolyn Hunt, travelling with them and riding under Ray’s tutelage from an early age. Jaton also worked on the family ranch in southern Idaho, competed in High School Rodeo and started colts for the ranch along and worked with clients.

After finishing school, he went to work for Reined Cow Horse trainers Annie Reynolds and Doug Williamson. Then starting out on his own as Jaton Lord Performance Horses. Among the futurity horses he now has in training are several Colts started at the Legacy of Legends Gathering. 

Ray Hunt was Tom Dorrance’s protégé; he had a way of explaining Dorrance's teachings in a way that people could better understand. In a 2014 interview with Horse and Rider Jaton spoke of the things he learned from his Grandpa and his early memories of Tom Dorrance:

“Grandpa always said to use your brain,” he says. “Think about stuff. Even when he signed his name, he put ‘Think’ next to it. When you stop using your mind with a horse, that’s when stuff doesn’t go well.”
“Tom had a way of lightening a mood and bringing out the best in horses and people. He particularly wanted to make things interesting for the horse so that the animal would feel part of a team—and therefore work with you.”
 

Jaton is holding three clinics in the North of England this summer, organised by Clive Johnson Horsemanship. “Riders will learn what horsemanship means, and what is best for them and their horse." says Clive, "They will also learn how easy it is to have a functional, successful relationship with their companion, using techniques used by some of the best horsemen in the world.”

Jaton Lord UK Clinics 2017

11-12 August - Cumbria

14-15th August - Doncaster

18-19th August - Richmond

To book: http://clivejohnsonhorsemanship.tictail.com/

 

Look out for future issues of Western Horse UK where we will chat with Jaton, if you have any questions that you would like us to ask please go ahead and put them in the comments. 

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2016 AQHA UK Championship and Breed Show

Show report first published in November/December 2016

The 39th American Quarter Horse Association UK Championship and Breed Show took place at The Oakridge Arena from the 1st to the 4th September; 81 horses took part, entering 897 classes in total.

Competitors started to arrive on the Tuesday prior to the show. The Oakridge Arena looked amazing, a credit to the Oakridge Team, as another show had just pulled out that morning and there was not much time to turn the arena and stables around.

The Championship Show was run as 2 x split/combined AQHA Shows. Shows 1 and 2 were judged by Mai Brit and Rick Lemay from Sweden, while Shows 3 and 4 were judged by Ralph Hesselsschwerdt from Germany and Elizabeth Baker from the USA, on her first trip to the UK. The show also encompassed a full slate of National Reining Horse Association and Bieman Riding classes. These classes were hotly contested, with the highlight being the $1,000 NRHA Open class generously sponsored by Oakridge Arena, won by Lee Rutter, riding Lita Pocock's Little Nic, and a $500 NRHA Non Pro, also generously sponsored by Oakridge Arena, won by Fiona Howard, riding her own Gun Chic Nic.

It was encouraging to see large class entries, particularly in the Ranch Riding, Trail, Hunter Under Saddle and Halter Classes.

The Halter classes were extremely competitive, with Fiona Howard's Gun Chic Nic, shown by Lee Rutter, winning the UK Stallion Hi Point Championship. Jane Wallace's Make Me Invited won the UK Gelding Hi Point Championship and, making a welcome return to the show ring, David Teideman's Jays Dene took the Mare Championship. These three horses then went through to the AQHA UK Supreme Championship, with Gun Chic Nic taking the honours.

Sadly, the halter futurity classes were poorly supported, but Jayne Lerwill's stunning grey Fifty Shades of Jay took the 2-year-old Gelding Futurity Champion, and Joanne Clark's beautiful mare Fashioned in Blue was the 2-year-old Mare Futurity Champion, each winning the much sought after Bling It On Futurity Rugs. The ridden Futurity and Maturity classes were well-supported, with Alan Payne and Hot Steppin Leaguer winning the Trail Futurity on Friday. Tammy Greaves had a clean sweep on the Hunter Futurity and Maturity classes, winning the Futurity on Debbie Burns’ gorgeous black mare, Lady Sudden, and Rebecca Holt’s consistent gelding Jack Te Higgins winning the Maturity. The Western Pleasure futurity and maturity classes were showcased on the Saturday evening, with Sally, Alan and Helen Payne's Hot Steppin Leaguer winning the Futurity Class, shown by Alan. The Maturity class was well-supported and all the exhibitors turned out in their best 'Bling', which sparkled in the evening lights of the arena. The champion of this round was Jane Wallace's Make Me Invited, ridden by Jess March. The reserve champion was Evelyn Dash, riding her own Certainly Immortal.

The last classes on Saturday evening were the Futurity and Maturity Reining Classes. These were hotly contested, with competitors also wanting to earn points for the prestigious British Bred Hi Point Futurity/Maturity Trophy. Tammy Greaves and Mary Larcom were both in close contact going into these classes and interestingly both were riding horses bred by Mike and Jane Roberts from their Stallion Sean Dillon. Tammy finished ahead of Mary and the Champions were Alan Payne, riding Mary Lungenmuss’ This Remedys Smart in the Futurity and Lee Rutter riding Fiona Howard’s Custom Remedy, taking the Maturity Championship.

The final class to determine the British Bred Hi Point Champion was the Trail Maturity, held on Sunday morning. Evelyn Dash, riding her own Certainly Immortal, was the champions, but Tammy Greaves and Rebecca Holt's Jack Te Higgins picked up enough points to win the enormous British Bred Hi Point Trophy. It is interesting to note that "Jack" is a full brother to last year’s Champion, Seans Little Te Boy, both bred from Mike and Jane Roberts’ Stallion Sean Dillon.

A new class for this year was the introduction of 2- and 3-year-old longe line classes. The overall champion was Jayne Lerwill's Fifty Shades of Jay, finishing off a very successful first year of showing with Jayne.

On Saturday, the arena was really buzzing, not just with the competition, but also due to the great turn out of spectators who, despite the rain, had turned out in good numbers to come and see the UK's best Quarter Horses and western riders. AQHA UK took the opportunity to parade the successful Youth World Cup Team, which had competed in Australia. Outgoing Youth Director Sheila Fitzpatrick presented them all with medals to acknowledge their success as a team.

Olivia Lochead, a youth team member, took the Novice Youth Hi Point Championship, riding Carrin Herrick's Wimpys Smart Chex, and Karen Coleman, riding her own Jays Diamond Heiress, won the Oakridge Western Riding Club Hi Point Championship.

The AQHA UK Championship classes were highly contested, with all champions winning a Montana Silversmith Buckle and Champion Rug. The buckles will be awarded at the AQHA UK Awards evening to be held at the Garden of England Spring Show on the 27th May 2017. All of these awards were generously sponsored by some very kind and generous individuals and companies whose details are listed on the photographs. AQHA UK would like to pass on their grateful thanks to all of the sponsors. Without them, none of the awards detailed above would have been presented.

Alan Payne had a successful show, winning both the Open Hunter and Western Pleasure Championships. Gill Parker and Gregory Pep won the Open and Amateur Trail Championships. Lee Rutter, riding Lita Pocock's Little Nic, won the Open Reining Championship and perhaps the most competitive open Ranch Riding Class was won by Lucy Adams with Caroline Goodwins Lady Magnebellum.

Avril Wilson, riding her father's RS Hermes Olena, was the most successful Amateur and Novice Amateur competitor, winning two Amateur Championships and four Novice Amateur Championships. Evelyn Dash and Certainly Immortal won the Amateur Horsemanship and Western Pleasure Championships. Jane Wallace and Make Me Invited were the Amateur Hunter Under Saddle champions for the third year running. Other amateur champions were Liz Shaad and SS Smokin Jesse, Ranch Horse Riding Champions, and Carrin Herrick and Smart Wimpys Chex, winning the Showmanship Championship.

Other novice amateur champions were Karen Shaw and Juicy June winning Ranch Riding, Sue Gardner and A Pro But Shy, won the Western Pleasure Championship and, finally, Gemma Taverner and KB Give Me The Top were the Reining Champions.

Katie Willis and Protecturinvitation were the most successful youth competitors, winning four championships, Emily Sands and This Chicks Smokin won two championships, and Olivia Plum, with CS Texas Cat, won the Youth Ranch Riding Championship.

All competitors and spectators were superbly fed in the amazing Oakridge café -- the food on offer is excellent and the menu varies on a daily basis. A special thanks must go to Chris and Craig who worked tirelessly throughout the whole show. Including an absolutely delicious barbecue on Saturday evening, which must have taken an incredible amount of time to organise.

The other hard-working team was LRG Photography, who captured the most amazing photographs and videos and covered every single class and presentation. The photographer is an integral part of a championship show and the whole team worked incredibly hard over four long days. A huge thank you to this amazing professional team.

It takes a huge team to coordinate and manage a show of this size and a massive thank you must go to the following people: Jane Wallace, Jane Muir, Charles Graylan, Mick Carder, David Lloyd, Rob Painter, Chris Valle, Helen Payne, Jane Mead, Tracy Haynes, Anna Kerslake, Michelle Mcquire, Mike and Jane Roberts, Nick Mason, Karen Coleman, Lucy Adams, Ruth O'Reilly and David Deptford.

Last, but not least, a huge thank you to Lita, Graham, Becky and Lee and the rest of the Oakridge Team for hosting a very successful show and giving a very warm welcome to everyone in attendance.

Next year’s 40th Anniversary show will be held at Bodiam International Arena, with dates to be confirmed. 

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Summer of Reining at the CS Ranch in Givrins, Switzerland

Summer of Reining at the CS Ranch in Givrins, Switzerland

Givrins (Switzerland), June 10, 2016 - This coming August contains a firework of high class reining sports. Two weeks at the CS Ranch in Givrins,  from August 4-6 and August 11-13. Under the patronage SVAG, CS Classic and organised by the experienced team of the CS Ranch. The NRHA SVAG CS Maturity & NRHA Show, the SVAG FEI European Reining Championships Young & Junior Riders 2016 and – the highlight - the SVAG FEI World Reining Championships 2016.

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IRHA/NRHA Open Futurity

IRHA/NRHA Open Futurity

The title of Reserve Champion Futurity Open Level 2 goes to Mirko Midili and Rs Moon Feo Jac, already the undisputed go-round leaders. The stallion is a son of the many-time winner Rs Great Jac Feona out of Rs Red Moon Olena, by Spat Olena, and hence a product labelled Claudio Risso 100% given that both parents were bred by the great horseman from Piedmont. The combination, which in the preliminaries had marked 214 and 217.5, entered the arena as the 32nd pair and reached a score of 215.5 in the final.

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IRHA/NRHA Open Futurity

IRHA/NRHA Open Futurity 3 years old: the Finals Mission accomplished. The challenge to fill the stands of the large, bright oval arena of the new Futurity in Cremona, Italy. Tickets were sold out to the big Open Final.

So who made the podium?

At the top of the podium for levels 4 and 3, a third-generation Italian trainer: 30-year-old Pierluigi Chioldo and his partner in victory was the magnificent Saturday Mizzen. A gelding by Saturdaynight Custom and Westcoast Mizzen bred by Ambrosini Qh in Pontoglio (Brescia).

We could almost call this the “geldings’ Futurity”, as once again a gelding dominated the rankings, showing how this condition can really bring out the best from certain types of horse, helping to avoid unnecessary risks and conferring a special kind of serene energy that may be an advantage in the show pen.

Saturday Mizzen and Chioldo upped the power between the first and second go-rounds to tie for the lead after the preliminary rounds. Pierluigi Fabbri, who was on top form this week, also winning the Italian Championship aboard Broadway Jaba, and here riding Gfc Surprise For Me and finishing their show as Futurity Open Reserve Champion Level 3 and in fourth place at level 4 tied with the beautiful Ann Fonck and Roosters Attitude.

Chioldo, the trainer from Piedmont, entered second to last and had a formidable opponent to beat: the great Bernard Fonck, who had marked a resounding 223, giving full expression to the power of Sevenchextocash (Big Chex to Cash x Lil Chic Peppy), another gelding belonging to 7 Heaven Reining Horses.

Chioldo and Saturday Mizzen astonished the crowd with a run that became progressively more impressive: two sets of elegant and precise spins, fast circles, where the charisma of this young horse emerged was clear to see, as well as flawless small, slow circles. The finishing touch to a great performance was the execution of the three thrilling stops, met with a standing ovation from the audience.

Bernard Fonck Reserve Champion Level 4 riding an impressive stallion bred by the current owners, 7 Heaven Reining Horses. Following the show Bernard wanted above all to emphasize the help received from his wife Ann: "All my thanks go to my wife Ann for helping me prepare for this run; I didn’t feel too good while getting ready, but she pushed and supported me, and I'm grateful." Commenting on the final itself Bernard expresses his surprise on the score awarded for the circles. “I don’t wish to dispute the judges’ decision, and I’d like to emphasize that I’ve watched Chioldo’s run, and I can say that the best man won, no doubt about it. But if my circles in the final deserved just + ½ I’d like to see what you have to do to get + 1 or + 1 ½?” Bernard continues, “This horse came to me as a two-year-old and I started training him myself in December. I was more than happy with him at Cremona. Fonck is generous with his praise for the organisation in Cremona. “The quality of the show here was at a whole different level; there was all you needed for the horses, and it was great to give something back to the many sponsors we have in terms of contact and enjoyment – a 100% improvement.”

Leading after the eliminatory go-rounds alongside Pierluigi Chioldo, was one of Romagna’s finest reiners, Pierluigi Fabbri on GFC Surprise For Me (Dualin For Me x Arc Surprise On Stage), owned by Piero Pollarini. The pair were the last competitors to enter the show pen, and the crowd encouraged horse and rider to give it their all. The judges awarded a final 219 that secured Fabbri the Reserve Champion Title level 3. ”He always tries to do his best,” commented Pierluigi,” and he certainly did that here in Cremona. Sometimes it’s a bit dangerous because he risks pushing himself too far. Halfway through the final, the fatigue hit him, and I could ask no more, but I’m delighted with the way he performed.”

Dominating Level 2 were Stefano Angelucci and Jessie Sailor, belonging to the rider’s father, Severino. The good three-year-old is, of course, a son born from the family’s stallion, Frozen Sailor, better known as Captain, and Jessie Oak Tari. In the go-rounds, Stefano chose to ensure a calm and clean performance, marking a higher score in the second go but without pushing too much, just enough to get to a good composite 421.5 and ninth place ex aequo in the provisional standings. Enough to enter the final without exhausting the energies of his talented stallion too early.

Stefano, who is quite reserved and not much of a talker, described his horse saying, “He tends to be a bit nervous around other horses, but that is his only defect. He’s never given me any problems, even in training, except for a brief moment when he was slightly 'blocked’; but then it passed about a month ago, and everything went smoothly.” Stefano knew that Jessie Oak had great potential, but admits honestly that he did not think he was quite ready to take a place on the podium. This result, of course, makes him very happy.

The title of Reserve Champion Futurity Open Level 2 goes to Mirko Midili and Rs Moon Feo Jac, already the undisputed go-round leaders. The stallion is a son of the many-time winner Rs Great Jac Feona out of Rs Red Moon Olena, by Spat Olena, and hence a product labelled Claudio Risso 100% given that both parents were bred by the great horseman from Piedmont. The combination, which in the preliminaries had marked 214 and 217.5, entered the arena as the 32nd pair and reached a score of 215.5 in the final.

IRHA/NRHA Futurity

European Championships 2015

European Championships 2015

In he came, walking well, around the corner and lost a back leg, my heart lurched but he didn’t break. The rest of the pattern was a smooth blur; his extended jog was sublime as was his pole work. Fast walk after the poles, don’t forget to back up—he didn’t. I had written all the previous scores down and was listening hard for his, it came and it was the highest.

I stood and clapped and cried. Sarah beckoned me over and said in the smallest voice I have ever heard: “Did I hear that right?” She had and we cried some more.

David Deptford and Heir To A Jay, owned by Eleanor Deptford, European Junior Ranch Riding Champion 2015. It was the first time that the British National Anthem had been played since 2010. What a result!

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European Junior Ranch Riding Champion 2015

David Deptford becomes Junior Ranch Riding Champion at the 2015 European Championships, riding Heir to a Jay.  Not only a UK rider but also a great horse bred and trained in the UK. Heir To A Jay, owned by Eleanor Deptford, European Junior Ranch Riding Champion 2015. It was the first time that the British National Anthem had been played since 2010

Read the full show report in Issue 4 (out October), including an interview with one of the judges.

Top Score 152 for Denis Pini and All About Pep in Bio S.I. World Cup NCHA Cutting Open final

Top Score 152 for Denis Pini and All About Pep in Bio S.I. World Cup NCHA Cutting Open final

Latest from Americana 2015: The winner of the BIO S.I. World Cup Cutting Open final was Denis Pini aboard his 7-year-old American Quarter Horse stallion All About Pepwho scored a 152 in front of 4,800 visitors at AMERICANA.

Denis Pini last won the prestigious cutting in 2013 aboard Playlite (owner: Michal Popov), whom he rode to third place in this final scoring a 148.

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Concerns in Germany regarding Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) EIA is a viral disease that affects a horse’s immune system. The virus reproduces in the horse’s blood cells and circulates throughout the body. The horse’s immune system produces antibodies, which attack and destroy its own blood cell components. The result is anemia and organ-damaging inflammation.  

With a number of Western of events under-way or imminent in Germany this has been a concern for many riders/owners, with a number of competitors choosing to stay away from shows in Germany.

The following statement has been made by AMERICANA

AMERICANA Statement concerning latest Developments of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Germany

August 7, 2015

After the positive tests of EIA (Equine Infectious Anemia)  in three horses in Bavaria/ Germany, the AMERICANA team very carefully looked into the development of this affair together with the official veterinaries of Augsburg as well as the show vet team of the Animal Hospital Gessertshausen.

In the interest of all horse owners, we agreed on the following decision:

-          All horse owners are requested to take a valid Coggins-Test to AMERICANA – edited not before August 5.

-          All German horses are admitted to the showground only if a valid horse passport (EQUIDENPASS) can be presented

-          Horses from other EU Countries must have a valid Health Certificate, approved by an Official Veterinarian within the last days before entering Germany

-          Horses from Non- EU Countries must have a valid Health Certificate approved by Germany. The Certificate must be edited by an Official Veterinarian from the home country   within the last days before entering Germany

The detailed statement is publishe upon www.americana.de

Concerns in Germany regarding Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) EIA is a viral disease that affects a horse’s immune system. The virus reproduces in the horse’s blood cells and circulates throughout the body. The horse’s immune system produces antibodies, which attack and destroy its own blood cell components. The result is anemia and organ-damaging inflammation.  

With a number of Western of events under-way or imminent in Germany this has been a concern for many riders/owners, with a number of competitors choosing to stay away from shows in Germany.

The following statement has been made by AMERICANA

AMERICANA Statement concerning latest Developments of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Germany

August 7, 2015

After the positive tests of EIA (Equine Infectious Anemia)  in three horses in Bavaria/ Germany, the AMERICANA team very carefully looked into the development of this affair together with the official veterinaries of Augsburg as well as the show vet team of the Animal Hospital Gessertshausen.

In the interest of all horse owners, we agreed on the following decision:

-          All horse owners are requested to take a valid Coggins-Test to AMERICANA – edited not before August 5.

-          All German horses are admitted to the showground only if a valid horse passport (EQUIDENPASS) can be presented

-          Horses from other EU Countries must have a valid Health Certificate, approved by an Official Veterinarian within the last days before entering Germany

-          Horses from Non- EU Countries must have a valid Health Certificate approved by Germany. The Certificate must be edited by an Official Veterinarian from the home country   within the last days before entering Germany

The detailed statement is publishe upon www.americana.de

24 Year Old Stallion is AQHA Champ

24 Year Old Stallion is AQHA Champ

The AQHA Champion Award is in recognition of American Quarter Horses that show true versatility. In brief they have to earn a ROM (Register of Merit) in halter (10 points) plus another 5 points in halter totalling 15 points. They also have to earn two grand championships and a performance ROM, plus another 5 points in performance classes (15 points in total), and those points have to be in three different categories!

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