The MQHA Summer Series grew by 1,300+ Entries from last year. Photo © MQHA

The Rock Candids & Report from MQHA Summer Series

MQHA Summer Series Grows by 1,300+ Entries

The Michigan Quarter Horse Association kicked off its summer season by holding the 2017, 5 judge Summer Series horse show at a new location- the Midland County Fairgrounds. The site offers three covered arenas and an extensive number of camping sites. Perfect weather, great facilities, and newly added extras makes this horse show one to pencil in for next year.

A wine and cheese party was sponsored and hosted by McCarthy Warda Performance Horses on Friday night and Mary Wilkosz of A&W Restaurant sponsored muffins, doughnuts, and juice every morning for exhibitors. Show management, EKG Equine Services (Kurtis and Elizabeth Gear) also gave away exhibitor appreciation drink koozies to everyone.

Circuit Awards were offered for the first time in Summer Series history. The class circuits were generously sponsored by Tom Carter of Toledo Ticket Company. All Around and Reserve All Around awards were offered in ten divisions. Each received a gift certificate to Roth’s Show Equipment.

MQHA Vice President and Summer Series horse show chairman, Meggen Morrow Baynes, commented on how thankful she is for the great staff at the fairgrounds, good weather, and for exhibitors supporting the venue change for 2017.

CLICK HERE to view the candids sponsored by The Rock and kindly taken by Emme Lantis and Morgan Warda

Congrats to the following high point winners:

  • Small Fry High Point- Alayna Wenger & Two Hot Margarita
  • Small Fry Reserve High Point- Rylee Zobl & Charlies Lil Leaguer
  • Rookie Youth High Point- Megan Mahoney & That Blue Me Away
  • Rookie Youth Reserve High Point- Kylie Trail & Pure Lotto
  • Novice Youth 13 & U High Point- Rilynn Lindsay & Gonna Get Ya Good
  • Novice Youth 13 & U Reserve High Point- Jenna Morse & I Know I Am Invited
  • Novice Youth 14-18 High Point- Raeleen Backus & Sexy Like A Hotrod
  • Novice Youth 14-18 Reserve High Point- Taylor Hebert & The Red Panda
  • Youth All Age High Point- Miller Lantis & Inkryminating
  • Youth All Age Reserve High Point- Peyton Baxter & Fightin Off Sleep
  • Rookie Amateur High Point- Madison Mulder & Fancy Enough To Win
  • Rookie Amateur Reserve High Point- Debbie Wadds & Remington Steal
  • Novice Amateur High Point- Jess Conn & Just Get N Zipped
  • Novice Amateur Reserve High Point- Kaitlyn Allen & One Hot Goodbar
  • Amateur High Point- Brandy Baldwin Bunting & Ms Mae Flash
  • Amateur Reserve High Point- Beth Ann Becker & Only Promoting Me
  • Amateur Select High Point- Cindy Fultz & The Perfect Detail
  • Amateur Select Reserve High Point- Brenda Howell & Dont Need A Mirror
  • Open High Point- Deanna Bailey & Total Hotness
  • Open Reserve High Point- Christa Baldwin & Ms Mae Flash
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