Kootenay horse association’s season kicks off

The Horse Association of Central Kootenay held its first show of the season recently at the Nelson Riding Grounds.

The Horse Association of Central Kootenay held its first show of the season recently at the Nelson Riding Grounds. The 15th Annual HACK Show was a great success, according to host and organizer Pam Malekow.

“It was a gorgeous weekend — bright and sunny,” she said. “And I am so thankful everyone except a couple of us got out before the thunderstorm and tornado winds.”

Malekow said judge Linda Smith from Cranbrook was “delightful” with everyone. “Very helpful, kind, and encouraging words were said each and every class. Everyone did amazing, and we all had a lot of fun.”

English and Western Dressage was held Saturday Morning with Longe Line, Handy Horse and Trail classes in the afternoon, and English and Western flat classes on Sunday.

The judge “really put everyone through their paces” with Halter, Showmanship, Equitation, Pleasure, and many more, Malekow said.

“We had many new riders attend for the first time and all said they had so much fun and they would be back. As an organizer that is so nice to hear people say that.”

Champion results are as follows:

• English Dressage high score — Merna Boltz riding Pines Poco Tivio

• Reserve high score – Sasha Stout riding Contessa

• Western Dressage high score — Merna Boltz riding Pines Poco Tivio

• Reserve Western Dressage high score – Sam Levick riding Jaci Eldorado

• In Hand champion — Sam Levick with Jazz

• Reserve In Hand champion – Pam Malekow with Illusionary King

• English champions 17 and over – Merna Boltz riding Pines Poco Tivio and Sam Levick riding Jaci Eldorado

• English Champion 16 and under – Taylor Robertson riding Sunny

• Reserve English champion 16 and under – Grace Sabo riding Rio

• English champion walk/trot – Grace Sabo riding Shyanne

• Reserve English champion walk/trot – Emily Bogusz riding Mindy

• Western Champion 17 and over — Merna Boltz riding Pines Poco Tivio

• Reserve Western Champion 17 and over — Sam Levick riding Jaci Eldorado

• Western Champion walk/jog – Lori Lomheim riding WRA K Azeems Luxor Celerity

 

 

 

 

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