Rela Ratner of Boerne, Texas, showing Grand Slam Potential, win the Rookie 13&U High Point Award. Photo © Rela Ratner

Level 1 Central Top Exhibitors Announced

After nearly a week of competition, top exhibitors earned prizes April 15 at the 2017 Farnam Central AQHA Level 1 Championships in Oklahoma City.

The Farnam all-around exhibitors received a Montana Silversmiths belt buckle and a trophy.

ALL-AROUND AMATEUR
Natalie Ward of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, showing PS Bringin The Bucks, a 2011 buckskin gelding by PS Good Bars Kat and out of PS Docs Rusty Zipper by St Thermo Doc. Breeder: Peter Allen Schouweiler, Plainview, Minnesota. Owner: Natalie Ward.

ALL-AROUND SELECT
Jacqueline S. Marlow of San Antonio, Texas, showing Sega Luck, a 2002 sorrel gelding by Three Dimension Zip and out of Sega Bye by Frosty Zipper. Breeder: Sheldon Soderberg, Red Deer, Alberta. Owner: Victoria Marlow, San Antonio.

ALL-AROUND 13-&-UNDER
Alissa Boersen of Zeeland, Michigan, showing Hot Nuff To Glow, a 2005 bay gelding by Blazing Hot and out of An Elegant Glow by Zippo Pine Glow. Breeders: Ronnie and Susan Bailey and XTC Farm, Collinsville, Texas. Owner: Alissa Boersen

ALL-AROUND 14-18
Madison Parduhn of Edmond, Oklahoma, showing So Blazin Im Amazin, a 2004 bay gelding by Blazing Hot and out of Zippys Interest by Mr Satchpat Zippo. Breeder: Linda Ball Sargent, Eustis, Florida. Owner: Jeff Parduhn Revocable Trust, Edmond.

The Farnam reserve all-around exhibitors received a set of Montana Silversmiths spurs and a trophy.

RESERVE ALL-AROUND AMATEUR
Dr. Rebecca Schainost of Merna, Nebraska, showing Zip Two Be Tyd, a 2011 bay gelding by Ty Two Bucks and out of Zippers Jaded Jewel by The Zipper Doctor. Breeder: Jo Ann Schainost, Bloomfield, Nebraska. Owner: Rebecca Schainost.

RESERVE ALL-AROUND SELECT
Karen Gillings of Albuquerque, New Mexico, showing HRZ Make Mine Gold, a 2005 chestnut gelding by Hotroddin Zippo and out of Zips Splash O Gold by Irresistabelle Zip. Breeder: Olivia Hoecker, Reddick, Florida. Owner: Karen Gillings.

RESERVE ALL-AROUND 13-&-UNDER
Mallory Fricke of Northfield, Minnesota, showing Principal Decision, a 2011 bay gelding by A Lucky Decision and out of Principles Treasure by Principle Investment. Breeder: Janis Kengis, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Owner: Susan J. Wilcox, Minneapolis.

RESERVE ALL-AROUND 14-18
Sidney More of Franklin, Tennessee, showing Suddenlee Single, a 2010 bay mare by A Touch Of Sudden and out of Potential Advantage by Potential Investment. Breeder: Yakatan Family Trust, Hermosa Beach, California. Owner: Sidney More.

The Farnam bronze all-around exhibitors received a set of stirrups.

BRONZE ALL-AROUND AMATEUR
Brooke Ingstad of Fargo, North Dakota, showing HP Ima Foxy Dreamer, a 2010 sorrel gelding by A Dream Remembered and out of Ima Foxy Zipper by Mr Big Zipper. Breeder: Joe Prause and Mariann Harington, Cabot, Arkansas. Owner: Victoria Ingstad, Fargo.

BRONZE ALL-AROUND SELECT
Carla Townsley of McKinney, Texas, showing UF Certainly A Priss, a 2008 bay mare by Certain Potential and out of Prissy Legs by Zippos Old Gold. Breeder: University of Florida, Gainesville. Owner: Carla Townsley.

BRONZE ALL-AROUND 13-&-UNDER
Paige K. Wellendorf of Kearney, Missouri, showing Good To Be Sudden, a 2008 red roan mare by Face It Im Good and out of RL A Foxy Sudden by A Sudden Impulse. Breeder: Charles Copley, Orlando, Florida. Owner: Brad Wellendorf, Kearney.

BRONZE ALL-AROUND 14-18
Ellen Schrotenboer of Holland, Michigan, showing Outta Invitations, a 2009 sorrel mare by Willy Be Invited and out of Roses Outta Gold by Docs Outta Town. Breeder: Erwin and Mary Ann Topper, Dawsonville, Georgia. Owner: Ellen Schrotenboer.

The halter champion of champions received a trophy and a neck ribbon

AMATEUR HALTER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
Sladen Summers of Boerne, Texas, showing In The Act, a 2010 sorrel gelding by My Intention and out of Kids Lil Sister by Obvious Conclusion. Breeder: Jim and Georgia Snow, Quinlan, Texas. Owner: Victoria Summers, Boerne.

YOUTH HALTER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
Sara Koster of Spring Lake, Michigan, showing Invious Mister, a 2008 bay gelding by Green With Invy and out of Lovin Machine by A Good Machine. Breeder: Janice Clevenger, Farmersville, Texas. Owner: Sara Koster.

The reserve halter champion of champions received a trophy and a neck ribbon.

RESERVE AMATEUR HALTER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
Lanora Doud of Cedar Creek, Texas, showing Star Six Intel, a 2014 sorrel gelding by Interesting and out of Apretty Dandy Mr by Mr Conclusion. Breeder: Dianne N. Wright, Bullard, Texas. Owner: Lanora Doud.

RESERVE YOUTH HALTER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
Erica Noel Mehlhause of Boone, Iowa, showing Huntin For Faith, a 2013 bay mare by Extremely Hot Chips and out of Huntin A Blaze by Huntin For Chocolate. Breeders: Casey and April Devitt, Frankfort, Kentucky. Owner: Matt and Mary Ann Car, Harrison, Arkansas.

The high-point western exhibitors received a Noble Outfitters backpack and a Noble Outfitters grooming tote.

AMATEUR
Dana Robbin Ragan of Bono, Arkansas, showing Flamin Conquistadors, a 2007 sorrel mare by Conquistador Whiz and out of First Ex Flame by Expensive Flame. Breeder: Nancy Wilkerson-Ditty, Ocala, Florida. Owner: Dana Robbin Ragan.

SELECT
Ronda Roozeboom of Otley, Iowa, showing Dont Touch My Zippo, a 2012 sorrel mare by A Touch Of Sudden and out of Miss Zippo Chex by Zippo Pine Chex. Breeders: Sandra and Robert Brown of Waukee, Iowa. Owner: Ronda Roozeboom.

YOUTH 13-&-UNDER
Briley Elizabeth Czerwinski of Scheller, Illinois, showing Snazzy Lil Chip, a 2000 sorrel gelding by Jessies Fancy Chip and out of Snazzy Lil Flirt by Snazzy Story. Breeder: Fritz Leeman, Massillon, Ohio. Owner: Briley Elizabeth Czerwinski.

YOUTH 14-18
Catriona Baughman of Shawnee, Kansas, showing Good Deal Better, a 2005 chestnut mare by Good Terms and out of Danyels Sassy Moon by Ima Flashy Hotrod. Breeder: Clarence Van Der Zyl, Sully, Iowa. Owner: Paulette Baughman, Shawnee.

The high-point English exhibitors received a Noble Outfitters boot bag and a Noble Outfitters grooming tote.

AMATEUR
Justine Tidwell of Cartersville, Georgia, showing Luke Here Dude, a 2005 brown gelding by Luke At Me and out of Ultimate Lark by Rugged Lark. Breeder: Carol Harris, Reddick, Florida. Owner: Justine Tidwell.

SELECT
Gina McCormick of Omaha, Nebraska, showing Cashin In My Asset, a 2006 bay gelding by Absolute Asset and out of Hancocks Good Deck by Really Good Deck. Breeder: Dennis M. Murphy, Atkinson, Nebraska. Owner: Gina McCormick.

YOUTH 13-&-UNDER
Lyla Bellar of Peru, Indiana, showing Potentially Money, a 2002 bay mare by Potential Investment and out of Invest Your Money by Investers Choice. Breeders: Janis and Angie Kengis, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Owner: Lyla Bellar.

YOUTH 14-18
Sara Koster of Spring Lake, Michigan, showing Invious Mister, a 2008 bay gelding by Green With Invy and out of Lovin Machine by A Good Machine. Breeder: Janice Clevenger, Farmersville, Texas. Owner: Sara Koster.

The B&W Rookie high-point exhibitors received a Noble Outfitters backpack and a trophy.

AMATEUR
Christianna J. Schuckman of Burlington, Wisconsin, showing Shez Hot N Platinum, a 2010 grullo mare by Thecrowdjoeswild and out of Chips Precious Jewel by Chips Story Teller. Breeder: Kerry Bradac, Ocala, Florida. Owner: Christianna J. Schuckman.

SELECT
Tammie Rieg of Derby, Kansas, showing The Home Wrecker, a 2010 sorrel mare by Lazy Loper and out of Real Romantic by Real Bonanz. Breeder: Jil Roraff, Winona, Minnesota. Owner: Tammie Rieg.

YOUTH 13-&-UNDER
Rela Ratner of Boerne, Texas, showing Grand Slam Potential, a 2002 chestnut gelding by Leaguers Grand Slam and out of Potential Pleasure by Potential Investment. Breeder: Robert L. Benz, Prairie du Sac, Wisconson. Owner: Tamra Ratner, Boerne

YOUTH 14-18
Isabella Gerlach of Lincoln, Nebraska, showing Hes Genuine Absolute, a 2009 sorrel gelding by Absolute Investment and out of Mia Custom by Custom Investment. Breeder: Richard Erwin and Dan McWhirter, Doniphan, Nebraska. Owner: Isabella Gerlach

The rider of the top Ranching Heritage-bred horse received a custom leather notebook.

AMATEUR
Kathryn A. Leitner of Kingfisher, Oklahoma, showing Texie Callieroani, a 2002 chestnut mare by Masteroani and out of Texie Callie by Texas Kicker. Breeder: Amy Doris Bell, Midland, Texas. Owner: Kathryn Leitner.

YOUTH
Caleigh Iwanski of Stockton, Kansas, showing SF Jack Pot, a 2011 red roan gelding by Boonlight Wilson and out of Colonel Miss Jack by Colonel Boots Bar. Breeder: Michael K. and Kim St. Clair, Kahoka, Missouri. Owner: Caleigh Iwanski.

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