2016 Year-End Awards

WE United congratulates our 2016 Year End Award Winners!

2016 High Point Breed Awards

American Morgan Horse Association

LisaAMHA - abriv. logo 2‘s Captain Jack earned the most points of all AMHA-registered horses competing in Working Equitation in 2016.  This beautiful bay gelding, out of PRM Rosalie and sired by Liz’s Blackjack, was bred by Lisa and Jude Spors-Murphy and is owned and competed by Rob Zimmerman of Ridgefield, Washington.

In 2016, Lisa’s Captain Jack and Rob Zimmerman competed at the Intermediate Level.  Congratulations, Rob and Lisa’s Captain Jack!

Lisa's Captain Jack, 2016 WE United High Point Morgan
Lisa’s Captain Jack, 2016 WE United High Point Morgan

American Paint Horse Association
APHA

A Princess Warhawk earned the most points of all APHA-registered horses in Working Equitation during the 2016 competition year. This beautiful paint mare, out of Princess Jane and sired by Cochise Royal Sun, was bred by Ann Willey and is owned and shown by Alicia Little of Oklahoma.

Well done, Alicia and A Princess Warhawk!

A Princess Warhawk 2016 WE United High Point Paint
A Princess Warhawk 2016 High Point Paint Horse

American Quarter Horse Association
AQHA

Matt Command, a Quarter Horse gelding out of Matty Command by Chex On Three, was bred by David and Lorene Zimmerman and is owned and shown by Mary (Cassy) Holcomb.  In 2016, Matt Command competed at the Novice level.  Well done, Cassy and Matt Command!

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Matt Command, 2016 WE United High Point Quarter Horse

American Haflinger Registry
American Haflinger Registry

In 2016, the high point Haflinger competing in working equitation was Mahon II FLH (Willie-T-Wiffic RWF x Mahon).  Mahon II FLH was bred by John J. Miller and is owned and competed by Denise J. Lukins.

Mahon II FLH, 2016 WE United High Point Haflinger
Mahon II FLH, 2016 WE United High Point Haflinger

Friesian Horse Association of North America
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In 2016, the strikingly beautiful Friesian mare Yfke Von Borstal was the highest-point earner of all FHANA-registered horses competing in Working Equitation.  “Marquesa” as she is known to her friends, was sired by Goffert out of Jette.  She was bred by Lydia Von Borstal and is owned and competed by Lizann Dunegan of Portland, Oregon.

Congratulations, Lizann and Yfke Von Borstal!

Yfke Von Borstal, 2016 WE United High Point Friesian
Yfke Von Borstal, 2016 WE United High Point Friesian

IALHA-Registered (Andalusian/Lusitano/Half)
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CDC Memoria (Odalisca GF x Hilandero X), was bred by Julie Alonzo, Caballos del Corazón, who still owns and actively competes her.

In 2016, CDC Memoria was not only the high-point IALHA-registered horse competing in Working Equitation, she and her owner Julie Alonzo also led the nation at the Novice-level.  Congratulations, Julie and CDC Memoria!

CDC Memoria
CDC Memoria, 2016 WE United High Point Andalusian/Lusitano

Year-End Top Tens Placings from the
2016 
WE United Leaderboard

Masters Level

Masters – Horse/Rider Pair

Carlos Carneiro and Baco
1. Carlos Carneiro and Baco, Points = 10

 

Obadi del Dios and Doreen Atkinson
2. Doreen Atkinson and Obadi del Dios , Points = 5

 

Lisa Harding and Carbon
3. Lisa Harding and Carbon, Points = 4

Masters – Horse

1. Baco, Lusitano owned by Marilyn Hite, Points = 10
2. Obadi del Dios, Half-Lusitano owned by Doreen Atkinson, Points = 5
3. Carbon, Grade owned by Randy Byers, Points = 4

Masters – American Rider

1. Doreen Atkinson, Texas, Points = 5
2. Lisa Harding, Texas, Points = 4

Masters – International Rider

1. Carlos Carneiro, Portugal, Points = 10

Advanced Level

Advanced – Horse/Rider Pair

Carlos Carneiro and Andiamo 2005
1. Carlos Carneiro and Andiamo 2005, Points = 45

 

Carlos Carneiro and Baco
2. Carlos Carneiro and Baco, Points = 42

 

Lisa Harding and Carbon
3. Lisa Harding and Carbon, Points = 23

4. Reta Conner and Winner, Points = 20 (not pictured yet)
5. Robin Bond and Xander, Points = 14 (not pictured yet)

Obadi del Dios and Doreen Atkinson
6. Obadi del Dios and Doreen Atkinson, Points = 13

7. Doreen Atkinson and Anakin, Points = 9 (not pictured yet)

8. Chesna Klimek and Pippin, Points = 6
8. Chesna Klimek and Pippin, Points = 6

9. Isabel Sheets and Destiny Rio Des, Points = 4 (not pictured yet)

Advanced – Horse

1. Andiamo 2005, Lusitano owned by George Domb, Points = 35
2. Baco, Lusitano owned by Marilyn Hite, Points = 32
3. Carbon, Grade owned by Randy Byers, Points = 23
4. Winner, Dutch Warmblood owned by Reta Conner, Points = 20
5. Xander, Quarter Horse owned by Robin Bond, Points = 14
6. Obadi Del Dios, Half-Andalusian (Lusitano/Quarter Horse) owned by Doreen Atkinson, Points = 13
7. Anakin, Half Arabian Pinto owned by Doreen Atkinson, Points = 9
8. Pippin, Haflinger owned by Chesna Klimek, Points = 6
9. Destiny Rio Des, Friesian owned by Isabel Sheets, Points = 4

Advanced – American Rider

1. Lisa Harding, Texas, Points = 23
2. Doreen Atkinson, Texas, Points = 22
3. Reta Conner, Arizona, Points = 20
4. Robin Bond, California, Points = 14
5. Chesna Klimek, Washington, Points = 6
6. Isabel Sheets, Colorado, Points = 4

Advanced – International Rider

1.  Carlos Carneiro, Portugal, Points = 67

Intermediate Level

Intermediate – Horse/Rider Pair

Priscilla's Flight and Prissy Rumel
1. Priscilla’s Flight and Prissy Rumel, Points = 78

 

Cari Schwarz and Exsarena
2. Exsarena and Cari Schwarz, Points 59

 

Engaço and Carlos Carneiro
3. Engaço, and Carlos Carneiro, Points = 57

 

Lisa's Captain Jack and Rob Zimmerman
4. Lisa’s Captain Jack and Rob Zimmerman, Points = 48

 

Endo the Blind and Morgan Wagner
5. Endo the Blind and Morgan Wagner, Points = 40

 

Tammy Williams and Davidoff DC
6. Davidoff DC and Tammy Williams, Points = 38

 

7. Nicole Grous and Zar Ris, Points = 32
7. Zar Ris and Nicole Grous, Points = 32

 

Jordan Banks and Zena Princesa MM, photo by K-Anderson Photography
8 (Tie). Xena Princesa MM and Jordan Banks, Points = 23, photo by K-Anderson Photography

 

8 (Tie). Cassandra Adams and Dutch Horsefriends Arjen, Points = 23
8 (Tie). Dutch Horsefriends Arjen and Cassandra Adams, Points = 23

 

Little Bo Dandy and Wendy Lee Dinnerstein
10. Little Bo Dandy and Wendy Lee Dinnerstein, Points = 22

Intermediate – Horse

1. Priscilla’s Flight, Australian Stock Horse owned by Prissy Rumel, Points = 78
2. Exsarena, Trakehner owned by Cari Schwartz, Points = 58
3. Engaço, Lusitano owned by Marilyn Hite, Points = 57
4. Lisa’s Captain Jack, Morgan owned by Rob Zimmerman, Points = 48
5. Endo the Blind, Appaloosa owned by Morgan Wagner, Points = 40
6. Davidoff DC, Lusitano owned by Tammy Williams, Points = 38
7. Zar Ris, Lusitano owned by Nicole Grous, Points = 32
8 (Tie). Xena Princesa MM, Lusitano owned by Jordan Banks, Points = 23
8 (Tie). Dutch Horsefriends Arjen, Friesian owned by Pieter Franken, Points = 23
10. Little Bo Dandy, American Bashkir Curly owned by Wendy Dinnerstein, Points = 22

Intermediate – American Rider

1. Prissy Rumel, Texas, Points = 78
2. Cari Schwartz, Oregon, Points = 59
3. Rob Zimmerman, Washington, Points = 48
4. Morgan Wagner, Oregon, Points = 40
5. Tammy Williams, Arizona, Points = 38
6. Nicole Grous, Washington, Points = 32
7 (Tie). Jordan Banks, Washington, Points = 23
7 (Tie). Cassandra Adams, California, Points = 23
9. Wendy Dinnerstein, Washington/Arizona, Points = 22
10. Chris Stanko, Colorado, Points = 20

Intermediate – International Rider

1. Carlos Carneiro, Portugal, Points = 47
2. Kim Peterson, Australia, Points = 19

Novice Level

Novice – Horse/Rider Pair

cdc-memoria
1. CDC Memoria and Julie Alonzo, Points = 134

2. Sandhaven Late to the Party and Kiki Pantaze, Points = 125 (not pictured yet)

Matt Command and Mary (Cassy) Holcomb
3. Matt Command and Mary (Cassy) Holcomb, Points = 119

 

Pepinics Matlock and Joan Moore
4. Pepinics Matlock and Joan Moore, Points = 116

 

Miguel BTSF and Lizann Dunegan
5. Miguel BTSF and Lizann Dunegan, Points = 113

 

6. Poplar's Samoa Star and Jennifer Lenz, Points = 85
6. Poplar’s Samoa Star and Jennifer Lenz, Points = 85

 

Jill Hamman-Bannister and Omni's Easy Jet
7. Omni’s Easy Jet and Jill Hamann-Bannister, Points = 71

 

Jill Lovelace and Driftin Juniper
#8. Drifting Juniper and Jill Lovelace, Points = 67

 

Elizabeth Wesman and Baronesa
#9. Baronesa and Elizabeth Wesman, Points = 62

 

10. Heather Humelbaugh and FT Sheer Perfection, Points = 52
10. FT Sheer Perfection and Heather Humelbaugh, Points = 52

Novice – Horse

1. CDC Memoria, Andalusian owned by Julie Alonzo, Points = 134
2. Sandhaven Late to the Party, Australian Stock Horse owned by Kellee Campbell, Points = 125
3. Matt Command, Quarter Horse owned by Mary (Cassy) Holcomb, Points = 119
4. Pepinics Matlock, Quarter Horse owned by Joan Moore, Points = 116
5. Miguel BTSF, Andalusian owned by Lizann Dunegan, Points = 113
6. Poplar’s Samoa Star, American Curly Horse owned by Jennifer Lenz, Points = 85
7. Omni’s Easy Jet, Quarter Horse owned by Jill Hamman-Bannister, Points = 71
8. Driftin Juniper, Quarter Horse owned by Jill Lovelace, Points = 67
9. Baronesa, Andalusian owned by Elizabeth Wesman, Points = 62
10. FT Sheer Perfection, American Warmblood owned by Heather Humelbaugh, Points = 52

Novice – American Rider

1. Kiki Pantaze, Texas, Points = 158
2. Julie Alonzo, Oregon, Points = 134
3. Mary (Cassy) Holcomb, Washington, Points = 119
4. Joan Moore, Washington, oints = 116
5. Lizann Dunegan, Oregon, Points = 113
6. Jennifer Lenz, Washington, Points – 85
7. Jill Hamman-Bannister, Oregon, Points = 71
8. Jill Lovelace, Oregon, Points = 67
9. Elizabeth Wesman, Washington, Points = 62
10. Heather Humelbaugh, Oregon, Points = 52

Novice – International Rider

1. Kim Peterson, Canada
1. Kim Peterson, Australia, Points = 59

 

Jill Barron
2. Jill Barron, Canada, Points = 41

 

Mckinley Wall
3. Mckinley Wall, Canada, Points = 39

 

Nicole Lansdell
4. Nicole Lansdell, Canada, Points = 26

5. Shannon Jaycock, Canada, Points = 9 (not pictured yet)

Novice – Junior Rider

Mckinley Wall
1. Mckinley Wall, Canada, Points = 39

 

Samuel Cruden and Shannon's Gold Remedy
2. Samuel Cruden and Shannon’s Gold Remedy, Oregon, Points = 30

 

Tristan Cruden and SR Lady of Chance
3. Tristan Cruden and SR Lady of Chance, Oregon, Points = 18

4. Madison Branham, Kansas, Points = 13 (not pictured yet)
5. Kirsty Ballinger, Texas, Points = 6 (not pictured yet)

Introductory Level

Introductory – Horse/Rider Pair

 

Three Days Late and Donna Luoma
1. Three Days Late and Donna Luoma, Points = 60

 

Yfke Von Borstel, and Lizann Dunegan
2. Yfke Von Borstal and Lizann Dunegan, Points = 41

 

Vera Jagendorf and Armano
3. Armano and Vera Jagendorf, Points = 28

 

Nancy Finn and BKT Drifting Swinger
4. BKT Drifting Swinger and Nancy Finn, Points = 27

5. Bandit and Carrie Tandy, Points = 24 (not pictured yet)

 

6. Jo Teter and Teters Dazzle, Points = 22
6. Teters Dazzle and Jo Teter, Points = 22

 

Flying Pine Destiny and Susan Wall
7 (Tie). Flyin Pine Destiny and Susan Wall, Points = 21

7 (Tie). Falcon CR and Tracy Eilers, Points = 21 (not pictured yet)

Denise Lukins and Mahon II FLH
7 (Tie). Mahon II FLH and Denise Lukins, Points = 21

 

7 (Tie). Shining Spartan and Erin O'Shaughnessy, Points = 21
7 (Tie). Shining Spartan and Erin O’Shaughnessy, Points = 21

 

Louise McCall and Rio Bravo
7 (Tie). Rio Bravo and Louise McCall, Points = 21

Introductory – Horse

1. Three Days Late, Half-Andalusian/Lusitano owned by Donna Luoma, Points = 60
2. Yfke Von Borstel, Friesian owned by Lizann Dunegan, Points = 41
3. Armano, Half-Andalusian owned by Vera Jagendorf, Points = 28
4. BKT Drifting Swinger, Quarter Horse owned by Nancy Finn, Points = 27
5. Bandit, Quarter Horse owned by Carrie Tandy, Points = 24
6. Teters Dazzle, Mule owned by Jo Teter, Points = 22
7 (Tie). Flyin Pine Destiny, Quarter Horse owned by Susan Wall, Points = 21
7 (Tie). Falcon CR, Lusitano owned by Tracy Eilers, Points = 21
7 (Tie). Mahon II FLH, Haflinger owned by Denise Lukins, Points = 21
7 (Tie). Shining Spartan, Quarter Horse owned by Erin O’Shaughnessy
7. (Tie). Rio Bravo, Grade Horse owned by Louise McCall, Points = 21

Introductory – American Rider

1. Donna Luoma, Oregon, Points = 60
2. Lizann Dunegan, Oregon, Points = 41
3. Vera Jagendorf, Oregon, Points = 28
4 (Tie). Nancy Finn, Washington, Points = 27
4 (Tie). Madison Waller, Texas, Points = 27
6. Carrie Tandy, Texas, Points = 24
7. Joe Teter, Nebraska, Points = 22
8 (Tie). Tracy Eilers, Oregon, Points = 21
8 (Tie). Denise Lukins, Washington, Points = 21
8 (Tie). Erin O’Shaughnessy, Washington, Points = 21
8 (Tie). Louise McCall, Iowa, Points = 21

Introductory – International Rider

1. Susan Wall, Canada, Points = 21
2. Brenna Jaycock, Canada, Points = 4

Introductory – Junior Rider

1. Madison Waller, Texas, Points = 27
2. Hallie Paulson, Nebraska, Points = 4

* Leaderboard last updated November 25, 2016.

Points were earned during the 2016 competition season (December 1, 2015 to November 30, 2016) and performance from the following shows:

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