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VS GoodRide Candids & Rundown from The WSQHA Trophy Circuit

The WSQHA Trophy Circuit just finished up in Monroe, Washington. It was held at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. The judges for the show included Keith Miller, Laurel Walker Denton, Clay MacLeod, Margo Ball, Pierre Briere, and Gary Roberts.

Our AQHA State affiliate hosted our largest show in ten years. We welcomed exhibitors from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, and Canada. Our youth classes were well attended and our future looks bright. Over 200 circuit champions were awarded over our 4-day circuit.

“The Trophy Circuit is always a great show, and we appreciate it a little extra because we didn’t get to have it last year,” Trainer Paige Stroud told us. “The beautiful sunny days, large class numbers, and tough competition were great to see.”

Trainer Teresa Sullivan added, “It’s a big show for the youth and amateurs. The show is running late nights, but it has a great atmosphere, and everyone is happy to be at a show.”

Check out our winners at  

Our 3-year-old Open and Non-Pro futurities were treated to an added prize money bonus sponsored by Patty Morrison for being the second-place horse. 

Winning the open for the owner, Robin Gorman was Lopin Like Thizz with Monica Baker. Reserve was Made to Raise Cain for  Jeff Williams with Trainer Kristy McCann. Third place was Dun Made for Mousing with Kerri Dekubber for owner Kerri Pace,

The Non-Pro Three-Year-old Champion was Jeff Williams and Made to Raise Cain. The reserve Champion was That Willy Happened and Michael Morrison.  

The HEART of WSHQA is our members and the great projects we support. Our WSQHYA Youth World Team raised $1350.00 Amateur’s raised 1070.00 with the High Selling basket donated by Kelly Hill topping 450.00. Our Appaloosa National Youth Team raised over 475.00 in our Silent Auction. We awarded our first Pistols and Smoke Scholarship to Shianne Watts and raised 280.00 for our HorseCrazy Scholarship Fund.  

WSQHA under the lead of club member Kelly Lake launched a fundraiser for a fellow Washington family. Join us on Facebook from June 1st through the 7th for our Garrett Strong online Auction. All Proceeds benefit Cayla and Garret Seltz. Garrett was involved in an ATV accident during Sun Circuit. Garrett has been released from the hospital but remains paralyzed.  We join together with our community to raise funds for his care. 

Taking home our All-Arounds High Points

Hi-Point Rookie Youth – Georgia Wiersma

Hi-Point Amatuer- A Zippin Hotrod

Hi-Point 11 and Under All Breed – Gold and Elegant 

Hi-Point All Breed Walk-Trot – Anna Martin 

All Around Level 1 13 and Under – Trinity Eserjose 

All Around Level 1 14-18 – Good Krymsun

All Around Level 1 Amateur- A Daytona Machine

All Around Level 1 Select – Hour Rumors

All-Around Amateur – Marissa Siemens

All Around Youth- Almost Invited  

CLICK HERE to view the candids sponsored by VS GoodRide and taken by Elizabeth Knight and WSQHA.