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2017 Southeast Paint Horse Champions crowned in Florida

The 2017 Southeast Paint Horse Championship kicked off February 18–19 as part of the Zone 9 show in Jacksonville, Florida.

Class winners receive beautiful Gist Silversmiths buckles, and medallions are presented to second–sixth place; awards are courtesy APHA, and the show can earn up to $3,500 in additional award incentives.

2017 Southeast Paint Horse Championship winners (based on unofficial results) were:

 Amateur Mares: Hot Fire And Style, exhibited by Woody Wright

Youth 18 & Under Showmanship: Chipped And Rustee, exhibited by Abigail Wilcox

Amateur Showmanship: Sensational Luxury, exhibited by Elizabeth Witcher

Youth 18 & Under Hunter Under Saddle: HLF Zip This Hit, exhibited by Kellianne Lunny

Amateur Hunter Under Saddle: Always Something, exhibited by Anya Danielson

Youth 18 & Under Hunt-Seat Equitation: Fancy Me Loot, exhibited by Isabel Schueppel

Amateur Hunt-Seat Equitation: Sheeza Good Machine, exhibited by Cindy Warthen

Youth 18 & Under Western Pleasure: VR Tommy Bahama, exhibited by Matthew Winter

Amateur Western Pleasure: Invited Sensation, exhibited by Donna Matarazzo

Youth 18 & Under Horsemanship: VR Tommy Bahama, exhibited by Matthew Winter

Amateur Horsemanship: Zip Tobe Free, exhibited by Suann Illgen

Amateur Ranch Riding: Mr Fancy Impresion, exhibited by Megan Winter

All-Age Trail: Zip Tobe Free, exhibited by Suann Illgen



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About APHA

The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.